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  • Abandoned Subway Station in New York City

    Big Apple Dreaming
    Andrius
    15 May 2014 | 2:28 am
    Abandoned Subway Station in New York City It’s no surprise that New York City is one of the oldest public transit systems in the world with a lot of abandoned subway stations and most of it are hidden from the public eyes. Some of this abandoned subway stations looks like old art galleries with old architecture from last century which reminds the past. So I want to share with you pictures of one station which was build in 1904 and was fully working until 1945. So, this subway station is like an underground art gallery which contains over a hundred of graffiti paintings created by…
  • Condo to House: Same Town, More Room

    NYT > New York
    1 Aug 2015 | 9:00 pm
    Debra and Darren Moss wanted to buy a house in Larchmont, N.Y.
  • A Legacy for Cuomo? It May Be Big New York Projects

    NYT > New York
    THOMAS KAPLAN and PATRICK McGEEHAN
    30 Jul 2015 | 1:23 pm
    With efforts like replacing the Tappan Zee Bridge and rebuilding La Guardia Airport, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has seemingly adopted the strategy that voters will remember big-ticket items.
  • Taliban confirm Mullah Omar’s death, choose successor

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    Associated Press
    30 Jul 2015 | 1:13 pm
    KABUL, Afghanistan — The Taliban confirmed the death of longtime leader Mullah Mohammad Omar and appointed his successor Thursday, as a new round of peace talks was indefinitely postponed amid...
  • Lafayette theater shooter seen in security video

    Daily News - News
    30 Jul 2015 | 1:31 pm
    A 70-second video released Thursday captured Houser in the minutes before the July 23 attack began in the darkened theatre.
 
 
 
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  • NJ Police Arrest Suspect In Theft Of ATM Bag With $150,000 Left On Curb

    rmchatelain
    30 Jul 2015 | 1:56 pm
    MAHWAH, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — Police in New Jersey have arrested one man and are searching for another who allegedly swiped a bag containing about $150,000 that was accidentally left behind by an employee of an ATM company. Surveillance video shows a worker for ATMForUs.com placing the bag down next to his car on Industrial Avenue on Monday before driving off. The man, who was accompanied by another employee, was rearranging items in his trunk just before leaving his office to replenish ATMs and forgot the bag on the ground, police said. Soon after, a white GMC Savana van pulled up, a…
  • City Pinpoints Two Sources Of Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak In Bronx

    rmchatelain
    30 Jul 2015 | 1:43 pm
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — City officials have identified two sources contributing to an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in the South Bronx. Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Thursday that two rooftop cooling systems testified positive for Legionella bacteria — at Lincoln Hospital and the Concourse Plaza apartment building. Since July 10, the city has identified 46 cases of Legionnaires’ disease, all in the South Bronx, with two deaths, the mayor said. De Blasio said the decontimination process is underway at both sites, which should be completed by Friday afternoon.
  • MTA Train Operator Charged In Hit-And-Run Death Of Well-Known Jeweler

    mzielinska
    30 Jul 2015 | 1:42 pm
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — An MTA train operator faces up to 25 years to life in prison if convicted in the hit-and-run death of a well-known jeweler. Charles Jordan, 46, was arrested and charged with second-degree murder, second-degree murder with depraved indifference and leaving the scene of an accident in connection with the death of 40-year-old Aron Aranbayev, police said. Aranbayev was run over near his Forest Hills home on 71st Avenue by 110th Street on July 19, police said. Surveillance cameras captured the vehicle after investigators said the driver deliberately backed over the…
  • Mara: Giants Have Not Been Allowed To Examine Injured Pierre-Paul

    jcap17
    30 Jul 2015 | 1:27 pm
    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — The New York Giants have no firsthand knowledge about the extent of the hand injuries Pro Bowl defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul sustained in a July 4 fireworks accident in Florida. A seemingly frustrated co-owner John Mara disclosed Thursday that most of the Giants’ knowledge about JPP’s condition has come from his agents and through text messages with the 26-year-old, who was tagged as a franchise player and due to make at least $14.8 million this season. Mara said the team hasn’t been allowed to examine Pierre-Paul, so it has no…
  • Poll: New Jerseyans’ Opinion Of Garden State Hits 35-Year Low

    lcook34
    30 Jul 2015 | 1:26 pm
    TRENTON, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — The Garden State is catching some hate. According to a new Monmouth University poll, 55 percent of New Jerseyans have a positive opinion about living in the state — a 35-year low, 1010 WINS’ Rebecca Granet reported. Poll: New Jerseyans' Opinion Of Garden State Hits 35-Year LowRebecca Granet reportsplaypause “You know, it’s dirty,” said one resident. “The high taxes,” another resident said. “The roads need to be paved,” said one man. Francis told Granet he thinks he might know one reason why. He said…
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  • MTA Worker Accused of Murder in Celeb Jeweler Hit-Run Death

    30 Jul 2015 | 1:37 pm
    A 46-year-old MTA train operator has been accused of running down and killing a jeweler to the stars in a Queens hit-and-run earlier this month, police say.Charles Jordan faces charges of murder, murder with depraved indifference and leaving the scene of an accident resulting in death in the hit-and-run in Forest Hills that killed Aron Aranbayev on July 19, according to the NYPD.  Number of Legionnaires' Cases Rises Amid Deadly Outbreak Authorities said the 40-year-old father of four and Jordan may have been arguing over a parking spot beforehand on 71st Avenue. "He was…
  • Storms Topple Trees, Flood Streets in Manhattan; Warnings Issued

    30 Jul 2015 | 1:34 pm
    The first of two rounds of intense storms bombarded the tri-state area with gusty winds, heavy downpours and lightning, toppling trees and flooding streets in Manhattan as meteorologists warned more drenching weather was on its way.Dark clouds converged over midtown shortly after 2 p.m. amid intermittent rain and roaring thunder following a muggy, cloudy morning. A woman captured a photo of a giant tree that toppled over on a sidewalk near Second Avenue and East 29th Street as she was walking by; others captured images of cars trying to navigate their way down flood streets in Turtle Bay.
  • NYC Invites You, Family to Picnic, Hike in Old Landfill

    30 Jul 2015 | 1:32 pm
    On Saturday, you’ll be able to kayak, hike and bike on what used to be the biggest dump in New York City.The city Parks Department is holding a Discovery Day at Freshkills Park on Staten Island from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Number of Legionnaires' Cases Rises Amid Deadly Outbreak Visitors will be able to kayak, bike, walk and picnic in the 2,200-acre park that was once the site of the Fish Kills Landfill. Shuttles buses will transport visitors to the park from a lot on Wild Avenue and the Staten island Ferry Terminal in St. George.It’s the second discovery day hosted at the…
  • Climate Change Could Be Culprit in Rise of Legionnaires' Cases

    NOREEN O'DONNELL
    30 Jul 2015 | 1:29 pm
    The number of reported cases of Legionnaires’ disease is on the rise in the United States and researchers say the increase could be partly a result of climate change.More than three times as many cases of legionellosis, of which Legionnaires’ disease is one form, were reported in 2009 than 2000 — 3,522 up from 1,110, according to a 2011 report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 2 Dead, 31 Sick Amid 'Unusual' NYC Legionnaires' Outbreak New York City, where an outbreak in Legionnaires’ disease in the Bronx has killed two people and sickened 46 since…
  • Restrictions Continue as Amtrak Repairs Tunnel Cables

    30 Jul 2015 | 1:21 pm
     Restrictions are still in place for trains in and out of New York's Penn Station as Amtrak workers repair a 300-foot section of electrical cable that caused recent delays. Number of Legionnaires' Cases Rises Amid Deadly Outbreak  Amtrak spokesman Craig Schulz says the section of cable in the south tube should be finished by Monday. Workers then would switch to the north tube to repair a second damaged cable. Mia Farrow Shares Lion Killer's Address While repairs are under way, the number of trains allowed in the tunnel at a given time is restricted.The two cables failed last week,…
 
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  • You Can Decorate Your Home With Real Items From the Mad Men Set

    Jeremiah Budin
    30 Jul 2015 | 1:30 pm
    [Peggy's bedroom bench] We all miss Mad Men (and, by extension, Don's cool Manhattan apartment) but since we can never have any new episodes, the next best thing is perusing all 56 pages of items from the television show's set that are currently up for auction at ScreenBid. [Megan's trash can] [Harry's black and wood office stool] [Don's green globe pencil sharpener] [Ken's office bar cart] · Distract yourself from the misery of life by buying stuff from the Mad Men set [AV Club] · The Auction [Screen Bid]
  • Preservation Watch: Can Clip-On Balconies Save a Brutalist Icon in Australia?

    Patrick Sisson
    30 Jul 2015 | 1:04 pm
    A proposal by LAVA would add curved balconies to Sydney's Sirius apartments, a housing project that may soon be put on the market and be threatened with demolition. Stateside Brutalism fans are mourning the loss of Paul Rudolph's Orange County Government Center, being renovated despite outcries to preserve a façade that looks like a stack of open windows on an overactive '90s PC. But a new scheme to save a concrete tower in Sydney may suggest a novel preservation concept for other Brutalist towers. The Sirius apartment building, designed by architect Tao Gofers in 1978-79 for the city's…
  • Curbed Philly: Iconic Woolworth Mansion For Sale, is Naturally a Bargain

    Curbed Staff
    30 Jul 2015 | 12:30 pm
    The world's first "5¢ Woolworth Brothers Store" opened on 18 July, 1879 in Harrisburg, PA, the brainchild of Charles Sumner "Sum" Woolworth and his brother Frank. After a short while, the brothers moved their brand to Scranton, which became the company headquarters. The Woolworth Mansion was built in 1909 by Lansing Holden for Sum and his family, and its opulence relative to its neighbors reflects the state of the company at the time of its construction — it had grown to be one of the largest retail chains in the world, and continued to thrive through most of the 20th century. The…
  • Workspace 2.0: A Tech Company Found New Digs in a 300-Year-Old Castle

    Asad Syrkett
    30 Jul 2015 | 12:00 pm
    All photos courtesy of Lightspeed Apparently, good things. When the Montréal-based retail tech company Lightspeed found that it had outgrown its former digs, it sought new space in the 1,000,000-square-foot Gare Viger, a former chateau that, after a developer's renovation, has become a pretty rad mixed-use workspace. Designed by 19th-century architect, the Chateau Viger was once an operating train station and hotel. In 2012, a developer acquired the site from the city of Montreal (which purchased the building in 2006) and turned it into a center of commerce and business. Lightspeed's offices…
  • Houses of the Holy: This Breathtaking Hilltop Chapel is Pure Meditation Heaven

    Zachary Edelson
    30 Jul 2015 | 11:30 am
    All Photos by Ramiro Sosa via Dezeen Hidden within an Argentinian nature preserve, this chapel by Estuio Cella provides an elegant sacred space where visitors can fully take in the surrounding landscape. The challenge for the architects wasn't the natural environment but the park's not-so-meditative function: recreational tourism. Their solution was a winding pathway and plaza that separate the chapel from everyday tourist traffic and can host large ceremonies. The chapel, named the Capilla Santa Ana, uses its single gabled hall to frame a far-reaching vista of rolling hills. The interior was…
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  • Manhattan Monthly Market Report | June 2015

