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  • New York City Marathon Canceled After Flood Of Criticism

    New York City Marathon Canceled After Flood Of Criticism
    The New York City Marathon has been canceled, following a flood of criticism against Mayor Bloomberg and marathon officials who had planned to hold it in wake of Hurricane Sandy aftermath. The announcement came in Friday afternoon as a result of a...
  • Wagner's schedule, skating breathtaking

    Wagner's schedule, skating breathtaking
    Being Ashley Wagner these days means competing in Paris Friday and Saturday nights, skating in a gala there Sunday afternoon, flying to New York Monday, performing at the Rockefeller Center ice rink and appearing on the Today Show Tuesday morning,...
  • At your liberty: Statue of Liberty to reopen July 4

    At your liberty: Statue of Liberty to reopen July 4
    On a sun-splashed afternoon that marked the second day of summer, I joined a diverse throng of men, women and children, all waiting to board the Staten Island Ferry — a hulking orange vessel that provides free commuter service between Manhattan...
  • Finally, New York cancels Sunday's marathon

    Finally, New York cancels Sunday's marathon
    New York mayor Michael Bloomberg finally got the message that in the wake of Superstorm Sandy, the New York City Marathon had become an obscenity. Friday, in the face of blistering criticism, Bloomberg said Sunday's race has been cancelled.  It...
  • Tonight's top show: Raekwon at the Shrine

    Raekwon: In the talent-rich Wu-Tang Clan, Raekwon stands with Ghostface Killah and Genius/GZA as the MC with the most consistently inventive attack and wordplay. His solo albums, particularly “Only Built 4 Cuban Linx” (1995) and its 2009...
  • Chinese firm gives $20 million to motion picture academy's film museum

    A little more than six months after Chinese TV maker TCL paid $5 million for the naming rights to Grauman's Chinese Theatre, another Chinese company is spending $20 million to boost its own brand recognition in Hollywood. The Dalian Wanda Group, which...
  • Seafood fraud widespread in N.Y., probe finds

    Seafood fraud widespread in N.Y., probe finds
    This post has been corrected. See note below. There's a good chance that the white tuna sashimi served up at your favorite Manhattan sushi joint isn't white tuna at all. Instead, 94% of the fish labeled as white tuna in New York turned out to be...
  • May Day in New York: Protesting just about everything

    May Day in New York: Protesting just about everything
    NEW YORK -- There are many things to protest against in the world, and people rallying against a fair number of them took to one of New York’s iconic squares on May Day as part of nationwide rallies in celebration of the traditional workers holiday....
  • Star of 'hit' reality TV show to appear at Vision Bar at Sands Bethlehem Event Center

     
    Vision Bar at Sands Bethlehem Event Center has announced an upcoming appearance by the star of a hit reality TV show. With the emphasis on “hit.” Ramona Rizzo, who for the past year has starred on the vh1 series “Mob......
  • After NASCAR track owner reports $13m profit, Senate takes up tax breaks

     
    UPDATE: The Senate Commerce and Tourism Committee unanimously passed the bill. Days after International Speedway Corp. reported a first-quarter profit of $13.5 million, the Florida Senate is set to begin moving a bill that would give the NASCAR promoter...
  • “The Show With Vinny” gives “Jersey Shore” alum something to do

     
    Jersey Shore’s Vinny Guadagnino hosts MTV's The Show With Vinny (premiering Thursday, May 2, at 10pm ET/PT), a new conversational interview show from his family home in Staten Island, N.Y. With no studio or audience, celebrity guests enjoy...