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New look at NoMAA | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen Location, location, location. Long the battle cry of real estate professionals, the limited availability of local and accessible space within which to paint, plié and ponder has also been the bane of artists everywhere – and…

BP releases plan to address Omicron surge | Manhattan Times

Do better. Voicing concerns about the number of Covid infections and hospitalizations in New York City, new Manhattan Borough President Mark Levine has released a 16-point plan to slow the spread of Omicron. Levine, formerly the Health Committee Chair…

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Apply online for half-fare MetroCards | Manhattan Times

On track. Securing a Reduced-Fare MetroCard just got a whole lot easier, after the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) launched an online application process this week that allows transit riders to apply for a card through the MTA’s website. The…

The forgotten first responders | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen Lieutenant Paramedic Anthony Almojera has lived through the nightmare. He is still haunted by the memory of marathon shifts during the height of the Covid-19 pandemic. During March and April 2020, calls for 911 assistance reached…

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Dyckman Farmhouse to receive major renovation | Manhattan Times

A major overhaul is planned for the Dyckman Farmhouse in Inwood. Built around 1784 by William Dyckman, the structure is the oldest remaining farmhouse in Manhattan and currently houses a museum. On November 10, the Dyckman Farmhouse Museum Alliance,…

Science of Fall Colors | Manhattan Times

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Uptown Collective (@uptowncollectiv) For years, scientists have worked to understand the changes that occur in trees and shrubs during autumn. Although we don’t know all the details, we do know…

Resilience, writ large | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen View this post on Instagram A post shared by Manhattan Times (@manhattantimes) The white-tailed hawk is a large bird of prey typically found throughout the tropical and subtropical climes of the Americas. These days, you can…

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“Respect to the Legend” | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen Franco Gaskin has given to the streets for over three decades. Now it’s the community’s turn. Gaskin, a prolific muralist and artist better known in Northern Manhattan as “Franco the Great” or “the Picasso of Harlem,”…