Tag Archives: Celia Gorman

Cecile Goyette: Caring for Cats in Harlem

When Cecile Goyette moved to Harlem and discovered a colony of feral cats, she decided to get involved in the New York City animal rescue community. Goyette cares for the colony, which lives in a community garden behind her apartment. … Continue reading

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Nyack’s Free-Range Thanksgiving Turkey Truck

Nothing says Thanksgiving like a free-range, antibiotic- and hormone-free turkey. These holiday birds were pre-ordered and hand delivered from Dines Farms in the Catskills. At a pre-Thanksgiving farmers’ market in Nyack, NY, Mary Fields told us everything we ever wanted … Continue reading

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Adults Don’t Cover Up: We’re all at risk

After a study on NYC teens’ sexual behavior was released, we asked you to weigh in on risky sexual behaviors and the prevalence of sexual violence in the world after high school. Specifically we asked if you had: Ever had … Continue reading

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Are you at risk? Teens, Sexual Violence and STDs

Boys and girls who like both boys and girls are at risk, a new study said. But it’s not who they are having sex with, it’s how. NYC teens who have partners of both genders are more likely to have … Continue reading

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Cafe Amrita: A Bar Resisting the Recession

In this economy running a small business can be an uphill climb. Rob Song owns Cafe Amrita, a cafe and bar on West 110th Street near Central Park. Song’s cafe is facing a long list of challenges–the recession, a gentrified … Continue reading

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The Pest Next Door

Everyone loves a good neighbor – the kind of person who you’d trust to feed your goldfish and watch your house while you’re away on vacation. Unfortunately for some people, the person down the hall makes moving seem worthwhile. Dealing … Continue reading

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Anti-Landlord Politicians

“Just say no” is a familiar phrase, but lately politicians are applying it in a new way. Andrew Cuomo, Suzi Oppenheimer and Bill de Blasio are all saying “No” to landlords. NYC Public Advocate Bill de Blasio added another landlord … Continue reading

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Morningside Park Improvements: The Proof is in the Playground

Once filled with drug addicts and the homeless, Morningside Park is now a safe, green, and family-friendly zone, and the proof is in the playgrounds. At the 14th Annual Common Ground Festival, hosted by Friends of Morningside Park, laughter dominated … Continue reading

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Skunks: The Third Plague

The newest pest craze really stinks—literally. First bugs, then raccoons, and now skunks have infiltrated New York City and its media. The New Times City Room reported on residents complaining about the skunk population increase in northern Manhattan and The … Continue reading

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Rabid Raccoons Take Over Central Park

Raccoons get into your garbage, under your porch—even inside your house. NYC residents have reported a record number of raccoons this year. They’re the new bedbugs. But unlike bedbugs, they can carry a real threat to your health: Rabies. Continue reading

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