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Someone Jumped In Front Of The L Train Wednesday

Posted 07.25.2011 | New York

Various reports indicate that someone jumped in front of the L train at Union Square at 11:30 this morning, according to the Gothamist. A wire rep...

Waiter At Todd English Restaurant Busted For Stealing $91,000 In Tips

Posted 07.13.2011 | New York

It's been a rough month for Todd English. Boston, the celebrity restauranteur's hometown, said they want nothing do with him-- he was deposed in N...

LOOK: Andy Warhol Statue Unveiled In Union Square

| Amy Zimmer | Posted 05.30.2011 | New York

UNION SQUARE -- It's easy to pass by the Decker Building at 33 Union Square West or the building at 860 Broadway, now housing a Petco, without knowing...

Man Hijacks Cab For A Drunken Joy Ride In Union Square

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A drunk man decided to take an unsuspecting cab driver for a ride, according to police. After hijacking a taxi, Michael Findley crashed the car into ...

The Irrationality of Love and Art

George Heymont | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
George Heymont

In 1964, when the United States Supreme Court ruled on Jacobellis v. Ohio, Associate Justice Potter Stewart gained fame for his description of obscen...

WATCH: The 'Amazing Strangers' Of Union Square

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

Bob Hain is a graphic artist whose website,, documents the strange and often 'woozy' characters of Union Square -- those who slou...

The Faithful Shopper: Superstore Savings

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

The big-box revolution (aka superstores) that took over the suburbs years ago has come to the five boroughs. Save time and money by taking care of multiple needs in one big store this season.

Where Do We Go Beyond the Pain?

Daniel Beaty | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Daniel Beaty

I was enraged and deeply saddened after seeing For Colored Girls. Our children are being dropped every day, but when are we going to start to explore the real reasons why that is happening?

Two Men Shot And Killed In Gramercy | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

GRAMERCY -- Two men were shot in the back of the head and killed inside an SUV early Monday morning, according to the NYPD. Police responded to a 911 ...

Eternally Temporary

Liz Neumark | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Liz Neumark

On the heels of Yom Kippur, the most solemn and holiest day of the Jewish calendar (and the least enjoyable/non-food holiday) comes one most festive a...

The Faithful Shopper: September Shoes

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

September means a lot of things to a lot of people -- the beginning of fall, back to school, football season. For me, it's time to take stock of my shoe wardrobe.

PHOTOS: Rabbit, Ostrich Eggs, Morels, And Other Wild Foods Found At Farmers Markets

Huffington Post | Alden Wicker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Fall is upon us, and with it a fresh batch of delicious goodies from the farmers market. While you can get almost all the staples with which to fill y...

The "Home of Discontent" That Gave Voice to America's Labor Movement

James Isaiah Gabbe | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
James Isaiah Gabbe

While Union Square is now a centerpiece of the New York City's rejuvenation a destination for shopping, dining and theater, its heritage from the decades of labor activism is still evident.

Barnes And Noble Closes Lincoln Center Store

San Francisco Examiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

SAN FRANCISCO -- A chain bookstore anchoring a condominium complex in the center of a revived South Beach is going out of business in October amid nei...

EXHIBITION SPOTLIGHT: Miranda July's Interactive Sculptures On Display In Union Square

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHO: Miranda July WHAT: 'Eleven Heavy Things' WHERE: Union Square Park Center Lawn, New York, NY WHEN: May 2 - October 3, 2010 WHY: Because Mir...

John Starks Autograph Signing Interrupted By Drunk

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

An inebriated customer tried to steal the spotlight from former Knicks player John Starks. According to Page Six, The point guard hosted a meet-and-g...

Miranda July's Work Set for Union Square Run | ERICA ORDEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Union Square Park soon may become the place to be for those who fancy fiberglass and outdoor art. Starting May 29, an interactive sculpture series cr...

Keep Our Eyes on the Street Open

Stacy Torres | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Stacy Torres

Just two weeks after the Bloomberg administration proposed to drastically cut the number of art vendors allowed in four popular city parks, two Times Square vendors are being hailed as heroes.

Thousands Rally in New York for May Day 2010 (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Matt Sledge | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Matt Sledge

Thousands of people rallied in Union Square and marched down Broadway to demonstrate in favor of immigrant rights and against Arizona's recently passed SB1070 law.

A Bronx Tale About Mass Transit: Take Note, Los Angeles

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Joel Epstein

Though I'd come to N.Y. for the Project for Public Spaces training, it was the DOT transit and public space projects and Sadik-Kahn's leadership that captured my imagination.

How to Kill 100 Jobs in New York City

Sean Basinski | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Sean Basinski

The Parks Department has proposed new rules that would lead to a 75-80% reduction in art vendors in Union Square Park, Central Park, and Battery Park. More than 100 people are expected to lose their jobs.

Gov 2.0 and #Twitter Finally Tweet-Up!

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Alan W. Silberberg

Twitter needs a Government Relations expert who also is a social media expert. Not the other way around.

Seeking Sound Underground: A Tool For Music (VIDEO)

Kerri MacDonald | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Kerri MacDonald

Moses Josiah plays the guitar. From time to time, he plays the piano. But his favorite instrument is a little less commonplace. Josiah, 80, is ...

Seeking Sound Underground: House of Waters

Kerri MacDonald | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Kerri MacDonald

When House of Waters played Union Square one afternoon last week, the camera phone-toting crowd put most scattered subway audiences to shame. Max ZT,...

The Faithful Shopper: Shop in the Sunshine!

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Open-air markets abound in the city even during the worst weather, but late spring/early summer is the perfect time to meander and find a great treasure.