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  • Bully, bully! Larger than life, TR returns to Nassau

     
    Teddy Roosevelt returned to Nassau today, but this time he???s nine-feet tall and made out of bronze. The county is installing a donated $200,000 sculpture of the late president from Oyster Bay in front of the newly restored county...
  • Album review: Eleanor Friedberger's 'Last Summer'

     
    Given the Fiery Furnaces’ obsessively prolific career -- member Matthew Friedberger is currently making his way through a multi-volume solo project -- it’s a wonder that Eleanor Friedberger's debut solo record, “Last Summer,” didn&...

    Your wistful summer song: Eleanor Friedberger's 'Scenes from Bensonhurst'

     
    There’s the summer song that we’re all familiar with: the blow-up pop hit that demands that we strip to our bikinis and mankinis, frolic on the beach, and bounce from party to party all night long, possibly tanked on whatever...

    Commuters turn creative on second day of strike

    Shortly before dawn, David Clinton pulled a cinnamon kayak off the rack atop a borrowed car with the hope of dropping it in the water where Newtown Creek sweeps past the end of Metropolitan Avenue in Brooklyn. But he decided against it, he said....

    Harlem's North General Hospital Declares Bankruptcy, Shuts Down

    Harlem's North General Hospital Declares Bankruptcy, Shuts Down
    Another Manhattan hospital is closing its doors, this time in Harlem. It has been just over two months since St. Vincent's Hospital closed up in Greenwich Village, and now North General Hospital is following suit. On Monday, Governor David Paterson...