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ATT is improving its service in New York City

I just received this text message from ATT – “Committed to improving you superior service, we recently launched a new cell site that will enhance coverage between W 110th and 116th street and surrounding area.” That sounds like an another good news for New Yorkers. More than a week ago we mentioned about Wi-Fi coming

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The New York Times Paywall

Next year The New York Times will start charging for an access to its online resources. Even that we still are guessing what it will look like, there are some unofficial numbers available. Possible prices: – an access to the Times for a 24 hour period will probably cost $2 – monthly web access –

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Wi-Fi is coming to New York City Subway

Bloomberg reports that $200 million will be spent to wire six subterranean stations in New York City. It will take about two years to add Wi-Fi along 14th Street at Sixth, Seventh and Eighth avenues and 23rd Street and Eighth Avenue. During another four years city will install antennas in the remaining 271. Thanks to

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Fourth of July 2010 in New York

In 2010 Macy’s Fourth of July Fireworks makes its second raid to the Hudson River. We prepared for you a list of prime places to see the show. West Side Highway – below 59th Street along Eleventh Avenue. Piers 54 and Pier 84 – West St. and 13th St. / West St. and 44th St.

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Free internet in Starbucks

During a Wired’s Business Conference in New York City, Starbucks? Howard Schultz announced that Starbucks is partnering with Yahoo in order to offer free Wifi. Customers will be able to enjoy free Wifi while drinking coffee beginning July 1. Right now you can connect to AT&T WiFi in Starbucks stores, and it is free for

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New York City limits Art Vendors in NY Parks

The Department of Parks and Recreation is planning to slice the number of vendors allowed at some of Manhattan’s busiest parks like Central Park, Union Square Park, Battery Park and the High Line Park. Bloomberg administration proposes on Friday to cut their numbers by 75 percent. Among reasons behind the decision are suggestions that vendors

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The Robots in New York City

Maker Faire, an event for electronics and robots enthusiasts, is coming to New York City. The event is scheduled for September 25 to 26, and will take place at the New York Hall of Science.

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Business in New York City

Why doing business in a place as expensive as New York City? Businesses in the city pays triple what they should be paying for office space anywhere else. However, salaries are at least double what they would be anywhere else. There are hundreds of thousands of small businesses in New York City and some of

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The best neighborhoods in New York

According to article published by nymag.com, the best neighborhood in New York is: Park Slope, 15th St. to Flatbush Ave., Prospect Park West to Fourth Ave. Number two is Lower East Side, Canal St. to Houston St., East River to Bowery. Number three Sunnyside and number four Cobble Hill & Boerum Hill. To read more

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New York City and Governors Island Park

After more than a year of negotiations, New York City is able to take control of Governors Island and convert a big part of the former military outpost into a public park. Last month, New York City reached a similar agreement with the state to take over Brooklyn Bridge Park.

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