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Jul 5, 2013

Statue of Liberty reopens for Fourth of July 2013 celebration

Statue of Liberty reopens for Fourth of July 2013 celebration
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The historical Statue of Liberty reopens this Thursday, July 4, 2013, as part of the Fourth of July celebration this year. This is after it was closed due to repair of damages caused by Hurricane Sandy last October. A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held, and was attended by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg. (From L-R) […]


Jun 2, 2013

Discontinued room service at New York Hilton Midtown starts this August

Discontinued room service at New York Hilton Midtown starts this August
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The New York Hilton Midtown, NYC‘s largest hotel, is reportedly to eliminate its room service starting this August. This discontinued room service will be replaced by a self-service restaurant that will offer various kinds of meals from breakfast to dinner. This 2,000-room New York City hotel is near Times Square and Central Park. New York […]


Mar 27, 2013

$91,500 Hermes T-shirt made from crocodile skin, most expensive T-shirt in New York City (Photo)

$91,500 Hermes T-shirt made from crocodile skin, most expensive T-shirt in New York City (Photo)
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A Hermes T-shirt made from crocodile skin reportedly costs $91,500, as shown in the photo of its price tag, pictured, and posted at TheAwl.com this Monday, March 25, 2013. The expensive crocodile T-shirt was seen in Hermes men’s store on Madison Avenue, and notably the most expensive T-shirt in New York City. “This t-shirt, to […]


Mar 22, 2013

Bon Jovi $42M home in New York City now for sale (Photo)

Bon Jovi $42M home in New York City now for sale (Photo)
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Jon Bon Jovi is selling his home in New York City, as shown in the photos below, for a whooping price of $42 million. The iconic rock star and his wife Dorothea Hurley reportedly bought the penthouse in 2007 for $24 million, and quietly listed it in 2011 for $45 million. According to a report […]


Mar 22, 2013

Millionaire 420 square feet home: Graham Hill downgrades lifestyle (Video)

Millionaire 420 square feet
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Millionaire 420 square feet home Credit: Life Edited Millionaire Graham Hill is now living in a 420 square feet home in New York City, according to a news report by Today on Thursday, March 21, 2013. The change in Hill‘s lifestyle came after he reportedly “felt his swanky lifestyle was wasteful and made a drastic […]


Mar 2, 2013

Soft drink ban: Size limit of soft drinks sold in New York City to fight obesity receives mixed votes, poll says

Soft drink ban: Size limit of soft drinks sold in New York City to fight obesity receives mixed votes, poll says
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The upcoming soft drink ban in New York City to fight obesity had mixed votes, based on a recent poll conducted by Quinnipiac University in Connecticut. The banning of soft drink in containers larger than 16 ounces within restaurants, food chains, and others in NYC will start on Tuesday, March 12, 2013. New York City […]


Dec 9, 2012

NYC Landmark Closing: Lenox Lounge To Close Due To Rising Rents

Lenox Lounge
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A New York City landmark is closing by the end of this year, international news sites reported on Sunday, December 9, 2012. Lenox Lounge Image Credit: Wikimedia According to reports, Lenox Lounge, a jazz club located in Harlem will be closing on December 31, 2012 due to rising rents. It reportedly opened its doors in […]


Nov 12, 2012

Monet’s Water Lilies Painting Sold For $43M At New York City Auction

Monet’s Water Lilies Painting
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Monet’s Water Lilies Painting Image Credit: Christie’s Images Ltd., 2012/AP Photo Claude Monet’s Water Lilies painting also known as Nymphéas has been sold for more than $43 million at Christie’s auction in New York City on Wednesday evening, November 7, 2012 as reported by international news sites that same day. Monet’s “Water Lilies was created […]


Nov 8, 2012

Lady Gaga Donates $1 Million To New York City And The American Red Cross For Hurricane Sandy Relief

Lady Gaga
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Lady Gaga Image Credit: Crushable Lady Gaga has pledged to donate $1 million to New York City and The American Red Cross for Hurricane Sandy Relief, the “Born This Way” singer announced in a statement on her website on Wednesday, November 7, 2012: Today I pledge 1 million dollars to New York & The American […]


Oct 30, 2012

Hurricane Sandy Update: Sandy Moving More Quicky Towards Southern New Jersey

Hurricane Sandy
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Hurricane Sandy is moving more quickly towards Southern New Jersey and landfall is being expected early this evening, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said in its Public Advisory issued at 2:00PM EDT on Monday, October 29, 2012 at its official website. According to the bulletin, Hurricane Sandy was located as of 2:00 PM EDT at […]