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Inside VVAQRT's immediate, elusive Detainee, a stunning...

He sits now among mounds of gear, just off U.S. 15-501 in the '70s-style cabin that he shares with Emily Withers, his partner in the askance pop duo VVAQRT. He attempts to explain how people perceive this place - not their home halfway between Carrboro and the Haw, but the region at large.

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Tue Sep 16, 2014

The New York Observer

Here Are Some Terrifying Facts About NYC Nail Salons

Everyone loves a manicure. Everyone also loves to ignore the risks inherent in visiting a nail salon.

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New York Magazine

What If Williamsburg Had an 'Urban Gondola' to the City?

A new proposal for something called the East River Skyway imagines a world in which 5,000 people per hour could get from gentrified Brooklyn to downtown Manhattan in four minutes flat without going underground. Sure, why not! The "urban gondola system" is the brainchild of CityRealty president Daniel Levy, who sees the futuristic cable-car pods traveling first from Williamsburg to the Lower East Side, and eventually connecting South Street Seaport, Dumbo, the Brooklyn Navy Yard, Greenpoint, Long Island City, and the United Nations.

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NY1

Little-Known Indigenous Group from Mexico Lays Roots on Staten Island

As NY1's coverage of Hispanic Heritage continues, we turn now to Staten Island, where a little-known group of indigenous Mexicans have laid roots for the last 20 years and are now becoming more public. NY1's Amanda Farinacci filed the following report.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

The Raw Story

NYC's women-only taxi service forced to slow down by lack of drivers

The debut of a livery car service providing women drivers for female passengers in the New York City area has stalled over lack of a sufficient number of drivers, the founder of the service said on Monday. In a news conference on the steps of City Hall in Manhattan, Stella Mateo, the founder of SheTaxis/SheRides, said the launch of the service, which was scheduled for Sept.

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USA Today

NYC auctioneer thrilled Rosa Parks items have new home

NYC auctioneer thrilled Rosa Parks items have new home Purchase of Rosa Parks' archival materials ends NYC auctioneer's 8-year quest. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1tYAfgu FILE - In this March 14, 2014, file photo, Rosa Parks' Presidential Medal of Freedom, left, and her Congressional Gold Medal are displayed at Guernsey's auction house, in New York.

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Examiner.com

First Hilton Garden Inn property on Midtown East and Sixth in downtown New York

Hilton Garden Inn , Hilton Worldwide's award-winning brand of upscale yet affordable hotels, announced today the opening of the Hilton Garden Inn New York/Midtown Park Avenue, representing an addition to the brand's growing portfolio of more than 600 hotels worldwide. The new Hilton Garden Inn New York/Midtown Park Avenue is managed by Marshall Hotel and Resorts.

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BroadwayWorld.com

FRIENDS Fans Can Win Trip to Central Perk with 'Flyaway to New York' Sweepstakes

"The One with the Free Trip to New York City." What better way for fans to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the premiere of Friends than with their own friends on a free trip to New York City, including a visit to the Central Perk pop-up ? Warner Bros.

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China Daily

US teachers visit China on fellowship

Educational exchanges between the world's two largest economies are not just for students. Teachers can also get in on the act.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

NyackNewsAndViews

TZB: A Bridge Too Far, Once Again

This mighty waterway, not a western route to Asia through the Northwest Passage as Hendrick Hudson hoped it would be in 1609, but to the great port of Albany and so through canals, lakes and on land to the American frontier and all the greatness and achievement of that, remains as beautiful as the explorer found it. Once assaulted by industrial discharge, its waters are these days enjoyed by boaters and those who live in expensive housing along the shore.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Sedalia Democrat

Lincoln cheerleaders excited for the big city

"I haven't left the state that often," the Lincoln High School senior said. "I've been to Kansas, but that's basically like Missouri's left arm."

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Newsday

2 Long Islanders among NY Lottery's newest millionaires, jackpot winners

Lotto jackpot winner Jerry Ritieni, an auto body shop owner in Massapequa, opted for a onetime payment of $1,241,407. Ritieni, 48, said he'll use the money to help his family.

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Point Reyes Light

After three months, - psychiatrist still missing

An Inverness Park psychiatrist has been missing since early June, without any clues to his disappearance except an abandoned car found in a beach parking lot. John Deri, a 63-year-old who lived on Drakes View Drive for the past year and for two decades before that in Stinson Beach, was first reported missing by his wife, Lucy Salter Deri, at 7:12 p.m. on June 3. John's brother Peter Deri flew in from New York City over Labor Day weekend to follow up on the case with the sheriff and park rangers.

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Hotel Interactive

Meridian Capital Group Arranges $70 Million in Permanent Financing...

Meridian Capital Group, LLC, a leading national commercial real estate finance and advisory firm, negotiated $70 million for the refinance of the Refinery Hotel on behalf of 63 West 38th LLC. The 10-year loan features a competitive fixed-rate and was provided by a CMBS lender. This transaction was negotiated by Meridian Capital Group Senior Vice President, David Hayum, and Managing Director, Steven Adler, who are both based in the Company's New York City headquarters.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Examiner.com

History of LaGuardia Airport

LaGuardia Airport is located in the borough of Queens and is one of the most well-known airports in New York City. LaGuardia Airport is also one of the oldest major airports in NYC.

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Examiner.com

Facts about the MTA

The MTA stands for "Metropolitan Transit Authority" which is a term that mostly everyone who has ever been to New York City is familiar with. The MTA is responsible for overseeing the running of the trains and buses throughout the state of New York .

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Examiner.com

Facts about John F. Kennedy Airport

The most famous airport in New York is John F. Kennedy International Airport. Located in the borough of Queens, John F. Kennedy International Airport operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, to help people travel into and out of the United States.

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Jax Fax Travel Marketing

The Shiny Big Apple

Either a quick flight or a leisurely drive, New York City is the getaway of choice for those who covet stroll-worthy neighborhoods, a myriad of museums, shopping galore, fabulous eateries, the best theatre in the world and rooftop bars that stay open until the first snowflake flies. In the city that never sleeps, a treasure trove of autumn fun awaits as New Yorkers roll out the red carpet for visitors from around the world.

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Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Milton Glaser's image for a dying planet

Milton Glaser should need no introduction in a design column. As a designer able to bring important ideas, elegant thinking and artistic expression together in some of the most powerful images ever made, he is peerless.

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Mashable

Travel Planning App Gogobot Hand-Picks Which Events to Hit Up

Gogobot, which debuted a new app in May, announced the addition of "Gogo This Week" on Thursday, a curated list of events and activities in six cities, including San Francisco, New York, Los Angeles, London, San Diego and Silicon Valley. It's easy to find online activity listings for these locations, but Gogobot is betting it can do a better job curating and suggesting events for its users based on their known interests.

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