    11 Jul 2015 | 6:04 am
    June 2015 Market Wide SummaryMarket-wide contracts signed have been strong and consistent since February. There were 1,353 total contracts signed in June, a 16% increase over June 2014. Contracts have slowly but consistently been shifting toward more expensive product, a result of both market appreciation and available inventory.Units priced between $1,500 and $2,000 per square foot represented 26% of total contracts signed this month, the highest percentage on record. Condos and co-ops both saw double-digit declines year over-year in average days on market and 32% of sales were above their…
  • West 86th Street Gilbert Townhouses Just A Facade

    3 Jul 2015 | 8:05 am
    272-276 West 86th StreetThese three West 86th Street Gilbert townhouses are built in the French Neo-Renaissance style with delightful details worked into their stone facades. These buildings exhibit rounded bays running up three stories of the buildings, petite balconies, intricate floral swags atop the tall windows and mirror-image placement with respect to one another. West 86th Street was once all townhouses from Central Park West       Construction at 272-276 West 86th Street     (gutted and being converted to luxury condos)Neighborhood preservation…
  • New York City 2016 Real Property Tax Rates

    2 Jul 2015 | 7:54 am
    Fiscal Year 2016 Real Property Tax RatesLast Friday, June 26th, City Council adopted the Mayor’s executive budget for Fiscal Year 2016 (July 1, 2015- June 30, 2016).  This year’s property tax levy is 7 percent greater than last year’s levy and 76 percent greater than in Fiscal Year 2006.As part of the final steps in the budget process, the Council sets the upcoming year’s property tax rates.  This year’s rates  and the previous ten years’ rates are listed below.source: REBNY ResearchDownload REBNY Research NewsletterManhattan Real Estate - nyc BLOG estate…
  • Manhattan Market Report | Second Quarter 2015

    1 Jul 2015 | 10:51 am
    I am delighted to share with you our Q2 Manhattan Report.  Inside you will find a detailed analysis of residential real estate sales that closed in Manhattan in Q2 2015 (April 1st through June 30th).Key Findings of the Second Quarter Report:·         Record high prices.  Thanks in large part to sales of new development properties, the average price increased 8% to $1.81 million, the highest we have ever recorded.  The average price per square foot is now $1,637.·         More…
  • Riverside-West End Historic District Extension II Approved

    25 Jun 2015 | 6:38 am
    One June 23rd The Landmarks Preservation Commission designated a new historic district that includes more than 300 buildings on the Upper West Side by approving Riverside-West End Historic District Extension II.West End Avenue- Riverside Drive Hudson River (photo ©Mitchell Hall)The Riverside-West EndHistoric District Extension II derives from its two spines: Riverside Drive and West End Avenue. Both corridors have a remarkably homogeneous character and are lined by large apartment buildings creating a strong street wall, with some small clusters of row houses and mansions dating the…
 
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  • An Aroma From the Past

    By Mickey Waring
    29 Jul 2015 | 5:30 am
    Metropolitan Diary: Riding in a crowded elevator up to an art gallery in Chelsea, a woman in her 70s recognized the familiar smell of marijuana.
  • New York Today: Ride the Heat Wave

    By Noah Remnick
    29 Jul 2015 | 2:58 am
    Wednesday: Heat wave tips, local clips, and artsy trips.
  • Pajama Man on the Subway

    By Name withheld
    28 Jul 2015 | 5:24 am
    Metropolitan Diary: A couple of riders carefully prevented a scruffy man, sleeping in pajamas, from falling out of the train with his suitcase.
  • New York Today: In the Wings

    By Noah Remnick
    28 Jul 2015 | 2:57 am
    Tuesday: La Guardia's makeover, Bloomberg's new digs, and New York's first mass civil rights protest.
  • New York Today: Planes, Trains and Automobiles

    By Noah Remnick
    27 Jul 2015 | 3:13 am
    Monday: Transit troubles, ailing infrastructure, and a look at the city's older residents.
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  • Sanitation Sergeant Frank Musella Dies on the Job on Staten Island

    30 Jul 2015 | 10:19 am
    City flags were ordered to half mast today after the death of Sanitation Enforcement Sergeant Frank Musella. According to the Department of Sanitation, the nine-year veteran was on duty in Staten Island when he “mentioned” the day’s heat — which climbed as high as 96 degrees — to a colleague...
  • New York's Medical Marijuana Licenses Expected to Be Awarded by Friday

    30 Jul 2015 | 4:53 am
    The New York Department of Health is expected to announce either today or tomorrow the which five companies it has selected to give licenses to grow medical marijuana under the Compassionate Care Act. This announcement, first reported by the Daily Freeman News of Kingston, New York, may come as a...
  • The Ray of Ray's Candy Store Back in the Shop Despite Heart Surgery

    29 Jul 2015 | 1:52 pm
    Six weeks ago, Ray’s Candy Store owner Ray Alvarez had emergency heart surgery to replace two valves and get a pacemaker put in. He spent two weeks in hospital and two weeks in rehab. On Wednesday, the 82-year-old was back at the store as if nothing had ever happened, leaning...
  • Here Are the Locations From 'Kids,' Twenty Years Later

    28 Jul 2015 | 6:43 am
    Throughout the history of American cinema, few films have been as beloved and reviled as Larry Clark’s 1995 ode to teenage delinquency, Kids. Released nationwide 20 years ago today, July 28, the movie charts the exploits of a gang of unrepentant skate punks as they drink, drug, and fornicate their...
  • What Can We Learn From Donald Trump's Twitter Account?

    28 Jul 2015 | 2:10 am
    The Village Voice does not recommend that you try to get inside the mind of Donald Trump. It's far too risky a proposition. We’re pretty sure that there be dragons. But for a peek — just the scantest glimpse — of what might be rattling around in the skull of the...
 
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  • White Lung, the Men, and Andrew W.K. Fill the Gutter for a Punk Prom

    30 Jul 2015 | 12:07 pm
    Last night, The Gutter, Williamsburg’s divey alternative to Brooklyn Bowl, was turned into Ray Ban and Vice’s version of a homespun punk prom. Decorated with shimmering balloons and Confetti System streamers, the wood-paneled bowling alley played host to the bands The Men and White Lung and a karaoke contest hosted...
  • David Poe on Personal Music: 'Authenticity Is for a Diary Entry or a Facebook Post'

    30 Jul 2015 | 9:22 am
    "I never wanted to be a solo artist. I had no interest in it. I wanted to be the guy in a cool band, but it didn't turn out that way," says singer/songwriter David Poe. "I had started around six bands that all broke up, so I became a solo...
  • Migos Prepare 'Yung Rich Nation' Debut, Say Offset Will 'Be Home Soon'

    30 Jul 2015 | 5:01 am
    Migos knows how to make an entrance. The rap group breaks the humdrum lobby of the Dream Midtown by walking in — gliding in, actually — on a neon blue Oxbord. “Ay. You that writer with a cold?” Quavo suspiciously asks, while gingerly balancing himself on the Segway-like scooter. Guilty...
  • Forro in the Dark Find Inspiration in the Experimental with New John Zorn Collaboration

    29 Jul 2015 | 11:53 am
    Here's the thing about covering the music of another artist: It's completely and totally mortifying when it doesn't go perfectly and said musician is sitting in the venue watching the disaster unfold. This happened with Forro in the Dark the first time they tried out the material from Forro Zinho...
  • DonMonique, Queen of Thirst Trap, Gets Ready for the Spotlight

    29 Jul 2015 | 8:18 am
    Let it be known that the world is a trap house. Future epitomized this with “Trap Niggas,” which uses the hook’s character sketch — a go-getter who acknowledges lethal steel and lady luck over hygiene and a god — and turns it into an anthem where spiritual awareness and capitalist...
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  • Meet Scott Gerber, A Hospitality Entrepreneur With a Wallet and A Vision

    30 Jul 2015 | 1:26 pm
    More often than not, we name a chef to represent the nuts-and-bolts of a restaurant. 'chef So-and-So's exciting new venture just opened in the Village,' we enthuse. Maybe, maybe not. Every restaurant needs someone with a checkbook as well as a vision — negotiating a lease, settling the contracts, buying...
  • Video: In Queens, a Backyard Tiki Bar Brings the Florida Keys to New York

    30 Jul 2015 | 12:00 pm
    In Forest Hills, Queens, Peter Fleming's put a tiki bar in his backyard. "Ten years ago we were supposed to go away but my wife needed an operation, so we decided, 'You know what? Why don't we try to bring the Florida Keys up here to Queens?'" This backyard oasis, which is used...
  • Favorite Dishes #58: Patatas Bravas at El Colmado

    30 Jul 2015 | 6:30 am
    Say what you want about the perfection of French fries, but when it comes to spicy, salty roasted potatoes, the Spaniards have the market nailed down. At El Colmado in Gotham West Market (600 11th Avenue; 212-582-7948), chef Seamus Mullen doesn't stray far from tradition with his Patatas Bravas. The chunky...
  • An Early Taste of the New Downtown J.G. Melon

    29 Jul 2015 | 2:58 pm
    Upper East Side mainstay J.G. Melon recently opened a downtown location in Greenwich Village (89 Macdougal Street; 212-744-0585), the first time in 22 years that two J.G. Melons have existed on the isle of Manhattan (an Upper West Side location closed in 1993).  Recognized for having one of the best...
  • Sip a Perfect Mint-Infused Summer Cocktail: The Holland Swizzle

    29 Jul 2015 | 10:46 am
    Hailing from Portland, Oregon (or Portlandia as it's known to millennials), Bathtub Gin's (132 Ninth Avenue; (646-559-1671) bar manager Jeffrey Dillon became accustomed to seeing some pretty exciting drinks coming out from behind the bar. However, when one hears the call for a gin cocktail to make at the drop...
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  • Stand Up for Charleston With Hasan Minhaj This Week

    29 Jul 2015 | 9:16 am
    From Lenny Bruce to George Carlin to Hannibal Buress, comedy has always pushed social change. This week, you can have a tangible and immediate impact on the community affected by the church shooting in Charleston, South Carolina, thanks to a fundraiser at the Bell House, featuring Hasan Minhaj and Michelle...
  • Take It From Albert Oehlen: His Paintings Are Stupid

    28 Jul 2015 | 12:13 pm
    The New Museum's exhibition of Albert Oehlen's muddy paintings of ectoplasmic chaos is obscure, plodding, and irritating, yet it can be difficult to identify the exact sources of this artist's premeditated vexations. One clue lies in the German's admiration for the counterculture's favorite musical satirist: He self-identifies as the Frank...
  • 'Threesome' Gives New Meaning to the Term ‘Embedded’

    28 Jul 2015 | 11:59 am
    If you had to pick a metaphor for America's vexed relationship with the Middle East — and the troubled identities of Middle Eastern Americans — a threesome kind of makes sense. The U.S. has been in bed with so many different regimes. And hyphenated Americans often have divided emotions. But...
  • ‘Freight’ Carries That Weight, Five Times Over

    28 Jul 2015 | 11:56 am
    You may know that racism and poverty have always been in collusion. But you'll still find yourself surprised and moved by the stories of struggle collected in Howard L. Craft's incisive one-man play Freight: The Five Incarnations of Abel Green. Directed by Joseph Megel and expertly performed by J. Alphonse...
  • The Star of ‘Colin Quinn: The New York Story’ Lets NYC Off Too Easy

    28 Jul 2015 | 11:25 am
    Colin Quinn misses the old New York, a city of iconoclasts and rough edges that disappeared when blond trust-funders infiltrated North Brooklyn and made it hard for him to ride the L train. Quinn, who hails from Park Slope, pines for the reliably tawdry but entertainingly gritty Times Square before...
 
