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Friday, February 15, 2019

Friday, February 15, 2019

Extra Extra: Roger Stone Finally Gagged

Extra Extra: Roger Stone Finally Gagged

Because you want to read Patricia Lockwood, check out today's end-of-day links: Roger Stone gag order, ACLU sues Trump over national emergency, 'Star Wars' update, Oscar best picture winners ranked, and dog gets a bath.

RIP Henny Rat

RIP Henny Rat

The boozy rat, clinging a bottle of Hennessy, is now an NYC icon.

Health Department Delays CBD Edibles Ban Until Summer

Health Department Delays CBD Edibles Ban Until Summer

After June 30th, embargoed food and drink products 'will have to be returned to the supplier or discarded.'

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'Horribly Unfair': Fund For 9/11 Victims Will Slash Payouts By At Least Half

'Horribly Unfair': Fund For 9/11 Victims Will Slash Payouts By At Least Half

The federal fund that compensates 9/11 victims will be slashing payouts to sick first responders, relatives of the dead, and other individuals who suffered because of the work they did near Ground Zero.

What Are YOU Doing About NYC's Growing Fatberg Threat?

What Are YOU Doing About NYC's Growing Fatberg Threat?

The fatberg trash monsters are coming, and the city wants everyone to join the battle against them.

'You Don't Need More': East Village Residents Fight Expansion Of St. Marks Place Office Development

'You Don't Need More': East Village Residents Fight Expansion Of St. Marks Place Office Development

The developer wants permission from the city to transfer air rights from 4 St. Marks Place, a landmarked early 19th century house whose ground floor was formerly the longtime home of Trash and Vaudeville.

Who's Responsible For Amazon Quitting Queens?

Who's Responsible For Amazon Quitting Queens?

Who had power, and how did they wield it?

NYPD Searching For Second Suspect In Friendly-Fire Death Of Detective

NYPD Searching For Second Suspect In Friendly-Fire Death Of Detective

Police are seeking a second suspect who may have been involved in the robbery that led half a dozen officers to open fire outside a Queens cellphone store earlier this week

Harlem's NAMA Fights To Keep Local Music Legacy Alive

Harlem's NAMA Fights To Keep Local Music Legacy Alive

Members of the 97-year-old New Amsterdam Musical Association are determined to keep the association intact, even in the face of gentrification and an aging membership.

UPDATE: Delivery Truck Driver Arrested After Fatally Striking Woman In Murray Hill

UPDATE: Delivery Truck Driver Arrested After Fatally Striking Woman In Murray Hill

A Brooklyn-based oil company confirmed it was one of their trucks.

Artist Recreates Forgotten Subway & Streetcar Maps, Including That Steam Locomotive Subway Proposal From 1865

Artist Recreates Forgotten Subway & Streetcar Maps, Including That Steam Locomotive Subway Proposal From 1865

Once upon a time, there was a proposal to build a steam-powered locomotive under New York City.

Man In Critical Condition After Falling 12 Stories While Reportedly Fixing UES Window

Man In Critical Condition After Falling 12 Stories While Reportedly Fixing UES Window

'I saw him standing out the window. He was cleaning the window,' one onlooker said.

Pierre Thiam's Teranga, Serving West African Fast-Casual Fare, Now Open Across From Central Park

Pierre Thiam's Teranga, Serving West African Fast-Casual Fare, Now Open Across From Central Park

The counter-service restaurant is located within the new Africa Center, and is almost entirely vegan and gluten-free.

The Governor Formerly Known As Amazon Wakes Up To A New Political Reality

The Governor Formerly Known As Amazon Wakes Up To A New Political Reality

There is an old expression: if you come for the king, you best not miss. And for once, those activists and politicians fueled by their furor did not. They bested Cuomo at his own game.

Early Addition: Ja Rule Wants To Throw An 'Iconic' Music Festival, Who's Down?

Early Addition: Ja Rule Wants To Throw An 'Iconic' Music Festival, Who's Down?

Because Trump really talks like a second grader, check out today's midday links: Ja Rule's festival dreams, Kenny G on V-Day surprise, Big Pharma recruits Instagram influencers, Meg Ryan interview, selfie seats, and corn stalker.

Big Plank Of Wood Falls From Ceiling At Bedford Ave L Stop, Narrowly Missing Woman

Big Plank Of Wood Falls From Ceiling At Bedford Ave L Stop, Narrowly Missing Woman

Jumi, a Williamsburg resident, tells Gothamist that she was inches away from being struck by a falling wooden board while waiting for the L train this morning

Elated Activists Party In Queens To Celebrate Amazon's Withdrawal: 'That Old Model Is Done'

Elated Activists Party In Queens To Celebrate Amazon's Withdrawal: 'That Old Model Is Done'

The triumphant activists gathered in Jackson Heights on Thursday night for an Amazon victory party featuring a mariachi band, chants of "Bye Bezos," and a pinata depicting the Amazon CEO's face.

FBI Investigating Ryan Adams Over Alleged Sexual Misconduct With Underage Fan

FBI Investigating Ryan Adams Over Alleged Sexual Misconduct With Underage Fan

The FBI is investigating one particular allegation in the NYT report from earlier this week: that Adams engaged in sexually explicit communications with an underage fan.

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Extra Extra: Kanye West Got Kim Kardashian Kenny G For Valentine's Day

Extra Extra: Kanye West Got Kim Kardashian Kenny G For Valentine's Day

Because not every tortoise relationship lasts a century, check out today's end-of-day links: small dog warning, romcom losers, Trump's national emergency, 'Killing Eve' teaser, Kanye & Kenny G, Frank Assmann speaks, and kittens cuddle.

'This Is Devastating': LIC Real Estate Brokers React To Amazon's Reversal

'This Is Devastating': LIC Real Estate Brokers React To Amazon's Reversal

'In the short run it is more favorable for renters. In the long term, it hurts everybody.'

It Looked Like A Normal Staircase. Then BOOM: Crutch Knife!

It Looked Like A Normal Staircase. Then BOOM: Crutch Knife!

Gotta watch out for the ol' crutch knife trick.

Elderly Woman Killed By Hit-And-Run School Bus Driver While Crossing Street

Elderly Woman Killed By Hit-And-Run School Bus Driver While Crossing Street

Police are searching for the driver of a yellow school bus who fatally struck a 68-year-old woman in the Bronx on Thursday morning, then fled the scene.

NYC Council Considers Banning Single-Use Plasticware

NYC Council Considers Banning Single-Use Plasticware

Maybe all single-use cutlery should simply consist of compostable sporks.

Video Shows Masked Gunman Fatally Shooting Man Getting Into Uber

Video Shows Masked Gunman Fatally Shooting Man Getting Into Uber

The shooting took place after the victim left a karaoke club.

The Bronx's Universal Hip Hop Museum Is Slated To Open In 2023

The Bronx's Universal Hip Hop Museum Is Slated To Open In 2023

The museum will be housed in the forthcoming Bronx Point complex.

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