Weiner and Wife Move Into Plush $3.3 Million Pad

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by Adel Manoukian Anthony Weiner and his wife, Huma Abedin moved into a $3.3 million Manhattan apartment on Park Avenue owned by a wealthy Democratic donor Jack Rosen, according to NY Post reports. After leaving the congressional seat that earned Weiner $174,000 a year due to his notorious sexting scandal, the couple made the drastic [&hellip
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City Yoga Studios Feel Unfairly Targeted by Government Agencies

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By Alissa Fleck The New York Times recently reported yoga studio owners feel unfairly targeted by city agencies. Three years ago, New York State government proposed regulations requiring schools that trained yoga instructors to obtain licenses to do so. Eventually, yoga studios were exempted from the regulation, but the obstacles for studios only continued from there. [&hellip
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What Made Them So Great? The 9.5 Best Moments From the 2012 Olympics

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The most memorable and controversial moments surrounding this year’s Olympics by Nick Gallinelli There are many things about the Olympics that come and go. Many of the athletes are transient. They become popular for the month preceding the competition — answer Qs and As for profiles about sports most people know nothing about— are popular [&hellip
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The Two Mrs. Woodwards: The Scandalous Story of a High-Society Shooting

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Ann and William Woodward Jr. on Dance Floor By Haley Friedlich, for AVENUE Insider It’s not often that a father passes his mistress down to his son, but William Woodward Sr. did just that—hoisting Kansas-born radio actress Ann Crowell into New York’s high society and catalyzing a series of scandals for the Woodwards. When William “Billy” Woodward Jr., heir to a bank fortune [&hellip
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How to Get a New Career in Emergency Management

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Metropolitan-College-of-New-York-7DADE585 By Laura Shin One year after Hurricane Irene paved a destructive trail through the Caribbean and up the Eastern Seaboard, the storm is no longer a top headline or major concern for millions of Americans. For individuals in the field of emergency management, however, there is still work to be done and countless lessons to [&hellip
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The New Holistic Approach for Pain Management

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Dr. Sanjay Bashki, a pain treatment specialist, said he looks for “red flags” to avoid addiction in his patients. By David Gibbons Pain management was pioneered by a Seattle anesthesiologist, Dr. John Bonica, in the 1970s, and its growth into an organized, accredited medical specialty was mostly shepherded by his colleagues in the field. So you would imagine these doctors to be masters of the numbing effects of various painkilling drugs. While this is [&hellip
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Who is Waris Ahluwalia?

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460049-285x382 Perhaps that elegantly dressed man with the tightly turban looks familiar to you. He had a non-speaking part in Tilda Swinton’s masterpiece I Am Love, as well as bit parts in Wes Anderson’s The Life Aquatic and The Darjeeling Limited. The Punjab, India-native moved to Brooklyn at five-years-old and now heads the jewelry design company [&hellip
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Williamsburg’s Country Brunchin’ Hands Down the Most Fun You Can Have at Brunch Time

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By Alissa Fleck Country Brunchin’ at the Nitehawk Cinema in Williamsburg is easily one of the most enjoyable things I’ve ever done in the City. It’s also just the latest variation on the Brooklyn theater/restaurant’s weekend brunch series, celebrating the “sweet sweet South and all its goodness.” This event is 100% ideal for people whose [&hellip
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Public Zip-Lining in Foley Square for Two Weekends this August

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We warned you it was coming—zip lining has officially hit Foley Square for the next two weekends of August. For the NY DOT’s ongoing Summer Streets event, the organization is running a zip line in Foley Square, which is open for public enjoyment. There are other events as well, in celebration of New Yorkers reclaiming [&hellip
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Greenwich Village Locals Continue Fight to Save 186 Spring Street Townhouse

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Greenwich Village. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons. by Adel Manoukian A historic house at 186 Spring Street may be torn down by owner and Canadian developer Nordica, but not if the Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation (GVSHP) has anything to say about it. The GVSHP has recently discovered that the 1824 house, formerly owned by Beastie Boys member Adam Horovitz, has [&hellip
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