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  • Bedbugs, No Longer Just In Beds, Scare Off NYC Tourists, Threaten City's $30B Industry

    Bedbugs, No Longer Just In Beds, Scare Off NYC Tourists, Threaten City's $30B Industry
    New York City's bedbugs have climbed out of bed and marched into landmarks like the Empire State Building, Bloomingdale's and Lincoln Center, causing fresh anxiety among tourists who are canceling Big Apple vacations planned for the height of the...
  • Officials Find Bedbugs And Close Long Island Public Library

    Officials Find Bedbugs And Close Long Island Public Library
    Bedbugs have been found at a public library on Long Island, and officials closed it for the weekend. An announcement on the Huntington Public Library website Friday said the facility would remain closed until Tuesday morning for cleaning. Infestations...
  • Governor-Elect Andrew Cuomo Picks Transition Teams

    Governor-Elect Andrew Cuomo Picks Transition Teams
    New York Governor-Elect Andrew Cuomo savored victory on election night almost two weeks ago. Now he's getting ready to govern. Cuomo's transition teams are expected to begin meeting as early as next week. The transition teams are meant to help the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Truth about Gulf oil spill: Hype was disservice to everyone

    Truth about Gulf oil spill: Hype was disservice to everyone
    "It has become conventional wisdom that the BP-funded response to the spill was a chaotic and mismanaged affair, driven by corporate avarice, lacking in urgency, and at times willfully negligent of the problem's scope … The evidence for this is...
  • Council Allows New Neighbor For Empire State Building

    Council Allows New Neighbor For Empire State Building
    The Empire State Building's owner lost his bid to stop a new skyscraper from rising in the neighborhood when the New York City Council approved zoning and land use changes Wednesday that pave the way for the 1,190-foot tower. The project, called 15 Penn...
  • City Approves Towering Neighbor For Empire State Building

    City Approves Towering Neighbor For Empire State Building
    Over the towering objections of owners of the Empire State Building, New York's City Council refused to block the construction of a 67-story office tower just blocks away from the iconic skyscraper that has defined the city's skyline for 80 years....
  • Lionel: Honoring Mother Teresa is a No-Brainer!

    Lionel: Honoring Mother Teresa is a No-Brainer!
    As Brooklyn marks the 100th birthday of Mother Theresa and thousands get set to protest the Empire State Building's refusal to do the same, Lionel lets loose. Honoring the Catholic nun and Nobel Prize winner is a "no-brainer," he says. WATCH LIONEL LET...
  • US Ambassador's Daughter, 17, Falls To Her Death In Midtown

    US Ambassador's Daughter, 17, Falls To Her Death In Midtown
    The 17-year-old daughter of the U.S. Ambassador to Thailand fell out of a window and to her death Friday morning, according to the NYPD, just yards away from the Empire State Building in Midtown Manhattan. Cops arrived to the 25-story Herald Towers,...
  • $1.4M Painting Vanishes After Art Courier Goes On Night Of Boozing

    $1.4M Painting Vanishes After Art Courier Goes On Night Of Boozing
    It was a caper that began with a guy walking into an upper Eastside bar with a girl who looked like a million bucks. He spent the night drinking and by the time he got home he ditched and forgot about her. This girl was a true masterpiece. She was...