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This Is New York

About this feature

This is the city’s story and every day it’s different. Our reporters see unique things that make their neighborhoods great. This blog is for those moments that make you scratch your head, celebrate, or gripe to your coworker about how, for better or worse, "This is New York."    

Williamsburg »

Unlike current train models, the open gangway subway trains will be one connected corridor.

Midtown »

Gothamist's Scott Heins juxtaposed pictures of streets before and during a day without cars.

Gowanus »

The actress vented on social media that the Gowanus parking lot's electric car charger was broken.

Flushing »

The weekly night market returned April 22 with even more stands, from Bolivian to Ukrainian delicacies.

Fordham »

The elaborate glass sculptures by artist Dale Chihuly open Saturday and run through October.

Midtown »

"There Is No Planet B," one sign read at Saturday's march.

Mott Haven »

The titular character of HBO's "Veep" has her offices in the South Bronx in the season premiere.

Glendale »

The bong was left out on the holiest of days on pot fans' calendars. 

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Sky on West 42nd Street claims to be the only residential building in the city to offer the service.

Jamaica »

NYC Audubon got a $40,000 grant from the NY Community Trust to create a first-ever database.

St. George »

The 460-foot tall crane, which is 170 feet shorter than the wheel will be, was installed last month.

Battery Park City »

Mayor Bill de Blasio called the "Charging Bull" a "celebration of unfettered capitalism."

Upper West Side »

The two-bedroom Dr. Jonathan Zizmor and his wife sold in March could use some cosmetic work.

Mariners Harbor »

Locals have been calling it "The Big Park" for years, so city officials adopted the name, they said.