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Snapchat IPO Estimated with a 20 Billion Valuation

Technology companies that have been able to secure a stable user base have been able to turn their private companies into large-scale, public …

Snapchat

Watch the New Video to 'All Around You' by Sturgill Simpson on YouTube

<b>Sturgill Simpson</b> is touring strong in 2017 following a gigantic year with several sold out performances in 2016.<p>This year he is once again performing …

Music

Abstract: The Art of Design Now Available on Netflix

Netflix has just released a new series titled <i>Abstract: The Art of Design</i> featuring industry leaders in design.<p>Each of the eight episodes in the …

Design

Sturgill Simpson Live at Radio City Music Hall, Red Rocks, Forecastle Music Festival

Sturgill Simpson was one of the hottest live acts of 2016, and has just released tour dates for 2017.<p>After scoring big with audiences on his last …

States of emergency as NY area walloped by winter snow

The Tri-State area is getting walloped by a snowstorm Thursday, with towns and residents dealing with significant accumulations. Suffolk County, …

Natural Disasters

10 Things to Do in NYC Now

_____<p>It’s a big city, with plenty to do, see, hear and watch. This guide is a sampling of cultural highlights taking place in New York this weekend and over the week ahead. And there’s much more where these came from.<p>THEATER<p><b>The Prison Is Full of Noises, and Pleasure</b><p><b>‘The Tempest’ at St. Ann’s</b> …

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Ford opens a future focused Hub in New York City

Clive Davis: The Soundtrack of Our Lives on deck for Opening Night at the Tribeca Film Festival

Radio City Music Hall will host the opening night of the Tribeca Film Festival with a special screening of documentary film and live music. The …

Google AMP 2017 Rolls Out Updates and Announces New York City Conference

Google AMP is also known as the Accelerated Mobile Pages Project. The platform allows websites to connect with users at a rapid speed with a slimmed …

Donald Trump News Conference Gets the ‘S.N.L.’ Treatment

If Donald J. Trump’s first news conference as president-elect was a raucous, chaotic affair on Wednesday – and it was – the parody of it on “Saturday Night Live” was somehow calmer and more organized than the actual event.<p>Still, the “S.N.L.” sketch pulled few punches as it swung at the show’s most …

Donald Trump

Phish 12/31/16 New Year's Eve

360° New Years Rocking Eve '17 in Times Square

Times Square New Year's Eve Ball Unveiled

NY Scenic: Gotham Greens

Holiday Window Wonderland in New York, made by Google

Window Wonderland

Take a walk through New York City’s dazzling assortment of retail window displays and immerse yourself in the magic of the holidays.

Victor Wooten Trio Adds Tour Dates to 2017

The Victor Wooten Trio, made up of Victor Wooten on bass, sax player Bob Franceschini and drummer Dennis Chambers, will set out on a winter/spring …

In New York City for the Holidays? 5 Must-See Art Exhibitions to Get You Cultured ASAP

To all the New Yorkers out there complaining about not going anywhere for the holidays, now’s the time to embrace the ubiquitous “staycation” that summons all of us at some point or another. Yeah, yeah, going to St. Barth’s must be nice and all, but, to be quite frank, so does the idea of not …

Art

New Yorkers On The Subway Are Rushing To This 11-Year-Old For Life Advice

https://www.instagram.com/p/BOK6x-djMno<p>If you live in New York, you know that you can’t throw a brick without hitting a licensed psychotherapist ready to help you get a grip on your life and get over your demons. But psychotherapy is expensive and it takes a long time. That’s where 11-year-old Ciro …

How Rikers Island uses gardening therapy to improve inmates’ well-being

The Department of Corrections recently announced that it will be awarding the Horticultural Society of New York $2.8 million to expand its …

NYC’s bridge and tunnel revamp gets an ambitious timeline

By the end of 2017, tollbooths will be but a memory<p>Back in October, the Governor Cuomo unveiled The New York Crossing Project, a plan to revamp the city’s ground transportation infrastructure by replacing tollbooths with advanced toll-collecting sensors.<p>Designed to ease traffic and boost security, …

Damiyr Shuford Is Charting A Path From The Subway To Success

Persistence pays. It’s a simple two-word lesson that we’ve all been taught at some point and it’s one that anyone who is going to make a go of it will need to keep in the back of their mind.<p>Playing for money on the street isn’t easy, and that goes double if you’re trying to grab the attention of …

NBA: Golden State Warriors start slow, romp Brooklyn Nets in second half

The Golden State Warriors knew they would need energy and were missing the guy who often provides it, so they weren't totally surprised by their poor first half.<p>“It's kind of what we expected,” Coach Steve Kerr said Thursday night. “I don't know I expected to be down 16 at the half, but I knew that …

NBA

32nd Annual Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Inducts Tupac Shakur, Pearl Jam

The Event will Take Place on Friday, April 7, 2017 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York<p>The 32nd Annual Rock & Roll Hall of Fame have announced …

Google Is Bringing NYC's Holiday Retail Windows To The Web

Window Wonderland lets everyone see the iconic holiday displays in New York City<p>Window shopping during the holidays is unlike any other time of year, …

Google

Rubblebucket forthcoming EP 'If U C My Enemies' out January 20

Rubblebucket has continued to inspire audiences with their seasoned indie rock from Brooklyn.<p>The band will be releasing <i>If U C My Enemies</i> on January …

Run the Jewels Drop Album Release Date for RTJ3

Run the Jewels have been working hard on their latest album RTJ3, and recently released a new track online, as well as the release date.<p>RTJ3 is …

Renown YouTube Producer Casey Neistat Sells Beme to CNN

Casey Neistat and Beme are set to merge with CNN in 2017 following a multimillion dollar deal.<p>Neistat, the indie YouTube success story, recently …

The top 9 most popular restaurants in New York City, according to Uber

If there's one thing Uber knows, it's where people are going.<p>Because of that, when it comes to judging New York's City most popular restaurants, the ride-hailing company is ignoring all of the "best of" lists and critics reviews and evaluating the restaurants strictly on the data it knows: the …

Restaurants