 
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  • Pineda goes on DL; Sabathia to start tonight

    Bryan Hoch
    30 Jul 2015 | 12:00 pm
    Yankees right-hander Michael Pineda has been scratched from his scheduled start against the Rangers on Thursday and could be heading for the disabled list.
  • Tanaka toils in 2nd during loss to Rangers

    Bryan Hoch and Cody Stavenhagen
    29 Jul 2015 | 11:10 pm
    Colby Lewis went six strong innings and the Rangers strung together 11 hits, 10 of which were singles, on the way to defeating the Yankees, 5-2, on Wednesday night at Globe Life Park.
  • Severino notches career-high 10 strikeouts

    Alex M. Smith
    29 Jul 2015 | 11:10 pm
    Luis Severino stayed perfect for Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Wednesday, recording a career-high 10 strikeouts in the RailRiders' 9-4 win over Lehigh Valley.
  • Command an issue for Tanaka in latest start

    Bryan Hoch
    29 Jul 2015 | 10:34 pm
    The Yankees believe that it is a legitimate option to stand pat as Friday's 4 p.m. ET non-waiver Trade Deadline approaches, reluctant to part with the best talent in their farm system. Masahiro Tanaka's discouraging effort Wednesday night offered another reminder that their rotation could use a pick me up.
  • Yankees oppose Gallardo during series finale

    Cody Stavenhagen
    29 Jul 2015 | 8:52 pm
    In five starts this month, Rangers right-hander Yovani Gallardo is 0-3, and his ERA has jumped from 2.62 to 3.19 after allowing 10 combined runs in eight innings over his past two starts.
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  • Mets won't rush d'Arnaud into full-time role

    Alden Woods
    30 Jul 2015 | 9:45 am
    The Mets expect to activate Travis d'Arnaud from the 15-day disabled list Friday, but they plan to be more careful with the catcher this time. d'Arnaud has been on the disabled list since June 20 with a sprained right elbow.
  • Right arm soreness keeps Montero sidelined

    Anthony DiComo
    30 Jul 2015 | 9:00 am
    Another setback in a lengthy string of them has Mets pitcher Rafael Montero running out of time to make an impact this season. He is scheduled to visit a doctor after experiencing continued soreness in the right arm that has kept him sidelined for most of this year.
  • Colon falters early, Mets can't recover

    Joe Trezza and Alden Woods
    29 Jul 2015 | 11:22 pm
    The Padres got to Mets starter Bartolo Colon early, putting up six runs in the first three innings and chasing him after just 2 1/3 innings. That would prove to be more than enough, as Tyson Ross and the San Diego bullpen cruised the rest of the way for a 7-3 win.
  • d'Arnaud ready to come off disabled list

    Anthony DiComo
    29 Jul 2015 | 10:53 pm
    Travis d'Arnaud, who has appeared in only 19 games this season due to multiple injuries, is ready to come off the disabled list.
  • Flores endures emotional evening

    Anthony DiComo
    29 Jul 2015 | 10:52 pm
    Wilmer Flores learned during Wednesday's game that a deal was in place to send him and Zack Wheeler to the Brewers in exchange for Carlos Gomez, only to find out afterward that there was no trade.
 
 
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  • Rangers Agree to Terms With Derek Stepan

    27 Jul 2015 | 7:03 am
    New York Rangers General Manager Jeff Gorton announced today that the team has agreed to terms with restricted free agent forward Derek Stepan. Stepan, 25, registered 16 goals and 39 assists for 55 points, along with a plus-26 rating and 22 pen...
  • Rangers Agree to Terms with J.T. Miller

    15 Jul 2015 | 12:58 pm
    New York Rangers General Manager Jeff Gorton announced today that the team has agreed to terms with restricted free agent forward J.T. Miller. Miller, 22, skated in 58 games with the Rangers this past season, registering 10 goals and 13 assists...
  • Rangers Agree to Terms with Jesper Fast

    15 Jul 2015 | 12:45 pm
    New York Rangers General Manager Jeff Gorton announced today that the team has agreed to terms with restricted free agent forward Jesper Fast. Fast, 23, skated in 58 games with the Rangers this past season, registering six goals and eight assis...
  • Rangers Agree to Terms with Dylan McIlrath

    15 Jul 2015 | 8:59 am
    New York Rangers General Manager Jeff Gorton announced today that the team has agreed to terms with restricted free agent defenseman Dylan McIlrath. McIlrath, 23, skated in 73 games with the Hartford Wolf Pack of the American Hockey League (AHL...
  • Rangers Agree to Terms with Emerson Etem

    15 Jul 2015 | 8:57 am
    New York Rangers General Manager Jeff Gorton announced today that the team has agreed to terms with restricted free agent forward Emerson Etem. Etem, 23, skated in 45 games with the Anaheim Ducks this past season, registering five goals and fiv...
 
 
 
 
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  • New York City, a crowded land sorely in need of housing, is in the midst of its “biggest building bo

    Hamilton Nolan
    30 Jul 2015 | 12:30 pm
    New York City, a crowded land sorely in need of housing, is in the midst of its “biggest building boom in a generation,” issuing new residential building permits at a pace not seen for more than 50 years. Soon there could be tens of thousands of new apartments that you can’t afford . http://gawker.com/manhattan-full... Read more...
  • 500 Days of Kristin, Day 186: Eternal Questions

    Allie Jones on Defamer, shared by Allie Jones to Gawker
    30 Jul 2015 | 12:17 pm
    Have you ever wondered how Kristin Cavallari, who announced her debut book roughly 500 days before its scheduled publication date, “does it all”? Beauty blog Byrdie.com conspires to exclusively answer this question in a new interview with Kristin. It’s titled:Read more...
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    30 Jul 2015 | 11:55 am
    Don’t forget: You can email us tips at tips@gawker.com, call them in at 646-470-4295, send them directly to any of our writers , or use our anonymous SecureDrop system. And like us on Facebook here!Read more...
  • The Time Donald Trump's Ex-Wife Accused Him of Brutally Raping Her

    Sam Biddle
    30 Jul 2015 | 11:52 am
    During Donald Trump’s 1992 divorce proceedings, his wife provided a deposition that detailed an upsetting, ugly sexual assault. The episode was recounted in The Lost Tycoon, a gossipy biography that’s now out of print—but you can read it right here.http://gawker.com/donald-trump-s... Read more...
  • James Woods Sues Twitter Troll for Calling Him "Cocaine Addict"

    Jay Hathaway
    30 Jul 2015 | 10:50 am
    Movie villain James Woods filed a $10 million defamation suit Wednesday against a Twitter user who called him “a cocaine addict,” according to The Hollywood Reporter. The probably-pseudonymous Twitter user, “Abe List,” made the crack July 15 in response to an asinine Woods tweet that called Caitlyn Jenner “Bruce” and hyped up the bogus Planned Parenthood “baby parts” scandal in one foul breath.Read more...
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    AtsJournal

  • Behind The Merger Of ArtNews and Art In America

    Douglas McLennan
    30 Jul 2015 | 12:24 pm
    “Whatever happens with the merged magazines, it looks bad. You can read it as another chapter in the sad decline of print. But scrutinizing the tea leaves, you can also see it as another augury that the discourse of art is more and more subordinate to fashion-obsessed celebrity and short-term finance.”
  • Why Are So Many Companies Giving Away Their Intellectual Property? (Hint: It’s Not Charity

    Douglas McLennan
    30 Jul 2015 | 9:25 am
    “It’s not happening for altruistic reasons. In his keynote at the O’Reilly Open Source Conference in Portland, Oregon last week, Cloud Foundry Foundation CEO Sam Ramji argued that the shift is being driven by economics.”
  • Atlanta’s High Museum Gets A New Director

    Douglas McLennan
    30 Jul 2015 | 9:04 am
    At the Philbrook, Randall Suffolk boosted attendance by 63 percent and almost tripled participation in educational programs. “We’ve tried to reinvent our relationship with our community,” he said. Suffolk spearheaded the planning for Philbrook Downtown, a 30,000-square-foot satellite facility that opened in 2013.
  • Our Culture Is Dead. (No, Really)

    Douglas McLennan
    30 Jul 2015 | 8:55 am
    Thanks to the “massification” or “democratization” of culture, we can all claim to be cultured even if we have never read a book, listened to a symphony, or attended an art gallery. Eliot said that “higher culture” is the domain of an elite. Vargas Llosa is in favor of putting an end to “morally repugnant” elites which are at variance with our egalitarian ideals. In doing so, however, we achieve “a pyrrhic victory” whereby we dumb down and become too all-inclusive: “everything is culture and nothing is.”
  • What’s The Job Of Philosophy? To Make You Happy? Or…

    Douglas McLennan
    30 Jul 2015 | 8:35 am
    “It is an oft-repeated idea that philosophy in its modern, professional form has become detached from what was, in ancient times, a founding ideal: to teach people how to live well. In today’s university, the emphasis is on the search for the truth about whichever subject lies at hand, regardless of how, if at all, such truths change what you do when you leave the classroom. So while students often report finding philosophy “therapeutic,” they do so in passing, somewhat guiltily.”
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    Eater NY - All

  • Pizza Moto, Witlof Belgian Brasserie, Haymaker, La Colombe Fidi, and More Behind the Plywood

    Devra Ferst
    30 Jul 2015 | 12:51 pm
    10 restaurants in the works around town. RED HOOK — Smorgasburg regular Pizza Moto is getting closer to opening its first brick and mortar location. The interior isn't finished yet, but the team has already stocked wood out front for its oven. 338 Hamilton Avenue. [PLYWOOD] WILLIAMSBURG — Ivan Kohut of Radegaast is hiring staff for his newest project, Witlof Belgian Brasserie in what was, long ago, a large bank. Corner of Bedford and Grand. [Craigslist, Gothamist] CHELSEA — Beer bar Haymaker Bar & Kitchen is slated to open September 8, with 18 beers on tap. To go with the beer, the…
  • Five Years In, BLT Bar & Grill Will Shutter After Dinner on Friday

    Devra Ferst
    30 Jul 2015 | 11:31 am
    ESquared has its hands full these days with by Chloe and an upcoming BLT Steak. Five years after the BLT empire tried its hand at a restaurant downtown, a tipster tells Eater that BLT Bar & Grill is shuttering. A manager at the restaurant confirms the restaurant's last day is this Friday and that there are no current plans for relocating. It's not entirely clear why ESquared, which operates the BLT restaurants, is shuttering the property, a rep simply says: "After a successful five year run, Esquared Hospitality will not be renewing its lease for BLT Bar & Grill at W New York -…
  • The Deal of the Century Wouldn't Have Happened Without Vito Schnabel

