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This Is New York

About this feature

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."    

Eltingville »

Two ponies were spotted trotting down Hylan Boulevard on Tuesday morning.

Fort Greene »

Shannon Pierre charges $50 to shovel your house, $45 if you’ve got salt.

Washington Heights »

Public school students aren't the only ones enjoying a snow day.

Midtown »

Hide from the snow with these binge-able TV shows and movies.

Carroll Gardens »

From waste dumps to theaters, this map shows where city facilities are in your neighborhood.

Bed-Stuy »

Rep. Hakeem Jeffries recited lyrics from "Juicy" on the 20-year death anniversary of Biggie's death.

Ditmars »

Locals will celebrate with cake and champagne, while the bridge itself is getting new murals.

Greenwich Village »

Here's a roundup of events celebrating International Women's Day into the night.

Upper East Side »

The app uses audio and historic photos to explore 15 historic sites in the city.

Financial District »

The 4-foot tall statue, a temporary piece, is a call for more women leaders in business.

Financial District »

Though unintentional, the symbolism, on the eve of International Women's Day, was felt.

Upper West Side »

Seventh grader Sasha Matthews is taking commissions to draw people as "everyday superheroes."

Washington Heights »

Ricky Barksdale, an actor and martial artist, was returning home from training when he won the award.

Union Square »

The offer is good at IHOP restaurants in the city through 7 p.m.