Airbnb defends decision to drop 1500 listings before handing over books

Airbnb defends decision to drop 1500 listings before handing over books
In admitting its actions, the online home-sharing company said that the listings removed from its platform in New York City “were controlled by commercial operators and did not reflect Airbnb's vision for our community.” The letter was released ahead …
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New York Health Department fails to inspect dozens of diagnostic, treatment
ALBANY — Dozens of diagnostic and treatment facilities in New York are past due for state inspections, the Daily News has learned. The state Health Department admits to 32 facilities having not been inspected on time. Half are in New York City …
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Alleged slashers careers' cut short in NYC
New York, N.Y. –A man accused of slashing at least two New York City women in January is facing charges in Manhattan and the Bronx, and another man was arrested this week for cutting a woman on a city subway platform in Brooklyn. According to CBS …
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Jonny McGovern of "Hey Qween" — "This Season's Guests are Ready To Spill The

Jonny McGovern of "Hey Qween" — "This Season's Guests are Ready To Spill The
Tracks like "Soccer Practice" and "Something for the Fellas" were part of the soundtrack of New York City, and along with glitterati like ErickaToure Aviance and Linda James, the original "Gay Pimp" ruled New York City. Having made the move to Los …
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Ivan Kane's new non-traditional nightclub to open at Tropicana
Ivan Kane redefined the nightclub scene in Atlantic City when he opened his Royal Jelly Burlesque Nightclub at Revel. Now, he plans to … I am creating something that people will travel to Tropicana from New York and Philadelphia, as well as locals …
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The kings of New York dining are agonizing over a decision that could change
When the commission was convened, however, industry groups tried to present a proposal that Andrew Rigie of the New York City Hospitality Alliance called a "progressive" solution. The industry group wanted the base minimum wage for tipped workers to …
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Drinking With Archibald Motley
There's the frenetic ''Nightlife'' from 1943, depicting a busy nightclub, through which waiters carefully navigate their cocktail-laden trays among dancing couples, while two barmen are in the weeds. Near the end of his life, in an interview with the …
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How Dan and Brooke Neidich Support The Arts

How Dan and Brooke Neidich Support The Arts
Outside New York City, Neidich and Brooke have recently funded Telluride Mountainfilm, and LAND (Los Angeles Nomadic Division), "a non-profit organization founded in 2009 committed to curating site-specific public art exhibitions in Los Angeles and …
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About 300 celebrate rich history at Anderson Arts Center
"I remember our first Boys Choir, when we had a very talented 8-year-old named Jarvis Antonio Green," said Beard, referring to a youngster who eventually majored in music at Anderson University and now leads a community arts program in New York City …
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Kanye West Announces New Album To Debut This Summer As Tour Rumors Swirl
Right now, the only date the rapper has scheduled is his June 5 appearance in New York City where he will headline the Governors Ball NYC Music Festival. While it would make sense for Kanye to go on tour in support of "The Life of Pablo," he confirmed …
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Bryson Tiller Takes 'Trap Soul' to New Heights at New York City Show
Bryson Tiller Takes 'Trap Soul' to New Heights at New York City Show. By Sidney Madden February … The Bryson Mania of the Trapsoul Tour started as early as 8:30 PM as a line formed around the block outside of New York's Webster Hall, winding all the …
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The Five Borough Backlot: TV Shooting Locations in New York City

The Five Borough Backlot: TV Shooting Locations in New York City
If you think you're running into more TV camera crews these days, it's not just your imagination. The number of scripted television shows produced in New York City has more than quadrupled since 2002 according to a report out last fall, with 46 …
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Season Eight Of 'RuPaul's Drag Race' Kicks Off In New York
The eighth season of the iconic reality show won't hit our living rooms until March 7, but the anticipation was already high last night in New York, where the season's 12 queens kicked off the show's premiere tour at Manhattan's Stage 48. We're being …
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Lamar Odom attends college baseball game on his own