    Greg Morabito
    30 Jul 2015 | 10:44 am
    Vito Schnabel is the fifth Beatle of the Major Food Group. Vito Schnabel, the art-dealing son of painter/filmmaker Julian Schnabel, has been a part of the extended Torrisi Universe since at least 2013. In the spring of that year, Vito joined forces with Mario Carbone, Rich Torrisi, and Jeff Zalaznick as an investor in Carbone, and he helped curate the art that hangs upon the walls of that great Thompson Street restaurant. Since then, he's been a behind-the-scenes player in many of the Phase 2 Torrisi projects, including Dirty French and Santina. And now, as the Torrisi Squad…
  • Via Della Pace and Bruno: A Tale of Two East Village Pizzerias

    Robert Sietsema
    30 Jul 2015 | 9:06 am
    Eater NY critic Robert Sietsema gives two new places a first glimpse. The public’s appetite for small expensive pizzas cooked in a wood oven along Neapolitan lines seems only to be growing. When these pies first appeared here in 1996 at the Flatiron’s La Pizza Fresca, they engendered little response from New Yorkers, who thought their own bigger, lusher, cheaper pies were sufficient. But gradually, these pizzas caught on, with their smokiness, glove-like softness, and more austere and refined toppings. Soon, such newfangled pizzerias as Franny’s, Una Pizza Napoletana, Motorino, and…
  • Salt Shakers Could Be Coming to NYC Menus as Soon as December

    Devra Ferst
    30 Jul 2015 | 8:32 am
    A city hearing yesterday brought the controversy to a head. New York diners might see little salt shakers on menus at chain restaurants as soon as December. Earlier this summer, Mayor De Blasio proposed a measure, which would require chain restaurants to post a salt icon next to menu items that exceed the daily recommended limit of 2,300 milligrams (about a teaspoon worth) of salt. The proposal, which is part of the city's efforts to reduce the premature mortality rate by 25 percent by 2040, has stirred controversy since it was first introduced — but things became especially heated…
 
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    Racked NY - All

  • Oak's Cheap, Sometimes Messy Warehouse Sale Starts Up Tomorrow

    Laura Gurfein
    30 Jul 2015 | 12:30 pm
    La Garconne isn't the only warehouse sale to pay attention to this week. Tomorrow marks the start of Oak's "deep summer" clearance sale at their Bond Street store, where merchandise—including pieces from recent and past seasons, as well as one-of-a-kind-samples—for up to 80% off retail prices. Last year, at least the first time around (because they held a second sale last year), we found funky pieces from Cheap Monday, Kai Aakmann, and Jonathan Simkhai at legitimately affordable prices, though they weren't super accessible in bins on the floor. Staff was generous with…
  • Emm Kuo's Sample Sale Will Be Even Cheaper Tomorrow

    Elena Adams
    30 Jul 2015 | 12:23 pm
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  • Thom Browne's Candy-Colored Sample Sale Is Worth the Sweaty Journey

    Rebecca Jennings
    30 Jul 2015 | 11:30 am
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  • More Madewell Stores for NYC, This Time in the Meatpacking District

    Laura Gurfein
    30 Jul 2015 | 11:00 am
    Manhattan clearly hasn't had its fill of Madewell just yet. The New York Post reports that the J. Crew sister brand's latest local store is coming to 69 Gansevoort Street—the former home of the beloved Florent restaurant that most recently held R&L. The address has three floors totaling nearly 5,000 square space, and Madewell reportedly signed a ten-year lease; an opening date was not mentioned. The brand's most recent openings here include the Upper East Side and Williamsburg, and will bring its total number of stores in the boroughs to five.
  • Manolo Blahnik's Final Markdowns Are Almost Here, At Long Last

    Laura Gurfein
    30 Jul 2015 | 10:15 am
    Make note of Monday, August 3rd: That's when Mizhattan claims that the Manolo Blahnik boutique will enter that glorious time known as "final markdowns." The little store on 54th Street has been in sale mode since the beginning of the month, but this final phase upcoming phase is worth the wait: Last time shoes went up to 75% off, prices started at $195 and most of the merchandise was around $250. True, that's more expensive than their semi-annual sample sales, but shopping the boutique is a whole lot less scary and won't have beastly lines. If you stop by next week,…
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    The Cut

  • Paper Towns Author on Why Cara Delevingne Rules

    Allison P. Davis
    30 Jul 2015 | 1:20 pm
    Even though Cara Delevingne hardly needed any help standing up for herself during yesterday's cringe-y Good Day Sacramento interview, Paper Towns author John Green jumped to her defense after the show's anchors called her "Carla" and condescendingly asked if she'd gotten "a chance to read the book." Green writes on Medium:  I am ... More »
  • A New Study Explains Why You and Your 7th-Grade Best Friend Drifted Apart

    Melissa Dahl
    30 Jul 2015 | 1:00 pm
    Most middle-school friendships are pretty much doomed to fall apart, according to both the authors of a new study in Psychological Science and anyone who has ever been or known a middle schooler. The researchers, led by Amy C. Hartl of Florida Atlantic University, tracked 410 seventh graders, checking in ... More »
  • How to Get Non-Pageant Hair Waves Like Emma Stone’s

    Kathleen Hou
    30 Jul 2015 | 12:58 pm
    Like the old cliché about Eskimos and snow, celebrity hairdressers have tons of words for waves — beachy, surfy, slept-in, just got laid — and about as many ways to create them. Mara Roszak's personal specialty is the smooth, non–Miss America wave. Hairstylist to Emma Stone and Cara Delevingne, Roszak is persistently interviewed by beauty ... More »
  • Should I Stop Using Antiperspirant?

    Susan Rinkunas
    30 Jul 2015 | 11:59 am
    Back when chain emails were a thing, there was a pretty scary one circulating that claimed antiperspirant was a leading cause of breast cancer. By preventing sweating and thereby affecting your body’s ability to expel toxic substances, toxins accumulate in the nearby lymph nodes, the email said, and most cases ... More »
  • Chanel Iman Wore a Sophisticated Onesie

    Stephanie Eckardt
    30 Jul 2015 | 10:30 am
    Last night, Chanel Iman went out for dinner in West Hollywood with Lakers player Jordan Clarkson. For her date, she wore a fitted royal-blue jumpsuit with a deep, deep V-neck, lending the onesie a sophisticated update and making the future look much more sexy. ... More »
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    Streetsblog New York City

  • Prendergast’s Objections to Toll Reform Don’t Make Any Sense

    Stephen Miller
    30 Jul 2015 | 2:13 pm
    On WNYC’s Brian Lehrer Show this morning, MTA Chairman and CEO Tom Prendergast joined his boss Andrew Cuomo in dumping cold water on the Move NY toll reform plan as a way to fund the transit authority’s capital program. Trouble is, his critiques don’t make much sense. Toll reform? Nope and no way, say Cuomo and Prendergast. Photo: Marc A. Hermann for MTA/Flickr Lehrer played a clip of Cuomo arguing against toll reform on the radio yesterday, then asked Prendergast what he thought of the idea. The MTA chief said he isn’t being dismissive of the plan and that…
  • State’s Top Court: Low-Cost Parking Is Not a Tax-Free Charity

    Stephen Miller
    30 Jul 2015 | 12:42 pm
    The owner of five Queens cut-rate parking facilities will have to pay property taxes, the state’s top court has ruled. The New York State Court of Appeals upheld the city’s decision to take back a tax exemption it had previously granted the politically-connected non-profit that operates 2,000 parking spaces in downtown Jamaica. The politically connected non-profit operator of discount parking garages in Jamaica will have to pay property taxes, the state’s top court ruled. Photo: Google Street View Over the course of a decade starting in 1996, Jamaica First Parking…
  • The Subduction Zone(ing), or [Tectonic] Platers Gonna Plate

    Jeff Wood
    30 Jul 2015 | 11:50 am
    This week we have Talking Headways alum Tanya Snyder back on the podcast to talk about a few things that were in the news over the last few weeks. We talk about all the new streets babies that have been born recently which leads to a discussion about living in cities with kids. We also ponder why people are writing articles about leaving cities like London and Los Angeles. Traveling to the Pacific Northwest we discuss Seattle’s new Housing Affordability and Livability Agenda (HALA). We talk about single family zoning in the report as well as changes to parking restrictions. We also discuss…
  • Here Are Six Times the MTA Was a State Entity Under Cuomo’s Control

    Stephen Miller
    30 Jul 2015 | 10:49 am
    It’s his authority. Image: NYGovCuomo/YouTube Yesterday on WCNY’s “Capitol Pressroom,” Susan Arbetter hosted Governor Andrew Cuomo for a discussion of the MTA capital program. Lately, the governor has been pushing City Hall to fund a greater share of the authority’s investment plan. Arbetter, pressing the governor, asked a simple question: “Isn’t the MTA a state entity?” “It’s not, actually,” Cuomo replied. “It [covers] a metropolitan downstate region.” The answer, of course, is nonsense. The MTA’s own list…
  • Washington Governor Jay Inslee Preserves Transit and Street Safety Funding

    Brad Aaron
    30 Jul 2015 | 8:16 am
    Washington Governor Jay Inslee isn’t taking the pill. Jay Inslee Last week Inslee signaled he would go ahead with a low-carbon fuel standard for the state, which would have triggered a legislative “poison pill” — a concession to Republican lawmakers — to eliminate billions in funds for transit and street safety initiatives. It was a Faustian bargain that put some transit and safe streets advocates at odds. But Tom Fucoloro at Seattle Bike Blog reports that Inslee found another way. Inslee announced Tuesday that he’s going a different direction on reducing carbon emissions.
 
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    Midtown Lunch

  • Stop! It’s Hyderabad Time!

