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PHOTOS: July 4th Fireworks In NYC

PHOTOS: July 4th Fireworks In NYC | New York City Chronicles | Scoop.it
Wednesday evening, Macy's annual Fourth of July fireworks extravaganza lit up the sky, providing New Yorkers with a show unlike any other.
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5 Fab Photos Of NYC From Up High

5 Fab Photos Of NYC From Up High | New York City Chronicles | Scoop.it
From the ground it can be hard sometimes to get a good sense of just how big our very vertical metropolis is. Y'know, unless you are rooftopping—which really, no.
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Slow Down! Speed Cameras Could Be Coming To NYC

Slow Down! Speed Cameras Could Be Coming To NYC | New York City Chronicles | Scoop.it
Times Square could probably use crawl cameras more than speed cameras, amiright? (Gary Burke's flickr). New York City drivers could soon have another set of cameras to worry about.
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12 Date Ideas To Make You Run For The Hills

12 Date Ideas To Make You Run For The Hills | New York City Chronicles | Scoop.it
In the spirit of Liz Lemon, who admonishes against "sexually transmitted crazy mouth" and other harrowing dating dealbreakers, we've compiled a list of red flags for your courting adventures here in New York City.
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Soda ban gets a Board of Health hearing

Soda ban gets a Board of Health hearing | New York City Chronicles | Scoop.it
Mayor Michael Bloomberg is introducing the proposal Tuesday, paving the way for a public comment period and potential adoption in the fall.
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Visiting NYC? Where to Eat in New York, The Best Restaurants And More

Visiting NYC? Where to Eat in New York, The Best Restaurants And More | New York City Chronicles | Scoop.it
Once a week or so, the question pops up in the New York talk boards: "I'm coming to the city for two days. Where should I eat?" It's a question so open-ended that it's tough to answer. And most days...
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Taxi and Limousine Commission to consider raising yellow cab fares as soon as this summer 

Taxi and Limousine Commission to consider raising yellow cab fares as soon as this summer  | New York City Chronicles | Scoop.it
Taxi and Limousine Commission may raise fares as soon as this summer. The commission has scheduled a public hearing for May 31.
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Shake Shack To Open Atop 1 WTC?

Shake Shack To Open Atop 1 WTC? | New York City Chronicles | Scoop.it
New York City's tallest skyscraper may be receiving the Danny Meyer touch, as the restauranteur is one of seven vying to operate 1 World Trade Center's official restaurant atop the building's three-story observation deck.
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BREAKING: Citibank Is Sponsor of NYC Bike Share, “Citibike”

BREAKING: Citibank Is Sponsor of NYC Bike Share, “Citibike” | New York City Chronicles | Scoop.it
NYC's new taxi's may be apple green, but the 10,000 bike share bikes hitting city streets this summer will be blue, Citibank blue. This just in: New York City's bike share program will be called Citibike.
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NYPD Raids Protesters' Homes In Anticipation Of May Day

NYPD Raids Protesters' Homes In Anticipation Of May Day | New York City Chronicles | Scoop.it
The NYPD has kept a close eye on the Occupy Wall Street's May Day protest plans.
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25 Incredible Pictures One World Trade Center Under Construction

25 Incredible Pictures One World Trade Center Under Construction | New York City Chronicles | Scoop.it
25 Incredible Pictures One World Trade Center Under Construction: As of this afternoon, One World Trade Center will reclaim its title ...
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WTC’s Freedom Tower to rise higher than Empire State building today

WTC’s Freedom Tower to rise higher than Empire State building today | New York City Chronicles | Scoop.it
This is one rivalry with sky-high stakes.
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LowLine: An Underground Park on NYC's Lower East Side

LowLine: An Underground Park on NYC's Lower East Side | New York City Chronicles | Scoop.it
We all love the hustle and bustle of New York City, at least some of us do. The city is beautiful with great history and culture, not to mention a medley of great food.
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Exploring New York’s Most Hidden Spaces: Its Rooftops

Exploring New York’s Most Hidden Spaces: Its Rooftops | New York City Chronicles | Scoop.it
New York is known for its skyline jam-packed with skyscrapers straining toward the clouds. But it’s a sight rarely seen from above, looking down on the penthouses terraces, rooftop gardens, bars, basketball courts, and pools.
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Summer in the City: Our Favorite Foods to Beat the Heat in NYC | Serious Eats : New York

