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The New Yorker
An Insider’s View of Outsider Lifeworkers and demolition men. The restraint of these images, which were published
An Insider’s View of Outsider Life
The New Yorker / Posted 10 hours ago
workers and demolition men. The restraint of these images, which were published in the 1969 book “The Destruction of Lower Manhattan,” is unexpectedly moving; at the Whitney, they’re the heart of the show. Once his downtown series was done,... Read more
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Reuters
Congressional watchdog expands probe of lax Wall Street oversightA Wall Street sign is seen in Lower Manhattan in New York, January 20, 2016. N
Congressional watchdog expands probe of lax Wall Street oversight
Reuters / Posted 17 hours ago
A Wall Street sign is seen in Lower Manhattan in New York, January 20, 2016. NEW YORK A U.S. congressional watchdog said on Tuesday it has formally added three agencies to its investigation into whether government regulators are too soft on the... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
Here’s your first look at WTC’s elevated Liberty Park set to open WednesdayLOWER MANHATTAN -- For most, “pretty” would be the last word you would use to d
Here’s your first look at WTC’s elevated Liberty Park set to open Wednesday
WPIX 11 New York / Posted 17 hours ago
LOWER MANHATTAN -- For most, “pretty” would be the last word you would use to describe your run-of-the-mill NYC parking garage. This garage, however, is a gem. Located 25-feet above ground, atop the roof of the World Trade Center Vehicular Security... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Not the tastiest of birthday cakes, but that was the pointbirth was, for them, a bittersweet occasion. So they marked the president's sig
Not the tastiest of birthday cakes, but that was the point
Crain's New York Business / Posted yesterday
birth was, for them, a bittersweet occasion. So they marked the president's signing of the act on June 29, 1956, Monday in lower Manhattan with a deteriorating concrete birthday cake complete with road flares. As publicity stunts go, this was one... Read more
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NBC New York
Where to Catch the Fireworks Across the Tri-Stateand Belgian brews and a fully stocked bar. Fornino Pizza, Brooklyn Bridge Park
Where to Catch the Fireworks Across the Tri-State
NBC New York / Posted yesterday
and Belgian brews and a fully stocked bar. Fornino Pizza, Brooklyn Bridge Park: This pizza shop offers sweeping views of lower Manhattan that should make for a great fireworks display. Tickets for the roof deck are already sold out. Brooklyn... Read more
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NBC News
Latinos Remember Orlando, and Celebrate Unity, at Gay Pride ParadeNEW YORK, NY - Beneath a blazing summer sun, the crowds strained against the ba
Latinos Remember Orlando, and Celebrate Unity, at Gay Pride Parade
NBC News / Posted 2 days ago
NEW YORK, NY - Beneath a blazing summer sun, the crowds strained against the barricades on Fifth Avenue in lower Manhattan on Sunday. Vendors hawked rainbow t-shirts and flags, while same-sex couples, Asian tourists, and packs of exuberant... Read more
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Evening Standard
My Cabin shows New York from a different angle, says London artistThe white concrete cast of a shack stands alone on the edge of the island, whic
My Cabin shows New York from a different angle, says London artist
Evening Standard / Posted 2 days ago
The white concrete cast of a shack stands alone on the edge of the island, which has views of the Statue of Liberty and Lower Manhattan. Whiteread, whose studio is in Camden, said she drew inspiration from a range of American stories including... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Gay pride parades in wake of Orlando massacreoutrage over American gun violence. An estimated 1.6 million spectators turned
Gay pride parades in wake of Orlando massacre
Irish Examiner / Posted 2 days ago
outrage over American gun violence. An estimated 1.6 million spectators turned out at the annual gay pride march through Lower Manhattan, according to its organisers. The world’s largest celebration of pride among lesbian, gay, bisexual and... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
The View From The Northeast Corridor: Deep Divisions Ahead Of 2016 Electionbelievers is divided, and the meeting ends with no clear consensus. Jersey Cit
The View From The Northeast Corridor: Deep Divisions Ahead Of 2016 Election
KPBS San Diego / Posted 2 days ago
believers is divided, and the meeting ends with no clear consensus. Jersey City, N.J. Just across the Hudson River from Lower Manhattan, you find Jersey City, where, from Liberty State Park, you can take in spectacular views of the New York... Read more
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The Mercury News
San Jose's Hayes Mansion: A $60 million lossthe flagrant corruption: Finally completed in 1881 for $12 million ($287 millio
San Jose's Hayes Mansion: A $60 million loss
The Mercury News / Posted 3 days ago
