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NYPD Increases 9/11 Security For Anniversary

AP | TOM HAYS | Posted 11.07.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Despite no specific terrorism threats against the city, the New York Police Department will deploy thousands of extra police officers...

"Nature's Revenge", LUDO in NY, Chicago, and LA

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 11.05.2011 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Parisian Street Artist LUDO brought "Nature's Revenge" to the US this month and his eye-popping surreal wheat-pasted creations are now on walls in New...

WATCH: Breakdancers Protest Coal Across NYC

Posted 11.02.2011 | Green

Across New York City, a mob of breakdancers recently took to the streets to tell the city that it needs to move "beyond coal." The dancers, who wor...

WATCH: Private Look Into NYC Subway System

Inae Oh | Posted 11.02.2011 | New York

Sean Vegezzi's video, "It's Nice To Be Important, But It's More Important To Be Nice," takes on an inside-out perspective from the city's inaccesible ...

What To Do In NYC Over Labor Day

Inae Oh | Posted 11.02.2011 | New York

Electric Zoo Festival Where: Randall's Island When: Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, 11AM-9:40PM Price: 3-day passes $299-$344, single-day passes $119...

NYC Officials Declare September National Preparedness Month

Inae Oh | Posted 11.01.2011 | New York

After a wild summer marked by both Hurricane Irene and a surprising earthquake scare, New York City officials have declared September as National Prep...

Ex-Deputy Mayor Was Arrested Before Resignation

AP | SAMANTHA GROSS | Posted 11.01.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The deputy mayor with authority over New York City's police department, fire department and emergency response coordination was arres...

Should Every Restaurant Have A Farm?

Liza de Guia | Posted 11.06.2011 | Home
Liza de Guia

"Last year we had way more produce than we could use, so this year, we tried to scale back a little bit to hit the sweet spot a little more closely." ...

Irene: Gratitude and Cautionary Warnings

Jill Lynne | Posted 10.29.2011 | New York
Jill Lynne

I awakened this morning with a feeling of gratitude and a sense of bliss. In my dreams I was floating about in pools of calm turquoise waters fi...

NYC Leads With Incubators for Green and Tech Startups

John Tepper Marlin | Posted 10.26.2011 | New York
John Tepper Marlin

The stimulus was not as effective as hoped, in part because state and local officials were expected to move faster than they were able. However, state and local officials and local entrepreneurs are now responding to the need for new jobs in interesting ways.

Dave Jamieson

NYC Schools Food Supplier Moves Jobs From Brooklyn To Scranton

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 10.24.2011 | Business

A scrum of protesters and factory workers set to lose their jobs descended on a Brooklyn factory Wednesday, urging Maramont Corporation, which has sup...

What I Talk About When I Don't Talk About Running

Janet Turley | Posted 10.22.2011 | Healthy Living
Janet Turley

It was sometime when the needle stuck in my metatarsal joint, filling it with cortisone, that I blurted "maybe I should pick another sport."

For Some, Post-9/11 Life Meant Leaving NYC

AP | DEEPTI HAJELA | Posted 10.19.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — As vivid as the confusion and fear of Sept. 11 remain for Karen Cooney, she knows it would be worse if she still lived in New York Ci...

Kelvin's Slush: "Kicking Slurpee's Ass Since 2009"

Liza de Guia | Posted 10.18.2011 | Home
Liza de Guia

"Ultimately, I hope our customers have a great experience. I hope it cools them down. I hope it reminds them of their youth. And, most of all, I hope ...

Introducing "A-Sides With Jon Chattman" -- Never Shout Never, J. Aims, and An Horse Live

Jon Chattman | Posted 10.17.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Music can heal. It can inspire you, turn you on, and/or serve up instant nostalgia like nothing else can. To put it mildly, I believe in the power of music, and I don't care how incredibly cornball that sounds.

A Challenge to Dream! Plus Lite & Not-So-Lite Fare:

Jill Lynne | Posted 10.16.2011 | New York
Jill Lynne

Have we forgotten how to dream?

Fashion Interns Tell All

The Huffington Post | Sarah Leon | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Intern Diaries: Notes from the Fashion Underground is a column that goes straight to the source of the fashion industry: the free labor. In this c...

WATCH: New York Through The David Rockwell Lens

Constantin Bjerke | Posted 10.07.2011 | Arts
Constantin Bjerke

David Rockwell is no stranger to the theatre and entertainment world. First inspired from a young age by his mother's community theatre in New Jersey,...

How the Unions Have Corrupted the Social and Economic Fabric of America

The Relentless Conservative | Posted 10.01.2011 | Politics
The Relentless Conservative

Until we can eradicate the dishonest and corrupt unions while keeping the honest ones, municipalities in particular will continue to suffer, as will the rest of the workers and American economy.

Taxi Crashes Into Horse and Buggy at Midnight

Jack Hidary | Posted 09.24.2011 | New York
Jack Hidary

This morning just after midnight a NYC taxi crashed into a horse and buggy in front of 40 Central Park South. There have been a number of crashes in t...

Brooklyn Photographer Zooms In On Bicyclists

Turnstyle | Posted 09.27.2011 | New York
Turnstyle

Photo Credit: Dmitry Gudkov/Turnstyle "This is Sheryl and her Hello Kitty beach cruiser," says #BikeNYC blogger Dmitry Gudkov. SEE MORE PHOTOS>> Or...

Cancer Hospital Employee Steals $1.2 Million In Office Supplies

AP | Posted 09.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- A former New York City hospital worker has admitted embezzling $1.2 million from the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center by ordering pr...

How Would You Reinvent NYC.GOV?

Rachel Sterne | Posted 09.21.2011 | New York
Rachel Sterne

Today is the last day to sign up for Reinvent NYC.GOV, the City's first-ever hackathon. Civic-minded designers and developers who want to help improve NYC government are encouraged to apply to reinventnycgov.com.

Behind The Scenes: Hot-Smoking At ACME Smoked Fish

Liza de Guia | Posted 09.21.2011 | Home
Liza de Guia

"I don't know anything else, no office job or anything like that, just fish. So, I fell into the fish." Meet Aftabudin Rayman and Peter Wojick, the f...

Street Art, Orgies & Car Crashes: The Work Of Miss Bugs

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 09.19.2011 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

A stunningly horrendous car crash. A windshield smashed in by a wooden stump. A shard of white light cutting sharply through a smoke cloud which rises...