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The comedian had blasted lawmakers who skipped a hearing on the bill to maintain aid for first responders.
Authorities say he was radicalized in the U.S. and had been allegedly planning the attack for weeks.
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Community Works, a not-for-profit arts and education organization, has launched two exhibitions celebrating Harlem and the African American experience in New York: One at Federal Hall National Memorial on Wall Street and the other Uptown at MIST Harlem.
After spending four days in Manhattan, it was abundantly clear to my wife and me that New York City is as happening as ever. I lived in New York my first 33 years. It always feels good to come home.
Larry Keigwin and Nicole Wolcott; Photo credit: Whitney Browne * * * "They [DANCENOW] have given us a wonderful platform
As New York City grows, preservation of its iconic buildings has become a focus of concern for many who have called the city home for years.
The Lower East Side has always been a playground for oddballs, creative types who diverge from Manhattan's mold. It's a quirky neighborhood filled with idiosyncrasies and secrets stuffed in blocks and buildings. These days, south of Union Square is trending, a wonderland of bars, movie houses, and restaurants that offer a refreshing contrast to Midtown.
Jean-Michel Basquiat passed at the tender age of 27 years young, yet his body of works isn't just someone's brilliant idea to fabricate the young artist's thoughtful 'scribbles' into some artistic sense of expression.
Benjamin Scheuer sat at Buvette in the West Village, a casual grin stretching up toward his perfectly coifed 'do. "I dressed for spring today," he said with a velvet voice, sliding over words like they were made of silk.
Let this be a calling and reminder to all, that no gesture is too little. You can help people and communities who are suffering, in a variety of ways. Monetary contributions are great, but time is just as precious.
They've designed architectural spaces that don't necessarily tell the visitor all there is to feel or know. Instead, they invoke a visceral reaction -- for example, at the sight of a fire truck, crushed and shorn of its cab.
I left the gym near Astor Place early the evening of Thursday December 11. I'd felt bloated around my abdominal area for most of that afternoon and trying to workout wasn't making matters better.
On the sunny, crisp and final Monday of October 2008, three friends met at around 1 p.m. in Downtown Manhattan's financial district for lunch where buildings inspired by finance touch the sky.
Women's fashion choices are rarely motivated by reason. Each time we put on a shoe, a belt, or a cocktail ring, we hope our attire and outward appearance can have a transformative effect on our inner mood.
Far from easy closure, though, or throngs of rubbernecking tourists, the 9/11 Museum fills visitors with numbed reflection from the moment they walk through its light-filled, glass atrium. The metal detectors you encounter upon entry, with security and police at nearly every turn, have something to do with it.
A balmy, persistent breeze in Manhattan blurred the July evening into an autumnal memory. By now, I was a Chinatown bus regular, familiar with the various lines, their pros and cons, even their drivers. Snippets from different (mis)adventures melted into a slightly off-putting fondue.
From the beginning, the Memorial felt far more like a mass-scale production than it did a true effort to commemorate the attacks.
Tenement housing in the area was razed in 1967 and ever since, city politicians have fought over what to do with the land