20 Instagrams of New York City All Decked Out for Christmas

20 Instagrams of New York City All Decked Out for Christmas
It's Christmas Eve Eve (that's a thing, right?) and despite the unseasonably warm weather, New York City is still going all-out for the holiday. From Brooklyn to Midtown to the subway (pictured above) and back again, every corner of the city is kitted …
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Gender price gouging? How products aimed at females cost more
It is a known fact that women get paid less than men, but a new study shows they may also be paying more for virtually the same product. The New York City Department of Consumer Affairs revealed a sharp gap between products aimed at women and girls …
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New York City's Flu Shot Mandate for Young Children Is Struck Down

New York City's Flu Shot Mandate for Young Children Is Struck Down
A judge ruled on Thursday that the New York City health department could not require young children to be vaccinated for the flu to attend city-licensed preschools and day care centers, striking down one of the more ambitious public health initiatives …
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New York City to Expand Homeless Outreach
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the creation of a citywide task force to address street homelessness block-by-block, saying in a speech to business leaders Thursday that the city will arrive on-scene within an hour of a resident reporting …
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Christmas in New York City
Nobody would fault you for heading to New York City in the spring when Central Park blooms big or, really, in any of the seasons—but to see the city in a full-on glittery Christmas frenzy, winter can't be beat. The city's usual go-go-go energy (there …
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