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# new-york-city - Thursday 27 December, 2012

Whale beached in New York neighbourhood dies
# Whale
# Whale

Whale beached in New York neighbourhood dies

Dec 27th 2012, 8:45 PM 9,426 Views 6 Comments

The endangered fin whale was found in the Breezy Point neighbourhood of Queens yesterday.

# new-york-city - Saturday 1 December, 2012

Absent TDs, rapper dollars and 'The Talk': The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Absent TDs, rapper dollars and 'The Talk': The week in numbers

Dec 1st 2012, 7:30 PM 6,373 Views 1 Comment

What percentage of 13-year-old turn to their dads for sex and relationship advice? How many eggs narrowly missed Taoiseach Enda Kenny?

# new-york-city - Thursday 29 November, 2012

Photos: Rockefeller Center Christmas lights turned on (with help from the Muppets)
# Ho Ho Ho
# Ho Ho Ho

Photos: Rockefeller Center Christmas lights turned on (with help from the Muppets)

Nov 29th 2012, 2:00 PM 13,841 Views 13 Comments

The lights on the 80-feet tree at Rockefeller Plaza were switched on last night in front of thousands of onlookers.

# new-york-city - Tuesday 6 November, 2012

'I was the first to cry' - AP sports writer's harrowing tale of Sandy
# Looking Back
From The42
# Looking Back

'I was the first to cry' - AP sports writer's harrowing tale of Sandy

Nov 6th 2012, 10:37 AM 5,260 Views 1 Comment

Dennis Waszak had moved into his Staten Island ‘dream house’ just weeks before the arrival of Superstorm Sandy.

# new-york-city - Tuesday 30 October, 2012

LIVE: Watch the Weather Channel’s coverage of Hurricane Sandy
# Hurricane Sandy
# Hurricane Sandy

LIVE: Watch the Weather Channel’s coverage of Hurricane Sandy

Oct 30th 2012, 8:05 AM 41,765 Views 0 Comments

The hurricane is now just hours from making landfall. Watch live coverage from the United States right here.

# new-york-city - Monday 29 October, 2012

PHOTOS: New York battens down the hatches as Sandy approaches
# Frankenstorm
# Frankenstorm

PHOTOS: New York battens down the hatches as Sandy approaches

Oct 29th 2012, 4:22 PM 27,355 Views 30 Comments

The Metropolitan Transport Authority has locked up the train network ahead of Sandy’s landfall this evening.

# new-york-city - Sunday 28 October, 2012

New York: Thousands evacuated, subways closed down in advance of massive storm
# New York
# New York

New York: Thousands evacuated, subways closed down in advance of massive storm

Oct 28th 2012, 5:43 PM 25,753 Views 64 Comments

The city is applying precautions ahead of the ‘megastorm’ headed towards the US east coast.

# new-york-city - Saturday 27 October, 2012

'Frankenstorm' downgraded to tropical storm
# Hurricane Sandy
# Hurricane Sandy

'Frankenstorm' downgraded to tropical storm

Oct 27th 2012, 11:25 AM 4,238 Views 10 Comments

Meteorologists have downplayed the rhetoric around Hurricane Sandy.

# new-york-city - Thursday 18 October, 2012

Family defend Bangladeshi man arrested for NY bomb plot
# Federal Reserve
# Federal Reserve

Family defend Bangladeshi man arrested for NY bomb plot

Oct 18th 2012, 2:14 PM 4,548 Views 17 Comments

The suspect’s father said he spent all of his savings to send him to America to study so he would have a better chance at life.

# new-york-city - Sunday 7 October, 2012

Check out this life-size Mousetrap game
# Game On
# Game On

Check out this life-size Mousetrap game

Oct 7th 2012, 6:00 PM 8,444 Views 2 Comments

Gigantic fun and games at New York engineering and inventor festival.

# new-york-city - Thursday 13 September, 2012

New York City's ban on large fizzy drinks to take effect in six months
# Fizzy Drinks
# Fizzy Drinks

New York City's ban on large fizzy drinks to take effect in six months

Sep 13th 2012, 10:06 PM 15,501 Views 67 Comments

The ban had been expected and has been welcomed by the city’s Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

# new-york-city - Tuesday 11 September, 2012

Did Andy Murray really only spend $6 at his US Open celebration party last night?
# Party Time
From The42
# Party Time

Did Andy Murray really only spend $6 at his US Open celebration party last night?

Sep 11th 2012, 12:39 PM 3,612 Views 4 Comments

You’ve just won your first Grand Slam title and ended a 76-year winless streak for British men. How do you celebrate?

