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Drawing of the Statue of Liberty

A History of Refugee Presence in New York City

By Maya Mukherjee, Arts & Culture Editor May 3, 2022

New York is famously one of the most racially, ethnically, and linguistically diverse cities in the world. Most residents know that immigrants contribute greatly to our city's rich tapestry of cultures,...

Photograph of the Fearless Girl statue by Kristen Visbal across Arturo Di Modicas Charging Bull statue in Manhattans financial district.

Interviews: What Is It Like to Be a Woman in New York City?

By Ellen Zheng, Estela Santos Torres, and Miles Brust March 25, 2022

Please note: the following article contains discussions of sexual harassment and assault. Fear, discrimination, insults, and harassment are only some of the things many women experience in their lives....

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Are New York City Tourist Attractions Really Worth It?

By Sofia Tambalotti and Abigail Losi March 7, 2022

New York City is one of the most famous cities on Earth, which makes practically everything in it a tourist attraction. However, everyone seems to have different opinions on what’s worth visiting or...

Little Cupcake Bakeshop had a few customers, cupcakes, and a Food & Wine Magazine proclaiming it has best chocolate cake in the US.

A Walk Through Soho – The Pandemic and Businesses in Photographs

By Maya Din January 3, 2021

Taking a brisk walk around New York City in April – in the midst of the pandemic –I saw an empty city. Gone were the yellow taxis whisking people away, the people talking while bumping into each other,...

A screenshot from a New York Times story detailing life expectancy by NYC ZIP code.

Location, Location, Location: How Your ZIP Code Affects You

By Kristian Suh, staff writer June 22, 2020

As I anticipated attending high school in New York City, I looked forward to feeling the vibrancy of Manhattan’s many communities. In retrospect, however, I remember encountering blatant social inequality....

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