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Dancing the calories away

Colleen Bohen is always on the lookout for the latest and greatest in fitness routines. Lately, the 30-year-old magazine editor has been mixing up her workouts with dance. Mondays might find her... To view the full story, click the title link.

People Upset With ‘Illegal Pete’s’ Burrito Shop for Obvious Reasons

Legal Pete and his documentation outside the new location. Use of "the I-word" by Illegal Pete's, a chainlet of Chipotle-style burrito joints in Colorado, isn't sitting too well with the people of Fort Collins, who are telling the owner this week he'd better brainstorm some new names in a jiffy. Show More Summary

For Black Students the School to Prison Pipeline Is in Higher Gear Than Ever

The focus has been intense on the wildly disproportionate number of black students who are suspended or expelled from America's public schools. But what has flown quietly under the radar is the even more wildly disproportionate number...Show More Summary

Grand Central owner rails against E. Side tower plan

One of the hundreds of thousands of people who stream through Grand Central Terminal every day also happens to own the storied transit hub: Andrew Penson, a real estate investor who runs Midtown... To view the full story, click the title link.

Woman Raped On Upper East Side

A woman was raped by a man on the Upper East Side early this morning, according to police. [ more › ]

Warm, Sunny Weather Expected For The Next Week

The slow-moving storm has finally left the building! While here the storm dropped more than two inches of rain in Central Park and over an inch at the airports. Central Park's October rainfall total is now up to 5.71 inches, which is more than the last two months combined! [ more › ]

Spend The Weekend Eating In The Sun At These 3 Food Events

The Hester Street Fair closes out another successful season on Essex and Hester with the the Best Of Downtown & Brooklyn Bazaar in conjunction with Bedford + Bowery. On Saturday, a tightly curated list of food vendors includes superShow More Summary

Wendy Whelan's Farewell Performance at NYCB Featured 'After the Rain' Pas de Deux

Tears, flowers and an outpouring of love accompanied Wendy Whelan's farewell performance at the New York City Ballet on Saturday, October 18. Sadly, I was not able to attend, but I heard from friends and balletomanes that it was an awesome...Show More Summary

Cop Attacked By Hatchet-Wielding Man Is In Critical Condition

The police officer who was struck in the head multiple times by a hatchet-wielding man yesterday is in critical but stable condition. Officer Kenneth Healey, who has been with the NYPD for just four months, is at Jamaica Hospital Medical Center; a witness said, “The cop was bleeding, like, pretty horribly." [ more › ]

DON'T PANIC: Officials Urge Calm As They Track Ebola Patient's Movements

With Dr. Craig Spencer quarantined at Bellevue Hospital after testing positive for Ebola yesterday, city officials are urging calm as they track his movements over recent days around NYC, and address various health concerns of the public. Show More Summary

Everyday Sheeple: Alex Gross 'Future Tense' at Jonathan Levine Gallery

Shopaholics, Oil on Canvas, 37 x 37 inches Every now and then, artist Alex Gross surprises someone by telling them that yes, he does own and use an iPhone: he doesn't see himself as being above or outside of the culture that he nails in his current show Future Tense, now on view at the Jonathan LeVine Gallery on West 23rd St. Show More Summary

This Restaurateur Tracked Down and Stalked a Yelper

Come for the spring rolls, stay for the threats of bodily harm. When Yelper Ruchu Tan bemoaned the "packet of instant miso paste" and "angel hair" ramen at chef Bac Nguyen's new Cleveland restaurant Ninja City Kitchen and Bar in a one-star review last month, Nguyen sought out the customer on Facebook and confronted him about it. Show More Summary

Decemberists' Colin Meloy Is Going To Be Busking In Brooklyn Today

Probably sensing that Williamsburg could use a distraction from the whole Ebola thing... Colin Meloy has announced that he'll be busking on Bedford and North 7th Street today, around 11:30 a.m. Look for the guy in the beard singing Decemberists songs, and please send us video, as we are unable to leave our desks for this. [ more › ]

Ebola Hysterics: Twitter Offers Ebola Panic Levity

Whenever catastrophe strikes—whether it is a massive hurricane, the rapture, or 9/11 of brands—Twitter has a unique role in providing some much-needed levity (along with generous helpings of the usual misogyny, casual racism, and general human depravity). Show More Summary

6 Cozy Rooftop Bars Open All Year Long

Just because cold weather drives us indoors for the next six months doesn't mean the views and ambience enjoyed from the city's rooftop bars ceases to exist. Sure, it's not the ideal time to be exposed to the elements, but this being...Show More Summary

4-Year-Old Girl Found Dead In Queens Homeless Shelter

A 4-year-old girl was found dead in a Queens homeless shelter yesterday afternoon, according to authorities. Though the medical examiner has not yet determined her cause of death, police are reportedly calling it "suspicious." [ more › ]

Live Blog: New York’s First Reported Case of Ebola

Live coverage of the mayor’s press conference on the Ebola case and precautions around the city.

New case raises questions on Ebola, says lawmaker

The new case of Ebola diagnosed in New York City has raised "even more questions about procedures in treating patients and risks to Americans," a Republican committee chairman said Friday. Rep.... To view the full story, click the title link.

Kristen Wiig and Fabrizio Moretti Dine at Locanda Verde; Leonardo DiCaprio Opts for Omar’s

Leonardo DiCaprio and Toni Garrn weren't the only couple to step out this week in New York: Kristen Wiig dined at Locanda Verde with ex-boyfriend Fabrizio Moretti; Susan Sarandon partied with Jonathan Bricklin; and Hilary Swank checked out the new Gansevoort Market with boyfriend Laurent Fleury. Show More Summary

Belgian Chocolate Company ISIS Decides Its Time to Change Its Name (Again)

Cute rocketships, not RPGs. "An assortment of ultimate pleasure" is the slogan of ISIS, a charming 90-year-old chocolatier based in Belgium that brings in $44.17 million a year with its assortments of confectionary figurines in the shapes of complacent hens, cheery penguins, and daisy-wielding frog-princes. Show More Summary

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