Posts Tagged ‘New York’

We Love Lin, But At What Cost? Is The Legacy Worth the Paycheck?

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

New Houston offer makes one New Yorker wonder if Lin, despite huge fan base, is worth it It’s a bit of an odd thing to begin with— Jeremy Lin’s “Linsanity” legacy. How often does 25 games started, one insane week, and post-season injuries and irrelevance constitute one of the most-talked-about monikers in all of sports? [&hellip
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How to Celebrate Bastille Day in NYC

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For those who feel that this year’s 4th of July celebrations ended too early, there may still be hope to keep on partying for independence and democracy, French-style. There will be more blue, white and red this week as Francophiles around the world celebrate Bastille Day, the French national holiday commemorating the storming of Paris’ [&hellip
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Supreme Court Ruling on Arizona’s Immigration Law not a Victory for Immigrant Communities

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Breaking News, Politics

On Monday, the Supreme Court issued a ruling that largely amends Arizona’s controversial 2010 anti-immigration law. However, despite ruling out several important elements, the court upheld the “show me your papers” provision, which authorizes police officers to operate random identity checks on “suspicious” persons. By Laurent Berstecher   The Court ruled out three key provisions [&hellip
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Promising No More Drama, Garodnick Declares for Comptroller

Written by Our Town on . Posted in News Our Town, Our Town

By Andrew J. Hawkins All those suffering from John Liu scandal exhaustion, consider the alternative: Dan Garodnick, your “no drama” comptroller candidate. That is the message the Upper East Side councilman sent to his supporters on Tuesday as he announced his intentions to run for city comptroller in 2013. “You’re not going to get a [&hellip
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Notes From the Neighborhood: Preservationists Target UWS Site

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit, West Side Spirit

powerhouse Compiled by Megan Bungeroth & Josh Rogers The Preservation League of New York, a statewide group, has added the IRT Powerhouse building on West 59th Street and 11th Avenue to its “Seven to Save” list of historic sites it will push to preserve by achieving landmark status or securing other means of assured preservation. Local [&hellip
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A Camp For Every Budget

Written by NY Press on . Posted in Our Town Downtown, Special Sections

A Camp For Every Budget If you’re worried about how to afford summer camp, here are some cost-saving steps to consider Summer camp is a wonderful opportunity for children to learn life lessons like leadership, independence and self-confidence, as well as trying new activities like sailing, ropes course and waterskiing. It’s hard to put a [&hellip
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