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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly Dodges Questions About Son's Rape Accusation

    NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly Dodges Questions About Son's Rape Accusation
    Police Commissioner Ray Kelly did not waste anytime in shutting down reporters' request for comment on the rape allegations billowing around his son. "I'm not answering anything related to that matter," he told reporters at a NYPD promotion ceremony at...
  • Best Places To See Your Giants At The Parade

    Best Places To See Your Giants At The Parade
    Audiovisual and lighting crews are in the plaza in front of City Hall preparing for a pep rally in which Mayor Bloomberg will present the world champion New York Giants with keys to the city early Tuesday afternoon. In the hours before that will be the...
  • Prosecutors Won't Charge Greg Kelly In Rape Case

    Prosecutors Won't Charge Greg Kelly In Rape Case
    Manhattan prosecutors will not charge Fox anchor Greg Kelly with rape, District Attorney Cyrus Vance announced Tuesday. Kelly, host of 'Good Day New York' and son of NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly, was accused of date rape after a night of drinking in a...
  • SusieQ

    SusieQ
    She is widely known by many for her nickname SusieQ! Her full-name is Susie Wong. She was born in Canada and grew up in Toronto. Her extraordinary energy as a Celebrity Fitness Trainer & Fitness Clothing Designer propels her to strive for excellence and...
  • Jog your way around New York

    Jog your way around New York
    New Yorkers are always on the run. Bankers rush from Wall Street to Midtown; harried shoppers tear through the narrow streets of NoLita and SoHo. Travelers may find it hard to keep up with the pace — unless they bring their running shoes and join...