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A Billion-dollar pothole plan: Everything to know about Gov. Hochul’s budget plan

Welcome to the latest edition of this NYC civics-focused newsletter. I’m journalist Felipe De La Hoz, and I am pleased to inform you that we are now officially in budget season! What’s that, you ask? It’s the magical time of the year when legislators hash out how they’re going to spend the hundreds of billions…

How to protect your home from a fire

Less than a month into 2022, New York City experienced one of the most devastating fires in decades that left 17 dead. Just last week, there was another fire in the Bronx, caused by a…

Brooklyn to Queens: a look at the future of NYC transport

Hello, New Yorkers! Welcome to the latest edition of this NYC civics-focused newsletter. I’m journalist Felipe De La Hoz, and today we’re discussing Gov. Kathy Hochul’s big push in favor of public transit, and why…

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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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