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For many, Moss Café is known as the neighborhood’s lively, farm-to-table eatery. In recent months, however, the Johnson Avenue establishment has taken on a bigger role — one as a community partner. more
Tucked just behind the tennis courts at Seton Park, a small cave sits vandalized and covered in litter. But this little rock structure is more than just a cave — it’s a grotto. And it’s been there longer than the Spuyten Duyvil park itself. more
Margaret Nelson is the new city parks commissioner. Well, at least the acting one. Mayor Bill de Blasio elevated Nelson to the top spot this week to replace Mitchell Silver, who stepped down after seven years leading parks in New York City. more
Since Gov. Andrew Cuomo lifted most state-mandated coronavirus restrictions last June, various aspects of life in New York have slowly returned to normal. Well, a “new normal” anyway. more
The coronavirus pandemic will likely be remembered for how much it isolated people from one another. At the same time, however, it may also be seen as a period that helped many new communities come together. more
When Leo Shliselberg first met Rita in 1950, he felt he already knew her. Leo’s friend at work in Tel Aviv, Israel, talked about her family incessantly, and Rita’s upbringing and religious background stood out to him.  more
The coronavirus pandemic created a sudden need for remote learning, and despite its rocky start, became an accepted norm for more than a year. Now that Mayor Bill de Blasio has ordered campuses to reopen in the fall, these same school administrators and teachers are trying to figure out what the coming academic year will look like.  more
When Lisa Cooper first began curating “Flowers and Flyers,” she knew she wanted visitors to feel a sense of comfort and happiness when entering the space. more
It was an epiphany, of sorts. One Maria Neuda had after running the Black History Month art show.  more
It’s almost hard to believe summer is just around the corner, but it is. And as the weather gets warmer — and coronavirus vaccines help restore our old pre-pandemic normal — The Riverdale Press is set to welcome a new class of summer interns into its ranks. more
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