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Relics of NYC World's Fair: Eyesores or icons?

April 21, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — They were designed for the 1964 World's Fair as sleek, space-age visions of the future: three towers topped by flying-saucer-like platforms, and a pavilion of pillars with a... more »»

Visions of 1964 World's Fair didn't all come true

April 21, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Video phone calls? Yeah, we do that. Asking computers for information? Sure, several times a day. Colonies on the moon and jet packs as a mode of everyday transportatio. more »»

A look at predictions of the 1964 World's Fair

April 21, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York World's Fair of 1964 introduced 51 million visitors to a range of technological innovations and predictions during its ru. more »»

Revisiting NYC's 1964 World's Fair, 50 years later

April 21, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — You can just barely see them through the window of the N. more »»

NYC mayor: May 16 to be Barbara Walters Day

April 21, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Mayor Bill de Blasio is proclaiming that May 16 will be "Barbara Walters Day" in New York City. more »»

Exhibit recreates Warhol's 1964 World's Fair mural

April 21, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Even for a 1964 New York World's Fair that celebrated "The World of Tomorrow," Andy Warhol may have been ahead of his tim. more »»

NY court: US must release targeted killings memo

April 21, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court says President Barack Obama's administration must publicly disclose its legal justification for using drones to kill U.S. more »»

Panel discusses reforms for NY-NJ Port Authority

April 21, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has convened a panel of academics and public policy experts to discuss reforms. more »»

Report: Sandy's fallout affecting small business

April 21, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — The Federal Reserve Bank of New York says a third of small businesses in tri-state Superstorm Sandy disaster areas reported financial losses a year later. more »»

Federal Reserve eyes Sandy's small business impact

April 21, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — The Federal Reserve Bank of New York says a third of small businesses in tri-state Superstorm Sandy disaster areas reported financial losses a year later. more »»

Court rejects Exxon Mobil appeal of $105M verdict

April 21, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has declined to disturb a $105 million verdict against Exxon Mobil for contaminating New York City's groundwater. more »»

NY community college soccer player collapses, dies

April 21, 2014

HERKIMER, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities are trying to determine the cause of death for a junior college soccer star who collapsed inside his upstate New York apartment. more »»

She sold Belgian waffles at the 1964 World's Fair

April 21, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — The notion of introducing a new food to the American public is almost inconceivable in an era of TV chefs, global cuisine and foodie websites. more »»

Police: NY man tried to drown 2 officers in swamp

April 21, 2014

MONTICELLO, N.Y. (AP) — A 43-year-old man remains jailed after authorities say he tried to drown two police officers who had chased him into an upstate New York swamp after they found drugs on him. more »»

Schumer calls on FDA to drop spent grain proposal

April 21, 2014

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Sen. Charles Schumer will be at a western New York brewery to call on the federal government to drop a proposal that has the nation's craft beer brewers up in arms. more »»

2 stabbed, 1 fatally, in Coney Island

April 21, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — The NYPD says two people were stabbed, one fatally, in the Coney Island section of Brooklyn.

It happened around 8:15 p.m. more »»

Rockaway boardwalk rebuilding to begin this week

April 21, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Repair on a stretch of Rockaway boardwalk destroyed by Superstorm Sandy is slated to begin this week.

The Daily News (http://nydn. more »»

Tudor City offers tour for the first time

April 21, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — The exclusive Tudor City apartment complex near the United Nations will for the first time open some of its doors for tours to outsiders.

The Daily News (http://nydn. more »»

NY village explores microgrid

April 21, 2014

OSSINING, N.Y. (AP) — Officials in the village of Ossining, N.Y., are exploring creating an independent community-based power distribution system. more »»

Ravitch to discuss fiscal plight of cities

April 21, 2014

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Former New York Lt. Governor Richard Ravitch is returning to Albany to discuss the financial challenges facing local governments. more »»

 
 

 

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