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‘Velo Barber’ gives fashionable cuts to New York’s elite from his Citi Bike salon

Julien Howard’s barbershop is wherever you need it to be. A recent summer afternoon found him in lower Manhattan at the corner of Lafayette and Howard streets trimming one customer’s hair from the seat of a parked Citi Bike. He used the bike basket next to him as a makeshift counter. For more than a… Read More »

Yiddish translation of New York’s measles message riddled with errors

Reaching out in the community’s own language, the agency spent tens of thousands of dollars printing and distributing measles information sheets in Yiddish to hang on the doors of more than 45,000 homes in those communities. But something got lost in translation: The Yiddish was mangled, according to language experts consulted by CNN. The door… Read More »