    Yvo
    27 Jul 2015 | 6:00 am
    Terrible attempts at 80s puns aside, looking for lunch one day we stopped at the Hyderabad Goat Kacchi Biryani cart. Boy, that’s a mouthful! Midtown Lunch is no stranger to the place, but it’s been a while so I decided to give it a whirl. What I whirled, after the jump! What drew my friend [...]
  • Hide Chan’s Summer Menu Makes Me Sweat

    Yvo
    24 Jul 2015 | 5:30 am
    It’s no secret that I love Hide Chan and its just over ML limit ramen and make my way over there for treat yo’self Friday afternoon lunch quite frequently. But my most recent visit revealed a new(ish) summer menu! Prices and what I ordered after the jump… Alright, the only thing that possibly would be considered within [...]
  • Vendy Awards Release Some Major Nominees

    brianhoffman
    22 Jul 2015 | 4:30 am
    Do you have your tickets yet for the Vendy Awards on September 12? Yesterday the Street Vendor Project released the nominees in three of the categories to give you an idea of just how delicious this event will be. The Rookie of the Year nominees are almost completely comprised of vendors that hang out in Midtown. [...]
  • Croque Monsieur is French Grilled Cheese, But Is It A Better Value?

    brianhoffman
    17 Jul 2015 | 7:16 am
    I have to admit that I’m skeptical of grilled cheese places. Why would I pay close to $10 for some bread and cheese, especially when I can just as easily make it at home. Even if there’s meat or some special sauce, it usually comes out to being way overpriced. Yet I can always be [...]
  • Penn Plates is Another UrbanSpace Food Fest

    brianhoffman
    15 Jul 2015 | 8:45 am
      I recently stumbled upon another food market in the vein of Broadway Bites and the Garment District. This one is slightly hidden above Penn Station between 33rd and 34th Street between 7th and 8th Avenues. It’s smaller than the other two, but that sometimes helps narrow down the choices. The vendors are mostly repeats [...]
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    nymag.com: Nightlife

  • Best Nightclub

    26 Jul 2015 | 2:42 pm
    To avoid the chaos of Wythe Avenue’s megaclub row, North Brooklynites have found solace at Good Room.
  • Best Forest Hills Tiki Lounge

    26 Jul 2015 | 2:41 pm
    Tiki freaks, rejoice! End of the Century’s ace drinks will take you back.
  • Best First-Date Bar

    26 Jul 2015 | 2:41 pm
    The vibe at La Bodega 47 Social Club is sexier than that of your corner store.
  • Best Revival

    26 Jul 2015 | 2:36 pm
    Happy Ending co-owner Oliver Stumm transformed the former massage-parlor-themed hot spot into an elite cantina.
  • Best Power Drinks

    26 Jul 2015 | 2:34 pm
    On any given night at Evening Bar, you’ll find attractive Condé execs entertaining clients and Tribeca types catching up.
 
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    AVC

  • The Bull Case For Solar

    Fred Wilson
    30 Jul 2015 | 2:38 am
    My partner Albert blogged about solar yesterday and posted this chart: I’d like to add another chart to this conversation, mortgage rates over the past thirty years: The bear case for solar has been that the payback times are too long. But with cost declines (Albert’s chart) and carrying cost declines (my chart), solar makes more sense today than ever. The other chart worth looking at is home energy prices over time. Your payback on solar depends a lot on how much you are paying for alternative sources of energy. This part of the analysis is not as easy. It depends on what kind of…
  • Multi Modal Transportation

    Fred Wilson
    29 Jul 2015 | 5:35 am
    This morning I citibiked down the west side of Manhattan along the Hudson to Pier 11, where I caught the East River Ferry to Dumbo. I took this picture on the ferry ride across the east river. In Dumbo, I got on another Citibike which I rode to Clinton Hill, docked it, got an iced latte, and hopped on the subway for a few stops into Bed Stuy. If Citibike was available in Bed Stuy, as it soon will be, I would have biked all the way to my breakfast meeting. But the subway works fine too. I have a friend who Citibikes every morning from Bed Stuy into downtown Brooklyn where be catches a subway…
  • Go East Young Man (or Woman)

    Fred Wilson
    28 Jul 2015 | 3:42 am
    Here’s a fun post by Henry Ward, founder and CEO of our portfolio company eShares, about raising money last year. From Henry’s post: We were 0 for 21 with Silicon Valley VCs. I never got close. Most of the big firms wouldn’t even meet. A few had an associate do a Skype call even though we were 20 minutes away. After 21 meetings in SV, I took a Hail Mary trip to the east coast and met with 3 funds. All 3 invested. Thank god Henry came east. We are hugely excited about the company he’s building. Henry also makes some great observations about the fundraising process. I like…
  • Growth vs Retention

    Fred Wilson
    27 Jul 2015 | 6:47 am
    Entrepreneurs always ask what the one number they should focus on for raising money. I always say “90 day retention numbers for your acquisition cohorts”. There’s a common view in silicon valley and around the tech sector that growth is the one thing you should focus on. But it’s hard to grow if you are churning your users. And if you are paying for user acquisition, as many startups do in search of growth, then retention/churn becomes even more important. This issue was highlighted in a Forbes post on Homejoy, which apparently had a retention problem. A former…
  • Anxious Investors

    Fred Wilson
    26 Jul 2015 | 3:40 am
    Anxiety is something all investors feel at one point or another. Investing is a mix of greed and fear. When things aren’t going great, anxiety sets in. In public equity when you get nervous about a stock, you can usually sell the position and move on. In private equity, you are stuck with the investment. So anxiety sets in. Entrepreneurs might mis-diagnose anxiety as something else. If your investors are all of a sudden meddling in the business, you might be seeing anxiety. If your investors are asking for endless amounts of data, you might be seeing anxiety. If your board meetings…
 
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    YellowCabNYCTaxi.com

  • Uber Won the War and Medallion Owners Have Themselves to Blame

    YellowCabNYC
    30 Jul 2015 | 5:00 am
    A Public Relations specialist working for the taxi biz tells the inside story of the industry’s missteps  As a real New Yorker, born and bred on these streets, the iconic yellow taxis have always been part of my life and a large part of our culture. While the background has been written about extensively, I believe this week represented a tipping point for the future of medallion owners in Gotham. New Yorkers are impatient and demanding creatures. The street hail used to the best way to get around. Who would have envisioned that one day you can have a taxi come by pressing a button?
  • Cab driver pays customers to make his cab less annoying

    YellowCabNYC
    25 Jul 2015 | 5:34 am
    Cabbie Eugene Salomon gives passengers a dollar to kill the sound on Taxi TV.Photo: J.C.Rice Well it’s finally happened — I’ve snapped. Last week, for the first time in my 37 years as a New York City cab driver, I began giving money away to passengers. What caused this insanity? City policy, of course. It’s been seven years since Mayor Bloomberg and the Taxi and Limousine Commission mandated that all yellow taxis be equipped with a new high-tech “system” featuring a tamper-proof meter, a credit-card scanner, GPS tracking and a front-seat monitor which allows the driver to observe…
  • Taxi Mogul, Filing Bankruptcy, Sees Uber-Citibank Plot

    YellowCabNYC
    22 Jul 2015 | 4:44 pm
    Evgeny Freidman, the taxi mogul, warned New York officials this spring that he was too big to fail and asked for a bailout of the taxi industry. He didn’t get one. So, on Wednesday, he filed a petition to put many of his taxi medallion-owning companies into bankruptcy. Medallions are the licenses many cities require to operate taxicabs, and their limited number has made them increasingly valuable over the last several decades. As recently as the summer of 2013, the kinds of medallions Mr. Freidman owns were worth as much as $1.2 million, far above the $739,000 of debt per medallion that…
  • Queens Man Renting Out Taxi Cab As Lodging On Airbnb

    YellowCabNYC
    21 Jul 2015 | 3:34 pm
    Some New York hotels can literally move you. A local man is renting out his parked vans and campers on Airbnb — with rates as low as $22-per-night for the four-wheeled suites. One of the accommodations, parked in Long Island City, can sleep two people comfortably but has room for up to three. It also features an “AMAZING view of the sky line,” according to the renter, Jonathan, whose “Beautiful Conversion Sleep Van” already has 10 reviews and a 4.5 star rating on Airbnb. “Super spacious! All brand new furnishings!!” he boasts in the listing.
  • Taxi of Tomorrow’ Will Be New York City’s Standard Cab Starting Sept. 1

    YellowCabNYC
    17 Jul 2015 | 5:11 pm
    The Nissan NV200, also known as the Taxi of Tomorrow, the much-anticipated new New York City cab. The Taxi of Tomorrow will become the standard cab on New York City’s streets starting on Sept. 1, the city’s Taxi and Limousine Commission announced on Friday. After a yearslong legal battle, most taxi owners will be required to switch to the Nissan NV200 model, also known as the Taxi of Tomorrow, when they retire their cabs. The State Court of Appeals ruled last month that the city had the authority to pick a taxi model, ending a challenge by opponents of the vehicle. The taxi commission had…
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    Inside the Apple

  • Postcard Thursday: Morningside Heights

    Michelle and James Nevius
    30 Jul 2015 | 8:39 am
    This image, produced around 1915, shows the first phase of the Cathedral of St. John the Divine (center), St. Luke's Hospital (to the right), and the oldest building in Morningside Heights, the Leake and Watts orphan house (the brick building to the left).The Leake and Watts building (which blocks where the south transept of the cathedral would go if it were ever to be built), has an odd history. On June 2, 1827, merchant John George Leake passed away at age 75. He had no children or other lineal heirs, so he decided to leave his money to Robert Watts, the son of his best friend, John Watts.
  • Postcard Thursday: Paramount Building

    Michelle and James Nevius
    23 Jul 2015 | 8:08 am
    If you stand in the middle of Times Square, you'll immediately notice two things: first, that's a lot of costumed Elmos in such a small space; and, second, one building isn't covered in brightly lit advertising: the Paramount Building.That advertising is actually required by law:There shall be a minimum of one illuminated sign with a surface area of not less than 1,000 square feet for each 50 linear feet, or part thereof, of street frontage.Somehow, the Paramount Building--perhaps due to its landmark status--circumvents the ordinance.Built in 1926, the Paramount Building was the headquarters…
  • Postcard Thursday: Joe DiMaggio's Hitting Streak

    Michelle and James Nevius
    16 Jul 2015 | 9:34 am
    On July 16, 1941, New York Yankee Joe DiMaggio hit safely in his 56th consecutive game, setting a Major League record that has never been broken.DiMaggio, the son of an immigrant from Sicily, hailed from San Francisco, and grew up near Fisherman's Wharf, where his father worked. As he recalled in his memoir:Baseball to me in those days was merely an excuse to get away from the house and away from the chores of fishing. When Pop gave up trying to make me work on the boat, I gave up playing baseball in the sand patch by the Wharf, and tried my hand at selling newspapers, a job my father…
  • Postcard Thursday: The Beginning of the Canyon of Heroes

    Michelle and James Nevius
    9 Jul 2015 | 9:23 am
    Since tomorrow the U.S. women's soccer team is being feted with a ticker tape parade, we searched our archives high and low for a postcard of a parade up Broadway, but came up short. (An internet search revealed that few, if any, commemorative postcards of parades have been issued.)Here, instead, is the image of the building that marks the beginning of the so-called "Canyon of Heroes": the Alexander Hamilton United States Custom House on Bowling Green, which sits at the foot of Broadway in the Financial District. Designed by Cass Gilbert and built between 1899 and 1907, the building is a…
  • Postcard Thursday: Manhattan Sightseeing Cars and the Times Tower

    Michelle and James Nevius
    2 Jul 2015 | 9:20 am
    Happy Actual Independence Day!Today's postcard was mailed exactly ninety-seven years ago on July 2, 1908. It depicts what was then one of New York's most noted skyscrapers, the Times Tower, which had been erected a few years earlier in Times Square. Today, that building's been so altered that it is virtually unrecognizable, but billions of people around the world know it well: it's the spot where the ball drops on New Year's Eve. (You can just see the pole sticking out of the frame at the top of the image.)This image, however, isn't about the Times Tower -- it shows the fleet of sightseeing…
 
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    Mommy Poppins - Things to Do in NYC with Kids

