President Obama Coming to Visit a Hurricane Sandy-Affected Nabe in New York Today

President Obama Coming to Visit a Hurricane Sandy-Affected Nabe in New York Today

Newly re-elected President Barack Obama will arrive in New York today to visit areas affected by Hurricane Sandy. Accompanied by Governor Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bloomberg, Obama will…

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NYC Restore: Mayor Bloomberg Launches New One-Stop Hurricane Sandy Recovery Locations in Hardest Hit Neighborhoods

NYC Restore: Mayor Bloomberg Launches New One-Stop Hurricane Sandy Recovery Locations in Hardest Hit Neighborhoods

Earlier today, Mayor Bloomberg announced NYC Restore, a new initiative to create one-stop locations that connect residents and businesses impacted by Hurricane Sandy with the services…

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New Temporary Ferry Between Rockaways and Manhattan Announced by Mayor Bloomberg and Seastreak

New Temporary Ferry Between Rockaways and Manhattan Announced by Mayor Bloomberg and Seastreak

On Friday, Mayor Bloomberg and Seastreak announced some great news for everyone who has been struggling to travel between the Rockaways and Manhattan after Hurricane Sandy - a new,…

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Mayor Bloomberg Announces New NYC Rapid Repairs Program to Fix Homes Damaged by Hurricane Sandy Quickly

Mayor Bloomberg Announces New NYC Rapid Repairs Program to Fix Homes Damaged by Hurricane Sandy Quickly

Photo via FEMA's Facebook Page NYC Rapid Repairs is an unprecedented new program announced by Mayor Bloomberg and Director of NYC Housing Recovery Operations Brad Gair today to fix…

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What You Need to Know About Mayor Bloomberg's New Gas Rationing Rules in NYC

What You Need to Know About Mayor Bloomberg's New Gas Rationing Rules in NYC

Photo ©Kristin Paulus The gas shortage in New York due to Hurricane Sandy has become an increasingly frustrating experience for car owners in the area, with hours-long lines, near…

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Mayor Bloomberg and Airbnb Announce Free Housing for Hurricane Sandy Victims

Mayor Bloomberg and Airbnb Announce Free Housing for Hurricane Sandy Victims

Approximately 100,000 people are still homeless because of Hurricane Sandy. To address the need for shelter for these New Yorkers (especially with snow on the ground now) Mayor…

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NYC Mayor Bloomberg Announces He Will Back President Obama for Reelection, Cites Climate Change

NYC Mayor Bloomberg Announces He Will Back President Obama for Reelection, Cites Climate Change

In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, Mayor Bloomberg has emerged an Obama supporter. In a press conference earlier today concerning the clean up of hurricane damage, the mayor…

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Mayor Bloomberg Announces New York’s Next Top Makers 3D-Printing Competition to Find Promising NYC Designers and Inventors

Mayor Bloomberg Announces New York’s Next Top Makers 3D-Printing Competition to Find Promising NYC Designers and Inventors

This morning, Mayor Bloomberg and the New York City Economic Development Corporation launched a new 3D-printing competition called “New York’s Next Top Makers" to invite promising…

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City Council Finally Approves SPURA Plan for Lower East Side

City Council Finally Approves SPURA Plan for Lower East Side

After fifty long years of hemming and hawing, the City Council has finally approved the SPURA redevelopment plan for the Lower East Side. Manhattan won’t be getting a new ski…

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Queens Residents Outraged Over Bloomberg's Plan to Redevelop Flushing Meadows Park

Queens Residents Outraged Over Bloomberg's Plan to Redevelop Flushing Meadows Park

Photo via Flapane Earlier this year, Mayor Bloomberg announced a massive plan to transform Willets Point, Queens into a mega complex including a mall, movie theaters, parking lots…

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World's Largest Ferris Wheel Coming to Staten Island - and It Will Be Eco-Friendly!

World's Largest Ferris Wheel Coming to Staten Island - and It Will Be Eco-Friendly!

Dubbed The New York Wheel, the ferris wheel will be 84 feet higher than the Singapore Flyer, which is currently the world's tallest ferris wheel. The New York Wheel will have thirty-six…

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PHOTOS: See Inside the Brooklyn Nets' New Barclays Center Arena Before It Opens to the Public

PHOTOS: See Inside the Brooklyn Nets' New Barclays Center Arena Before It Opens to the Public

The new Barclays Center Arena marks the return of major league sports to Brooklyn, which has had a hole in its heart since the Dodgers moved to Los Angeles in 1957. It was all smiles at…

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Discovering Columbus: Step Inside Christopher Columbus' Fancy 60 Ft. High Upper West Side Apt.

