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SD Suspect Traced To Colorado Springs

CBS4Denver | CBS 4 Denver | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A South Dakota woman accused of attacking her parents is thought to be hiding in the Colorado Springs area. Colorado Springs police said Thursd...

Chariots of Fire

Room Eight | Room Eight | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

In the film "Chariots of Fire" a rich man of Jewish origins sets out with a goal in mind and proceeds to dedicate all of his considerable resources, b...

Colorado Springs Expects Savings On USOC Deal

CBS4Denver | CBS 4 Denver | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Call it good timing. Colorado Springs Mayor Lionel Rivera says the city expects to save an average $300,000 a year in interest costs on financi...

Biodiversity Remakes Tokyo

Jared Braiterman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jared Braiterman

The Copenhagen UN Climate Change Conference addresses unparalleled environmental crisis and the need to transform our relationship with nature. Many p...

Matt Morris gets the Keys to the City in this webisode

Westword | Westword | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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What we learned from watching Matt Morris's new aol Keys to the City webisode: Dude does a damn fine Anita Baker. Rapturous. Seriously. Colo...

Jersey City man killed when car crashes into Ocean Avenue building | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Joe Shine photoPolice and EMTs at Ocean Avenue near Forrest Street in Jersey City early this morning after Stephen Hunt, 31, of Jersey City, was k...

Video: A Winning Investment

MSNBC | MSNBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Insight on designing a $500 million "Sports City" in Basra, with Skip Schaum, Newport Global Group; Kipp Teamey, Dunia Frontier Consultants; and CNBC'...

The Bloomberg Administration: A Review, Part I

Room Eight | Room Eight | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

With the Mayoral election nearly upon us, it is time to review what the Bloomberg Administration has done, and what (based on limited information) a T...

NYC Media Launches New Web Site

NY Convergence | NY Convergence | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

NYC Media, the division of the City of New York that runs its TV, radio, and online network, has relaunched its Web site, where over 350  ...

MTA Student Passes: Time To Cut the Cord?

Room Eight | Room Eight | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

It was only about a decade ago that former Governor George Pataki and MTA head Virgil Conway, who were loading the agency with billions in debt so the...

Arrested Development: Dueling Stalled Construction Lists

Curbed | Curbed | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Since February, the Department of Buildings' stalled construction sites, which currently stands at 454 sites, list has been the place to go for data...

Welcome to the New Price is Right

Room Eight | Room Eight | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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I happen to like Bill Thompson just fine; he's a smart and thoughtful guy who has served our city well at the Board of Education and as Comptroller. T...

RBS ATM Withdrawals Were Monitored Hourly During Banking Crisis

The Guardian | Jill Treanor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

City watchdogs were monitoring cash withdrawals from Royal Bank of Scotland every hour during the height of the banking crisis, the Guardian can revea...

Accomplice in Jersey City Ringside Lounge murder is arrested, police say | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Felix Y. Rodriguez of Jersey City has been arrested as being with suspected murderer Miguel Ortiz during the slaying at the Ringside Lounge in Jer...

Jersey City man is found tied up in his house | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A Jersey City man tied up in his Lembeck Avenue house -- possibly for three days -- gained his freedom tonight after a neighbor found him in that ...

Christopher Street Even More "Wild" Than Usual

NBC NewYork | NBC New York | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Maurice Sendak and Spike Jonze celebrate the release of Where the Wild Things Are in Greenwich Village on the block where the book was written. The Ci...

Verizon Building Now Part of City Suit

NY Convergence | NY Convergence | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The prominent Verizon building in Lower Manhattan is now the focus of lawsuit from the City of New York.  The city is suing Verizon and Ta...

My London Design Fair 2009

Chauncey Zalkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Chauncey Zalkin

The week surpassed all expectations. London surprised me. The design energy there is unmistakably moving forward in creative, thoughtful and innovative ways.

The GOP Strategy: Operation Monkeyshit

Ian Gurvitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ian Gurvitz

The GOP's goal from the second the president took office was to bring him down. Their sole intention is diminishing the president's popularity and laying the groundwork for the 2010 midterms and 2012 presidential elections.

Flapers, live jazz for final summer speakeasy tonight

NewYorkology | NewYorkology | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The Jazz Age reaches its finale this evening -- or at least it's the end of summer speakeasy nights at the Museum of the City of New York. The...

The Great Divide: Swimming Against the Tide in Suburbia

Tina Traster | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tina Traster

Not playing by the rules is dicey in suburbia where children are raised in a culture of uniformity. I don't let my daughter go to birthday parties at Chuck E. Cheese or eat cafeteria school food or watch television during the week. This makes her different. This makes us different.

The Waterfront Commission: Beware the Backwater

Room Eight | Room Eight | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

As a shorthand, when describing why data on local governments has to be aggregated at the county level to be comparable, I generally note that whereas...