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Best Restaurants Near Grand Central Station

Every New York City neighborhood has its food gems, and midtown near Grand Central Station is no exception. Here are the best restaurants a ten minute walk or less from Grand Central.

05/06/2014

The midtown New York City skyline, including the Empire State Building, is seen from the air over New York   (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

City Council Won’t Pass Midtown East Rezoning Before Bloomberg Leaves Office

The plan, which would have rezoned a 73-block area around Grand Central Terminal, has been the subject of weeks of contentious debate as the clock tickets down to the expiration of Bloomberg’s third and final term at year’s end.

11/12/2013

U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara (credit: justice.gov)

U.S. Atty: Midtown Building With Iran Ties Faces ‘Largest-Ever Terrorism-Related Forfeiture’

Prosecutors said 650 Fifth Avenue is operated by two companies which serve as fronts for the government of Iran, the Alavi Foundation and Assa Corp.

09/17/2013

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Midtown Manhattan’s 5 Best Pocket Parks

When you work within the skyscrapers of Midtown, or simply spend enough time walking in their shadows, you become grateful for the peace and greenery provided by these tiny parks.

09/25/2012

Manhattan Rainbow Spa robbery suspect (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Man Wanted For Impersonating A Police Officer, Robbing Spa In Manhattan

On July 21, a man knocked on the door of Manhattan Rainbow Spa on West 45th Street, police said. The victim, a 53-year-old Asian woman, answered the door, and the man allegedly showed her a shield and told her that he was a cop.

09/01/2012

Nearly $6 Million Penthouse at Sterling Plaza (Credit: CBS 2)

Living Large: Nearly $6 Million Penthouse At Sterling Plaza

It’s a nearly $6 million penthouse at Sterling Plaza in midtown Manhattan. The building is styled after the main tower of the Houses of Parliament in London, and CBS 2’s Emily Smith went inside to give a behind-the-scenes tour.

06/19/2012

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Man Bleeding From Mouth Mysteriously Dies At District 36 Nightclub In Manhattan

A man died in the wee hours of Saturday morning at District 36, a midtown Manhattan nightclub located on West 36th Street. The man was bleeding from the mouth when he staggered outside and died 90 minutes later, police said.

04/21/2012

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Mom: Cafe Threw Me Out For Breast-Feeding

A lawsuit claims that a manager of Lily O’Brien’s Chocolate Cafe in Manhattan ordered Julia Acevedo-Taylor and a friend to stop breast-feeding their babies.

08/17/2010