Lamar Odom attends college baseball game on his own
Earlier this month, Odom attended Kanye West's Yeezy Season 3 fashion show in New York City along with Khloe Kardashian and her family. He also went grocery shopping last Friday and was reportedly “looking healthy and in good spirits.” While it may not …
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A Civil Rights Warrior, Armed With Spoons and Thank-You Notes
Her unique role there, and the form of subtle radicalism it typified, deserve to be recalled as part of the saga of race, sports and civil rights in America, three strands that were especially tightly interwoven at historically black colleges like …
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Ratings watch: Thunder telecasts dominate Oklahoma City sports ratings for the
New York Knicks' Kristaps Porzingis, above, fights for position with Oklahoma City's Steven Adams during the Thunder's 128-122 overtime victory at New York on Jan. 26. The game was the highest rated TV sports event in the Oklahoma City market last week.

Steel-Hard Skin

Steel-Hard Skin
The wonders of New York City pizza slices were extolled. Luke and Danny weren't in their costumes all the time. They wore street clothes with some style to them, clothes that I could look out of my window and see. Hell, clothes that I wanted. The …
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Moto 360 Sport review: If you haven't bought it yet, you're better off waiting
Using the Moto 360 Sport outdoors is a dream. New York City hasn't been getting a whole lot of sunny days, but when it is bright out, the display is easy to read without manual adjustment. It's also not too glaring – I find most smartphones' default …
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Royals Sign Dayton Moore and Ned Yost
The Kansas City Royals signed General Manager Dayton Moore and Manager Ned Yost to contract extensions, ensuring that the leadership of the World Series champions would remain intact. Yost, 61, entering the final year of his contract, signed on for two …
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16-year-old Saints superfan Markell Gregoire dies after long battle with cancer
In 2013, St. Jude had flowed the New Iberia High School senior to New York for the NFL Draft. As part of the experience, Gregoire stood on the Radio City Music Hall stage and announced the Saints first round pick in front of a national television audience.
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DWP Live Projection Mapping For Adele Live In New York City
… 2015 in the national spotlight once again, video production company, DWP Live, was called on to execute a projection mapping piece for Adele Live in New York City, a one-night-only show at Radio City Music Hall, which aired on NBC December 14, 2015.
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Sister Hazel brings classics and new music to Gramercy Theatre in New York City
On Feb. 18, acclaimed rock group Sister Hazel played a show at Gramercy Theatre in New York City, where they promoted their newest studio effort, "Lighter in the Dark," which was released today. Their concert was a mixture of their older hits, as well …

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Orange Is the New Black star Taryn Manning is suing New York City over 2014 arrest
In a New York Supreme Court petition filed against the city Monday, the Orange Is the New Black star alleges that the New York Police Department never should have arrested her after she was accused of making criminal threats against a woman whom …
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Entertainment venue Amphitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk opening in July
The Amphitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk, the cornerstone of the state-of-the-art Seaside Park and Community Arts Center developed by iStar, in partnership with Coney Island USA, will have its grand opening in July 2016 bringing New York City a new …
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Daryl Hall plans to stage outdoor shows at upstate NY venue
Hall opened Daryl's House on Halloween 2014 in the Dutchess County town of Pawling, on the Connecticut border 65 miles north of New York City. The Poughkeepsie Journal reports ( Hall plans to build a stage behind the restaurant to …
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The Transformation of Gay Nightlife Expert Daniel Nardicio

The Transformation of Gay Nightlife Expert Daniel Nardicio
Nardicio's director of marketing, Robbyne Kaamil, and his assistant, Sam, discuss the week's agenda: final touches on a Thanksgiving Eve underwear party; getting Irma Thomas, the legendary New Orleans soul singer, to perform in New York; an upcoming …
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I went to Brazil, even though everyone told me not to because of Zika
But I boarded my plane in New York City — with multiple cans of DEET packed in my luggage — anticipating that I would trade a Zika virus infection for an incredible vacation. And after I touched down in Brazil, I realized I made the right choice. Not …
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California-born Pressed Juicery is taking Vegas by storm
Born in 2010 in LA's Brentwood neighborhood, Pressed Juicery has quickly grown to more than 35 locations in California, New Jersey and New York, and it's set to expand its Sin City footprint soon with stores coming to the Fashion Show mall and MGM …
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