Livery Cab Driver Allegedly Stole John Legend's Luggage Worth $30,000 At JFK

Mar 25 1:37pm Gothamist
Police arrested a purported scofflaw livery cab driver on Thursday for allegedly making off with John Legend's Louis Vuitton luggage at JFK Airport. [ more › ]...
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Penn Station Commuters Grit Teeth Through Massive Delays Due To Amtrak Derailment

Mar 25 12:37pm Gothamist
Commuters trying to leave the city from Penn Station on Friday evening dealt with massive amounts of delays, following the derailment of an Amtrak train that same morning. Service on the LIRR, NJ Transit and Amtrak was eventually restored, but not before commuters had to turn to other options or sprint to any available trains. [ more › ]...
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Child's Death In Queens Street Is 'A Moment Of Reckoning' For Vision Zero, Advocates Say

Mar 25 11:37am Gothamist
A one-year-old girl was fatally struck by a pickup truck driver on Thursday night as her mother pushed her in a stroller across an intersection at 23rd Avenue and 94th Street in East Elmhurst, Queens. In response to the tragic incident, safe streets advocacy group Transportation Alternatives is calling on the city to reassess its approach to Vision Zero, citing the initiative’s failure to adequately address “streets that are too often lethal by design.” [ more › ]...
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Photos: Dozens Take Protest Against Trump's Approval Of Keystone XL Pipeline To Times Square

Mar 25 10:37am Gothamist
   About 100 people marched from Columbus Circle to Governors Cuomo's office in Midtown East, passing through Times Square along the way. [ more › ]...
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1 Teen Dead, Another Injured After Jumping From Bushwick Building

Mar 25 9:37am Gothamist
A 13-year-old boy is dead and another teenager is critically injured after they fell 40 to 50 feet from a Brooklyn rooftop on Friday. It's believed they were trying to jump from building to building. [ more › ]...
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Top 5 Stories on Brownstoner This Week: Slave Theater Demolished, Historic Villa Hits Market

Mar 25 9:30am Brownstoner
Slave Theater Demolished as Bed Stuy Icon Makes Way for Mixed-Use Development The site of the Slave Theater, an icon in Bed Stuy whose sale and planned development has been the subject of many protests in the community, is inching closer to its newest iteration. \_ Four Houses With Potential to See This… Read More > The post Top 5 Stories on Brownstoner This Week: Slave Theater Demolished, Historic Villa Hits Market appeared first on Brownstoner.
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In the News: The Pearl Paint Residences

Mar 25 9:07am Tribeca Citizen
Plus: Big Gay Ice Cream is opening in the Seaport District; when a clown school was on Chambers; the Battery Park City Authority's resiliency study; remembering David Rockefeller.
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Seen & Heard: Alpha Jets Trailing Patriotic Smoke

Mar 25 5:30am Tribeca Citizen
Plus: Blue Moon Fish is back; update on the Four Seasons hotel's plaza; a fashion insider's garage sale ; great old photo of 100 Barclay; 56 Leonard lighting and second-floor cantilevers; art show on Varick.
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Its Participatory Budget Time Again-Vote for Worthy Community Projects in D33

Mar 25 1:49am Brooklyn Heights Blog
It’s Participatory Budgeting (or PB) time again and City Councilmember Steve Levin has “dedicated 1.5 million dollars to capital projects [in District 33] suggested and developed by community volunteers and you can help decide which ones get funded.”  Of the many proposals up for a vote are lockers for thirteen classrooms at M.S. 8 for […]...
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Mar 24 9:53pm West Side RagWest Side Rag
Sugar & Plumm, the restaurant at 377 Amsterdam Avenue between 78th and 79th Street, was shut down on Wednesday by a city Health Department inspector...
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Catcher In The Rye

