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Rumor Patrol: Justice Dept. Looking at NYC District Leader Positions

Room Eight | Room Eight | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Word on the streets is the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Justice Dept. is quietly conducting a preliminary inquiry into one of New York City's...

MEADOWS OF SHAME: THEY HAD TO DIE! Feds try to explain their geese massacre

Brooklyn Paper | Brooklyn Paper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Federal officials are fighting back against the notion that the geese of Prospect Park were needlessly sent to the gas chamber, insisting that the bir...

Innkeepers USA files for Chapter 11 protection

Denver Business Journal | Denver Business Journal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Innkeepers USA Trust -- owner of two Residence Inn by Marriott branches in the Denver area -- has filed a pre-arranged bankruptcy petition in New York...

Summer lightning show over South Brooklyn

NewYorkology | NewYorkology | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

New York City got a glimpse of some summer weather drama on Monday night. The video above was taken from Red Hook, Brooklyn. Also see pic...

NY's Harbinger Capital Makes $7 Billion Deal with Nokia

NY Convergence | NY Convergence | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

New York investment firm Harbinger Capital, which specializes in telecommunications holdings, plans to announce today an eight-year $7 billion...

British Education Invasion! Prep School Taking LaSalle's East 2nd Space

New York Observer | New York Observer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The LaSalle Academy has leased its current building--55,000 square feet at 44 East 2nd Street--to the first New York branch of the British Sch...

NEW YORK GALLERY EXHIBITS: Top Openings This Week

ARTINFO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
ARTINFO

ARTINFO presents a guide to the most interesting gallery openings and art events in New York each week. The art season launched last week and is alre...

The Making of an American Political Prisoner

Room Eight | Room Eight | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The Making of an American Political Prisoner  By Michael Boyajian  So you leave New York City for the quiet life in Fishkill in the suburbs of Dutch...

Brodsky On Ground Zero Mosque

New York Observer | New York Observer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Kathleen Rice's campaign noted that when asked about the Ground Zero mosque, Richard Brodsky said, "The mosque being built in that area is offe...

Stock markets finish down on economic reports

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

NEW YORK -- Stocks fell today after another series of disappointing reports made investors more pessimistic about the economy. The Dow Jones indus...

State Comptroller Said To Be "Getting Close" With Fishkill Audit

Room Eight | Room Eight | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

State Comptroller Said to be "Getting Close" with Fishkill Audit  By Michael Boyajian  The Office of the New York State Comptroller reported...

MoMA Turns Down the Volume on Yoko

New York Observer | New York Observer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The Museum of Modern Art decided to turn down the volume on Yoko Ono's atrium art installation Voice Piece for Soprano in response to complain...

Bristol Palin, Levi Johnson back together again

Fox 31 | Fox 31 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

NEW YORK, July 14 (Reuters) - Teen mother Bristol Palin, the daughter of former U.S. vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin, told a U.S. celebrity ma...

Blogs: Don't Listen to Golberg, LiLo: New York's Shown You Some Rough Times, Too

NY Press | NY Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Oh no, you don’t, Stuart V. Goldberg. That thick, feathered mane of yours and the fact that you’ve won nearly all of your 28 jury cases in...

Paterson steps up to "level the playing field."

Room Eight | Room Eight | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

What do three of the last four governors have in common?Promises to increase opportunities for minority and women owned firms.Well, here's something t...

Brooklyn Web Developer Raises Funds for 8-Bit Cities

NY Convergence | NY Convergence | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Brett Camper, a Brooklyn based Web developer and product manager, designed an immersive 8-bit map of New York City earlier this year, reminisce...

NEW YORK GALLERY EXHIBITS: Openings This Week

ARTINFO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
ARTINFO

ARTINFO presents a guide to the most interesting gallery openings and art events in New York each week - and this week, there is an avalanche. As if ...

Blogs: Minus The Bear at Webster Hall

NY Press | NY Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Puking in the bathroom of Webster Hall is certainly nothing new for a New York City college student. The conversation usually goes something like thi...

State Comptroller's Audit of Fishkill May Conclude in Ten Days

Room Eight | Room Eight | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

State Comptroller's Audit of Fishkill May Conclude in Ten Days  By Michael Boyajian  The New York State Comptroller's Office has reported that "its ...

MSG Shares Slide on LeBron Pessimism

New York Observer | New York Observer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Shares of Madison Square Garden Inc., the organization that owns the Knicks, have taken a hit this morning on rumors that LeBron James will mo...

Al-Qaeda accused in New York plot

Al Jazeera. | Al Jazeera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

US charges five men and says group's leaders in Pakistan directed failed subway bombing....

Totally Dreamy

NY Press | NY Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Preparing for New York’s trip with Brion Gysin’s Dreamachine She flicked the switch. Nothing happened. The light shone, but the cylinder d...

Morning Read: Party Policing

New York Observer | New York Observer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

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Fight Back NY to Target Stachowski

Advocate. | Advocate | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Fight Back New York, the PAC funded by Tim Gill to defeat anti-equality state lawmakers, announced Tuesday that its second target would be Sen. Bill S...

Maldita Vecindad is ready to rock the Latin Alternative Music Conference

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

Genre-hopping Mexico City band Maldita Vecindad (from left, Aldo, Pato, Roco and Sax) will perform in New York on Saturday as part of the Latin Al...