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As Government Talks Debt, Frugal New Yorkers Give Tips

New Yorkers give the government advice on handling its finances.

Midtown & Theater District »

Eataly Trying to Lure President Obama to Flatiron for Birthday Toast

The Italian food emporium is hoping President Barack Obama will pay them a visit to celebrate his 50th birthday with a 1961 Barolo.

Midtown & Theater District »

Justin Bieber Meets 9/11 Teens at Macy's as President Promised, Report Says

Payton Wall, of NJ, had been promised a meeting with Bieber by President Obama at a Ground Zero ceremony in May.

Midtown & Theater District »

Obama Gives Gay Marriage Scant Mention at LGBT Fundraiser

Obama spoke at the Sheraton on 53rd Street and Seventh Avenue during one of three Manhattan fundraisers Thursday.

Midtown & Theater District »

Same-Sex Marriage Vote Nears as GOP Senators Plan to Meet

Legislators are nearing an agreement about exemptions for religious organizations.

Midtown & Theater District »

President Obama and Justin Bieber Visits Create Perfect Storm for Traffic

A visit by President Barack Obama and pop-idol Justin Bieber is likely to give commuters headaches all around.

Midtown & Theater District »

Justin Bieber Comes to Macy's Thursday

Justin Bieber will head to Macy's on 34th St. Thursday, on the same day Barack Obama heads to Midtown.

Manhattan »

Why Barack Obama Using Twitter is a Terrible Idea

Sree Sreenivasan reacts to news that the president is going to be tweeting.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

President Obama Returns to Manhattan For Fundraisers

President Obama will tie up traffic with his fourth city visit this year.

Midtown & Theater District »

Three Manhattan Residents Join Controversial Mission to Gaza

Three Manhattan residents will join the second "Freedom Flotilla" protest in Gaza, which turned deadly last year.

Manhattan »

Anthony Weiner Resigns in Wake of Sexting Scandal

The Congressman said he would step down in the wake of a sexting scandal that spiraled out of control.

Manhattan »

Anthony Weiner Scheduled to Share Wisdom at High School Graduation

Weiner is currently scheduled to give a graduation speech at Brooklyn Tech High School on June 27.

Midtown & Theater District »

Sarah Palin and Donald Trump Talk Politics, Grab Dinner

Potential 2012 presidential candidate Sarah Palin met ex-candidate Donald Trump in Midtown Tuesday.

Downtown »

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.