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Pepper Spray Use on Passive Civilians? Not on Ret. Police Captain Ray Lewis' Watch!

Jerry Ashton | Posted 08.27.2012 | New York
Jerry Ashton

Ret. Captain Ray Lewis has found himself more and more estranged from today's police tactics. He doesn't like it, and wants to come to your city and tell you about it personally.

If Talk Is Cheap, Why a Conversation?

Lauren Brown Jarvis | Posted 04.29.2012 | Politics
Lauren Brown Jarvis

Talk to the hand. We have all had enough of people talking at us. It is time we talk plainly to one another. There is a resonance in sharing our stori...

WATCH: Homeless LGBT Youth Issues Emphasized In New Clip

Posted 11.22.2011 | Gay Voices

The rising rate of homelessness among New York's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) youth is examined as part of "A Day In Our Shoes," a ne...

Is This North America's Next Big Holiday?

Posted 12.25.2011 | Religion

By Lauren Markoe Religion News Service Happy Diwali! Happy Di what? It's a Hindu holiday -- and an important one -- celebrated this week by ...

Truth in Advertising - Time for the Post Office to Come Clean

Howard Steven Friedman | Posted 11.25.2011 | Media
Howard Steven Friedman

When New York City huddled down in anticipation of Hurricane Irene, public transportation was shut down, the stores ravaged of their goods and nearly ...

Annemarie Dooling

'If You Had Told Me As a Result Of 9/11 My Life Would Be Better, I'd Never Have Believed You'

HuffingtonPost.com | Annemarie Dooling | Posted 11.09.2011 | Home

"If you had told me that 10 years later, as a result of 9/11, of all of this, that my life would actually be better, I'd never have believed you." ...

Images of Hurricane Irene (New York City)

Howard Steven Friedman | Posted 10.29.2011 | New York
Howard Steven Friedman

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Car Trouble

Grif Peterson | Posted 09.12.2011 | Travel
Grif Peterson

Not how the night was supposed to begin. Just twelve hours from the beginning of our self-declared 'take your colleague to work day' and days from wh...

What I Wish Weiner Had Said Last Week When the Twitter Scandal Broke

Lev Raphael | Posted 08.07.2011 | Comedy
Lev Raphael

The American poet John Greenleaf Whitter had some wise words that apply to everyone who tweets first and thinks afterwards: "For of all sad words of t...

Comfort and Joy

Julie Mautner | Posted 05.26.2011 | Travel
Julie Mautner

When I got the chance to stay at the Setai Fifth Avenue, as it's officially known, I grabbed it. Step inside and the gritty city just vaporizes. Good afternoon!, the GQ-handsome doormen croon.

Fox programming blackout enters sixth day

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Some 3 million cable TV subscribers in the New York area were without Fox programming for a fifth day. The dispute over how much Cablevision will ...

Seeking a Cure for Jonah

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

Jonah Weishaar looks like a normal, healthy two year old as he giggles while running around a playground near his Brooklyn home.  But his parents, Ji...

Popular Facebook apps are transmitting personal information to outside companies, report says.

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

FacebookA view of the Facebook homepage. NEW YORK — The Wall Street Journal is reporting that 10 popular Facebook applications have been tra...

Things to do on a budget in NYC the Week of: Oct 18

City Guide. | City Guide | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

New York City is full of great things to do, and many are free. Outdoor activities all over the city are free and open to the public, and many NYC mus...

30 Rock Recap: Live! From New York! It's TGS!

NYMag.com | NYMag | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

It was just a network sitcom. Only funny....

Advocates Denounce Paladino

Gay City News | Gay City News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

At a news conference held moments before the start of Manhattan's Columbus Day Parade on October 11, a group of elected officials, led by City Council...

California, Massachusetts Named Most Energy-Efficient States

The Car Connection | CarConnection | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

California, Massachusetts and Oregon have been named the top-rated states for energy efficiency, while New York, Vermont, Washington, Rhode Island, C...

Barneys opening in Brooklyn; Coney pops up in SoHo

NewYorkology | NewYorkology | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The paper's down from the windows and Barneys New York is set to open one of its Co-op shops Thursday on Brooklyn's Atlantic Avenue. It's th...

Explosives are found in black bag in New York City cemetery

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Google MapsA map view of Marble Cemetery in East Village in New York City, where a suspicious bag filled with explosives were found. NEW YORK &mda...

Bloodbath at the Burger Bash

New York Observer | New York Observer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

  One of New York's more keenly fought food contests - the New York Wine & Food Festival's Burger Bash - sizzled Friday night at a gi...

Juliette Binoche: No "Certified Copy." The Real Deal.

indieWIRE | indieWIRE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

She might have won her Oscar back in 1996 for her turn in Anthony Minghella's "The English Patient," but well over a decade later Juliette Binoche f...

Single-ride MetroCard rises to $2.50 on Dec. 30

NewYorkology | NewYorkology | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

New York City's base subway and bus fare will increase to $2.50 from $2.25 and unlimited-ride MetroCards will get an even steeper thwack as of ...

MetroCards to rise to $2.50 from $2.25 on Dec. 30

NewYorkology | NewYorkology | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

New York City's subway and bus fare will increase to $2.50 from $2.25 and unlimited-ride MetroCards will get an even steeper thwack as of Dec. ...

Bryant Park Will Sell You the Chairs They Were Going to Throw Away

New York Observer | New York Observer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

If you found yourself nostalgic for Bryant Park during this year's Fashion Week at Lincoln Center, the Post today points us to a nice souvenir...

Ed Norton Met With Inmates to Prep for Role: I'm "Indebted" to Them

NBC NewYork | NBC New York | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Ed Norton, at the New York premiere of his latest thriller "Stone" last night, said he took many of his acting cues from the inmates he met in Detriot...