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  1. ACLU: New York City Using E-ZPass Devices to Track VehiclesRead the original story w/Photo

    32 min ago | News Max

    New York City has installed devices throughout the five boroughs that allow officials to systematically collect and read location data about drivers, according to documents obtained by the New York branch of the American Civil Liberties Union. "New Yorkers have a right to know if our government is collecting information about us, what they're doing with it and how long they're keeping it for," NYCLU Executive Director Donna Lieberman said in a press release.


  2. Life Is a Tasty Box of Chocolates for US Dealers Showing at Belgian Art FairRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The New York Observer

    Candice Madey, owner and director of the Lower East Side cutting-edge art gallery On Stellar Rays, is having a good time, and doing good business, in Brussels this week, to her delight. "For a young gallery, Art Brussels [which ends today] has been an amazing point of entry to the European market," said the exhibitor at the tony fair event.


  3. Urban Stages to Honor Henry Buhl & KT Sullivan at Annual BenefitRead the original story

    1 hr ago |

    Urban Stages' Board of Directors and founding artistic director Frances Hill will hold their annual benefit at the Boathouse in Central Park at 6:30PM on May 18th. This event will honor philanthropist Henry Buhl for his contributions to Urban Stages and the New York Community as the Founder of the Association of Community Employment for the Homeless .


  4. A major liberal contender isn't ruling out a primary challenge to Andrew CuomoRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Kos

    This would certainly be epic: New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, who's used his post to actively litigate on behalf of liberal causes , apparently has not ruled out a primary challenge to Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo in 2018, according to reporter Ken Lovett. Unnamed sources "close to" Schneiderman say he's giving "serious consideration" to a bid and is "laying the groundwork" for a run should Cuomo retire, but Lovett acknowledges it's "not clear" whether Schneiderman would take Cuomo on directly.


  5. Why New Yorkers are so much more sophisticated than the rest of us?Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago |

    Well, it looks like after last year's Met Gala punk rock disaster, Anna Wintour finally learned her lesson. In order to prevent the fashion maven's beloved formal event from turning into a bad Halloween ball, Ms.


  6. Atelier Courbet spotlights luxury jeweler and bespoke boot maker at SoHo galleryRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago |

    The 19th century Realist painter Gustave Courbet was born in 1819 to a prosperous farming family in France, yet often addressed the social issues of poverty and class in his work. At the height of his popularity he was called a genius, a "terrible socialist" and a "savage".


  7. NY State Health Department Accepting Medical Marijuana Organization ApplicationsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WVNY

    The New York State Department of Health is now accepting applications from businesses interested in becoming registered organizations to manufacture and dispense medical marijuana. A press release says organizations must apply with the DOH to become a registered organization.


  8. Link About It: The Golden Age of NYC RadioRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Cool Hunting

    Red Bull Music delves into the New York City radio scene of the '80s in its short documentary, "Revolutions On Air: The Golden Era of New York Radio 1980-1988." Just as the city awoke from the drug-fuelled phase of disco fever, New Yorkers began to tune into a new sound being broadcasted across the airwaves.


  9. City Pols and Activisits Slam - Dastardly and Evil' Trans-Pacific PartnershipRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    Capitol Confidential gathers the best coverage of New York politics and puts it all together. Each section - Capitol, The State Worker, New York on the Potomac, and Voices - represents a unique facet of the political scene.


  10. A brief, misguided phase in city cultureRead the original story

    3 hrs ago |

    Walking in New York is one of the great empowering privileges of living here - without money, gear or skill, a New Yorker can still get somewhere, autonomous and unencumbered. But along with that freedom comes inevitable risk.


  11. De Blasio To New Yorkers: Be Nicer To Me, You PeasantsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

    If you go to a ball game and you see Bill de Blasio, please be nice. He's a human being and he has feelings.


  12. Lyme Disease Awareness MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Evening Sun

    May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month and with the high number of reported cases in New York, it is important to arm yourself and your family with the tools to avoid the disease when possible, and detect and treat when necessary. Lyme disease is an infection, caused by bacteria, that is spread by the bite of an infected tick.


  13. Caps, Islanders battle in pivotal game 7Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WJLA-TV Arlington

    The first Game 7 of the playoffs this year is being played in Washington as the Capitals entertain the Islanders Monday night. Sound familiar? If you were following hockey back in 1987 it probably does, as they met in a Game 7 as well, which took four overtimes to decide.


  14. Memo to Hillary: FuggedaboutitRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Washington Times

    Even she must be familiar, however, with a classic New York phrase: Fuggedaboutit. That's what Mrs. Clinton should do about her underwhelming campaign for the presidency.


  15. A Virtual Quilt of Remembrance for Mexico's Murdered StudentsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Hyperallergic

    Last November, news from Mexico about the 43 missing students from the Ayotzinapa Rural Teachers' College in Guerrero captured international attention. But predictably, it quickly fell into the background as the media cycle moved on, and the more cynical among us may have wondered if anyone had actually cared at all.


  16. Link About It: The GIFwrapped AppRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Cool Hunting

    Sometimes a well executed GIF is the only response a text message or email requires, but finding the right GIF at the right time can often be an overwhelming endeavor. That's where GIFwrapped comes into play.


  17. Mount Sinai Experts Offer Tips on Stroke Warning Signs and TreatmentRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Newswise

    Stroke is a disease that affects the arteries leading to and within the brain. A stroke occurs when a clot blocks the blood supply to the brain or when a blood vessel in the brain bursts .


  18. 'I wish this guy hadn't written this book'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | Columbia Journalism Review

    About halfway through Thomas Kunkel's remarkable new biography of Joseph Mitchell a feeling of dread swept over me. I called a friend and said, "I wish this guy hadn't written this book."


  19. Will Cuomo run for a third term? YesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he doesn't expect his current term will be his last, saying today that, "There is nothing else that I would rather do than what I am doing." After Cuomo won re-election last fall, there has been speculation that he might not seek a third term.


  20. Transgender patients are dodging doctorsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | UB Reporter

    But for many transgender people, the conversation never takes place because they aren't seeking health care, according to Adrian Juarez, a public health nurse and assistant professor in the School of Nursing. Through a preliminary study examining HIV-testing access and heath-based decision-making in urban, transgender populations, Juarez found that social stigma, as well as a lack of affordability, keep many transgender people from pursuing needed care.