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Broadway Musical Hamilton Receives Backlash for Controversial 'Non-White' Open Casting Call

Broadway Musical Hamilton Receives Backlash for Controversial 'Non-White' Open Casting Call

Originally posted 03/31/2016 12:35AM

Broadway hit musical Hamilton is in hot water for posting a controversial casting call, according to reports.

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Filed Under: New York, Theater
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Katie Holmes and Suri Cruise Meet the Cast of Broadway's School of Rock

Katie Holmes and Suri Cruise Meet the Cast of Broadway's School of Rock

Originally posted 03/30/2016 09:20PM

Her mom definitely 'rocks'!

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Watch as Rat Crawls on Sleeping Subway Passenger's Neck

Watch as Rat Crawls on Sleeping Subway Passenger's Neck

Originally posted 03/30/2016 08:30PM

It's safe to say this subway rider might consider cabs for some time after his most recent underground encounter.

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N.Y.C. First Lady Chirlane McCray Tweets 'Tampons for All' Poem in Favor of Free Tampons for Students and Repeal of Tax

Originally posted 03/29/2016 01:50PM

Poet @chirlane came to Twitter. Here's her poem about menstruation (in 140 character lines). #positionofstrengthhttps://t.co/NYd4I8l5uM— Steve Ladurantaye (@sladurantaye) March 23, 2016 Now that Chicago and the European Union have repealed their taxes on tampons and other feminine products, New York City first lady Chirlane McCray is advocating for a similar bill in New York – through poetry.

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Filed Under: New York
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Deserving High School Students Gifted with Gorgeous Prom Gowns and Tuxes: 'I Feel So Beautiful'

Deserving High School Students Gifted with Gorgeous Prom Gowns and Tuxes: 'I Feel So Beautiful'

Originally posted 03/15/2016 01:10PM

Sequined dresses, tiaras, corsages… oh my!

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Woman Catcalled in NYC While Bundled Up in Parka and Boots is Now Getting Harassed Online

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Woman Catcalled in NYC While Bundled Up in Parka and Boots is Now Getting Harassed Online

Originally posted 02/10/2016 11:20AM

On her morning subway commute in New York City, a man catcalled Christen Brandt as she walked by, telling her she has "nice legs" despite being bundled in a puffy parka and tall boots.

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Filed Under: Harassment, New York
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Selena Gomez Heads to Dinner with Samuel Krost and Friends in NYC

Selena Gomez Heads to Dinner with Samuel Krost and Friends in NYC

Originally posted 01/22/2016 01:00AM

Selena Gomez enjoyed a night out with friends, including rumored new love interest Samuel Krost.

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Filed Under: New York, Selena Gomez
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Gun and Badge Stripped From NYPD Officer Internally Charged in Eric Garner Case: Report

Gun and Badge Stripped From NYPD Officer Internally Charged in Eric Garner Case: Report

Originally posted 01/09/2016 12:50AM

New York City police sergeant Kizzy Adonis has been charged internally by the New York Police Department with failure to supervise, as well as having her gun and badge stripped, according to a report.

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New York City Police Officer Saves Man From Suicide With Compassionate Hug

New York City Police Officer Saves Man From Suicide With Compassionate Hug

Originally posted 12/30/2015 05:25PM

A New York police officer is being recognized for going above and beyond the call of duty for a citizen in need.

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Armpit Paint and Stage Fright: The Secrets Behind Being The Nutcracker's Sugar Plum Fairy

Armpit Paint and Stage Fright: The Secrets Behind Being The Nutcracker's Sugar Plum Fairy

Originally posted 12/09/2015 12:30PM

Got visions of sugarplums dancing through your head? Ballerina Megan Fairchild will be a part of those reveries this Christmas. As a principal dancer for the New York City Ballet, Fairchild fills the important role of Sugar Plum Fairy in the holiday classic The Nutcracker.

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