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New York City Marathon Kickoff Event in Central Park - New York, NY - Apr 25, 2012 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

New York Road Runners Hosts 2012 NYC Marathon Kickoff Event

Today was a big day for those hoping to run 26.2 miles in the 2012 New York City Marathon — including one “ridiculously photogenic guy.”

04/25/2012

Commuters step off the subway (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

MTA ‘FASTRACK’ Program Beginning Monday Night For 8th Avenue Lines

Starting on Monday night, service will be suspended on the A, C and E lines from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. from Columbus Circle to Jay Street.

03/12/2012

A man talks on his cell phone on the subway platform at 14th Street and Eighth Avenue in Manhattan on September 27, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

More Subway Stations To Get Cell, Wi-Fi Service

Six stations are already wired for service and 30 more stations will come online in groups of five, including Times Square, Herald Square and Columbus Circle, by this summer.

02/03/2012

Generator at the Columbus Circle holiday bazaar - New York, NY - Dec 21, 2011 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Environmental Concerns Raised Over NYC Holiday Bazaars

The bright lights and holiday music that complement the candy cane striped booths at the holiday bazaars in Columbus Circle and Union Square are run by noisy diesel fuel generators that one Upper West Sider complained represent environmental hazards.

12/22/2011

A black car makes its way around Columbus Circle - New York, NY - Oct 17, 2011 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

GroundLink Lets You Book Your Black Car Via Smartphone App

Need a black car to pick you up? Just pick up your smartphone. GroundLink Car & Limo Service has a new app for Android and iPhone that you can use to book a reservation.

10/17/2011

A temperature reading Friday morning in Stamford, Conn (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Grab Your Jacket! Fall Temperatures Usher Into New York Early

Fall may officially be one week away but with temperatures dropping nearly 40 degrees since Wednesday it feels like the seasons have already changed.

09/16/2011

Jennifer Lopez (credit: Tim Whitby/Getty Images), Bradley Cooper (credit: Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

Gotham Gossipist: Jennifer Lopez Spotted At Swanky Per Se With Bradley Cooper

Jennifer Lopez has never really been one for the single life. Now that her marriage to Marc Anthony is no more, Lopez has been spotted dining with another of Hollywood’s most sought after bachelors.

09/12/2011

Subway (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Columbus Circle Turnstile Gets Most MetroCard Swipes

The runners-up among most-used New York turnstiles are two turnstiles next to each other at the Jamaica Center station in Queens.

09/04/2011

Robert Darling holds a sign that reads "Looking for a wealthy lady to be my wife. Ladies not yet rich but very well off will also be considered." (credit: Robert Darling)

Jersey Shore Man Spends Days In NYC Looking For Wealthy Woman To Be His Wife

Robert Darling has been walking the streets New York City once a week for the almost decade trying to find his future bride.

08/10/2011

Smurfette, Papa Smurf and Clumsy Smurf take Manhattan! (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

‘Smurfs’ Paint New York City Blue For Release Of New Movie

The Empire State Building will go blue for “Smurfs Week” and Columbus Circle has been transformed into a “Smurf Village” with mushroom-shaped houses and a 40-foot tall inflatable blue creature.

07/25/2011

Shredded Paper (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Free Shredding Event At NYC Parks

Shred Fest is a chance to get rid of old bank statements, pay stubs, credit card applications or any other document that contains private, personal or sensitive information.

05/22/2011

Constable Mark Edwards and Detective Sergeant Richard Brown talk about Jacks PACKS and The Jack Foundation (credit: CBS 2)

London Police Officers In New York To Help Kids With Cancer

Saturday morning, 100 members of London’s Metropolitan Police Department, in full uniform, will hit Central Park for a special half-marathon.

05/21/2011

Donald Trump (Photo by Scott Gries/Getty Images)

Trump Takes Credit For Decision To Release President Obama’s Birth Certificate

“I’m really honored and I’m really proud that I was able to do something that nobody else was able to do,” The Donald said regarding the White House’s decision to release President Obama’s full birth certificate.

04/27/2011

The Global Africa Project

Childhood Friends Unite For African Art

The influence of African art is key to a collaboration and a labor of love between two scholars. They were childhood friends in Queens and have worked together ever since.

02/20/2011

(credit: Getty Images)

The Food & Sights Near Columbus Circle

Columbus Circile is a Midtown highlight that welcomes a bevy of tourists and New Yorkers alike on a daily basis. This is your guide to the neighborhood’s best museums, eats and shopping.

01/06/2011

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