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Hundreds of Frozen Foods at Costco, Walmart, and Trader Joe’s Recalled Over Listeria Fears

Trader Joe's Organic Foursome is on the do-not-eat list. CRF Frozen Foods, a company that cranks out a suddenly alarming amount of the country's frozen fruits and vegetables, has issued a recall of epic proportions after discovering listeria at a major production facility. Show More Summary

Movie Review: Belladonna Of Sadness

If you're like me, you grew up watching Astro Boy (1964) and Kimba the White Lion (1966) on TV--Japanese kiddie anime dubbed into English. What you probably didn't know is that director Eiichi Yamamoto also directed some decidedly non-kiddie...Show More Summary

If You Were Rich, You'd Be a Jerk Too

Disdain for rich people has reached an all-time high. Thanks to the Panama Papers, we know the one percent shovel their billions offshore to avoid taxes and Bernie Sanders excoriates Wall Street for its corruption on a daily basis. Since...Show More Summary

Developers paying 33% above market for Pier 40 air rights

Developers who agreed to buy the air rights over Pier 40 are paying 33% more than what they are worth, according to a recently finished appraisal commissioned by the owner of those air rights, the... To view the full story, click the title link.

Warby Parker to open shop at major transit hub

Warby Parker, the socially conscious eyeglass purveyor, is opening a shop in Grand Central Terminal. The 1,357-square-foot store will carry their entire line of spectacles as well as handle... To view the full story, click the title link.

Construction firm proposes mandatory harnesses for workers in New York

A construction contractor is calling for all workers on job sites in the state to hook into safety harnesses when they are working above six feet—a policy that has prevented 20 workers on the... To view the full story, click the title link.

Airport Security Lines Getting So Long The TSA May Try To Do Something About It

It takes Herculean strength to simply board a flight in this godforsaken town—first, there's getting to the airport, which is nightmarish by car, bus, or train. Then, there are the delays, the cancellations, and the possibility you'll be killed by a loose piece of ceiling, and if you're traveling at any point during or near winter, you're SOL. Show More Summary

Man's Body Found In Sheepshead Bay, Feet Encased In Concrete

A man's body floated to the water's surface off of Sheepshead Bay in southern Brooklyn on Monday morning, with his face and hands wrapped in duct tape, his body wrapped in plastic bags, and his feet encased in concrete. [ more › ]

Obama May Declare National Monument To LGBT Rights Movement Outside Stonewall Inn

Last summer, by unanimous vote, the Landmarks Preservation Commission for the first time landmarked a building due to its involvement in the gay rights movement: the Stonewall Inn, site of the 1969 Stonewall riots. Since then, activists...Show More Summary

Victorious Trump Unleashes Fiery Prophesy From Dark Tower In The East: 'We're Going To Win In November & We're Going To Win Big'

Anthropomorphic overly-caramelized crème brûlée Donald Trump seized control of the once-great state of Indiana last night, winning the Republican primary there by almost a 20% margin over vanquished rubber CPR practice manikin Ted Cruz, who suspended his campaign once it became undeniably clear that ALL must inevitably cower before the demagogic glory of Drumpf. [ more › ]

De Blasio To New York: Don't Eat At Chick-Fil-A

Chick-fil-A got plenty of pushback when it dipped its toes in the New York City market, but despite the opposition, the chicken chain has had no problem attracting diners, and their plans for local domination are in full swing. In fact,...Show More Summary

GlaxoSmithWellcome: Free At First

Teen girl, eating a lollipop: They could have, like, drugs in them!Other girl: They’re not going to give out free drugs! –Bleecker & Broadway

America Finally Realizing Subway’s Sandwiches Aren’t Very Good

You can do better than this for lunch. After decades of cramming stores into basically every available nook and cranny around the country, Subway — the sandwich chain whose stores make entire blocks smell like some combination of warm...Show More Summary

Jane Jacobs Gets Google Doodle On What Would Have Been Her 100th Birthday

Yes, today is Star Wars Day, but even more significantly, it's journalist and urban planning advocate Jane Jacobs's birthday. The trailblazing activist who wrote The Death and Life of Great American Cities and faced off against Robert...Show More Summary

NYPD: 7-Year-Old Girl Groped Inside Williamsburg Grocery

A child was groped by a man in Williamsburg, Brooklyn on Monday, and investigators are hoping the public can help them track down the guy who did it. [ more › ]

Could Sheldon Silver have gotten away with it?

It's hard to imagine how things could have worked out worse for Sheldon Silver. The 72-year-old former Assembly speaker was sentenced to 12 years in prison Tuesday, only two fewer than prosecutors... To view the full story, click the title link.

Protect your computer: Data breaches in the state are on the rise

Online data breaches continue to escalate. Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced Wednesday that his office had been notified of 459 breaches from the start of the year through May 2—a... To view the full story, click the title link.

American Psycho: A Bloody Good Show

It takes a bit of time into the first act to accept that you're witnessing a Broadway show about a serial killer, but once you move past that theme, American Psycho really packs a punch. It's not that you ever become desensitized toShow More Summary

Could Kingsbridge Armory drama put rising property values on ice?

In October 2014, a development team that included former New York Rangers great Mark Messier finalized a 99-year lease with the city to redevelop the vacant Kingsbridge Armory in the central Bronx... To view the full story, click the title link.

The lengths workers go through to get into a union

On a brisk Monday morning last month, a long line formed outside the Long Island City headquarters of the painters union known as District Council 9. Many applicants had arrived at 6 a.m., only to... To view the full story, click the title link.

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