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Harlem – News September 29, 2011

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New Yorkers keep it stylin' after Fashion Week
New Yorkers keep it stylin’ after Fashion Week (New York Daily News)
The 25-year-old Brooklynite keeps his outfits simple -A dark denim and button-up shirt – but always has on a pair of cool kicks.
Fowl play: Bronx neighbors are staging a coop at urban chicken farm (NY Daily News)
“Today is my first day as a chicken farmer!” crows Lily Kesselman, who is cradling a speckled hen in a lush garden where rows of bell peppers, collard greens and string beans are flourishing on a late Indian summer afternoon.

ADV: New York Neo-Futurist Workshop (Playbill)
The New York Neo-Futurists Fall Basic Training Workshop The New York Neo-Futurists, the writer/performers of the critically-acclaimed long-running show Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind , announce our upcoming workshop.

Report: Emergency food pantries have become a mainstay in many people's diet
Report: Emergency food pantries have become a mainstay in many people’s diet (The Post-Standard)
Stacey Miller , 28, and her sons, Donavan , 11, and Troy, 10, pick up groceries at the Bed-Stuy Campaign Against Hunger food pantry, which serves nearly 10,000 low-income individuals monthly in Brooklyn, N.Y. A report by a Chicago-based hunger-relief group says emergency food banks and pantries are becoming long-term solutions for a lot of hungry … (more)
Medicaid Redesign Team for Affordable Housing (NY Non-Profit Press)
New York State has announced the formation of a Medicaid Redesign Team Affordable Housing Work Group which will develop a statewide plan for increasing access to affordable housing so that New York State Medicaid beneficiaries are not forced into institutional settings because they cannot access affordable housing.A The work group’s mission states … (more)

Oyster gardens growing under Raritan Bay (SILive)
SOUTH/EAST SHORES – Along the Raritan Bay coast of Staten Island, a number of unusual gardens are growing: They’re made up of oysters.

Tasting Rao's: America's Toughest Restaurant Reservation
Tasting Rao’s: America’s Toughest Restaurant Reservation (Forbes)
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