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Map: Here's Where Macy's 2015 Thanksgiving Parade Balloons Are Being Inflated

With the mild weather moving in, tomorrow's Thanksgiving Parade balloon inflation should be a pretty good time, if you don't mind the crowds. [ more › ]

What the Paris Attacks Mean For Worried New Yorkers

Given the terrorist attacks in France over the past year, should I feel safe living in New York City or Washington, DC? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with...Show More Summary

Remaking P.C. Richard's Union Square

New York's growing tech sector has created a need for startup space. When they outgrow their incubator spaces, many aren't yet financially viable to rent full-size offices from commercial landlords.... To view the full story, click the title link.

New York's Highest Court Denies Request To Release Eric Garner Grand Jury Minutes

The New York State Court of Appeals, the state's highest court, has denied an appeal brought by the NAACP and the New York Civil Liberties Union, among others, to release testimony heard by the grand jury that declined to indict Daniel Pantaleo—the NYPD officer who put Eric Garner in a fatal chokehold in Staten Island last summer. [ more › ]

Hasidic Woman Who Killed Herself Reportedly Forced To Marry Her First Cousin

The ultra-Orthodox Jewish woman who hung herself in her family's Brooklyn home on Sunday had suffered from extreme depression brought on in part by being forced to marry her first cousin, a "family insider" tells the NY Post. Sara Mayer,...Show More Summary

It Turns Out ‘Objective’ Health Researchers Sent Coca-Cola Incriminating Emails

Caught red-handed. The doctors who received Coca-Cola's anti-obesity "research" funds sure weren't professional: The AP got ahold of emails between Coke and leaders of a large anti-obesity nonprofit, called the Global Energy BalanceShow More Summary

Cuomo: City won't get more state subsidies for affordable housing

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday that the state has already doled out $300 million worth of a state affordable-housing subsidy to New York City this year—and because the Big Apple was supposed to... To view the full story, click the title link.

Happy Thanksgiving, Your Subway Commute May Be F'd

Are you reading this on your phone from a steaming subway platform, where you're stranded with thousands of other over-bundled straphangers? If you're on the F or the L, probably yes. Let's break it down. [ more › ]

Photos: A Look Inside The 128-Year-Old Eldridge Street Synagogue

  Much about the streetscape of the Lower East Side has changed dramatically in the past 50 or 200 years, but not all of it, not by a long shot. The elaborately carved wooden doors of the Eldridge Street Synagogue first swung open in 1887, and despite its advanced age, it's still looking just lovely—now. But it didn't always. [ more › ]

Cuomo Launches "See Something, Send Something" App To Submit Terror Threat Tips

As New York City has showing off its terrorist response skills—the NYPD's bigger-than-ever counterterrorism unit; an active shooter drill attended by the U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security—Governor Cuomo wants to remind New YorkersShow More Summary

24 Cool Kitchen Tools to Give Your Favorite Home Chef

Say "thank you" to the family member who always ends up cooking the holiday meal with one of these next-level kitchen items. There's the "Ferrari of immersion blenders" (the Electrolux Masterpiece) for the amateur Chopped contestant, and Instagram-ready marbled-jade rolling pins for the aspiring food blogger. Show More Summary

Astoria Characters: The Woman Who Plays the Toy Piano

There's a baby grand in the living room, but when Phyllis Chen sits down to play, it's at the child-size cherry-red toy piano. Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Phyllis, who plays a baby grand and a toy piano. Her knees almost touch her hands,...Show More Summary

Whole Foods CEO Promises 365 Stores Will Have ‘Techno Buzz’

Sounds super edgy. Whole Foods co-founder and co-CEO John Mackey is making bold statements about 365, the grocer's forthcoming spinoff chain, promising it will meld together the best attributes of Whole Foods — asparagus water? — with those of competitors like Sprouts and Trader Joe's into one unstoppable force of less-expensive shopping. Show More Summary

Domino’s Decides the World Needs Yet Another Push-for-Pizza Button

Perfect for a tiny hamster pizza party. Proving to be the pizza world's greatest innovators, the minds at Domino's have done it once again by improving upon emoji pizza ordering with a new, real button that people can jab at for pies,...Show More Summary

Crab Season Delayed Along Entire West Coast Because of Deadly Toxin

Keep waiting. On Friday, Oregon and Washington joined California in delaying the start of their commercial crab seasons because of toxic levels of potentially deadly domoic acid in Dungeness and other crabs. The seasons were supposed...Show More Summary

Sold-out dresses make profits bloom at MM.LaFleur's

The fashion rumor mills were swirling in early October. Someone had made a dress with a 900-person waitlist. It ­wasn’t Hermès, known for its coveted Birkin bags, or Kanye West,... To view the full story, click the title link.

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