Hundreds of people marched in Manhattan to peacefully protest a grand jury's decision not to indict a white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black teenager in Missouri, a shooting that has sparked weeks of sometime violent protests. The protesters gathered in Union Square on Monday night when it was announced that officer Darren Wilson would not be indicted in the death of Michael Brown.
SILive.com, Tue, Nov 25 2014 @ 03:25 PM
Wilfredo Vega, seen in August in Manhattan Criminal Court, allegedly killed a 7-year-old Siberian husky when he tried to run over its owner, Dejan Piskacek, who was seeing Vega's girlfriend. A Manhattan man wound up being a very hostile witness at the trial of another man who allegedly stole his girlfriend, tried to run him over and killed his dog.
New York Daily News, Mon, Nov 24 2014 @ 08:51 PM
The videotaped confessions of a New Jersey man charged with murdering Etan Patz, the 6-year-old who vanished in 1979 on his way to his school bus stop in Manhattan, can be used in court, a New York judge has ruled. Pedro Hernandez, 53, confessed to strangling the boy in interviews with police over two days in May 2012, decades after the trail had gone cold in Etan's disappearance.
Los Angeles Times, Mon, Nov 24 2014 @ 03:31 PM
Tucked away from the honking horns and crowded sidewalks of midtown Manhattan sits Greenwich Village, a downtown neighborhood that spans west of Broadway to the Hudson River. Although only a quick subway ride from bustling Grand Central station, Greenwich Village seems almost like a different city entirely, its streets lined with ivy-covered houses and candlelit restaurants.
The Republic, Mon, Nov 24 2014 @ 10:50 AM
A new exhibit, Paper Reveries , second in the series Art Ahead , will open at Borough of Manhattan Community College of the City University of New York on Wednesday, December 10, 2014 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. in the Shirley Fiterman Art Center, at 81 Barclay Street in Lower Manhattan. "ART AHEAD, as a series, will be a platform for contemporary art that explores risk taking and sparks conversation on art," says Kathleen Kucka, curator of the exhibition.
GlobeNewswire, Tue, Nov 25 2014 @ 11:31 AM
There's lots to give thanks for this week if you work or live downtown or if you had the foresight to invest in the area in the gloomy years immediately following 9/11. A stroll from Chambers Street to the Battery, or from river to river, reveals the golden turkey and the trimmings - from just-opened Pier A restaurant Harbor House to the under-construction Beekman Hotel and Residences in the landmarked Temple Court building at Beekman Street and Park Row.
New York Post, Tue, Nov 25 2014 @ 02:06 AM
Date: Sunday, Dec. 7 Time: 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Leave from Deer Path Park Ages: All Cost: $33 per person Hop on a coach bus for a trip into the winter wonderland of Rockefeller Center. Experience the holiday season like never before in historic Manhattan- where the smell of hot chocolate and pine waft through the air.
The Jersey Journal, Mon, Nov 24 2014 @ 11:13 PM
The son of subway push victim Wai Kuen Kwok holds his father's picture outside the wake Sunday, Nov. 23 in Manhattan. The a MTA motorman who ran over a Bronx mana shoved into a his train's path a by a career criminal returned to work Monday a for the first time since the grisly incident a - and scoffed at the a deranged accused killer's claim that he couldn't remember the murder.
New York Post, Mon, Nov 24 2014 @ 09:06 PM