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New York's Best New Restaurants (PHOTOS)

Travel + Leisure | Posted 03.25.2014 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

New York is ever changing, full of surprises, and more delicious than ever thanks to these restaurants.

5 Incredible Grand Tours You Can Actually Afford

Budget Travel | Posted 02.04.2014 | Travel
Budget Travel

Sometimes a one-week vacation just isn't enough, especially when you wake up the last morning of your trip and don't want to leave yet -- it's too soon, and you've just begun to discover what makes your destination so special.

Foundations for Dance and Performance

Lane Harwell | Posted 12.11.2013 | Arts
Lane Harwell

While experiencing a performance, New Yorkers are likely unaware of the structures and resources that support dance and culture. I believe that understanding these foundations is a key to building effective cases for attendance, patronage, and policy that can move the art form forward.

What Anthony Weiner Could Have Said to Stay in Office Two Years Ago

Lev Raphael | Posted 09.09.2013 | Politics
Lev Raphael

The American poet John Greenleaf Whitter had some wise words that apply to everyone who tweets first and thinks afterwards: "For of all sad words of t...

Finding Love in a Public Space

Nancy Slotnick | Posted 05.15.2013 | New York
Nancy Slotnick

Let's put the public search for affection back in its place -- i.e. in public space. There are great people all around you. You just have to reach out to them and connect. You bring yourself out in public. I'll provide the hotspot. And the chutzpah.

Will The 'QueensWay' Be New York City's Next High Line?

Tom Moran | Posted 03.08.2013 | Travel
Tom Moran

The plan to transform a 3.5-mile stretch of derelict railroad in central Queens into an urban greenway is gaining momentum.

New York's Most Coveted Lifestyle -- Apartments With Outdoor Space

Toni Haber | Posted 04.28.2013 | New York
Toni Haber

As New Yorkers we adore our urban lifestyle, but that does not mean that we do not also covet the tranquility found in nature. For many (me included), outdoor space in the urban jungle is a must have.

Hip Hoppers & Occupy -- Are We the Music We Have Been Waiting For?

Jerry Ashton | Posted 12.11.2012 | New York
Jerry Ashton

There is something about the Occupy Movement -- and especially in its recent incarnation as "Occupy Sandy" -- that brings out the best in us. And the best in us is increasingly found in the music we call Hip Hop.

NYC Running on Empty..The Best 'INGs' in Life

Randee Mia Berman | Posted 01.07.2013 | New York
Randee Mia Berman

New Yorkers have made an art out of running. From running up bar tabs to running down pedestrians; from running into ex-boyfriends to running out of patience. But the decision to run or not to run the Marathon -- that was the question.

New York's Finest: The Low Down On Audra Lowe

Deena Campbell | Posted 09.25.2012 | Black Voices

It's not everyday you find a Lifetime TV show host who enjoys NASCAR and basketball, who conducts broadcasting seminars and has a line of maternit...

City Confidential: Discovering New York

Posted 09.23.2012 | Black Voices

Even the city that never sleeps undergoes a great awakening in the month of September. While Fashion Week has come and gone, there’s still plent...

VIDEO: A Secretive Formal Dinner At Lincoln Center

Untapped Cities | Posted 10.23.2012 | New York
Untapped Cities

With the location kept a tight secret until the very last moment, guests met at designated spots and were brought to the location of festivities just before the event began.

PHOTOS: Inside the TWA Flight Center At New York's JFK Airport

Untapped Cities | Posted 08.30.2012 | Travel
Untapped Cities

This was the cathedral to aviation, if there ever was one, and you feel through the design the pride and optimism the aviation industry had then.

Pepper Spray Use on Passive Civilians? Not on Ret. Police Captain Ray Lewis' Watch!

Jerry Ashton | Posted 08.27.2012 | New York
Jerry Ashton

Ret. Captain Ray Lewis has found himself more and more estranged from today's police tactics. He doesn't like it, and wants to come to your city and tell you about it personally.

If Talk Is Cheap, Why a Conversation?

Lauren Brown Jarvis | Posted 04.29.2012 | Politics
Lauren Brown Jarvis

Talk to the hand. We have all had enough of people talking at us. It is time we talk plainly to one another. There is a resonance in sharing our stori...

WATCH: Homeless LGBT Youth Issues Emphasized In New Clip

Posted 11.22.2011 | Gay Voices

The rising rate of homelessness among New York's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) youth is examined as part of "A Day In Our Shoes," a ne...

Is This North America's Next Big Holiday?

Posted 12.25.2011 | Religion

By Lauren Markoe Religion News Service Happy Diwali! Happy Di what? It's a Hindu holiday -- and an important one -- celebrated this week by ...

Truth in Advertising - Time for the Post Office to Come Clean

Howard Steven Friedman | Posted 11.25.2011 | Media
Howard Steven Friedman

When New York City huddled down in anticipation of Hurricane Irene, public transportation was shut down, the stores ravaged of their goods and nearly ...

Annemarie Dooling

'If You Had Told Me As a Result Of 9/11 My Life Would Be Better, I'd Never Have Believed You'

HuffingtonPost.com | Annemarie Dooling | Posted 11.09.2011 | Home

"If you had told me that 10 years later, as a result of 9/11, of all of this, that my life would actually be better, I'd never have believed you." ...

Images of Hurricane Irene (New York City)

Howard Steven Friedman | Posted 10.29.2011 | New York
Howard Steven Friedman

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Car Trouble

Grif Peterson | Posted 09.12.2011 | Travel
Grif Peterson

Not how the night was supposed to begin. Just twelve hours from the beginning of our self-declared 'take your colleague to work day' and days from wh...

What I Wish Weiner Had Said Last Week When the Twitter Scandal Broke

Lev Raphael | Posted 08.07.2011 | Comedy
Lev Raphael

The American poet John Greenleaf Whitter had some wise words that apply to everyone who tweets first and thinks afterwards: "For of all sad words of t...

Comfort and Joy

Julie Mautner | Posted 05.26.2011 | Travel
Julie Mautner

When I got the chance to stay at the Setai Fifth Avenue, as it's officially known, I grabbed it. Step inside and the gritty city just vaporizes. Good afternoon!, the GQ-handsome doormen croon.

Fox programming blackout enters sixth day

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Some 3 million cable TV subscribers in the New York area were without Fox programming for a fifth day. The dispute over how much Cablevision will ...

Seeking a Cure for Jonah

NYCity News Service | NYCity News Service | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Jonah Weishaar looks like a normal, healthy two year old as he giggles while running around a playground near his Brooklyn home.  But his parents, Ji...