Mar 24 9:38pm The Infatuation Feed
Catcher In The Rye is one of the prime spots for after-work drinks in the Valley. This literary-inspired bar (it also looks like a library) has ridiculously-named cocktails (“Tequila Mockingbird” deserves a Pulitzer), solid bar bites, and board games on the tables if you and your coworkers run out of things to bitch about.
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Mar 24 8:37pm The Infatuation Feed
Simmzy’s is pretty much a SoCal chain these days, but the Burbank location is great because it’s huge. Also, it’s a five-minute drive from whatever major Burbank studio you’ve been slaving away in all day. The beach-themed restaurant/bar has a weekday happy hour from 4pm-7pm, surprisingly good bar food, and a laid-back atmosphere that you can actually unwind in with every other studio worker in the Valley.
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Trump On AHCA Fail: 'The Losers Are Nancy Pelosi And Chuck Schumer'

Mar 24 6:37pm Gothamist
Hours after White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer promised that the House of Representatives would on the Republicans' American Health Care Act, the House Republicans ended up canceling their attempt to repeal Obamacare. House Speaker Paul Ryan said, I spoke to the president a little while ago and I told him the best thing I think to do was to pull this bill and he agreed with that. I will not sugar coat this, this is a disappointing day for us. Doing big things is hard. [ more › ]...
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What To Eat At Citi Field This Year

Mar 24 5:38pm Gothamist
  It used to be that a trip to the ballpark meant a hot dog, a big plastic cup of expensive beer and maybe a bag of peanuts (for earners). Now, it's Saffron Risotto Balls and Angus Ribeye Cheesesteaks or GTFO. [ more › ]...
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UPDATE: MTA Cancels 29 Friday Rush Hour LIRR Trains Out Of Penn Station

Mar 24 4:37pm Gothamist
[UPDATE BELOW] Penn Station, typically THE Friday evening destination for hip New Yorkers in-the-know, may not be the place to be tonight, at least between the hours of 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. Due to this morning's Amtrak train derailment, the MTA is advising commuters who rely on the Long Island Railroad to leave New York City before 4 p.m. today, or delay departure from the city until after 8 p.m. As an alternative to this, the MTA suggests trying your luck at Brooklyn's Atlantic Terminal. They have a lovely Starbucks on the street level. [ more › ]...
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Big Sale on Wine and Liquor

Mar 24 3:54pm Tribeca Citizen
The bad news is that it appears to be happening at the expense of a store that has been around for 30 years.
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Here Are 5 Good Things That Happened This Week While You Were Staring Into The Abyss

Mar 24 3:37pm Gothamist
This week was good because I decided not to look at you-know-who's Twitter feed. Don't tell me what he did! LalalalalaLALALAAAA here are five good things that happened this week when absolutely nothing awful was being done to, say, healthcare, by, say, old white men who don't think lady folk need mammograms. [ more › ]...
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From the Forum: Should a Buyer Be Leery of Purchasing a House With Termite Damage?

Mar 24 3:00pm Brownstoner
An inspection turned up termite damage in a brownstone and the potential buyer is wondering if it is wise to go forward with the purchase. The inspector found termite damage to some floor joists in the cellar but otherwise determined the house to be structurally sound. The seller is offering… Read More > The post From the Forum: Should a Buyer Be Leery of Purchasing a House With Termite Damage? appeared first on Brownstoner.
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City Employee Resigned After Leaking Records Of Cop Who Killed Eric Garner

Mar 24 2:37pm Gothamist
The Civilian Complaint Review Board has confirmed that the leaked disciplinary records of the police officer who put a Staten Island man in a fatal chokehold were authentic. The records showed that Officer Daniel Pantaleo had seven complaints against him before his fatal arrest of Eric Garner in July 2014. [ more › ]...
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Bud Light & The Infatuation Sweepstakes Rules & Regulations

