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9/11 Memorial Won't Have Bathrooms, Report Says

The soon-to-open September 11th Memorial won't have any bathrooms when it opens, according to reports.

Manhattan »

Mayor Bloomberg 'Concerned' by President's Middle East Peace Plan

"America’s commitment to Israel’s security must be unequivocal and ironclad," Bloomberg said Friday.

Downtown »

Justin Bieber Says He'll Meet 9/11 Teen, As Obama Promised

Justin Bieber hinted on Twitter that he'd meet with Payton Wall, 14, as promised by President Barack Obama.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Matt Damon to Get Award From Mayor Bloomberg

Actor Matt Damon to be honored by Mayor Bloomberg, who appeared in his sci-fi thriller "The Adjustment Bureau."

Manhattan »

Obama Lays Tribute Wreath at Ground Zero

President Barack Obama led a ceremony today at Ground Zero to pay tribute those who died in the 9/11 attacks.

Downtown »

Obama to Lay Wreath at Ground Zero Thursday

Support for the president is up after the death of Osama bin Laden, a new poll shows.

Manhattan »

The Roots Open for Obama at Times Square Fundraiser

Obama joined hip hop band The Roots at Wednesday night's Town Hall event.

Chelsea & Hell's Kitchen »

Staple Green Cards to Grad School Diplomas, Mayor Says

Mayor Michael Bloomberg wants foreign grad students to get green cards automatically.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Painted-Over Obama Mural Becomes East Village Graffiti Magnet

A mural of President Obama that was painted over by a cable company is attracting graffiti on Avenue C.

Manhattan »

Mayor Bloomberg Joins Schwarzenegger at White House Immigration Summit

President Obama brought together political, business and law enforcement leaders to discuss immigration policy.

Harlem »

Red Rooster Offers Muffins and Pastries To Go

Marcus Samuelsson's restaurant Red Rooster expands with The Nook, which offers muffins and food to go.

Manhattan »

Obama Laughs Off DiNapoli Name Fumble During Midtown Address

President Barack Obama was quick on his feet after bungling the name of New York State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli.

Midtown & Theater District »

President Obama's Visit Cuts into Midtown Business

Local business owners complained that street closures from President Obama's visit would cost them thousands.

Midtown & Theater District »

Obama Expected in Midtown for Speech at Al Sharpton's Gala

President Barack Obama will be in Midtown Wednesday to address Rev. Al Sharpton's National Action Network.

Harlem »

Obama's 2012 Campaign Ad Features a New Yorker

President Barack Obama launched another viral campaign for the 2012 presidential election.

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