Could We Build The U.S.S. Enterprise From Star Trek?

Written by Carib Guerra on . Posted in NY Press Exclusive, Technology, Uncategorized

USS-Enterprise-Ship-Hulls-Diagram   At least one dude thinks we could. Some total random known only as BTE-Dan has put together a surprisingly large website detailing (really really detailing) what it would take to Build The Enterprise over the course of 20 years. As BTE-Dan sees it, all the main technologies we’d need to construct a real life [&hellip
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Summer Guide: What Whoopi Goldberg is up to this summer

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What’s your favorite thing about New York in the summer? New York is like a party—all kinds of music everywhere, the smells of street fairs and carnival food wafting through the city, open hydrants offering a way to cool off. (From our 2012 Summer Guide.) What’s your favorite summertime activity? Coney Island, Atlantic City, Central [&hellip
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Crime Watch

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in Crime Watch West Side Spirit, Uncategorized, West Side Spirit

crimewatch Compiled by Megan Bungeroth The Worst of Crimes A group of Upper West Side neighbors received a rude—and hot—awakening when they discovered their air conditioners had been stolen. Last Thursday, the manager of a building on West 71st Street reported to police that eight AC units, worth a total of $8,000, were discovered missing from [&hellip
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Lotto Millionaire Isaac Sasson Eyes Assembly Seat

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Self-funding lotto millionaire Isaac Sasson, who narrowly lost a City Council bid in 2009 and a state Senate bid in 2010, is now seriously weighing a run for Assemblywoman Grace Meng’s seat, according to political consultant Jay Golub, a key advisor during Sasson’s 2010 campaign. “He is weighing his options,” Golub said in an email. [&hellip
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Air Force Veteran Killing Brings Tragedy to Fleet Week

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21-year-old Air Force veteran Fabian Gonzalez was shot and killed on Saturday at 2:30 a.m. while walking with his cousin on Lyvere St. According to police, the pair argued with a group of men, one of whom drew a gun and shot Gonzalez in the armpit and his cousin in the right calf. The pair [&hellip
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7 Pieces of Unexpected Romantic Wisdom from Ice-T & Coco

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Brad and Jen. Courtney and David. Nick and Jessica. And of course Kim and Kris. The examples of relationships gone bust are plentiful. In a culture where celebrity (and non-celebs for that matter) relationships implode faster than Michelle Bachman’s brain cells, Ice-T and Nicole “Coco” Austin’s decade plus marriage is something of an anomaly. One [&hellip
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Updated: New Jersey Man Arrested in Etan Patz Case

Written by Marissa Maier on . Posted in Breaking News, News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown, Uncategorized

While the excavation of a Soho basement on Prince Street in April yielded almost no clues into the disappearance of 6-year-old Etan Patz, who went missing from the area in 1979, it appears the NYPD might have a new suspect in the case. Police commissioner Ray Kelly officially remained mum on the identity of the [&hellip
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Summer is Coming: Summer Guide 2012

Written by Allen Houston on . Posted in A Trip Through the Archives, Arts & Film, Books, Breaking News, Eat & Drink, Film, Miscellaneous, Museums, Music, News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, Special Sections, Summer Guide, TV, Uncategorized, West Side Spirit

Summer_Cover.indd It’s still the early part of the season, the good part, when summer hours kick into effect (for the luckiest among us), before the tourist invasion starts and the city starts to heat up and emit that special odor that’s uniquely New York in August. There’s no better time to be in the city for [&hellip
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Tapped In

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in Notes from the Neighborhood, Our Town, Uncategorized

NeighborhoodChatter Cornell Campus Gets its Start The CornellNYC Tech campus slated for Roosevelt Island has found itself one heck of an incubator. Earlier this week, Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Google CEO Larry Page and Cornell President David Skorton announced that Google will be lending, free of charge, 22,000 square feet of their Chelsea headquarters to the fledgling [&hellip
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