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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) […]


Dec 18, 2012

Columbia’s $200 million gift from Mortimer Zuckerman announced, pledge for the Mind Brain Behavior Institute

Columbia's $200 million gift from Mortimer Zuckerman announced, pledge for the Mind Brain Behavior Institute
By in Health, United States, Universities No comments

Columbia University was given a $200 million gift from Mortimer B. Zuckerman, a Canadian-born American businessman and is currently the Chairman of Boston Properties and the owner of the New York Daily News since 1993. The said fund will be used for a Mind Brain Behavior Institute for the university. Mortimer B. Zuckerman Image Credit: […]


Oct 30, 2012

Manhattan building facade collapses partially due to Superstorm Sandy (Video)

Manhattan building facade collapse
By in Natural Disasters, United States No comments

The facade of a Manhattan building partially collapsed on Monday, October 29, 2012, due to strong winds before Superstorm Sandy made its landfall, as shown in the video below. Members of Fire Department of New York (FDNY) immediately rushed to the scene on 8th Avenue between 14th and 15th Streets. FDNY working on a Manhattan […]


Jul 3, 2012

Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest 2012: NY Mayor to Preside 4th of July Contest Weigh-in

Joey Chestnut at the Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest
By in Events, United States, World No comments

Joey Chestnut at Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest Image Credit: NY Daily News The 2012 Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest will be the 97th year that the event will be held in New York City. Mayor Michael Bloomberg is reportedly gracing the annual weigh-in ceremony on Tuesday, June 3, 2012. […]


Jun 25, 2011

New York gay marriage law, signed by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo

New York gay marriage law, signed by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo
By in Lifestyle, United States 2 comments

Updated: July 24, 2011 2:50 p.m. Read New York Gay Marriage: Two grandmothers as first gay couple to wed in midnight The New York gay marriage bill was signed into a law by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Friday, June 24, 2011; after the state senate approved it through majority of votes. New York […]


Jun 25, 2011

New York gay marriage approved, won by state senate votes

New York gay marriage approved, won by state senate votes
By in Lifestyle, United States 1 comment

Updated: June 25, 2011 3:00 p.m. Read New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signs the New York gay marriage bill into law Gay marriage in New York has been approved on Friday, June 24, 2011 after being won by state senate votes, which will take effect 30 days after it is signed into law. New York […]


Apr 16, 2011

Real Life Mayors Declare April 16, 2011 as Foursquare Day 2011

Real Life Mayors Declare April 16, 2011 as Foursquare Day 2011
By in Current Events, Events, Lifestyle, Smartphone, Technology, Travel, United States, World 1 comment

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has officially declared April 16, 2011 as Foursquare Day 2011 in New York City. Quoting the announcement posted in mikebloomberg.com: New York City is proud to join Foursquare‘s founders and fans in celebrating the first global social media holiday. Mayor Bloomberg has issued the following official proclamation declaring April […]


Jan 12, 2011

School closures announced for Wednesday due to Snow Fall in New York City and whole North East

School closures announced for Wednesday due to Snow Fall in New York City and whole North East
By in Science, United States, Weather, World No comments

Image Credit: Thirdage.com Due to heavy snowfall, school closures and delays in school opening were announced for Wednesday to ensure everyones safety, according to international sites. The National Weather Service (NWS) in New England issued a weather forecasts saying that New York City and nearby areas including Connecticut and Boston, will experience an average of […]