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Photos: New Yorkers Enjoy Creepily Warm February Day

14 minutes agoUnited States / New York : Gothamist

Yesterday's weather was, to go with an understatement, not what you usually think of for a February day. While the Mets kicked off their spring training schedule (with a win) in sunny Florida, New Yorkers enjoyed basically the same weather that the boys in orange and blue did. Show More Summary

SFMTA “Sting” Operation Snares Deadbeats, Even on Saturdays – Northbound #43 Masonic at Fulton

TweetNormally it’s totally cool to not pay your MUNI fare, but not today on the #43 Masonic: Oh, but wait, this isn’t at all a sting operation, ’cause that kind of thing involves some sort of subterfuge, right? So when you move here from New Yawk and then start talking about: “…a sting operation in […]

Where to Drink and Watch the Oscars

The biggest night for the movie industry is upon us The Sie Film Center is hosting an its 3rd annual community Oscars party. Come as you are, or dress to impress. Seating is free and first come, first seated. Drink specials all night! come from the Henderson Lounge. Show More Summary

NYPD Claims New Yorkers Won't Be Deported For Turnstile Jumping

Larry Byrne, the New York Police Department's deputy commissioner for legal affairs, told reporters on Friday that non-citizen New Yorkers will not be deported from the United States over minor offenses. "Nobody is getting deported for jumping a turnstile," he said. [ more › ]

SOBEWFF 2017: Art of Tiki Featured Zombies, Scorpions, and Enough Rum to Kill a Pirate

If cocktails are a religion, than tiki is some hybrid of Santería and gold-wrapped, incense-burning Catholicism. While classic cocktails like the daiquiri, a humble shake of lime juice, dark rum, and simple syrup, rely on only a handful...Show More Summary

Chances of showers before dry week in Bay Area

A chance of passing showers is on tap for the the Bay Area this weekend before the region gets a stretch of something unique — dry weather, forecasters said Saturday. The isolated showers in the region should bring minimal rainfall totals...Show More Summary

SOBEWFF 2017: JR's Gourmet Burgers of Miami Springs Wins Burger Bash's People's Choice Award

Miami Beach's briny ocean breezes were tinged with the scent of grilled beef last evening as thousands took to the sand for the South Beach Wine & Food Festival's Burger Bash — the annual feast that celebrates all things on a bun.

Residents Near Kosciuszko Bridge Raise Objections To Blowing It Up

When the news first came in about the state blowing up the Kosciuszko Bridge, people were pretty excited, both at the prospect of a good old fashioned explosion and the chance to see a hated bridge turned into dust. However, residents who live near the bridge are raising concerns about the consequences that blowing up the bridge could have on their air quality. [ more › ]

Man wanted in triple slaying of Sacramento pastor and her two grandsons is arrested in Mississippi

A suspect in the deaths of a California pastor and her two adult grandsons has been arrested in Mississippi. Media outlets report 52-year-old Jerod Michael Watson was arrested Friday in Biloxi, Miss., on panhandling charges. Watson is wanted for the slayings of Christine Lucas, 68; Marquise Brown,...

Sweet Charlie’s Rolls Ice Cream Experience into Buckhead Late Spring

Sweet Charlie’s, the Philadelphia-based/Thai-inspired, rolled ice cream and yogurt phenomenon rolls its first-ever franchise location into Buckhead (3872 Roswell Road, next to Superica) this spring. The young brand features the hand-rolled,...Show More Summary

NYPD: This Guy Took Man's Yarmulke, Made Anti-Semitic Remarks At Yankees Game

The police are hoping the public can help them find a man accused of hateful, anti-Semitic actions during a Yankees game last fall. [ more › ]

Hoof, Wing, and Fin Wheels Into Denver

Bone broth and some fancy dishes right out of a food truck Brett Langstaff and Greg Loonie, Two chefs that spent the last eight years cooking in New York City, brought a new food truck in Denver. Langstaff and Loonie, who met in theShow More Summary

Police investigating homicide in Prince George's County

Police responded to a call early Saturday morning and found a woman dead at the scene.

Report: Saba Restaurant in Oakhurst Closes

A commenter noted late yesterday that Saba Restaurant has closed its Oakhurst location…. Strolled to Oakhurst tonight thinking of a salad at Saba, only to discover it’s gone. There’s still the one in Emory Village, but I’m sorry it’s left Oakhurst. Yelp is also reporting that the Oakhurst location has closed and their website and […]

4-Alarm Fire Rips Through Upper West Side Building, Injuring 7

A huge fire broke out in a Manhattan apartment on the Upper West Side and 170 firefighters responded to what ended being a four-alarm blaze. [ more › ]

Come to Mass, President Trump, and meet some wonderful, terrified families

Jersey Vargas, 13, was just starting a long night of homework Wednesday when I asked how school was going. “Everything’s fine. Straight A’s,” said the Panorama City seventh-grader, who attends a magnet school and wants to go to Harvard or Yale one day. “But math is getting more difficult.” I hadn’t...

Photos: President Obama And Malia Meet Mark Ruffalo, Danny DeVito At Broadway Play

President Barack Obama continued his father-daughter time in New York City by taking Malia to see a new production of an Arthur Miller play last night. They also met the cast of The Price—Malia is probably a fan of It's Only Sunny in Philadelphia, right? [ more › ]

What About a Cucumber in a Baggie?

Guy #1: You're getting a cape? Guy #2: Yeah, I figure we can prop the hood up and make it like the reservoir. Guy #1: You're either going to look like a giant penis in a condom or a Ku Klux Klan member in saran wrap. –Costume Store, 11th & Broadway Overheard by: brian

The Battle of L.A. turns 75: When a panicked city fought a Japanese invasion that never happened

This week marks the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Los Angeles, one of the scarier and more absurd moments in the city’s World War II efforts. Following the Dec. 7, 1941, attack on Pearl Harbor, war jitters swept the Southland. By February 1942, air-raid sirens, searchlights and antiaircraft...

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