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  • Yard sale update: Additional community sales planned for May, June

    Yard sale update: Additional community sales planned for May, June
    The Savvy Shopper’s annual guide to community yard sales was published in the Daily Press on Sunday, April 21. News about a few sales came in after our deadline. Here is an update. (You can find the entire calendar at dailypress.com/shopping)....
  • Seeing NYC On A Citi Bike

    Seeing NYC On A Citi Bike
    NEW YORK CITY — Time is running out. It's my first experience using Citi Bike, the new New York City bike share program, and I've made a terrible mistake, I've lost track of time and now it looks like I won't get my bike back to a docking...
  • Ada Louise Huxtable memorial explores architecture critic's legacy

    Ada Louise Huxtable memorial explores architecture critic's legacy
    NEW YORK -- On Tuesday afternoon at the Metropolitan Museum in New York the architecture world, or what felt like a pretty substantial cross-section of it, gathered to remember the pioneering New York Times and Wall Street Journal architecture critic...
  • Statue of Liberty reopens for a New York kind of Independence Day

    Statue of Liberty reopens for a New York kind of Independence Day
    NEW YORK -- The Statue of Liberty reopened to visitors Thursday for the first time since Hurricane Sandy washed ashore in October and severely damaged the island on which Lady Liberty sits. The statue was spared storm damage, and tens of thousands of...
  • Where to watch live Hurricane Sandy coverage

     
    Updated Oct. 30, 2012, 4:10pm CT As Hurricane Superstorm Sandy bears down on the U.S. East Coast, here is where you can keep abreast of latest developments, whether you are in the affected areas or elsewhere. (Hurricane Sandy has now been classified as...
  • Who killed Jack Wheeler? Part 3: Plenty of theories for Wheeler's death

    Who killed Jack Wheeler? Part 3: Plenty of theories for Wheeler's death
    Jack Wheeler had a flair for the dramatic. Growing up in Hampton, he wrestled with the question of his future after high school. The grand moment of truth is recounted in Rick Atkinson's Pulitzer Prize-winning book, "The Long, Gray Line." Jack's...
  • Ground Zero Sphere's Removal Sparks Protest

    Ground Zero Sphere's Removal Sparks Protest
    Families of 9/11 victims have now started an online petition to save the World Trade Center Sphere.  The Fritz Koenig scultpure was pulled from the rubble on 9/11 where it sat for years between the two towers as a symbol of peace.  The sculpture now...
  • Free Wi-Fi To Be Available At 20 NYC Parks

    Free Wi-Fi To Be Available At 20 NYC Parks
    Free Wi-Fi will soon be available at 20 New York City parks, Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced Thursday. The Wi-Fi roll out is part of a new five-year initiative unveiled by Bloomberg and CEO of AT&T Randall Stephenson. Wireless internet is already...
  • Taking a step toward boating safety

    Taking a step toward boating safety
    John Martino was not pleased when he saw where organizers of this year's New York Boat Show had stuck his booth inside the cavernous Javits Center earlier this month. He was in a distant corner, far enough from the main flow of foot traffic that he...
  • Wolfgang Oehme, landscape architect

    Wolfgang Oehme, landscape architect
    Wolfgang Oehme, a renowned landscape architect and a founder of the New American Garden movement, which incorporated windblown ornamental grasses and massed perennial plantings, died of cancer Thursday at his Towson home. He was 81. "He was a...
  • WTC Museum Fee Outrage

    WTC Museum Fee Outrage
    The proposed price of admission to the World Trade Center Memorial Museum is going to be a substantial $25, leaving some New Yorkers outraged. Angela Acevedo of the Upper West Side said, "Oh, really?! That's a lot of money." Rocky Claxton of Queens...