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Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Marathoners Turn Solo Sport into Social Media Event

Running may be a solitary sport, but social media outlets have been connecting the marathon community and helping them train and stay motivated in new ways.

Manhattan »

10 Thoughts About Your Unfollowers

Sree Sreenivasan discusses why people unfollow you, and what to do about it.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Washington Heights Streets Get Makeover, With Nod From Bloomberg

While fielding calls on his weekly radio address Friday about street conditions in Washington Heights, Mayor Michael Bloomberg reminisced that his first New York trip was to the Northern Manhattan neighborhood.

Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

Yelp Opens East Coast Headquarters in Union Square

The online review site Yelp opened its East Coast headquarters near Union Square on Wednesday, a move that earned the company five stars from Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

Downtown »

Huddled Masses Tweet Ode to Lady Liberty

Poets House and the National Park Service are using Twitter to create a new poem about the Statue of Liberty.

Midtown & Theater District »

Twitter Opens New Headquarters on Madison Avenue

Twitter officially opened its new East Coast headquarters in Midtown Thursday morning.

Chelsea & Hell's Kitchen »

Online Supporters Rally Around Club Promoter Accused in Chelsea Murder

A group of online activists using the hashtag #FreeManny is trying to build support for Manuel Pinero, a club promoter accused of a murder.

Manhattan »

Occupy Wall Street Apologizes for Getting 'Hoaxed' By Radiohead Claim

Radiohead and Occupy Wall Street shot down claims that the band would play Zuccotti Park on Friday.

Manhattan »

Three Thoughts on Recent Changes to Facebook

Sree Sreenivasan checks out the latest changes to Facebook.

Manhattan »

Four Lessons From Nielsen's New Social Media Report

Sree Sreenivasan sifts through Nielsen's new social media report and finds lessons for journalists.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Inwood Woman is Mayor Bloomberg's Spanish Twitter Doppelganger

A bilingual impostor of Mayor Michael Bloomberg saw her Twitter feed go viral during Hurricane Irene.

Manhattan »

Hurricane Irene Playlist Gathering Strength on Twitter

New York Twitter users are rocking it out with hurricane-themed songs.

Manhattan »

Examining the Social Media Policies of Some Highly-Regarded Companies

Sree Sreenivasan takes a look at the updated social media guidelines at some renowned media companies.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Peacock Escapes from Central Park Zoo

A peacock escaped from the Central Park Zoo Tuesday and was running the streets of the Upper East Side.

Midtown & Theater District »

Katy Perry's Dress Does Smurfette Proud at 'The Smurfs' Premiere

Katy Perry donned a white mini-dress emblazoned with the likeness of Smurfette at 'The Smurfs in 3D' movie premiere at the Ziegfeld Theater Sunday.