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Pizza in Forest Hills: A day in the life of D’Angelo’s

In New York City, pizza is as iconic  as yellow taxicabs and the statue of liberty. It’s such a staple of New York’s culinary culture that members of the United States Pizza Team, known for combining culinary arts with acrobatics, … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Restaurants Counter Obesity in New York City

When you picture what the average American looks like, what image comes to mind? Not only are adults increasingly becoming overweight, but children are as well. Close to 40 percent of children in New York City public schools are either overweight … Continue reading

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A Positive Life: Living with HIV

Peter Lamarca was  diagnosed with HIV in 1990. At the time, it was a death sentence that would claim the lives of his friends and lover. While it took away the ones he loved, he refuses to let it take … Continue reading

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Pecks In The City: Raising Chickens In Brooklyn

Sam Ashford is Brooklyn -born and -bred, but despite of his city pedigree,  is drawn to all things not cosmopolitan. He likes to build his own furniture, trade goods in lieu of spending money, and dumpster dive for food. He … Continue reading

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The Feast of San Gennaro

The Feast of San Gennaro had a week-long run (Sept 16-26) in New York, filling the streets of Little Italy with parades, free entertainment, and sizzling food. In its 84th year, the feast celebrates the lives of immigrants who came … Continue reading

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