Jimmy Fallon to Brian Williams: ‘The Tonight Show’ belongs in NYC

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Jimmy Fallon made his debut as host of “The Tonight Show” Monday but first he sat down as a guest — of the Nightly News with Brian Williams.

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Donations let blind man keep dog that saved him from NYC subway

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A blind man who would have had to say goodbye to the guide dog that stayed by his side after a fall onto the New York City subway tracks will now get to keep his loyal companion of eight years.

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Blind man struck by subway says dog ‘saved my life’

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A blind man and his guide dog were struck by a subway train in Manhattan on Tuesday after the man lost consciousness and they tumbled on to the tracks, but both escaped without serious injury.

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EDITOR’S NOTE: NBC News is gathering information on how to help Cecil Williams and will post it here as soon as possible on Wednesday 

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From the archives: Shovels, not plows, cleared snow off NYC streets

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Snow can make for tough travel here in New York this week, but at least we’re armed with modern snow removal equipment. That wasn’t the case in 1908, when horse-drawn wagons were used to remove the white stuff:

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That’s one big tree! Watch as the Christmas tree is erected in Rockefeller Center

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A 76-foot-tall Norway Spruce is erected in Rockefeller Plaza in preparation for the Dec. 4 lighting.

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WATCH LIVE: New York City commemorates 9/11 with the ‘Tribute in Light’

The “Tribute in Light” returns for one night as a tribute to all those who were lost on September 11th. The lights, located in lower Manhattan, will begin at sunset on September 11, 2013 and fading away at dawn on September 12th. 

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Giant Stars and Stripes flies over George Washington Bridge for Labor Day

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The largest free-flying American flag in the world was unfurled over New York’s George Washington Bridge on Monday.

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Court upholds ruling striking down NYC’s ban on large sugary drinks

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A New York appeals court has upheld a ruling striking down New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s latest health push: his controversial ban on large sugary drinks. 

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Statue of Liberty officially reopens for July 4th

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The Statue of Liberty finally reopened on the Fourth of July months after Superstorm Sandy swamped its little island in New York Harbor as Americans across the country marked the holiday with fireworks and barbecues.

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Photographer documents subway construction nine stories below Manhattan

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A project 90 years in the making had better be impressive, and the Metropolitan Transport Authority’s $4.5 billion Second Avenue Subway project does not disappoint.

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Extraordinary 1939 color film of New York City compared to present day

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We got to see a vivid reminder this week that New York City never stays the same with an extraordinary color film that surfaced thanks to the Romano Archives. The crowning moment of the film is the at-the-time-brand-new Rockefeller Center rising up from Midtown Manhattan.

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Manhattanhenge! A skyscraper sunset stops traffic in New York City

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New Yorkers were wowed on Wednesday by a sunset that was perfectly framed by skyscrapers, thanks to an urban astronomical phenomenon known as Manhattanhenge.

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'I hope I get a second chance': Anthony Weiner launches bid to become NYC mayor

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Anthony Weiner, whose career as a congressman collapsed after he posted sexually suggestive pictures of himself on Twitter, has announced that he’s running for mayor of New York City.

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NYC artist’s photos of unknowing subjects raise privacy concerns

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To the well-known photographer who shot them with a telephoto lens, the pictures of people going about their daily lives in the building across the street constitute art.

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Bird’s eye view of WTC spire being positioned

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The Port Authority of NY & NJ has released a video of the view from the One World Trade Center spire as it was being placed atop of the building making it the tallest in the western hemisphere.

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