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RIGHT NEXT DOOR: Gary Russo, Ironworker, the "2nd Avenue Singing Sinatra"

Ian Spanier | Posted 01.27.2015 | Los Angeles
Ian Spanier

Working on the construction of Manhattan's 2nd Avenue subway line in 2010, Russo -- going through a divorce and fighting depression -- decided to e...

A Grieving Community and the Healing Power Of Giving Back

Michelle Vale | Posted 01.24.2015 | New York
Michelle Vale

Let this be a calling and reminder to all, that no gesture is too little. You can help people and communities who are suffering, in a variety of ways. Monetary contributions are great, but time is just as precious.

The Lowline: Bright Lights (Video)

Crane.tv | Posted 01.23.2015 | Arts
Crane.tv

In the modern city, space, as any over zealous estate agent will gleefully tell you, is at a premium.

The Top 10 Places To Propose In The Northeast U.S.

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 01.20.2015 | Weddings
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

Not everyone wants to propose marriage on a beach at sunset, at a restaurant over dessert or via a made-for-Youtube extravaganza. Here are ideas from Virginia to Maine for lovers of all sorts.

The Faithful Shopper: Coming Attractions

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 01.15.2015 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

It's finally 2015, and this year promises to be a spectacular one for New Yorkers and visitors who love to shop! Among top news, the first stores will open at Brookfield Place and the World Trade Center - and I'll have more on those in the future.

'Year of the Condo'

Toni Haber | Posted 01.13.2015 | New York
Toni Haber

The increase in new developments is predicted to make a significant mark in the climate of the market. Not only will sales on new units start to slow as buyers weigh their many options before signing, but also the price and tier of the units will be affected.

Movie Review: Match -- Who's Your Daddy?

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.13.2015 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Stephen Belber's Match is a slight but affecting film built around a stirring central performance by Patrick Stewart.

Manhattan's Luxury of Accessibility

Toni Haber | Posted 01.05.2015 | New York
Toni Haber

Collaboration between retailers and their restaurant counterparts is not foreign to the major players in New York City shopping. But recently, individual stores have branched into dining as well. A major motivating factor of this trending collaboration is to encourage traditional shopping.

Another Arrest In Brooklyn Bridge Attack On Cop During Protest

Reuters | Laila Kearney | Posted 01.02.2015 | Crime

(Reuters) - A fifth person has been charged in connection with assaulting two New York City police lieutenants during a political demonstration on the...

NY Judge Tried To Get Out Of Drunken Driving Charge: Cops

Associated Press | Posted 12.30.2014 | Crime

HARRISON, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a suburban New York town judge drove drunk, hit another car and then tried to persuade police to let him go be...

Your Guide to the Best Views of New York's Famous Landmarks

Erik Seide | Posted 12.22.2014 | New York
Erik Seide

While the freedom tower can be viewed pretty much anywhere in the New York City since it is the tallest building in the United States you will find that many of the those views are obstructed by the other massive downtown skyscrapers.

Sophia Jones

Haunting Video Uses An Empty Manhattan To Call Attention To Syria's Child Refugees

HuffingtonPost.com | Sophia Jones | Posted 12.17.2014 | World

ISTANBUL -- An estimated 1.5 million Syrian children are now refugees -- roughly the population of Manhattan. A new video produced by the U.N.’s Ref...

Developers Stepping Up With Unprecedented Originality

Toni Haber | Posted 12.03.2014 | New York
Toni Haber

Just when ultra-luxury amenities seem to have reached their peak, developers strive a bit higher. Perhaps the most original feature of newly developed condos is the expansion of the traditional use of floor-to-ceiling windows.

Homeless And Wealthy Guests Sit Side-By-Side At Holiday Gala Dinner

Associated Press | Posted 12.02.2014 | Impact

NEW YORK (AP) — Some well-off Manhattan residents paid $100 Friday for the honor of eating a candlelit holiday dinner with homeless people at a chur...

Outdoor Spaces Gear Up for the Holidays in Manhattan

Toni Haber | Posted 01.26.2015 | New York
Toni Haber

Every year, the start of the holiday season in New York is symbolized by the festive displays in public areas around the city. Traditionally, we look out for the raising of the Christmas tree in Rockefeller Center. However, this year a new digital figure is being added to the mix.

The Impact of a Doorman Felt on Cost and Value

Toni Haber | Posted 01.20.2015 | New York
Toni Haber

The doorman: an invaluable amenity that comes at a hefty price. The Wall Street Journal recently ran an article on the impact of having a doorman on the cost of units in a building in New York City.

Erika Stone: A Social Vision

Holly Cara Price | Posted 01.18.2015 | Fifty
Holly Cara Price

A stringer for Time Magazine and Der Spiegel, she was assigned to photograph the biggest celebrities of the day -- Marilyn Monroe, Leonard Bernstein, Alfred Hitchcock, Marlene Dietrich and others. But she preferred to photograph everyday New Yorkers.

Taking a Reservation With a Grain of Salt

Sarah Sweeney | Posted 11.18.2014 | Comedy
Sarah Sweeney

There's a tapas place in my neighborhood that I want to check out and invited a new friend to join me tonight. Yelp.com suggested I make a reservatio...

How to Live a Joyful Life

Sarah Key | Posted 01.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Sarah Key

Glenn Markman (aka Glenno) graciously and naturally taught those boys how to be men, how not to be afraid of laughter or tears. He exemplified how to life a joyful life. Here are some lessons I gleaned from Glenno...

Suspect Arrested In Brazen Diamond District Heist

AP | Posted 11.18.2014 | Crime

NEW YORK (AP) — A suspect has been arrested and charged in connection with a midday jewelry store robbery in New York City's Diamond District. Rond...

Opera Aims To Heal A 400-Year-Old Wound

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 11.17.2014 | Religion

In 2009, New York City celebrated the 400th anniversary of its "discovery" by English explorer Henry Hudson. What many chose not to remember was the c...

Flying Colors

Bruce Helander | Posted 01.12.2015 | Arts
Bruce Helander

Ron Burkhardt's curiously handsome and codified new geometric-inspired works create a zigzag jigsaw puzzle of communicative compositions that keep the viewer guessing until the final piece falls into place.

Ice Skating in NYC: Your Guide to New York Ice Rinks

Erik Seide | Posted 01.11.2015 | New York
Erik Seide

New York City is often been portrayed, from holiday movies to the Christmas tree in Rockefellar Center, as the city that is a must visit destination to experience the sites and sounds of merriest of all seasons.

New York Inspires

Monica Shulman | Posted 01.10.2015 | Arts
Monica Shulman

I've been thinking a lot about inspiration and what drives me to take a picture. I always have a camera with me and it's in my nature as a photogra...

New York's Water Towers Have Inspired Photographer Ronnie Farley for Over 30 Years

Holly Cara Price | Posted 01.06.2015 | New York
Holly Cara Price

Farley's work can currently be seen at the Howland Center in Beacon, New York. The Howland is featuring an exhibit of her work with cowgirls, Cowgirls: Contemporary Portraits of the American West until the end of January.