  • This Week: August's Best Bets, New Water Park and Whale Watching

    Raven Snook
    30 Jul 2015 | 1:00 pm
    Between all the back-to-school ads and the calendar on the wall, there's no denying that August is nigh. That means summer break is half over – or only half-started, depending on how you look at it. August brings some of the season's best family activities, and we've rounded up our top picks of the month in NYC, Westchester, Connecticut and elsewhere. It's worth browsing the GoLists on all of our sites to inspire a day trip or two. Speaking of skipping town, there's a brand-new water park near NYC, and we could all use some serious cooling off right about now. Our Westchester site…
  • NYC's Summer Streets Kick Off Saturday with a Mega Water Slide

    Jody Mercier
    30 Jul 2015 | 7:40 am
    Great news for all the intrepid New Yorkers staying put this August: Summer Streets kicks off this weekend! This beloved annual event is set to take over nearly seven miles of Manhattan streets over the next three Saturdays. As in years past, Summer Streets will be jam-packed with fun and FREE events and activities, including a brand-new attraction, Slide the City, that kids (and parents) are sure to love. We've got the scoop on this new attraction, including what to expect and how to claim a spot. Read More
  • Weekend Fun: Peter Pan in Prospect Park, Summer Streets, Kids Rule in the Bronx August 1-2

    Stephanie Ogozalek
    29 Jul 2015 | 1:00 pm
    The first weekend in August kicks off with two of our top family event picks for the month: Manhattan's car-free Summer Streets and Staten Island's very first SummerStage Family Day, both of which are FREE. Other highlights include the Hindu Lamp Ceremony in Brooklyn Bridge Park, a Summer Stroll in Sunnyside, Queens and the activity-filled Kids Rule Weekend in the Bronx. These are just a few of the great things going on this weekend. All of our best bets are below. You can find additional options in our Event Calendar and our Summer Fun Guide. And if you're looking to plan out your entire…
  • 5 ‘Frozen’ Party and Craft Ideas to Melt Away Summer’s Heat

    Kelly O
    29 Jul 2015 | 7:00 am
    Disney’s Frozen sequel isn’t due out for several years, but that hasn’t slowed down the Elsa and Anna fever in my household where “Let It Go” is the nightly bathtub refrain. If your kid is pining for the snow queen’s return, then it might be time to whip up a Frozen-themed party or activity. Sticky August weather only makes us crave a chill-inducing Frozen scenery more. Besides, Olaf would approve of the summer setting, wouldn’t he? So pop on the soundtrack, think ice cold thoughts and check out these five Frozen-themed kid party ideas and activities, some simple, some messy,…
  • Massive Indoor Water Park Arrives in the Poconos: Kalahari Resorts

    Judy Young
    28 Jul 2015 | 10:00 am
    Summer vacation just isn't complete without water adventures to keep you cool. Beaches and lakes are always a sure bet, but water parks top many a kid's bucket list. We've written about Great Wolf Lodge and other indoor water parks close to home, but now we're happy to review the opening of another nearby water park and hotel option: the Poconos' Kalahari Resorts. Just down the road from Great Wolf Lodge, Kalahari offers an immersive, African-safari-themed experience with both indoor and outdoor water parks, a massive family entertainment area and so much more. The creators of Kalahari…
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    City Room

  • An Aroma From the Past

    By Mickey Waring
    29 Jul 2015 | 5:30 am
    Metropolitan Diary: Riding in a crowded elevator up to an art gallery in Chelsea, a woman in her 70s recognized the familiar smell of marijuana.
  • New York Today: Ride the Heat Wave

    By Noah Remnick
    29 Jul 2015 | 2:58 am
    Wednesday: Heat wave tips, local clips, and artsy trips.
  • Pajama Man on the Subway

    By Name withheld
    28 Jul 2015 | 5:24 am
    Metropolitan Diary: A couple of riders carefully prevented a scruffy man, sleeping in pajamas, from falling out of the train with his suitcase.
  • New York Today: In the Wings

    By Noah Remnick
    28 Jul 2015 | 2:57 am
    Tuesday: La Guardia's makeover, Bloomberg's new digs, and New York's first mass civil rights protest.
  • New York Today: Planes, Trains and Automobiles

    By Noah Remnick
    27 Jul 2015 | 3:13 am
    Monday: Transit troubles, ailing infrastructure, and a look at the city's older residents.
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    The New Yorker: Everything

  • Death of a Young Black Journalist

    Sarah Stillman
    30 Jul 2015 | 12:40 pm
    On the night of May 27th, Charnice Milton, a twenty-seven-year-old journalist, was heading home from an assignment. She’d stopped to transfer buses in Anacostia, in Washington, D.C., after covering a neighborhood meeting for a Capitol Hill paper called the Hill Rag. According to police, Milton took a bullet aimed at another passerby, in a neighborhood that’s seen much of the twenty-per-cent increase in homicides in D.C. from this time last year. Her killing remains unsolved.See the rest of the story at newyorker.comRelated:Hemingway as the Godfather of Long-FormHow to Stay Safe When the…
  • Now I Just Need a Photo of the Best Man

    Iain Reid
    30 Jul 2015 | 11:57 am
    Now that the bride and groom are done, and the parents are done, and the brothers and sisters, and the bridesmaids and groomsmen, the cute nieces and nephews, the ushers, both sets of grandparents, and the groups of people jumping in unison, I just need a photo of the best man.See the rest of the story at newyorker.comRelated:Daily Cartoon: Thursday, July 30thInvoice for Cecil the Lion’s Recent Appointment with Dr. PalmerDaily Cartoon: Wednesday, July 29th
  • Just Let Marlon Brando Talk

    Richard Brody
    30 Jul 2015 | 11:01 am
    The art of Marlon Brando is that of the flesh made word. He was possessed of extraordinarily powerful, complex, and contradictory emotions, desires, and ideas, which he transmuted into a similarly complex range of speech, both in manner and in substance. Not only did he bring a singularly beautiful artistry to bear on the texts of others, but his own words are themselves works of art. In 1973, Norman Mailer wrote about Brando that “Sometimes he seemed the only player alive who knew how to suggest that he was about to say something more valuable than what he did say.” When Brando said what…
  • New York City Skateboarders, on Tintype

    Joshua Rothman
    30 Jul 2015 | 10:00 am
    In 2007, midway through her training as an art conservator, Melissa Cacciola found herself learning about tintype portraits. A nineteenth-century photographic process, popular especially during the Civil War, tintypes form on metal plates that have been treated with silver nitrate, ether, collodion, cyanide, and other chemicals. In recent years, Cacciola has made tintype portraits of soldiers, steelworkers, and brass-band musicians. Her new series, “Flip It and Reverse It,” focusses on New York City skateboarders.See the rest of the story at newyorker.comRelated:How to Capture a BirdTwo…
  • The Trouble with “White People”

    Hua Hsu
    30 Jul 2015 | 9:35 am
    Like the robot in a movie slowly discovering that it is, indeed, a robot, it feels as though we are living in the moment when white people, on a generational scale, have become self-aware. It’s one of the strange byproducts of the Obama era that many white people have begun to understand themselves in the explicit terms of identity politics, long the province of those on the margins. The nature of whiteness isn’t a new discussion, by any means, but it has never seemed quite so animated. There are the honest accounts of privilege and pride, shame and tears, what it means to be an ally or…
 
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    Manhattan-Living

  • Summer Streets 2015: Party on Park Avenue Starts This Saturday!

    Glenwood
    29 Jul 2015 | 8:02 am
    Returning for its eighth year, the now-traditional NYC Summer Streets will once again transform Park Avenue and Lafayette Street into a glorious, seven-mile long block party. This Saturday, August 1st (and then again on the 8th and 15th) the annual event is truly a blast! If you're looking for some free fun-filled activity on any of these Saturday mornings, it's well worth getting up and out early (it only runs from 7am to 1pm) to join the strolling, pedaling crowds. Continue reading →
  • The Best Of The Best At The Brooklyn Museum

    Glenwood
    27 Jul 2015 | 5:59 am
    The Sneaker show may be getting all the hype as *the* summer exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum, but remember: this is a big place! In addition to an impressive, usually pretty empty-of-tourists permanent collection of works from ancient Egypt to 21st-century Brooklyn … Continue reading →
  • Belle Reve Brings A Party And Great Food To Tribeca

    Glenwood
    24 Jul 2015 | 7:44 am
    Find out all about the great food, live music and a terrific party atmosphere at Tribeca's Belle Reve Continue reading →
  • Top Five Best NYC Waterfront Bars

    Glenwood
    22 Jul 2015 | 7:43 am
    Finally, the warm weather has arrived. It's easy to forget that among the massive buildings, not-sand-covered streets, and the inevitable heat waves, NYC is actually a coastal city. Grabs some drinks and watch the waves at these waterfront bars. Continue reading →
  • The Rise of Sneaker Culture at Brooklyn Museum

    Glenwood
    20 Jul 2015 | 8:06 am
    Sneakherheads rejoice! The Brooklyn Museum is showcasing the artistic value and history of sneakers in an exhibit called The Rise of Sneaker Culture. The exhibit runs July 10 - October 4. Continue reading →
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    Big Apple Dipped in Caramel

  • A Movable Feast. Food Trucks on Cape Cod

    Laurie Bain Wilson
    29 Jul 2015 | 12:36 pm
    Cape Cod shouts summer with beaches and baseball. And now the Cape is in the fast lane for tasty food trucks, too. This summer, there’s a food truck festival in late August and a food truck for every taste in practically every town all summer long–and, in some case, autumn. Check out the scene in my latest Boston Globe article. https://www.bostonglobe.com/lifestyle/travel/2015/07/25/talk-about-movable-feast/r2UsVMJGZylX9zeoJTosRP/story.html
  • Free Wine in NYC

    Laurie Bain Wilson
    8 Jun 2015 | 7:57 am
    Yes, that’s right. Free wine in NYC.  http://www.thrillist.com/drink/new-york/free-wine-in-nyc-tastings
  • Got Juice? Miami’s Best Organic Juice Cleanses

    Laurie Bain Wilson
    22 May 2015 | 8:17 am
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  • What’s New in New York City This Spring

    Laurie Bain Wilson
    23 Apr 2015 | 12:04 pm
    Move over, Paris. New York City is magical in spring. Hearts skip a beat and the sun finally warms the city sidewalks. It is a time of new beginnings. You’ll find a sampling of what’s new, fun, sweet, educational, playful and intoxicating in my recent Boston Globe article. Get out there and love it up! http://www.bostonglobe.com/lifestyle/travel/2015/04/17/what-new-nyc-this-spring/YoaRns84kvZKMLt4WZjCIO/story.html
  • Where to Find the Best Bloody Mary in Boston

    Laurie Bain Wilson
    16 Apr 2015 | 6:44 am
    There are plenty of great spots to sip a bloody in Boston. Here are some of the best. http://www.drivethedistrict.com/2015/03/18/8-spots-sip-bloody-boston/
 
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  • EaseUS System GoBack Free Released to Help Users downgrade Windows OS to Previous Version

