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For more than a month, protestors held die-in demonstrations nightly at Grand Central Terminal to bring awareness to the choke hold death of Eric Garner — among other police brutality cases — but then the MTA announced a ban on the practice. After a brief hiatus, demonstrators returned to the bustling transit hub Monday night […]

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In New York, Sunday night marked the fifth consecutive evening of demonstrations against a Staten Island jury’s decision to not indict a cop for the death of Eric Garner. The New York Times reports that about 250 protesters gathered in Union Square and marched to Grand Central Station to hold a “die-in” before going to […]

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Following the announcement Wednesday afternoon that a Staten Island grand jury has decided to not indict Officer Daniel Pantaleo with criminal charges related to the death of Eric Garner, protests have begun in NYC. Mayor Bill de Blasio criticized the outcome, saying, “This is a deeply emotional day — for the Garner Family, and all New Yorkers. […]

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The same urban explorer who recently snuck into the 13-foot-wide Tiffany clock at Grand Central Terminal posted some new photos of the storied building. Instagrammer @dark.cyanide and his accomplice, @dirtydav1, accessed the catwalks used mostly by workers high above the main concourse — and they didn’t stop there. “How often do you get a chance […]

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An urban explorer going by the Instagram handle @dark.cyanide infiltrated the famous Tiffany clock at Grand Central Terminal and posted some ridiculous photos of it. First reported by Untapped Cities, ANIMAL spoke to the photographer over email. “I do what I do because I like to explore places I never thought I would get to see in person.” […]

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According to the Daily News, Grand Central is a magnet for perverts and ranks number one in creepiness: Straphangers throughout the city reported being the victim of creeps bumping, grinding, groping, flashing and assaulting them more than 3,000 times over a five-year period — and Grand Central Station is the epicenter of subway sleaze, an […]

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Nick Cave’s immersive performance art piece HEARD NY premiered at the Grand Central Metro station, filling the space with a gentle rustling sound. Each of the 30 uniquely-crafted horse-suits required two dancers from the Alvin Ailey Dance School to maneuver. The horses “graze” by shifting around and trotting in circles, then breaking into choreographed dance routines set to […]

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Midtown just got one step closer to its long-rumored redevelopment. At yesterdays Community Board 5 meeting, the definitive plans for the rezoning of East Midtown were officially unveiled, covering a region that includes the area surrounding Grand Central Terminal and up Park Avenue to 57th Street–an area that spans 74 blocks, The Observier reports. The […]

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Sticky notes are tricky. Unlike tape, you can’t spin a gigantic web or sculpt a bike-thieving mega-jellyfish out of it. Stop-motion aside, you have to stick to the classics, like giant murals. There’s one at Grand Central Terminal’s Venderbilt Hall right now. It took a record 112,640 Post-it Super Sticky Notes and a month to […]

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