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Police Find Dead Body In Lower East Side Bathroom

11 minutes agoUnited States / New York : Gothamist

A dead man was found in a Lower East Side bathroom late on Friday night, police say. [ more › ]

HBO's New Show 'Crashing' Is About The Importance Of Giving Up On Your Dreams

"Follow your dreams," is a popular strain of advice, because unless you're like me and are constantly having dreams where someone chases you through a maze of warehouses while you're also late for work, dreams are a good place where good things happen. Show More Summary

Man Reportedly Trying To Calm Subway Rider Gets Stabbed On 1 Train

A 1 train rider was punched and stabbed in the back yesterday afternoon in Harlem. One account suggests that the victim had been trying to calm his attacker down, while other reports say the pair were fighting. [ more › ]

Photos: New Yorkers Enjoy Creepily Warm February Day

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

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 › ]

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 › ]

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 › ]

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 › ]

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

Fighting Aircraft Noise Over Long Island

The efforts of Long Island, New York’s Town of East Hampton to quell aircraft noise involving the town-owned airport have been negated by a federal appeals court. This has resulted in a move to have the town shut down its airport and open the more than 600 acres for other uses. It’s an issue affecting many people on Long Island. Show More Summary

Extra, Extra: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Sees Reasons For Hope Despite Trump

Because Uber may be doomed, check out today's end-of-day links: anti-Semitic poop graffiti, spineless Peter King, New Yorkers reenact classic movie scenes, smart bees, Alec Baldwin on handling Trump supporters, and an all-natural monkey spa. Show More Summary

NYPD: E Train Groper 'Smiled' At Victim While Grabbing Her

Police are looking for a man accused of repeatedly touching a woman on a subway car earlier this month in Queens. [ more › ]

Roman Bread Pockets Make Italian Entrees Portable On The LES

Like a brave tulip popping up amidst the dollar slice weeds of the Lower East Side, Roman import Trapizzino opened for business this week on Orchard Street. The casual shop sells meat-and-sauce-stuffed bread pockets, trapizzino, dreamed up by Roman pizza celebrity Stefano Callegari, who began his triangular sandwich empire in 2008. Show More Summary

Fewer People Rode The Subway In 2016 As Did In 2015

Weekend subway service is notoriously crappy and confusing. Of course, this makes sense. Track maintenance and other upkeep needs to happen, and it makes sense that work take place when it disrupts the fewest number of commuters. Still,...Show More Summary

Congestion cost New York $16.9 billion in 2016

In 2016, New York City's congestion worsened. According to INRIX, a transportation analytics company, New York last year went from the fifth-most congested city in America to second-most. The... To view the full story, click the title link.

New York surgery chain to sell stakes in 10 centers

Frontier Healthcare Holdings, which manages 15 ambulatory surgery centers in New York and New Jersey, is selling its minority ownership stakes in 10 New York surgery centers to Physicians Endoscopy,... To view the full story, click the title link.

Here Are 5 Good Things That Happened This Week That You-Know-Who Couldn't Stop

This week, President Brump (we're still working on Trump and Bannon's couple name) marked their one month anniversary in office. And yes, it has felt much, much longer than that. Also, a peach tree was stolen from a home on Blueberry Lane in my old hometown. Show More Summary

Community Board Member Calls For City Island Restaurant To Lose Liquor License Following Chair-Throwing Brawl

After a recent chair-throwing brawl that saw the City Island restaurant Seafood City turn into an ECW battle royal, one community board member is demanding the State Liquor Authority investigate the brawl and possibly rescind the restaurant's liquor license. [ more › ]

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