Category Archives: New York News

Reducing Marijuana Arrests, FDNY EMT Arroyo Dedication, NY Botanical Garden Edible Academy Expansion

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New policies will soon reduce unnecessary marijuana arrests: NYPD will instead issue summons for low-level marijuana possession
• FDNY EMT Yadira Arroyo—killed in the line of duty last March—is honored in the South Bronx
• The New York Botanical Garden’s Edible Academy expands, offering more hands-on gardening and cooking courses for children . Official NYC NYC Mayor’s Office video

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Gov. Cuomo recommends legalizing recreational marijuana ahead of primary

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New York’s primaries for the U.S. House and Senate are just one week away, while New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo will face off against actress Cynthia Nixon in September. Politico New York’s Laura Nahmias spoke to Elaine Quijano on CBSN’s “Red & Blue” about next week’s races to watch, and how Cuomo recently signaled he would support legalized marijuana less than a year after calling marijuana a “gateway drug.”

CBS News video

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Free Neighborhood Concert: Slavic Soul Party!

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JUN 21 2018 6 PM – 8 PM

Blazing Balkan brass, gutbucket funk, Gypsy accordion, and a big bass drum: This just scratches the surface of what Slavic Soul Party! brings to every performance. Inspired by its members’ Eastern European, Mexican, and Asian roots, it stirs up a tasty mix of gospel, dub, jazz, and Latin music. “Global Rhythm” says Slavic Soul Party! delivers “some of the most danceable Balkan-flavored pop this side of the Adriatic.” This concert is a part of New York Music Month, a citywide celebration of New York City’s music industry, artists, and fans presented by the Mayor’s Office of Media & Entertainment and NY is Music.

https://www.carnegiehall.org/Calendar/2018/06/21/NEIGHBORHOOD-CONCERT-SLAVIC-SOUL-PARTY-0600PM