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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."    

Concourse »

The Campaign Finance Board has launched a design contest in advance of the 2017 election season.

East Harlem »

The entertainment mogul announced on Twitter that his school was now accepting applications.

Belmont »

The animals were a gift from the Fort Peck Assiniboine and Sioux Native American tribes.

Williamsburg »

The tweet came after an L train had trouble with its doors at Third Avenue, the MTA said.

Corona »

The wildly popular market will charge admission on April 22 and 29 but will be free starting May 6.

Midtown »

You can still swipe New Yorkers into the system with your MetroCard — just don't charge them for it.

Financial District »

The bronze statue staring down the Wall Street Bull has become a symbol of female power, for some.

Prospect Heights »

This spring's wild weather has not affected the famous blooms much, the Brooklyn Botanic Gardens says.

Midtown »

The city has extended its application deadline, officials said Monday.

Carroll Gardens »

Carroll Gardens and Kensington are tougher for buyers than Williamsburg and Midtown, StreetEasy found.

Park Slope »

Average rent for a one-bedroom in Park Slope was $2,542 last month, according to real estate firm MNS.

Upper West Side »

We got a sneak peek at the exhibit that opens to the public on March 20.

Midtown »

The 256th annual St. Patrick's Parade kicked off at 11 a.m. at 44th Street and Fifth Avenue.

Midtown »

DNAinfo has rounded up watch-party bars for college teams from seven NCCA conferences.