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Rats of New York found carrying a range of new viruses

New York - Scientists have detected more than a dozen new viruses lurking in rodents inhabiting the Big Apple. To add to this, the rats were found to be carrying many pathogenic bacteria.

Building Stories With Instagram Special

New York - Instagram, the popular iPhone and Android app, has inspired budding photographers to shoot and share their work, in real time. John de Guzman has built a massive following on the mobile platform by blending creativity, community, and business acumen.

Review: Past and present collide in New York Diaries Special

New York - Andy Warhol is one of many figures in New York Diaries 1609 - 2009 (Modern Library), a fascinating book covering four hundred years of Big Apple experiences and observations.

Rockefeller Tree Lighting A ''Salute To Heroes''

NEW YORK, (wnbc) Still recovering from the World Trade Center attacks, New York City opened the Christmas season Wednesday with a patriotic spirit -- lighting 30,000 red, white and blue bulbs on the Rockefeller Center tree. At 8:56 p.m., first lad...

FDNY Captain Buried As City Continues To Grieve

MANHATTAN - Fire Captain Terence Hatton was mourned by two families Thursday -- his fellow firefighters and his pregnant wife carrying the child he'll never hold. The 41-year-old was remembered at a funeral Mass in St. Patrick's Cathedral as a hero...

Commuting Rules Put Parking Spaces At A Premium

TRENTON - The ongoing travel restrictions have created an unexpected headache for New York-bound commuters who switch to mass transit -- they just can't find a parking space. Residents in several northern New Jersey towns have complained about receivin...

Harlem Welcomes Bill Clinton

HARLEM, New York - A thousand people, including a few protesters, turned out to greet Bill Clinton Monday as the former president officially opened his new office in Harlem. "Now I feel like I'm home!" a beaming Clinton told the crowd. "I am honor...

Mayoral Candidates Hit The Church Circuit

NEW YORK - The city's mayoral candidates hit the church circuit Sunday, marking Michael Bloomberg's first speaking stint in a pulpit since announcing his candidacy. At the church's invitation, GOP candidate and media owner Bloomberg spoke at the p...

Apple Tours Has Gone Out Of Business

NEW YORK - After more than 1,000 traffic violations and millions of dollars worth of fines, New York Apple Tours was forced to surrender its license. The troubled company that runs the red double-decker tour buses in New York City was fined milli...

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“The excitement  the hype-ness of (New York City radio)... the internet can t replace that   says ...
“The excitement, the hype-ness of (New York City radio)... the internet can't replace that," says Pemberton. "It’s not the same as, “Oooh, so people downloaded this mp3 today!“ Like, okay...”
 Sun Fire   The NYC Skyline in Silhouette at Sunset.  One of my biggest dreams is to one day to have...
"Sun Fire", The NYC Skyline in Silhouette at Sunset. "One of my biggest dreams is to one day to have the means to be able to explore the rest of this vast world," confesses Gucwa, "and to capture as much of it as I can with my photography and writing in the same way that I have devoted myself to capturing the essence of New York City with my images and words."
Vivienne Gucwa