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Articles about "Manhattan Events"

  • Revel in March By Samantha Martinez | March 05, 2015

    March is finally upon us, with spring not far behind. Take a minute to forget about the never-ending snowstorms and plan for the glorious weather that awaits.

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  • Roseland Ballroom To Close its Doors in April By Olivia Smedley | October 28, 2013

    Frank Sinatra, Glenn Miller, Red Hot Chili Peppers, and Beyonce: Just a small selection of the artists that have graced the stage at Roseland Ballroom. Acts both small and huge can say they have played at the legendary club, and unfortunately, not many more will be able to. Roseland, sadly, is set to shut down in April 2014 after 95 years of music and dance.

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  • New York Prepares for Super Bowl XLVIII By Thomas Faddegon | June 15, 2013

    Since the first Super Bowl was played in 1967, America’s largest sporting event has been confined to the South. With the occasional exception of a few domed stadiums in the north, NFL officials always shied away from any city where the February tradition could be disrupted by inclement winter weather. That will change in 2014 when New York becomes the first city in the history of the game to host a cold-weather Super Bowl.

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  • Fishing in Manhattan’s Waterways By Cherefawn Chang | August 06, 2012

    With all the buildings and concrete, it is easy to forget that the island of Manhattan is surrounded by water that offers plenty of piers and locations for people to cast a line. Fishing is a great and affordable activity enjoyed by all age groups. It is also a pastime that requires little travel and provides a direct way to interact with nature, something that is difficult to find in a big city. The waterways of Manhattan are home to approximately 326 species and even more that migrate through the waters. Although fishing in Manhattan is solely for sport, (Let’s face it, a meal coming directly from the Hudson River does not seem too appetizing) it is a pleasant and relaxing one that should be taken advantage of in NYC.

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  • Times Square brings yoga to the people By Andrea Garcia-Vargas | June 19, 2012

    Tomorrow, hundreds of New Yorkers will tune out the noise and the chaos of urban living to partake in The Solstice in Times Square - New York’s 10th annual free mass yoga event. The “crossroads of the world,” usually filled with swarming tourists and flashing ads, will become the heart of a meditative assembly. Four famous yoga instructors from across Manhattan will direct people to contort themselves into everything from the Downward Dog to the Sun Salute.

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  • Fleet Week Returns to the City By Gabrielle Hughes | May 23, 2012

    The streets of Manhattan are set to be flooded with uniformed servicemen for the next week, as Fleet Week has arrived once again. The yearly tradition kicks off today, bringing in recently deployed military ships to docks throughout New York City. Fleet Week’s events provide families and individuals the opportunity to tour ships of the U.S. Armed Forces, visit military displays, and observe strength demonstrations between groups of visiting servicemen.

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  • Armory Arts Week Takes Over NYC By Gabrielle Hughes | March 07, 2012

    Thousands of art enthusiasts have started flocking New York, as the annual Armory Arts Week kicks off today, and goes on until March 11. Over 80,000 patrons have come to see numerous modern and contemporary works, with paintings, sculptures, sketches having been brought in from around the world. The event has generated $50 million in the past, and with a record number of fairs opening this year, economic activity is expected to remain high.

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  • Showtime Series Inspire Design of Midtown Penthouses By Gabrielle Hughes | March 05, 2012

    Fans of the Showtime network can now immerse themselves into their favorite television shows through an exhibit of modernly designed rooms inspired by the channel's cutting-edge programs. For the past few years, the network has transformed high-end Manhattan properties into designer show houses, with several decorators called to take influence from the various original series. The latest exhibit is spread out among three penthouses at Cassa Hotel and Residences, on West 45th Street and 6th Avenue.

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  • Neighborhood Friendly Harlem Design Wins Architecture Prize By Justin Spees | February 28, 2012

    The Emerging New York Architects (ENYA) recently announced the winners of its fifth biennial design competition, the Harlem Edge/Cultivating Connections contest, which awards architects from Manhattan neighborhoods for design projects. The grand prize-winning project is titled Sym’bio’pia; it is the brainchild of Ting Chin and Yan Wang, two architects from Linearscape Architecture. Linearscape is a firm based out of New York and China that recently designed its first condo in Manhattan. The project centered on a replacement for a decommissioned waste transfer facility on the Hudson River at 135th Street.

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  • Flea Market in Inwood Benefits Businesses Destroyed by Fire By Justin Spees | February 13, 2012

    After a raging three-alarm fire took down a community building in Inwood the night of January 3rd, residents of the neighborhood immediately began hosting fundraisers to help the businesses that had been destroyed. And for two Inwood residents, it was the perfect time to put a plan that had long been in gestation into effect. “We are working on starting an Inwood flea market, some of the proceeds will go the fund,” Daniel Strong, co-owner of a vegan catering company called Chickpea and Olive, said during a Manhattan neighborhood meeting that took place the Friday after the fire.

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