Monday, October 20, 2014

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Mayor Touts Number of Build it Back Projects

Mayor de Blasio greeted Sandy homeowners in Broad Channel Monday and says 727 construction projects have been launched since April as part of the city's Build it Back program. Updated 3:17 PM

Queens Botanical Garden Hosts Harvest Fest and Pumpkin Patch

The Queens Botanical Garden hosted its fourth annual Harvest Fest and Pumpkin Patch Sunday, where more than 50 vendors sold clothes, goods and fall themed treats, while festivalgoers also enjoyed pony rides, a petting zoo, pumpkin picking, face painting and live music.

3:03 PM


For YANA Director, Sandy Was a True Test for New Effort

When Hurricane Sandy hit nearly two years ago, one area particularly devastated was the Rockaways. For many there the recovery is still an ongoing process. One man who's been in a position to see that firsthand is the director of a community center that opened its door just weeks before the storm.

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NY1 Online: The New York Times Close Up 10/18/14

On the October 18 edition of "The New York Times Close Up," Sam Roberts talks with Fordham University associate law professor and former Democratic gubernatorial candidate Zephyr Teachout about her new book, "Corruption in America," reviewed in this Sunday's Times Book Review.

2:00 PM

NY1 Online: On Stage [Full Program] 10/18/14

An on-set interview with Rosemary Harris and Romola Garai, who are currently starring off-Broadway in Tom Stoppard's "Indian Ink"; reviews of the new Broadway production of "On the Town" and the Primary Stages production of "While I Yet Live"; and a look at "Tail! Spin!", a new political comedy starring SNL alum Rachel Dratch, highlight the October 18 edition of On Stage, hosted by Donna Karger.

1:58 PM




Volunteers Clean Up Hoover Park

The Briarwood Action Network brought volunteers young and old to clean up Hoover Park in conjunction with the citywide "It's My Park Day." 12:57 PM

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