Bone-chilling cold brings misery to New York

Bone-chilling cold brings misery to New York
He'd then dash to his car, warm up and sit for about an hour. Then he'd repeat the punishing process. Dana Rosa, 32, who works for City Sights tour buses, said the cold was getting to her despite efforts to prepare. “I have on like two pairs of pants …
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New York City: More crowded than ever
In the rare case you haven't been to Manhattan lately, you should know that the number of tourists visiting New York City hit an historic high last year. This week the NYC Mayor's office proudly proclaimed that a whopping 56.4 million showed up to take …
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Here's How NYC Says It's Saving 800 Lives A Year By Cleaning Up The Air
It's been a cold winter in New York City, which means a lot of building owners are turning up the heat — and pumping more pollutants into the city's air. But the amount of black smoke billowing above the five boroughs is dramatically less than it was …
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Preventing Suicide With A 'Contagion Of Strength'

Preventing Suicide With A 'Contagion Of Strength' Adams walks the Wootton students through these eight strengths — family support, positive friends, spirituality, healthy activities, medical access, mentors, mental health and generosity. For each category, students offer up examples from their own lives. Read more on NPR (blog) Capital Playbook: Cuomo email purge On his long […]

New York City's Knickerbocker Hotel reopens more than a century after its debut

New York City's Knickerbocker Hotel reopens more than a century after its debut The Knickerbocker in New York City opens its doors to guests on Thursday, more than a century since John Jacob Astor IV built the hotel. Designed in the Beaux-Arts style, "the Knick" first opened on Oct. 23, 1906, and the building has […]

Snowstorm Unfolding in DC; Philly, NYC up Next

Snowstorm Unfolding in DC; Philly, NYC up Next Such a path through the start of Tuesday would lead to snow in Roanoke and Richmond, Virginia; Washington, D.C.; Baltimore; Dover, Delaware; Philadelphia and New York City. … "As heavy snow spreads to Washington, D.C., travel will become difficult. Read more on AccuWeather.com New York City Is […]