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Pirate Raids Offer Glimpse Into FCC Fieldwork
It's been a busy month for FCC field agents and Federal Marshals in the Northeast.
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Sun Apr 20, 2014
New York Post
Espaillat votes against bills aiming to deter gang violence
State Sen. Adriano Espaillat - seeking to unseat veteran Harlem Rep. Charles Rangel - repeatedly voted down tough-on-crime legislation including legislation to stiffen criminal penalties against gang activity, records show.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
New York Daily News
Potty-mouth perp targets second Hispanic congressional candidate
Yolanda Garcia, the second Hispanic candidate in the running to unseat Rep. Charles Rangel says she was startled from her sleep on April 12 by the sound of a man ponding his fists into the door of her Bronx apartment, shouting, "Who the f**k do you think you are, running against Adriano?!" The ruffian was referring to state Sen. Adriano Espaillat, ... (more)
Thu Apr 17, 2014
New York Murals: The City's Best Overlooked Museum
You might walk by some of the permanent works in New York City's best art collection and not even notice them.
BWW Reviews: Few Spicy Performers Can't Save Mild in the Heights
There's a great Hollywood myth about the film version of The Color Purple . The beloved classic about African-American women was directed by the very male and very white Steven Spielberg , but he allegedly almost quit the project days before shooting was to begin.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
New York Daily News
Multimillion-dollar drug ring busted in Washington Heights
Pablo Paulino, Pedro Abreu and Janieson Garcia were arrested in a sweep Monday night at a tricked-out set of apartments on Wadsworth Ave., where $12 million in heroin, $500,000 in crystal meth and $120,000 in cash were kept.
Op-ed: Gay Nightlife Is Dead - Long Live Gay Nightlife
Almost 2,000 guys are lost in the spectacular music. They stomp their feet, sip their drinks, close their eyes, and lift their hands in the air to the glorious beat.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
New York Daily News
Gonzelez: Charles Rangel nearing end of political career
Bronx Democratic Party leaders said Monday they are deserting Rangel, the 83-year-old dean of New York's delegation in Washington, for Adriano Espaillat in the June 24 Democratic congressional primary.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Pothole complaints abound as cyclists finish 4th annual 'Tour de Staten Island'
Cyclists from around the city became well-acquainted with the borough's pothole problem during the 4th annual "Tour de Staten Island," as most who participated griped over rugged roads throughout an otherwise picturesque landscape.
The Honolulu Advertiser
The toddler who survived, and a cop who became mom
NEW YORK>> The bodies were discovered throughout the first-floor railroad flat in Brooklyn, a bizarre still-life of death.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
NYer of the Week: Tony Speranza Maintains Dog Run Inside Manhattan Park
In a corner of J. Hood Wright Park in Washington Heights, you will find a little getaway for dogs.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
The Times of Israel
Jacob Birnbaum's solidarity revolution
Dr. Adam S. Ferziger is a senior lecturer and vice chairman of the Graduate Program in Contemporary Jewry at Bar-Ilan University.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Former Columbia U. Dean Named to Head NYC's Dept. of Design and Construction
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on April 7 that he is appointing Columbia University civil-environmental engineering and computer science professor Feniosky Pena-Mora, who also had been engineering school dean, as commissioner of the city's Dept.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
BWW Exclusive: UT-Austin Department of Theatre's Brant Pope...
This past October, UT-Austin's Department of Theatre and Dance found itself in the middle of a controversy regarding the casting of its upcoming production of In the Heights.
First on NY1: DOE Classroom Trailers Have to Go, Advocates Say
Parents and teachers of a Manhattan public school are coming together to demand the Department of Education make classroom space available for students who currently attend class in trailers.
NYC: Upper Manhattan Poised to Get Its First Protected Bike Lane
The parking-protected lane would run north-south on Fort George Hill, which is one-way southbound for drivers, between Fairview Avenue and Dyckman Street/Nagle Avenue.
Parents: PS 48 trailers have mold, mildew, vermin
Parents of kids who attend a school in Washington Heights are outraged over the conditions students are being subjected to, saying trailers being used as school buildings contain mold, mildew and vermin.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Washington Heights Coffee Shop Adds Beer and Wine to Menu
Taszo, owned by Haitem Weslati and Simone Gastaldi, now offers customers their choice of wines for $7 a glass.
Ten Months Later, Parks Department Fills in Hudson River Greenway Hole
Greenway users need this like a hole in the head. The Parks Department says it filled the cave-in today.
Manhattan Theater Company Gives Voice to Victims of Sex Trafficking
A group of young actors are raising awareness about teen sex trafficking in the city through a play that delivers an unvarnished look at the subject.