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Modern Day Prospector Finds Gold Rush in ‘Them New York City Streets’ [VIDEO]
Modern Day Prospector Finds Gold Rush in ‘Them New York City Streets’ [VIDEO]
San Francisco, 1849.  Alaska, 1897. New York City, 2011? Is there a new gold rush in the Big Apple? There is for Queens native Raffi Stepanian, who literally struck gold after discovering he could make up to $300 a day by ‘mining’ the sidewalks in Manhattan’s Diamond District for the tiny bits of gold, platinum and rare gems that fall from the clothes of workers when they leave their shops. Read M
Scratch-and-Sniff Book Lets You Take a Whiff of New York City
Scratch-and-Sniff Book Lets You Take a Whiff of New York City
Ah, New York City. The sights and smells are like nowhere on earth. Where else can you see the Statue of Liberty and take in the aroma of hot dogs? Or fish? Or, um, sewers? Showcasing the Big Apple in all its olfactory glory is the goal of a new scratch-and-sniff book called ‘New York, Phew York,’ illustrated by artist Tim Probert and inspired by author Amber Jones’ experiences in the city. Read
New York City Reacts to News of Bin Laden’s Death [PHOTOS]
New York City Reacts to News of Bin Laden’s Death [PHOTOS]
The world was brought to a standstill late Sunday evening when President Barack Obama confirmed that terrorist leader Osama bin Laden had been killed by U.S. operatives in Pakistan. Yew Yorkers quickly in Times Square and at Ground Zero to celebrate the President's announcement. We’ve pulled together photos from this truly historic day. Check them out now.

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