Mar 24 2:37pm The Infatuation Feed
Bud Light® & The Infatuation Giveaway Sweepstakes NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. ALL FEDERAL, STATE, LOCAL, AND MUNICIPAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS APPLY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. Eligibility The “Bud Light & The Infatuation Super Bowl LI Sweepstakes” (the “Sweepstakes”) is open to legal residents of all (50) fifty States, who are at twenty-one (21) years old at the time of entry. Employees of The Infatuation, Anheuser-Busch, LLC, and other companies associated with the promotion of the Sweepstakes, and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates and advertising and promotion agencies, wholesale distributors and retail licensees, as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, and children) and household members of each such employee are not eligible. The selected winner is only eligible to receive beer product in the following states: AL, AK, CO, DE, DC, FL, HI (except Maui County), IA, KS, LA, MA, MS, MO, MT, NE, NV, NM, NY, NC, ND, OK, SC, SD, TN & WY, but is still eligible for the remainder of the awarded prize. The Sweepstakes is subject to federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Sponsor The Sweepstakes is sponsored by The Infatuation, located at 424 Broadway, New York, New York 10013. Agreement to Official Rules Participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes entrants full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding. Winning a prize is contingent upon being compliant with these Official Rules and fulfilling all other requirements set forth herein. Sweepstakes Period The Sweepstakes begins on February 2nd, 2017 at 2:00 am EST and ends on February 3, 2017 at 2:00 am EST (the “Sweepstakes Period”). Entries that are submitted before or after the Sweepstakes Period will be disqualified. Submissions will be accepted for the duration of the Sweepstakes using any of the following methods: Online Sweepstakes. How to Enter Online: This method of entry will be available by visiting our website ( and following the directions provided to fill out the entry information, and submit. Limit one (1) entry per person, per email address, and per household for the duration of the Sweepstakes Period, regardless of method of entry. Entries received f...
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Mad Men & Twin Peaks-Inspired Cocktail Bar 'The Lately' Opens Tonight In Chelsea

Mar 24 1:37pm Gothamist
  Imagine Don Draper downing cocktails in a rural Washington state cabin and you'll have a pretty good idea of the vibe at The Lately, LDV Hospitality and Den Hospitality's newest venture that opens tonight in Chelsea. Said originally to have been inspired by Mad Men and Twin Peaks, the large bi-level bar goes for an upstate cabin of yore vibe that's the perfect setting for a murder palpable without being overly twee. Plus: mallards. Did Agent Cooper grow up to be Trey MacDougal? Yes. [ more › ]...
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Four Move-In Ready Houses to See This Weekend, Starting at $589K

Mar 24 1:16pm Brownstoner
This weekend brings the first open houses of spring, which arrived this week according to the calendar even if meteorological cooperation was scant. For the occasion we’ve got four houses that are move-in ready. One’s a candidate for updating, but would serve as-is for buyers who want to go that… Read More > The post Four Move-In Ready Houses to See This Weekend, Starting at $589K appeared first on Brownstoner.
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Consider The Struggle Of A NYC Family Trying To Get By On $500K Per Year

Mar 24 12:37pm Gothamist
You there, poor person! Have you been agonizing over choices like how many meals you're going eat today or whether walking in the bitter cold is a better financial option than taking the subway? Well, here's an opportunity to count your blessings, because I'm here to tell you who really has nothing in this cold, unforgiving world: a couple living in New York City who makes $500,000 per year. [ more › ]...
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Teens Are Terrorizing Battery Park City

Mar 24 11:49am Tribeca Citizen
Recent incidents shared by residents involve spitting, throwing objects at kids, picking fights, harassing families, even wielding a fake gun—and the alleged perpetrators include a gang that calls itself Tribeca's Most Wanted.
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This Weekend Is All About Waffles & Whiskey

Mar 24 11:37am Gothamist
People are doing wild things with waffle irons these days and wouldn't you know it this Saturday is International Waffle Day. One off-beat suggestion is to head to The Flying Cock in Murray Hill to gorge on their Breakfast Waffle Sandwich ($14) stuffed with bacon, eggs, cheese and avocado with an optional maple syrup topping. [ more › ]...
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Sunday in Brooklyn

