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Falling Ice Plagues City; Briefly Shuts Down Upper Level Of Verrazano Bridge

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — As temperatures jumped to 40 degrees on Wednesday, melting and falling ice put pedestrians and drivers at risk.

Large chunks of ice fell from a building on the Upper West Side Wednesday, hitting several parked cars on Central Park West. 140 more words

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Officer dies from injuries he suffered in 2013 crash on Verrazano-Narrows Bridge

NEW YORK (AP) — The Metropolitan Transportation Authority says one of its bridges and tunnels officers has died from injuries he suffered more than a year ago on the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge. 120 more words

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Our Gateway to Manhattan Turns 50

(Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, Early 1960’s. Image from Museum of The City of New York)

Happy Birthday this past week to the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge which turned 50! 123 more words

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'Fearless' Men Built Verrazano, Writer Recalls On Bridge's 50th Anniversary

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The construction of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge in the early 1960s was a breathtaking spectacle much like a ballet or circus act, describes a longtime journalist who covered the rising of the iconic New York span. 353 more words

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Selected Events + Today's Featured Neighborhood-WestVillage (11/13)

Today’s “TOP 3″/ Selected NYCity Events – THURSDAY, NOV. 13, 2014
“We search the internet everyday looking for the very best of What’s Happening on Manhattan’s WestSide, so that you don’t have to. 907 more words

2014 NYC Marathon (Staten Island)

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Week 52/52 recap

5 with strides – 4 easy – 26.2, NYC Marathon (5:18:40)

“Race you to the finish line,” I challenged my son. I wasn’t encouraging his banditing of the NYC Marathon, rather I had set a playful goal for myself to try to cross the finish line before he completed his matinée performance in nearby Lincoln Center. 1,680 more words

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