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Jen Chung co-created Gothamist in 2002 with Jake Dobkin, establishing it as a website about New York City and everything that happens in it and an essential must-read for New Yorkers. She also launched sites across the country and world, including DCist, LAist, and Londonist. She loves learning about NYC arcana and meeting bodega cats. She is currently Senior Editor of NYC Accountability in the Gothamist + WNYC newsroom.

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The bears, Amber, Luna, and Treena, come from the Bronx Zoo.


The carousel, which was restored by Jane Walentas and brought to Brooklyn in 2011, was originally built in 1922.


The subway system has been the target of other violent attacks, most notably bombing attempts.


100 streets will be car-free on Saturday, April 23rd, which will kick-off 2022's Open Streets program.


"Over the last several decades coyotes have been expanding their natural range in response to ample food and open habitat," the Parks Department said.


"Davey lives with his wife and two rescue cats and has not owned an automobile in 12 years," the MTA's press release said.


A federal judge said that New York City too slow to make the city's streets accessible to the blind and low-vision pedestrians.


Right now, the 16-month federal environmental review is underway.


Only a small fraction of NYC's streets have red-light cameras, which give tickets to speeders and prevent speeding.


Statewide, Governor Hochul announced the indoor mask mandate for schools will be lifted on March 2nd. The city is waiting longer.


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