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Friday 27 January 2023 Dublin: 6°C


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Column: Why I ran the New York City marathon
For marathoners, New York City is one of the most spectacular routes in the world. The finishing line is a sight that never ceases to amaze or bring a torrent of emotion to the surface, writes Jackie Cahill.
# run everyone run
13 touching, inspirational and funny images from the NYC Marathon
Including an 80-year-old man and Baxter the dog.
New York gets set for marathon one year on from Superstorm Sandy
The event was cancelled last year.
# dead sexy
Sign experiment makes subway conductors (and viewers of this video) smile
It’ll warm your heart a little on this cold Thursday morning.
# News Fix
Here’s What Happened Today: Monday
Everyone’s talking about Pat Kenny versus Sean O’Rourke and the funeral of Nobel laureate Seamus Heaney.
Irish American NYC Mayor hopeful pledges support for Irish immigrants
Christine Quinn said she will “fight” to ensure New York is doing everything it can for the 50,000 undocumented Irish.
Leaked images of proposed Manhattan football stadium are amazing, but will it ever happen?
I want to go there.
# concrete jungle
Photos: The hidden world under New York City streets as new subway is built
A lot of attention has been paid to the construction of One World Trade Centre in NYC – but an equally massive construction project has been taking place under the city’s streets.
# New York
Investigation after two planes have 'near miss' over NYC
The Delta Air Lines Boeing 747 came close to a Shuttle America plane on 13 June.
Man City and Yankees to own new MLS team in blockbuster $100million deal
If they can make it there…
# Snap Happy
Mr India, GAA in NYC and United at the races; the week’s best pictures
Here’s how the past seven days looked through a lens.
# Times Square
Boston bombers were planning New York attack
The plan was to go to Manhattan three days after the Boston Marathon.
# Property Porn
Photos: Here’s what a €95 million apartment in New York looks like
The penthouse apartment at the Pierre Hotel is on the market – and if it sells, it will set a new record for a New York City gaff.
# History
IN PICTURES: 20th-century New York
Thirty-one spectacular images from bygone eras.
NYC marks 20th anniversary of first World Trade bombing
A ceremony was held to honour the six people who died 20 years ago in the first terrorist attack on the World Trade Center.
# Big Apple
Lar and the Lotto: 8 ways Corbett could have spent his $$$ in New York
Lar Corbett says he didn’t win a share of Wednesday’s jackpot — but we’ve made him a “to do” list just in case.
# need to know
The Evening with added 'faces badly in need of a fist'
Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.
# Bomb
Upscale NYC couple arrested after bomb making equipment found
The woman, who is a doctor’s daughter and has just given birth, shocked neighbours in her picturesque Manhattan village.
# Crime
Record year for crime in New York City with fewer murders, shootings
The most murders New York City recorded in a single year? 2,245 in 1990. In 2012? That number is down to 414.
# New York
Woman charged with hate crime after man pushed in front of NY subway train
The woman told police that she pushed the man in front of the train because she hated Muslims and Hindus.
Net gains: US Open adds extra day in 2013
The move came after several top male players complained that the US Open was the only tennis major that had its semi-finals and final on consecutive days.
# subway push
Controversy over NY paper's image of man about to die
The New York Post’s front page yesterday showed a man on subway tracks seconds from death.
# ho ho ho
Photos: Rockefeller Center Christmas lights turned on (with help from the Muppets)
The lights on the 80-feet tree at Rockefeller Plaza were switched on last night in front of thousands of onlookers.
# New York
New York: nanny charged over children's deaths
Yoselyn Ortega was found with self-inflicted stab wounds beside the bodies of Lucia, 6, and Leo, 2, in New York last week.
# sandy recovery
Common sense: NYC cancels marathon
Mayor Michael Bloomberg rowed back on his initial decision to let the race go ahead, calling it a ‘a source of controversy and division’.
# Sandy
Sandy recovery: New York marathon plans divide city
New York’s Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced that the marathon would go ahead on Sunday despite the clean-up efforts.
# Sandy
PHOTOS: Fuel shortages and traffic jams as New York tries to get back to normal
The United States is facing a bill of tens of billions of dollars in the wake of ‘Superstorm’ Sandy.
# New York
New York: Thousands evacuated, subways closed down in advance of massive storm
The city is applying precautions ahead of the ‘megastorm’ headed towards the US east coast.
# Federal Reserve
Family defend Bangladeshi man arrested for NY bomb plot
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.
# late night novak
US Open: Djokovic, Ferrer line up semi-final meeting
The top seeded Serb advanced past Juan Martin Del Potro last night.
# Internism
Why scarves are better than belts and 7 other musings from fashion interns
“They’re just the same as you and me; they’re normal people….”
New York: nine injured and two killed in Manhattan shooting
Several people were shot outside the Empire State Building this morning. two have been killed, including the shooter.
# New York
John Lennon's killer Mark Chapman to seek parole this week
This will be the seventh time that Chapman has sought parole.
# Shooting
Police shoot dead a man near Times Square in NYC
Police say the man lunged at them with a knife.
Robert De Niro's New York City apartment damaged in fire
The small blaze was extinguished by the NYC fire department yesterday afternoon.
# gulp
New York City set to ban large fizzy drinks
NYC’s major Michael Bloomberg says he wants to ban the drinks from restaurants, cinemas and street stalls.
# Best Friend
Man spends $60,000 on canine custody battle
Craig Dershowitz says he considers the dog his ‘son’ and has spent his life savings on lawyers’ fees in trying to win custody.
# New York New York
In pictures: New York City street scenes from the early 1900s
Archived photographs from the Bain Collection show daily life in NYC at the dawn of the 20th century.