There Is No Planet B: The International Rally for Climate Change

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A quick look at the #PeoplesClimateMarch in New York City.

Blind and Gay and Not Alone

I'm From Driftwood - George Ashiotis

When one man was told, “It looks like you’re gay,” it was the beginning of something good.

Pretending to Be Humans of New York

Pretending to Be by prankdialz

A prankster hits the streets of Manhattan pretending to be Humans of New York’s Brandon Stanton, and the real Stanton rolls with it by saying, “Not bad.”

Sorry Liberals, Andrew Cuomo Is Doing Fine

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Some liberal commentators claim that New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s smaller than anticipated reelection margin is bad news for him. They are completely wrong.

A ‘Humans of New York’ Moment

A Humans of New York by Gisela Giardino

One warm winter evening on the Upper West Side, Thomas Fiffer reached out and touched a stranger’s life.

The Half-Life of Trauma: My Delayed Response to 9/11

The Half-Life of Trauma by glynlowe

Months after the twin towers collapsed, Thomas Fiffer’s life imploded. It took him years to figure out why.

Good News, Rich People: NYC Just Made Sure You Won’t Have to Look at The Poors Ever Again

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Next up: stairs for rich people, trampolines for everyone else.

New York is Filled with Boys

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If Walt Whitman had lived in a different time, he might’ve written Perry Brass’s celebration of the boy in all of us.

My Favorite Clients, The Lums

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Sometimes the most intense and passionate relationships occur between a lawyer and his clients. Bob Marrow tells the story of how he met and became friends with the Lums.

What I Learned About My Ex-Wife After My Daughter’s College Graduation

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A lesson in what people think when they panic.

Brooklyn Man Walks Out of Court, Cleared of Murder After 24 Years in Prison

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Today’s hearing was the final step in a process that began in June 2013.

Meet Joshua, a Real ‘Human of New York,’ and Hear Him Sing

Meet a Real Human by Melissa Elumba

His name is Joshua Paul Downs, and he sings in the subway to finance his life. Last week, on the way home, he got lucky. Hallelujah.

The Rope

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Neil Silberblatt remembers a friend, taken before his time, in this quiet slice-of-life.

10 Lifestyle Transformations Through City Biking

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Biking in New York City changed Argun Ulgen. Here’s how.

A Perversion of Justice: Cuffed to the Bed, but It’s Not What You Think

Sick Justice by Robb1e

How the NYPD handles gunshot victims with outstanding warrants while they recover in the hospital.