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Past articles by Lidia:

Quality-of-life summonses plunge in NYC

How is the quality of life in New York City? Well, it depends on whom you ask. → Read More

Restaurant takes bitcoin because of 'freedom,' 'optimism'

At first glance La Sirène looks like any other cozy French restaurant, complete with escargot. But this new Upper West Side eatery accepts cash, check, American Express, and a powerful yet controversial form of currency known as bitcoin. → Read More

Tappan Zee Bridge closes to traffic forever

Another milestone is in the books as westbound traffic on the Tappan Zee Bridge was switched over to the new $4 billion Gov. Mario M. Cuomo Bridge Friday evening. → Read More

UNICEF on the ground at many disasters

Back-to-back tragedies have left people across the world now struggling just to survive. With so many different areas in desperate need of help, how can we make sure no one is forgotten? → Read More

MoviePass to theaters, studios: Give $10 plan a chance

They say when it sounds too good to be true it probably is but in the case of new subscription plan, MoviePass CEO Mitch Lowe says this is the real deal. → Read More

Amazon fulfillment center coming to Staten Island

It doesn't look like much now but an Amazon building is already being built on Staten Island. Staten Island Borough President James Oddo said he hopes it'll be fully operational in about a year. → Read More

Fumes sicken NYPD cops in Queens

Several NYPD officers were taken to a hospital after being sickened inside a Queens apartment building Friday morning. → Read More

Dogs and cats rescued from Houston need homes

More than a dozen animals rescued during Hurricane Harvey need forever homes. Maybe you can help. → Read More

Vandals hit church, synagogue with words of hate

Racist vandals targeted two houses of worship in Manhattan. Members of the church and synagogue say they refuse to be intimidated by hate. → Read More

'Subway Therapy' sticky notes return post-Charlottesville

Charlottesville, Virginia, may be hundreds of miles away from New York but what happened there is being felt by many people right here. → Read More

Study: Heavy drinking is public health crisis

You've been hearing a lot about how bad the opioid crisis is but health officials say alcohol addiction is increasing at an alarming rate. In fact, heavy drinking has now become a public health crisis, according to a recent study by researchers at the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. → Read More

Camping in style and comfort by the beach in Queens

What do you have when you go camping but with a glamorous twist? Answer: "Glamping." → Read More

More than $8 million worth of illegal elephant ivory crushed in Central Park

More than $8 million worth of ivory has been smashed to bits in Central Park. → Read More

One Film, One New York free movie screening

What quintessential New York film would you like to see? "Crooklyn," On the Town, Desperately Seeking Susan, The Wedding Banquet, or New York, New York"? → Read More

NYC pedestrians say some cyclists can be dangerous

Officials announced that bike ridership is now at record levels in New York City. The Citi Bike program and bike lanes have helped make bicycling more popular and safer. Although cycling is now safer for cyclists, some say the same can't be said for pedestrians. → Read More

Bicycling in New York City more popular and safer than ever

With all the issues going on with the subway and of course the usual traffic and construction throughout the city, a lot of New Yorkers say riding your bike is now one of the best ways to get around. → Read More

Harlem resident declares war on Mister Softee jingle

A woman living in Harlem wants to freeze out Mister Softee. → Read More

Thousands pay tribute to slain NYPD cop

A seemingly endless stream of officers, friends, family, and even people just from the neighborhood came by to pay their respects to fallen Police Officer Miosotis Familia, an NYPD hero gone far too soon. → Read More

Heavy rain means deluge of water in subways

Earlier Friday, the heavy rain made a tropical scene at a lot of subway stations, including at Bryant Park and 42nd Street. At the same station, it looked like a storm cloud was directly over the F train. → Read More

Shirtless man threatens to kill nun in church

Security camera video at a church in Brooklyn shows a nun running for her life Wednesday. → Read More