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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."    

Prospect Heights »

Two cherry trees have bloomed their first buds at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, officials said Wednesday.

Park Slope »

Park Slope's Sixth Avenue Baptist Church gives out the annual honor to "applaud righteousness."

Lincoln Square »

The presidential candidate will appear at the annual "Women in the World" summit on April 6.

Crown Heights »

Old lagering tunnels below Crown Heights, now used as a cheese cave, will host a preschool fundraiser.

Astoria »

The EDC is soliciting ideas from second graders across the city to come up with names for the boats.

Central Harlem »

If you make $64,000 or less a year, you may qualify for free tax prep assistance.

Forest Hills »

The actor had brunch with his family at Nick’s Bistro. 

SoHo »

Alex Reinoso said he posted fliers asking for a conservative to find common ground. 

Financial District »

De Blasio had a cringe-worthy photo-op with the "Fearless Girl" statue, which will remain until 2018.

Upper West Side »

There's more than one reason you have to pester schools' parent coordinators.

Upper West Side »

Want to learn tai chi, skateboarding or the tango? You can this summer in Riverside Park.

Elmhurst »

CB4 members said the Supreme Court justice, who died in Feb. 2016, isn't well known enough in Elmhurst.

East Village »

A Queens artist launched the campaign to raise awareness of contributions made by refugees.

Corona »

Batter up for a lineup featuring some of the most popular foods in the city.