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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."    

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. 

Long Island City »

The museum is offering the deal in honor of the outdoor concert series' 20th anniversary.

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.