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  • White flags mysteriously replace American flags atop Brooklyn Bridge

    White flags mysteriously replace American flags atop Brooklyn Bridge
    Two American flags that wave atop the two towers on the Brooklyn Bridge were mysteriously replaced with white flags sometime recently. New Yorkers began reporting the white flags on social media around sunrise Tuesday. Police are investigating who may...
  • 'Liberty's Torch' reveals a statue with a storied past

    'Liberty's Torch' reveals a statue with a storied past
    Frederic Auguste Bartholdi is an all-but-forgotten figure in American history. He was, however, responsible for one of the most enduring symbols of the United States: the Statue of Liberty. A Frenchman from Alsace, he conceived, designed, sold and...
  • Gun control supporters march in Brooklyn

    Nearly 1,000 people marched two miles across the Brooklyn Bridge to New York's City Hall on Saturday to rally against gun violence. Once the marchers reached City Hall, they heard speeches by Shannon Watts, the head of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense...
  • Selfie in front of a suicide attempt lands on N.Y. Post cover

    Selfie in front of a suicide attempt lands on N.Y. Post cover
    Yes, selfies have officially become so ubiquitous that "selfie" is Oxford English Dictionary's word of the year. But maybe, just maybe, we're getting a little too comfortable with snapping pictures of ourselves as we go through our day. Case in point: On...
  • NYC solar chargers bring power to the people

    NYC solar chargers bring power to the people
    If you and your personal electronics are inseparable, nothing is more painful than running out of juice while traveling, especially if your device's GPS is navigating. "New York City has been converting unused public spaces into urban oases complete...
  • MTV VMAs: Justin Timberlake saves the show

    MTV VMAs: Justin Timberlake saves the show
    Lady Gaga began the night with her new single “Applause” at the VMAs on Sunday, Aug. 25.   The energized, '80s-styled performance was not as head-turning as some of her previous creations, despite the on-stage costume changes.   But...
  • Fashion forward? Springfield man first in Ozarks to sport glasses-like wearable computer

    Fashion forward? Springfield man first in Ozarks to sport glasses-like wearable computer
    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - Jeff Thomas gets looks nearly everywhere he goes -- some quizzical, others odd, and some simply doing a double take. The web systems analyst at Missouri State is just another person that wouldn't ordinarily stand out, except for a...
  • 'Monsters U.' and 'World War Z' score! Hollywood's VOD experiment.

    'Monsters U.' and 'World War Z' score! Hollywood's VOD experiment.
    After the coffee. Before over analyzing the "Mad Men" season finale. The Skinny: Actually, I don't over-analyze "Mad Men." Nor do I read anyone else's critiques since most make "Moby Dick" look like a short story. It was a good episode that made me...
  • 'Family Ties' and 'Spin City' creator Gary David Goldberg dies

    'Family Ties' and 'Spin City' creator Gary David Goldberg dies
    Gary David Goldberg, the creator of the iconic 1980s and '90s  comedies "Family Ties" and "Spin City," has died. He was 68. Family members said Goldberg died Saturday in his Montecito home from brain cancer. Goldberg was a Brooklyn native who worked...
  • Gary David Goldberg dies at 68; producer of sitcom 'Family Ties'

    Gary David Goldberg dies at 68; producer of sitcom 'Family Ties'
    When he had his first important business meeting, Gary David Goldberg arrived with a fertile mind and a seasoned thumb. Without any TV writing credits, he hitchhiked from San Diego to Los Angeles to meet an agent and talk TV. A big bear of a former...
  • MTV Video Music Awards: 'N Sync reunites for a medley

    NEW YORK — For the first time in their 29-year history, the MTV Video Music Awards were broadcast live from Brooklyn, N.Y., on Sunday night, but as to whether the event showcased all the borough had to offer — well, you can fuggedaboutit....