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Emmy Andujar of the Manhattan Jaspers (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Manhattan, Hampton Compete To Face Top-Seeded Kentucky

The winner of a First Four matchup between the Jaspers and Pirates will get unbeaten and top-ranked Kentucky in Louisville on Thursday.

03/15/2015

Corner of 34th Street and Seventh Avenue (Credit: Derricke Dennis/ 1010 WINS)

Study: Nearly Half Of Pedestrians Distracted While Crossing Busy Manhattan Intersections

The study by William Paterson University says the intersections of 34th Street and Sixth, Seventh and Eighth avenues as well as 42nd Street at Sixth and Eighth avenues are where you will find some of the most distracted pedestrians in the city.

03/14/2015

A study found most forms of parental involvement led to little or no improvement in children’s test scores and overall academic performance. (Credit: CBS 2)

Manhattan School Rolls Out New Homework Plan, But Does It Get A Passing Grade?

A public school in Manhattan is trying a new approach to homework. It involves assigning less and getting parents involved more.

03/13/2015

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5 Best Egyptian Restaurants In NYC

Our five favorites check all those boxes, and deliver a magnificent experience every time.

03/10/2015

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5 Best Food Halls In NYC

Food halls have gone from being one step up from something you’d find at the mall to destination-eats, full of an array of yummy treats you can’t find anywhere else.

03/06/2015

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Best Things To Do In New York City This Weekend

Contemplate the old adage about March coming in like a lion and going out like a lamb by heading to one of our picks for the best in eating, drinking, and merrymaking events this weekend.

03/06/2015

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5 Best Spring Film Festivals In NYC

Along with the spring thaw comes several noteworthy film festivals.

03/04/2015

A police car is seen in Times Square in August 2014. (credit: Getty Images)

Police: Passenger Held Knife To NYC Cabbie As He Drove Through Midtown

Authorities say a passenger demanding money grabbed a taxi driver’s collar and held a knife to his neck as they drove through midtown Manhattan.

03/03/2015

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Ex-Riverdale Country School Teacher Convicted Of Raping Student

A Manhattan jury on Friday found a former high school math teacher guilty of raping a 16-year-old student in 2011.

02/27/2015

Police on the scene after a man was struck and killed in a hit-and-run in Marble Hill. (Credit: CBS2)

Man Killed In Hit-And-Run In Marble Hill

A man was struck and killed Monday afternoon in a hit-and-run in Marble Hill.

02/23/2015

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5 Best Ways To Celebrate The Chinese New Year In NYC

The Chinese New Year begins on Thursday, Feb.19. What follows are our picks for the best way to celebrate.

02/19/2015

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Best Oscar Viewing Parties In NYC

While it’s fun to ooooooo and awwwwwwww on your couch, it’s even more fun to exclaim over dresses and laugh at gaffes in a group, which is why Oscar viewing parties have become so popular.

02/17/2015

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5 Best Knitting Stores In NYC

Long winter nights mean plenty of time to return to that long-abandoned quilt or to get started on that scarf. Our five favorite knitting stores in New York City offer classes, needles, and yarn galore.

02/15/2015

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NYC’s 4 Best Ice Skating Rinks

At New York City rinks, you’ll join native and non-native New Yorkers as they glide, spin, jump, and, yes, even wipe out.

02/15/2015

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Best Events To Celebrate Black History Month In NYC

February is Black History Month. Several events will be taking place throughout the city that honor black history and culture, from lectures to film festivals to concerts.

02/15/2015

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