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Where can queer and trans community flourish, if not at Riis Beach? Yet current plans for its future don't account for the people it has sustained for decades.
An artist makes her books by walking. Their pages unfold in ways as unusual and idiosyncratic as the city itself.
It's complicated inside New York City's 99 cent stores, where creativity and exploitation coexist.
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For fifteen years and counting at a free people's urbanism school in Orange, New Jersey, the city itself is a university, and a university is an advocate for community repair.
A community-led initiative offers a low-cost alternative to corporate internet service providers. How far can their team of volunteers expand the network?
Workers at Bernheimer Architecture share how and why they organized their union, and how friends and colleagues can build collective power, too.
Perched above the Gowanus Canal, a newly opened art fabrication facility builds physically and metaphorically on the area’s history.
In the face of exclusion and displacement, how do communities mobilize urban space for mental health and collective wellbeing?
Historic injustice and the traumas of the pandemic have had profound impacts on New Yorkers' mental health. What kind of spaces and policies can support wellbeing where it's hardest to find?
A joyful, accessible swing set promises a high-flying experience for people of many abilities. Can it also clear the bureaucratic hurdles that hamper exciting inclusive designs?
A bygone experiment in community-focused mental healthcare — rooted in Harlem and the life experiences of its Black population — still holds valuable lessons for making “the good life,” and good feelings, truly accessible to all.