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The Stories of 2012

Dec 23, 2012

  From key educational policies and prominent local election races to the ripple effects of Superstorm Sandy and the Connecticut school shooting, Gotham Gazette continued to report on the issues that


Election Day in NYC

Nov 06, 2012

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Top Stories of 2011

Dec 26, 2011

Photo by John Wardell Round and round it goes. A number of our pundits made some big bets last year, pushing all their chips into the center of the table, only


City Council Votes for Local Food

Jul 29, 2011

Photo by Timothy Vogel Barnard College put a greenhouse on one of its campus buildings several years ago. A bill passed by City Council yesterday aims to encourage more rooftop


Letting History Speak for Itself

Jul 15, 2011

Photo by Ken McCown In a change from the original design, hundreds of trees will create a canopy of leaves on the plaza of the National September 11th Memorial. Michael Arad, who


Is Cuomo Losing Democratic Legislators?

Jun 23, 2011

Photo by By Office of Gov. Andrew Cuomo Gov. Andrew Cuomo marches in the Puerto Rican Day parade. To a number of advocates and lawmakers, the end of legislative session this week


Cuomo Takes His Issues to the People

May 05, 2011

Photo courtesy of the Office of the Governor Yesterday Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced his 'People First Tour' to rally support for his legislative agenda. With 19 days left in the legislative session