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Free Drinks, Bar None

NYCity News Service | NYCity News Service | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

With the economy down, most of us could use a drink right about now. The only problem is that spending $12 on a cocktail in a swanky Manhattan bar s...

An Immigrant's Footprint On A Posh Neighborhood

nytimes.com | SUSAN DOMINUS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

As is often the case with immigrants trying to build full lives while hoping no one will notice, Mr. Alam has no voice in this story. Largely unknown ...

Diamond District: Beyond The Bling

nytimes.com | SARAH MASLIN NIR | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

In the Diamond District, just steps from the Rockefeller Center subway station, a visitor can find clandestine restaurants and unsung behind-the-scene...

Wigs: Piece of Mind

NBC NewYork | NBC New York | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Over 20 Million women in America battle pattern baldness or alopecia. Hats and scarves only go so far, so now high-end hair pieces help women combat ...

Saks, Microsoft Team Up for Holiday Displays

NY Convergence | NY Convergence | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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The luxury department store and Microsoft partnered to create the store's window displays at the flagship store in Manhattan's Midtown neighbo...

Stated Meeting: Hines Midtown Tower Approved

Gotham Gazette | Gotham Gazette | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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The City Council approves a 1,000 foot tower in Midtown, which will include additional space for MoMA, a hotel and luxury residences. The council also...

Photos Show Bomb Squad At Its Finest

Gothamist | John Del Signore | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Reports of suspicious packages and bomb scares come over the police scanner so frequently that they've become almost routine, so we weren't even going...

Tavern On The Green Prepares To Auction Treasures

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — If you want to own a piece of New York City's landmark Tavern on the Green restaurant, get ready to open your wallet. The Central Pa...

Chubby Checker "Twists" Away with Seniors

NBC NewYork | NBC New York | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Legendary singer Chubby Checker was at BB King Blues Club in Midtown to announce a new commercial that publicizes changes in Medicare prescription dru...

A Shoe Lovers Dream! Shoe Show Opens in the City

NBC NewYork | NBC New York | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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From sneakers to sandals to stilettos, you name it, the New York Shoe Expo has it. The Hilton New York Hotel in Midtown is hosting the show through th...

NYC webcams

NewYorkology | NewYorkology | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

NewYorkology will be on vacation this week. In our absence, keep an eye on the city with these webcams: Click on each link for the live view. ...

Shake Shack To Hit Kuwait, Theater District, Upper East Side

ny.eater.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Next year Shake Shack will open locations in Kuwait, the Upper East Side, and Midtown Manhattan....

Midtown: It's Madtown!

The New York Observer | Irina Aleksander and Meredith Bryan | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

After years spent ducking through secret doorways past relentless doormen, suffering low ceilings, taxidermy, Mary Kate Olsen, the French Vogue editor...

Italian design museum to open in Midtown in May

NewYorkology | NewYorkology | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The Milan-based Triennale Design Museum has signed a 15-year lease to open a branch in Midtown Manhattan in May, Crain's and the Post reported ...

Police-Involved Shooting At Marriott Marquis in Times Square

NBC NewYork | NBC New York | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Police have shot an apparently armed man at the crowded Marriott Marquis hotel in Midtown, police said. One person has been shot and transported the ...

Subway Pervs Were More Pervy in 2009

Daily Intel. | Daily Intel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Especially in Midtown....

The Fastest Way to Get to Yankee Stadium for the World Series

NBC NewYork | NBC New York | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Go with the MTA and get from Midtown to Yankee Stadium in less than 30 minutes. ...

"Tavern In The Park" Name Trademark Denied To City

nytimes.com | GLENN COLLINS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The Tavern on the Green name, which was appraised at $19 million by Marshall & Stevens, a valuation firm, is possibly the restaurant's greatest asset ...

St. Vincent's Hospital Lays Off 180 Employees

nytimes.com | ANEMONA HARTOCOLLIS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

St. Vincent's Hospital Manhattan announced Tuesday that it had laid off 180 of its 3,800 employees, blaming the recession and two years of health care...

Monster of Midtown: 440 West 42nd Street Revealed

Curbed | Curbed | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Click the image above to view the full photogallery. What is 440 West 42nd Street? It's the former Hell's Kitchen Swimming Hole in the land of Linco...

Anatomy of a Southern Sex Panic: The Atlanta Police Raid a Gay Bar

Mike Alvear | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Alvear

You can't keep the city safe by locking up crooks, convicts and hard-core recidivists when there are gay men running around with impure thoughts.

Street Breakfeast You Can't Live Without

Ed Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Ed Levine

Who makes made-from-scratch pancakes at a food cart?

Donnell sale revived, but advocates not buying in

Chelsea Now | Chelsea Now | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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The sale of Midtown's Donnell Library to a hotel developer is back on after a deal was made to close on the purchase within the next two years....

Midday. Midtown. Manhattan.

Robert Rosenthal | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Robert Rosenthal

There's something kind of cool about taking in the Big Apple like a tourist from a quintessential vantage point, without a camera, map or tour guide.