# new-york-city - Wednesday 29 August, 2012

Is this the ugliest billion-dollar stadium you have ever seen?
# Grand Designs
From The42
# Grand Designs

Is this the ugliest billion-dollar stadium you have ever seen?

Aug 29th 2012, 10:47 AM 3,497 Views 5 Comments

If it’s not, we want to know.

# new-york-city - Sunday 12 August, 2012

Police shoot dead a man near Times Square in NYC
# Shooting
# Shooting

Police shoot dead a man near Times Square in NYC

Aug 12th 2012, 1:32 PM 15,290 Views 68 Comments

Police say the man lunged at them with a knife.

# new-york-city - Tuesday 31 July, 2012

Could zombies walk among us? Watch and find out...
# WOrld War Z
From The Daily Edge
# WOrld War Z

Could zombies walk among us? Watch and find out...

Jul 31st 2012, 11:35 AM 5,195 Views 18 Comments

How will people react if (when?) the apocalypse comes?

# new-york-city - Friday 20 July, 2012

Look inside: Barack Obama's student flat is up for rent
# Gaff Force One
From The Daily Edge
# Gaff Force One

Look inside: Barack Obama's student flat is up for rent

Jul 20th 2012, 10:36 AM 7,812 Views 3 Comments

The US president’s tiny old apartment in New York is available. Let’s have a nosey around, shall we?

# new-york-city - Thursday 31 May, 2012

New York City set to ban large fizzy drinks
# Gulp
# Gulp

New York City set to ban large fizzy drinks

May 31st 2012, 12:55 PM 8,375 Views 66 Comments

NYC’s major Michael Bloomberg says he wants to ban the drinks from restaurants, cinemas and street stalls.

# new-york-city - Tuesday 8 May, 2012

New York City to launch public bike share scheme this summer
# On Your Bike
# On Your Bike

New York City to launch public bike share scheme this summer

May 8th 2012, 2:30 PM 3,308 Views 11 Comments

The city’s awaited bike scheme, launching this summer, will provide a “new, affordable, 24/7 transportation option for New Yorkers” according to Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

# new-york-city - Monday 30 April, 2012

World Trade Center is now New York's tallest building again
# Skyscrapers
# Skyscrapers

World Trade Center is now New York's tallest building again

Apr 30th 2012, 6:54 PM 9,987 Views 21 Comments

The new tower is reclaiming the title held by its predecessors destroyed on 9/11 – check out this time-lapse video of its eight-year construction…

# new-york-city - Wednesday 25 April, 2012

Tale of one city: almost one million never-before-seen photos of New York released
# Photos
# Photos

Tale of one city: almost one million never-before-seen photos of New York released

Apr 25th 2012, 5:36 PM 14,428 Views 15 Comments

Some 870,000 images of New York City dating back from the mid-1880s have been released for the first time – showing everything from stately ports and bridges to grisly gangland killings.

# new-york-city - Saturday 21 April, 2012

# new-york-city - Tuesday 28 February, 2012

Some 9/11 victims' remains went to landfill - Pentagon report
# 9/11
# 9/11

Some 9/11 victims' remains went to landfill - Pentagon report

Feb 28th 2012, 9:48 PM 6,957 Views 47 Comments

A report by the Pentagon has found that “several portions of remains” of people who died in the terrorist attacks were put in a landfill.

# new-york-city - Thursday 23 February, 2012

Corner men: Tipp stars to join Macklin at training camp
# Brothers In Arms
From The42
# Brothers In Arms

Corner men: Tipp stars to join Macklin at training camp

Feb 23rd 2012, 5:27 PM 690 Views 0 Comments

Eoin Kelly and the recently retired Lar Corbett will join Matthew Macklin in New York ahead of his St Patrick’s Day world title fight.

# new-york-city - Tuesday 21 February, 2012

Monaco prince hospitalised after brawl in New York bar
# Brawl
# Brawl

Monaco prince hospitalised after brawl in New York bar

Feb 21st 2012, 8:44 AM 5,880 Views 12 Comments

The 24-year-old prince, the son of Princess Caroline of Monaco, was briefly hospitalised after the brawl.

# new-york-city - Friday 10 February, 2012

New York mother launches $900 trillion lawsuit against city
# How Much??
From The Daily Edge
# How Much??

New York mother launches $900 trillion lawsuit against city

Feb 10th 2012, 3:49 PM 13,862 Views 47 Comments

Fausat Ogunbayo, 46, wants €682 trillion from the city, claiming her two sons were wrongfully removed from her care.

