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Evan Forsch, Week of Jan. 2, 2014
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Your New Year’s resolutions for 2014?

– PHOTOS BY SAM SPOKONY

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Anyone care about cameras?

BY CLAYTON PETTERSON  |  It seems traditional photography is going the way of the horse and buggy. Eastman Kodak is laying people off and discontinuing the production of cellulose acetate film, the product heavily associated with the Kodak name. We know Polaroid has suffered the same demise. Well, what about the Canon camera? My guess read more here »

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Ira Blutreich, Week of Dec. 26, 2013

An inconvenient truth: Global temperatures have not increased in the past 15 years.  

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Rec director keeps the leagues running, and the games on time

BY PASHA FARMANARA  |  As a referee, coach and league manager for 30 years with the Department of Parks and Recreation, Bill Lynch has made a lasting impact on the youth and adults who participate in Parks’ sports leagues. Every April to November, Lynch puts together about 11 basketball tournaments. He has also started running read more here »

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Bit by bit, digital currency is gaining a foothold

BY PASHA FARMANARA   |  With all the complex talk about bitcoin buzzing around the media, many people have found themselves out of the loop and are afraid to ask the simple question: What is bitcoin? For starters, bitcoin is a currency just like the dollar, euro or pound. Its biggest difference is that there read more here »

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Evan Forsch, Week of Dec. 19, 2013
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Loyalty, long walks and…liver!

BY HEATHER DUBIN | Cookie is no stranger to the Tompkins Square Park dog run.  David Joffe, who has lived in the same apartment in the East Village for 37 years, takes Cookie, a 10-year-old collie-German shepherd mix, outside for two-hour stretches, three times a day. On a recent weeknight, Joffe was amongst a handful of dog read more here »

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Evan Forsch, Week of Dec. 5, 2013
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Gontikas goes gonzo on M.C.L.A. as Violets win third straight in rout

BY DANIEL JEAN-LUBIN  |  The New York University men’s basketball team picked up its third win of the season after an 83-62 victory over the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts on Sat., Nov. 23, at home, at Coles Sports Center, at Mercer and Bleecker Sts. Costis Gontikas, the team’s sophomore center, from Athens, Greece, played read more here »

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