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Street Wars: The Secret Life Of Street Food Vendors

Steve Mariotti | Posted 02.10.2014 | Home
Steve Mariotti

Always smiling and engaging with customers, it is hard to believe these men face a constant and frequently dangerous battle: competing with other food vendors.

Shop/Eat/Eat/Shop

Liz Neumark | Posted 02.17.2013 | Home
Liz Neumark

You can love it or hate it, but NYC embraces the act of eating while walking and shopping. if you are planning on heading out these next few days to discover those last-minute/hard to find gifts, you are in luck -- you can find inspiration on a full stomach.

NYPD IDs Getaway Driver In Midtown Murder

Newsday | Anthony M DeStefano and Kevin Deutsch | Posted 02.12.2013 | New York

NYPD detectives believe they have identified the getaway driver in the brazen Manhattan slaying of a 31-year-old entertainment promoter, and they are ...

Victim Identified In Fatal Shooting Near Columbus Circle

AP | DEEPTI HAJELA | Posted 02.10.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — A man walking down a street outside a school near Central Park was shot in the back of the head on Monday and lay mortally wounded in...

'Discovering Columbus' Exhibit Extended Through December

AP | Posted 11.20.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- A popular large-scale installation of a living room surrounding a statue of Christopher Columbus in midtown Manhattan has been extended by...

LOOK: Artist Creates Contemporary Living Room Encircling Columbus Statue

The Huffington Post | Inae Oh | Posted 09.19.2012 | New York

With the unveiling of artist Tatzu Nishi's latest installation on Wednesday, New York City's iconic Christopher Columbus statue could be seen in consi...

Italian-Americans Angered By Columbus Statue Art Project

AP | ULA ILNYTZKY | Posted 08.22.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- A Japanese artist is inviting the public to have an intimate view of Christopher Columbus high above a hectic intersection in midtown Manh...

WATCH: Runaway Horse In Columbus Circle Collides With Car

Posted 08.17.2012 | New York

FDNY confirmed on Thursday a carriage horse near Columbus Circle ran away and collided with a car. The accident occurred at the corner of Ninth Av...

IMAGE: A Living Room For Christopher Columbus

Posted 09.04.2012 | New York

In 1892, a statue of Christopher Columbus was erected near the southwest corner of Central Park, marking the 400th anniversary of his journey to Ameri...

Large Snakes Found in Columbus Circle Fountain

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 05.30.2012 | New York

New Yorkers are tired of these (censored) snakes in their (censored) city! Everyone just got over the trauma of a cobra escaping the Bronx Zoo (and tw...

The Faithful Shopper: New Year's Wishes

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 02.28.2012 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Here are some retail events I'd like to see in the year(s) ahead. Some are more likely than others, but the holidays are a time for dreaming, aren't they?

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!

Marea and New York Craft Beer Week Preview

Chris Kompanek | Posted 10.31.2011 | New York
Chris Kompanek

Michael White's Italian seafood mecca Marea evokes the understated glamour of the Upper West Side of a couple decades ago. Once seated, an extensive menu reveals infinite possibilities.

Paul Needham

Overhauling A Subway Station When There's No Money For It

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Needham | Posted 09.21.2011 | Home

NEW YORK -- To read about mass transit here and around the country these days is to learn of budget cuts, service disruptions and disgruntled passenge...

Astoria Characters: The Meetup Master

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 09.11.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

James A. DeSoucey Jr. is a squat muscle-bound square with laughing baby blues. He looks as though he coulda been a boxer. Or a prizefighter. Or at least a contender.

The Faithful Shopper: Gourmet Goodies

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 07.13.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

With summer nearly here, it's time to start planning our social lives -- whether you're hosting friends or you're the guest, nothing is more special than to offer your gourmet treat or bottle of wine.

America On A Plate: Michael Lomonaco's Surf & Turf

Josh Ozersky | Posted 06.21.2011 | Home
Josh Ozersky

I like Michael Lomonaco, of Porterhouse New York, a lot. Who doesn't? But when he told me we were doing surf and turf, I hesitated. I never liked the ...

Subway Stabbing: Two Stabbed At Columbus Circle

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Two people have reportedly been stabbed at the Columbus Circle subway station. According to MYFOXNY.com, the victims are a man and a woman and are bo...

Culture Zohn: Mad About the New MAD

Patricia Zohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Patricia Zohn

2008-09-25-2ColumbusCircle_pull.jpg The years of torture getting the new Museum of Art and Design built make the completion of the project something of a miracle.