JetBlue to Boost Competition Between Boston and New York's LaGuardia Airport

JetBlue to Boost Competition Between Boston and New York's LaGuardia Airport
With the new route, JetBlue will operate flights between Boston and all three of New York City's major airports, providing even more travel options for customers in both of the airline's northeast focus cities. Seats are available for purchase …
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United adding direct flights from Flint to Newark for NYC travel
FLINT, MI – Travelers will soon be able to fly non-stop from Flint to New York City. United Airlines on July 1 will add a daily flight from Flint's Bishop Airport to Newark Airport, one of three airports serving the metropolitan New York area. "United …
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Where to Watch the America's Cup in New York
The America's Cup sailing races will be held in New York City, for the first time since 1920, on Saturday, May 7 and Sunday, May 8. Officially called the Louis Vuitton America's Cup World Series, the event is a preliminary competition among the six …
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Latest New York City Music News

Bryson Tiller Cements His Rising-Star Status With Radio City Music Hall Show
With a gold debut album and a platinum single under his belt, Bryson Tiller graced the stage at Radio City Music Hall Thursday and proved he's a force to be reckoned with. The R&B crooner returned to New York City to perform for the biggest crowd of …
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Review: Bryson Tiller Brings Fresh Success and Tart Sentiments to Radio City
Bryson Tiller sang selections from his 2015 album, “Trapsoul,” at Radio City Music Hall. Credit Krista Schlueter for The New York Times. “502 Come Up,” the best song on Bryson Tiller's debut album, “Trapsoul,” begins at a woozy creep, inhales deeply …
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We like it like that: the songs that defined New York City's boogaloo craze

We like it like that: the songs that defined New York City's boogaloo craze
The new documentary We Like It Like That: The Story of Latin Boogaloo charts the spectacular rise and controversial fall of the Latin soul craze that burst out of New York City 50 years ago (Full disclosure: I am one of the interviewees who appears in …
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Tribeca Residents Complaining Ice Cream Truck's Music Too Loud
The city said residents should call 311 when they hear the loud music, or report it to NYC.gov, where there's a section called “noise from an ice cream truck.” Inspectors can be dispatched and possibly issue a ticket. So far this year there have been …
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Spare Times for March 25-31

Spare Times for March 25-31
A listing of discussions, film screenings, cultural activities and walking tours in New York City. Information on events for possible inclusion in Spare Times should be sent to weekend@nytimes.com by Friday at 5 p.m. for publication the following week.
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The Archdiocese of New York Raises Funds by Auctioning a Popemobile
The used hatchback up for auction comes with low mileage, a premium sound system and a glass roof. But because it once carried Pope Francis around New York City, bidders are willing to pay several times its Kelley Blue Book value. On the bidding site …
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Brunch in NYC This Weekend to Benefit Homeless LGBT Youth

Brunch in NYC This Weekend to Benefit Homeless LGBT Youth
Respect the Brunch, an event that began in Atlanta in 2013, has made its way up the coast and will be making its NYC debut this weekend. A Williamsburg favorite, Battery Harris, will play host to the inaugural occasion, featuring a Caribbean-American …
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Milwaukee's gay nightlife on the move
Like San Francisco's The Castro, New York City's Chelsea and Chicago's Boystown, Walker's Point serves as a sort of nucleus to Milwaukee's LGBT nightlife. For years, gay and lesbian bars and clubs have flourished in the area, also known as the Fifth Ward.
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45 Rivington Street: From Nursing Home to Luxury Condos
New York, NY—Slate Property Group, Adam America Real Estate and Vanke Holdings USA LLC, a subsidiary of China Vanke, China's largest residential developer, closed on the acquisition of 45 Rivington Street for $ 116 million. The six-story, 145,000 …
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Latest New York City Attractions News

11 hidden attractions in New York City that even locals might not know exist
New York City is packed with sites for tourists and locals to enjoy. Most — like the Empire State Building, Times Square, and the Statue of Liberty — are widely known. But throughout the massive city, there are plenty of hidden attractions and …
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Oahu Hawaii Island New Developments Meetings 2016
For those interested in new culinary attractions, groups have a growing number of options as well. … The cocktail lounge blends the speakeasy aesthetics of Osaka, Japan, and prohibition-era New York City, creating an intimate and comfortable feel.
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Mall mania! Hot shopping spots expanding across South Florida
And city governments are spending big bucks to redo Miami-Dade's iconic retail arteries on Lincoln Road in Miami Beach, Miracle Mile in Coral Gables and Flagler Street downtown. Even industrial Doral is getting an influsion of upscale retail …
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The Best Places To Travel in March
If you're looking for a quick jaunt, there are tons of exciting happenings in New Orleans, New York City, and Washington, D.C. All three cities have exciting food scenes, but they each have March-specific attractions as well, from new hotel openings to …
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Latest New York City Arts News

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Alok Vaid-Menon and Janani Balasubramanian have come a long way since meeting at Stanford a few years back. These young queer South Asian performance artists, poets and activists, who together are known as DarkMatter, challenge themselves and …
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Moving to Jersey City? Join the Club.
… side of the Hudson River, dismissed by apartment hunters. As its population soars, new housing rises and buyers get wind of the quick train commute it offers to New York, Jersey City is shedding its dingy image and emerging as a destination of …
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Best of the rest: Events for March 3 and beyond
ED SHMUNES “JOURNEYS: A PHOTOGRAPHIC COMMENTARY” OPENING: 5-8 p.m. Thursday at City Art. Edward Shmunes has been photographing for twenty-six years and more recently creating mixed media pieces with the addition of pastels, water-color and soluble ink …
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Latest New York City Attractions News

Meliá Hotels International is set to launch new hotel, INNSIDE New York NoMad
Meliá Hotels International will launch its first property in New York City in March 2016. Located at 132 West 27th Street between 6th and 7th Avenue, INNSIDE New York NoMad is within easy access of the city's iconic landmarks and attractions, including …
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9 Things to Do in the Bay Area During Super Bowl Week
Super Bowl City. The Super Bowl 50 Host Committee's “free-to-the-public fan village “ will be set up at the base of Market Street, near the waterfront, and will run through Feb. 7. The centerpiece is the Fan Energy Zone, which will include the 40-foot …
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Latest New York City News News

Officials blast federal proposal to slash M from NYC's anti-terror funding
Providing money to protect the city's 8.4 million residents “is no place to cut corners,” Mayor de Blasio declared at a 1 Police Plaza news conference with NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton and Sen. Chuck Schumer. “It is no secret that New York City is …
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NYC students maintain even scores with state counterparts on annual reading
New York City schoolkids are keeping pace with their state counterparts on annual reading and math tests, according to a new report released Wednesday by the Independent Budget Office. The study analyzed reading and math scores from the 2015 tests for …
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Latest New York City Nightlife News

New York Cruise Lines, Inc. Announces Opening of Fish Bar at North River Landing
NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–New York Cruise Lines, Inc. announces the opening of Fish Bar at North River Landing, a new three-story seafood lounge and restaurant on a 10,000 square foot yacht located at Pier 81 on West 42nd Street on the Hudson …
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