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Finding Your Way Around New York's News

Aug 18, 2008

New York is one of the media capitals of the world, and everything here -- from sporting events to zoning disputes -- takes place under a microscope the strength of


State of the City

Jan 22, 2008

To many sitting on the concrete slab soon to be ice rink in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park's new recreation complex in Queens on Thursday afternoon, the scenery had changed, but the


Quinn Selected As New Speaker

Jan 05, 2006

In an emotional speech in a crowded chamber, Councilmember Christine Quinn accepted her selection as the new Speaker of the City Council. Quinn is only the third person to


9/11 And ''Inappropriate Art''

Sep 09, 2005

  George Negroponte once met an ironworker who had helped dismantle the last remnants of the Twin Towers after the terrorist attack of September 11th, an experience that changed the man’s


Opinion Roundup blog

May 16, 2005

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311, Noise, and Community Boards

Jun 17, 2004

When Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced plans earlier this month to overhaul the city's noise code for the first time in over 30 years, the proposal was at least partly thanks