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Motorcyclist, 48, dies after he wipes out and skids down Queens street, crashing into parked car
Cops investigate scene of fatal motorcycle crash on 197th St. near 119th Ave. in St. Albans Sunday. (Vic Nicastro for New York Daily News) A 48-year-old motorcyclist who wiped out and skidded down a Queens street, crashing into a parked car, has died, officials said Thursday. Maurice Giles, 48, was
Santhigram opens new Ayurveda center in New York City
Dr. Gopinathan Nair, Founder and Chairman of Santhigram Ayurveda Group (sitting on left) with guests and staff members, at the inauguration of the Santhigram Center in New York City.Santhigram Wellness’s premier center in New York City was formally opened on October 4, 2018, by K. Devadasan Nair, Co
Two Paintings Swiped From Astoria Bar
The paintings, valued at $1,500 each, were given to the owners of William Hallet by a former employee of the bar and restaurant at 36-10 30th Avenue, police said.
Renting in New York City: What will $2,000 get you?
Here's this one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment situated at 58 Linden Blvd., #2H. It's listed for $2,000/month.
Daylight Bank Robbery At Wells Fargo In Newark, Cops Seek Suspect
According to the Newark Department of Public Safety, at 12:30 p.m., a man walked into the Wells Fargo Bank at 765 Broad Street and handed the teller a note. The man left the bank after the female teller handed him an "undetermined amount of cash."
BREAKING: Manhattan School On Lockdown; Guns Found In Backpacks; Was Previously Targeted With Threats
In April, the Daily News reported that a staffer at the same school said a note found on a teacher’s desk said, “I am going to shoot the school up, you have been warned.”
NYC high school, college on lockdown over report of gun
The investigation is ongoing, and so far, no one is in custody and no weapons have been recovered.
Astoria Bookshop: New Releases
The weather might not feel like autumn, but the calendar says it is–and that means big stacks of exciting new releases on the shelves of Astoria Bookshop every week! Check out some of their personal favorites below, or stop in to browse and find some new favorites of your own–and get a sneak peek at
Trump Organization wants dead man to pay $90K after apartment fire
The Trump Organization has filed a lawsuit seeking $90,000 in unpaid common charges and fees from a Trump Tower resident– six months afterhe died in a fire that engulfed his Fifth Avenue apartment.The board of Trump Tower Condominium, through Trump Organization lawyer Sonja Talesnik, filed the suit
What's the cheapest rental available in New York City, right now?
Housing costs got you down? Though apartment hunting can be frustrating, there
10 Things to Do this Week in NYC: October 19th – October 25th
As the cool autumn weather finally sets in, you can start getting in the Halloween spirit with a moonlit cemetery tour, help out local public schools by buying hand-made desserts or go inside a historic Jazz Age movie palace. All this and more is happening this week in New York City. Check out our U
3 Surprising Downsides of Living in New York City's Tallest Apartment Building
While New Yorkers all know that their city's tallest building is One World Trade Center, do you know its tallestresidentialbuilding? It's soon to be Extell's Central Park Tower—a 95-story, 1,550-foot super-high-rise at 217 West 57th Street (a.k.a. "Billionaires' Row").Even though this building won't
Uber Driver Charged With Kidnapping New York Woman
An Uber driver in New York City kidnapped a woman who fell asleep in his vehicle, assaulted her and then left her on the side of a highway in Connecticut, federal authorities said Tuesday.
Man who ‘saved’ lost toddler on subway had open sex abuse warrant
The 25-year-old “good Samaritan” told police he found young Messiah Cummings alone on a morning-rush J train pulling into Canal Street, took the kid with him to work on the Bowery because he was late, and called the authorities once he got there.
The Durst Organization Files Permits for 110 East 125th Street in Harlem, Manhattan - New York YIMBY
Permits have been filed for a single-story commercial structure at 110 East 125th Street inHarlem, Manhattan. The site is located on the same block as the 125th Street Metro-North train station, and the 125th Street subway station serviced by the 4, 5, and 6 trains. The Durst Organization is listed
Police: Man Punches Woman, Breaks Her Tooth In Long Island Bias Attack
A 53-year-old African-American woman was talking to her friend on her cell phone while standing on the sidewalk on West Columbia Street in Hempstead late Saturday night when police said she asked a man near her, who was screaming at another woman, to lower his voice.
Singapore Airlines, SilkAir and Metrobank Card offers best travel deals this October
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Report: Ariana Grande Kicked Pete Davidson Out of $16M NYC Penthouse And Changed The Locks - X17 Online
The "Sweetener" songstress reportedly kicked theSNLfunny man out of their shared $16M NYC penthouse apartment and changed the locks! Unfortunately for him, she's the one that pays the bills, so he didn't have much say over the decision.
Puppeteer who played Big Bird retires after almost 50 years on 'Sesame Street'
The puppeteer who has played Big Bird on "Sesame Street" is retiring after nearly 50 years on the show. Caroll Spinney tells the New York Times that Thursday will be his last day on the program, which he joined from the start in 1969. In addition to Big Bird, the 84-year-old was also Oscar the Grouc
Uber driver charged with kidnapping, assaulting woman he picked up in Manhattan
Harbir Parmar, 24, picked the woman up in Manhattan and was supposed to drive her to White Plains, court documents show. Instead he changed her destination in Uber's mobile application to an address in Boston, pulled over on the side of the road and groped the sleeping passenger.