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Aug 26, 2014, 16:47 ET

Alliance New York Municipal Income Fund Releases Monthly Portfolio Update

 Alliance New York Municipal Income Fund, Inc. (NYSE: AYN) (the "Fund") today released its monthly portfolio update as of July 31,...

Aug 25, 2014, 17:55 ET
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New York REIT, Inc. Acquires Twitter Headquarters Building in Manhattan

 New York REIT, Inc. ("NYRT") (NYSE: NYRT), a publicly traded real estate investment trust ("REIT"), announced today that it has closed...

Aug 21, 2014, 17:55 ET
Courtyard New York Manhattan/Midtown East offers guests advance purchase rates up to 10% off of regular rates from now through May 31, 2015. For information, visit www.Marriott.com/NYCME or call 1-212-644-1300. (PRNewsFoto/Courtyard New York Manhattan/Mid)

Courtyard New York Manhattan/Midtown East Entices Visitors With Lower Rates

Travelers heading to the Big Apple will be unable to resist the temptation of Courtyard New York Manhattan/Midtown East's juicy new rates. Photo...

Aug 21, 2014, 15:43 ET

MADE & Maybelline New York Unite to Support the Next Generation of Great Fashion Designers and Content Creators

 MADE, the downtown creative hub, has partnered with number one cosmetic brand Maybelline New York to act as the Official Makeup Partner of...

Aug 21, 2014, 12:09 ET

Federal Home Loan Bank of New York Declares a 4.05% Dividend for the Second Quarter of 2014

The Federal Home Loan Bank of New York ("FHLBNY") is pleased to announce that, on August 21, 2014, its Board of Directors ("Board") approved a...

Aug 20, 2014, 10:25 ET
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Bond No. 9: Queens, the most ethnically diverse place on earth

Now in our 11th year, New York-centric Bond No. 9 has become a global brand, sold in 35 countries. So when it came to honing in on a locale...

Aug 20, 2014, 09:47 ET
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Bond No. 9 : le Queens, quartier le plus multiculturel de la planète

- Le quartier new-yorkais du Queens ? Sans conteste le plus multiculturel qui soit au monde. Notre toute dernière eau de parfum, Bond No. 9...

Aug 20, 2014, 09:47 ET
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Bond No. 9: Queens, el lugar de la tierra con más diversidad étnica

-- ¿El municipio de Queens? Se tratad del lugar de la tierra con mayor diversidad étnica. Nuestro último eau de parfum, Bond No. 9...

Aug 20, 2014, 09:47 ET
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Bond No. 9: Queens, el lugar de mayor diversidad étnica del planeta

Ahora en su 11o. año, la neoyorquina Bond No. 9 se ha convertido en una marca internacional que se vende en 35 países. Por eso, a la hora...

Aug 20, 2014, 09:47 ET
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Bond No. 9: Queens, o lugar mais diversificado etnicamente na Terra

Agora em nosso 11o ano, a Bond No. 9, de Nova York, se tornou uma marca global, vendida em 35 países. Assim, quando tivemos de escolher um...

Aug 20, 2014, 09:47 ET
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Bond No. 9 Queens, der ethnisch vielfältigste Ort der Welt

- Der Bezirk Queens? Er ist der ethnisch vielfältigste Ort der Welt. Unser neuestes Parfüm, Bond No. 9 Queens, schließt ebenfalls...

Aug 14, 2014, 20:38 ET

The 41st Annual Village Halloween Parade In New York City Announces This Year's Theme: "The Garden Of Earthly Delights"

 New York City's 41st Annual Village Halloween Parade has announced the theme for this year as "The Garden of Earthly Delights." The...

Aug 14, 2014, 14:31 ET
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Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga: Cheek To Cheek LIVE!, Swings on THIRTEEN's Great Performances, Friday, October 24 at 9 p.m. ET on PBS

Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga: Cheek To Cheek LIVE! -- featuring an evening of classic jazz standards in both vocal duets and solo performances...

Aug 14, 2014, 12:27 ET
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American Realty Capital New York City REIT to Acquire Laurel Commercial Condominiums and Trump Place Parking Garage

 American Realty Capital New York City REIT, Inc. ("NYCR"), a public non-traded real estate investment trust ("REIT"), announced today that...

Aug 14, 2014, 08:45 ET
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Luxury Pawnbroker New York Loan Company Serves Patrons of the International Gem Tower Shopping Mall

New York Loan Company was the first business to open in the International Gem Tower, followed by other industry heavyweights including the...

Aug 13, 2014, 17:04 ET

AARP: Schumer Bill Puts Brakes on Social Security Office Closures

 AARP New York today praised U.S. Senator Charles Schumer for introducing legislation that would stop the closure of local Social Security...

Aug 13, 2014, 11:51 ET
New York University alumni returning to their alma mater for special events will have nothing to growl at when it comes to finding deluxe accommodations at a reasonable rate thanks to the Courtyard New York Manhattan/SoHo. The SoHo hotel near NYU shows its pride by welcoming former, current and future Violets -- and all of their family and friends -- with room rates from $279 per night. For information, visit www.CourtyardSoHo.com or call 1-212-414-8282. (PRNewsFoto/Courtyard NY Manhattan/SoHo)

Courtyard New York Manhattan/SoHo Courts NYU Alumni, Families With Special Discount

New York University alumni returning to their alma mater for special events will have nothing to growl at when it comes to finding deluxe...

Aug 12, 2014, 10:30 ET

New York Gastroenterology Associates Proudly Announces Jay C. Desai, M.D. Has Joined Practice

New York Gastroenterology Associates, L.L.P. (NYGA), welcomes Jay C. Desai, M.D. to its top-rated practice. Dr. Desai is a Clinical Instructor of...

Aug 11, 2014, 20:39 ET

New York City Regional Center Providing $247 million for Projects in the Brooklyn Navy Yard

 The New York City Regional Center ("NYCRC") www.nycrc.com is  providing $247 million of capital to help fund the continued redevelopment...

Aug 11, 2014, 12:41 ET

NYBC's Laboratory of Complement Biology Receives NIH Support to Study "Hyperactive Immune Cells in Patients with Sickle Cell Disease"

For patients with sickle cell disease (SCD), blood transfusions remain a cornerstone of treatment, with 60-90% of patients receiving red blood cell...