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New York City on a Budget: 10 Great Things to Do That Won't Break the Bank

Carl Phillips | Posted 12.15.2014 | New York
Carl Phillips

It's a city that offers so much. It's also a city that can easily break your budget! NYC living doesn't always equal cheap living. However, there is plenty to do for free or relatively inexpensively in the city that might not make it into some of the guidebooks.

Teenage Gunman In Bryant Park Ice Skating Rink Shooting Tried To Rob Coat

AP | VERENA DOBNIK | Posted 11.11.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- NEW YORK (AP) — A teenager opened fired at a crowded Manhattan ice-skating rink, leaving two people wounded and blood splattered across ...

The Low-Down on Fashion Week

Zoe Malliaros | Posted 11.09.2013 | Style
Zoe Malliaros

Sure, NYFW has its token snobs and elitist Upper East Siders, but there are important businesspeople, editors-in-chief, bloggers, columnists, PR personnel and photographers.

Fashion Week: It's a Freakshow!

Alisa Wolfson | Posted 11.06.2013 | Style
Alisa Wolfson

Fashion Week has long been a culmination of starving souls yearning, aching and damn near dying to be noticed. It happens twice a year, for a week at a time (and thankfully not more).

Designed for Democracy: When Public Goes Private a Park Loses Its Heart

Charles A. Birnbaum | Posted 08.19.2013 | Arts
Charles A. Birnbaum

Nationally, in the wake of urban growth and renewal, there is considerable debate about whether public parks and open space should be given away or sold to for-profit enterprises. Are they valuable civic resources or just places to put stuff?

Privatization of the Commons in Mayor Bloomberg's New York -- Part II: Who Has Control?

Cathryn Swan | Posted 06.26.2013 | New York
Cathryn Swan

These three New York City parks -- Bryant Park, Madison Square Park, and Union Square Park - all have slightly different structures running them. What they have in common is their corporate makeup.

PHOTOS: New York Public Library In 2018

Posted 02.18.2013 | Books

The New York Public Library's flagship building on Fifth Avenue is undergoing a $300 million renovation, courtesy of the London-based architect Foster...

The Selfish Thing I Did On My Friend's Wedding Day

Amanda Chatel | Posted 10.20.2012 | Weddings
Amanda Chatel

There was one glitch in this new-found fancy job that had me in daily contact with some of the most famous designers in the world: I would have to choose between Holly's wedding and Fashion Week.

WATCH: You Won't Believe How He Proposed

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.13.2012 | New York

Allison Leclaire thought she was meeting her boyfriend Craig Jones for lunch in Bryant Park on June 9 -- but she was in for quite an elaborate surpris...

Fresh Start For Seamless

Chris Johnson | Posted 07.07.2012 | Small Business
Chris Johnson

Founded in 2000, Seamless flourished in the post dot com era as a web-based food delivery service, was acquired six years ago, and then spun out again last year. The spin out came with new capital and a renewed focus on product (think mobile) and innovation (think more mobile). It's a fresh start -- a born again startup.

Occupy May Day Protests Yields 'Pop Up Encampment' In Zuccotti Park

Reuters | Posted 07.01.2012 | Business

* Organized labor rejects call for general strike * Protests in Chicago, San Francisco * New York police...

Occupy Wall Street Demonstrators Arrested During New York City Protests

Posted 02.29.2012 | New York

By Gianna Palmer NEW YORK, Feb 29 (Reuters) - About 10 Occupy Wall Street demonstrators were arrested in New York City on Wednesday during prot...

The Faithful Shopper: Christmas in October

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 12.28.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

I know, I know. It's not even Halloween yet, and the stores are filled with Christmas carols, holiday décor and gifts for year-end giving. I love it!

Rubbernecking Recap: Project Runway #6, "Hungry Like the Wolf"

Holly Cara Price | Posted 11.04.2011 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

This week's challenge, informs La Klum cheerfully, has to do with going back to school to further their education.

On the Culture Front: Koi and Perro Salado

Chris Kompanek | Posted 10.11.2011 | New York
Chris Kompanek

Hidden away in the Bryant Park Hotel, the swanky sushi resto Koi provides a tranquil counterpart to the bustle of midtown traffic outside its door.

Rubbernecking Recap: Project Runway, Episode 2 "My Pet Project"

Holly Cara Price | Posted 10.07.2011 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

2011-08-08-Screenshot20110807at9.26.06PM.jpg Tim meets the gang outside Petland Discounts to advise them that this is the Unconventional Challenge: they are to design a garment using items purchased in the store.

WATCH: Glenn Beck Encounters 'Hostile Situation' In Bryant Park

Posted 08.28.2011 | Media

UPDATE: Scroll down for video from Beck's Wednesday night program where he recounts the story of the Bryant Park incident. Glenn Beck went to Bryan...

WATCH: Carousel Horse Race?

Posted 08.27.2011 | Comedy

Improv Everywhere's latest mission took place at New York's Bryant Park carousel and we have to say, it was adorable. The premise was simple: send ...

Sorry, No Beer Or Wine Service Coming To Bryant Park

dnainfo.com | Posted 08.22.2011 | New York

MIDTOWN -- The Bryant Park Corporation has abandoned its plan to sell wine and beer at the park during its 2011 summer movie series, after the park's ...

Best Sunbathing Spots In The City

| Afrodet Zuri | Posted 08.08.2011 | New York

Summer's here and it's time to catch some rays. You need to show off your newest bikini (or scope out hotties in their new bikinis), and that streaky ...

How To Get A Book Into The New York Public Library

electricliterature.com | Posted 07.25.2011 | Books

I spent Friday night at the New York Public Library's main branch with 499 other people (plus an uncounted slew of librarians, volunteers, security gu...

WATCH: Worst Ice Skater Ever?

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

In their latest guerrilla comedy scheme, Improv Everywhere gave everyone at Bryant Park's ice skating rink in NYC a big surprise when they debuted the...

PHOTOS | Nicole, Sandra & Aaron At The 'Rabbit Hole' Premiere

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

Thursday night was quiet as New Yorkers gear up for a full social calender this weekend. The new film 'Rabbit Hole' starring Nicole Kidman, Aaron Eck...

"Starbox" Hides Secret Celebrity In Bryant Park

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Art.party.theater.company is putting a celebrity in a box and plopping them down in Bryant Park. Beginning July 23, the "starbox" will be inhabited b...

Shoeshine Stands At Bryant Park Burned Again

nytimes.com | DAISUKE NAKAI | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Three weeks ago, a shoeshine stand outside Bryant Park burned down in the night. There seemed to be no motive or suspect, suggesting that the fire was...