Mar 24 11:37am The Infatuation Feed
You can imagine the meetings that produced Sunday in Brooklyn. The team sitting around a table doing word maps about the kind of people they hoped would eat here. We can see them coming up with marketing archetypes like “Anton” and “Liza,” Williamsburg/Bushwick/Greenpoint people who wear big floppy hats inside, have part-time jobs as models for a cruelty-free leather clog company, and frequent warehouse parties that don’t start until 5am. I mean, these people named their restaurant Sunday in Brooklyn. But despite its name, and a space that feels like an amalgamation of every aspirational interior you’ve ever seen on Instagram, Sunday In Brooklyn actually isn’t as ridiculous as you might think. Sure, it feels like a place that people named Anton and Liza would hang out. But, judging by the crowd of people that also includes plenty of Courtneys and Kevins, Sunday in Brooklyn is a place pretty much anyone would want to hang out. It’s a great space, with exposed beams, a wood burning oven, and a big, nice bar. There’s lots of natural light during the day, white marble tabletops, and flowery china that looks like it came from a garage sale upstate. All of these things - plus a killer playlist and very friendly, unpretentious staff - make Sunday in Brooklyn an enjoyable place for brunch and dinner. Even if you’re here on a Wednesday. It’s the kind of place where people would go even if the food was hot garbage. Good news: it’s not. Sunday In Brooklyn does a great brunch, serving grain bowls and matcha lattes for those who just went to their hot yoga studio that’s morally opposed to powers, and patty melts and Bloody Marys for those who did too good of a job reenacting their college glory days last night. Dinner is more limited - your choices are a somewhat forgettable chicken or steak or some much weirder, much better stuff like pastrami-cured cod and sea trout in potato broth and hot buns stuffed with oyster cream. Sunday in Brooklyn is a better brunch spot than it is a dinner restaurant, but it doesn’t really matter. The reason that real people are at Sunday in Brooklyn is the vibes. (Which are only going to get better when the rooftop opens.) If you live in the neighborhood, this will probably make its way into your rotation, and if you don’t, it could be worthy of a trip - depending on your own priorities. We don’t...
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Mar 24 11:22am West Side RagWest Side Rag
More pizza and assorted Italian food is coming, as a Chinese spot gets redesigned.
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Mar 24 11:21am West Side RagWest Side Rag
SPONSORED: JCC Manhattan is excited to host Dr. Lucy Kalanithi on Wednesday, April 5th at 7:30 pm, as she shares her husband Paul’s story which was detailed in his...
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Amtrak Train Derails, Collides With NJ Transit Train At Penn Station

Mar 24 10:37am Gothamist
An Amtrak train derailed as it left Penn Station this morning and appears to have collided with a New Jersey Transit train when it came off the tracks, according to witnesses on the scene. New Jersey Transit service is suspended in and out of Penn Station as the train gets cleared off the track. [ more › ]...
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Tribeca Spa of Tranquility: Your Place of Relaxation and Pampering

Mar 24 9:41am Tribeca Citizen
We're celebrating our 10th anniversary with special discounts of 35\% to 60\% off all spa treatments from April 1 to May 2. Choose from our signature Korean body scrub, hot stone massage, several types of facials, and much more.
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Brad Lander Rips 'Outrageous & Dangerous' Proposal To Raise Speed Limit On Ocean Parkway

Mar 24 9:37am Gothamist
Felder is one of a coterie of southern Brooklyn politicians who have long chafed at road safety measures, and who have grown in volume in response to the traffic-calming road redesigns and driver regulations of Mayor de Blasio's Vision Zero initiative. In November 2014, the city reduced the default speed limit to 25 miles per hour as part of the campaign. In 2015, the Department of Transportation's Pedestrian Safety Action plan identified Ocean Parkway, which runs from Kensington to Brighton Beach, as a priority corridor, to be considered for redesigns, new signage, and changed signal timing. With 8 pedestrian deaths and 64 pedestrians seriously injured from 2009-2013, the road ranked as the fourth most dangerous for people on foot in Brooklyn. [ more › ]...
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Fulfill Your Anglophile Dreams With a Bit of Stockbroker Tudor in Westchester County

