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  • NYPD Releases Terror Arrest Footage

    NYPD Releases Terror Arrest Footage
    NEW YORK, NY (PIX 11) — Two men suspected of plotting what would have been the first terror attack in New York City since Osama bin Laden's death were arrested late Wednesday, officials announced. The suspects were identified as 20-year-old...
  • Terror Trail Again Leads To Same Quiet Part Of Queens

    Terror Trail Again Leads To Same Quiet Part Of Queens
    "This is messing everything up for us.  People look at us, and they’re afraid," said 28-year-old Ali Popel--a Muslim who was born in Afghanistan.  Popel stood on 143rd Street today in Whitestone Friday, talking about the arrest of his neighbor, 26-...
  • Indy 500 Marks 100th Anniversary At Empire State Building

    Indy 500 Marks 100th Anniversary At Empire State Building
    Three top drivers from the Indy Racing League stopped by the Empire State Bldg to flip the switch and light the landbark in Indy colors to mark the 100th anniversary of the Indy 500. PIX11's Jill Nicolini caught up with Helio Castroneves, Dario...
  • Craigslist Fills With X-Rated Fleet Week Postings

    Craigslist Fills With X-Rated Fleet Week Postings
    It's Fleet Week in New York and while some people are excited to meet the sailors who are out on the town, others are hitting Craigslist with more x-rated intentions -- and some of those people are the sailors themselves. Just one click on the 'casual...
  • NYC swaps big apple for big barbecue

    NYC swaps big apple for big barbecue
    To Kenny Callaghan, barbecue is like religion. "If you're Roman Catholic, you don't go to a synagogue," said Callaghan, the executive chef and barbecue czar at New York's Blue Smoke restaurant. "If you're from North Carolina, you don't understand what...
  • New York's changing hotel skyline

    New York's changing hotel skyline
    Staying at a plush new hotel is possibly the last thing most Americans are thinking about this holiday season. Dreaming about, maybe, because who can afford it? So here's a morsel of consolation: Although the economy in much of the country continues to...
  • Briefly in Business: Music legacy honored at winery

    The musical legacy of late Quiet Riot and Ozzy Osbourne guitarist Randy Rhoads is the focus of a celebration this weekend at D'Argenzio Winery. Proprietor Kathy Rhoads D'Argenzio will honor what would have been the musician's 54th birthday by...
  • Notes on a Year: Mark Swed on classical music

    Notes on a Year: Mark Swed on classical music
    "In the Middle Ages," Sara Maitland writes in her brilliant "A Book of Silence," "Christian scholastics argued that the devil's basic strategy was to bring human beings to a point where they are never alone with their God, nor ever attentively face to...
  • 10 things you might not know about height

    10 things you might not know about height
    2010 is shaping up as The Year of the Tall. The world's tallest building, the Burj Khalifa, which was designed and built by Chicago firms, opened in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The world's tallest Jesus statue was erected in western Poland. Tennis...
  • "Skywalkers: Mohawk Ironworkers Build the City" by David Weitzman

    "Skywalkers: Mohawk Ironworkers Build the City" by David Weitzman
    "Skywalkers: Mohawk Ironworkers Build the City" By David Weitzman Roaring Brook, $19.99, ages 10-14 A long tradition of Mohawk ironworkers working on the building of skyscrapers is often alluded to in books for young readers (about the Empire State...
  • A tower to the sun

    CITY HALL — Glendale could receive solar power generated by a tower higher than the Empire State Building under a nearly $200-million agreement that goes to the City Council next week. Earlier this month, the City Council introduced the proposed...