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All the Latest News from the Big Apple, Curated by a French Insider!
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Disputing that parking ticket just got easier

It turns out, you can fight City Hall. Or at least fight with better weapons: NYC makes it easier to upload evidence of your innocence online and send it to a judge.
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Pillow Fight NYC 2011!- April 2nd

Pillow Fight NYC 2011!- April 2nd | New York City Chronicles | Scoop.it
New York City’s 6th annual, and the world’s 4th annual Pillow Fight Day!
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Half Marathon Runners Take To The Streets - NY1.com

Half Marathon Runners Take To The Streets - NY1.com | New York City Chronicles | Scoop.it
Runners laced up their sneakers and hit the pavement Sunday morning for the New York Road Runners annual half marathon.
The 13.1 mile course began in Central Park, ran south through Times Square, down the West Side along the Hudson River and finished in Lower Manhattan.
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New Yorkers Want Wal-Mart

New Yorkers Want Wal-Mart | New York City Chronicles | Scoop.it
Despite fierce opposition from the city’s unions and a majority of the City Council, New Yorkers favor bringing the world’s largest retailer to the five boroughs.
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Radiation Concerns Arrive In U.S. With Flights From Japan

Radiation Concerns Arrive In U.S. With Flights From Japan | New York City Chronicles | Scoop.it
Airports across the nation, including Newark Liberty International, are paying close attention to passengers coming in from Japan.
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The 250th St. Patrick’s Day Parade

The 250th St. Patrick’s Day Parade | New York City Chronicles | Scoop.it
Images of the 250th Annual St. Patrick’s Day parade in New York.
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Cheers! St. Patrick's Day Parade Is Today!

Cheers! St. Patrick's Day Parade Is Today! | New York City Chronicles | Scoop.it
What a beautiful day for a parade! The skies are clear and the temperature is up and starting at 11 a.m. an estimated 200,000 marchers are expected to walk behind grand marshal Mary Higgins Clark, Mayor Mike Bloomberg and Police Commissioner Ray Kelly from 44th Street to 79th Street in the 250th annual St. Patrick's Day parade (it won't be going up to 86th because of budget cuts).
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iPad cads scalping buyers

iPad cads scalping buyers | New York City Chronicles | Scoop.it
A cutthroat Asian group has set its crosshairs on the flagship Apple store on Fifth Avenue at 59th -- scoring nearly every iPad 2 it can get its hands since the hot gizmo went on sale last week, to re-peddle at exorbitant prices here and in China.
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Paris vs New York, a tally of two cities

Paris vs New York, a tally of two cities | New York City Chronicles | Scoop.it
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In French, but worth it ;)
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Where To Eat Out And Give To Japan Tsunami Relief

Where To Eat Out And Give To Japan Tsunami Relief | New York City Chronicles | Scoop.it
The confirmed death toll from the 8.9-magnitude earthquake and tsunami that devestated Japan last week has exceeded 3,600, and ...
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NYPD: Cell Phone Crackdown Yields 6,200 Tickets - NY1.com

NYPD: Cell Phone Crackdown Yields 6,200 Tickets - NY1.com | New York City Chronicles | Scoop.it
As a result of yesterday's cell phone crack down, the New York City Police Department handed out more than 6,200 tickets to drivers.
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Rising Rent Threatens East Village Bodegas

Rising Rent Threatens East Village Bodegas | New York City Chronicles | Scoop.it
Bodegas are struggling to survive in one of New York's, and America's, wealthiest zip codes. Skyrocketing rents in the East Village and more competition from chain retail stores are making it difficult for the independently-owned, small convenient stores to keep their doors open for business. (Will the bodega go the way of the dodo? http://huff.to/hSygcI)
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Biking in New York City: Where To Go

Biking in New York City: Where To Go | New York City Chronicles | Scoop.it
Tourist tip: avoid the high prices of taxis; go for public transit. Even better: get adventurous and hop on a bike!
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Her Business Is Seduction

Her Business Is Seduction | New York City Chronicles | Scoop.it
Sitting stiffly in the lobby of the Mercer hotel, Catherine Deneuve isn’t given to the usual fake intimacies or actressy effusions. She offers no canned anecdotes about her 54-year career or her latest U.S. release, François Ozon’s comedy Potiche
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200th Birthday for the Map That Made New York

200th Birthday for the Map That Made New York | New York City Chronicles | Scoop.it
Described by some historians as the single most important document in New York City’s history, the right-angled layout spurred unimagined development.
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Get A Free Treat Today, It's Macaron Day NYC

Get A Free Treat Today, It's Macaron Day NYC | New York City Chronicles | Scoop.it
Today is not only the first day of spring—it's also the second official annual Macaron Day NYC, celebrating the colorful ...
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A New Yorker Is Suing His Boss For $2 Million Because Working In New Jersey Caused Him "Anguish"

A New Yorker Is Suing His Boss For $2 Million Because Working In New Jersey Caused Him "Anguish" | New York City Chronicles | Scoop.it
"It was depressing driving to Jersey. The traffic was horrendous on Route 4, and they are pretty bad drivers... and when it comes to styling, let’s jus...
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Best French Fries In New York City

Best French Fries In New York City | New York City Chronicles | Scoop.it
Before springtime finally forces me to eat green things, and not complain about the weather, I decided to dive-bomb my figure and find NYC's best French fry. Whether curly, fat, skinny or crisp -- fries seem to be the one guilty pleasure everyone can agree on.
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Bridges of the East River Inspire Poetry

Bridges of the East River Inspire Poetry | New York City Chronicles | Scoop.it
Walking across the East River bridges, and coming home with the ingredients for a poem.
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Knicks: Amar'e Stoudemire and Carmelo Anthony Can't Push New York over Pacers

Knicks: Amar'e Stoudemire and Carmelo Anthony Can't Push New York over Pacers | New York City Chronicles | Scoop.it
The New York Knicks are officially on their first three-game losing streak of the Carmelo Anthony era...
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Craigslist Congressman Resigns

Craigslist Congressman Resigns | New York City Chronicles | Scoop.it
Well, that was fast. New York Republican Rep. Christopher Lee resigned Wednesday, only hours after Gawker published shirtless photos he had sent to a woman
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Five Families of New York City: Who Is Running Brooklyn?

Late this January some 800 federal agents arrested 127 suspected members of the Italian Mafia in one of the largest-ever operations targeting the organization.
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A Bike Share Program May Come to Brooklyn

A Bike Share Program May Come to Brooklyn | New York City Chronicles | Scoop.it
The Boerum Hill Traffic Task Force heard some good news at their monthly meeting last night. Just after telling Department of Transportation Brooklyn Borough Commissioner Joseph Palmieri they were interested in a bike share program in Downtown Brooklyn, they were told they just might be getting one soon. (A Bike Share Program May Come to Brooklyn http://huff.to/fJdimC)
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Obama to raise money in Harlem

Obama to raise money in Harlem | New York City Chronicles | Scoop.it
The NYC neighborhood is an important base of support as the 2012 campaign takes off.
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Murder on the Map

Murder on the Map | New York City Chronicles | Scoop.it
Murder victims and perpetrators from the last year.
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