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Ethiopian Nun Disappears In Manhattan

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 10.28.2014 | Crime

Authorities in New York are trying to locate a visiting nun who disappeared from a Manhattan convent days before she was scheduled to return home to E...

10 Best Non-Sushi, Non-Ramen Japanese Restaurants In NYC

Caroline Phelps | Posted 12.23.2014 | Taste
Caroline Phelps

Here is a list of exceptionally good Japanese restaurants offering specialties other than the beloved sushi and ramen -- Itadakimasu!

The Rebirth of the Brick-and-Mortar

Toni Haber | Posted 12.22.2014 | New York
Toni Haber

As the traditional means of business transactions, such as the brick-and-mortar store and the phone call to order restaurant delivery, is moving towar...

Finding Home

Jennifer Langione | Posted 12.21.2014 | New York
Jennifer Langione

As you compare yourself to your peers who fled the nest as soon as they flung their graduation caps into the air, remind yourself that you're not behind--you're simply paving your own way home.

Skater Cool (PHOTOS)

Ken Hamm | Posted 12.06.2014 | Sports
Ken Hamm

There is cool and then there is skater cool. I spent an hour shooting at Coleman Skate Park under the Manhattan Bridge and was not disappointed. Wh...

Grand Central Terminal (PHOTOS)

Ken Hamm | Posted 12.06.2014 | New York
Ken Hamm

Another photographic albatross for me is Grand Central Terminal. I have tried to capture it so many times, in so many different ways that I feel I...

Why Is Mayor De Blasio Breaking 4 Promises Within 400 Yards of His Own Home? Part Three: Education

Matthew Chapman | Posted 12.05.2014 | New York
Matthew Chapman

Children are far more sensitive to pollutants than adults. That's why hundreds of doctors signed a petition urging first Bloomberg and now de Blasio not to build a massive garbage site next to an athletic center in Manhattan used by 34,000 city kids.

"Daring" Author Gail Sheehy on Hillary in White House!

Jay Weston | Posted 12.01.2014 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

all photos by Jay and publisher "Hillary Clinton will be her own woman in the White House," says author Gail Sheeh...

Zip Code Anxiety

Sarah Sweeney | Posted 12.01.2014 | Comedy
Sarah Sweeney

Is there anything worse than learning an ex has moved uncomfortably close to your neighborhood or office? Sure, cancer, starvation, paper cuts: all bad. But knowing the inopportunity to cross paths with someone from your past, especially when you're unprepared: the worst.

11 Signs It's Your First Fall in New York City

Katka Lapelosová | Posted 12.01.2014 | New York
Katka Lapelosová

Maybe it's the wind blowing through the hair of that hipster dude sitting on a bench in Washington Square Park, or admiring the healthy, pink cheeks of the toddlers and their families on their way to preschool somewhere on Lexington Avenue, but New Yorkers look their best in the fall.

The Curious Garden (PHOTOS)

Ken Hamm | Posted 11.25.2014 | New York
Ken Hamm

The Conservatory Garden is a place of peace and beauty like no other in the park. Impeccably manicured gardens, hilarious and emotional bench dedications, the Secret Garden water lily pool, the Untermyer fountain... I will let my pictures do the rest of the talking for me.

The 25 Best People's Climate March Signs

Jerelle Kraus | Posted 11.24.2014 | Green
Jerelle Kraus

Photo: Arthur Dworin Mother Earth Can't Yell Rape Deny & Die Boobs Not Bombs [on young woman's tee-shirt] There is no Planet B I Am Full of Greenhou...

350,000 Marchers = 50 Parts Per Million

Nathan Currier | Posted 11.22.2014 | Green
Nathan Currier

Keep this in mind if you are trying to contemplate how big a deal it is that some 350,000 people came out into the streets of Manhattan, the capital of capitalism, the cultural heart of the nation where manufactured denial has most stymied action.

10 Signs You've Had Kids and Moved Out of the City

Meredith Hale | Posted 11.18.2014 | Parents
Meredith Hale

You put on a pair of sensible flats because the idea of trekking around the city in heels makes you want to curl up in bed and watch Orange Is the New Black. You then take off your flats, curl up in bed, and watch Orange Is the New Black.

Dwell on Design Takes Manhattan

J. Michael Welton | Posted 11.18.2014 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

Dwell on Design is setting its sights on Manhattan. That's right: After nine years in Los Angeles, the largest design event in the nation is coming t...

Innovation Growing Along With NYC's Population

Toni Haber | Posted 11.17.2014 | New York
Toni Haber

Compared to the rest of the Western world, New York City is young in age. However, given its long-standing infrastructure and housing, sometimes it may seem the older than the rest.

How to Properly Drink Bourbon

Ali Rosen | Posted 11.13.2014 | Taste
Ali Rosen

You might think that you are a bourbon connoisseur - but do you really know everything you need to know about the beloved beverage?

Top 5 Tastes: Asian Cuisine in the East Village

Leah Bhabha | Posted 11.13.2014 | Taste
Leah Bhabha

Although my heritage is Indian, I tend to prefer the Asian cuisines found farther East, like Malaysian, Vietnamese, Korean, Chinese, Japanese, and Thai. The East Village boasts some of the tastiest (and most affordable) options in this culinary realm.

Top 5 Tastes: Asian Cuisine in the East Village

Leah Bhabha | Posted 11.13.2014 | Taste
Leah Bhabha

Since moving back to Manhattan's East Village, I've quickly remembered the foodcentric convenience that I'd grown accustomed to in my earlier years in...

To Convert or Not to Convert? A Look at the Process of Townhouse to Condo Conversions

Toni Haber | Posted 11.11.2014 | New York
Toni Haber

While the conversion to a multiple unit condominium can generate more profit than an individual apartment sale, which is an obvious added incentive for investors or current owners of townhouses, the process can be rigorous and expensive.

Green Groups to New York City: Drop Dead

Marielle Anzelone | Posted 11.10.2014 | Green
Marielle Anzelone

Why does urban biodiversity matter at all? Because according to the UN, for the first time in human history more people are now living in cities than rural areas. The planet is urban. When people experience nature, that nature will be urban too.

The Top 7 Overlooked Historical Landmarks in New York City

Erik Seide | Posted 10.29.2014 | New York
Erik Seide

To most visitors and native New Yorkers, the city's past is told primarily through its modern icons like the Empire State Building or through its famous museums that focus more on world history than telling the tales of New York's past.

Discovering a "New" City Near Manhattan: The Rebirth of Jersey City

Cathy Chester | Posted 08.28.2014 | New York
Cathy Chester

As we neared the turnoff for The Holland Tunnel we saw miles of cars tied up in bumper-to-bumper traffic. Suddenly my husband shouted, "What's Plan B?" I immediately answered, "Take the exit for Jersey City."

Shepard Fairey And The Future In New York's Little Italy

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 08.27.2014 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Before the summer ends, New York is still happily awash in myriad public festivals, concerts, street fairs, free Shakespeare in the park, stoop sales,...

#AOLBUILD Features "Love Is Strange" director Ira Sachs and actor John Lithgow

AOL BUILD | Posted 10.18.2014 | Entertainment
AOL BUILD

Gino DePinto, AOL BUILD #AOLBUILD presents Love is Strange where director Ira Sachs and actor John Lithgow will discuss the creative and productio...