Summer in the City: Our Favorite Foods to Beat the Heat in NYC | Serious Eats : New York | New York City Chronicles | Scoop.it
Summer is here, which means beaches, bathing suits, sun, and sticky, muggy, uncomfortably hot weather. So we've put together some light, refreshing dishes to ease into when it's too hot to cook, or do much else besides sit somewhere and...
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Inside Chris Brown and Drake's bar brawl over Rihanna

Inside Chris Brown and Drake's bar brawl over Rihanna | New York City Chronicles | Scoop.it
A beef over platinum-selling singer Rihanna sparked a bloody, bottle-throwing melee between ex-boyfriends Chris Brown and Drake in a Manhattan nightclub during the wee hours of June 14, 2012. The two rappers were spotted inside Club W.I.P in SoHo.
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That's one way to dominate New York! Nude billboard of Rihanna is centre of attention in Times Square

That's one way to dominate New York! Nude billboard of Rihanna is centre of attention in Times Square | New York City Chronicles | Scoop.it
The image shows a red-headed Rihanna covering her modesty with her arms as she promotes her latest fragrance, Rebelle.
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LOOK: Space Shuttle Arrives In NYC!

LOOK: Space Shuttle Arrives In NYC! | New York City Chronicles | Scoop.it

The space shuttle Enterprise, strapped to a barge, cruised past the Statue of Liberty on Wednesday on its way to its new home at a museum on New York's Hudson River.

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No Matter Where You Find Yourself Thirsty

No Matter Where You Find Yourself Thirsty
A seven-day-a-week, fifteen-neighborhood, 105-bar cheat sheet.

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MAP: Which Neighborhood Is The Least Diverse In NYC?

MAP: Which Neighborhood Is The Least Diverse In NYC? | New York City Chronicles | Scoop.it
Despite Brooklyn's large contribution to crowning New York one of the most diverse cities in the country, one neighborhood in the borough is actually 100% homogeneous.
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How Powerful And Connected Is Mayor Bloomberg? Infographic Reveals All

How Powerful And Connected Is Mayor Bloomberg? Infographic Reveals All | New York City Chronicles | Scoop.it

Who would think that the billionaire bard and three-term mayor of New York City, who runs an international media company worth hundreds of billions of dollars and gives away hundreds of millions through various philanthropies is also powerful and well-connected?

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Historic Photos From the NYC Municipal Archives

Historic Photos From the NYC Municipal Archives | New York City Chronicles | Scoop.it

The New York City Municipal Archives just released a database of over 870,000 photos from its collection of more than 2.2 million images of New York throughout the 20th century. Their subjects include daily life, construction, crime, city business, aerial photographs, and more. I spent hours lost in these amazing photos, and gathered this group together to give you just a glimpse of what's been made available from this remarkable collection.

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Top Prizes Awarded at Tribeca Film Festival

Top Prizes Awarded at Tribeca Film Festival | New York City Chronicles | Scoop.it

“War Witch,” the director Kim Nguyen’s feature about a kidnapped African girl who becomes a child soldier, was named the best narrative feature at the 2012 Tribeca Film Festival, and its star, Rachel Mwanza, below, was named best actress, the festival’s organizers announced on Thursday night. “Una Noche,” a film by Lucy Mulloy about Cuban teenagers who dream of fleeing Havana for Miami, won the best-actor prize, which was split between two of its leads, Dariel Arrechada and Javier Núñez Florián; Ms. Mulloy was also named best new narrative director for the film, which additionally was cited for best cinematography in a narrative feature film. (Mr. Núñez and another star of the film, Anailín de la Rúa de la Torre, disappeared as they were traveling from Cuba to the festival.)

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25 Incredible Pictures Of The Space Shuttle Enterprise Going Over New York City

25 Incredible Pictures Of The Space Shuttle Enterprise Going Over New York City | New York City Chronicles | Scoop.it
25 Incredible Pictures Of The Space Shuttle Enterprise Going Over New York City: The Space shuttle Enterprise, mounted atop a 747, fle...
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