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  • Parking Permits Coming to New York City?

    Parking Permits Coming to New York City?
    Could finding a parking space get a little bit easier? The City Council is looking at a new bill that would establish for the first time a residential parking permit system in New York City. "It's long overdue," said Councilmember Daniel Squadron (D),...
  • Angry Customers Move Their Money in 'Bank Transfer Day' Protest

    Angry Customers Move Their Money in 'Bank Transfer Day' Protest
    LOS ANGELES -- Hundreds of protesters marched through the streets of Downtown Los Angeles Saturday as part of a nationwide movement against big banks. Saturday's demonstration was organized by the occupiers and a coalition of labor unions and community...
  • Date From Hell: NYPD Traffic Cop Drugged, Raped Teen, Say Detectives

    Date From Hell:  NYPD Traffic Cop Drugged, Raped Teen, Say Detectives
    The expression "date from hell" is arguably overused, but in the case of a date between an NYPD traffic cop and a 17 year-old girl, the phrase seems very fitting, if charges from sex crimes investigators prove to be true. Detectives say that Traffic...
  • Plan Approved to Turn Parking Spots into Mini Parks

    Plan Approved to Turn Parking Spots into Mini Parks
    DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Streets in Los Angeles will soon get a greener look after the city approved a plan to transform parking spots into pocket parks. The six-month pilot program, which was approved by the Los Angeles City Council on Friday,...
  • Suspect In Botched Livery Cab Robbery Charged With Attempted Murder

    Suspect In Botched Livery Cab Robbery Charged With Attempted Murder
    Police filed charges Sunday against the 19-year-old suspect in connection with the attempted livery cab robbery, that put a man in the hospital in critical condition. Authorities identify him as Michael Magnan; he's been charged him with attempted...
  • Claw Money launches her 'Bombshell'

    Claw Money launches her 'Bombshell'
    The graffiti subculture has long been a boys club, but Claw Money has got the guys beat. The street artist is translating her signature tag — a three-taloned claw scrawled from Downtown L.A. to Milan to her native New York City — into a full...
  • Lena Horne dies at 92; singer and civil rights activist who broke barriers

    Lena Horne dies at 92; singer and civil rights activist who broke barriers
    Lena Horne, the silky-voiced singing legend who shattered Hollywood stereotypes of African Americans on screen in the 1940s as a symbol of glamour whose signature song was "Stormy Weather," died Sunday in New York City. She was 92 Horne died at New York-...
  • New York offers a wealth of fun for budget travelers

    New York On Park Avenue, begonias are blooming in hues matching the blur of passing taxicabs. At Bryant Park, the white tents of Fashion Week have been tucked away, and grass now shines on the lawn. And throughout the city, hotels and restaurants are...
  • Top 50 Independence Day destinations, according to Priceline

     
    Priceline has released a list of the Top 50 Indeoendence Day weekend destinations. The survey is based on more than 30,000 hotel room booking requests made by customers using priceline.com’s Name Your Own Price reservation service. Because the survey...
  • Check out this year’s top Labor Day destinations, according to Priceline

     
    So where are people headed for Labor day this year? According to Priceline's annual list of Top 50 Labor Day Destinations, the hottest spots are stateside, not international.  This year's list is dominated by New York, Chicago, Seattle, St. Louis and...
  • Ana Caravelle imagines the harp in the age of the sampler (and an exclusive remix)

     
    There’s a pixie-shaped specter hovering over the music of Ana Caravelle -- one that looks an awful lot like Joanna Newsom. Such will be the lot of any young woman who roots an experimental, ambitious album around the harp and......