Mar 24 9:27am Brownstoner
The 1920s evokes visions of modern skyscrapers and streamlined design but it was also a time that saw a bit of Old England get translated into a housing style fit for the tycoons of the modern era. Tudor-style homes, with their asymmetrical massing, picturesque half timbering and peaked roofs began… Read More > The post Fulfill Your Anglophile Dreams With a Bit of Stockbroker Tudor in Westchester County appeared first on Brownstoner.
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Daily Links: Brooklyn Rep to Vote Down ACHA, Rolling Stone Drops Brooklyn Plans

Mar 24 8:53am Brownstoner
In the News What 8 New Yorkers Wore to First Saturday at the Brooklyn Museum [NYT] Donovan to Vote Down Healthcare Plan in Congress [BK Reporter] $72M Subway Renovations To Begin with Three Brooklyn Stations [Curbed] Halstead Office Replacing Housing Works in Brooklyn Heights [BHB] NY AG: EPA Budget Cuts Could Hurt Gowanus Canal [PMFA] 11… Read More > The post Daily Links: Brooklyn Rep to Vote Down ACHA, Rolling Stone Drops Brooklyn Plans appeared first on Brownstoner.
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Seen & Heard: Another Casualty at Brookfield Place

Mar 24 5:30am Tribeca Citizen
Plus: More on the early education center opening at Greenwich and Reade; Goodie Girl Cookies being sold at Starbucks; Tribeca Citizen T-shirts; art show on Varick; what if 111 Murray had a crest?...
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300 Lafayette Bills itself as Cutting Edge with New Ad Banners

Mar 24 5:11am Bowery Boogie
Alive for many months, the project site at 300 Lafayette Street is finally ready to go big on the hype. Banners pimping the new seven-story commercial building were affixed to the sidewalk bridge earlier this month, promising “cutting edge.” Hard to believe it’s already been a year since the BP gas station at the corner of […]...
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Da Falafel Guys Coming to Rivington Street, Forged from the Remains of the Falafel Shop

Mar 24 5:09am Bowery Boogie
The retail reanimation of 127 Rivington Street includes a bizarro version of its former self. Seven months later, no longer known as the Falafel Shop, the tiny store is now home to something called Da Falafel Guys. The signage and offering are nearly identical to the predecessor, but it’s under different ownership. Da Falafel Guys […]...
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Dick-Faced Trump Paster Appears at Hanksys Dump Trump Wall on Orchard Street

Mar 24 5:07am Bowery Boogie
It was a beacon of anti-Trumpism for more than a year. Until this past January when Hanksy’s Dump Trump Mural was whitewashed. The narrative at the time suggested that the building owners received a letter from the city last summer to clean up this shit or face fines. But the real reason was that they […]...
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Thelma on Clinton is reborn as Lil Gem Lebanese Restaurant

Mar 24 5:00am Bowery Boogie
Chef-restaurateur Melissa O’Donnell delivered on her promise to return to the Lower East Side with a new concept. Indeed, more than a month after shuttering the three-year-old Thelma on Clinton, the space at 29 Clinton Street has been transformed into a Lebanese restaurant called Lil’ Gem. Evoking her Lebanese heritage again – Thelma was named […]...
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Revisit Quentin Tarantino's First Masterpiece 'Reservoir Dogs' At Tribeca Film Festival

Mar 24 12:37am Gothamist
Reservoir Dogs—the nervy debut from devilish auteur Quentin Tarantino with a first-rate cast of Harvey Keitel, Tim Roth, Michael Madsen, Chris Penn, Steve Buscemi, Lawrence Tierney, and Edward Bunker—is back in a big way. For one night only, Reservoir Dogs will come to the Beacon Theater for its silver anniversary screening—using Tarantino’s own 35mm print from his personal archive! [ more › ]...
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Mar 23 11:23pm West Side RagWest Side Rag
A Trump Unity Bridge attached to a truck called the Trump Mobile was driving around the Lincoln Square neighborhood from Columbus Circle to...
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Dave and Busters

