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Actor Matthew Broderick Among Those Voicing Opposition To NYU’s Controversial Expansion Plan

The school is proposing to build about 2 million square feet of new facilities in the iconic neighborhood.

06/29/2012

New York City Transit building at 370 Jay Street - Brooklyn, NY (file / credit: Google Maps)

Former NYC Transit Brooklyn HQ To Become Cutting Edge Urban Research Center

“The new center will bring some of the world’s greatest minds together to start to study the technical, engineering, academic, and human challenges posed by our rapidly urbanizing world,” Mayor Michael Bloomberg said.

04/24/2012

A vintage fan being repaired by the Fixers Collective (credit: Fixers Collective on Facebook)

Stories From Main Street: The Fixers Collective Will Try Fixing Your Stuff In NYC

Remember the days when if something broke, you had it repaired? Well, the Fixers Collective bristles at the notion of a throwaway, disposable society.

03/26/2012

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Reward For Information That Leads To Lauren Spierer Grows To $250,000

Weeks of searches have turned up no signs of Spierer. Spierer is 4’11″, 95 pounds, has blonde hair and blue eyes. She was last seen wearing black pants and a white top.

02/24/2012

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Several Injured, Dozens Displaced In East Village Fire

Officials say the blaze broke out around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday at 21 East 2nd Street near a New York University dorm.

02/15/2012

Lauren Spierer missing poster (credit: CBS 2)

Lauren Spierer’s Family Upset After University Removes Info From Homepage

Robert Spierer, posted on the family’s Facebook page that they are disappointed by Indiana University’s decision to remove information about his daughter’s disappearance off its main Web page.

02/05/2012

First Lady Michelle Obama holds a plate of food while walking down the school lunchline in the cafeteria at Parklawn Elementary School- Alexandria, VA - Jan 25, 2012 (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

NYU Professor Reacts To New School Lunches

Even when pizza is on the menu, school lunches are going to be healthier.

01/26/2012

Mayor Michael Bloomberg (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Mayor Bloomberg Blasts Use Of ‘Jihad’ Movie During NYPD Training

Bloomberg said Tuesday that police had stopped showing the movie, “The Third Jihad.” It discusses extremists and their plans for establishing an Islamic regime.

01/24/2012

Violet the hawk. (credit: WINORR/Facebook)

Violet, Injured Red-Tailed Hawk, Dies Following Surgery

The hawk died Thursday from heart-related complications following surgery to amputate her injured foot. Violet was believed to be around 5-years-old.

12/30/2011

Cross Bronx Expressway - Bronx, NY - Dec 19, 2011 (credit: NYC DOT)

Transportation Planners Identify Worst Traffic Bottlenecks In NYC Area

Some of the top ten traffic bottlenecks in the New York City area are not in the five boroughs, but those roads that go around them, according to a new study.

12/19/2011

Wesleyan University - Middletown, CT (file / credit: Wesleyan University)

Man Found Not Guilty By Insanity In Deadly Wesleyan Shooting

A Massachusetts man was found not guilty by reason of insanity Friday in the 2009 shooting death of a Wesleyan University student after a trial that portrayed him as anti-Semitic and mentally ill as he stalked and harassed the young woman.

12/16/2011

Self defense class organized by friend of Lauren Spierer (credit: CBS 2)

Lauren Spierer’s Friends Organize Self Defense Class, Fundraiser For Search Efforts

“We’re really happy with the turnout because if one person is safer, than we achieved our goal,” Dana Krause said.

12/11/2011

Community activists and over 200 members of the Occupy Wall Street movement march in the impoverished community of East New York to draw attention to foreclosed homes in the community on December 6, 2011 in Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYU To Offer Classes On Occupy Movement; OWS Protesters Take On ‘Law & Order’

New York University says it plans to offer two classes next semester on Occupy Wall Street through the school’s Department of Social and Cultural Analysis.

12/09/2011

Election worker Al Becker watches as a man votes on Election Day - New York, NY - Nov 3, 2009 - Photo: David Goldman/Getty Images

New Yorkers Throwing Their Vote Away With New Machines

As many as 100,000 New Yorkers could lose their vote in the 2012 Presidential election.

12/06/2011

Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks - Albany, NY - Oct 17, 2011 (credit: Governor's Office)

Gov. Andrew Cuomo Stands Against Millionaire’s Tax

The push for a higher tax on New Yorkers making more than $1 million a year is getting fresh life with a new poll showing overwhelming support, a high-profile rally on Monday and the strengthening Occupy Wall Street protest in New York City.

10/18/2011

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