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The tallest building in Brooklyn recently put 40 penthouses on the market with sweeping views of Manhattan, Queens and Brooklyn as well as a lounge with fireplaces and other high-end amenities, officials announced. The units, which vary in size from 1,144-2,371 square feet, are located on floors 45 through 53 of 388 Bridge St. , near Willoughby Street, with prices ranging from $1.742 million to $6 million.
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How much: $22, 46.50 and $72 at Ticketmaster or the box office Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. STATEN ISLAND - Jason Mraz is incorporating the title of his biggest hit to deliver a special message to New York City: "I'm Yours" The Grammy-winning singer-songwriter's "Five Boroughs Tour" - a residency or sorts in celebration of his new album, "YES!" - is making its way to the borough's historic St. George Theatre this weekend. The 37-year-old singer-songwriter, who's based in San Diego, attended Manhattan's American Musical and Dramatic Academy for a year-and-a-half in the 1990s.
English midfielder Frank Lampard participates in a soccer clinic with young players in July after he was introduced as a member of the New York City Football Club. Soccer fans in Queens could soon have something to cheer that's a little closer to home - but for now local leaders are crying foul.
A Harlem man who was convicted of a fatal 1994 shooting in Far Rockaway, Queens but always maintained his innocence received a fair trial that was free of eyewitness misidentification or misconduct by police and prosecutors, a Queens judge has ruled.
Twenty-eight people died in New York City traffic in July, and 4,571 were injured, according to the latest NYPD crash data report [ PDF ]. As of the end of July, 80 pedestrians and cyclists were reported killed by city motorists this year, and 8,380 injured, compared to 90 deaths and 8,958 injuries for the same period in 2013.
Queens Theatre will present the Tony-nominated play Say Goodnight Gracie, starring Alan Safier as George Burns , written by Rupert Holmes and directed by Michael White . The show will be at Queens Theatre on Saturday, September 27 at 2pm & 8pm and on Sunday, September 28 at 3pm.
A police chase following a robbery in Flushing, Queens overnight ended in a fiery crash and with three people under arrest. As 1010 WINS' Juliet Papa reported, police received a 911 call of a reported robbery and raced over to a 7-Eleven at 172nd Street and Northern Boulevard.
Officials say on Friday September 5, the three suspects held up a jewelry story on Queens Boulevard in Rego Park.
Three men who allegedly robbed a Queens convenience store crashed this Nissan into the deli after leading cops on a high-speed chase, police say. Three gun-toting goons were busted early Tuesday after robbing a 7-Eleven in Queens and leading police on a wild car chase that ended with a fiery crash into a deli.
Lunch tables were folded up and pushed to the side at P.S. 148 recently as nearly 20 pairs of feet stepped and shimmied along to bachata and reggaeton music, led by enthusiastic instructors who shout out encouragement and instructions in Spanish. The lunchroom at the school on 32nd Avenue has turned into a gym, but it's not the students who are getting a workout - it's moms, grandmas, a bus driver and one dad who stayed around after dropping their kids off at school to do Zumba .
A Queens man was arrested Monday and charged with defrauding commuters he met at the Hempstead bus terminal while posing as a bank employee, police said. Nassau County police said Dominick Stewart, 25, of 170-30 130th Ave., was arrested in Hempstead at 2:47 p.m. after an investigation by Hempstead Village police, Nassau Third Squad and Crimes Against Property Squad detectives.
The East River Skyway, proposed by CityRealty's Daniel Levy, would connect Brooklyn to Manhattan via an aerial gondola system. The head of a New York City real estate data and listing site is set to propose Tuesday at the Massey Knakal Brooklyn Real Estate Summit an aerial gondola system that would run along the Brooklyn waterfront and into Manhattan.
A new three-hour culinary jaunt through Long Island City is giving visitors a taste of the neighborhood's best offerings. The brainchild of two Queens natives, "Local Finds: Queens Food Tours" gives participants a chance to sample six of Long Island City's most unique restaurants during a mile-and-a-half stroll that also offers a slice of the neighborhood's industrial past and present-day transformation.
Long before I knew or cared that the Marcel Breuer-designed Whitney Museum of American Art in New York was an architectural masterpiece, long before the term "Brutalist" entered my vocabulary, I loved it. As a teenager from the suburbs, I stumbled upon it, and came to think of it as my museum, a place where I could attend screenings of obscure movies that no one else I knew would possibly want to see.
Joy Morsi, 39, who allegedly had sex with two teenage boys who attended Grover Cleveland High School in Ridgewood, missed a court appearance because she was being tested for psychiatric disorder, her attorney said. She is due back in court Oct. 6. The Queens gym teacher accused of bedding two 16-year-old students is having her head tested, it was revealed Monday.
Coney Island's historic B&B Carousell is among several vintage attractions still thrilling visitors at the famous amusement park today. Mangels was a mechanical and creative genius who enthralled the masses with his carousels, shooting ranges and rides like the Whip and Tickler during the early part of the 20th century.
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