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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.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Upper West Siders Tread on Conservatives

Well-known sidewalk artist Hani Shihada was recently commissioned to paint portraits of Margaret Thatcher and other political figures.

Downtown »

9/11 Memorial Opens to the Public

The National September 11 Memorial opened Monday, welcoming victims' families and survivors.

Downtown »

Thousands Commemorate 10th Anniversary of 9/11 at World Trade Center Site

The city marked the 10th Anniversary of 9/11 with a solemn ceremony at the flourishing World Trade Center site.

Downtown »

James Taylor and Paul Simon to Perform at 9/11 Memorial Ceremony

James Taylor and Paul Simon are expected to perform at Sunday's 9/11 memorial ceremony, City Hall announced Friday.

Downtown »

Downtown Residents Protest 9/11 Anniversary Street Closures

More than a dozen streets will be closed to traffic on Sept. 11, 2011.

Greenwich Village & SoHo »

Obama to Attend West Village Campaign Fundraiser

President Obama's visit to a pricey campaign fundraiser at Harvey Weinstein's home in the West Village is expected to disrupt traffic.

Downtown »

President Obama to Attend Fundraiser at Ritz Carlton Battery Park Thursday

President Barack Obama will stop in New York City Thursday night for a DNC fundraiser at the Ritz Carlton Downtown.