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Black People in New York Suffer from Depression More Than Any Other Group in the City

While sitcoms are full of New Yorkers gabbing about therapy, the reality is that many people in the city suffer from mental health issues that go untreated. Health data gathered by city mental health workers shows that one group is overwhelmingly neglected: black New Yorkers. Read more… Continue Reading from the Source

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Elected Officials and residents still fighting against Time Warp US

From residents to elected officials, Time Warp‘s return to New York hasn’t been welcomed. Just eight days before the festival is set to bring a plethora of underground’s largest stars back, local leaders have become increasingly vocal about their lack of trust. Claiming that the festival’s organizers failed to notify residents or representatives of the area, a number […]

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Good Morning Mix: Joris Voorn goes all night at Output NYC

From Essential Mix duties through FABRIC compilation curation and global festival domination, Joris Voorn remained an intense point of interest to the less groomed ranks of electronic music throughout 2015. The Rejected cohort recently took Brooklyn’s Output into the early hours with a welcomingly extended set, the first two hours of which have now made it onto Soundcloud. The […]

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Walk Manhattan’s Entire 32-Mile Shoreline In 25 Images

This past Saturday, people from all over the world gathered for an event known as the Great Saunter: a 12-hour walk around Manhattan’s perimeter. The 32-mile pilgrimage in the midst of spring’s bloom brought us through 20 waterfront parks, a surprise farmer’s market, underneath historic bridges, and within parting and welcoming gazes of the Statue […]

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Franchise redux: The professionalization of the sharing economy has deep implications

Editor’s note: This is a guest contribution by Drew Patterson, CEO of Room77 and co-founder of Jetsetter and Kayak. It has been an eventful two weeks for the sharing economy. New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and Airbnb are battling in the courts of law and public opinion. The New York Times delivered a day-in-the-life of […]

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NY Attorney General tells Pando: Current hotel laws were made with Airbnb in mind

There’s a tech storm a-brewin’ in New York. Earlier this week, the New York state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman submitted an affidavit claiming that, according to an unofficial count, two-thirds of New York City’s Airbnb listings are illegal. This was meant to bolster his subpoena for Airbnb’s records. Airbnb’s response maintained that Scheiderman’s request is out […]

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What burrowing owls have to do with San Francisco’s housing protests, a luxury apartment for horses

What burrowing owls have to do with San Francisco’s housing protests, a luxury apartment for horses in Manhattan, and Boston looks back on the transformation of its civic identity, one year later. Plus, a recap of Gizmodo’s Utopia Week. Climb aboard this week’s Urban Reads. Read more… Continue Reading from the Source

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