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Dramatic Video Shows Lightning Strike Over Manhattan as Storm Brews

Dramatic video footage shows the moment lightning struck over Manhattan, New York, on Thursday, May 10, amid reports of a brewing storm.This video was captured by eyewitness Laurent Fanichet. Weather forecasters warned New York faced an increased risk of lightning strikes as the city faced a potenti


Former Brooklyn building superintendent allegedly kills man who took his job

BUSHWICK, Brooklyn — A fired Brooklyn building superintendent was allegedly so angry over losing his job that he killed the man who replaced him.Police arrested Keith Floyd Wednesday on murder charges after piecing together DNA evidence to the crime. Floyd is accused of killing 41-year-old Daniel Ri

PIX11.COM - 2018-07-19 23:06:04

A restaurant in NYC makes interactive cocktails that incorporate fire, mace, and slingshots

We set out to try the whimsical and creative cocktails over at The Aviary, NYC. From slingshots to totem poles, The Aviary knows how to create an immersive drinking experience. The Office, which is a speakeasy inside The Aviary, holds the most expensive and rare spirits. We got to test them out.


Largest solar installation in New York City completed in Staten Island - Daily Energy Insider

“This solar installation project on Staten Island, the largest in New York City, will provide clean energy and help protect the environment,” Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul said. “The system further supports the state’s aggressive goal of 50 percent of electricity coming from renewable energy sources by 2030

DAILYENERGYINSIDER.COM - 2018-07-20 12:00:18

Woman killed mom, grandma before fleeing to NYC: police

A New Jersey woman bludgeoned her mother and grandmother to death, then went on the lam to Manhattan, where she was arrested, police sources told The Post.

NEW YORK POST - 2018-07-19 16:16:33

$7.5 million in heroin, fentanyl seized in massive Bronx drug bust; 5 arrested

SOUNDVIEW, The Bronx — An estimated $7.5 million worth of heroin and fentanyl was seized in a massive raid at an alleged drug packaging mill in the Soundview neighborhood of the Bronx Wednesday night, according to the city’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor’s Office.

PIX11.COM - 2018-07-19 21:18:22

Club shooting suspect acquitted of top murder count, found guilty of manslaughter

A Manhattan jury acquitted a party promoter of a top murder count Thursday for spraying the outside of a Flatiron club with bullets, killing a young mother and wounding two.The panel, which deliberated for a little over a day, did find Dalone “Smack” Jamison guilty ofmanslaughter for the tragic deat

NEW YORK POST - 2018-07-20 02:27:50

There's a class in NYC that teaches you how to make fancy chocolate desserts

Jacques Torres offers a personalized chocolate-making class that allows you to become a chocolatier for a day. Learn how to make a variety of different chocolate treats.


Part of NYC district evacuated after high-pressure steam pipe explodes

July 19 (UPI) --A steam pipe explosion in New York City Thursday injured five people and forced hundreds of people in dozens of Manhattan buildings to evacuate, authorities said.Officials said the high-pressure steampipe explodedon 5th Avenue near 21st Street Thursday morning, ripping apart the pave

UPI - 2018-07-19 16:23:47

JanKossen Contemporary opens annual summer group show

NEW YORK, NY.-The annual summer group show FRESH! returns toJanKossen Contemporary, featuring works by 14 artists under the curatorial vision of “Order and Chaos: the World of the Enlightened”. Artists have always played a role in voicing how the world is seen; they are critics disecting the concept

ARTDAILY.COM - 2018-07-20 00:00:00

Steam pipe inspections, cleanup will take days, NYC mayor says, amid asbestos concerns

Concerns that the steam from the blast contained potentially cancer-causing asbestos raised fears of a repeat of the aftermath of 9/11, when many police, volunteers and other first-responders ended up with often fatal respiratory ailments -- which compounded the loss of some 3,000 people killed by t

MSN.COM - 2018-07-20 10:00:24

Steam pipe explosion closes streets in Flatiron District

FLATIRON DISTRICT, Manhattan (WABC) --A steam pipe explosion is closing streets in the Flatiron District Thursday morning.The pipe exploded at Fifth Avenue and East 21st Street just after 6:40 a.m.There have been no immediate reports of injuries.Fifth Avenue was closed at East 23rd Street.And 22nd,

ABC7NY.COM - 2018-07-19 11:05:09

Report of shots fired outside Brooklyn school: police

BROOKLYN, N.Y.— Police responded to a call of shots fired outside a Brooklyn school Thursday, authorities said.

PIX11.COM - 2018-07-19 17:35:55

Phone Calls for NYC Inmates Will Soon Be Free | The Source

Phone calls from jail will soon be free for inmates for New York City.Pix 11 reportsNYC council approved a bill and is headed to the desk of Mayor Bill de Blasio for a signature of approval.The bill is sponsored by Speaker Corey Johnson and the population of Rikers Island and other jails within the

THESOURCE.COM - 2018-07-19 19:30:10

Man busted in fatal Brooklyn shooting

Elijah Harris, who lives less than a mile away at the Marcy Houses, was arrested and charged with murder, assault, two counts of criminal possession of a weapon and reckless endangerment, officials said.

NEW YORK POST - 2018-07-19 06:22:27

1 dead, 1 critically injured in East Harlem motorcycle crash

Photo GalleryEAST HARLEM, Manhattan — One person is dead and another person is in critical condition following a motorcycle crash Thursday morning.Authorities received a call shortly after 5 a.m. about a motorcycle crash along Second Avenue and 110th Street in East Harlem.The motorcyclist was drivin

PIX11.COM - 2018-07-19 10:12:18

Effective tomorrow, Jersey City enacting new policy to decriminalize marijuana - Hudson County View

“The fact is, marijuana arrests and prosecutions in New Jersey, and around the nation, point to severe inequalities that negatively impact people of color disproportionately, and lead to long-term economic challenges for anyone who finds themselves prosecuted for possession,” said Mayor Steven Fulop

HUDSONCOUNTYVIEW.COM - 2018-07-18 21:45:35

Massive Steam Leak Closes Streets In NYC

The Fire Department of New York says a massive high-pressure steam leak has caused street closings in Manhattan's Flatiron District. (July 18)Subscribe for more Breaking News:Website:Twitter:Facebook:Google+:Instagram:You can license this story through AP Archive:

SWIOWANEWSSOURCE.COM - 2018-07-19 14:30:50

Nurse found strangled to death inside Queens home: cops

A Queens woman was strangled to death inside her home near Kennedy Airport — and discovered by her concerned brothers, who checked on her after she wasn’t answering phone calls, police and relatives said.

NEW YORK POST - 2018-07-18 23:54:56

How to Get Into New York City Museums for Free

In an effort to ease the financial strain caused by exorbitant museum entry fees, three New York City-based public libraries have joined forces to grant free admission to library cardholders. New Yorkers with Brooklyn Public Library, Queens Library, andNew York Public Librarycards can now enjoy many

THECULTURETRIP.COM - 2018-07-19 16:35:33