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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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The Oldest Yellow-Cab Driver in New York City With His Own Medallion

The Oldest Yellow-Cab Driver in New York City With His Own Medallion With a half-century's worth of experience driving a yellow cab in New York City, Sal Locascio, 87, knows the streets as well as anyone. “I do all right for a hillbilly,” said Mr. Locascio, a joking reference to his lifelong residency in the […]

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The 60 Best Songs Ever Written About New York City

The 60 Best Songs Ever Written About New York City For the past few weeks we've been locked in the basement at Yankee Stadium, subsisting on nothing but Bergen Bagels, listening to the best songs about New York City through headphones endorsed by Lou Reed. Our mission: to come up with a list of the … […]

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How New York City's Skyline Will Look in 2018

How New York City's Skyline Will Look in 2018 The supertall boom in New York City is happening. Although we've seen a few different visualizations of how this might look, here's a series of brand-new images that puts the changing skyline in perspective, with two dozen proposed or under … Read more on Gizmodo

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Top aide to New York City's first lady takes leave amid family woes

Top aide to New York City's first lady takes leave amid family woes NEW YORK (Reuters) – A top aide to the wife of Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Monday she is taking an unpaid leave of absence amid controversy over the legal troubles of her boyfriend and teenage son. Rachel Noerdlinger, chief of […]

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U2 frontman Bono injures arm in New York City bike accident

U2 frontman Bono injures arm in New York City bike accident U2 lead singer Bono will be forced to undergo surgery on his arm after a cycling accident in New York City's Central Park. The injury was announced in a brief statement from the other members on the band's official website late Sunday. The statement […]

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'Saturday Night Live' skit 'A New Day' pokes fun at New York City's lax pot policy

'Saturday Night Live' skit 'A New Day' pokes fun at New York City's lax pot policy Leave it to "Saturday Night Live" to take the high road in its interpretation of Mayor de Blasio's new policy to decriminalize pot possession in New York City. Called a "A New Day," the video shows a hoodie-clad stoner […]

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Death on the New York City Subway

Death on the New York City Subway Every year, around 50 people lose their lives in the New York City subway system. The majority of these are suicides and most of the others result from accidental falls. Incidents like Kwok's are extremely rare: His was the first such death since … Read more on The […]

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Meet New York City's Youngest Kosher Baker

Meet New York City's Youngest Kosher Baker These days, many women are talking about the importance of “leaning in,” but Nechamit Rosen, head pastry chef at the Kosher Marketplace, a kosher goods staple on Manhattan's Upper West Side, knew how to do that before she picked up Sheryl Sanberg's … Read more on Jewish Daily Forward […]

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Retracing Ebola Patient's Movements Creates Host of Challenges for New York

Retracing Ebola Patient's Movements Creates Host of Challenges for New York … New York City's first confirmed case of Ebola has raised complicated logistical issues of how to trace the possible contacts of an infected patient in a city of more than 8 million people with a sprawling mass transit system and a large population […]

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New York Today: The Week in Pictures

New York Today: The Week in Pictures Mayor de Blasio signs bills making it harder for the police to detain people for federal immigration authorities. • The Mix NYC Queer Experimental Film Festival, which has transformed a Gowanus warehouse into a festive otherworld, continues through Sunday. Read more on New York Times (blog)

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New York City's Week in Pictures: Nov. 13

New York City's Week in Pictures: Nov. 13 Marvin Schneider, a retired city employee, took it upon himself in 1980 to keep the clock at the old New York Life headquarters — a mechanical instrument that must be wound every week — in working order. Preservationists and neighbors of the building … Read more on […]

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