Mar 23 10:37pm The Infatuation Feed
Laugh all you want, but when it comes to skipping out on a night at Dave & Buster’s, the joke’s simply on you. This adult Chuck E. Cheese for the drinking inclined is always a good time, and the Hollywood and Highland location is not nearly as depressing as the one you went to in Omaha. So grab your nearest 15 friends who know how to live their lives to the fullest and start racking up those game tickets. Warning: be there by 10pm or be prepared to wait in line.
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Mar 23 10:31pm West Side RagWest Side Rag
It's still frigid outside, but the city has released its list of free spring and summer events in Riverside Park, including yoga, zumba, tai chi and dance for seniors.
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NYSF REVIEW: Patacon Pisao and their Venezuelan Classics

Mar 23 8:05pm New York Street Food
A new cool Review by Daniel Miles Lee Hue We’ve all been there before: it’s 1am on a Friday night and you’re walking around the Lower East Side with the munchies. You’re looking for something substantially indulgent to satisfy “the craving”. If you happen upon Essex Street then Patacon Pisao has you covered! Patacon Pisao has […] The post NYSF REVIEW: Patacon Pisao and their Venezuelan Classics appeared first on New York Street Food.
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Mar 23 6:22pm West Side RagWest Side Rag
SPONSORED: Gracious Home, a New York City and Upper West Side favorite is back in the news. The luxury home goods retailer recently reopened to...
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Extra, Extra: Trump Pretends To Drive A Big Rig Like A Big Boy!

Mar 23 5:37pm Gothamist
Check out today's end-of-day links: new Gorillaz, the rise of the Hard Left, whither the smart gun, Herzog on Trump, new Martin McDonagh movie trailer, first look at 'Twin Peaks' revival, and cat in a dapper hat. Don't forget to follow Gothamist on Twitter, Instagram,...
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Eric Adams Dine In Brooklyn Showcases Borough Eateries

Mar 23 4:45pm Brooklyn Heights Blog
Borough President Eric Adams has launched Dine In Brooklyn a restaurant-week style program featuring $28 Prix Fixe dinners, $15 two-course lunches and $12 brunches at eateries throughout Brooklyn. The program launched on March 20th and runs through Thursday, March 30th. Dine in Brooklyn celebrates the five-star flavors that make Brooklyn a ‘must-taste’ destination. Our restaurants […]...
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Dirty Projectors, Miguel & More To Play Northside Festival 2017

Mar 23 4:37pm Gothamist
It's still freezing outside, but summer is right around the corner if you squint hard enough. And nothing screams summertime like summer music festival season: Northside Festival has announced their initial lineup for this year's festivities, which includes headlining performances from the likes of Dirty Projectors, Miguel, Kamasi Washington, and Thursday. [ more › ]...
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Here's The First Harrowing Trailer For Hulu's 'The Handmaid's Tale'

Mar 23 3:37pm Gothamist
Hulu has released its first full trailer for its upcoming miniseries adaptation of The Handmaid's Tale, and considering our current political state of affairs, it's a little tough to watch. Still, it looks like star Elizabeth Moss is set to give a haunting performance as heroine Offred: [ more › ]...
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In the News: Shake Shack Delivery Test

Mar 23 3:20pm Tribeca Citizen
Plus: Thieves took advantage of people celebrating St. Patrick's Day; temporary Seaport District pub; Northern Grade is moving.
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Take a Dive Into the World of Hamilton at Green-Wood Cemetery

