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Five Things I Learned from #SilenceSree

Sree Sreenivasan on lessons learned from an effort to keep him off Twitter & Facebook for a day.

Manhattan »

Top Baby Names of 2010 Spark 'Twilight' Fears on Twitter

"Jacob" and "Isabella" – the names of two lead characters from "Twilight" – topped the list for the second year in a row.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Inwood Seal Returns to the Hudson River

The Inwood seal has returned to the water, but uptown residents are naming her in case she returns.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Biologists Give Inwood Seal Clean Bill of Health

After being given a clean bill of health, Inwood's newest resident is gaining popularity online and in person.

Midtown & Theater District »

Food Truck Tiff Highlights Challenge to Growing Industry

A Twitter spat between Schnitzel & Things and Cupcake Crew NYC reflected the premium on space for food trucks.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

John's Fried Chicken Is Third Neighborhood Restaurant Shut Down by Health Department This Month

John's Fried Chicken was closed by the health department after it received 82 violation points during an inspection.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Ray's Candy Store Gets Boost from Facebook and Foursquare

Business has increased at the longtime Avenue A shop thanks to a younger neighbor's online efforts.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Neighbors Say Kosher Steakhouse is Too Rowdy for Upper West Side

Prime KO, where Lindsay Lohan and Snooki have eaten, is drawing complaints from neighbors.

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.

Greenwich Village & SoHo »

Two Fans to Watch 2,454 Baseball Games in Village 'Cave'

Two baseball fans will be on display inside the "MLB Fan Cave" in Greenwich Village beginning Thursday.

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 »

Missing Bronx Zoo Cobra Now on Twitter

The deadly cobra that's been missing from the Bronx Zoo is checking out Manhattan, a spoof Twitter feed says.

Manhattan »

Lady Gaga Lauded by Lawmakers for Gay Marriage Push

Local legislators have commended the pop star for her efforts to pass gay marriage in the state.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Colt 45's 'Blast' Drink a Magnet for Kids, Pol Warns

Councilman Robert Jackson is calling on the SLA to add 'Blast by Colt 45' to its list of banned alcoholic energy drinks.