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The Times Square New Year's Eve ball.

A New Year's Eve history lesson

Dec 31, 2014
The story behind the birth of the Times Square ball.
Posted In: new years eve, New York, Times Square, ball
Anti-fracking demonstrators protest in New York City.

New York is first state to ban fracking

Dec 17, 2014
Kai sits down with Marketplace's Scott Tong to talk fracking.
Posted In: fracking, New York, Oil
Patti Romp, in striped jacket, has been selling Christmas trees for 27 years. Her daughter, Ellie Bishop, far left, and son, Tim Romp, are taking the reigns this year

Secrets of the Christmas tree lot

Dec 17, 2014
The Vermont family selling that Christmas tree in Brooklyn? They didn't grow it. A big tree farm did.
Posted In: Christmas tree, holiday, Christmas, migrant workers, New York

Delia Ephron: "Nora always said we shared half a brain"

Oct 27, 2014
The author and screenwriter shares a few of her numerical neuroses.
Posted In: Nora Ephron, live events, New York

New York begins free universal pre-kindergarten

Sep 3, 2014
Free universal pre-K begins as part of an initiative by new mayor Bill de Blasio.
Posted In: preschool, day care, New York

Assemble your own Stanley Cup gift basket

Jun 4, 2014
The numbers behind what some are calling a pretty low stakes wager
Posted In: Stanley Cup, california, New York, Jerry Brown, Andrew Cuomo

New York parents opt out of high stakes tests

Apr 30, 2014
It's the latest protest against testing connected to the Common Core curriculum.
Posted In: standardized tests, common core, New York

Where to sell Alibaba's treasure?

Mar 17, 2014
China's Alibaba Group says it will list in New York instead of Hong Kong.
Posted In: alibaba group, NYSE, China, New York

New York's Fashion Week spreads out from its uptown hub

Feb 6, 2014
The co-founder of MADE Fashion Week talks the 'new guard' of American fashion.
Posted In: New York, Fashion Week

New York cracks down on false reviews

Sep 23, 2013
New York's Attorney General has slapped 19 companies with fines for writing fake online reviews.
Posted In: Yelp, online reviews, business, ratings, New York, reviews, fake reviews

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