the flagrant corruption: Finally completed in 1881 for $12 million ($287 million in today's money), the Tweed Courthouse in lower Manhattan was a symbol for Tammany Hall incompetence and greed. Yet today the courthouse is one of the loveliest... Read more
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Raw Story
Orlando shooting casts shadow over US pride eventsover American gun violence. An estimated 1.6 million spectators could turn out
Orlando shooting casts shadow over US pride events
Raw Story / Posted 3 days ago
over American gun violence. An estimated 1.6 million spectators could turn out at the annual gay pride march through Lower Manhattan, according to its organizers. The world’s largest celebration of pride among lesbian, gay, bisexual and... Read more
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Reuters
Orlando massacre casts shadow over U.S. gay pride eventsover American gun violence. An estimated 1.6 million spectators could turn out
Orlando massacre casts shadow over U.S. gay pride events
Reuters / Posted 3 days ago
over American gun violence. An estimated 1.6 million spectators could turn out at the annual gay pride march through Lower Manhattan, according to its organizers. The world's largest celebration of pride among lesbian, gay, bisexual and... Read more
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International Business Times
Stonewall Inn: Obama announces first national monument for LGBTQ rights are one." On 28 June, 1969, the Stonewall Inn, a gay bar and recreational tave
Stonewall Inn: Obama announces first national monument for LGBTQ rights
International Business Times / Posted 4 days ago
are one." On 28 June, 1969, the Stonewall Inn, a gay bar and recreational tavern in the Greenwich Village neighbourhood of Lower Manhattan, was raided by the New York City police. The initial raid that landed the bar's employees and patrons in... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
New York LGBT bar becomes first US monument to gay rightsweekend LGBT pride festivities started in New York on Friday with a street fair
New York LGBT bar becomes first US monument to gay rights
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 4 days ago
weekend LGBT pride festivities started in New York on Friday with a street fair and were to culminate with Sunday’s parade through Lower Manhattan. Events were scheduled across the country in San Francisco, Minneapolis, Oklahoma City and else... Read more
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dna
Stonewall Inn: New York LGBT bar becomes first US monument to gay rightsLGBT pride festivities started in New York on Friday with a street fair and wer
Stonewall Inn: New York LGBT bar becomes first US monument to gay rights
dna / Posted 4 days ago
LGBT pride festivities started in New York on Friday with a street fair and were to culminate with Sunday's parade through Lower Manhattan. Events were scheduled across the country in San Francisco, Minneapolis, Oklahoma City and... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
New York LGBT bar becomes first U.S. monument to gay rightsLGBT pride festivities started in New York on Friday with a street fair and wer
New York LGBT bar becomes first U.S. monument to gay rights
Manila Bulletin / Posted 4 days ago
LGBT pride festivities started in New York on Friday with a street fair and were to culminate with Sunday’s parade through Lower Manhattan. Events were scheduled across the country in San Francisco, Minneapolis, Oklahoma City and... Read more
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The Irish Times
Moby: The secret of success? 'Don’t have a fallback plan'dangerous and lots of ‘d’ alliteration, there was a wonderful cloistered qualit
Moby: The secret of success? 'Don’t have a fallback plan'
The Irish Times / Posted 5 days ago
dangerous and lots of ‘d’ alliteration, there was a wonderful cloistered quality to it. “New York City is a huge city, but lower Manhattan is tiny. Everyone I knew lived south of 18th Street and north of Chamber Street in a tiny little area. All... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
Weed-eating goats brought to Brooklyn Bridge Park to clean up landscapeBROOKLYN, N.Y. -- A small herd of goats have been brought in to work atop a 45-
Weed-eating goats brought to Brooklyn Bridge Park to clean up landscape
WPIX 11 New York / Posted 5 days ago
BROOKLYN, N.Y. -- A small herd of goats have been brought in to work atop a 45-foot-berm overlooking lower Manhattan. The berm was built to block noise pollution from the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway, but it’s overgrown with weeds. The incline is too... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
Pulse nightclub owner, entertainment manager to honor Orlando victims in NYC Pride weekwhat that means to her personally," NYC Pride Co-Chair David Studinski said. P
Pulse nightclub owner, entertainment manager to honor Orlando victims in NYC Pride week
WPIX 11 New York / Posted 5 days ago
what that means to her personally," NYC Pride Co-Chair David Studinski said. Poma will speak to thousands at Pier 26 in Lower Manhattan Friday night at 7:00 p.m. She will also help lead the Pride March along Fifth Avenue on Sunday. The visit... Read more
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The Atlantic
