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NYC’s Priceless Things To Do This Week: November 24th – 30th

Check out the Priceless Things To Do this week in NYC, week of November 24th-30th.

11/24/2014

The Franklin Lakes borough logo. (Credit: Borough of Franklin Lakes)

Ramapough Lenape Nation: Keep Native American On Franklin Lakes Logo

Members of the Ramapough Lenape Nation want the northern New Jersey town of Franklin Lakes to keep an image of a Native American on its logo.

07/15/2014

Belmont Park - Elmont, NY (file / credit: Al Bello/Getty Images)

Latest Idea For Nassau Coliseum: Relocation To Belmont Park

The task force assigned to figure out how to plan a future for the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum fell apart last week.

10/05/2011

A woman uses a slot machine - File / Photo: Abdullah Pope/AFP/Getty Images

Catskills Region Moves Step Closer To Getting Casino

There was a roll of the dice up in the Catskills on Monday night as the State of New York tried to fashion a new casino deal for the blighted region. Many are betting on it.

11/22/2010

In this Sept. 1, 2010 photo, protesters hold signs during a rally protesting taxes on the Tuscarora Indian Nation reservation in New York. (AP Photo/ David Duprey)

Resolution Elusive In Debate Over NY Cigarette Tax

The state’s latest attempt to tax lucrative Native American smokeshop sales to non-Indian customers has generated mountains of legal briefs and hours of argument.

11/13/2010

New York Gov. David Paterson

Paterson Promises NY Cigarette Tax Collection

Gov. David Paterson on Thursday promised to finally start collecting taxes on cigarettes sold by Native American stores, despite state police warnings that such enforcement could result in “violence and death.”

08/26/2010