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Thumbtack 'Paintings' of Black Icons Shown in TriBeCa

Andre Woolery's artwork is made of thousands of thumbtacks.

Manhattan »

Artist Shepard Fairey Pleads Guilty in Connection to Obama 'Hope' Case

Shepard Fairey pleaded guilty Friday in Manhattan Federal Court. 

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Lady Gaga Lauds Dad's New Restaurant Joanne Trattoria on Opening Night

Lady Gaga tweeted about her parents' new UWS restaurant, Joanne Trattoria, opening Wednesday.

Harlem »

President Obama Sings Al Green Classic at Apollo Theater

The president sang a line from 'Let's Stay Together' during a fundraiser Thursday at the Apollo.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Spike Lee to Host UES Obama Fundraiser, Report Says

President Obama is reportedly returning to the city, this time for an intimate Spike Lee bash.

Manhattan »

The Protester is Time Magazine's Person of the Year

Time magazine named the protester its "Person of the Year," in the wake of Occupy Wall Street.

Manhattan »

Faith Hill Not Performing at Rockefeller Christmas Tree Lighting

Grammy-award winning country singer Fait Hill is no longer performing at Wednesday night's event.

Midtown & Theater District »

Traffic Gridlock Expected for Obama Visit During Rockefeller Tree Lighting

The Rockefeller Center tree lighting and Obama's visit will create traffic headaches for motorists.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Lady Gaga's Dad Opening New Eatery with Celeb Chef Art Smith

Lady Gaga's father, Joe Germanotta, confirmed to DNAinfo that he's opening a new restaurant in the former Vince & Eddie's space on West 68th Street, called Joanne.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Uptown Community Rallies for More Jobs Amid Wall Street Protests

A group of Uptown and Bronx community groups and leaders called on state legislators to support the Obama administration's jobs bill.

Downtown »

Obama Expresses Support for Occupy Wall Street Protests

President Barack Obama expressed understanding towards the Occupy Wall Street protesters' grievances, while Mayor Michael Bloomberg defended the NYPD Thursday.

Manhattan »

Mayor's Girlfriend Says President Obama 'Has a Lot to Learn'

Mayor Michael Bloomberg's girlfriend, Diana Taylor, criticized President Obama, Senator Gillibrand and the slew of Republican presidential hopefuls in an interview with the New York Observer .

Manhattan »

Mayor Bloomberg Warns of 'Riots' Unless Economy Improves

Mayor Michael Bloomberg warned Friday that unless the economy improves, young people could riot on the streets.

Manhattan »

New York's Poverty Rate Outpaces Historic National Increase

The national and state poverty rate both rose in 2010 amid concerns over a lack of job creation.

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