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A City Girl, Forever

Jadeen Mercado, Impact Staff October 17, 2020

If you take a girl out of the city, can you really take the city out of the girl? I don't think so! I moved “upstate” from Manhattan when I was 12-years-old and it was such a transition. Now, when...

ConciURGE: Tales of a NYC Doorman

ConciURGE: Tales of a NYC Doorman

Brian Pineiro, Impact Staff March 15, 2019
Being a doorman may sound uneventful, but being one in New York City is anything but. Here is one last look, shift if you will, as my life as one.
Photo/Craig Ruttle

OP/ED: The MTA Fare Hike Will Not Disentangle a Broken Transit System

Nicole Acosta, Managing Editor February 28, 2019
The MTA wants to raise our fare prices to cover their impending debt. I'm pretty sure I still won't get to work on time.
Question(s) of a Lifetime - Part One

Question(s) of a Lifetime – Part One

Steven Keehner, Impact Staff February 18, 2018
Is there a God? What is the meaning of life? Is a hot dog a sandwich? These are all some of the greatest questions humanity has faced; here are some more.
The March to the 2018 Election

The March to the 2018 Election

Matt Reich, Associate Editor February 5, 2018
Demonstrators at the Women's March are motivated to be vocal, make change, and vote this November.
We Are Paramore: The Trio's NYC Comeback

We Are Paramore: The Trio’s NYC Comeback

Nicole Acosta, Staff Writer November 6, 2017

Its been about a month since my presence at the Paramore concert at Radio City Music Hall and I still can’t watch back my concert videos without almost throwing my phone against the wall from excitement. Paramore...

Queens Brings the Heat: Meadows Music Festival Review

Queens Brings the Heat: Meadows Music Festival Review

Nora-Grayce Orosz, Staff Writer October 11, 2016

On Oct. 2, hordes of music fans descended the steps of the Willets Point 7 train station in Queens, heading towards the Meadows Music and Arts Festival. Boasting big, mainstream headliners like Kanye...

TechWeek New York. Part 1

TechWeek New York. Part 1

Samuel Neve, Impact Staff October 26, 2013

TechWeek NYC is all about the tech entrepreneur and how their products can change the lives of thousands, if not millions, of peoples' lives for the better. Scenes from sci-fi movies, where computers...

New York City’s Payphones Are History

New York City’s Payphones Are History

Michele DeBella, Features Editor April 5, 2013

A new two-part exhibit from the New Museum functions as both a history lesson and an exercise in either nostalgia or retro-novelty, depending on what generation you’re a member of. The first part...

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