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Big data helps find the worst place to park in NYC

Big data helps find the worst place to park in NYC In one instance, Wellington pulled GPS-acquired data of the average taxi speed in New York City during throughout the day, and used the information to decipher when exactly rush hour begins and ends in the Big Apple. Maybe unsurprising to some, but … Read more […]

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Ben Wellington: How we found the worst place to park in New York City — using big data – New York City Video

City agencies have access to a wealth of data and statistics reflecting every part of urban life. But as data analyst Ben Wellington suggests in this entertaining talk, sometimes they just…

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Funding Shortfall Could Mean No Ball Field Lights in Riverside Park South

Funding Shortfall Could Mean No Ball Field Lights in Riverside Park South

The last park phase has run into funding issues that mean work on its design and planning has halted. Home Page Top Stories on DNAINFO.com – Wednesday, February 25, 2015 | 10:09pm

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3 lessons for downtown Grand Rapids from New York city's busiest urban park

3 lessons for downtown Grand Rapids from New York city's busiest urban park GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Dan Biederman, the co-founder of the Bryant Park Partnership in New York city, manages what has been described as the busiest park in the U.S. with millions of visitors each year. Bryant Park, a 6-acre park in the […]

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Longtime stray dog rescued from cold park

For anyone who thinks it is a cold world, ask Charlie. The stray dog was out in the cold for 10 years. He has always lived in the wild and left all alone when the rest of his pack was either taken by animal control or died in the freezing weather. That was almost Charlie’s […]

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Birds in Van Cortlandt Park

Birds in Van Cortlandt Park

Keith McDermott is a New York City-based musician and photographer.   City Limits – News

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Moving Forward in Sunset Park

CMs Garodnick, left, and Menchaca visit the site in question (photo: William Alatriste) Mayor Bill de Blasio’s mantra around addressing the “Tale of Two Cities” that is New York particularly resonates in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. It is one of the city’s few remaining industrial waterfront neighborhoods with a high concentration of working-class and poor residents, […]

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Curling Classes in Prospect Park Draw an Unexpectedly Serious Student Body

Curling — or, as most Americans think of it, “that funny sport with the rocks and the brooms” — tends to fall off people’s radar except when it makes its quadrennial appearance at the Winter Olympics. But there’s a bit of a curling boomlet taking place at the LeFrak Center at Lakesid… Village Voice | […]

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Brookfield Place and North Cove Marina.

Brookfield on retail and Battery Park City’s marina

Brookfield Place and North Cove Marina. BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC  | A representative from Brookfield Office Properties talked retail, construction and North Cove Marina at Community Board 1’s Battery Park City Committee meeting Tuesday. David Cheikin, senior vice president of leasing for Brookfield Office Properties, said that Brookfield Place has 46 tenants with a few more locations […]

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This amusement park lets visitors go nuts with machine guns

Trigger-happy thrill-seekers have been bypassing Disney World to get their shot off at Florida’s newest attraction — Machine Gun America. “Our mission is simple — to provide each of our… | Metro | New York Post

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Bullies steal sleds, punch kid in head in Central Park

A trio of bullies beat up on an innocent group of kids in Central Park late Monday – swiping their sleds and punching one in the head, police sources said…. | Metro | New York Post

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Man, 42, found dead, bleeding from gunshot wound in Queens park

The unidentified man was found lying on the ground near the park’s public pool with a gunshot wound to his head, cops said. New York News – NY Daily News

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Man fatally shot in Queens park

A man was found fatally shot in the head near a pool in a Queens park Saturday afternoon, police said. Passersby called the cops after discovering the 42-year-old victim unconscious… | Metro | New York Post

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Andre Altholz buys $10M Park Ave. unit

Andre Altholz, the real estate honcho and owner of Monopolis Frankfurt GmbH, has plunked down $ 10 million for an eighth-floor unit at Harry Macklowe’s redeveloped 737 Park Ave., a former… | Real Estate | New York Post

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A 41-year-old man and a 9-year-old boy were rescued from an icy lake in Asbury Park on Wednesday, Jan. 28. (Credit: Asbury Park Fire Department)

Man, 9-Year-Old Boy Rescued From Icy Lake In Asbury Park

ASBURY PARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — A man and a 9-year-old boy were rescued Wednesday from a melting lake in Asbury Park, New Jersey. Photos posted to Facebook by the Asbury Park fire department showed firefighters using a sled to pull the boy and the 41-year-old man back to dry land. They had been stranded on […]

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