Mar 23 3:00pm Brownstoner
It's the biggest hit on Broadway right now, but you don't have to leave Brooklyn to get a little taste of the world of 'Hamilton.' Although Alexander Hamilton is buried in Manhattan, Green-Wood Cemetery is hosting Hamilton: The Trolley Tour, which will visit the graves and explore the stories of many… Read More > The post Take a Dive Into the World of Hamilton at Green-Wood Cemetery appeared first on Brownstoner.
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Shake Shack Is Doing Delivery This Weekend Only

Mar 23 2:37pm Gothamist
Since first launching in 2012, Caviar has begun to soften Seamless's vice-like grip on our dinner delivery addiction by partnering with restaurants that wouldn't ordinarily opt for delivery, making things like super hyped pizza and star chef dishes available pretty much anywhere. This weekend, add Danny Meyer's name to that list, as Shake Shack will be testing out delivery at eight NYC locations, Friday through Sunday only. [ more › ]...
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Twin Baby Girls Found Dead in NJ Apartment

Mar 23 1:38pm Gothamist
Two infant twin girls were found dead inside their family's apartment in southern New Jersey on Wednesday, after their mother called 911 to report the twins had turned purple. [ more › ]...
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No-Fee Brownstone Floor-Through With Mantels, Pass-Through, Dishwasher Asks $3,150 a Month

Mar 23 1:21pm Brownstoner
This floor-through rental has a fair amount of space and some nice brownstone detailing, and is newly spruced up with no fee. It's in a brownstone on a prime Prospect Heights block, at 381 Sterling Place, in the Prospect Heights Historic District. The circa 1901 building was designed by prolific 19th… Read More > The post No-Fee Brownstone Floor-Through With Mantels, Pass-Through, Dishwasher Asks $3,150 a Month appeared first on Brownstoner.
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How Arts Advocates Are Mobilizing Against Trump's Proposed NEA Cuts

Mar 23 12:37pm Gothamist
The fight to protect public arts funding began in earnest on Tuesday, as over 700 arts advocates from across the country descended on Capitol Hill for the 30th annual Arts Advocacy Day. Their purpose, unchanged for the past three decades, was to convince lawmakers of the importance of developing strong public policies and appropriating increased public funding for the arts. But their mood, just days after Donald Trump's first federal budget proposal promised to gut funding for the National Endowment of the Arts, was one of renewed urgency. [ more › ]...
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Historic Clinton Avenue Villa Hits Market as Tear-Down, Wants $7.9 Million

Mar 23 12:04pm Brownstoner
A historic Clinton Avenue house that has been in the same family for generations is on the market as a prime development site. A Brownstoner reader tipped us off to for-sale signs posted on the 1850s Italianate villa at 532 Clinton Avenue in Clinton Hill. The wood-frame house is located… Read More > The post Historic Clinton Avenue Villa Hits Market as Tear-Down, Wants $7.9 Million appeared first on Brownstoner.
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Sip Themed Cocktails At A New 'Silent' Cinema Series Screening Art-Inspired Films

Mar 23 11:38am Gothamist
  After the pioneers at Nitehawk Cinema lobbied and won for the right to booze in a cinema, the city has welcomed lots of new ways to get a load on while watching a film. Governor Cuomo even wants to make it the norm for first run movie theaters across the state. And the Upper West Side might have lost that Alamo Drafthouse, but now they've got a much smaller approximation of the real deal with a new film screening and paired cocktail series at the NYLO Hotel on Broadway. [ more › ]...
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Subway Service Alerts; Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

Mar 23 11:28am Brooklyn Heights Blog
Post-Sandy repair work on the A/C tunnel continues this weekend, so the diversion of A and C trains to the F line between Jay Street-Metro Tech and West 4th Street, meaning no service in either direction at High Street from 11:45 p.m. Friday, March 24 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, March 27. Repair work on the […]...
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Brooklyn Conman Offered False Hope To Parents Of Kidnapped Children

Mar 23 10:37am Gothamist
A man who scammed parents of international kidnapping victims by telling them he could find their children in exchange for payments to his non-profit was sentenced to 36 months in prison yesterday, according to an announcement from the acting U.S. Attorney. [ more › ]...
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