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Entries by Jonah Green from 05/2011

Director Julie Taymor Honored At George Eastman House Film Festival

Posted 05.01.2011 | New York

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Despite the troubles with Broadway's "Spider-Man," for director Julie Taymor, "Failure is Impossible." That's the name of the...

New Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott Shools Chief Pulled Over By NYPD

Posted 05.01.2011 | New York
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NEW YORK — Two New York City police officers ran into some unexpected trouble when they pulled over a vehicle carrying one of the city's more po...

Osama Bin Laden Killed: Mayor Bloomberg Responds

Posted 05.02.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg says the city's spirit is stronger than ever. He and other officials spoke Monday at the World Trade ...

New Yorkers React To Osama Bin Laden Death (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Posted 05.02.2011 | New York

New Yorkers are responding to the news that Osama bin Laden is dead. Shortly after the announcement from President Obama, New Yorkers in Times Squ...

9/11 Victims' Families Praise Bin Laden Death, While Nursing Old Grief

Posted 05.02.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Nearly 10 years after his wife was killed at the World Trade Center, Charles Wolf still falls asleep each night on one side of his be...

Outdoor Dining: Denver's Best Al Fresco Eateries

Posted 05.03.2011 | Denver

The weather is turning, and it's time to find a patio to kick back on and call your own. Or better yet, one to kick back on where people serve you del...

Gary Brooks Faulkner Takes His Due Credit for Bin Laden's Death

Posted 05.03.2011 | Denver

Lost in all the talk about who deserves credit for the death of Osama bin Laden, one man has been woefully overlooked. In June of last year, Coloradan...

Central Park Riders Back in the Saddle

Posted 05.04.2011 | New York

Four years after New York City's oldest continuously operated stable in closed its doors, the city plans to return horseback riding to Central Park. ...

A New Kind of Bartender: The Barbot!

Posted 05.04.2011 | New York

NYC Resistor's barbot, a robot made from a Japanese slot machine that serves patrons a mixed drink randomly selected from its database, was installed ...

Obama Ground Zero Visit: President Visits Firehouse Hit Hardest By 9/11

Posted 05.05.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Solemnly honoring victims of the Sept. 11 terror attacks, President Barack Obama hugged survivors, thanked the heroes of one of the n...

Child Care Saved In Mayor Bloomberg's New Budget Proposal

Posted 05.06.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Friday unveiled a shrinking budget that would cut corners throughout New York City – from classrooms...

Oak Room At The Plaza Hotel Set To Close (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.06.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- The Oak Room at New York City's landmark Plaza Hotel is set to close due to a dispute between its operators and hotel owners. Eli Gindi...

NYC Weekend Agenda (5/6-5/8): Rock-Salsa, McQueen, Ideas, Theatrical Fire, Flowers

Posted 05.06.2011 | New York

When you’re not celebrating all these new green things by putting beer-goggles on in the sun, get out and soak up some culture too. Alexander Mc...

Drunk Tour Bus Driver Strikes And Kills A Man In Midtown

Posted 05.08.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- Police say a Florida man driving a tour bus in New York City ran over a pedestrian and was charged with DWI and vehicular manslaughter. T...

Franklin Mata, NYPD Officer Charged In Rape, Denies Attack

Posted 05.08.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A New York City police officer accused of standing lookout while his partner raped a drunken woman gave his first public account of t...

Train Entering NJ Station Crashes; Minor Injuries

Posted 05.08.2011 | New York

HOBOKEN, N.J. — A commuter train from New York pulling into a station for its final stop crashed into the bumpers at the end of the tracks Sunda...

Experiencing the Gowanus Canal... From a Canoe

Posted 05.09.2011 | New York

The editors of Carroll Gardens and Park Slope Patch take a canoe trip down the canal with the Gowanus Dredgers. ...

Kenneth Moreno, NYPD Officer, Denies Raping His Accuser

Posted 05.09.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Officer Kenneth Moreno went to lengths to forge a connection with a drunken woman he'd been summoned to escort home and said he wante...

46 Drivers Charged With Felonies In State-Wide Safety Check

Posted 05.09.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — Nearly four dozen drivers of tour buses, New York City buses, taxis and other commercial vehicles are being charged with felonies...

Punch-Up Your Workout Routine At Gleason's Gym

Posted 05.10.2011 | New York

Nothing makes a girl feel as powerful as the moment she puts on a pair of boxing gloves for the first time. And why sit on a spin bike or climb the St...

Second Ave Deli SUES For Heart Attack Sandwich

Posted 05.11.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- A popular New York City deli says a potential legal challenge to its Instant Heart Attack sandwich isn't kosher. A lawsuit filed Tuesday ...

'Spider-Man' Musical, New And Improved, Returns To Broadway

Posted 05.11.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Brace yourselves, citizens. It's time for the new adventures of Spider-Man the musical. Broadway's most expensive and audacious show...

Will Smith's Trailer Booted From SoHo After Locals Complain

Posted 05.12.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Will Smith's tricked-out trailer was sent packing Wednesday after complaints from residents in the neighborhood where his new film is...

World Trade Center Update: Prismatic Glass Facade For WTC Tower Scrapped

Posted 05.12.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The owners of the World Trade Center have nixed plans to cover the first 20 stories of its signature skyscraper with decorative glass...

Terrorist Plot New York City: Two Men Arrested In Alleged Terror Plan To Target Synagogues With Grenades

Posted 05.12.2011 | New York

UPDATE: Two Americans, including one who complained the world was treating Muslims "like dogs," bought guns and a grenade and wanted to carry out a te...