Discovering Columbus: Step Inside Christopher Columbus' Fancy 60 Ft. High Upper West Side Apt.

Tatzu Nishi was brought to New York by the Public Art Fund in order to find the perfect project for our city streets. He stumbled upon the Christopher Columbus statue and was…

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Mayor Bloomberg's Controversial NYC Soda Ban Approved by Board of Health

Mayor Bloomberg's Controversial NYC Soda Ban Approved by Board of Health

The New York City Board of Health has approved Mayor Bloomberg's controversial plan to ban large sodas and sugary drinks throughout the city. Aimed at curbing obesity, this is the first…

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9/11 Museum Delayed Again Due to Feud Between Bloomberg And Cuomo

9/11 Museum Delayed Again Due to Feud Between Bloomberg And Cuomo

If ever there was a reason for New York politicians to put their differences aside and join together for the greater good, we think bringing the city's long-awaited September 11th…

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PHOTOS: See Inside IKEA Brooklyn's Tiny 391 Sq. Ft. Model Apartment

PHOTOS: See Inside IKEA Brooklyn's Tiny 391 Sq. Ft. Model Apartment

Small space living is nothing new to New Yorkers, but it wasn't until recently that micro apartments of 400 sq. ft. and under started becoming en vogue. The mindset change was largely…

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Whole Foods and Mayor Bloomberg Place 57 New Salad Bars in NYC Public Schools

Whole Foods and Mayor Bloomberg Place 57 New Salad Bars in NYC Public Schools

©NatalieMaynor To commemorate its new location on 57th Street in Manhattan, Whole Foods has donated 57 salad bars to public elementary schools in NYC. The supermarket giant…

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Mayor Bloomberg Announces Plans for Revitalizing New Shark Exhibit at Coney Island Aquarium

Mayor Bloomberg Announces Plans for Revitalizing New Shark Exhibit at Coney Island Aquarium

People yelling "Shark!" at Coney Island will soon be a good thing now that NYC and the Wildlife Conservation Society have teamed up with The Portico Group to build an amazing new…

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Mayor Bloomberg Recognizes 10 Starchitect-Designed City Projects That Change NYC for the Better

Mayor Bloomberg Recognizes 10 Starchitect-Designed City Projects That Change NYC for the Better

One of the projects honored was the fifth phase of Riverside Park South by Thomas Balsley Associates and Sage and Coombe Architects. The green glass pavilion is slated for construction…

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Mayor Bloomberg Cuts Ribbon on the High Line’s Newly Renamed Tiffany & Co. Foundation Overlook

Mayor Bloomberg Cuts Ribbon on the High Line’s Newly Renamed Tiffany & Co. Foundation Overlook

Without the Tiffany & Co Foundation, there might not have been a High Line park. The foundation has been instrumental in helping Friends of the High Line raise the necessary funds…

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Mayor Bloomberg's New

Mayor Bloomberg's New "Shop Healthy" Program Makes You Exercise for Your Junk Food

Next time you're looking for a candy bar at your local bodega, you may have to really search! This week, Mayor Bloomberg continued his controversial crusade for health  by urging NYC…

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NYC Turns Old Pay Phones into Free WiFi Hotspots!

NYC Turns Old Pay Phones into Free WiFi Hotspots!

New York City has just announced a new pilot program that will turn all those old, unused public payphone booths around the city into free WiFi hotspots. New York's Department of…

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adAPT NYC: Mayor Bloomberg Announces Competition to Design Super Small Apartment Units for NY

adAPT NYC: Mayor Bloomberg Announces Competition to Design Super Small Apartment Units for NY

We didn't know Bloomberg liked his spaces so tiny! Mayor Bloomberg just announced New York City's new adAPT NYC competition, which challenges architects to design a new apartment…

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Mayor Bloomberg Announces Plan for Willets Point, Queens to be Revamped into New Green Neighborhood

Mayor Bloomberg Announces Plan for Willets Point, Queens to be Revamped into New Green Neighborhood

The 62-acre site will be redeveloped over the next 15 years, starting with the controversial relocation of residents and businesses during the first phase of the project. Unhappy…

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Mayor Bloomberg Makes a Plan to Ban Sodas and Sugary Drinks Across NYC

Mayor Bloomberg Makes a Plan to Ban Sodas and Sugary Drinks Across NYC

In a mission to make New Yorkers more healthy, Mayor Bloomberg is planning a ban of sodas and sugary drinks across the city. Soda, iced teas, and sports drinks that are over 16 ounces…

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