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Nora Ephron’s New York City Landmarks

Author Linda Yellin shares her favorite Nora Ephron movie locations across New York City.

01/14/2014

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg on December 18, 2013 in New York City.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Report: Bloomberg Spent $650M On NYC In 12 Years

A new report says billionaire Mayor Michael Bloomberg has been very generous to the City of New York.

12/30/2013

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Authorities: Missing Korean Tourist Has Been Located

A legally blind Korean tourist was missing this weekend, after getting separated from his group at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

10/26/2013

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Report: New Lease Could Mandate Admission Fee For Met Museum

A change to the city lease for the Metropolitan Museum of Art reportedly could allow the institution to charge a mandatory admission rather than a suggested donation.

10/26/2013

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Met Museum Spokesman: Claims About Admissions Policy Are ‘Fiction’

A spokesman for the Metropolitan Museum of Art dismissed as “a total fiction” claims in a published report that the museum bases pay for its cashiers on how much money they bring in despite its policy of only demanding a suggested donation.

07/07/2013

The Sacrifice of Polyxena by Charles Le Brun (credit: Christie's)

Met. Gets 17th Century ‘Sacrifice of Polyxena’ At Paris Auction

The museum confirmed it purchased “The Sacrifice of Polyxena” at Christie’s in Paris on Monday. The auction house said the 17th century work sold for $1.9 million, setting an auction record price for artist Charles Le Brun.

04/19/2013

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Cubist Art Donation Worth More Than $1 Billion Comes To Met Museum

The Metropolitan Museum of Art has received a donation of Cubist art worth more than $1 billion from the emeritus chairman of Estee Lauder.

04/10/2013

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Metropolitan Museum of Art Accused Of Duping Visitors On Fees

A lawyer is suing the Metropolitan Museum of Art, claiming the institution is purposely misleading people about how much they have to pay to get in.

03/25/2013

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Ground Broken For New Entrance Plaza At Met Museum

The Metropolitan Museum of Art has begun construction on a complete overhaul of its entrance plaza.

01/14/2013

Coal, from America Today by Thomas Hart Benton (credit: Metropolitan Museum Of Art)

Metropolitan Museum Of Art Receives 10-Panel ‘America Today’ Mural

The Metropolitan Museum of Art has received an epic 10-panel mural by realist painter Thomas Hart Benton depicting American life before the Depression.

12/12/2012

Warhol Exhibit

Met Exhibition Celebrates Andy Warhol And His Influence On Other Artists

The Metropolitan Museum of Art has mounted a new exhibition called, “Regarding Warhol: Sixty Artists, Fifty Years,” featuring Warhol’s own work alongside that of other artists who have reinterpreted or responded to it.

CBS New York–10/14/2012

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Looking For Some Culture? Take Advantage Of Free Museum Day!

30 museums across the city are opening their doors free of charge on Saturday, and more than 1,500 cultural institutions nationwide are participating.

09/29/2012

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Vietnam Vet Says NYC Won’t Enforce His Right To Keep Food Cart In Front Of MET

After getting countless tickets from New York City, Mayor Michael Bloomeberg says Dan Rossi has a legal right to his spot in front of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

07/19/2012

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Stars Show Off High Fashion At Prada-Themed Met Ball

It’s known as one of the most glamorous red carpets of the year, with movie stars, models and even a few star quarterbacks putting on their most fashion-forward outfits for the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute gala.

05/08/2012

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Security Guard Accidentally Shoots Himself At Metropolitan Museum Of Art

The injury is not considered life-threatening. The man was taken to New York Hospital.

04/20/2012

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