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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."    

Belmont »

The zoo has eight of the animals, called Indian gharials, at their river habitat in JungleWorld.

Upper West Side »

Writer/director Sébastien Pilley is shooting the film that fictionalizes life with his grandmother.

Greenwich Village »

Hawk-watchers are grateful to NYU's new president for bringing back the ability to watch the birds.

Financial District »

The Urban Land Institute New York tapped projects that are innovative and sustainable.

Financial District »

A longtime "Falcon Cam" broadcasts a live video of nesting falcons and their eggs at 55 Water St.

Upper West Side »

Indulge in classic Italian or go healthy with two new juice bars.

Jackson Heights »

Blink Fitness is turning off the news on gym TVs each Monday in April, they announced.

Governors Island »

Visitors can help support the island through its new membership and donation program.

Red Hook »

The city is calling artists to work with Red Hook residents on an installation about climate change.

Morningside Heights »

The bookstore's founder talks Columbia, the community and how his business has lasted for two decades.

Jamaica »

The annual concert will take place at Roy Wilkins Park on June 25.

Coney Island »

The Chicago Cubs' minor league affiliate will become the "Deep Dishers" for the one-day showdown.

Red Hook »

Time to get in some practice swings of your own before the Yankees and Mets celebrate opening day.

SoHo »

The popular L.A. restaurant will be a Chefs Club Counter on Spring Street for 3-months.