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6 AIDS activists, including Brooklyn man, arrested at NY Capitol after funding rally

Six AIDS activists were arrested after refusing to leave the state Capitol on Monday night following a rally to urge Gov. Andrew Cuomo and lawmakers to budget more money for the state's plan to end the AIDS epidemic by 2020. … Full Article

Tuesday March 29, Our World In Pictures

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Children Run with First Lady: First lady Michelle Obama, center, participates in her first ever "fun run" with children on the South Lawn of the White House on Monday as part of her focus on healthy lifestyles for children. … Full Article

‘World’s Longest Invoice’ draws attention to plight of unpaid freelancers

Illustrator and designer Jay Quercia, who recently left Brooklyn for Portland, Oregon, was stiffed $6,500 by a deadbeat client. German artist Wolfram Kampffmeyer, who makes 3-D paper sculptures, is owed $250. … Full Article

Sunset Park leader finds treasure trove of historic data

When the owner of a Fifth Avenue commercial building was cleaning his basement last year in preparation of selling the property, he came across cabinets filled with dusty old files and knew exactly what to do with them. … Full Article

Monday March 28, Our World In Pictures

MANHATTAN — Parade Stays Casual: A woman breaks into laughter as she poses for photographers during the annual Easter parade along Fifth Avenue on Sunday. More of a stroll than a parade, New York's Easter parade is more informal than the city's other parades. … Full Article

BP Eric Adams livid after four cops violently arrest on-duty mailman in Crown Heights

Glenn Grays, a 27-year-old postal worker from East New York, was delivering packages on President Street in Crown Heights last Thursday when an undercover police car nearly struck him. … Full Article

Former Fort Hamilton commander lauds female-friendly changes

The U.S. military has made great strides in terms of women’s rights, the former commander of the U.S. Army Garrison Fort Hamilton told a group of soldiers and civilian workers at a Women’s History Month observance at the fort on March 23. … Full Article

Friday March 25, Our World In Pictures

BRUSSELS — Tributes Overflow: City workers collect some of the tributes to preserve them at one of the memorial sites at the Place de la Bourse on Friday, following the recent attacks in the capital. … Full Article

Local pols ‘pleased’ that Prince Hotel is up for auction June 8

Bay Ridge’s elected officials could hardly contain their glee at the news that a fleabag hotel that one lawmaker called “an albatross around the area’s quality of life,” will soon be changing owners. … Full Article

Green-Wood Historic Fund gets national grant

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) on Thursday announced that the Green-Wood Historic Fund has been awarded a $40,000 grant that will support the first and critical planning phase of digitizing the cemetery’s 177-year-old archives and historic collections.  … Full Article

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