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Elsa From ‘Frozen,’ a New Halloween Favorite

Elsa, the ice queen in the animated movie "Frozen," has become a must-have costume for the Disney heroine's youngest fans.

Extra, Extra: The Definitive NYC Quiz

Because you want to know what happened to the question mark, check out today's end-of-day links: murderous grandmas, child drum prodigies, afro confusion, Clickhole NYC quiz, thirsty Drake fans, and chill Halloween cats. Don't forget to follow Gothamist on Twitter and like us on Facebook. You can also get the top stories mailed to you—sign up here. [ more › ]

Coming In 2015: MTA Fare Hikes

The Metropolitan Transit Authority in association with Surplus? What Surplus? Industries is proud to present its latest wide-release feature, which will hit subway stations across NYC in the spring of 2015: Fare Hikes 2015: Swiping To Exhale. [ more › ]

Citi slashes 3Q earnings by $600M

Citigroup has cut its third-quarter earnings by $600 million, saying that recent investigations by regulators have altered the results it reported earlier this month. The New York-based bank on... To view the full story, click the title link.

Bronx Junior High Students Allegedly Raped Young Girls In School Auditorium

Two teenage boys have been accused of raping a 12-year-old and a 13-year-old girl in the auditorium of a Bronx junior high school, according to authorities. [ more › ]

Cute Rescued Coyote Pups Now Living At The Queens Zoo

The Wildlife Conservation Society’s Queens Zoo has taken in five orphaned coyote pups. The pups (four female and one male) were rescued in Massachusetts, and the WCS says "without their mothers to protect and provide food for them, they would not survive in the wild on their own." [ more › ]

Celebrities and Another Kind of Cultural Work

In August the Washington Post ran an article entitled, "Celebrities Get Nasty Over Gaza and Israel," which began, "Your average celebrity feud starts with a personal slight that escalates into a hashtag-laden Twitter battle and culminates with a late-night talk show appearance. Show More Summary

About Susan Sollins

Susan Sollins died on October 13 and changed the lives of all who knew her. It was such a sudden loss -- startling, saddening, totally unexpected. Susan was a person who planned and scheduled, who thrived on the day-to-day demands and deadlines that made her multiple accomplishments possible. Show More Summary

Apple CEO Tim Cook: 'I'm proud to be gay'

Apple CEO Tim Cook says he's proud to be gay. The public declaration, in an essay written for Bloomberg Businessweek, makes Mr. Cook the highest-profile business CEO to come out as gay. Mr. Cook... To view the full story, click the title link.

Investors sue REIT that covered up accounting mistake

Investors in American Realty Capital Properties have launched a suit against the company in New York Supreme Court after the publicly traded real estate trust announced Wednesday that it may have... To view the full story, click the title link.

Man Fatally Struck By MTA Bus Driver In Ridgewood

A man in his 40s was struck and killed by an MTA bus driver in Ridgewood, close to the Bushwick border, early this morning, according to police. [ more › ]

Get On Board For Endless Cocktails While Cruising The New York Harbor

If the thought of sipping luscious spirits while cruising the New York Harbor doesn't appeal to you, we can only assume you're some sort of teetotaling landlubber. For the rest of us, ahoy Holiday Spirits, the Village Voice's 2nd annual toast to liquor, taking place this year on the Hornblower Infinity Cruise Ship. Sea legs and drinking pants required. [ more › ]

It Took a Year for These Farmers to Grow Every Ingredient They Needed for a Ham-and-Cheese Sandwich

The final product. A group of artists in Amsterdam undertook an experiment they called the Sandwich Factory that took locavorism to its extremes: To make their own croques-monsieurs, they raised and eventually butchered Wim and Max, their own pigs, before turning them into ham. Show More Summary

Neighbors Thought Mom Beheaded By Son Was Halloween Display

A 66-year-old college professor was beheaded by her mentally ill son, who then killed himself, on Long Island on Tuesday night. Patricia Ward, a professor at Farmingdale State College who taught language arts for 28 years there, was decapitated by 35-year-old son Derek Ward just before 8 p.m. Show More Summary

Let's Fight Fear

If you are not feeling well, the logical thing would be to call the doctor. However, as strange as it may sound, when people are fearful of a scary diagnosis, they may simply avoid making that call. At a personal level, fear can drive an otherwise sensible person to make irrational decisions. Show More Summary

City admits error on Astoria Cove's affordable housing

City planners made a significant error in calculating the affordable-housing requirement at the proposed Astoria Cove development on the Queens waterfront, officials said Thursday, although the City... To view the full story, click the title link.

Tim Cook: 'I'm proud to be gay'

Apple CEO Tim Cook says he's proud to be gay. The public declaration, in an essay written for Bloomberg Businessweek, makes Mr. Cook the highest-profile business CEO to come out as gay. Mr. Cook... To view the full story, click the title link.

Investors sue REIT that covered up accounting error

Investors in American Realty Capital Properties have launched a suit against the company in New York Supreme Court after the publicly traded real estate trust announced Wednesday that it may have... To view the full story, click the title link.

Broadway's 'Once' Remains Magical in Final Two Months

I had heard that the Broadway musical Once set in Dublin and about love in a pub had posted its closing date for early January, 2015, but I was still surprised to see a Wednesday matinee performance pop up on my "best-deal-in-town" Theatremania.com...Show More Summary

Developer Gary Barnett predicts dip in luxury market

Add Extell Development’s Gary Barnett to the list of high-profile real estate developers who think the top end of the market may be nearing a dip. “We’re not there yet, [but] I... To view the full story, click the title link.

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