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Intrepid To Reopen Following Sandy

Monday, December 17, 2012

The Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum is working to reopen this week for the first time since Sandy hit. The museum, which is based on a retired aircraft carrier anchored on Manhattan's West Side, sustained heavy damage to its Welcome Center and the electrical systems on its pier.


Extended News from WNYC and NJPR

Friday, November 09, 2012

WNYC's Soterios Johnson and NJPR's David Furst provide extended news coverage of the area's recovery from Sandy.

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Research Team Aims to Crowdsource Gowanus Canal Clean Up

Sunday, October 21, 2012

A research team from NYU's Polytechnic Institute is recruiting volunteers to help sort through data being collected in Brooklyn's polluted Gowanus Canal.

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Greek Cinema Lights Up New York City Screens

Sunday, October 07, 2012

The sixth annual New York City Greek Film Festival is underway, featuring 13 films that include a throwback to Greece’s Golden Age of film, pieces that touch on recent societal upheavals and some that explore the grittier side of Athens.  


New Service Aims To Make Voting Easy

Monday, September 24, 2012

A new online service wants to make voting as easy as renting a movie on Netflix. 

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Politicians Left Off 9/11 Guest List for First Time

Sunday, September 09, 2012

Family members of the victims of the September 11 attacks will gather at the World Trade Center on Tuesday for the annual commemoration of their lost loved ones.


NY Lab Housing Big Bang Machine Opens to Public

Sunday, July 29, 2012

A Long Island lab that is home to the only operating particle collider in the U.S. is opening its doors to the public.


The Intrepid's Enterprise Exhibit Gets Ready to Launch

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

The new space shuttle pavilion at New York's Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum opens to the public on Thursday. It will offer visitors an up-close and personal view of the space shuttle Enterprise, as well as exhibits on NASA's current missions on earth and space science, research on improving aeronautics and the rockets destined to take humans to explore the solar system.


Seas Around New York City Are Rising Faster Than Elsewhere: Study

Sunday, July 01, 2012

Sea levels along a quarter of the East Coast, including around New York City, are rising more quickly than the global average, according to a new study.

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Preparing for a Hot Summer through Energy Conservation

Monday, June 18, 2012

New York State's energy grid is in very good shape heading into the summer, according to the New York Independent System Operator, which manages the transmission lines.  And, two energy conservation programs are playing an important role keeping the system stable. 


Space Shuttle Enterprise Slow Boats It to New NYC Digs

Sunday, June 03, 2012

The Space Shuttle Enterprise will travel up the Hudson River from Jersey City on Wednesday. It will pass the Statue of Liberty and the World Trade Center before being hoisted by crane onto the flight deck of the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum. The Enterprise's original move-in date was Tuesday but organizers announced Monday that bad weather had delayed preparation work.

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Park Avenue Armory Gets Space-Age Makeover

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

NASA wants to take you on a mission to Mars. No, not that NASA -- the other one based out of the lower Manhattan studio of artist Tom Sachs. His installation, "Space Program: Mars," opened at the 55,000 square-foot drill hall of the Park Avenue Armory on Wednesday.


Not Your Mama's 'Dark Shadows'

Friday, May 11, 2012

Tim Burton and Johnny Depp's version of the cult classic "Dark Shadows" hits the big screen on Friday, bringing the Gothic soap opera back from the dead nearly 50 years after it debuted on TV. Film critic David Edelstein, of New York Magazine and Fresh Air, says this is not a remake for die-hard fans.

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Barbra Streisand to Perform First Brooklyn Show

Wednesday, May 09, 2012

Barbra Streisand is going back to her roots. The Oscar- and Grammy-winning diva was born and raised in Brooklyn, but has never performed publicly there. That will change on October 11 when she will give a concert at the new Barclays Center arena, which is still under construction.


Peek into the City's Past at the Archives' Visitor Center

Monday, May 07, 2012

The visitor center, which opens this week, will allow access to a huge trove of New York City's archival photos along with other pieces of the city's history -- including legal documents, the city's TV and radio recordings, and gifts given to mayors over the years, like a Waterford crystal baseball bat given to Mayor Giuliani by the Yankees.

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Fans Head to Woodstock Barn to Say Goodbye to Levon Helm

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Hundreds of friends and fans of Levon Helm, who died last week of cancer, are traveling to his Woodstock home and barn where he held his Saturday night Midnight Ramble concerts to say goodbye to the influential singer and drummer for The Band.

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Space Shuttle Enterprise Arrives in NYC

Monday, April 23, 2012

Space Shuttle Enterprise is scheduled to come to New York this week on the back of a specially modified NASA 747. That is, if the weather permits. NASA officials are keeping a close eye on the forecast before they give their go-ahead.

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NY Greeks Try to Provide Some Relief to Homeland

Sunday, April 08, 2012

The economic crisis in Greece has shrunk the country’s economy, cost tens of thousands of jobs and led the government to impose severe austerity measures. Now, a group of Greek New Yorkers is mobilizing to help Greece's most vulnerable survive the harsh economic times


So-Called Taxi of Tomorrow Makes Cameo This Week

Monday, March 26, 2012

Nissan, the maker of the city's next model taxicab, said it will be using the boxy van in an ad campaign to help brand the company as innovators to be showcase the company's innovation.

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Explainer: What Happens to Unused FSA Funds

Monday, February 06, 2012

Use it or lose it! If you have money taken out of your paycheck before taxes for medical expenses, you know you have to use that money by the deadline or kiss it goodbye. 

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