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Public Transportation 2.0, A Cab-Sharing App for New Yorkers

Huffington Post | Damiano Beltrami | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A real-time, cab-sharing system called Weeels promises to save New Yorkers money, time, space - and perhaps meet a soul mate as well. When a user en...

New York's State Deficit Problem Solved: EBAY

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

New York has the solution to the deficit problem: EBAY. The Daily News reported that the government made "$1.3 million last year by selling its unwan...

NYU's New Energy Efficient Power Plant

nytimes.com | MATTHEW L. WALD | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

People concerned about global warming talk about how to force generators of heat-trapping gases to shoulder the expense of cutting their emissions. Bu...

'No Strings Attached' After Party & More Last Night

The Huffington Post | Grace Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Celebrities packed the after party for the screening of No Strings Attached. Ashton Kutcher, Demi Moore, Paul Haggis and Fred Arminsen were there as ...

AGENDA: 'Gabi On The Roof', Ecstatic Music Festival & NY Boat Show

The Huffington Post | Grace Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Escape the arctic chill this weekend with a sip of absinthe at a history class on Friday or by enjoying the warmth of Carnegie Hall on Saturday at the...

You're On Hidden Camera! Employees Suing Duane Reade For $110M

| Sun Kersor | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Sixteen Duane Reade workers are suing their employer for placing surveillance cameras in the bathroom of the company's Maspeth, Queens warehouse. Why ...

(PHOTOS) Portlandia Party, Folk Art Museum Gala & More Last Night

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

New Yorkers came out in a big way last night to support the American Folk Art Museum, the Perlman Music Program and the Food Bank for New York City's ...

Bob Guccione, Vanessa, and Me

Susie Bright | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Susie Bright

My late and legendary "porn boss" is in the news today. It's fascinating to learn personal history of my first mainstream publisher.

Where Have All The o.b. Tampons Gone?

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Many menstruating New York City women have been left in a lurch without their trusty o.b tampons. Since the fall, drugstores have had trouble sto...

PHOTOS: '30 Rock' Pals Celebrate Betty White's 89th

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Last night, comic queen Betty White celebrated her 89th birthday. Valerie Bertinelli, Wendie Malick, Betty White, Jane Leeves, Judah Friedlander and ...

Astoria Characters: The History Buff

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Alfred C. Ronzoni Jr. arrives at the Greater Astoria Historical Society right on the dot. Al, in case you didn't know, is one of the pasta-making Ronzonis.

WATCH: NYC's Best Concerts This Week (1/18-1/23)

The Huffington Post | Grace Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

This week is packed with great concerts from classic performers like Prince and Gregg Allman to newer bands like the Smith Westerns and The Drums. Th...

PHOTOS: Trump-Kushner Astor Place Pad For Sale

The Huffington Post | Grace Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Real estate power couple, Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner, are on the lookout for a new apartment together. Curbed reports that their current pad at...

The Subways Are Totally Screwed Up This Weekend

brooklynpaper.com | Gary Buiso | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Here are the service changes affecting you this weekend (Saturday, Jan. 15 at 12:01 am to Monday, Jan. 17 at 5 am, unless otherwise noted): 2,3,4: B...

Cathie Black's Solution For School Overcrowding

| Julie Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

LOWER MANHATTAN -- Just two weeks into her new job, Schools Chancellor Cathie Black has already found a solution to the overcrowding problem that has ...

PHOTOS: SJP, Nora Ephron, Fireworks & More Last Night

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Last night was exploding (literally) with events and openings. The fireworks went off near the Statute of Liberty when the Queen Mary 2, Queen Victor...

Martin Luther King Jr. Events In New York

New York Magazine | Published Jan 12, 2011 | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NYC Discovery Walking Tour -- Martin Luther King Weekend in Harlem 1/15-1/17 at 2 p.m.; 212-465-3331 A historic tour through one of the most signific...

PHOTOS: Experimental Food, 'The Town' Party & More

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

With the start of award season only days away, the cast of The Town, including Ben Affleck, Jon Hamm, Chris Cooper and Blake Lively, celebrated with a...

Baking Dreams Into Real Businesses (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Damiano Beltrami | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Filled with prune or cherry, Janine Frank's round, slightly sweet Kolachi pastries could come straight from an old-school Slovakian bakery. And Sherry...

A Letter To All New York Jets Fans

Steven Hirsch | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Steven Hirsch

Dear New York Jets Fan, While it is rare that I write about the NFL, I thought I would take this opportunity to wish you and your team good luck...

Brooklyn Building Fosters Creative Community

nytimes.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

When Al Attara bought a former bank on Flatbush Avenue in Brooklyn 32 years ago for under $250,000, he envisioned it as a complex in which artists, ar...

PHOTOS: Out With Christian Bale, Johnny Weir, Blake Lively

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Even with the doom and gloom forecast, New Yorkers managed to look fabulous last night. Stunning in bright pink and purple, Jennifer Garner and Blake...

Astoria Characters: The Sunshine Goddess

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Life doesn't always take a straight and narrow path; it often chooses a circular route, so let's start in the middle of the story and see where we end up.

WATCH: Brighton Beach Man Swims 34-Degree Water Daily

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Brighton Beach resident Gary Atlas isn't afraid of the city's cold, snowy weather. In fact, blizzard or no blizzard, he runs 6 miles, shirtless, alon...

WATCH: No Pants Subway Ride 2011 Takes Over NYC Subways

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

We warned you last week that your Sunday afternoon subway ride might be interrupted by a little more skin than usual. The 10th annual No Pants Subway...