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Looks like Bruce Willis's mining team from Armageddon could be employed again. In a relatively strange press release, according to the Wall Street Journal, a new, fittingly named company called Planetary Resources, Inc. has teamed up with none other than the high officials at Goo ... More >>
Mayor Bloomberg has slammed the results of an audit that called the Port Authority "a challenged and dysfunctional organization" with "ineffective cost controls," saying that the cost of the World Trade Center memorial is worth it for the sake of New York's reputation. "Can you imagine? If America ... More >>
This is something of a still life, but with people! Yesterday, our inscrutable Mayor Bloomberg was down at the World Trade Center, where a really fancy (and big!) motorcycle designed by Paul Teutul Jr. of American Chopper fame was unveiled as a tribute to the reconstruction of the World Trade Center ... More >>
Brad Cohan Don Fleming and the Folding Men Mercury Lounge Sunday, September 11 Better Than: Watching Terrorist Motherfuckers Destroy The World Trade Center As Don Fleming told the Voice recently, the Velvet Monkeys/Gumball/B.A.L.L./Half Japanese dude and superproducer moved to NYC in 1986 ... More >>
Guess what? You can now buy an "official 9/11 Memorial Flag," which will surely satisfy you in the case that you were looking for exactly such a flag to buy. Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced the existence of the flag, which will be flown at the State Capitol and at the entrance of the Nati ... More >>
Take a wild ride with the NYPD's drug squad
Brian August is a guy who believes in stories. For nearly 10 years, he has been mulling the creation of 110 Stories, a project that would bring together the collective memories of anyone who'd ever gazed out upon the World Trade Center from as far away as Jersey and Connecticut, as well as fr ... More >>
It was reported last week that members of the World Trade Center Survivors' Network, who had previously been allowed at the annual commemoration of the tragedy, would not be allowed to attend the 2011 ceremony at Ground Zero. (Nor, for that matter, would any other survivors.) Despite public o ... More >>
This year's commemoration ceremony at Ground Zero -- which marks the 10th, and will be held for the first time at the new 9/11 memorial -- will be the first to exclude survivors who escaped the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, reports DNA Info. The World Trade Center Survivors' Netwo ... More >>
President Barack Obama will be in New York City on Thursday to visit Ground Zero, where Osama Bin Laden's September 11 attack brought down the World Trade Center towers almost ten years ago. Though no schedule for the trip has been announced, New York 1 confirms that Obama will meet with fami ... More >>
The "secret-sharing" website Cryptome has released a never-before-seen video of the September 11th attacks on the World Trade Center, as visible from a police helicopter circling 300 feet above the burning towers. The video was obtained by the National Institute of Standards and Technology as part o ... More >>
And it still has life more than 200 years later
The city's Landmarks Preservation Commission voted unanimously to deny granting "individual landmark status" to 45-47 Park Place today, removing one of the final roadblocks to the Cordoba Initiative's plan to build a $100 million mosque and community center near Ground Zero. The commissioners' una ... More >>
Dress in all black, blow up a car, run. That's the general idea of attending the Group of 20 Summit this weekend in Toronto, if you're not invited to the shirt-and-tie party. As usual, the facist-hating environmental activists are causing a ruckus at the meetings where the world's most import ... More >>
Gunning for trouble in Bryant Park
Meet National Book Award winner Colum McCann
F2K is a countdown of the 50 worst songs of the decade. Track our progress here. Just another schmo who hoped that 9/11 would change everything...for his career.
As the world economy continues to collapse and celebrities line up to off themselves, there's heartening news: Pantone has announced the color of the year! And it's Obama! I mean Sully! I mean burnt siena! I mean....(drumroll)...turquoise! "Why turquoise?" I hear sea foam green screeching ... More >>
Ashanti's got nothing on Diana Ross
Sometimes the only way to get to love is through a tragedy
Secret testimony shows that Rudy's stump speech is inflated, at best
An eyewitness account of 9-11
Old info: It didn't do any good before 9-11. It's no good as an excuse for the new terror alert.
The Government Received Warnings of Bin Laden's Plans to Attack New York and D.C.
Artists Meet Frustration at Ground Zero
Journalist Daniel Pearl Was Killed for Being a Jew
Will Any of the Possibilities Really Be Considered?
A City of Spires Searches for Its Next Skyline
The Holiday Season is Upon Us. Feel Like Celebrating or Hibernating?
Dozens of Americans Have Tested Postive for Exposure to Anthrax. Having a nervous Breakdown Yet?
Towering Losses, Towering Deeds
How the Cold War and Its Aftermath Fueled Islamic Militancy
Bomb Plots in Manila, Mayhem in Manhattan
The New York Times Blacklists 13 Writers after WTC Report
When Art and Events Collide
100 Minutes of Tragedy That Will Haunt Us All
Court Says to Port Authority: No More Appeals
Role-Playing Microsofties Trigger Security Alerts
Compiled by Ginger Adams Otis