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That Time A Hedge Funder Quit His Job And Then Raised $60 Million For Charity

Elie Hassenfeld had an enjoyable and lucrative career in finance. Then he discovered an unusual passion. “I found myself staying up Friday nights till 3:00 in the morning, reading academic papers about diarrhea,” he recalled. “If you ever find yourself doing that, you know it might be time to look for something new.” In 2006, […]

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With Lundqvist on bench, Rangers seal playoff spot in Ottawa

The Rangers like their Hamburglar well done, and they like their playoff berths clinched. Rangers Rss Article only

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Explosion rocks building in Manhattan

An explosion, likely gas-related, sparked a fire and building collapse the East Village Thursday afternoon. The FDNY and other responders remain at the smoky scene on 2nd Avenue near St. Marks Place. The fire and collapse affected at least four residential buildings: 119, 121, 123, and 125 2nd Avenue. The buildings also house retail stores on […]

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Photo by Michael Blase Egg hunters become the hunted, while vying for prizes.

These Easter Bunnies Egg You On

Photo by Michael BlaseThese bunnies are suited up and ready to engage you in absurd games and gladiatorial combat scenarios. BY SEAN EGAN  |  Ah, Easter Sunday. We all know how it goes. The sun is shining, the grass is green and new, the brightly colored eggs are hidden — and the giant, six-foot-tall rabbits […]

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In the Now: Luna Park opens for the season

Luna Park celebrates opening day with free rides on the Cyclone. Food / Dining – NY Daily News

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Review: 'New York Spring Spectacular' Barrels Into Radio City

Review: 'New York Spring Spectacular' Barrels Into Radio City So the prospect of a few more weeks of work for the hard-working, high-kicking women in the line makes you want to root for the “New York Spring Spectacular,” a lavish new tourist-baiting entertainment being presented at Radio City Music Hall, itself … Read more on […]

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Freeport, L.I., patrol officers to get body cameras

A small suburban police department on Long Island is issuing body cameras to its patrol officers. myfoxny.com – Local News

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First Avenue storefronts are actually the ‘Real Deal’

A “Luxury Listings” supplement recently published by The Real Deal magazine described the “less than luxe” Upper East Side east of Lexington Avenue this way: “… the land of bodegas,… | Real Estate | New York Post

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Explosion rocks NYC’s East Village, building collapses

A five-story East Village building was reduced to ruins and another was on the verge of collapsing Thursday after a thunderous gas blast sparked a seven-alarm fire that injured a dozen people and sent choking black smoke billowing into the sky. New York News – NY Daily News

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Rangers clinch playoff spot by cooling off Senators

It had been inevitable for a few weeks, but after the Rangers cooled off goalie Andrew Hammond and the red-hot Senators, 5-1, last night, the Blueshirts clinched a Stanley Cup playoff berth for the fifth straight season. Sports stories from Newsday

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Bowman Looks Strong, Lagares And Reynolds Homer As Mets Rout Nats 8-3

Minor leaguer Matt Bowman, called up to make his first start of the spring, threw five scoreless innings for New York. CBS New York

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Bondy: News recalls night Jordan put on 55-point show at MSG

Looking back at it now, 20 years later, Pat Riley isn’t even sure Michael Jordan cared much whether he beat the Knicks that night. Knicks Rss Article only

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Knicks on cusp of setting franchise-worst record

The Knicks mercifully have just 10 games remaining this season. Knicks Rss Article only

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Michael P. Kelly, a Familiar Face, Is Returning to New York City's Housing Agency

Michael P. Kelly, a Familiar Face, Is Returning to New York City's Housing Agency A former general manager of New York City's public housing authority is returning to the job at a time when the agency faces financial pressures even more dire than when he left. “I'm coming into this job with my eyes wide […]

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Con Ed: Work inside 2nd Ave. building ‘failed inspection’

Con Edison has issued a statement regarding the disastrous apparent gas-related explosion on Second Ave. that left 12 people injured, one building totally collapsed and another partially collapsed. The utility is working with fire officials and other agencies at the scene. “Earlier today, Con Edison personnel were at the location to evaluate work the building […]

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