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  1. New Yorkers Sound Off on What They Hope to Hear from Hillary Clinton at DNCRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Your News Now

    NY1 VIDEO: What are New Yorkers hoping to hear from Hillary Clinton when she addresses the Democratic National Convention on Thursday night? NY1's Michael Herzenberg has more on that from Union Square. Access to our on-demand video clips is now open to all users.

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  2. A Walking Tour of 1866 New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Curbed

    As a walking tour guide and historian, I've discovered that an often-overlooked source for understanding New York City is old guidebooks. Whether it's something as mundane as addresses of railway depots-did you know there was once one facing City Hall Park ?-or as interesting as finding out that Benjamin Franklin conducted electrical experiments from the steeple of the old Dutch Church , guidebooks often contain nuggets of information left out of more conventional histories.

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  3. UPDATE 1-U.S. judge bans Uber background check in NY lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Reuters

    The Uber logo is seen on a vehicle near Union Square in San Francisco, California, U.S. May 7, 2015. A federal judge on Monday banned Uber Technologies Inc and its Chief Executive Travis Kalanick from using information from a background check on a passenger bringing a price-fixing lawsuit, saying the investigative firm conducting the probe may have engaged in criminal conduct.

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  4. Billy Name, Andy Warhol's lover and photographer, diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | SFGate

    Andy Warhol 's New York loft on East 47th Street in Midtown, called the Silver Factory because every surface was embellished with aluminum foil and silver paint, was to the social life of postwar art what Gertrude Stein's Rue de Fleurus apartment in Paris or the Royal Academy of Art 's drawing rooms in London were to previous eras. But the Silver Factory wouldn't have been the hallowed salon it was had Warhol, in 1959, not run into a handsome, brooding waiter named William Linich Jr., a refugee from the middle-class straits of Poughkeepsie, N.Y., who had moved to the city and plunged into its ferment as the Beat years gave way to the counterculture.

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  5. Tut'Zanni Theatre Company to Premiere BEEP & BOP at San Francisco FringeRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 20 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Theatreplex, 156 Eddy Street and to PianoFight, 144 Taylor Street. Both venues are within walking distance of Union Square and the Powell Street BART station. For complete listings of venues, shows and times go to www.sffringe.org or get the "San ...

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  6. Bay Area Premiere of by the Waters of Babylon at Phoenix Theatre this FallRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Catherine is a professor's widow, living as a recluse in Austin, TX, the object of much gossip and suspicion in her neighborhood, due to events surrounding her husband's death. Arturo is an Afro-Cuban refugee, a writer who moonlights as a gardener, summoned to tame Catherine's chaotic back yard.

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  7. A.P.C. Expands from N.Y., L.A. with San Francisco StoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Women's Wear Daily

    A.P.C.'s San Francisco store is the first in the United States outside of New York and Los Angeles. "New York, Los Angeles - San Francisco."

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  8. Peter Hoffman Wants Everyone to Ask More QuestionsRead the original story

    Friday Jul 15 | Eater

    ... and farmers talking about food both practically and philosophically, and he made religious visits to the Union Square Greenmarket with his cargo trike years before it was considered good PR for a chef to be seen caressing the spring asparagus. For ...

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  9. The Remarkable Forgotten Life of H. T. TsiangRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | New Yorker

    In the nineteen-thirties, "The Good Earth," by Pearl S. Buck, was inescapable. The tale of a noble Chinese farmer and his struggles against famine, political upheaval, and personal temptation, the book was an immediate success upon publication, in 1931.

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  10. Businesses become the battleground for Pokemon GoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | New York Business.com

    ... The group said prime spots for catching Pokemon around Manhattan are Central Park and Washington Square Park. "Union Square is packed," said Greenman. "Every time I've gone there's 100 people playing the game." Pokemon Go has been criticized for ...

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  11. The Wall Street Journal: 'Cross-Training' for Rock Stars and Broadway BeltersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | MarketWatch

    In a small Manhattan studio near Union Square, actress Cynthia Erivo is blowing bubbles through a straw as she hums up and down the scales. Her vocal coach, Joan Lader, watches intently from the piano, working to identify tight vocal and physical areas.

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  12. 20 Arrested In Saturday Protests, Police SayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 10 | DNAinfo.com

    More than 20 people were arrested Saturday as hundreds of protesters marched for a third straight night in the wake of high-profile shootings by law enforcement in New York, Louisiana and Minnesota, according to police and reports. Groups of protesters, some crossing the Williamsburg Bridge from Brooklyn and others starting at City Hall , marched in support of the victims of police violence, with some marching up Broadway to Union Square and as far as Grand Central Station, while briefly shutting down major roads including FDR Drive , according to multiple outlets .

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  13. More Than 200 Protesters Arrested in Baton Rouge and St. Paul OvernightRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 10 | WBAL-AM Baltimore

    ... Other cities where demonstrators took to the streets: New York, N.Y.: Hundreds of people descended upon Union Square and marched uptown, chanting "Black lives matter" and "No justice, no peace." By the end of the demonstration, about 1,000 people ...

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  14. Arrests made in Baton Rouge, NYC during police brutality protestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 9 | New York Daily News

    Black Lives Matter protestors and supporters marched from City Hall in Downtown, Manhattan to Union Square on the evening of July 9th, 2016. The protest began as a silent call to action but the silence did not last long.

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  15. Afternoon Bulletin: 40 Arrested at Protest March, NYPD Changes Tactics After DallasRead the original story

    Friday Jul 8 | The New York Observer

    A protest against police shootings in New York City ended with the arrests of 40 people, including one for assaulting an officer. Hundreds of demonstrators marched against traffic from Union Square up Fifth Avenue last night, with some reaching Times Square.

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  16. The Hot Sardines Climb Billboard Charts; Play Shake Shack, The Plaza Hotel + MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... free fries. (1 Old Fulton St, Brooklyn) Subway Busking, 7/18 @ 6-8pm: A return to the early Sardines days. (Union Square subway station, near N/R/Q entrance) On French Fries & Champagne, the band effortlessly harkens back to a time of New York ...

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  17. Live Limitlessly Launches Awaken Love NYC Photography ActivationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | PR Log

    July 8, 2016 - PRLog -- Celebrity Photographer, Chenoa Maxwell is on a mission to live limitlessly and awaken love globally and New York is the first city to ignite the movement. On Saturday, July 16th from 12pm - 8pm, Maxwell and the Live Limitlessly team will take to Union Square Pedestrian Plaza between E. 17th Street and E. 18th for Awaken Love NYC, a street photography installation to inspire New Yorkers and its global citizens to spend a day giving forth positive energy into the world.

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  18. Thousands of New Yorkers Protest Police Shootings of Black MenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | Time

    ... Sterling in Baton Rouge , both shot and killed by police officers earlier this week. The protesters started in Union Square at 5 p.m. and then marched up to Times Square, where some of them were handcuffed after sitting in the street and blocking ...

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  19. Hundreds Mobilize To Protest Deaths Of Alton Sterling & Philando CastileRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 7 | Vibe

    ... online to let their voices be heard outside of the timeline. The well contained #BlackLivesMatter protest at Union Square right now. Large police presence, but very subdued. pic.twitter.com/tIp6saQZHE Despite a storm warning in effect, the march ...

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  20. New Yorkers protest spate of police killings in Union SquareRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | New York Daily News

    More than 100 people gathered in Union Square on Thursday to protest the most recent spate of police brutality.

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