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Park Slope »

If the Obamas Move to NYC, Will They Be Park Slopers?

The Obamas are considering a move to NYC. Are they Park Slope people or Tribeca trendsters?

Central Harlem »

Legendary Documentary Filmmaker Albert Maysles Dies at 88

Maysles directed "Grey Gardens," and "Gimme Shelter." He founded the Maysles Cinema on Lenox Avenue.

Downtown Brooklyn »

3 Brooklyn Men Arrested For Plot to Join ISIS, Bomb Coney Island, Feds Say

One of the men said he was willing to bomb Coney Island and kill President Obama, sources said. 

Midtown »

De Blasio Blasts Giuliani for Claiming Obama Doesn't 'Love' America

Giuliani reportedly said the remarks weren't racist because Obama's mother is white.

Central Harlem »

Chef Who Catered Chelsea Clinton's Wedding to Open Restaurant in Harlem

Lance Knowling's Blujeen will serve southern classics with a modern flair.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

New Yorkers Light Up to Celebrate Eased Relations With Cuba

The United States will have full diplomatic relations with Cuba and ease travel restrictions. 

Central Harlem »

De Blasio Calls Deaths of Young Men of Color by Police a 'Scourge'

Racism was also to blame, the mayor said Monday at the Apollo Theater.

Downtown Brooklyn »

Obama to Nominate Brooklyn US Attorney Loretta Lynch for Attorney General

The president is expected to make the announcement Saturday at the White House.

East Harlem »

Here's What's Happening in El Barrio This Weekend

From pig roasts to farm festivals to block parties, there is plenty going on in East Harlem.

Greenwich Village »

Pete Seeger's Grandson Kicks Off Citywide Seeger Fest in Hudson River Park

The 5-day festival organized by Seeger's grandson will pay tribute to the musician, who died in January.

Financial District »

President Obama Dedicates 9/11 Museum at Ground Zero

President Barack Obama spoke at a somber ceremony opening the underground museum Thursday.

South Beach »

Bill Aims to Prevent Tolls on City Highways

A bill was introduced to prevent future tolls on NYC highways.

Bed-Stuy »

Rosie Perez Returning to Bed-Stuy for Book Signing

The actress' memoir details her tumultuous early life and later success.

Central Harlem »

Former President Bill Clinton Endorses Charles Rangel

The move is the latest in the escalating endorsement race between Rangel and Adriano Espaillat.

Central Harlem »

Lawmen Recall Rev. Al Sharpton's Cooperation With FBI

Former officials remember an uproarious Rev. Al when he wore an FBI wire on the mob.