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BMCC: Start Here. Go Anywhere.

BMCC is among the top five community colleges nationwide. More than 27,000 students from New York City and the world start at BMCC for an affordable, high-quality education that pays off. Students save by earning an associate degree that easily transfers to a bachelor’s program, or propels them into a successful career. BMCC offers flexible […]

BY SCOTT STIFFLER | Nancy Rappaport, MD sought solace in long walks or small acts kindness offered by others — but in doing so, setbacks often found a way to assert themselves. Whether getting shooed out of a comforting cemetery, being fined for letting her unleashed dog roam the beach, or having hospital staff insist […]

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Judy’s Magic Wand

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BY PUMA PERL Judy was my mother’s best friend Even her name distinguished her from the other friends Elsie and Gertrude and Ann with their short hair and Brooklyn voices Judy lived in a midtown Manhattan high-rise She worked in the garment district and gave me clothes like those other girls wore Poor boy sweaters, […]

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Fall is fast approaching, and it’s the time of the year to make your final decisions for your child’s after-school program. The options — from swimming to 3D-printing classes to everything in-between — can be intimidating and overwhelming. How are you to make the right choice when time is of the essence? Evolution Enrichment Center […]

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Each morning, Michelle Juo looks forward to arriving to the laundromat she opened in Lower Manhattan six years ago. Michelle beams as she recounts, “It has been amazing to be so welcomed by this community. The East Village is a true home to my family.” What Michelle knows, though, is that competition is growing. A […]

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BY CATHERINE MCVAY HUGHES   |  Water surrounds Community Board 1 on three sides, and we experienced one of the highest inundation levels in Manhattan during Superstorm Sandy on Oct.29, 2012, with seven feet of water in some areas. Two people drowned in our district that night three years ago, and property damage was extreme.  […]

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BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC  |  Having made it to the second, and final, round of a national competition where $1 billion is up for grabs for storm protection, the city plans on submitting an application focused on Lower Manhattan — just not all of it. The National Disaster Resilience Competition (N.D.R.C.) is the last of Superstorm […]

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 ADVERTORIAL  |  Ever strain yourself trying to close a window shade? Rise up on your tiptoes to close that tall blind? Had a window blind that you simply can’t reach without go-go-gadget arms? Unfortunately along with beautiful executive-style homes often come hard-to-access windows that flood these homes with light. While “drenched in light” makes for […]

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(Posted May 7, 2015 and last updated May 13) Taste of Tribeca chefs say mother knows best. Many of them reminisced about the first meal to inspire them and a trend was noted: mom was usually the cook responsible. They learned a lot from mom over the years and now they have chosen to pass […]

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BY SEAN EGAN | Making a science fiction film — well, a really good science fiction film — is not easy, and doesn’t happen often. It requires the creation of a new world with new rules, the burden of spectacle, and bringing engaging characters and an exciting plot to life. The best sci-fi flicks make […]

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