    Janice Sand
    30 Jul 2015 | 5:21 am
    NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — Released on July 29, 2015, Microsoft Windows 10 finally comes to PCs. EaseUS software breaks Windows 10 rollback limitation with system rollback software – EaseUS System GoBack Free, allowing users to downgrade to previous Windows OS when meet problems with Windows 10. Published at EaseUS System GoBack Free Released to Help Users downgrade Windows OS to Previous Version.
  • Government Attacks California Chiropractic Activist for His Opposition to Forced Mass Poisoning of Children: Chiropractor Charges Govt. with Hate Crime

    Janice Sand
    29 Jul 2015 | 10:44 am
    CORTE MADERA, Calif. /New York Netwire/ — Dr. Don Harte, noted chiropractor in Marin County, Calif., received two complaints from the California Board of Chiropractic Examiners last week. ‘I expected to be attacked by a government that not merely protects the medical industry; it actively promotes that industry, and forces their procedures upon us, especially […] Published at Government Attacks California Chiropractic Activist for His Opposition to Forced Mass Poisoning of Children: Chiropractor Charges Govt. with Hate Crime.
  • Kettering City Schools achieves 15 percent higher savings than anticipated on energy management project

    Janice Sand
    29 Jul 2015 | 8:24 am
    TIPP CITY, Ohio /New York Netwire/ — Just one year after Kettering City Schools partnered with Energy Optimizers, USA, on a project to improve energy efficiency across the district, the savings are coming in 15 percent higher than expected. Published at Kettering City Schools achieves 15 percent higher savings than anticipated on energy management project.
  • ‘Pop-up Church of Scientology’ Salutes Tom Cruise’s 25th Anniversary, Unveils Nude Shroud of Actor

    Janice Sand
    29 Jul 2015 | 6:15 am
    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. /New York Netwire/ — A ‘nude shroud of Tom Cruise’ will be unveiled as a tribute to the actor’s 25th anniversary with the Church of Scientology. The silver anniversary celebration reaffirming his commitment will take place at a ‘Pop-up Church of Scientology’ near its Clearwater headquarters as part of a larger exhibit […] Published at ‘Pop-up Church of Scientology’ Salutes Tom Cruise’s 25th Anniversary, Unveils Nude Shroud of Actor.
  • Homewood Suites – Seattle/Lynnwood Sold to RLJ Lodging Trust

    Janice Sand
    28 Jul 2015 | 1:24 pm
    SEATTLE, Wash. /New York Netwire/ — Kennedy and Mohn, P.S. announced today that they represented Legacy Hospitality, an Albuquerque based hotel development and operating company, in the sale of the 170-room Homewood Suites by Hilton, Seattle/Lynnwood. The hotel was acquired by RLJ Lodging Trust for $37.9 million or approximately $223,000 per key. Published at Homewood Suites – Seattle/Lynnwood Sold to RLJ Lodging Trust.
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    Big Apple Dreaming

  • New York pictures from World War II

    Andrius
    26 Jul 2015 | 4:29 am
    Statue of Liberty seen with the U.S.S. Lafayette, 1945. New York was one of the main military, production and movement center during World War II. This photo gallery shows what war meant to New York and new yorkers. As you see it looks like that war touched every aspect of life. Harbour of NYC was the place where troops where shipped to Europe. Thanks god that World War II didn’t come physically to America and New York City. The Brooklyn Navy Yard was one of the biggest shipbuilding facility in country at that time. WAVES Naval training school, ca. 1940s. WAVES aviation machinist, ca.
  • New York City Vs. Everywhere Else

    Andrius
    25 Jul 2015 | 7:13 am
    Short video with couple interesting facts about New York City. Yep, New York for new yorkers is a centre of universe, despite the fact that it New York is only 18th most populous city in the world. I believe that some people spend all their life in city without leaving city limits.
  • New York City View from a Helicopter

    Andrius
    14 Jun 2014 | 8:07 am
    Fifth Avenue Residence, View of Central Park. I found amazing gallery of New York City aerial photos taken at night from a helicopter. It’s amazing how beautiful is this city. I just want to know what feeling is to live in apartments like in a picture above this text? When you can see such amazing view from your windows? I would do anything for opportunity to have a chance to live there. Author of these photos is Evan Joseph. Evan Joseph said about this project: “I wanted to avoid the usual ‘field of stars on black’ look that other night aerials have, and solving that…
  • Abandoned Subway Station in New York City

    Andrius
    15 May 2014 | 2:28 am
    Abandoned Subway Station in New York City It’s no surprise that New York City is one of the oldest public transit systems in the world with a lot of abandoned subway stations and most of it are hidden from the public eyes. Some of this abandoned subway stations looks like old art galleries with old architecture from last century which reminds the past. So I want to share with you pictures of one station which was build in 1904 and was fully working until 1945. So, this subway station is like an underground art gallery which contains over a hundred of graffiti paintings created by…
  • Can you imagine New York City in 1928?

    Andrius
    5 May 2014 | 7:32 am
    Can you imagine New York City in 1928? I found this cool video and I want to share with you As you NYC was really cool city as it is today. Looks like nothing changed in NYC from 1928 except that today we have more shining lights and taller buildings. But in my opinion it was much more interesting 1928… Maybe because I like history and old stuff. I just think how amazing people are that we can build such cities like New York City… This city is a living history of human creativity… By the way bad drivers and huge traffic always was part of New York City ;D If you know more…
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  • Crosstown select bus service has arrived on 86th Street

    FightTickets
    16 Jul 2015 | 2:14 pm
    A new M86 Select Bus Service began this week between the Upper East Side and Upper West Side. According to DNAinfo, the MTA is looking to make the new service 15-20% faster than the regular M86 by simplifying routes, making stops further apart, and having passengers purchase their tickets in advance from a kiosk.  There are eight MTA employees stationed at various stops to help explain the changes to riders and direct them to ticket kiosks and waiting areas.  According to the MTA, the new buses also hold 100 people at a time, almost double the capacity of the current buses, and…
  • NYC is getting its first roundabout to help ease traffic

    FightTickets
    9 Jul 2015 | 9:34 am
    The NYC DOT announced this week via Instagram the city's very first roundabout, set to be completed in the coming weeks.  The changes will be made to Intervale Avenue and Dawson Street in the Bronx.  The city hopes the new traffic pattern, along with changes to the medians and parking spaces at the intersection, will improve safety and traffic flow.Visit us at www.msparking.com
  • Upgraded muni meters coming to NYC this July

    FightTickets
    25 Jun 2015 | 12:04 pm
    According to the New York Post, drivers will be able to prepay for their muni meter parking up to one hour prior to the parking regulation going into effect.  The meter will only have to be paid for the time the vehicle is parked during those regulation hours.All city muni meters will be changed by July.Visit us at www.msparking.com
  • DOT eliminates 1/3 permit spots in LIC municipal lot

    FightTickets
    18 Jun 2015 | 9:45 am
    City Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer speaks out against the DOT's actions. Credit: Juliet Papa/ 1010 WINS Residents in Long Island City are protesting a big change to a local municipal parking lot.  According to CBS News, the Department of Transportation converted 1/3 of the lot's permit parking spots to daily parking spots, as well as parking its own speed camera trucks on the ground floor of the lot. Residents say they now have to wait on line for hours for the chance to get one of the prized permit spots.  City Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer spoke out against using the parking lot…
  • Prospect Park ticket trap exposed: results in neighborhood getting four new parking spots

    FightTickets
    4 Jun 2015 | 6:47 am
    Courtesy of the Daily NewsA Brooklyn College professor's mission to stop a tricky DOT ticket trap has resulted in four new year-round parking spots for Park Slope.  Two weeks ago, the Daily News ran a story exposing the trap discovered by Greg Smithsimon, which was located next to Prospect Park West and brought in $72,000 from 625 tickets issued in front of some unclear parking signs and street markings.  The formerly illegal spots were bordered by white painted lines, which suggested the spots were legal, and there was a street cleaning/ seasonal parking signs that confused…
 
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    Full Access NYC

  • Green Girls Golf: Caddy and Golf Services Company on the Rise

    Full Access NYC
    30 Jul 2015 | 10:23 am
    By Nick Christophers In the past 20 years women have become more involved in sports that seemed exclusively for men. Such major ones like football, soccer, hockey and now golf. What we mean by involved is not just playing the sport but being apart of the actual preparation. […]
  • Weekend Photography at Wave Hill

    Full Access NYC
    6 Jul 2015 | 8:48 pm
    By Seth Fera-Schanes Wave Hill was featured in Denise Oliveira’s article 10 Places You Should Visit in the Bronx.  Well, I decided to make the trip on a Sunday afternoon for a photography session and it was a great choice.  The grounds are perfect for a date, having […]
  • Historic Upper Manhattan Adventure: Morris-Jumel Mansion and the High Bridge

    Full Access NYC
    6 Jul 2015 | 3:54 pm
    By Seth Fera-Schanes Morris-Jumel Mansion A 150 year old home is located in the Washington Heights neighborhood of Upper Manhattan.  The Morris-Jumel Mansion was built in 1765 and has a National Historic Landmark designation.  This is a historical must see in New York.  The residence was used at […]
  • Summer Nights in New York

    Full Access NYC
    3 Jul 2015 | 9:46 am
    By Seth Fera-Schanes Summer in the city is a showcase of the weather’s emotions.  Hot and humid one minute, pouring rain the next.  90 degrees on a Saturday and 66 on Sunday.  The ups and downs can be a little hard to understand but there are perfect moments […]
  • Baked Yams with Homegrown Cilantro Salad

    Full Access NYC
    1 Jul 2015 | 2:48 pm
    By Seth Fera-Schanes I set out to make a dish that accomplished two goals: have an affordable light lunch or dinner starter and use the fresh cilantro I have been growing in my garden.  Check and mate. Cost cutting is always helpful in the city.  Dining out multiple […]
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    Tracy's New York Life | A New York City Lifestyle Blog

  • Birds Do Sing in Manhattan

    Tracy Kaler
    30 Jul 2015 | 2:00 pm
    by Tracy KalerWhen I think of Manhattan, Broadway shows and carriage rides come to mind. Nature doesn't.To commemorate four years of blogging, I'm sharing a few of my very first posts from TNYL. In 2011, I had a tiny audience with only a handful of readers. Today, Tracy's New York Life continues to  grow and reach thousands of fans around the globe. Thank you for reading!A peacock in Manhattan? Yes. A real live peacock once hung out on the window ledge of an Upper East Side apartment building.  Believe it or not, with acres of green space in New York City, wandering birds…
  • What Really Happens in a New York Minute

    Tracy Kaler
    30 Jul 2015 | 9:59 am
    by Tracy KalerI can't tell you how many times I've used the phrase "In a New York minute."  Although I haven't given it much consideration before now, the amount of things happening simultaneously in this huge city in exactly 60 seconds is mind-blowing.READ MORE »
  • A Tourist's New York Agenda

    Tracy Kaler
    29 Jul 2015 | 1:25 pm
    SHARE YOUR STORYby Stephanie CrockerThe view from the Top of the Rock might be the best in town. {credit}Hello New Yorkers, New York lovers, and New Yorkers at heart. It's time for me to start planning my next New York City trip. This one will be a little different. Rather than traveling with my sister, Lavena, I'm coming with my fiancé, Donnie, who has never been to this great city.READ MORE »
  • 9 Key Wardrobe Pieces for the Working Woman in NYC

