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While Politicians Use Asylum Seekers To Score Points, NYC’s Mutual Aid Groups Are Actually Helping Them

City government has taken a backseat to the efforts of volunteers, who are trying to help migrants navigate New York’s shelter system and land on their feet.

August 10, 2022
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New York’s Delivery Class Is Just Trying to Stay Cool

The city’s delivery workers are braving deadly weather conditions, again .

August 9, 2022
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There’s Still 50 Coffee Filters of Summer Left

"Time is money" is a thing that people like to say but those people should try actually holding time in their hands this way, dozens of crisp filters pressed together like a literal wad of cash.

August 3, 2022
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Photos: How New Yorkers Are Keeping Cool Against the Backdrop of Certain Environmental Collapse

City residents are hitting the Big Apple’s beaches, pools, and parks to find some much-needed chill as the planet burns.

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Central Park’s Other Penguins Face Extinction

Swimming programs in the city face an uncertain future. What does a community lose with them?

July 22, 2022
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Hell Gate Pool Report: ‘It’s Not Cool’

Swimmers adjusted to a new, crowded, hot reality, but relief is on the way.

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Get in, Loser: We’re Driving Our Kia SUV on the Beach During Sea Turtle Nesting Season

Kia knew their sea turtle commercial was bogus, but they ran it anyway.

June 20, 2022
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Hell Gate Is One Month Old

Was this just a bridge to nowhere or the beginning of something beautiful?

June 1, 2022
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How Much Should a Nutcracker Cost?

The first nutcracker of the season is upon us...

May 28, 2022