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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.

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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.

Manhattan »

Five Things I Learned Judging and Hanging Out at The Shorty Awards

Sree Sreenivasan on the contest that honors excellence - such as it is - on Twitter.

Manhattan »

Geraldine Ferraro Remembered as a Pioneer for Women

Political leaders praised Ferraro for changing the world for women, and for outstanding service to New York.

Manhattan »

Donald Trump Says President Obama Should Prove His Citizenship

During an appearance on "The View" Trump said Obama should show his birth certificate to prove he was born in the US.

East Village & Lower East Side »

East Village Graffiti Used for Lessons

A teacher will use the East Village's abundant street art as the basis for instruction in English language skills.

Manhattan »

Bloomberg Pushes for High Speed Rail

The mayor testified in favor of expanding high speed rail at a Congressional Hearing in Grand Central Terminal.

Manhattan »

State of the Union Address Draws Cheers, Jeers in Manhattan

President Barack Obama struck an optimistic tone in his State of the Union address Tuesday night.