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World Science Festival

Learning Through Interaction At The World Science Festival In NYC

A major emphasis of Sunday’s event was space.


People  hit each other with pillows as they take part in the world's 6th annual Pillow Fight Day  in Washington Square Park in New York on April 6, 2013. The massive pillow fight, which is the  New York City's 8th annual,  takes place in cities around the world.    AFP PHOTO/TIMOTHY A. CLARY        (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Feathers Fly At Washington Square Park For International Pillow Fight Day

More than 100 cities around the world, including New York City, took part in the 7th annual International Pillow Fight Day.


A map of Washington Square Park transformed into a Pac-Man board. (Credit: Google Maps)

Google Maps Transformed Into Pac-Man Board For April Fool’s Day

With April Fool’s Day around the corner, Google Maps provided a new diversion for Internet browsers – treating them to a game of Pac-Man using the image of their very own neighborhoods.


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Best Historic Landmarks In New York City

Read on to discover some of the best historic landmarks in New York City.


Protesters gather in Washington Square Park for march to One Police Plaza over police violence (Credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

Authorities: 2 Officers Assaulted During Protest Calling For Justice For Eric Garner

Demonstrators gathered in Washington Square Park for a 2 p.m. march to One Police Plaza outside the NYPD headquarters.


Police take away a snake that was found in Washington Square Park on Sunday, July 20. (Credit: Maya Salam, via Twitter)

Police Gather Up Snake Found Slithering In Washington Square Park

A snake was spotted slithering around Washington Square Park Sunday, but police got the situation under control.


NYC Annual Pillow Fight In Union Square (Photo By Marta Zielinska)

Superheroes, Villains Square-Off In Annual Washington Square Park Pillow Fight

In celebration of International Pillow Fight Day hundreds of participants gathered in Washington Square Park for a feathery face-off.


People gather in Grand Central Terminal during centennial celebrations. Each day 700,000 people pass through the terminal where Metro-Noth Railroad operates 700 trains per day.  (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

The Five Most Glamorous Buildings in New York

Author Michael Gross shares New York City’s five most glamorous buildings.


Hot Dog Vendor Protest

Hot Dog Vendors: Wealthy Neighbors Want Us Out Of Washington Square Park

Hot dog vendors will likely soon be forced out of the iconic Washington Square Park, and the owners believe it is all because of a group of wealthy neighbors.


Rep. Carolyn Maloney (credit: 1010 WINS/Juliet Papa)

As Women’s Equality Day Celebrated, Maloney Pushes For Amendment

The fight for women to be recognized as equal citizens to men is far from over.


Morgan Gliedman and Aaron Greene (credit: CBS 2)

Greenwich Village Bomb Plotter Pleads Guilty To Explosives Charges

Aaron Greene pleaded guilty and will get a seven-year prison sentence for possession of explosives that were found in the Greenwich Village apartment he shared with girlfriend Morgan Gliedman.


Marijuana Plants (file / credit: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)

Advocates Call For Marijuana Legalization At Washington Square Park Weekend Rally

Advocates of marijuana legalization rallied in Washington Square Park this weekend, for what they called a “massive action of civil disobedience.”


About 1,000 participants swung soft, feather-free pillows at each other for Saturday's massive Pillow Fight Day celebration. (Credit: Terry Sheridan/1010 WINS)

Hundreds Gather To Pummel Each Other With Pillows In Washington Square Park

One woman says this was something she always wanted to do when she was a kid, making it even more fun to do as an adult.


Gay Rights Rally in Greenwich Village March 24, 2013 (credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Hundreds Rally For Gay Rights At Washington Square Park

The demonstration comes as the U.S. Supreme Court will rule on two cases this week.


MacDougal Street

Plan Advances For Historic District In The South Village

A proposal is moving ahead to create a historic district in the South Village, in conjunction with a proposed rezoning plan for neighboring Hudson Square.