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All spruced up: Where to buy a Christmas tree this year

While the North Fork of Long Island is known for wineries and apple picking, you shouldn’t sleep on the Christmas tree farms. There are a half dozen options, and many let you cut your own tree after visiting with Santa or zipping around an ice skating rink. 

Our #GivingTuesday list

Dear Neighbor,  Today is #GivingTuesday, a day where people all over the world can come together through generosity by sharing acts of kindness. Whether you make someone smile or donate to an organization, #GivingTuesday is…

The fight to save UNIS Queens

On the morning of Nov. 1, parents of students who attend the UNIS received an email notifying them that the school would be closing its doors on June 22, 2022. The message cited falling enrollment,…

A note of gratitude from Epicenter

What a journey it’s been for Epicenter since our July 2020 launch. We started as a newsletter to get through the pandemic and are evolving (always evolving) into a community journalism movement. None of that…

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Elections

It ain’t over, NYC’s mayoral election takeaways, how you voted

  Hello, voters!   Before we get to the juicy mayoral content, allow us to shamelessly self promote, it is our birthday after all. We’re officially one year old! And oh, what a year it’s been. Read our publisher, S. Mitra Kalita’s thoughts on that here. We have big ideas for the future (think visiting artist…

Who New Yorkers are voting for and why

  Hello, voters! Welcome to the 11th edition of this NYC election-focused newsletter, and rejoice at the good news: the primary election is officially underway, and you can look here to find your early voting poll site before election day on June 22. I’m independent journalist Felipe De La Hoz, and today we’re continuing the proud journalistic…

India travel ban, what your mayoral ballot looks like, Manhattan DA race

Hello, voters! It’s finally time: early voting begins this weekend, and the primary itself is in just under two weeks (June 22, can’t say that enough, mark your calendars)! Welcome to the 10th NYC election-focused newsletter. I’m independent journalist Felipe De La Hoz, and we’re doing something a bit different in this edition — we’re…

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Epicenter-NYC’s election takeaways

Welcome to the latest edition of this NYC election-focused newsletter. I’m journalist Felipe De La Hoz, and we are now officially in the post-election landscape…

A tale of two parties

In Jackson Heights, Shekar Krishnan celebrated his win to represent the neighborhood in City Council. In Ozone Park, Felicia Singh, surrounded by friends and family,…

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