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This Is New York

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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."    

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.

Upper West Side »

Lee Bryant, who was famously slapped in the face on "Airplane!" said United is no laughing matter.

Lower East Side »

The most popular grilled cheese shop in the city is located in the Lower East Side, the company found.

Astoria »

The funds will help finish restoring and displaying the puppets, the Museum of the Moving Image said.

Upper West Side »

A total of 18 sites in Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens will be hawking Thin Mints and Samoas.

Flatiron »

New York City has no shortage of kid-friendly Easter events this year.

St. George »

The mayor chowed down on a cannolo from Royal Crown Bakery as part of his welcome to Staten Island.

Financial District »

Los Pollos Hermanos is the brainchild of "Breaking Bad" creator Gus Fring.

Forest Hills »

Trump used to take the F train from Jamaica Estates to Forest Hills.