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A Street Master of the Claw Prize Game

Metropolitan Diary: A homeless-looking man outside Papaya Dog proved himself a virtuoso at using an arcade-style claw machine to collect stuffed animals. City Room

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READER SUBMITTED: Old Saybrook Student Earns Prize In Global Essay Competition

Tetiana Winiarskyj, 15, was one of three U.S. students awarded a top prize in the essay contest “Taras Shevchenko: Why Does He Matter Today?” Sponsored by the Ukrainian Institute of America and open to students ages 14-21, the contest was a… New York City

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ArtsBeat: Price of a Tony Won’t Go Up for Prize Winners

Despite complaints, the organization putting on the awards ceremony will continue to raise money by selling the awards to all but a limited number of producers of winning shows. NYT > Theater

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Architect Shigeru Ban at the opening of the Centre Pompidou-Metz, which he designed. Photo courtesy of Japan Times.

Today: Shigeru Ban to Receive the Pritzker Architecture Prize

Architect Shigeru Ban at the opening of the Centre Pompidou-Metz, which he designed. Photo courtesy of  The Japan Times. Today, architect Shigeru Ban will walk away with $ 100,000 and a bronze medallion—maybe someone will throw in a bouquet of flowers, just for good measure. He will be honored with the Pritzker Architecture Prize, an […]

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The Grand Prize in KFC’s Double Down Contest Is Only $500

Talk about chicken little. In honor of today’s vaguely Paleo-approved mash-up rerelease, Kentucky Fried Chicken has done precisely as feared and accompanied the roll-out with something called the Double Down Dare. Essentially, Twitter and Instagram users can expect an onslaught of photo and Vine-jackassery involving the fried chicken menu item all week. Challenge 1 is […]

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JUMP

Best of the Motion Photography Prize

Thanks to the new “Motion Photography” prize– or, what happens when Saatchi Gallery teams up with Google Plus– Paddy Johnson spent some time today looking through user-submitted GIFs. This submission, “Jump“, by Cosimo Nesca, was a standout. Art F City

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The Appraisal: Interest in a New York Property Grows With One Key Addition: A Pritzker Prize

After the Japanese architect Shigeru Ban won the award, architecture’s highest honor, the clamor for a piece of the prize became palpable at his two projects in Manhattan. NYT > N.Y. / Region

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PULSE New York Exhibitor List and PULSE Prize Nominees Announced

Brea Souders, “#38,” 2013/14. Brea Souders will have a solo booth with Uprise Art at PULSE New York this spring. We’re excited for PULSE this May—we just got wind of the fair’s exhibitor list today. Under new leadership with Director Helen Toomer, over 75 percent of the fair’s galleries are bringing just one-, two-, or […]

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And the Prize Goes to the Puppet: ‘All the Way’ Is Riveting, and the Directorial Vision Behind ‘Antony and Cleopatra’ Is Brilliant

Bryan Cranston in ‘All the Way.’ (Photo by Joan Marcus) The curse, and the blessing, of an initials-based moniker is that those simple, monosyllabic sounds rhyme with so much. There’s “Hey, hey, L.B.J., how many kids did you kill today?” the chant of the college-age protesters who successfully drove Lyndon Johnson from continuing his 1968 […]

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Vacchiano: If pride is Giants only prize, players will check out

History is not on Tom Coughlin’s side as he begins one of the toughest challenges of his Giants career, because the last time the Giants really had nothing left to play for they gave an effort that matched the low stakes.      Giants Rss Article only

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Yes, Brooklyn has a marathon — and it offers prize money

It’s almost marathon Sunday in New York — again. Yes, the city has another marathon, one that is but 1/100th the size of the world-famous New York City Marathon but filled with plenty of passion for the sport of running nonetheless. WNYW – NYC News

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Mega Millions to have $1M 2nd prize, better odds

The Mega Millions multistate lottery is getting a makeover in October with better overall odds and a million-dollar second prize. WNYW – NYC News

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ALWAYS THE BRIDESMAID: Golfer Phil Mickelson finishes 2nd for SIXTH TIME at U.S. Open as Brit Justin Rose takes top prize

Justin Rose is the first Englishman to win the U.S. Open in 43 years. Rose shot a closing 70 Sunday at Merion Golf Club for a 1-over 281 total and his first major championship. He finished two shots ahead of Phil Mickelson and Jason Day.      New York News – NY Daily News

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Philip Schultz: June 26

Philip Schultz, a Pulitzer Prize winning poet, reads June 26. Schultz is the founder/director of The Writers Studio, which teaches fiction and poetry writing in New York City.

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Manhattan Mom files $325K lawsuit claiming Heritage Farm in Westchester County hid phyisical defects in sale of prize pony

A Manhattan mom claims she was talked into buying what she thought would become a prize pony for $ 175,000, but instead has had to put him out to pasture — and she’s suing for damages.      New York News – NY Daily News

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