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Friends say man in New York City chokehold case was a 'gentle giant'

Friends say man in New York City chokehold case was a 'gentle giant' New York – Eric Garner was a familiar figure on the streets near Staten Island's ferry docks: to his friends, a congenial giant with a generous gesture or a calming word; to police, a persistent face of the small-time crime of selling […]

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New York City Summer Pop-Up Events

New York City Summer Pop-Up Events Whether it's a temporary store or limited-run art, New York is awash in pop-up events. Here are our suggestions for the rest of the summer, but you can pick and choose as you like. JULY 19 TO 20: SUMMER SALES. Beat the heat at these pop-up stores … Read […]

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Harlem: New York's new tech hub?

Harlem: New York's new tech hub? When people think of the fast-growing New York City tech scene, they think Silicon Alley in the posh neighborhoods of lower Manhattan — not 125th Street. Yet Harlem is getting a tech-led makeover, thanks to a new series of economic development … Read more on CNNMoney

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Brutality in New York City Jails

Brutality in New York City Jails Mayor Bill de Blasio and his new correction commissioner, Joseph Ponte, inherited a city jail system that has a long and bloody history of allowing corrections officers to batter and brutalize inmates. Mr. Ponte, who took over in April, has promised to … Read more on New York Times

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Masque Sound Custom Audio Solutions Take The Stage At New York City's

Masque Sound Custom Audio Solutions Take The Stage At New York City's … NEW YORK- As the curtain rose on the 2014 summer season of The Public Theater's free Shakespeare in the Park at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park, Masque Sound, a leading theatrical sound reinforcement, installation and design company, was once … Read more […]

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NEW YORK DAILY NEWS

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS A crisis over an unarmed man who died on a Staten Island street after a city cop grabbed him in a prohibited chokehold forced Mayor de Blasio to delay his Italian vacation Friday. Officers Daniel Pantaleo, with eight years on the force, and Justin … Read more on New York Daily […]

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Check Out These Vintage Photos of New York City's 1970s Punk Playground

Check Out These Vintage Photos of New York City's 1970s Punk Playground Two notable recent books from Glitterati Incorporated take readers deep into New York City's 1970s punk underground. Playground: Growing Up In the New York Underground by Paul Zone, with Jake Austin (of Roctober fame!), features photos and firsthand … Read more on Mother Jones

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Students create new technology at New York City Summer Quest Program

Students create new technology at New York City Summer Quest Program THE BRONX – Students of the New York City Summer Quest Program are creating digital tools and new technology. A total of 15 organizations were involved in a two-day hands-on learning experience. The campaign aims to empower people to see the web … Read more […]

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New York City wrongly paid almost $208000 for Hurricane Sandy aid

New York City wrongly paid almost 8000 for Hurricane Sandy aid A New York City agency paid contractors hired to help Hurricane Sandy victims at least $ 207,978 for ineligible expenses and services that were never received, city Controller Scott Stringer charged Thursday. In one instance, the Department of Homeless … Read more on New York […]

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New York City's green oasis

New York City's green oasis Central Park's trails, trees and ponds offer natural beauty for those wanting to escape the city without having to leave it. Aerial photograph of New York City's Central Park. Sergey Semenov/AirPano.com. Buy Photo. Central Park: A green island in … Read more on Washington Post

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Spending the Night on an Idyllic Houseboat… in New York City

Spending the Night on an Idyllic Houseboat… in New York City After thoroughly investigating "the worst hostel in New York City" earlier this year, for Outdoors Week Curbed decided to embark on a more serene, pastoral overnight jaunt: to a houseboat docked in the Plumb Beach Channel, in between Sheepshead Bay … Read more on Curbed […]

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One Idiot's Attempt to Infiltrate New York City's Underground Arcade Scene

One Idiot's Attempt to Infiltrate New York City's Underground Arcade Scene I might have overestimated what it meant to "infiltrate" the "underground" "scene" of New York City arcades. I say this because the idea for this story was based on this one rainy Saturday afternoon, 6 years ago, when I stumbled into an arcade in […]

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New York City Firefighter Calendar to Feature First Woman

New York City Firefighter Calendar to Feature First Woman The Bronx firefighter, who is one of only 41 female firefighters in the New York City Fire Department, will now be the first woman featured in the previously all-male beefcake calendar FDNY Calendar of Heroes. "They said if I made it in the calendar, I … […]

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Single women are taking the plunge — buying their own New York City apartments

Single women are taking the plunge — buying their own New York City apartments All these single ladies liked it so much, they put a mortgage on it. Unmarried women in the U.S. aren't waiting to say “I do” before jumping into homeownership — doing so at twice the rate of single men. In New […]

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New York City's St. Vincent's Hospital site to open as emergency room

New York City's St. Vincent's Hospital site to open as emergency room The former St. Vincent's Hospital site in New York City's West Village is slated to open as a stand-alone emergency room and medical care center. The New York Times says it'll be run by the North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System. Dr. Eric […]

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