What It's Like to Preside Over a Small Empire of Parking Garagesruns more than 100 parking garages in New York City. Lerner’s father started hi
What It's Like to Preside Over a Small Empire of Parking Garages
The Atlantic / Posted 5 days ago
runs more than 100 parking garages in New York City. Lerner’s father started his parking-garage business in the 1960s in lower Manhattan, and eventually, Lerner inherited the business, which is now called iPark and scaled it up in size. I talked... Read more
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Daily Mail
World Trade Center skyscrapers: 3 up, 1 to gothe site of the 9/11 terrorist attacks Another worker braces himself on scaffo
World Trade Center skyscrapers: 3 up, 1 to go
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
the site of the 9/11 terrorist attacks Another worker braces himself on scaffolding surrounding the 80-story building in Lower Manhattan Members of the construction team put the finishing touches to the top of 3 World Trade Center A worker... Read more
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Boston Globe
Joanne Chang cooks at Questlove’s celebrity-filled food salonname is Ahmir Thompson, and the guy is a serious foodie. So serious, in fact,
Joanne Chang cooks at Questlove’s celebrity-filled food salon
Boston Globe / Posted 5 days ago
name is Ahmir Thompson, and the guy is a serious foodie. So serious, in fact, that Questlove hosts a food salon at his Lower Manhattan apartment and invites various and sundry chefs — usually four per salon — to cook for a crowd of his friends,... Read more
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The Seattle Times
What would urbanist Jane Jacobs think of downtown?through its core (New York City’s master builder started Jacobs’ activism when
What would urbanist Jane Jacobs think of downtown?
The Seattle Times / Posted 5 days ago
through its core (New York City’s master builder started Jacobs’ activism when he wanted to build an expressway through lower Manhattan, which would have gutted Greenwich Village). So that’s a good start. Downtown would get points for adding to... Read more
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FOX News
The scripted scorching of Hillary: Is this the new Trump the GOP wanted?done nothing good.” All this is catnip for the media—but it’s our job to dig d
The scripted scorching of Hillary: Is this the new Trump the GOP wanted?
FOX News / Posted 6 days ago
done nothing good.” All this is catnip for the media—but it’s our job to dig deeper. Trump’s disciplined approach in lower Manhattan, reading a scripted speech in a less than bombastic tone, was striking. Perhaps this was the first step in an... Read more
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Billboard
Melissa Etheridge on Writing Orlando Shooting Tribute Song 'Pulse': 'This Moment Feels Like a Civil War Between Love and Fear'for the City’s Artists, Punks, LGBTQ Community Later that night, after she’d r
Melissa Etheridge on Writing Orlando Shooting Tribute Song 'Pulse': 'This Moment Feels Like a Civil War Between Love and Fear'
Billboard / Posted 6 days ago
for the City’s Artists, Punks, LGBTQ Community Later that night, after she’d returned to Manhattan, Etheridge sat in her lower Manhattan apartment, staring at the Freedom Tower’s rainbow-spire memorial, and confronted the swell of sadness and... Read more
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FOX News
The scripted scorching of Hillary: Is this the new Trump the GOP wanted?done nothing good.” All this is catnip for the media—but it’s our job to dig d
The scripted scorching of Hillary: Is this the new Trump the GOP wanted?
FOX News / Posted 6 days ago
done nothing good.” All this is catnip for the media—but it’s our job to dig deeper. Trump’s disciplined approach in lower Manhattan, reading a scripted speech in a less than bombastic tone, was striking. Perhaps this was the first step in an... Read more
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New York Post
Brooklyn Heights’ condo boom pits NIMBYs against developersnew peaks. Sure, this affluent neighborhood — the city’s first historic distri
Brooklyn Heights’ condo boom pits NIMBYs against developers
New York Post / Posted 6 days ago
new peaks. Sure, this affluent neighborhood — the city’s first historic district located across the East River from Lower Manhattan — has long been home to stately brownstones and co-ops. But a stock of new developments will thrust the area... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Donald Trump's secret gardenPOPULAR Costumed characters frolic peacefully in... Long-awaited FAA rules ma
Donald Trump's secret garden
Crain's New York Business / Posted 6 days ago
POPULAR Costumed characters frolic peacefully in... Long-awaited FAA rules may not help New York ... City lets lower Manhattan landlords turn... Need a last-minute nanny? This app can help This hurricane season, Congress should... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Can soon-to-be-released Juno challenge Uber's NYC dominance?POPULAR Costumed characters frolic peacefully in... Long-awaited FAA rules ma
Can soon-to-be-released Juno challenge Uber's NYC dominance?
