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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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New York City slowly returns to normal after mammoth blizzard brings near

New York City slowly returns to normal after mammoth blizzard brings near
TRAVEL BAN LIFTED AFTER HISTORIC, DEADLY BLIZZARD DUMPS 26 INCHES OF SNOW ON NYC. The snow-covered roads led to some trouble Saturday night as the NYPD issued 25 summonses to drivers who disobeyed the travel ban, Chief of …
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De Blasio: This is 'one of the worst snowstorms in New York City history'
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) on Saturday announced plans to suspend bus, rail and road travel in the New York City area, as snowfall forecasts for the region rose to as much as 30 inches. “Thirty inches would be one of the most serious amounts of …
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Snow to make roads slushy, icy from DC to Philadelphia, NYC through midweek
Episodes of snow and slippery travel will affect the mid-Atlantic states and parts of New England through Thursday. A series of weak storms moving in from the Midwest will spread rounds of snow across the Northeast. Enough snow will fall to cause …

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Leonardo DiCaprio, Rihanna Fuel Dating Rumors, Duo Spotted Outside New York
Leonardo DiCaprio and Rihanna were spotted outside a nightclub in New York City Friday night, fuelling dating rumors, EOnline reported Sunday. “The Revenant” star was also seen outside the singer's New York Fashion Week after-party in the Up & Down …
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New York City officials decide it's too cold for ice fest
NEW YORK (AP) — It's too cold in New York City for the annual Central Park Ice Festival. The Central Park Conservancy says Saturday's event has been canceled. The National Weather Service predicts temperatures in the teens on Saturday for New York.
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Latest New York City Sports News

Citi Field and Yankee Stadium Could Become Off Limits to Smokeless Tobacco
Quietly during the 2015 baseball season, Major League Baseball and the players' union jointly hired Dr. Michael Steinberg, the director of the Rutgers University tobacco-dependence program, to serve as a consultant to the sport. If any player or other …
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It's Like the NBA, Minus the Money, Fame and Fans
JOHN, New Brunswick — In the early stages of their snowy drive to Nova Scotia last month, the St. John Mill Rats occupied themselves as best they could. Their bus featured a couple of rare luxuries: an outlet for a flash drive and a small television …
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Bad Shape of Knicks Starts With the Triangle
Fisher's Oklahoma City Thunder uniform was still perspiration-soaked when Jackson hired and overpaid him because he had to. … He has also seen what happened in New York with Fisher and may wonder if Jackson has learned his lesson. Has he?
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Latest New York City Arts News

Why Play Doh Stays Hugely Popular, 60 Years Later
In recent years, new iterations have included a new compound called Play-Doh Plus and arts & crafts line called DohVinci, which is meant for older kids between the ages of six and 12. DohVinci also incorporates a different material that is meant more …
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Things to Do in Connecticut, Feb. 13 Through 21
Silvermine Arts Center Galleries, 1037 Silvermine Road. 203-966-9700; NEW HAVEN Kurt Vile and the Violators, indie rock. Feb. 17 at 8 p.m. $ 22. Josh Ritter and the Royal City Band, alternative country. Feb. 18 at 8 p.m. $ 25.50 to $ 30.
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Latest New York City Music News

Get Ready For The Panorama Music Festival AKA “Coachella NYC
Goldenvoice/AEG, producers of the Coachella Festival, announced the launch of the Panorama Music Festival coming July 22-24, 2016, at Randall's Island Park in New York City. “We look forward to bringing Panorama to New York City and introducing a new …
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Classical Music Listings for Feb. 12-18
29) This festival celebrating contemporary music in myriad forms and styles continues to bring innovative programs to performances spaces all over the city. Among the highlights are an evening of chamber music from … Ensemble ACJW (Monday) These …
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Kendall and Kylie Jenner Launch Fashion Line in New York

Kendall and Kylie Jenner Launch Fashion Line in New York
There are only a few more days before New York Fashion Week begins, but right now, all eyes are on Kendall and Kylie Jenner. According to a report from People Style Watch, Kendall and Kylie, the sisters celebrated their fashion project with mother Kris …
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The Ramones' New York: A look at the famous punk band's city spots 40 years
1, 2, 3, 4! The Ramones were the quintessential punk band in the late 1970s — largely credited with pioneering the rebellious rock scene in New York City. On Feb. 4, 1976, the Ramones staple "Blitzkrieg Bop" was released as the debut single off their …
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New York City Democrats Vie to Replace Sheldon Silver

New York City Democrats Vie to Replace Sheldon Silver
A group of New York City Democrats on Sunday will name its candidate to replace Sheldon Silver, giving an area long at the heart of New York's Democratic politics its first leadership change in decades. At least five people are vying for the New York …
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Seth Barron: New York City wants to stop inconveniencing lawbreakers
The New York City Council is preparing to pass a package of bills that will radically change the way the city enforces and prosecutes “low-level” offenses, such as public consumption of alcohol, littering, and public urination. According to Speaker …
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Deadly crane collapse in New York City

Deadly crane collapse in New York City
A crane topples over in downtown Manhattan, reportedly killing one person and injuring at least two others. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). △ Hide Transcript. ▷ View Transcript. ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) One person was reportedly …
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The cast of "The Wild Party" by Andrew Lippa at New York City Center's Encore
Off-Center alums—including Sutton Foster and Jonathan Groff—will perform on July 16 at the Off-Center Jamboree!, a one-night-only concert. Tesori will accompany on piano. New York City Center's Encores! Off-Center series presents notable Off-Broadway …
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Are Streetcars In NYC Too Ambitious? De Blasio's New York City Light Rail
04STREETCAR-1-master675 A rendering of the proposed streetcar line, the Brooklyn Queens Connector, in Downtown Brooklyn. Photo: Friends of the Brooklyn Queens Connector (Via The New York Times); deblasio New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on …
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Latest New York City Music News

Every Musician Who Loves New York, Mapped
The New York Music Map attempts to account for all of the city's famed music-makers—some very recent, some legendary; some native New Yorkers, some adopted. Both a graphic print and an interactive online platform, the map plots around 450 artists' …
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What Real Orchestras Can—and Can't—Learn From Mozart in the Jungle
The New York Philharmonic ended its yearlong search for a new music director to replace the outgoing Alan Gilbert last week by selecting Jaap van Zweden, an established conductor with an intense, demanding style—and in doing so, followed a … At a …
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Glenn Frey, Eagles Founding Member, Dies in New York City
A Detroit native, Frey met Don Henley when they were in their 20s and new to the music business. Soon after, they formed the Eagles with Randy Meisner and Bernie Leadon, quickly becoming one of the most popular rock bands of all time, with hits …
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