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A view of Michael Heizer's installation North, East, South, West at Dia:Beacon, a contemporary art museum often credited with making the city of Beacon a destination for tourists and transplants. Photo source: Wikimedia Commons

Gentrification-on-Hudson

Block by block, town by town, gentrification is transforming the Hudson Valley.

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The End of Fossil Fuels in New York?

New York lawmakers have passed the most ambitious climate plan in the country. But how will we get to net-zero emissions by 2050? TBD.

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Green Gold Rush

With a crowded field of groups each pushing their agenda, comprehensive cannabis legalization in New York falters.

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The Rent Is Too Damn High

New Legislation Allows Municipalities Across the State to Opt In to Rent Stabilization Laws.