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VIDEO: New York Celebs Offer Welcome Messages for Pope Francis

A website is giving New Yorkers the chance to welcome Pope Francis to the city ahead of his visit.

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Pope Francis Heading to New York in September

The papal visit will also include a trip to Washington, D.C. and to Philadelphia.

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How UN General Assembly Street Closures Will Affect Your Commute This Week

The NYPD has announced street closures this week for the United Nations General Assembly.

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Want to Skip Work to Cheer Team USA? Here's How

As the U.S. prepares to take on Germany in the World Cup, fans are planning how to watch the noon clash.

Lower East Side »

Rwanda Exhibit at UN Raises Cash for Nonprofit Not Approved by IRS

Artist William Snyder III's Rwandan aid nonprofit had its status rescinded by the IRS in 2012.

Murray Hill »

U.N. Tower Will Bring Traffic and Shadows to Tudor City, Residents Fear

Tudor City residents opposed a plan to build a 36-story office building across from their park.

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United Nations General Assembly Shuts Down Midtown Streets

The NYPD announced traffic changes for the U.N. General Assembly.

Murray Hill »

Four Hurt After Taxi Crash Sparks Scaffolding Collapse Near UN

The accident happened on First Avenue and East 42nd Street Thursday afternoon.

Midtown East »

Kim Basinger, Mickey Rourke Reunited at 'Black November' Premiere

Akon, Don King and Wyclef Jean turned out to support Nigerian movie's debut at the United Nations.

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Protesters Gather at UN for Ahmadinejad Speech

Hundreds protested as Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad spoke at the UN.    

New York City »

Obama and Romney Visits to Cause Midtown Traffic Nightmare

With President Obama, Mitt Romney and U.N. leaders in town, brace for traffic headaches in Midtown.

Long Island City »

Gantry Park Becomes Romantic After-Hours Spot For Couples

In the evenings, the park on the Hunters Point waterfront is full of cuddling couples.

Midtown East »

Deal of the Week: 865 United Nations Plaza, #16D

Open House Insider presents "Deal of the Week," a sneak peek inside an apartment considered a good value.

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Residents Say Bike-Share Site Near UN Creates Safety Risk

The plaza is too close to the United Nations and too popular among protesters and tourists, they say.

Downtown »

TriBeCa's Megu Restaurant Wins Prestigious Luxury Award

Megu is the second restaurant in the city to win the international Six Star Diamond Award.