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Growing List of Park Rules Irks Some New Yorkers

Jul 01, 2011

Photo by Andrea Morasso A move to enforce "quiet zones" has silenced some musicians in Central Park. To read the many comments on this story, click here. For New Yorkers, parks are not


Beyond the Mosque: Bloomberg and New York's Muslims

Nov 16, 2010

Photo by Ben Piven When Mayor Michael Bloomberg strongly defended the proposed Islamic community center and mosque near Ground Zero last August even as polls showed most New Yorkers opposed the