Crain's New York Business / Posted 6 days ago
POPULAR Costumed characters frolic peacefully in... Long-awaited FAA rules may not help New York ... City lets lower Manhattan landlords turn... Need a last-minute nanny? This app can help This hurricane season, Congress should... Read more
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Financial Planning.com
Oppenheimer names new managers, pulls in wirehouse talentwho will be operating out of the brokerage's New York office, most recently ser
Oppenheimer names new managers, pulls in wirehouse talent
Financial Planning.com / Posted 6 days ago
who will be operating out of the brokerage's New York office, most recently served as the manager of Oppenheimer's lower Manhattan branch. Oppenheimer & Co. appointed Jim Lowe senior vice president of its private client division. He... Read more
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Swissinfo
Hell’s Kitchen Makes Room for Office Space With Ackman Moving Inrents in Hell’s Kitchen have jumped about 43 percent in three years, to around
Hell’s Kitchen Makes Room for Office Space With Ackman Moving In
Swissinfo / Posted 7 days ago
rents in Hell’s Kitchen have jumped about 43 percent in three years, to around $55 a square foot, about $4.40 more than in lower Manhattan. In the Meatpacking District, top rents now exceed $100 a square foot, a price once seen only in Midtown’s... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
How Financial Crises Produce Political Polarizationto massive mandatory spending cuts to domestic and military programs. Just wee
How Financial Crises Produce Political Polarization
Naked Capitalism / Posted 7 days ago
to massive mandatory spending cuts to domestic and military programs. Just weeks later, demonstrators occupied a park in lower Manhattan, protesting income inequality, foreclosures, Wall Street corruption, and the power of money in politics. With... Read more
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ABC News
Driver of Car Packed With Guns Said He Was Trying to Save Teenwas stopped during Tuesday morning's rush hour at the New Jersey toll plaza for
Driver of Car Packed With Guns Said He Was Trying to Save Teen
ABC News / Posted 7 days ago
was stopped during Tuesday morning's rush hour at the New Jersey toll plaza for the tunnel — which runs from Jersey City to lower Manhattan — with two others, a man named Dean Smith and a 29-year-old woman. Cramsey -- whose own daughter died from... Read more
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NBC News
Trump 2.0? Mogul Readies for 'Full-Frontal Assault' on Clintonvarious points on the campaign trail. But the prepared remarks, set to be deliv
Trump 2.0? Mogul Readies for 'Full-Frontal Assault' on Clinton
NBC News / Posted 7 days ago
various points on the campaign trail. But the prepared remarks, set to be delivered in a more intimate setting at Trump's lower Manhattan SoHo hotel, are the first real test of his ability to prove he can stay on message after this week's staff... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Sad skills gap | City budget imbalance | Pro-biz council? | NYC is hurricane-readyBut on Tuesday, deferring to local Councilwoman Margaret Chin, it allowed retai
Sad skills gap | City budget imbalance | Pro-biz council? | NYC is hurricane-ready
Crain's New York Business / Posted 7 days ago
But on Tuesday, deferring to local Councilwoman Margaret Chin, it allowed retail uses at a few privately-owned spots in lower Manhattan that had been set aside for public use. The major advocate for the change, Jessica Lappin, once served in the... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
South Street Seaport Museum gets $4.8 million for Superstorm Sandy repairsSuperstorm Sandy. The money is part of a package Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently an
South Street Seaport Museum gets $4.8 million for Superstorm Sandy repairs
Crain's New York Business / Posted 7 days ago
Superstorm Sandy. The money is part of a package Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently announced that will use $50 million from the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation's legal settlement with a construction company. The New York Times reports the... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
This hurricane season, Congress should get wind of what NY has doneNew York, coastal defenses are being strengthened, including the development of
This hurricane season, Congress should get wind of what NY has done
Crain's New York Business / Posted 7 days ago
New York, coastal defenses are being strengthened, including the development of a flood-protection system for Lower Manhattan and restoration of New York’s natural features. For example, along Staten Island, the Rockaways and Coney... Read more
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JazzTimes Magazine
Inside Vijay Iyer's Year-Long Met Residency - By David Kastin — Jazz Articlessignificant event in the Met’s 2016 calendar. Following the recent relocation o
Inside Vijay Iyer's Year-Long Met Residency - By David Kastin — Jazz Articles
JazzTimes Magazine / Posted 7 days ago
