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23 min ago | The York Daily Record

Barcelona, Spain, tops innovative cities contest

Barcelona, Spain, has captured the 5 million euro grand prize in a competition that spurs cities to develop novel approaches to improve urban life, Bloomberg Philanthropies announced Wednesday. Four others were awarded 1 million euros each: the metropolitan area of Kirklees, England; and the cities of Stockholm; Warsaw, Poland; and Athens, Greece.

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23 min ago | Details

Hot New Homes: Ceilings As High As Your Stacks

Super-high ceilings have long been a stamp of grandeur reserved for elegant estate entrance halls, swanky hotel lobbies, and ornate cathedrals. But there's no reason your penthouse shouldn't have wide open spaces, too - and these listings will scratch that itch.

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23 min ago | DNAInfo.com

City Looking to Hire New Blacksmith

After three decades working as a blacksmith for the Parks Department , Larry Hagberg hung up his hammer in July, prompting the agency to post a notice on NYC.gov calling for applicants to replace him. The job description calls for someone who can "forge and shape angle irons, bridle irons, tools and automobile parts," according to the posting.

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3 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

Here's The Wild New Plan To Connect New York's Boroughs With A $100 Million Gondola System

Real estate firm CityRealty has unveiled a proposal for an urban gondola system, known as the East River Skyway , that would connect Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens. The design was presented at the Massey Knakal Brooklyn Real Estate Summit by Daniel Levy, president of CityRealty, and was inspired by the efficiency of high-speed gondolas in London, Rio de Janeiro, and Germany.

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Tue Sep 16, 2014

NY1

Three Sought in Queens Jewelry Store Robberies

Officials say on Friday September 5, the three suspects held up a jewelry story on Queens Boulevard in Rego Park.

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NY1

For You: St. Albans Residents Terrified of Accident-Plagued Intersection

A dangerous intersection in one Queens neighborhood has residents begging the city for help. NY1's Susan Jhun filed the following NY1 For You report.

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Streetsblog

NYPD: Drivers Injured 1,300 Pedestrians and Cyclists in July, and Killed 18

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.

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Law.com

Judge Rebuffs Bid to Overturn Conviction in 1994 Murder

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.

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DNAinfo.com

Taste Duck Bacon and Goat Burgers at Bareburger's New LIC Location

Bareburger is set to open a location in Long Island City that will offer new menu items like goat burgers and duck bacon sandwiches. The growing burger chain - which got its start in Astoria in 2009 - will open its latest eatery on 49-19 Vernon Blvd. in Hunters Point in early 2015, according to the company.

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SILive.com

Bay Terrace woman arrested in connection with the severely injured puppy left for dead in a shopping bag, police say

A Bay Terrace woman is accused of several horrendous acts of animal cruelty in connection with the severely injured puppy found in a shopping bag on Staten Island Friday, police said. The dog owner, Alsu Ivanchenko, 34, of the 3400 block of Hylan Boulevard, was arrested 10:30 a.m. Tuesday after she was brought in for questioning at the 122nd Precinct stationhouse in New Dorp, authorities said.

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New York Daily News

NYC firefighter starts trial for alleged racist road rage attack

New York firefighter Luke Schreiner allegedly attacked a black mailman in Brooklyn during an apparent road rage incident, and is now being tried on hate crime charges. A Brooklyn judge is weighing whether a 300-pound New York City firefighter is a racist brute or merely a bully.

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Fox News

CBS buys 'Big Bang Theory's' Kevin Sussman's new mob comedy

"The Big Bang Theory" co-star Kevin Sussman is expanding his relationship with CBS. The network has put in development "Wife Of Crime," a multi-camera comedy project written by Sussman.

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Patch.com

New Monmouth County Ferry to be Named the "Molly Pitcher" by NY Waterway

A new ferry, which will serve Monmouth and Ocean County residents out of Belford, will be christened the Molly Pitcher , NY Waterway Founder & President Arthur E. Imperatore and Monmouth County Freeholder Serena DiMaso announced Tuesday. The first NY Waterway ferry built in the Garden State since the Weehawken-based ferry service started in 1986, the Molly Pitcher currently is under construction at Yank Marine in Tuckahoe.

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The Real Deal

Rendering of Gateway Elton Phase III in East New York, courtesy of Dattner Architects

The Hudson Companies and civic architecture firm Dattner released images of the final-phase, 287-unit component of their affordable housing project in the Spring Creek section of East New York, Brooklyn. The third and final phase is the largest of the Gateway Elton Street development, which will bring a total of 659 apartments and 70,000 square feet of retail space to East New York.

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New York Daily News

Vendors face assault charges after Central Park slashing

Two Columbus Circle vendors were charged with felony assault after they got into a physical altercation that involved each of the two slashing each other. Two Columbus Circle vendors have been charged with felony assault after slashing each other in a wild fight, police said Tuesday.

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nymag.com | topmod12

Creepy Homeless Bro Uses NYC Women for Sex and Shelter

Twenty-six-year-old Joe is a homeless bro who makes $150 every day panhandling on the streets of New York. He also picks up women and sleeps with them not only so he can "lay the good pipe," as he so eloquently puts it, but also so that he doesn't have to sleep on the street.

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gothamist.com | topmod12

Nearly 200 Girls Get Detention For Violating New Strict Dress Code At SI High School

A Staten Island high school is facing a backlash from students for its newly implemented, hyper-strict dress code , for which 200 students have already been given detention for violating. Students at Tottenville High School are fighting back against the draconian new policy, which prohibits girls from wearing shorts or skirts shorter than finger-tip length - in addition to low-cut or midriff-bearing tops - despite many classrooms not having air conditioning.

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KURB-FM Little Rock

Adam Lambert Filling In for Keith Urban as "American Idol" Judge at NY Auditions

American Idol is bringing back a former contestant to serve as a guest judge during auditions, while Keith Urban steps away due to the death of wife Nicole Kidman 's father. The show has announced that season-eight runner-up Adam Lambert will join Jennifer Lopez and Harry Connick, Jr. this week during auditions at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.

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Evening Times

Cat Stevens announces short US tour

The British star announced that he will make a six-city concert tour in North America this December, his first series of shows in the US since 1976. Stevens, who also is releasing a blues album on October 27 produced by Rick Rubin and titled Tell 'Em I'm Gone, is using that stage name along with Yusuf, the name he took when he converted.

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