# new-york-city - Wednesday 14 December, 2011

Woman killed in freak lift accident in New York
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Woman killed in freak lift accident in New York

Dec 14th 2011, 6:21 PM 9,038 Views 10 Comments

The woman’s leg became caught in the closing doors of the lift, which then dragged her into the shaft.

# new-york-city - Tuesday 4 October, 2011

One dead, four injured after helicopter crashes into New York's East River
# New York
# New York

One dead, four injured after helicopter crashes into New York's East River

Oct 4th 2011, 10:16 PM 667 Views 7 Comments

Local camera crews filmed dramatic scenes as all but one of the passengers on board a private helicopter were rescued.

# new-york-city - Sunday 28 August, 2011

In Pictures: the aftermath of Hurricane Irene
# Irene
# Irene

In Pictures: the aftermath of Hurricane Irene

Aug 28th 2011, 7:18 PM 1,625 Views 7 Comments

Residents return to their homes along the east coast as New York dealt with the effects of the tropical storm.

# new-york-city - Friday 26 August, 2011

The Daily Fix: Friday
# The Daily Fix
# The Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Friday

Aug 26th 2011, 7:58 PM 1,297 Views 3 Comments

All the day’s news: Dublin Fire Brigade unions head for the LRC, Anglo’s last ever accounts, New York prepares for evacuation, and more success for Shamrock Rovers and Conor Niland…

'Don't wait until the last minute': New Yorkers evacuate over storm
# New York
# New York

'Don't wait until the last minute': New Yorkers evacuate over storm

Aug 26th 2011, 8:30 AM 254 Views 0 Comments

Thousands of Manhattan residents have been told to pack their bags before Hurricane Irene hits at the weekend.

# new-york-city - Thursday 11 August, 2011

'Unsafe' Statue of Liberty to close for 12-month renovation
# Restricted Liberty
# Restricted Liberty

'Unsafe' Statue of Liberty to close for 12-month renovation

Aug 11th 2011, 1:32 PM 296 Views 5 Comments

The National Park Service says it needs time to implement new safety measures that have been three years in the making.

# new-york-city - Wednesday 20 July, 2011

New York man 'shoved iPhone down girlfriend's throat'
# Domestic Disturbance
# Domestic Disturbance

New York man 'shoved iPhone down girlfriend's throat'

Jul 20th 2011, 3:07 PM 1,562 Views 23 Comments

Police officials say a 37-year-old man shoved the device down his 23-year-old partner’s throat during a row.

# new-york-city - Wednesday 8 June, 2011

View from New York: Jeter hotting up, just like the Bronx
# Empire State
From The42
# Empire State

View from New York: Jeter hotting up, just like the Bronx

Jun 8th 2011, 1:42 PM 108 Views 0 Comments

The temperature is rising in the Big Apple as the Yankees’ skipper heads towards a famous milestone.

# new-york-city - Sunday 15 May, 2011

IMF head charged with attempted rape following sexual assault allegations
# Strauss-Kahn
# Strauss-Kahn

IMF head charged with attempted rape following sexual assault allegations

May 15th 2011, 2:50 PM 3,344 Views 0 Comments

Dominique Strauss-Kahn was pulled from an airplane moments before he was to fly to Paris, after a New York chamber maid told police he had sexually assaulted her in his hotel suite.

# new-york-city - Wednesday 4 May, 2011

New York City gets a suburban makeover - with Nissan taxis

New York City gets a suburban makeover - with Nissan taxis

May 4th 2011, 2:35 PM 1,276 Views 0 Comments

Iconic yellow taxi fleet will be replenished with fuel-efficient models from Japanese giant.

# new-york-city - Tuesday 5 April, 2011

# new-york-city - Thursday 19 August, 2010

'We don't want confrontation: we just want to pray'
# 9/11 Mosque
# 9/11 Mosque

'We don't want confrontation: we just want to pray'

Aug 19th 2010, 8:15 AM 301 Views 0 Comments

How can an old coat factory cause so much conflict in one of the world’s biggest cities?

# new-york-city - Wednesday 4 August, 2010

Controversial Ground Zero mosque gets go-ahead
# 9/11 Mosque
# 9/11 Mosque

Controversial Ground Zero mosque gets go-ahead

Aug 4th 2010, 9:08 AM 268 Views 0 Comments

Commission dismisses claims that the building would be insensitive to 9/11 victims.