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The kickoff to summer may be a soggy one, as the city could be in for "significant rainfall" this Memorial Day weekend.
The storm that rocked the Midwest this week is on a direct course for New England, but the city may see some of the worst of it, according... » more
After years of dormancy, a copy of the Bill of Rights will be on view in the Big Apple, but New Yorkers are going to have to wait awhile and eventually share it with our Philly counterparts.
Under the arrangement library administrators made with the Pennsylvania government Wednesday, the document will on display at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia starting in 2014 and three... » more
Experts say Anthony Weiner's road to City Hall is a tortuous one.
The newest Democratic candidate for mayor will have to convince voters to listen to his message, instead of focusing on how he lied about his sexting proclivities when they accidentally became public. Weiner resigned from Congress in June 2011 amid the Twitter scandal.
"People are going to vote for you based on what... » more
Damaged by Superstorm Sandy, Nathan's Famous flagship restaurant in Coney Island will officially reopen Thursday.
The storm put the restaurant out of business for seven months when it filled Nathan's, on the corner of Surf and Stillwell avenues, with six feet of water.
"That was the first time an event occurred that caused the closing of Nathan's," Wayne Norbitz, president and COO of... » more
Anthony Weiner has stopped beating around the bush about his political future.
Two years after resigning from Congress in a lewd photo scandal, the former U.S. Representative announced in a video message early on Wednesday he is running for mayor.
"I made some big mistakes and I know I let a lot of people down, but I also learned some tough lessons," Weiner said in the video.... » more
"Sesame Street" trash cans, the Ninja Turtles' lair and Miss Piggy's exquisite wardrobe will have a new home in Astoria next year.
The Museum of the Moving Image announced Tuesday that the Jim Henson family will donate 400 puppets, costumes, props and other memorabilia to the Queens museum for a special gallery.
Henson's daughter Cheryl said her father was always fond of the... » more
Members of preservation and community groups will take to the streets Wednesday to show support for a 100-year-old East Village church at risk of being demolished.
The rally will be held at 6 p.m. at Mary Help of Christians Church at 436 E. 12th St., a lot developer Doug Steiner bought to turn into new apartments and ground-floor retail.
Andrew Berman of the Greenwich Village Society... » more
A Long Island art dealer accused of selling knock-off paintings was charged Tuesday by federal prosecutors for dodging taxes on the deals.
Glafira Rosales, 56, was in federal court on charges of evading taxes on $12.5 million of income from selling allegedly bogus art to two Manhattan galleries between 2006 and 2008.
Rosales is accused of selling about a dozen pieces, several of... » more
The Yankees are taking a swing at soccer as the sport returns to the five boroughs.
Major League Soccer announced Tuesday that the Yankees will be a minority owner of the league's 20th team, along with Manchester City Football Club.
The New York City Football Club is set to begin play in 2015.
A source close to the deal said the fee to join the league would be $100 million.
"They... » more
Think Manhattan is a hot place to live?
You have no idea.
As many as 1,000 extra weather-generated deaths a year may occur in the borough by the 2080s under the worst case global warming scenario, according to a new joint study by the Columbia University Earth Institute and the Mailman School of Public Health.
"The critical message is that no matter how you feel about global... » more