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Haunting Video Uses An Empty Manhattan To Call Attention To Syria's Child Refugees

HuffingtonPost.com | Sophia Jones | Posted 12.17.2014 | World

ISTANBUL -- An estimated 1.5 million Syrian children are now refugees -- roughly the population of Manhattan. A new video produced by the U.N.’s Ref...

Developers Stepping Up With Unprecedented Originality

Toni Haber | Posted 12.03.2014 | New York
Toni Haber

Just when ultra-luxury amenities seem to have reached their peak, developers strive a bit higher. Perhaps the most original feature of newly developed condos is the expansion of the traditional use of floor-to-ceiling windows.

Homeless And Wealthy Guests Sit Side-By-Side At Holiday Gala Dinner

Associated Press | Posted 12.02.2014 | Impact

NEW YORK (AP) — Some well-off Manhattan residents paid $100 Friday for the honor of eating a candlelit holiday dinner with homeless people at a chur...

Outdoor Spaces Gear Up for the Holidays in Manhattan

Toni Haber | Posted 12.01.2014 | New York
Toni Haber

Every year, the start of the holiday season in New York is symbolized by the festive displays in public areas around the city. Traditionally, we look out for the raising of the Christmas tree in Rockefeller Center. However, this year a new digital figure is being added to the mix.

The Impact of a Doorman Felt on Cost and Value

Toni Haber | Posted 11.20.2014 | New York
Toni Haber

The doorman: an invaluable amenity that comes at a hefty price. The Wall Street Journal recently ran an article on the impact of having a doorman on the cost of units in a building in New York City.

Erika Stone: A Social Vision

Holly Cara Price | Posted 11.19.2014 | Fifty
Holly Cara Price

A stringer for Time Magazine and Der Spiegel, she was assigned to photograph the biggest celebrities of the day -- Marilyn Monroe, Leonard Bernstein, Alfred Hitchcock, Marlene Dietrich and others. But she preferred to photograph everyday New Yorkers.

Taking a Reservation With a Grain of Salt

Sarah Sweeney | Posted 11.18.2014 | Comedy
Sarah Sweeney

There's a tapas place in my neighborhood that I want to check out and invited a new friend to join me tonight. Yelp.com suggested I make a reservatio...

How to Live a Joyful Life

Sarah Key | Posted 11.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Sarah Key

Glenn Markman (aka Glenno) graciously and naturally taught those boys how to be men, how not to be afraid of laughter or tears. He exemplified how to life a joyful life. Here are some lessons I gleaned from Glenno...

Suspect Arrested In Brazen Diamond District Heist

AP | Posted 11.18.2014 | Crime

NEW YORK (AP) — A suspect has been arrested and charged in connection with a midday jewelry store robbery in New York City's Diamond District. Rond...

Opera Aims To Heal A 400-Year-Old Wound

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 11.17.2014 | Religion

In 2009, New York City celebrated the 400th anniversary of its "discovery" by English explorer Henry Hudson. What many chose not to remember was the c...

Flying Colors

Bruce Helander | Posted 11.12.2014 | Arts
Bruce Helander

Ron Burkhardt's curiously handsome and codified new geometric-inspired works create a zigzag jigsaw puzzle of communicative compositions that keep the viewer guessing until the final piece falls into place.

Ice Skating in NYC: Your Guide to New York Ice Rinks

Erik Seide | Posted 11.11.2014 | New York
Erik Seide

New York City is often been portrayed, from holiday movies to the Christmas tree in Rockefellar Center, as the city that is a must visit destination to experience the sites and sounds of merriest of all seasons.

New York Inspires

Monica Shulman | Posted 11.10.2014 | Arts
Monica Shulman

I've been thinking a lot about inspiration and what drives me to take a picture. I always have a camera with me and it's in my nature as a photogra...

New York's Water Towers Have Inspired Photographer Ronnie Farley for Over 30 Years

Holly Cara Price | Posted 11.06.2014 | New York
Holly Cara Price

Farley's work can currently be seen at the Howland Center in Beacon, New York. The Howland is featuring an exhibit of her work with cowgirls, Cowgirls: Contemporary Portraits of the American West until the end of January.

Taylor Swift and 2 Million Fans Helped Me Crush the NYC Marathon

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 11.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

As the father of a teenage girl, I'm familiar with the music of Taylor Swift. I never thought her music would help me qualify for Boston, but it did.

'They Grow Up So Fast!'...and Other Cliché Phrases

Denice Duff | Posted 10.31.2014 | Fifty
Denice Duff

I came home from the airport to quiet house with an empty laundry hamper, the sink devoid of dirty dishes and a bathroom counter I could actually see. And I thought to myself, there are two things that are keeping me from sobbing from loneliness.

Ethiopian Nun Disappears In Manhattan

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 10.28.2014 | Crime

Authorities in New York are trying to locate a visiting nun who disappeared from a Manhattan convent days before she was scheduled to return home to E...

10 Best Non-Sushi, Non-Ramen Japanese Restaurants In NYC

Caroline Phelps | Posted 10.23.2014 | Taste
Caroline Phelps

Here is a list of exceptionally good Japanese restaurants offering specialties other than the beloved sushi and ramen -- Itadakimasu!

The Rebirth of the Brick-and-Mortar

Toni Haber | Posted 10.23.2014 | New York
Toni Haber

As the traditional means of business transactions, such as the brick-and-mortar store and the phone call to order restaurant delivery, is moving towar...

Finding Home

Jennifer Langione | Posted 10.21.2014 | New York
Jennifer Langione

As you compare yourself to your peers who fled the nest as soon as they flung their graduation caps into the air, remind yourself that you're not behind--you're simply paving your own way home.

Skater Cool (PHOTOS)

Ken Hamm | Posted 12.06.2014 | Sports
Ken Hamm

There is cool and then there is skater cool. I spent an hour shooting at Coleman Skate Park under the Manhattan Bridge and was not disappointed. Wh...

Grand Central Terminal (PHOTOS)

Ken Hamm | Posted 12.06.2014 | New York
Ken Hamm

Another photographic albatross for me is Grand Central Terminal. I have tried to capture it so many times, in so many different ways that I feel I...

Why Is Mayor De Blasio Breaking 4 Promises Within 400 Yards of His Own Home? Part Three: Education

Matthew Chapman | Posted 12.05.2014 | New York
Matthew Chapman

Children are far more sensitive to pollutants than adults. That's why hundreds of doctors signed a petition urging first Bloomberg and now de Blasio not to build a massive garbage site next to an athletic center in Manhattan used by 34,000 city kids.

"Daring" Author Gail Sheehy on Hillary in White House!

Jay Weston | Posted 12.01.2014 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

all photos by Jay and publisher "Hillary Clinton will be her own woman in the White House," says author Gail Sheeh...

Zip Code Anxiety

Sarah Sweeney | Posted 12.01.2014 | Comedy
Sarah Sweeney

Is there anything worse than learning an ex has moved uncomfortably close to your neighborhood or office? Sure, cancer, starvation, paper cuts: all bad. But knowing the inopportunity to cross paths with someone from your past, especially when you're unprepared: the worst.