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New York City couple blames dog-walking app Wag for stolen pooch

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A Manhattan couple said that their beloved dog was stolen - and they're blaming the dog-walking app Wag.
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New York City to become first city ever to directly fund abortion

New York City to become first city ever to directly fund abortion

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New York City will become the first city nationwide to directly fund abortion, thanks to a budget deal announced Friday.
Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Corey Johnson included $250,000 for the New York Abortion Access Fund in a $92.8 billion budget agreement for the 2019-20 fiscal year, which begins July 1.
New York City already funds Planned Parenthood, but the organization's affiliates don't just help patients terminate a pregnancy. Friday's budget agreement marks the first time the city, or any for that matter, is directly funding abortion. The money is expected to help...
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How to Eat, Drink, and Appreciate Cannabis at Restaurants

How to Eat, Drink, and Appreciate Cannabis at Restaurants

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On a recent evening at the James Beard House in New York City, guests decked out in fine dining attire gathered for an intimate dinner party. The James Beard Foundation had once again invited its members to enjoy cocktails, food, and wine while mingling with the makers themselves. However, what made this dinner party different was that the key talking point- terpenes -was something about which this group of seasoned foodies knew very little. And what made it memorable was that a leading voice in the culinary industry showcased how cooking with cannabis can elevate cuisine even in the...
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New York City And The Strand Bookstore Are Not On The Same Page

New York City And The Strand Bookstore Are Not On The Same Page

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Nancy Bass Wyden, the Strand's owner, is protesting New York City's decision to preserve the bookstore as a historic city landmark. She thinks the move will hurt, not help her business.
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