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New York Today: A Bridge's Birthday

New York Today: A Bridge's Birthday A myth has surrounded the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge — which celebrates its 50th birthday today — since it first linked Brooklyn and Staten Island. Legend has it that bridge crossings were to be free once the span was paid for. No evidence can be … Read more on New York […]

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Man charged in fatal subway shoving in New York City

Man charged in fatal subway shoving in New York City (CNN) — New York police have charged a man with murder after he allegedly shoved a Bronx resident to his death from a subway platform. Police arrested Kevin Darden, 34, on Tuesday after the weekend incident in New York City. He was charged the same … […]

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Performance Artist Wears Lingerie Around New York City to Protest Slut-Shaming

Performance Artist Wears Lingerie Around New York City to Protest Slut-Shaming Oh has been staging performance installations around New York City to send a message about female sexuality. During her act – which she has dubbed {my lingerie play} – Oh proudly dons undergarments and holds two paper bags that share her feelings … Read more […]

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Analyst Sues New York City Council Over Firing

Analyst Sues New York City Council Over Firing A former policy analyst for the New York City Council filed a federal lawsuit on Wednesday claiming he was fired in September for publicly voicing his criticism over testimony given by William J. Bratton, the police commissioner, at a public hearing … Read more on New York […]

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Arrest made in New York City Diamond District robbery

Arrest made in New York City Diamond District robbery New York City police say that a man has been arrested in connection with last week's daylight robbery in midtown Manhattan's Diamond District and have asked the public to help them look for a second suspect. Rondu Frisby, 37, was arrested Monday in … Read more on […]

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5 Quotes from New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio

5 Quotes from New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio spent Wednesday in Washington, elevating his national profile and opining about the state of the Democratic Party after its lackluster showing in the 2014 midterm elections. At a POLITICO-sponsored breakfast forum and … Read more on Wall Street Journal […]

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Making New York the Greenest City in America

Making New York the Greenest City in America Last week, President Obama shocked the world when he announced a plan to reduce carbon emissions with China. Suddenly, the world's two biggest polluters got on the same page on climate change. Here in New York, climate issues have been a focal … Read more on Commercial Observer

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Sacramento Mayor in New York City to pitch expansion team to MLS officials

Sacramento Mayor in New York City to pitch expansion team to MLS officials RIGHT NOW, A NEW YORK CITY SACRAMENTO MAYOR, KEVIN JOHNSON, AND OTHER OFFICIALS HAVE MADE THEIR PITCH TO JOIN MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER. NEXT WE ARE LIVE NOW WITH MORE ON WHAT IS HAPPENING. KEVIN? FLEX WE … Read more on KCRA Sacramento

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Dreamlike 'Treasure Island' Park Would Sit On Top Of New York City's Hudson

Dreamlike 'Treasure Island' Park Would Sit On Top Of New York City's Hudson … New York City's West Side could be getting a lot more whimsical if plans succeed for an imaginative new park. The Hudson River Park Trust this week announced plans to build an elevated public park and performance space atop a cluster […]

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New York City FC Adds Dunn in Chivas Draft

New York City FC Adds Dunn in Chivas Draft New York City FC has acquired its seventh player. On Wednesday, the Major League Soccer expansion franchise selected midfielder Matthew Dunn with the second pick in the dispersal draft of Chivas USA, the MLS team that ceased operations after the 2014 … Read more on Wall Street […]

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New York City unveils the pay phone of the future—and it does a whole lot

New York City unveils the pay phone of the future—and it does a whole lot … For that reason, cities have been trying to figure out what to do with these outdated assets, and how to re-imagine them as telecom infrastructure for a modern era when most of us have our own cellphones. Now New […]

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East Ramapo School Board Is Criticized by New York State Monitor

East Ramapo School Board Is Criticized by New York State Monitor The school district is among a small number in New York and New Jersey where Orthodox Jews control the school board even though they overwhelmingly send their children to private schools, mostly yeshivas. …. It was New York State, not New York City. Read […]

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Party-man Andrew WK on Life in New York City

Party-man Andrew WK on Life in New York City His most recent gig is stumping for Stolichnaya Vodka' ScenebyStoli project on a national tour that celebrates those who pioneered nightlife culture in cities like New York, Chicago and Detroit. He's also playing a solo show this Saturday at The … Read more on DNAinfo

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New York City FC supporters' group The Third Rail eye inaugural season in 2015

New York City FC supporters' group The Third Rail eye inaugural season in 2015 The day it was announced there would be a second MLS team in the New York City area, Michaels started a fan blog. Then in July, Michaels – a lifelong Arsenal supporter who went to New York Cosmos games as a […]

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The Ultimate, Unabridged Pork Rib Lovers Guide to New York City

The Ultimate, Unabridged Pork Rib Lovers Guide to New York City Rather than being smoked over wood, the majority of "barbecue" ribs sold in NYC have historically been steamed, braised, or roasted, and then finished off with a barbecue sauce on a grill to give them a crispy, charred exterior. This is not what a […]

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