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Puerto Rican Day Parade Honoree: ‘A Bad Guy.’ ‘Why Not?’

Puerto Rican Day Parade Honoree: ‘A Bad Guy.’ ‘Why Not?’ Puerto Ricans in New York greeted the choice of Oscar López Rivera, a militant recently released from prison, with disdain, support but also shrugs. {$excerpt:n} Source: New York Times

A Daring Beer Run to Soldiers in Vietnam, Recounted Yet Again

A Daring Beer Run to Soldiers in Vietnam, Recounted Yet Again A retired sandhog is visiting union halls and veterans posts to promote his book about a barroom-inspired trip to see his soldier buddies during the Vietnam War. {$excerpt:n} Source:…

New Yorkers Eagerly Head to Ferries, and Grumpily Board Them

New Yorkers Eagerly Head to Ferries, and Grumpily Board Them Less than a month after the launch of the NYC Ferry service, passengers on the city’s newest transit option dealt with long lines and delays over the holiday weekend. {$excerpt:n}…

In Albany, Stipends Known as ‘Lulus’ Feed a Culture of Scandal

In Albany, Stipends Known as ‘Lulus’ Feed a Culture of Scandal A dust-up over the allowances implicates a culture that allows state lawmakers, who have long complained that they are underpaid, to pad their income. {$excerpt:n} Source: New York Times

Why Have So Many Women Quit on Mayor de Blasio?

Why Have So Many Women Quit on Mayor de Blasio? More than twice as many women as men have walked away from high-level positions with the mayor, and some cite a sometimes harsh style and culture. {$excerpt:n} Source: New York…

Net Zero U: Cornell’s Climate-Conscious Urban Campus Arises

Net Zero U: Cornell’s Climate-Conscious Urban Campus Arises A new complex on Roosevelt Island aims to produce as much energy as it uses. Here’s how the designers are making it happen. {$excerpt:n} Source: New York Times

Look Inside the Newly Renovated Hudson Theatre

Look Inside the Newly Renovated Hudson Theatre 1984, opening June 22, will be the second show to play at Hudson Theatre since its renovation. {$excerpt:n} Source: Playbill

Navy Parachutist Dies During Demonstration Over Jersey City

Navy Parachutist Dies During Demonstration Over Jersey City The parachutist, a member of the elite Leap Frogs team, plunged into the Hudson River as hundreds watched from Liberty State Park. {$excerpt:n} Source: New York Times

Owners Vow to Rebuild Long Island Bar Frequented by Kerouac

Owners Vow to Rebuild Long Island Bar Frequented by Kerouac At Gunther’s Tap Room, which was gutted by fire, Jack Kerouac was known as a barfly, not the king of the Beats. The owners say they hope to restore the…

The Motive in a Manhattan Shooting? The Statue of Liberty

The Motive in a Manhattan Shooting? The Statue of Liberty An unlikely turf battle at the bottom of Manhattan is being fought over the Statue of Liberty. There have been several assaults and most recently a shooting. {$excerpt:n} Source: New…