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Patrons of the the New World Mall in Flushing ride the escalator from the food court. The Queens neighborhood has become a hot spot for northern Chinese immigrants in the past few years. The trend has brought a cultural wave of influence on the food and business markets in the community. Cameron Robert/NPR hide caption

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Leaving China's North, Immigrants Redefine Chinese In New York

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Sources tell NPR that former New York City Michael Bloomberg is seriously considering launching an independent bid for the White House. Thibault Camus/AP hide caption

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Anti-gun groups and state officials joined New Yorkers Against Gun Violence to mark the sixth month anniversary of the Newtown massacre on the steps of New York City Hall in 2013. Bebeto Matthews/AP hide caption

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Gun Stocks Up, But Activists Move To Expand Anti-Investment Push

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A resilient tunnel plug inflates during a test. The new technology was created to try to keep New York City subways from flooding. Joel Rose/NPR hide caption

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To Flood-Proof Subways, N.Y. Looks At Everything From Plugs To Sheets

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Ionel Talpazan's "Fundamental UFO". Courtesy of Henry Boxer Gallery hide caption

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Boyhood Encounter With UFO Inspired Art That Soared Around The World

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The church of Our Lady Queen of Angels in New York City's East Harlem neighborhood closed in 2007, but parishioners still congregate outside the parish for service every Sunday. Christopher Gregory for NPR hide caption

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'It's All About Church Closings': Catholic Parishes Shrink In Northeast, Midwest

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Stephen Van Cleef, a fictional Seneca Village resident played by Billy Eugene Jones (left), meets a New York City police officer, played by Andy Truschinski, in The People Before the Park at Premiere Stages at Kean University in Union, N.J. Mike Peters/Premiere Stages hide caption

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Lives Displaced By Central Park Take Center Stage In New Play

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A homeless man panhandles along Manhattan's Eighth Avenue in New York City. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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New York City Struggles To Keep Up With High Homeless Numbers

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Johanna Fernández, co-curator of a new exhibition about the Young Lords, points to pages of the group's newspaper on display at the Bronx Museum of the Arts. Hansi Lo Wang/NPR hide caption

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Once Outlaws, Young Lords Find A Museum Home For Radical Roots

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New York Will Pay Eric Garner Family $5.9 Million To Avoid Lawsuit

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