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Bronx liquor store robbery blamed on construction site

A gun-toting thief targeted a busy Bronx liquor store because a curbside construction site made the shop an easy target, the store owner says.

Your Dreams: Analysis by Lauren Lawrence

I dreamt I wandered into a beautiful estate in an upscale area. No one was home so I walked in touching things in amazement.

Thief breaks into more than 20 businesses in Queens, Bronx: police

A bendable burglar has broken into more than 20 delis and restaurants in Queens and the Bronx by squirming through ventilation ducts and bashing in rear and rooftop doors, police said Saturday.

Body found under Coney Island's Boardwalk: officials

A man was found dead under Coney Island’s famed Boardwalk on Saturday, officials said.

Top city officials head to Rockaway for town hall meeting

Queens residents can bring their recovery problems directly to top city officials Monday at a Hurricane Sandy town hall.

Tony Danza, Judth Light have 'Who's the Boss' reunion on red carpet

It was a 'Who’s the Boss?' reunion at the opening of Broadway’s 'Disgraced' when Judith Light and Tony Danza had a red carpet run in.

Matthew Rhys stars in 'Death Comes to Pemberley'

Matthew Rhys admits that as he was growing up, he didn’t pay much attention to mystery writer P.D. James. “Her stories were something my parents watched on television,” he says.

Families living in NYCHA developments can visit American Museum of Natural History free

Families living in NYCHA developments will be able to enjoy free trips to the American Museum of Natural History, city and museum officials announced Saturday.

L’Oréal USA buys Brooklyn beauty brand Carol’s Daughter

A Brooklyn beauty brand is headed for the big time.Cosmetics giant L’Oréal USA has announced it’s buying Carol’s Garden, a line of hair, body and skincare products born out of a Bedford-Stuyvesant kitchen 21 years ago.

Martha Plimpton finds her 'Balance' on Broadway

There’s no place like home. For Martha Plimpton, now starring on Broadway in “A Delicate Balance,” that theme resonates loudly both on and off stage.

George Carlin gets a street named for him

More than six years after the great George Carlin died, he’s finally got a street in his old neighborhood named after him.

TV gets spooky for Halloween

Christmas is hearing footsteps. Ever since the flickering blue light of a 1948 Magnavox became the focal point of the American living room, television has adopted Christmas as its favorite holiday.

Ottawa's Parliament Hill reopens after fatal shooting

The site of a homegrown terror attack in Ottawa that left a Canadian soldier dead was reopened Saturday — and a moment of religious solidarity marked the solemn occasion.

Brooklyn man charged in boyfriend's fatal stabbing

A 27-year-old Brooklyn man who relatives said would “never hurt a fly” is facing murder charges for stabbing his live-in boyfriend to death, authorities said Saturday.

Ice skating season returns to Prospect Park

WINTER — or at least ice-skating season — is here. Brooklyn’s Lefrak Center at Lakeside will switch to cold-weather sports this weekend after a summer of roller skating.

Osterholm: Protect New Yorkers by stopping the Ebola epidemic in West Africa

If everybody coming through Newark and Kennedy airports is placed in supervised quarantine, and not allowed to go to their final destination, it’s a terribly bad use of quarantine to protect the public.

Fall brings worthy releases from cult artists

In fall, winners take it all. The onslaught of autumn releases from musical superstars steals attention from anyone who lacks the blinding profile of a Beyoncé, or the selling power of Adele.

Volunteers turn a Queens house for veterans into a home

Some patio furniture and a grill can go a long way to helping turn a Queens house for veterans into a home.

Horror stars name their own private fears

Real-life terrors keep even horror god Stephen King up at night. And scream queens who have battled knife-wielding maniacs, zombies and angry ghosts are haunted by much more mundane phobias. In time for Halloween, we asked some of the biggest horror icons to spill their guts about what scares them.

Eating Along the A Line: Jay St.-MetroTech

These days, once-quiet streets near the Jay St.-MetroTech subway station are crowded, as high-rise condos and upscale hotels arrive and new shops move into the business district known as MetroTech.

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