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Comedian Mark Malkoff Gives Out Free Cab Rides [VIDEO]

Comic Mark Malkoff decided to rent out a cab (and a driver) for 14 hours and give people free rides all over New York City. Sure beats taking the subway!

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Tim Probert

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.

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catherine li

Woman Walks From California to New York City [VIDEO]

When it comes to walking across the country from California to New York, "for the heck of it" is as good a reason as any. In fact, in an age where publicity and profit seem to be much more common motives for this type of quest, 24-year-old Catherine Li's largely under-the-radar 3,000-mile trek stands out as a true exception.

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Colorado cat found in New York after five years
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Missing Colorado Cat Shows Up Five Years Later in New York City

If she could talk, this calico cat named Willow would have some stories to tell.

Five years ago, the feline left the Squire home in Broomfield, Colorado when a contractor neglected to close a door. After there were no responses to the “lost cat” posters the Squires put up around the neighborhood, the family figured their pet had been eaten by the coyotes that are prevalent in the area.

Then, yesterday, the Squires got a very surprising phone call. Calico, who was mircochipped as a kitten, had been brought to an animal rescue shelter in New York City after a man spotted her wandering a Manhattan street.

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‘Sex and the City’ Prequel on the Way – CW Gives Nod to ‘The Carrie Diaries’

The CW has greenlit a new TV series based on 'Sex and the City' writer Candace Bushnell's 'The Carrie Diaries,' a series of young adult novels that follows protagonist Carrie Bradshaw from her senior year in a circa-1980s small town high school through the launch of her writing career in New York.

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Xu Bing

Art Made From the Dust of 9/11 Attack

When the Twin Towers fell on 9/11, the surrounding streets were enshrouded in plumes of smoke and massive clouds of dust.

Artist Xu Bing collected much of this dust and ten years later has used it as material for an installation called Where Does the Dust Collect? Blowing the dust onto the floor of an exhibition space with a leaf blower, he then stenciled a zen poem into it.

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Twin Towers Remembered On Screen – a Supercut of World Trade Center Cameos in Great Movies [VIDEO]

Before they become a symbolic of a terrible tragedy which befell America almost ten years ago, the World Trade Center Towers were a symbol of New York City and its largesse. To commemorate the tenth anniversary of September 11, editor Dan Meth has compiled a supercut of most of the Twin Towers' best big screen cameos.

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