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East Harlem »

Thomas Jefferson Called Dibs on Mammoth Skull, Historic Letters Show

The president wrote a letter asking to buy mammoth fossils, according to recently released letters.

Carroll Gardens »

Bastille Day Brings Petanque Tournament Back to the Streets

The neighborhood will celebrate the French National Day on July 14.

SoHo »

Posh New Prince Street Tea Shop Brings $130 Tea to SoHo

The priciest selection at Le Palais des Thés costs $130 for 3.5 ounces.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Roosevelt Island Tram Celebrates Increased Ridership on Anniversary

A revamped Roosevelt Island Tram celebrated its year anniversary with a 13 percent ridership spike.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Renovated NY Historical Society Lures Families, Foodies

A sleek restaurant and family-friendly amenities are designed to make the newly renovated New York Historical Society into a day-long destination for visitors.

Downtown »

Dominique Strauss-Kahn's Lawyers Ask Judge to Dismiss Accuser's Civil Case

Lawyers for Dominique Strauss-Kahn filed papers Monday in Bronx Supreme Court to dismiss a civil lawsuit brought by a hotel maid accusing Strauss-Kahn of sexually assaulting her.

Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

Children's 9/11 Drawings Unite France and NYC

After 9/11, children in France sent letters and drawings to the United States, wishing peace and hope in a time of sadness. Now, those letters are making a brief stop at an elementary school in Gramercy.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Madison Avenue Macaron Shop Opening Tuesday Morning

Maison Laduree, the 149-year-old Parisian pastry icon, will open its first American macaron shop on Tuesday.

Midtown & Theater District »

Dominique Strauss-Kahn Hearing Postponed Again

Dominique Strauss-Kahn's court date has been postponed to Aug. 23.