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  1. Nick Jonas Surprises New Yorkers With Iconic Big SceneRead the original story w/Photo

    30 min ago | ContactMusic.com

    Pop star Nick Jonas treated New Yorkers to a special performance by recreating Tom Hanks ' iconic piano scene from Big. The former Jonas Brothers singer paid a visit to Big Apple's popular toy store FAO Schwarz on Tuesday , and took a turn on the enormous floor piano, which Hanks famously plays in the hit 1988 film.


  2. CAMRA hit out at brewery over brewery's supermarket dealRead the original story w/Photo

    51 min ago | York Press

    FURIOUS pub campaigners have hit out at the company behind moves to turn a former York pub into a supermarket. City licensees and representatives of the Campaign for Real Ale have accused Marstons, the owners of what used to be The Corner House, in Burton Stone Lane, of putting the building up for sale on top of agreeing a 20-year lease with Tesco.


  3. Annual New York Gala Honors Wounded IDF SoldiersRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    Hundreds of New Yorkers gathered last night at The Broad Street Ballroom to honor Israel Defense Forces special forces veterans who were wounded in Operation Protective Edge in Gaza this past summer. The gala is part of a 10-day tour of New York City for the wounded warriors organized by Belev Echad, founded by Rabbi Uriel Vigler of Chabad Israel Center on the Upper East Side and a host of supporters from the New York community.


  4. Spotlight: Glenn Allen Sims and Linda Celeste Sims at Alvin Ailey American Dance TheaterRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Vanity Fair

    Alvin Ailey dancers-and husband and wife-Linda Celeste Sims and Glenn Allen Sims, at the Ailey Studios, New York City. ome Christmas, New York dance-lovers have three traditional choices: the Rockettes, George Balanchine's Nutcracker , or Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.


  5. Where your electronics go to dieRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | MyFoxNY

    Electronics seem to be on everyone's list this holiday season. But the more new devices and TVs we get, the more old ones we have to get rid of.


  6. NY to ban frackingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Steuben Courier

    Handing environmentalists a breakthrough victory, New York plans to prohibit fracking for natural gas because of what regulators say are its unexplored health risks and dubious economic benefits. New York, which overlies part of the gas-rich Marcellus Shale formation that has led to a drilling boom in Pennsylvania and other nearby states, has banned shale gas development since 2008, when the state began an environmental review of the drilling technique also known as hydraulic fracturing.


  7. Inside the Beltway: A cyberwar with aftershocks, collateral damageRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Washington Times

    Americans are now trying to fathom that the nation is in a multidimensional cyberwar following North Korea's strategic hack attack on a Hollywood studio, prompting the cancellation of an upcoming film, with an estimated loss of $200 million in revenue alone. The ever-succinct Newt Gingrich summarized with a tweet, "No one should kid themselves.


  8. No Fracking In New York? That's OK With PennsylvaniaRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | KQED

    Leslie Roeder of New York City cheers outside New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's office on Wednesday after the state announced a ban on hydraulic fracturing. Pennsylvania's fracking boom has led to record-breaking natural gas production, but its neighbor, New York, announced Wednesday it was banning the practice .


  9. American Catch by Paul GreenbergRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | GoodFood World

    In American Catch , award-winning author Paul Greenberg takes the same skills that won him acclaim in Four Fish to uncover the tragic unraveling of the nation's seafood supply-telling the surprising story of why Americans stopped eating from their own waters. In 2005, the United States imported five billion pounds of seafood, nearly double what we imported twenty years earlier.


  10. New York City's 'Model' Citizens Need Your Help for the HolidaysRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Socialite Life

    Want a quick front of the line pass onto Santa's "nice list"? Want to possibly meet one of the country's hottest male models in the process? This holiday season Tyson Beckford , Chad White , Cory Bond and Simon Nessman want you to drop your gently used and unwanted winter coats to help New Yorkers in need. New York's Soul Artist Management modeling agency is teaming up with the non-profit Housing Works, working towards the elimination of AIDS and homelessness, for the 2nd Annual Models Care Coat Drive .


