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Building Safety: Many Manhattan Schools Violate Code

nytimes.com | RAY RIVERA | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

More than one third of Manhattan's public school buildings have hazardous code violations, threatening the safety of children and teachers, according ...

Mahmoud Reza Banki, Accused Of Violating The Iran Embargo, Denied Bail

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A management consultant charged with violating the Iran Trade Embargo was denied bail Thursday despite his claims that he would not b...

Coyote Captured In Harlem

cnn.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Police say frightened New Yorkers reported a coyote sighting in Harlem around 9:30 a.m., and an emergency service unit was dispatched to find the anim...

Haydn Opera "Il Mondo Della Luna" Presented At Hayden Planetarium

AP | MIKE SILVERMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Opera impresarios looking for authentic settings have sometimes gone to the ends of the Earth, presenting Verdi's "Aida" at the base ...

Meat Lovers Get Adventurous With Offal In New York Restaurants

The New York Observer | Meredith Bryan | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

In the past few years, offal has progressed from a rare delicacy at risk-taking restaurants like Babbo, Prune and Michael White's now-defunct Fiamma t...

NYC Real Estate Industry Says Market Is Fine

curbed.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The Real Estate Board of New York reports that the number of sales citywide in the fourth quarter jumped to 11,691, up 20% from the previous quarter. ...

Tavern On The Green Auction Concludes

The New York Observer | Molly Fischer | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

In the final tally, it appears that the 25,000 items sold at the Tavern on the Green auction brought in more than $3.5 million....

Robert Morgenthau, Former Manhattan District Attorney, Joins Law Firm

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — "Law & Order," meet "The Practice." Three weeks after stepping down from his 35-year job as Manhattan's district attorney – wh...

HuffPost New York Needs Writers!

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Last week, a few HuffPost readers landed the opportunity to report for our New York desk. Now it's your turn! Vampire Weekend in Concert Predecesso...

Conan O'Brien calls, The Jobs Whisperer, Stephen Viscusi for career advice, and hears these words: "Think Katie Couric": The Grass Is Not Always Greener!

Stephen Viscusi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Stephen Viscusi

By Stephen Viscusi I sit and daydream about the number of celebrities who have been calling me lately for career advice. Ever since "Up in the Ai...

West Side Rail Yards Development: Potential $15 Billion Plan From Related Companies

The New York Observer | Eliot Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The Related Companies, the real estate giant that built the Time Warner Center, is nearing an agreement to commit to building over the West Side rail...

Conan O'Brien calls, The Jobs Whisperer, Stephen Viscusi For Advice on His Next Career Move!

Stephen Viscusi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Stephen Viscusi

By Stephen Viscusi I sit and daydream about the number of celebrities who have been calling me lately for career advice. Ever since "Up in the Ai...

Aafia Siddiqui Trial: Terror Suspect And Alleged Al Qaeda Supporter Removed From Courtroom

AP | TOM HAYS and LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A U.S.-trained Pakistani scientist and reputed al-Qaida supporter punctuated the first day of her attempted murder trial Tuesday by s...

Water Main Break Disrupts Subway Service And Leaves Hundreds On Upper West Side Without Running Water

ny1.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A 12-inch, 120-year-old water main broke around midnight between 105th and 106th Streets and Central Park West, quickly flooding into the subways. The...

What We're Not Saying: Why I Miss Eliot Spitzer

Will Schwartz | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Will Schwartz

We were perversely short-sighted with the way we handled Eliot Spitzer. We prioritized our blood lust for personal justice over our desire for effective public policy.

Robert Morgenthau, Manhattan's Retiring District Attorney, Ponders Next Step

nytimes.com | JOHN ELIGON | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Mr. Morgenthau has not been reticent about highlighting one in particular: his relationship with Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg. The most recent blowup ca...

The New York Subway: A Silent Symmetry (Photo Slideshow)

Venkat Srinivasan | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Venkat Srinivasan

New York's subway started 105 years ago, on Oct. 27, 1904. Ever so often, the subway distances itself from the stereotype of a noisy metropolis, providing freeze frames of silent symmetry.

Celebs, Art Patrons Get Down At The Whitney Studio Party

guestofaguest.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

What happens when Versace and The Whitney Museum come together to celebrate Leonard A. Lauder? The Whitney Studio Party!...

New York City Waterfront Development Plan

AP | SARA KUGLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A plan to revitalize a bleak stretch of land along Manhattan's west side waterfront was approved Monday by the New York City Council,...

Judge Matthew A. Sciarrino Jr.: Staten Island Criminal Court Judge Transferred For His Revealing Facebook Posts

silive.com | John M. Annese | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

An outspoken Criminal Court judge who at one point broadcast specific details about his personal life on Facebook.com has been transferred from Staten...

VIDEO: Jonathan Lethem Christens Greenlight Books

Brooklyn The Borough | Brooklyn The Borough | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Read More: Manhattan, Home News

The unofficial Bard of Brooklyn stopped by Greenlight Books last night to christen the borough's newest independent bookshop. Jonathan Lethem, author ...

The Scouting NY Guide to the Big Apple!

Nick Carr | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nick Carr

Every week, I receive emails asking what I'd recommend covering on a visit to NYC -- not the obscure, quirky stuff that I write about, but rather, my favorite major attractions and sights.

Tavern On The Green Prepares To Auction Treasures

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — If you want to own a piece of New York City's landmark Tavern on the Green restaurant, get ready to open your wallet. The Central Pa...

Kandinsky Helps Guggenheim Set Record Attendance

nytimes.com | JAMES BARRON | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The Guggenheim Museum set attendance records in 2009, with 1,164,098 people visiting, 22 percent more than officials had expected and 16 percent more ...

New Subway Will Bring Eyesores

New York Real Estate News | Sarah Ryley | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

As part of its first phase of Second Avenue subway construction, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority is planning eight aboveground utility struc...