Articles by: Kyle Ligman

In the Neighborhood

Liudmila Joy-Vasuta performs at Our Lady of Refuge church in Brooklyn on March 23, 2014.

Ukrainian music stirs pot of revolution

As Ukraine fights to maintain independence from Russia, they are using music as a weapon to galvanize opinion and stir emotion.

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Having Fun

A bouldering wall at one of New York City's many climbing gyms

Tension builds in rock climbing community over new gyms

New York climbers will be testing themselves not just on the rocks, but with the Parks Department cautious of overloading the city’s outdoor climbing spots this spring.

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In the Neighborhood

Ukrainian Americans protest Russian troops in Crimea outside the United Nations Feb. 28, 2014.

What Ukrainian New Yorkers want you to know

So what are Ukrainian Americans trying to bring to our attention, and how is Russia involved? Here are a few points stressed by Ukrainian American demonstrators.

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Earning a Living

Super Bowl underwhelms local hotels

Super Bowl underwhelms local hotels

The New York/New Jersey Super Bowl Host Company promoted “nearly 600 million in spending” locally when the decision was first made to host football’s biggest game of the year. But some hotels and New Jersey residents haven’t seen the type of boom they were told to expect.

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