    Tracy Kaler
    29 Jul 2015 | 9:01 am
    LOOKING GOODby Lauren Malamala In New York. you need to look the part at all times. {credit}For the working woman in New York City, having a corporate job can be stressful – and while it’s important to “look the part” at all times, the last thing anyone needs to be obsessing over is an outfit. The easiest way to throw a fashionable work ensemble together is to focus on timeless, classic styles that you can mix and match. So if you’re new to the city’s work arena, or if you’re simply trying to downsize your closet, here are some key pieces that will provide a great foundation for…
  • Date Night: French Restaurant Week at Gaby Sofitel

    Tracy Kaler
    28 Jul 2015 | 10:53 am
    WINE DINE & FOOTLIGHTSby Tracy KalerThe interior of Gaby at Sofitel is spacious, comfortable and inviting.Although I'm not a fan of foie gras, I love a hearty bowl of beef Bourguignon, or a beautiful plate of duck confit. And when I dine out in New York City, I often choose French food, not only because it's a personal favorite, but because it's easy to find good quality French restaurants in many Manhattan neighborhoods.READ MORE »
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    Subway Stories - Subway Stories - Blog

  • Date while You Wait

    25 Jul 2015 | 12:47 pm
    Date: while you waitLocation: 34th Street-Penn Station (image: courtesy of Thomas C Knox)
  • Headbanging American

    21 Jun 2015 | 11:54 am
    Date: September 18, 2013Location: R-Train to Brooklyn
  • Remember the Alamo

    15 Jun 2015 | 4:56 am
    Date: October 22, 2014Location: Atlantic Avenue-Barclays Center ABC News - Feds Target Jailed Evangelist Tony Alamo's Property
  • Pelota es Vida

    7 Jun 2015 | 8:21 am
    Date: June 6, 2015Location: outside 14th Street station of the 1,2,3-Trains
  • Jump, Rabbit, Jump!

    25 Apr 2015 | 7:40 am
    Date: May 15, 2014Location: Bay Ridge Avenue-station of the R-Train
 
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    Breaking News and Opinion on The Oistii

  • Monaco: the Princess Charlene declares his love to Prince Albert, moved to tears

    22 Jul 2015 | 8:39 am
    Monaco: the Princess Charlene declares his love to Prince Albert, moved to tears  The Rock Saturday celebrated the ten year reign of king Albert II. On this occasion, his wife Charlene gave for the first time a speech in French.  In front of a stunned crowd and a husband no less amazed that Princess Charlene delivered Saturday publicly a few phrases in French, a first for the young woman of South African origin. "Sir, it is with immense joy that we celebrate this day ten years of your reign. I congratulate you and pray that your reign is long, accomplished and serene," she said…
  • Angela Merkel console a refugee, his clumsiness unworthy web

    22 Jul 2015 | 8:21 am
    Angela Merkel console a refugee, his clumsiness unworthy web  The picture of German Chancellor Angela Merkel, already tarnished in the negotiations with Greece just accused another blow. Last Thursday, during a televised debate organized with high school students on the theme "Living well in Germany," his vis-a-vis a refugee 14 years in tears, facing deportation, has sparked debate.  The video shows the reaction of Angela Merkel has traveled the world in a few hours, and came to relaunch the debate on immigration in Germany.  It is in these terms that Angela Merkel turned to…
  • US Info Night: Yahoo Alibaba turns the page

    22 Jul 2015 | 8:08 am
    US Info Night: Yahoo Alibaba turns the page  Yahoo Alibaba transferred its shares in an entity called Aabaco Holdings. Google earns 60 billion in one day. Humans are responsible for most accidents involving a car without driver, according to Google. YouTube knows a growing success, especially on mobile. Huawei set on Europe. The university UCLA in turn hacked. Below are the last information tech-hours, since the United States.Yahoo Alibaba splits its shares  As announced last January, Yahoo was officially completed Friday with the SEC, a transfer request of its Alibaba shares in a…
  • Cuba demands the return of Guantanamo, Washington says no

    21 Jul 2015 | 8:07 pm
    Cuba demands the return of Guantanamo, Washington says no  While the United States and Cuba have reopened their embassies, Monday, July 20, the head of US diplomacy, John Kerry warned that the full normalization of relations between the two countries would be "long and complex". A warning immediately illustrated by a first contention around the case of the Guantanamo Bay, home to the military prison of the same name.  At a joint press conference, Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez specifically requested restitution of the land base. He mentioned the "illegally occupied territory…
  • Donald Trump takes off in the polls for the Republican primaries

    21 Jul 2015 | 7:56 pm
    Donald Trump takes off in the polls for the Republican primaries  Donald Trump, entangled in a controversy over his remarks about illegal Mexican and Senator John McCain, has strongly consolidated its position at the head of the race for the Republican nomination for the White House, according to a survey released Monday.  The real estate mogul is the favorite of 24% of Republican voters surveyed in a poll published by the Washington Post and ABC News, the highest score achieved by a candidate this year, far ahead of its rivals Scott Walker (13%) and Jeb Bush (12%).  But the…
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    NYC Insider Guide

  • Thanksgiving Dinner Cruise in New York City

    NYC Insider Guide
    30 Jul 2015 | 6:12 am
    This Thanksgiving Cruise sells out EVERY year (usually before November). Experience spectacular views of Manhattan and our skyline as you enjoy all the scrumptious trimmings of a traditional Thanksgiving meal. This dinner cruise is a great way to combine sightseeing and make your Thanksgiving Day unforgettable, while you enjoy a 4-course dinner freshly prepared on board, the Statue of Liberty and music entertainment provided by D.J.  Spots sell out quickly, so book your New York City Thanksgiving Dinner Cruise today! The post Thanksgiving Dinner Cruise in New York City appeared first.
  • New York City Hotels with Pools

    NYC Insider Guide
    28 Jul 2015 | 6:03 am
    New York City hotels with pools are pretty rare, and a special treat for any local or visitor. Poolside at a hotel will likely conjure the image of a resort, beach balls being thrown and kids playing…but NOT in NYC! While a few of our hotels with pools are family-friendly, most are adult party zones with skyline views, cocktails, private cabanas and summer long pool parties. Since most are indoor/outoor and heated, anytime of year is a great time to check into one of our New York City Hotels with Pools. The post New York City Hotels with Pools appeared first. on NYC Insider Guide.
  • US Open Arthur Ashe Kids Coupon Discount Promo Codes

    NYC Insider Guide
    23 Jul 2015 | 7:02 am
    Now is the time to get your Buy Two, Get Two Free US Open Arthur Ashe Kids Day tickets! Sat, Aug 29, 2015, the US Open offers a ton of activities and give aways, like caps, wrist bands, tennis racquets, face painting for kids 14 and under. So go ahead and get your FREE US Tennis Tickets today! The post US Open Arthur Ashe Kids Coupon Discount Promo Codes appeared first. on NYC Insider Guide.
  • Shakespeare in the Park King Cymbeline with Hamish Linklater and Lily Rabe

    NYC Insider Guide
    21 Jul 2015 | 6:13 am
    The second show of one of NYC’s best Summer Events starts this week! See Hamish Linklater and Lily Rabe star in Cymbeline at Shakespeare in the Park. Princess Imogen’s fidelity is put to the royal test when her disapproving father banishes her soul mate at the Delacorte Theatre in Central Park, July 23-August 23. Need tickets? NYC Insider Guide has you covered with all the ways to get Shakespeare in the Park Tickets. The post Shakespeare in the Park King Cymbeline with Hamish Linklater and Lily Rabe appeared first. on NYC Insider Guide.
  • How to Get Discount Broadway Tickets in New York City

    NYC Insider Guide
    17 Jul 2015 | 6:19 am
    There are always dozens of Discount Broadway Tickets New York available to both locals and visitors. Here is a partial list of online discount codes for advance discount Broadway tickets, along with my best tips for all possible discount show tickets in New York City. Half price Broadway tickets at TKTS can only be bought on the day of the show in NYC, and there is no guarantee your show will be available. However, with a little effort online you can still get great discounts in advance. The post How to Get Discount Broadway Tickets in New York City appeared first. on NYC Insider Guide.
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  • Is it Hot or Not? Use a Qualified Lead List with Lead Scoring

    Lake B2B
    29 Jul 2015 | 7:27 am
    After an event, the first step is in creating a lead list. However, it is better to have no list at all than creating an unqualified lead list. Before diving into targeting the list you have built, take a closer look at your contacts. Are the contacts in your list actual leads or just inquiries? Have you defined objectives and goals for your event marketing initiative? Do you know the definition of a qualified lead according to your objectives? Answers to these basic questions will set you in a good direction in building a high quality list of qualified leads, which you can then focus on with…
  • Quantify to Justify – 4 Steps to Measure Event Marketing ROI

    Lake B2B
    27 Jul 2015 | 3:30 am
    In your overall marketing plan, you finally decide that it’s time to utilize event marketing. Whether your event is to generate leads, increase brand awareness or launch a product or service, there are important questions you need answers for before moving on…. What are your primary and secondary event objectives? What are the metrics for each objective? What measurement tools are required to capture data? How will you calculate event marketing ROI? Without answers to these questions, it will be a challenge to justify your event marketing spend and calculate revenues generated from your…
  • B2B Event Technology – It’s What You Make Of It!

    Lake B2B
    23 Jul 2015 | 12:02 am
    Consider this; your company conducts a flagship event every year, and it is decided that new event technology needs to be integrated to enhance the experience of tens of thousands of attendees who attend your event.  You’ll decide that a mobile app is the best way to provide a seamless experience and access to information on your products, details on sessions and speakers, and other events conducted by your company.  After a nail-biting week of preparation, the day of the event arrives. The results were impressive, majority of attendees not only updated their profiles, they used the…
  • Content Marketing Tactics for Events. Ping Into Your Prospects’ Preferences

    Lake B2B
    16 Jul 2015 | 6:01 am
    In B2B event marketing, the success of an event depends on providing the right message at the right time, to create a seamless experience. Here’s where content marketing plays an important role. Relevant content should be created to provide information to prospects at the right time based on the stage in their buying cycle. To take the first step in optimally using content marketing for events, you need to have answers to important questions mentioned below: Have you analyzed previous events to see what has worked and what hasn’t? Have you identified your target market and personas? Do…
  • Retarget and Remarket. Use Lead Generation Tactics to Boost B2B Event Marketing ROI

    Lake B2B
    13 Jul 2015 | 12:23 am
    B2B event marketing is all about networking and social media is a powerful channel to spread the word. An effective way of engaging prospects directly, is through networking on social sites, paid ads, and retargeting ads. Taking a step forward with new technology, develop new apps to increase engagement through interactive features enable users to get more information online, signup, participate in discussions or join groups. Social media not only helps in creating buzz around your event, it is a great lead generation tool as well. Social Media Promotion - Paid Campaigns You can reach a wide…
 
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