significant event in the Met’s 2016 calendar. Following the recent relocation of the Whitney Museum to a new building in Lower Manhattan, the Met arranged to take over that institution’s previous home, a modernist gem designed by Marcel Breuer,... Read more
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FOX News
Three found with weapons cache outside NYC wanted to 'rescue' girl, officials sayprocessed for evidence. The suspects' final destination was unclear. The Holla
Three found with weapons cache outside NYC wanted to 'rescue' girl, officials say
FOX News / Posted 7 days ago
processed for evidence. The suspects' final destination was unclear. The Holland Tunnel's New York side is located in Lower Manhattan. Fox News' Rick Leventhal, Matt Dean and The Associated Press contributed to this report. Click for more... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
Expansion planned for Sept. 11 Tribute Centerto 35,000 square feet at the new Greenwich Street location. The new space will
Expansion planned for Sept. 11 Tribute Center
WPIX 11 New York / Posted 7 days ago
to 35,000 square feet at the new Greenwich Street location. The new space will include exhibits about the history of lower Manhattan, the events of 9/11, the response, recovery and rebuilding that took place after, global outreach efforts and... Read more
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ABC News
Car Packed With Guns Stopped at Tunnel Outside NYC, Police Sayand woman Tuesday morning at the New Jersey toll plaza of the Holland Tunnel --
Car Packed With Guns Stopped at Tunnel Outside NYC, Police Say
ABC News / Posted 7 days ago
and woman Tuesday morning at the New Jersey toll plaza of the Holland Tunnel -- which runs from Jersey City, New Jersey, to lower Manhattan -- because their car had a cracked windshield, Port Authority Police said. One of the guns was on a seat and... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
You’re not a true ‘Hamilton’ fan until you’ve visited these sitesHamilton declares, in a scene set in Fraunces Tavern. It still stands today, tu
You’re not a true ‘Hamilton’ fan until you’ve visited these sites
Dallas Morning News / Posted 7 days ago
Hamilton declares, in a scene set in Fraunces Tavern. It still stands today, tucked between towering office buildings in lower Manhattan. Two restaurants are in operation downstairs, with a historic exhibit upstairs. Check out the Long Room,... Read more
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FOX News
Three arrested outside NYC after weapons cache, ballistic vests found in vehiclea cracked windshield at 7:40 a.m., authorities said. The Joint Terrorism Task
Three arrested outside NYC after weapons cache, ballistic vests found in vehicle
FOX News / Posted 7 days ago
a cracked windshield at 7:40 a.m., authorities said. The Joint Terrorism Task Force is assisting the investigation, a source told NBC4. The suspects' final destination was unclear. The Holland Tunnel's New York side is located in Lower Manh... Read more
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AdWeek
Amex Is Celebrating the Anniversary of SCOTUS' Gay Marriage Ruling With Lovely Print Adspart of the campaign the company is creating a visual activation that will be u
Amex Is Celebrating the Anniversary of SCOTUS' Gay Marriage Ruling With Lovely Print Ads
AdWeek / Posted 7 days ago
part of the campaign the company is creating a visual activation that will be up during New York's Pride week. Located in lower Manhattan at Brookfield Plaza, the installation will be a large acrylic 3-D block of letters that says "Love... Read more
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examiner.com
Rapid Fire 20 Q with Dixie Longate; 'Dixie's Tupperware Party' at TPACshow. I worked with him on it and we took it to NY and it got some attention an
Rapid Fire 20 Q with Dixie Longate; 'Dixie's Tupperware Party' at TPAC
examiner.com / Posted 8 days ago
show. I worked with him on it and we took it to NY and it got some attention and then it went from a small little venue in lower Manhattan to a run off-Broadway in 2007. From that, there was a company that wanted to take the show on the road. So in... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Famous Manhattan recording studio up for sale(CNN) - From B.B. King to Lady Gaga and Eric Clapton, this unassuming building
Famous Manhattan recording studio up for sale
KECI Missoula / Posted 8 days ago
(CNN) - From B.B. King to Lady Gaga and Eric Clapton, this unassuming building in lower Manhattan has witnessed key moments in music history -- and produced a string of iconic albums along the way. But after 20 years in the business, Avatar Studios'... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Famous Manhattan recording studio up for sale(CNN) - From B.B. King to Lady Gaga and Eric Clapton, this unassuming building
Famous Manhattan recording studio up for sale
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 8 days ago
(CNN) - From B.B. King to Lady Gaga and Eric Clapton, this unassuming building in lower Manhattan has witnessed key moments in music history -- and produced a string of iconic albums along the way. But after 20 years in the business, Avatar Studios'... Read more
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