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A Free Bite of the Big Apple

Saturday, October 25th, 2014

From Gala to Golden Delicious, thousands crunched local apples during New York’s Food Day. Visitors to the Union Square Greenmarket got a chance to join in on the kickoff crunch at noon or take a free apple for the road.

The third annual Big Apple Crunch promoted the efforts of New York State’s apple growers, who produce 30 million bushels a year.

Artists Share Prayer for Peace

Saturday, October 18th, 2014

Artists from Christian, Muslim and Jewish backgrounds are teaming for an exhibition called, “AMEN: A Prayer for the World.” The exhibition, at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, features life-size fiberglass sculptures in four different poses of prayer.

The art show, which runs through Nov. 23, marks the sixth produced by the non-profit group CARAVAN and co-curated by the organization’s president and founder, the Rev. Paul-Gordon Chandler.

Balance Eludes Housing Market

Saturday, October 11th, 2014

Luxury home builders continue to snap up real estate in the city as more people abandon the suburbs for urban life. But rising rent and real estate costs threaten to price out residents at various income levels.

Wheels Turn on Climate Change

Thursday, September 25th, 2014

A group of wheelchair users who call themselves “Crips for the Climate” gathered at the People’s Climate March to call attention to the issue of climate change and explain its specific importance to New York’s disabled community.

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Capitalizing on Cannabis

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

Throwing a Political Party

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

Seeding the Deforestation Battle

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

Racing Against Rare Cancers

Saturday, September 20th, 2014

Words of Praise for a Poet

Saturday, September 13th, 2014