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Bedroom Intruder: Video Shows Queens Burglar Crawling In Sleeping Victim's Room

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Police are looking for a daring burglary suspect who was caught on surveillance footage crawling on the victim's bedroom floor...with the victim sleeping there. [ more › ]

Flashback: The 1961 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

  This year is the 89th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, but the parade actually started back in 1924—it was dark between 1942 and 1944, due to World War II. [ more › ]

We’re Heading Out to Truss a Turkey

Enjoy! Grub's stepping out to spend the rest of the day peeling potatoes, making pie crust, and spreading holiday cheer, but remember that New York's complete Thanksgiving Guide is here for you at all hours, with ideas to booze up guests, places to purchase à la carte prepared dishes, and much more. Show More Summary

Whole Foods Again Accused of Selling Meat That’s Not As Humane As Claimed

Disheartening. The animal-rights group Direct Action Everywhere has released a report claiming that Whole Foods supplier Diestel Turkey Ranch raises its birds in terrible conditions. The report is accompanied by video reportedly taken...Show More Summary

Details Announced for Alinea’s Residency in Miami

To Florida he goes. Starting January 1, Alinea's Chicago home will close for a few months of renovations, and during that time Grant Achatz and Nick Kokonas will do a series of pop-ups around the world: First, in Madrid from JanuaryShow More Summary

Consumers Are Finally Tiring of Keurig

Not good. Is the Keurig machine, the envy of every home-appliance-maker, finally in crisis? After selling enough un-recyclable pods of mediocre coffee to circle the Earth more than a dozen times, America's obligatory countertop appliance...Show More Summary

The Official Grub Street Review of Walmart’s Patti LaBelle Sweet Potato Pie

Thanks to YouTuber James Wright's viral review, Walmart's Patti LaBelle Sweet Potato Pie has become the hottest Thanksgiving dish in America. At one point, Walmart was actually selling the pie, which retails for $3.48, at the rate of...Show More Summary

Costco’s Chicken Salad Is Giving People E. Coli, Too

The nasty bug's latest victim. The year of a million E. coli scares is now the year of a million and one: At least 19 people in seven states have gotten sick after eating the rotisserie-chicken salad at Costco, the CDC reports. Unlike...Show More Summary

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade - Balloon Inflation

The Macy's Thanksgiving Parade balloons takes a lot of helium. On Wednesday evening -- Macy's Parade Balloon Inflation took place on the Upper West Side. The balloons were inflated at the American Museum of Natural History and despite any concerns about security -- the crowds were huge and in good spirits. Show More Summary

Photos: Macy's Festive Thanksgiving Balloon Inflation Draws Huge Crowds

  As dusk fell and many tried to flee the city for the Thanksgiving holiday, plenty of New Yorkers headed to the Upper West Side to watch balloons get inflated for the 89th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. [ more › ]

Scenes From The Harrowing Human Zoo That Is Penn Station, Thanksgiving Eve 2015

  It's possible there are worse places then Penn Station during the evening rush hour on the day before Thanksgiving. The NYPD tow pound lot in Flushing? The men's room at The Abbey on any given Saturday night? The Great Pit of Carkoon,...Show More Summary

Extra, Extra: The Classic Thanksgiving Story About A Pilgrim Sexually Assaulting A Turkey

Because we're grateful for Thanksgiving-themed porn searches, check out today's end-of-day links: pilgrim turkey sex, Brother Orange saga, Steve Albini's punk rock Xmas, scummy Giuliani, holiday flight times, and pug eats broccoli. Don't forget to follow Gothamist on Twitter and Instagram, and like us on Facebook. [ more › ]

Videos: Stephen Colbert & Seth Meyers Deconstruct Trump's 9/11 NJ Cheering Story

Presumptive President Donald John "Donald 'Trumpy' Trump" Trump got himself into some hot water with the Liberal Media this weekend when he went on a verbal rampage, shouting at every camera he could about how he witnessed people cheering in New Jersey on 9/11. Show More Summary

Sunset Park Cop Allegedly Told Locals "Kill Yourselves But Don't Call The Police"

Internal police investigators are looking into the arrest of a Sunset Park teen seen on video being roughed up by cops inside the Ecuadorian restaurant his parents own. The owners of El Tesoro Ecuatoriano on Fifth Avenue called 911 when a fight broke out inside on Saturday night during a screening of the Miguel Cotto-Canelo Alvarez boxing match. Show More Summary

City restaurant owners form PAC to fight 'burdensome' laws

The city’s restaurant industry is suiting up for political battle. The New York City Hospitality Alliance, which represents restaurants, bar owners, food suppliers and some hotels, registered... To view the full story, click the title link.

Macy's $400 Million Renovation Spares Notorious Wooden Escalators

Twenty wooden finger-slicing and photogenic escalators carved from oak and ash have survived a $400 million, four year renovation aimed at turning Macy's Herald Square into an "upscale global shopping destination," to the relief of many sentimental Forgotten New York junkies. [ more › ]

Ridgewood's Vietnamese Spot Bun-Ker Expanding To Williamsburg

In the early days of Ridgewood's big restaurant expansion there was Bun-Ker, an eclectically-adorned, no-frills Vietnamese restaurant turning out comforting bowls of pho and crispy banh xeo. Now the team is expanding into Brooklyn, opening up a new restaurant at 99 Scott Avenue, reports Brooklyn Paper. Show More Summary

Video: Captain America: Civil War Trailer Could Use 100% More Ant-Man

The first teaser trailer for Avengers 2.5: Captain America: Civil War: Maybe We Should Also Include Iron Man In This Title Somehow?: Age Of Ant-Man was unveiled on Jimmy Kimmel Live last night. The glorious hero-on-hero fighting hasShow More Summary

De Blasio Eyes Limiting Carriage Horses Instead Of Outright Ban

Even though Mayor Bill de Blasio promised "action" on his campaign promise to ban carriage horses in 2014, a ban on the beloved, controversial diversion never happened. Now, it appears the mayor's office is floating a trial balloon, with the NY Times reporting that de Blasio has a new plan to simply reduce the number of carriage horses. [ more › ]

Pacha, Hell's Kitchen's Monster EDM Club, Is Closing After 10 Years

Pacha, the multi-level midtown dance club of your dream-mares, is closing its doors in January after 10 years. Huh. [ more › ]

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