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1 hr ago | EDGE
The Elton John concert planned for Moscow this Friday will go ahead as planned, say organizers, who note that the singer felt obligated to perform his sold-out show.
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Should states lower the drinking age to 18?
2 hrs ago | The Age
New York: An unarmed, emotionally disturbed man shot at by the police as he was lurching around traffic near Times Square in September has been charged with assault, on the theory that he was responsible for bullet wounds suffered by two bystanders.
3 hrs ago | Digital Game Developer
Romacorp, Inc., parent company for Tony Romas restaurants, and Atlantic Yards Plaza, LLC, licensed franchisee of Tony Romas, together announce the opening of a new Tony Romas location in Brooklyn, NY scheduled for December 10, 2013, the day after what would have been Tonys 90th birthday.
7 hrs ago | CBS Local
Eight people - including a former bank teller - have been charged with participating in an identity theft ring that used account information stolen from TD Bank customers.
11 hrs ago | Paper Magazine
Paper Beautiful Person Jaimie Warren has a new photos series out that's got us tickled -- and, oddly, a little hungry.
11 hrs ago | Our Time Press
Velo City is an organization based in Brooklyn that was founded by three young women of color in 2010.
15 hrs ago | NY1
NY1's weekly segment "Your Weekend Starts Now" shows entertaining picks for great things to do this weekend all around the city.
The alleged "knockout" attacks on Jewish residents of Crown Heights may stem from ongoing racial tension between the neighborhood's black and Jewish communities, a newly-elected Brooklyn politician said.
North Brooklyn's position as the center of the music world was reaffirmed Sunday with the official opening of Rough Trade Housed in a Broadway Stages-owned, former film prop warehouse on North 9th Street, the 15,000 square foot space, with its Rock 'n' Roll muraled walls, features scads of records and CDs, musical equipment, a cafA©, bar, ... (more)
An Art-deco Starbucks in the Parkchester neighborhood of the Bronx. According to a new report, no new Starbucks opened in the Bronx in 2012, though four Dunkin Donuts did.
It's getting harder to shop local every day in Brooklyn, according to a new report on the Center for an Urban Future.
An NYPD officer was arrested Tuesday on charges of helping two career criminals exort a restaurant owner in Astoria, Queens.
". . . sometimes different cities follow one another on the same site and under the same name, born and dying without knowing one another, without communication among themselvesa The old postcards do not depict Maurilia as it was, but a different city which, by chance, was called Maurilia, like this one."
IHG has acquired a new asset in Brooklyn, N.Y., that the company will develop as a new hotel under its EVEN Hotels brand, expanding the wellness hotel brand's portfolio in the Greater New York City area.
Two of the suspects in a series of Western Union robberies pass by a surveillance camera moments after they allegedly robbed a store in Canarsie.