  11. York's Salvation Army coming up short in kettle campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | York Dispatch

    Salvation Army bell ringer Kenneth Truitt Sr. works a kettle collection last season outside Boscov's at the Galleria Mall. The local Salvation Army is about $90,000 shy of reaching its goal during its yearly bell-ringing Red Kettle Campaign.


  12. Cuomo gets kudos, scorn for N.Y. fracking banRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    Albany, N.Y. a New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is getting heaped with praise by environmentalists and scorn by business interests for a planned state ban on hydraulic fracturing for natural gas, even as he insists the decision wasn't his. Residents statewide remain almost evenly split on the issue, and the divisions are clear, pollsters said Thursday.


  13. TLC Still Has No Plan to Require NYC Road Tests for Taxi and Livery DriversRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Streetsblog

    The Taxi and Limousine Commission will close a loophole that allows livery drivers to operate with less training than yellow cab drivers, but the agency still has no plans to require road tests on actual New York City streets for any of the drivers it licenses. The TLC has the power to license and train tens of thousands of professional drivers who set the tone on city streets: There are more than 40,000 licensed yellow taxi drivers and more than 70,000 people licensed to drive livery cabs, black cars, and limousines in New York City.


  14. Cuomo gets kudos, scorn for New York fracking banRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo talks during a cabinet meeting at the Capitol on Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014, in Albany, N.Y. Cuomo's administration will move to prohibit fracking in the state, citing unresolved health issues and dubious economic benefits of the widely used gas-drilling technique. Photo: Mike Groll, AP Singer Natalie Merchant leads a group of anti-fracking activists in a rendition of Pete Seeger's "This Land is Our Land" during an event at the New York State Capitol building in Albany, N.Y. on Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014 to thank Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Department of Environmental Conservation officials for the banning of high-volume hydraulic fracturing.


  15. Cuomo announces strict New York State medical marijuana regulationsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

    The rules would allow patients suffering from severe and painful medical conditions -including cancer, HIV/AIDS or Lou Gehrig's disease -- to receive marijuana from organizations approved by the state Department of Health . New York would be joining join 23 other states and the District of Columbia in legalizing medical pot, according to Governing.com.


  16. Cuomo to (Upstate) New York: Drop DeadRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Commentary Magazine

    In January 2013, the New York Times revealed that an environmental risk assessment by the state's health department found hydraulic fracturing-known as fracking-could be done safely . But there was a twist: the Times had the report not because it was released, but because it was apparently being suppressed and the paper got the assessment "from an expert who did not believe it should be kept secret."


  17. Poll: De Blasio's overall approval rating about sameRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

    More than half of New Yorkers are unhappy with Mayor Bill de Blasio 's handling of relations between police and the community in the wake of protests surrounding the Eric Garner grand jury decision, according to a poll released Thursday. The Quinnipiac University survey found that 56 percent of New Yorkers disapprove of how de Blasio has managed the ties between the NYPD and the city, which is a central promise of his first year in office.


  18. New York Mayor de Blasio named PETA's Person of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Reuters

    New York Mayor Bill de Blasio was named 2014 Person of the Year by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals for opposing horse-drawn carriages in Manhattan and advocating other animal-friendly causes, the group said on Thursday. De Blasio, a liberal who took office less than a year ago, campaigned partly on the promise to push for a ban on horse-drawn buggy rides in Central Park, a cause that has won him the support of PETA and other animal rights groups.


  19. Poll: De Blasio's rating dips after Eric Garner decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

    A new poll finds Mayor Bill de Blasio's approval rating is slipping in the wake of protests surrounding the Eric Garner grand jury decision. A Quinnipiac University survey released Thursday said that 47 percent of New Yorkers approve of his job as mayor while 38 percent do not.


  20. Clifford's Tower to close for second phase of archaeological digRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | York Press

    CLIFFORD'S Tower is to shut for a fortnight next month as the second phase of an archaeological investigation gets under way. English Heritage said this would be the second phase of an investigation which started in November, when an initial assessment found the foundations were in good shape.