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In GM Building, Weil Gotshal Hops on the Downsizing Bandwagon

New York law firm Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP has been a tenant at the iconic General Motors Building since it opened in 1968 at the southeast corner of Central Park. Now Weil, whose marquee bankruptcy practice also advised the automaker...Show More Summary

Climate March Engages Base and New Recruits for Real Climate Actions

Like the true-blue climate supporter that I'm aspiring to be, I attended the People's Climate March in New York City last week. I stood at the corner of Central Park West and West 77th Street and witnessed families with children, old...Show More Summary

The World’s Tallest Vertical Garden Lives and Breathes in Sydney

Designed by Parisian architect Jean Nouvel in collaboration with French artist and botanist Patrick Blanc, One Central Park's living green facade exhibits 250 species of native Australian flowers and plants. Its vines and foliage intertwine between each floor

Central Park's New Bears Will Be Bronx Zoo Grizzly Bears

Last year, Gus the Central Park polar bear died, leaving a huge, igloo-sized hole in New Yorkers' hearts. Finally, the Wildlife Conservation Society has announced who will be taking over the empty exhibit: Two grizzly bears who have been charming visitors to the Bronx Zoo. [ more › ]

Clean Potable Water a Human Right, Even in Detroit

Over 60,000 people in New York's Central Park and millions more around our planet were treated to the eclectic sounds of world-class performers at the third Global Citizens Festival on Saturday, September 27. Performers included JayShow More Summary

Park Lane Hotel, a landmark?

A mysterious effort is underway to designate the Park Lane Hotel on Central Park South a landmark. A TriBeCa architect, a Montclair, N.J.-based real estate lawyer and a former State Senate candidate... To view the full story, click the title link.

Beyoncé Central Park Wardrobe Malfunction: Jay-Z Just Kept Rapping

Beyoncé is no stranger to controversy, whether it be surrounding divorce rumors, cheating allegations or how much money she makes. But no one is ever prepared properly for wardrobe malfunctions, especially really bad ones live on stage, no matter how professional they are. Show More Summary

Feminist Art in Brooklyn: From The Dinner Party To Killer Heels

Notable art openings are a lovely and inevitable part of New York City in the fall, just like pumpkin lattes and orange leaves falling in Central Park. This year, the locus of fantastic feminist art is in Brooklyn – where I had the pleasure to explore new and permanent exhibits this past weekend. Judy Chicago [...]Show More Summary

Traffic Stopped After Man Climbs On Side Of Park Ave Viaduct Outside Grand Central

The police have been responding to a man who climbed outside the railing on the Park Avenue viaduct and who may have been threatening to jump. The viaduct runs over 42nd Street, so 42nd has been closed as first responders try to talk him down. [ more › ]

Indian PM Narendra Modi Brings Vision Of "Toilets Before Temples" To A U.S. Audience

At the Global Citizen Festival, Modi calls on activists to get behind a plan to end open defecation and install toilets in every Indian home. On Saturday, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi stood on a stage in Central Park and saluted...Show More Summary

Many Racing Cyclists Are Still Under Central Park's Speed Limit

In the span of less than two months, two pedestrians were struck and killed by cyclists in Central Park, prompting cries from various corners about the need for lowered speed limits and stricter enforcement when it comes to minding inter-park traffic signals. [ more › ]

Jay Z, Gwen Stefani & Carrie Underwood Headline Star-Studded 2014 Global Citizen Festival

New York City’s Central Park was the place to be for celebrity-watching and great music as the 2014 Global Citizen Festival kicked off on Saturday (September 27), hosted by Hugh Jackman. “99 Problems” hitmaker Jay Z took the stage for a high-energy set and even brought out his wife Beyoncé Knowles for a pair of ditties. Show More Summary

Beyoncé Suffered A Mild Wardrobe Malfunction Onstage With Jay Z In New York

Beyoncé woke up with a top that didn't want to stay closed at Saturday's Global Citizen Festival, an anti-poverty concert held in Central Park. Jay Z brought his better half onstage to perform Justin Timberlake's part in "Holy Grail"...Show More Summary

New York Today: In Central Park, With a Speed Gun

Monday: Cyclists versus reporters in Central Park, more warm weather, and it's National Coffee Day.

TV highlights: ‘Saturday Night Live’ returns with Chris Pratt as host

Jay Z, Alicia Keys, No Doubt, Carrie Underwood, Fun., the Roots and Tiësto headline “Music for Change: The Global Citizen Festival” (NBC at 9 p.m.), an advocacy concert that took place in New York’s Central Park earlier this month dedicated to help end extreme poverty by 2030. Hugh Jackman hosts. Read full article >>

Video: Beyonce & Jay Z Light Up Central Park For Global Citizens Concert

Over 60,000 people streamed onto the Great Lawn at Central Park on Saturday for the third annual Global Citizen Festival, whose end goal is ending extreme poverty by 2030. Besides dozens of celebrities (Hugh Jackman, Sting, Olivia Wilde, etc), the musical guests included No Doubt, Tiesto, Carrie Underwood, fun., and The Roots. Show More Summary

Jay Z Sings To 60,000 Testy New Yorkers

2 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

A hot Central Park concert can make crowds a little tetchy, but all the New York attitude melted into thin air when Jay and Bey took the stage at the Global Citizen Festival.

Watch Beyoncè Help Jay Z With His Global Citizen Festival Performance HERE!

After being on tour together all year, Jay Z and Beyoncè can't help but perform everything else together, apparently! During the rapper's 45-minute set at the Global Citizen Festival in Central Park, Queen Bey hopped up on stage to help her hubby out, performing Justin Timberlake's part from Holy Grail and the vocals from Forever Young. And [...]

Zachary Quinto on 'Heroes' Reboot: 'I'm Not Going to Do It'

Zachary Quinto poses backstage on the black carpet at the 2014 Global Citizen Festival held in Central park on Saturday evening (September 27) in New York City. Also in attendance at the event were model Erin Heatherton, Colin Egglesfield, and Maggie Grace. Zach recently chatted with CBS News about the upcoming Heroes reboot coming to [...]

Sting And No Doubt Perform 'Message In A Bottle,' Jay Z Brings Out Beyonce At Global Citizen Fest

No Doubt took the stage for the first time in a long time on Saturday during the Global Citizen Festival on Saturday in New York's Central Park. Joining Gwen Stefani and company on stage for their encore was the great Sting, assisting...Show More Summary

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