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Hackers Steal User Data From Kickstarter

The crowd-funding site Kickstarter said hackers broke into its systems and stole usernames, e-mail addresses, mailing addresses, phone numbers, and encrypted passwords.

02/15/2014

New York City Opera

New York City Opera To File For Bankruptcy

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – New York City Opera said the company will file for bankruptcy protection and wind down operations after failing to raise enough money to stage the rest of its season. “It’s very […]

10/01/2013

New York City Opera

This Weekend Could Be The Last For New York City Opera

The New York City Opera could be going silent after this weekend if it does not collect a total of $7 million.

09/28/2013

Kara Shay Thomson performs in Schoenberg's "Erwartung" during the final dress rehearsal of the New York City Opera production of "Monodramas." (file/credit: New York City Opera)

Without ‘Miracle,’ City Opera Could Be Days Away From Bankruptcy Filing

The 70-year-old company says it plans to file for bankruptcy and scrap the bulk of its 2013-14 season unless it somehow manages to reach its $7 million fundraising goal by Monday.

09/27/2013

2007 Greenwich Village Halloween Parade (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Organizers Launch Kickstarter Campaign For Village Halloween Parade

The Halloween Parade has been an annual tradition in Greenwich Village for four decades. Last year, Superstorm Sandy forced the last-minute cancellation of the event.

09/16/2013

Lauren Worsham and Daniel Reichard (credit: Carol Rosegg/New York City Opera)

New York City Opera Warns Season Could Be Halted Without Funding

The New York City Opera company said this weekend that it will have to suspend its season unless it raises $7 million by the end of the month.

09/08/2013

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Toni On! New York: Uncovering Brooklyn’s Past

This week WLNY’s Toni Senecal took a trip to Brooklyn to uncover the borough’s rich history and take a bite out of its booming restaurant scene, among other things.

08/17/2013

Greg Hindy (via Greg Hindy's Kickstarter Campaign)

Yale Grad Celebrating 22nd Birthday By Walking Across Country In Silence

While many people celebrate their birthday and college graduation with a loud party, one graduate of Yale University has decided on a quieter approach.

07/09/2013

Mermaid Parade sign on Coney Island - May 31, 2013 (credit: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880)

Coney Island Mermaid Parade Will Happen This Year

Organizers of the Brooklyn event raised the money they needed to hold this year’s event on June 22.

05/31/2013

Still From "New York Day" by Samuel Orr (via Vimeo)

Video: Time-Lapse ‘New York Day’ By Photographer Samuel Orr

“New York Day” was shot during four trips to New York City in 2011 and 2013 and the photographer hopes to produce a roughly 26-minute video showcasing whe calls “the urban and natural landscape of the world’s greatest city.”

02/25/2013

Marina Keegan (credit: "Independents")

Yale Team Still Hopes To Bring Show To NY Fringe Fest After Writer’s Death

Funeral services were held today for 22-year-old Marina Keegan. She was killed in a car crash near her Wayland, Massachusetts home on May 26.

06/02/2012

Brian August (credit: Kickstarter)

WCBS 880 Interview: Brian August Creates App That Restores The Twin Towers

What if you could take a picture of the New York skyline today, ten years after 9/11, and see the Twin Towers where they once stood?

08/30/2011

"New York, Phew York"

Smells Of New York City Compiled In Scratch-N-Sniff Book ‘New York, Phew York’

New York City is known for, among other things, well, how do we say this, its scents – both the good and the bad.

08/16/2011