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  1. New Yorkers experiment with tiny, affordable 'micro' apartmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    38 min ago | Texarkana Gazette

    New York City's first "micro" apartment complex is open for business, challenging the limits of minimalist living. What the tiny dwellings lack in square footage, they try to make up for in amenities.


  2. Sneak Peak of Hudson Theatre RestorationRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago |

    Situated just off Times Square in New York on 44th Street, between Millennium Broadway Hotel and The Premier Hotel,The Hudson Theatre opened on October 19, 1903 with a production of Cousin Kate starring Ethel Barrymore . Built by Henry B. Harris , a famous Broadway producer of that period, The Hudson Theatre is one of New York City's oldest Broadway showplaces.


  3. Tourism Group Proposes Street Sign To Honor Its Founder, Stan Brooks' WifeRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago |

    HELL'S KITCHEN - A street sign honoring beloved radio broadcaster Stan Brooks could soon pay tribute to his late wife as well. Big Apple Greeter hopes to add its founder Lynn Brooks' name to a sign at the northeast corner of West 43rd Street and 10th Avenue that reads "Stan Brooks Way," or to put up a new sign in her honor, its director of programs and volunteers Gail Morse said.


  4. It was just taken for granted that you had to sufferRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | MetaFilter

    While bemoaning the unbearable hotness of being a New Yorker in summer on a recent afternoon, a friend and I took a moment to ponder a critical existential question: how the hell did people in New York survive before air-conditioning? More importantly, how did they sleep at night?


  5. Gov. Cuomo Expands Public Employee Leave For Prostate Cancer ScreeningsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Tarrytown Daily Voice

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation on Thursday providing paid leave for prostate screenings to all public employees. The bill provides up to four hours of paid leave each year to undergo prostate cancer screenings.


  6. Alexandra Pelosi wants to take you on a 'light romp into the mega-donors' who fund campaignsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    Documentary filmmaker Alexandra Pelosi has a new movie coming out called "Meet the Donors: Does Money Talk?." Alexandra Pelosi's first documentary, "Journeys With George," painted a humanizing portrait of then-Gov. George W. Bush - not exactly what you'd expect from the daughter of a powerful Democratic dynasty .


  7. Trump's ghostwriter predicts end of civilizationRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | My

    A lot of interesting things have happened on July 20th. In 1890, it snowed and hailed on that day in Maine.


  8. AboutRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | City of New York

    New York City has created a dedicated emergency notification office operating out of the Office of Emergency Management . Notify NYC staff work in OEM Watch Command , where they constantly monitor emergency activity in New York City and the metropolitan area.


  9. I m tired of living with all of the Obama-nation failuresRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Trading Post

    The founders of our country put together government protection of our basic rights. They did not provide guarantees or rights to free money.


  10. Governor Cuomo Signs Legislation to Exempt Sales and Use Taxes on Feminine Hygiene ProductsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago |

    Albany, NY - July 22, 2016 - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today signed legislation that eliminates sales tax on feminine hygiene products. The bill exempts these products from local and State sales tax.


  11. Bunch: Is Philly too cocky for the DNC?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday |

    Will Bunch has worked at the Daily News for 20-plus years and is now senior writer. Since 2005, he's written the uber-opinionated, fair-but-dangerously unbalanced opinion blog "Attytood," covering a range of topics ; it's been named best blog in the state by the Associated Press Managing Editors and best blog in the city by Philadelphia Magazine.


  12. Watertown area among lowest in America for vehicle theftsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Watertown Daily Times

    The Watertown-Fort Drum area has some of the lowest rates of vehicle thefts in America, according to a new study. The report from the National Insurance Crime Bureau found the Watertown area had a theft rate of 32.3 thefts per 100,000 residents, making it seventh-safest on the nationwide list of 380 metropolitan areas.


  13. New Yorkers in line for cronuts not fazed by visible dead body of man in SohoRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    'It didn't put a dent in anyone's appetite': People in line for cronuts not fazed by dead body of man found nearby on a bench in New York A person in line for the bakery notified bakery employee about the body before police were called to the scene Amid the discovery, witnesses said people in line seemed to not be fazed by the 'very visible' dead body of the man A group of people in line for cronuts outside a bakery in New York early Friday apparently seemed unfazed by the body of a dead man found on a wooden sidewalk bench nearby, witnesses said.


  14. Caught 'em all! New Yorker seems to be first in U.S. to catch all 142 PokemonRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    FOX 61 reports that on Thursday, Nick Johnson announced to the world that he had caught all 142 Pokemon currently available in the United States on the Pokemon Go game, and it appears he's the first to do it. He posted images of his captured Pokemon, showing he's caught a total of 4,629! "I went to Jersey for some Dratini hunting.


  15. Governor Cuomo Announces $3 Million For Electronic Waste RecyclingRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    ... fully fund the Environmental Protection Fund is one of the most important actions we've ever taken in New York government for the benefit of local economies, environments and taxpayers. Here's another example of why. The recycling of electronic ...


  16. Strike vote looming at St. Elizabeth Medical Center, UticaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WKTV

    The union that represents nearly 500 registered nurses at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Utica is gauging the support among its members for a possible strike. The nurses have been without a contract for slightly more than a year.


  17. Hooper: Portraits of Buffalo Soldiers show history and so much moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | St. Petersburg Times

    After arriving at the Marriott Waterside on Tuesday for the convention of the National Association of the Buffalo Soldiers & Troopers Motorcycle Club, Tony Harris, Frank Austin and Dwayne Ware came across an artist on the second floor of the hotel diligently working on a broad canvas. John Barge III, on his knees, was adding to his original work featuring members of the club when the gentlemen mentioned they were from the West Point, N.Y., chapter.


  18. New Yorker becomes first to catch all U.S. PokemonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Island Packet

    Nick Johnson posted this image to Reddit to show that he had caught all 142 Pokemon available in the U.S. It sounds like part of a new fitness craze, but it's really Pokemon Go. And Johnson's work paid off - the New Yorker is reportedly the first person to catch all the U.S. Pokemon in the smartphone game.


  19. Genesis P-Orridge on pandrogyny, psychedelic tourism, and how he invented industrial music Read MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Metro Times

    Sixty-eight-year -old artist and musician Genesis Breyer P-Orridge went from the forefront of Britain's culture wars in 1973 with the performance group COUM Transmissions to starring as a model for Marc Jacobs's fall campaign this year. In between, he helped to create, and continually redefine, the genre of industrial music through his work with the absolutely brilliant bands Throbbing Gristle and Psychic TV.


  20. The New Yorker's Snapchat is mesmerizingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Mashable

    Tapping through my Snapchat stories one afternoon, I was arrested by a rudimentary doodle. "This Week's Cover" it said in neon scrawl.