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Early Addition: Beyonce's Body Inspires Building Design

Don't make fake beheading videos, Bieber butt, an Apple store in Queens and more. [ more › ]

Here’s How to Get Your Hands on the Freshest Georgia Peaches

Fresh from Georgia. Stephen and Jessica Rose launched the Peach Truck in 2012 with the intention of bringing the joy of Pearson Farm's fresh Georgia peaches to folks around the country. They started small — first delivering peaches in brown paper bags in the Nashville area, and then expanding to the south and Midwest. Show More Summary

Deranged Juice Jackal Climbs Broadway Stage To Charge Cellphone From Fake Outlet

Like the majestic osprey spying a glimmer of trout in brackish water, New Yorkers have mutated into a species that can locate empty power outlets in the most hostile of environments. Whether it's an ATM vestibule or a glass-strewn underpass,...Show More Summary

Animal Rights Activists Sue To Stop Annual Orthodox Chicken Slaughter

Every September, on the eve of Yom Kippur, certain streets in Crown Heights, Borough Park, and South Williamsburg become a bloody and feathered stage for two opposing groups. Animal rights activists corralled behind police barricades...Show More Summary

There’s a Petition to Stop José Andrés From Opening a Restaurant in a Donald Trump Hotel

The pressure is on, chef. The Donald thought it was a coup earlier this year when he scored José Andrés for his $200 million Trump International Hotel in D.C., saying the flagship restaurant would "live up to the unrivaled offeringsShow More Summary

But Everybody Blamed the Hobo

Hipster girl #1: And then what?Hipster girl #2: And then I pooped… Right in my pants!–Spring & MottOverheard by: jacqui

The Problem With Restaurant Seating In NYC

New York is a city of small spaces. If you are not prepared to live in a tiny apartment, squeeze into a crowded train car, and brush up against a sweaty stranger on the sidewalk, then you are in the wrong town. But as New Yorkers, we also reserve the right to rant passionately about things that annoy us, and this is where we're drawing the line at small spaces. [ more › ]

Harry's, e-seller of men's shaving and grooming goods, nabs $75.6 million

Harry's has landed enough cash to buy as many razors as it desires. The Hudson Square-based seller of men's shaving and grooming products, has closed a $75.6 million Series C funding round. The... To view the full story, click the title link.

Cat Terrorizes Suburban NY Town, Residents Urged To Call 911

A black cat has been attacking and terrorizing residents of a Rockland County town, as part of an ongoing effort among animals to destroy humankind and return the Northeast to its rightful furry owners. [ more › ]

Shake Shack Debuts Their First Fried Chicken Sandwich

With new locations opening literally everywhere, it's hard to get excited about a new Shake Shack announcement...UNTIL TODAY. The homegrown chain finally introduced a fried chicken fast food sandwich, the ChickenShack, the first radical departure from burgers in their new food items since those breakfast sandwiches. But here's the catch: you gotta go to Brooklyn. [ more › ]

Where to Enjoy $1 Oysters This Summer

Grand Army has a great oyster happy hour. Sure, sometimes you want an oyster dish that goes beyond the raw bar. But during summer, the only thing better than a couple dozen Blue Points is the same oysters for less — so the deal-hunters over at New York have been hard at work tracking down the city's best new oyster happy hours. Show More Summary

Monotonous and Covered in Other People’s Sweat?

Middle-aged woman exiting subway: Man, these are a lotta steps. Young white woman: Yeah, living in New York is like living on a Stairmaster. Middle-aged black woman: Amen, sister. –Broadway & Fulton

Things That Would Be Preferable To This Oppressive Humidity, Ranked

As you no doubt already know, human life in New York City is unsustainable this morning. A thick miasma of humidity is draped over everything like a hot soggy electrical blanket on your dead uncle's decomposing corpse, and after 60 seconds of exposure to this hostile urban atmosphere all clothing is grafted to your flesh. Show More Summary

Bushwick Man Pepper-Sprayed In His Apartment During Failed Robbery Attempt

Police are looking for two men accused of trying to rob a Brooklyn man—and using pepper spray in the process. [ more › ]

NYPD Searching For Man Who Threw Firework At Cop Car, Setting It On Fire

Even though the NYPD is bragging about all the illegal fireworks they've seized over the July 4th weekend, there's one illegal firework police are particularly angry about: The one that hit a marked police car, which then caught fire. [ more › ]

IHOP Is Basically Giving Away Pancakes Today

Syrup is free, of course. In honor of its 57th birthday, IHOP is selling a short stack of buttermilk pancakes for just 57 cents. The promotion runs from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., and while it doesn't quite match the excitement of Free Pancake Day, it's pretty darn close. BYO squad. [ABC] Read more posts by Sierra Tishgart

Traders in Chicago and New York forced to shut down futures pits

Commodity traders in Chicago and New York aren't ready to call it quits even after CME Group Inc. shut most of the futures pits in both cities. Some brokers and traders will rent booths as office... To view the full story, click the title link.

Moody's close to taking space at 1 World Trade Center

Moody's Investors Service is close to signing a deal to take two floors at 1 World Trade Center. The ratings agency is expected to take 80,000 square feet at the 3 million-square-foot tower, owned by... To view the full story, click the title link.

New York Today: A Biker Gap

Tuesday: Women on bikes, sweaty weather, and the diamondback terrapin.

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