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Surfrider Represents at Mid-Atlantic RPB Meeting in New York City

Surfrider staff made public comments at a two-day meeting of a new Mid-Atlantic ocean and coastal management body in New York City. Surfrider views this body as an opportunity to be proactive in protecting our oceans and beaches through creation of a comprehensive plan for protection and management of all coastal and ocean resources and uses.

Cole Aldrich Injury: Updates on Knicks Center's Shin and Return

New York Knicks center Cole Aldrich left Wednesday's game against the Oklahoma City Thunder with a left shin contusion. The Knicks' official public relations Twitter page relayed the details on Aldrich's injury: Aldrich was the 11thShow More Summary

New York State ranks No.7 on charter school advocate list

The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools.recommended New York lift caps on charter growth and ensure equal funding.

Shake Shack raises projected price range for its IPO

Shake Shack increased the projected price range for its initial public offering of stock in the burger chain. The fast-growing company, which began as a New York City hot dog cart in 2001, said in a... To view the full story, click the title link.

New York authorities defend storm shutdown

16 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

New York authorities and meteorologists defended a decision to shut down America’s biggest city for a storm that skirted the Big Apple, dumping the worst snow east and north. Travel bans were lifted, public transport resumed and parks reopened in the city of eight million people, easing many...

13 Photos (And One Tweet) That Show How Underwhelming NYC's Snow Storm Was

It was supposed to be "very fast and very hard," "worse than we have ever seen before," "potentially historic," and generally terrifying. For the public's safety, New York City shut down schools, parks and public transit. Non-emergency...Show More Summary

I Spent the 2015 Blizzard with New York's Homeless

I met Alberto Lora at our last stop Monday night, outside the public plaza at the Sony building, on 55th Street and Madison Avenue, as he waited in line for whatever was left of the food being handed out by the Coalition for the Homeless workers. Show More Summary

AM News: Digging Out From Under All The Blizzard Hype

Snow Day: Blizzard Shutters Schools Across Region WNYC: Snow days for the New York City public school system do not come easily, but with forecasts predicting two feet of snow and wind gusts up to 65 miles per hour, yes: school's canceled. Show More Summary

There Is Basically No Snow In New York — But, Absurdly, The Entire City Is Shut Down

I haven't seen official snowfall totals yet, but judging from a glance out the window, it looks like New York City might have gotten about 6 inches last night. Meanwhile, the entire city is shut down. Schools, government, public transportation,...Show More Summary

New York almost first for tech IPOs, M&As

New York state held onto its second-place national ranking for tech-startup exits in 2014, with 158 companies that either went public or were acquired, compared with 144 in 2013, according to a new... To view the full story, click the title link.

WATCH LIVE: Coverage of huge storm hitting Northeast U.S.

2 days agoNews : The Raw Story

New York City and other communities are bracing for a snowstorm that threatens to dump as much as 3 feet of snow in some areas. As Reuters reported on Monday, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey and Massachusetts have cut public transport and issued travel bans in preparation for the storm....

Where NYC's homeless people are spending the night of the storm

"I'm not an average homeless person," Leo Grand says, as the wind picks up and snow whips around him. Grand, 38, talks to us Monday at the High Line public park in New York City's Chelsea neighborhood, one of his main stomping grounds. Show More Summary

Dean Baquet: NY Times Failed Readers After 9/11

In a wide-ranging interview with Der Spiegel, The New York Times’ executive editor Dean Baquet admitted that the paper failed the American public after 9/11. Baquet was asked if he agreed with James Risen’s suggestion that the media as a whole failed to adequately report on the events surrouding the attacks. “Yes, absolutely,” said Baquet. Show More Summary

Map Of The Day

Nathan Yau made a zoomable map of how we commute: He zeros in on some outliers: As you might expect, a lot of people take public transportation to work in the New York City area, along with Washington, D.C. In New York county, an estimated 58% of workers use public transportation, and in the former, […]

VIDEO: Crowd Roars in Support of Teacher Who Publicly Quits Over Common Core

English Jennifer Rickert has been a teacher in New York for 22 years, and has mentored hundreds of students. But now she says she’d rather be reassigned than be forced

Convicted Ex-Virginia Governor’s Law License Revoked

Bob McDonnell’s conviction on 11 public corruption charges is not good for his law career. “Like” us on Facebook Now read this:New York State Assembly Speaker Arrested For Corruption (Jan 22, 2015) Chris Christie: The Most Corrupt Governor in America (Jan 7, 2015) Former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell Sentenced To Two Years In Prison (Jan [...]

Is Bella Hadid Out Of Control? ‘RHOBH’ Daughter Is Reportedly “Partying & Drinking” In NYC

Bella Hadid is reportedly spiraling out of control in New York City as sister Gigi takes the modeling world by storm. According to a publication in the February 2 issue of OK! Magazine, via a January 23 report by Celebrity Dirty Laundry,...Show More Summary

Exhibition of rarely seen collages by Louise Nevelson opens at Pace Gallery in New York

5 days agoArts : Artdaily

Pace announces an exhibition of Louise Nevelson?s rarely seen collages. On view from January 24 to February 28, 2015, at 534 West 25th Street, the exhibition will present several works that have never been exhibited publicly. To accompany the exhibition, Pace will publish a catalogue featuring a new essay by Germano Celant. Show More Summary

Modern Farmer Eyes Summer Reboot

It was decided a few months ago, internally, that there would be no Spring Issue. But with today’s New York Times report of the last two paid editorial staffers clocking their final day at Modern Farmer, the quarterly publication’s print...Show More Summary

Modern Farmer Ends Two-Year Run After Financial Struggle

Say good-bye to those picture perfect farm animals. In what is perhaps the biggest non-surprise of the year, indie food periodical Modern Farmer has announced it will cease publication. According to the New York Times, the magazine that...Show More Summary

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