New York City moves to drop nearly 1,500 prosecutions related to sex work

The move comes as Mayor Bill de Blasio proposes the decriminalization of sex work, which largely affects communities of color. Mariel Padilla Originally published by The 19th District attorneys in New York City have moved to dismiss nearly 1,500 sex-work-related cases as Mayor Bill de Blasio pushes for a statewide decriminalization. 

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Clearing the Fog: The Truth About Roosevelt Island’s Population…

Roosevelt Island population? How many people live here? Should be an easy answer, but it isn’t because it’s been lied about for so long. So, let’s clear it up.

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‘Doing nothing’ is all the rage – is it a form of resistance, or just an indulgence for the lucky few?

Ingrid Nelson, Amherst College The pandemic has either created too much free time or too little. Kitchen-table commutes and reduced social obligations expand mornings and weekends for some, while caretakers and gig workers are exhausted by the constant, overlapping demands of home and work.

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All About the Roosevelt Island Tram Today, Including COVID Restrictions

Welcome to our Roosevelt Island Tram Guide for 2021/Coronavirus Update. With the opening of FDR Four Freedoms Park, then Cornell Tech, interest in Roosevelt Island soared. Soon, the Tram, New York City’s cheapest big thrill, caught the attention too.

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Current staffer becomes 8th woman to accuse Cuomo of inappropriate behavior

By Steve Bittenbender | The Center Square contributor/March 19th, 2021 (The Center Square) – A new accuser has come forward in the ongoing sexual harassment scandal tied to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo. On Friday, a current staffer came forward with a series of allegations against the leader facing numerous calls to resign over similar

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