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How Did New Yorkers Deal With Heat Waves in Centuries Past? (SLIDESHOW)

Megan Doherty | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Megan Doherty

In New York, where concrete ratchets temperatures from hot to hellish, refuge can only be found inside air-conditioned interiors. But how did New Yorkers deal with the heat in the days before A/C?

Christmas in July - A Dream

Jack Schimmelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jack Schimmelman

Gliding along on an island anchored by stone slabs, I come upon a church bathed in an array of klieg lights. My feet touch the street that has been i...

When Good Singers Go Bad: What Happened to Beth Orton?

Pamela Newton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Pamela Newton

What had happened to Beth Orton's voice? I've been to many concerts in my life and I have never before heard an artist ruin his or her own songs. It hurt both my ears and my heart.

Ensure That Hosting the 2014 Super Bowl Has Lasting Value

Henry Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Henry Miller

The hosting of the 2014 Super Bowl offers enormous economic development potential for both New York and New Jersey, and the challenge will be to maximize its lasting benefits.

Don't Let the Robber Barons Fool You

John Perkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
John Perkins

During the past four decades we the people have sent a strong message of support to the modern equivalent of the robber barons.

Devi Silvia Threw Daughter In Water To Spite Husband

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — An unhappy mother hurled her toddler daughter into the chilly Hudson River and then jumped in herself in an apparent murder-suicide a...

Memorial for Social Activist Betty Millard (1911-2010)

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jim Luce

Betty Millard of Chicago, a long-time social activist had danced with Zhou Enlai after the Chinese Revolution and then was called to testify as a host...

Police: Mother Threw Baby Into Hudson

AP | CRISTIAN SALAZAR | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York


The Armory Show; Contemporary Art in New York

Lauri Lyons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
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Lauri Lyons

Since 1913, The Armory Show Art Fair has been the preeminent international exhibition of modern art in the United States.

For Environmentalists, to Love a Place Is to Preserve It

Elizabeth Cunningham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Elizabeth Cunningham

Ecopsychological health involves more than living in a beautiful place; it's about the relationship between a place and all its inhabitants.

Help! Where Should This Reader Propose to His Girlfriend?

Nick Carr | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nick Carr

I recently got a letter from a fan of Scouting NY telling me that he is planning on proposing to his girlfriend, and is looking for the perfect NYC location to do it.

'Miracle On Hudson' Jet Being Auctioned

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — For sale: One severely water-damaged jet, hero not included. The banged-up US Airways plane that Capt. Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger ...

Bannerman Castle Gets Senator Schumer To Champion Its Cause | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Sen. Charles Schumer is meeting today with members of the Bannerman Castle Trust for a briefing on how to prevent the rest of the landmark on a Hudson...

Marc Anthony Bookal Search Called Off; 4-Year-Old Missing For Three Weeks

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEWBURGH, N.Y. — Police have called off the search for a 4-year-old New York boy who has been missing for three weeks. Marc Anthony Bookal was ...

Miracle On The Hudson: One Year Anniversary

AP | SAMANTHA GROSS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Crying, cheering and embracing, the survivors of US Airways Flight 1549 raised a toast to life Friday, marking the anniversary of the...

Are There Good Men in Sing Sing?

Tom Matlack | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Tom Matlack

I am here at Sing Sing to to bring The Good Men Project, the anthology I've edited, inside the prison -- physically and in spirit.

Bannerman's Castle, In Hudson River, Further Crumbles | LIZ ROBBINS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Bannerman's Castle was already an enigmatic ruin in the middle of the Hudson River, but then in the silence of last Saturday night, a large chunk of h...

Forgotten Ruins in Dobbs Ferry

Nick Carr | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nick Carr

At first glance, it would be hard to figure out what a bland modern nursing home in the Hudson Valley has to do with haunting, castle-like ruins.

Laura Zych, Ben Bostic, "Miracle On The Hudson" Survivors, Find Love

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Today marked the one year anniversary of the "Miracle on the Hudson" in which Captain Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger deftly landed US Airways Flight 154...

Deer Swims Across Hudson, Runs Through City

Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

JERSEY CITY, N.J. — A wayward deer is on its way back to the wild after an urban adventure that saw it roam through downtown Jersey City, leap i...

Rocking Manhattan

Rob Morrison | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Rob Morrison

If you see a small flotilla of wooden boats rowing around Manhattan on Saturday, you can thank an unusual Bronx organization called Rocking the Boat -- boatbuilding for at-risk kids.

Anne Morell Petrillo: Daughter Of Anne Scripps Douglas, Murdered Heiress, Believed Dead After Jumping Off Tappan Zee Bridge

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

TARRYTOWN, N.Y. — New York state police believe the daughter of slain newspaper heiress Anne Scripps Douglas jumped to her death from the same b...

The Hudson River At 400 (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Four hundred years ago this month, the English explorer Henry Hudson and his crew sailed into New York Bay, forever changing their lives, and the worl...

Schumer: NYC Airspace Is Like "Wild West"

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Sen. Charles Schumer is proposing new measures he says would help prevent another crash over the Hudson River like the one that killed ni...

Controller Didn't Warn Plane In Husdon Collision

AP | VICTOR EPSTEIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEWARK, N.J. — An air traffic controller should have warned the pilot of a small plane about aircraft in its path before it collided with a sigh...