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  • Bully, bully! Larger than life, TR returns to Nassau

    Teddy Roosevelt returned to Nassau today, but this time he???s nine-feet tall and made out of bronze. The county is installing a donated $200,000 sculpture of the late president from Oyster Bay in front of the newly restored county...
  • Album review: Eleanor Friedberger's 'Last Summer'

    Given the Fiery Furnaces’ obsessively prolific career -- member Matthew Friedberger is currently making his way through a multi-volume solo project -- it’s a wonder that Eleanor Friedberger's debut solo record, “Last Summer,” didn&...

    Your wistful summer song: Eleanor Friedberger's 'Scenes from Bensonhurst'

    There’s the summer song that we’re all familiar with: the blow-up pop hit that demands that we strip to our bikinis and mankinis, frolic on the beach, and bounce from party to party all night long, possibly tanked on whatever...

    Aerial tram proposed for OC

    Aerial tram proposed for OC
    The Town of Ocean City is set to consider the addition of an aerial tram ride that would fly high above the boardwalk from the inlet parking lot to 27th Street. The proposal for the $10 million attraction comes from Trey Winstead, who has also...

    Harlem's North General Hospital Declares Bankruptcy, Shuts Down

    Harlem's North General Hospital Declares Bankruptcy, Shuts Down
    Another Manhattan hospital is closing its doors, this time in Harlem. It has been just over two months since St. Vincent's Hospital closed up in Greenwich Village, and now North General Hospital is following suit. On Monday, Governor David Paterson...