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What's streaming and leaving Netflix: June 2017

There's so much to do outside this summer but we won't judge you for camping out on the couch, blasting the AC and binging on season 5 of "Orange is the New Black," which returns to Netflix on June 9. After all, this is your last call to watch "Honey, I Shrunk the Kids," "The Little Rascals" or...

One Of NYC's Loveliest Pocket Parks Could Soon Be Plunged Into Darkness

Midtown pocket parks are, as the name suggests, not exactly wide open spaces—they're tucked between buildings, just hidden enough so not everyone knows about them. One of our favorite little Manhattan oases is Greenacre Park, located at 217 East 51st Street between 2nd and 3rd Avenues, where it's thrived ever since 1971. Show More Summary

After Issuing Thousands Of New Parking Placards, De Blasio Promises Crackdown On Placard Abuse

On the heels of his decision to issue thousands of new parking permits to Department of Education employees, Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday announced a plan to crack down on so-called placard abuse, i.e. when city employees park illegally and rely on city-issued or counterfeit permits to avoid tickets. [ more › ]

Democrats Win Back Meaningless Majority In The State Senate

After a special election yesterday that sent another Democrat to the New York State Senate, Democrats once again have a technically meaningless 32-31 majority in the chamber, thanks to the Independent Democratic Conference. [ more ›...

Where to Work Out and Drink at the Same Time in Austin

Yoga and jogging with beer and wine Why drink and exercise separately when it’s far more efficient to do them together? Luckily, several places around Austin have caught onto the detox/retox trend, offering workout classes with the opportunity to drink and socialize afterwards. Show More Summary

Rosenberg’s Bagels & Delicatessen Fires Up at the Stanley

The popular marketplace added great bagels to its offerings Rosenberg’s Bagels and Delicatessen is now open in its second location at the hot (and growing) Stanley Marketplace (2501 Dallas Street). Sprawling in a space with twice the...Show More Summary

Zihuatanejo cop identifies fake chief

The criminal gang member who allegedly infiltrated the Zihuatanejo police force and became a senior officer is among the 20 so-called fake police arrested earlier this month, says a member of FULL STORY The post Zihuatanejo cop identifies fake chief appeared first on Mexico News Daily.

Police Officer Shoots Suspect While Pinned Him Between Cars On West Side

Police did not say how many shots the officer fired or if the suspect was armed. The officer suffered a possible broken leg; and the suspect is expected to survive. [ more › ]

Body Pulled From Columbus Park Lagoon Wednesday

The body of a man was pulled from the Columbus Park Lagoon on the city's West Side Wednesday morning, according to police. [ more › ]

White Clam Pizza & Other Italian-American Staples Coming To Echo Park's New Cosa Buona

Cosa Buona has taken over the former Pizza Buona location on Sunset and Alvarado. [ more › ]

How to get to cut-off areas of Big Sur? One hotel is helicoptering guests in

If you've got the money, you can go via the air and stay at the Post Ranch Inn. The hotel is offering a helicopter package for guests that costs anywhere from $4,291-$13,518 depending on the room and number of nights. Guests take off from Monterey and take a 15-20 minute flight to get to the hotel.

A Freedom Caucus Republican says the foundation of the Trump budget is ‘a lie’

"What it does is it perpetuates a myth that we can go out there and balance a budget without touching entitlements,” said Rep. Mark Sanford (R-S.C.) at a House Budget Committee hearing. “It's not only a myth, it's frankly a lie."

Pol says city should help employees buy out their retiring bosses

When business owners retire, a scary situation for employees could become their opportunity, according to a policy brief from Public Advocate Letitia James Wednesday. James' office estimates... To view the full story, click the title link.

The Slanted Door Expands To Vegas

It's headed to Caesar's Palace in 2018. [ more › ]

Suspect in Times Square car crash that killed one is indicted

A man accused of intentionally mowing down pedestrians on a Times Square sidewalk, killing one and injuring 22 others, was indicted Wednesday by a grand jury. Richard Rojas did not appear in court... To view the full story, click the title link.

Fight Over D.C.'s Death With Dignity Law Finds New Life In Trump's Budget

It's the latest salvo in a fight between the federal and local governments over the measure. [ more › ]

Before and after the latest disaster that cut Big Sur off from the rest of the world

People had to bushwhack a 1-mile trail through the woods to get their kids to school. This sounds like a dystopian action novel but it's everyday life for the people in Big Sur.

$4.5 Million Remodel for Orleans French Market Buffet

Bigger and better all-you-can-eat dining later this year The Orleans temporarily closed its French Market Buffet for a remodel on May 15, but new paperwork reveals the makeover will be even more elaborate than expected. Featuring a Bourbon...Show More Summary

Help Save Grunge Landmark Black Dog Forge, A Longstanding Practice Space for Icons like Soundgarden and Pearl Jam

5 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Leilani Polk AMBER CORTES The basement of Black Dog Forge played a significant role in Seattle's grunge music history—the 30-by-30-foot underground Belltown space is where Soundgarden, Pearl Jam, Presidents of The United States of America, Brad, Green Apple Quick Step, and many other bands were known to practice for nearly three decades. Show More Summary

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