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Smaller High Schools Improve Student Performance

In the past 15 years, many large high schools have been broken up into smaller units – and the students’ performance has improved.

11/03/2014

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Getaway Guide: A Big Apple Museum Crawl

Here’s a tour of a few of New York City’s many museums.

10/02/2014

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Female Cab Driver Company Is Illegal

By Amy E. Feldman PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A new taxi service in New York City – SheRides – is slated to launch this month, with the purpose of providing service to female riders who will […]

10/01/2014

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Cadillac Moves To New York For International Exposure

Cadillac is moving its headquarters – not its production – from Detroit to New York City, hoping to get more attention worldwide.

09/27/2014

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New Yorkers, Stop Whining: You Could Be Saving More Money Per Year Than Philadelphians

A new study claims residents of the Big Apple – one of the most expensive cities in the world – should find it easier to save than Philadelphians.

05/14/2014

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Getaway Guide: NYC’s High Line Park

Let’s look at New York’s High Line Park – a successful experiment in turning an eyesore into a recreational asset. It’s worth a weekend getaway.

04/16/2014

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Revamped Tavern On The Green — Now Owned By Philly Restaurateurs — Reopens April 24

New owners Philadelphia restaurateurs Jim Caiola and David Salama had planned to open last November. But construction and other problems delayed the opening.

04/02/2014

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Getaway Guide: Big Apple Neighborhood Acronyms

New York City has gone acronym berserk and hot neighborhoods have suddenly expanded as everyone on the periphery wants a piece of the action.

03/26/2014

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Deadly Explosion, Fire Levels Two Buildings In Harlem

A building in New York City’s Harlem reportedly exploded and partially collapsed on Wednesday morning.

03/12/2014

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Getaway Guide: A Bird’s Eye View Of Manhattan

The Roosevelt Island Tramway soars over the Queensboro Bridge from mid-town Manhattan, and it comes with a price tag that’s almost a “giveaway” in a city that’s not known to give away much!

02/28/2014

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Trial Begins For NJ Man And Former NY School Librarian Allegedly Involved In Kidnap, Rape, Kill Plot

A federal prosecutor says a New Jersey man and a former Manhattan school librarian conspired to kidnap, rape and kill women and children.

02/27/2014

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Getaway Guide: Holiday Shopping In Old New York

By car, train and bus, Philadelphians are drawn north for shopping in the city that never sleeps.

11/27/2013

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Documentary About Juvenile Justice Scandal In Pa. To Be Screened In NYC

“Kids for Cash” will also have a special screening in Philadelphia on Feb. 5, two days before it’s released in theaters nationwide.

11/14/2013

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Getaway Guide: Ellis Island

Last year, Ellis Island was swamped and shuttered by Sandy, but after a year of reconstruction, it’s once again open for visitors.

11/08/2013

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Getaway Guide: Brooklyn Bridge Park

You’ve never set foot in Brooklyn, but you know of Brooklyn Bridge Park. Come on along and don’t get distracted by Tom Selleck!

11/01/2013

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