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VIDEO: Thousands Brrrrave Frigid Water for Coney Island Polar Bear Swim

More than 2,500 people swam in the ocean for the New Year's Day tradition, organizers said. 

NYC's First Baby of 2015 Born Just As the Clock Strikes Midnight

Nurses and doctors counted down along with the TV as mother Alena Olenyukh made the final pushes.

5 Things to Do This Week in New York City's Neighborhoods

Take the kids out on the town, then attend one of the city's many New Year's Eve parties.

Tardy De Blasio Made JetBlue Flight Wait at the Gate

Roughly 150 people bound for Puerto Rico weren't allowed to board until the mayor showed up.

City is Failing to Improve School Diversity, Parents and Advocates Say

Parents are disappointed that the de Blasio administration has not prioritized school diversity.

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