Posts Tagged ‘New York City’

Carroll Gardens Brownstone That Unexpectedly Collapsed Will Be Demolished

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Blog, Breaking News, Real Estate

If you thought you were at least safe indoors in New York City, this news will be unnerving. (by Alissa Fleck) Around 1 a.m. a brownstone in Carroll Gardens—a multiple family home previously listed at $3,500,000—partially collapsed last week, according to Gothamist. All residents were successfully evacuated without injury from the building once previously described [&hellip
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Mayor, Council Deliver “On-Time, Balanced Budget”

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Breaking News, News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, West Side Spirit

Fire companies and after-school programs saved in 2013 budget Yesterday, Mayor Michael Bloomberg and the City Council passed a $68.5 billion budget for 2013, which will help to save some children’s programs and 20 fire companies, the Huffington Post reports. “Working with our partners in the Council, we’ve again produced an on-time, balanced budget for [&hellip
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NYC Ranks 22 in List of Fittest US Cities

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Blog, Lifestyle

Bloomberg may think we need to cut our sugar consumption, but it turns out New Yorkers are only getting fitter. Last month the New York City metro area ranked 22nd in the American Fitness Index, a report released annually from the American College of Sport Medicine which looks at health and fitness in the fifty [&hellip
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All The World’s a Stage: Alt Shakespeare in the Park

Written by West Side Spirit on . Posted in Arts & Film, Arts Our Town, Arts West Side Spirit, Theater, West Side Spirit

Hudson Warehouse graces the Upper West Side with Shakespeare     It’s that time of year again, where people are filled with joy, the trees are covered in a shine of green, bottles (and people) are covered in sweat, and Riverside Park is filled with tragedy. This tragedy, though, is the re-arrival of The Bard [&hellip
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Don’t Go Blind Tonight: Where to view the “transit of Venus” safely

Written by NYPress on . Posted in News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, Uncategorized

By Nick Gallinelli A few organizations are providing spots to safely view tonight’s transit of Venus   Unless you’re going to live for another 105 years (and if you are you probably can’t read this) tonight is a once-in-a-lifetime chance to see Venus cross the earth’s view of the sun. Tonight, a “transit of Venus” [&hellip
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Despite Hall & Oates Turnout, Googa Mooga Experiences Growing Pains

Written by NY Press on . Posted in NY Press Exclusive

Thousands ventured to Brooklyn’s Prospect Park this past weekend for the Great Googa Mooga, the first annual foodie themed festival featuring the most sought after food joints found throughout New York City and Brooklyn. Organized by the same team that puts on Bonnaroo and Outside Lands, the event included popular food vendors like The Burger [&hellip
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Not So Amazin’ Season Start

Written by Andrew Rice on . Posted in Breaking News, Sports

Citifield Courtesty of Adam Mazza Yesterday was the Mets’ opening day at Citifield. The sun is shining, the birds are chirping, and the wind is howling mournfully between the empty seats. It seems many fans have soured over what hasn’t been an amazing year for the Mets, forcing to the team to have what looks to be the first Opening [&hellip
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