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Making Room for More Slush

Workers in Times Square shovel to clear the way ahead of more snow forecast on Thursday.

City to spend $250M to make dangerous streets safer

Mayor Bill de Blasio is pledging $250 million in the city's capital budget plan to make some of the most dangerous streets in the outer boroughs safer for pedestrians. The city's Department of... To view the full story, click the title link.

Locals eye greener future for 'street'

Officially, the block-long strip of land called Oliver Place, which runs between Decatur and Marion avenues, is an unbuilt city street in the Norwood section of the Bronx. Unofficially, it has served... To view the full story, click the title link.

Extra, Extra: NYC Is The Billionaire's Capital Of The World

Because NYC has a lot of billionaires, check out today's end-of-day links: Bruce Willis on Broadway, Seth Rogen pot smell, racism of eating meals, life at Daily Mail, Kelsey Grammar's forgotten memoir, and turtle plays with cat. Don't forget to follow Gothamist on Twitter and like us on Facebook. You can also get the top stories mailed to you—sign up here. [ more › ]

Leslie Bosckor searches for gold in NY pot

Leslie Bosckor (pronounced "bosscore"), investment banker turned canna-businessman, holds guru status for many looking to get into the growing sector of legal marijuana. For four years, the native... To view the full story, click the title link.

Man Caught At JFK With $770K Hidden In Dozens Of Pharmacy Items

A man attempting to fly from JFK to the Middle East was arrested after being caught with more than $770,000 dollars hidden in household items including boxes of Alka-Seltzer, Thera-flu, Dove soap and Band-Aids. But no diapers, at least. [ more › ]

Etsy files for $100M IPO

Etsy Inc., the global online marketplace for vintage and artisanal products, filed for a $100 million initial public offering in the U.S. That amount is a placeholder used to calculate fees that may... To view the full story, click the title link.

Former councilman gets 10 years in mayoral ballot bribery

A former New York City councilman has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for his part in a scheme to help a Democratic state senator run for mayor as a Republican. A federal judge sentenced Daniel... To view the full story, click the title link.

Live Shooting Drill With "Men In SWAT Gear" In Battery Park City Tonight Through 3 AM

There's going to be some simulated drama down in Battery Park City tonight, the NYC Office of Emergency Management has announced. [ more › ]

David Geffen drops $100 million to rename Avery Fisher Hall

First David Koch. Now David Geffen. One right wing. The other left wing. Now the two wealthy businessman share a common distinction: donating $100 million to Lincoln Center. Mr. Koch's largesse went... To view the full story, click the title link.

As Luxury Real Estate Grows, Its Classification Blurs

Luxury -- defined by Miriam-Webster as both "a condition of great comfort, ease, and wealth" and "something that is not usually or always available." While New York City is without a doubt experiencing a wave of luxury real estate boasting...Show More Summary

Peeps-Flavored Milk Will Ruin Your Child’s Sense of What Milk’s Supposed to Taste Like

Made with reduced-fat milk! Just in time for Easter, Prairie Farms has unveiled three new milks — all flavored with Peeps. Because why eat the marshmallow candy when you can drink a liquid version? When it comes to convenience, thisShow More Summary

Daniel Von Bargen, Who Played Mr. Kruger On Seinfeld, Dead At 64

Daniel Von Bargen, who played George Costanza's boss Mr. Kruger on Seinfeld and Commandant Edwin Spangler on Malcolm in the Middle during a long acting career, has died. He was 64. [ more › ]

Gloria Steinem Wears Clit Ring On Her Finger

Badass artist Swoon just Instagrammed this photograph of badass feminist Gloria Steinem—who is now sporting a new piece of jewelry: [ more › ]

Avery Fisher Hall naming rights sell for $100M

The New York Philharmonic's home at Lincoln Center has been known as Avery Fisher Hall for more than 40 years. For several months, Lincoln Center has been looking for a large donor whose name will... To view the full story, click the title link.

New plan to address city's diversity to be unveiled

A major diversity study will be conducted over the summer by the de Blasio administration, Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer said Wednesday morning. The report—which will assess the diversity of... To view the full story, click the title link.

DiNapoli, builders give thumbs up for mayor's budget

Two analyses of Mayor Bill de Blasio's preliminary budget were released Wednesday, amounting to two thumbs up. In a report, New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli said higher-than-expected tax... To view the full story, click the title link.

L.A. Food Truck Honors California Foie Gras Ruling With $10 Foie Sliders

Appropriate name. Now that foie gras is once again legal in California, duck liver has trickled its way down into food trucks. Fair Game — a truck that specializes in, well, game — now sells a slider made with foie gras, apple chutney, iceberg lettuce, and microgreens on a brioche bun (and, for an extra $10, lobster!). Show More Summary

NY to sell bonds for $145M to finance roads, bridges

New York state is planning its first general-obligation bond sale in two years to pay for roads, bridges and clean-water projects. The $145.1 million competitive sale is scheduled for March 10,... To view the full story, click the title link.

5 New Pizzas You Should Be Eating Right Now

This great city will never be in short supply of places to enjoy cheese-topped dough cooked in an oven, such is New York's obsession with pizza. Each month brings a bounty of new spots vying for pie supremacy; here are a few of our favorites from the latest crop of pizza purveyors. [ more › ]

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