Tag Archives: NYC

VIRAL VIDEO: Fake Kim Jong-Un Tours Manhattan

Mediaite reports: A new video out today by Youtube prankster QPark, features the “Supreme Leader of North Korea” roaming the streets of NYC… or at least a lot of people throughout NYC were gullible enough to believe that. Strolling through Harlem down to the Empire State Building, all the way to Koreatown, the fake Kim Jong-Un was accompanied by an ...

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LIVE VIDEO: Helicopter Tracks Loose Cow In Brooklyn

PIX 11 reports: A cow is on the loose in Brooklyn Tuesday, running around ballfields in Prospect Park. Responding crews are on the scene trying to wrangle the animal, which is tagged. It’s unclear where the cow escaped from. In February, a bull roamed the streets of Queens for about two hours before he was finally captured and died soon ...

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NEW YORK CITY: Bullied Gay Teenager Charged With Stabbing Classmate To Death Tells His Side Of The Story

Andy Humm reports at Gay City News: Abel Cedeno, 18, the bullied gay teen charged with killing one classmate, Matthew McCree, 15, and wounding another, Ariane Laboy, 16, with a knife spoke to Gay City News from Rikers Island on Sunday, recounting the incident, the anti-gay bullying that preceded it for years, and the way it intensified on September 27 ...

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LaGuardia Terminal Evacuated When Man Falsely Claims He Has Bomb After Argument Over $50 Bag Check Fee

The New York Daily News reports: A traveler furious over a $50 bag check fee at LaGuardia Airport claimed to have a bomb Saturday morning — prompting an evacuation and flight diversions, Port Authority police said. The man was checking in at a Spirit Airlines counter in Terminal B around 7 a.m. when he was told it would cost him ...

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National Park Service Pulls Sponsorship Of Ceremony Dedicating Rainbow Flag At Stonewall Monument

Andy Humm reports at Gay City News: What should have been a celebration dedicating the raising of the Rainbow Flag at the Stonewall National Monument in Greenwich Village on October 11 at noon turned into another attack on LGBTQ people by the Trump administration in a week full of such attacks. The National Park Service’s Barbara Applebaum, who arranged the ...

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FRIDAY: Tituss Burgess To Host Ali Forney Center 8th Annual Gala, Honorees Maxine Waters And Lady Gaga

Via press release: Friday the 13th at 6pm, the Ali Forney Center (AFC) will host the 8th annual A Place At The Table gala, an event that has raised millions of dollars to support a host of vital services including shelter and medical care for the homeless LGBTQ youths at AFC. This year also marks 15 years since AFC was ...

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REPORT: Obamas Shop For Manhattan Apartment

The New York Post reports: Former President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle are eyeing an apartment in a historic building in Manhattan, multiple sources exclusively tell Page Six. The Obamas have been looking at 10 Gracie Square on the Upper East Side, situated between East End Avenue and East River Drive and near the mayor’s residence, Gracie Mansion, according ...

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NEW YORK CITY: Student Bullied With Gay Slurs Stabs Classmate To Death, First School Killing Since 1993

The New York Post reports: The Bronx student who allegedly stabbed a classmate to death and seriously injured another was bullied for his sexual orientation — and will be put on suicide watch in jail, it was revealed in court Thursday. Abel Cedeno, 18, is facing murder charges for allegedly killing classmate Matthew McCree, 15, and critically injuring Araine LaBoy, ...

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Anthony Weiner Sentenced To 21 Months In Prison

The Daily Beast reports: Anthony Weiner was sentenced to 21 months in prison Monday on federal charges of sending pornography and sexually explicit messages to a 15-year-old girl. “Transmitting obscenity to a minor to induce her to engage in sexually explicit conduct by video chat and photo — is far from mere ‘sexting,'” prosecutors implored the judge. Weiner pleaded guilty ...

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Judge Orders Psych Exam For Pharma Douche

The New York Daily News reports: This bro’s got issues. A federal judge has signed an order for a psychiatric exam for convicted Pharma Bro Martin Shkreli, just days after yanking his $5 million bail, court records show. Brooklyn Federal Judge Kiyo Matsumoto signed off on the test for the 34-year-old on Tuesday, according to court records. The reason for ...

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NEW YORK CITY: Three Democratic US House Reps Arrested At DACA Protest Outside Trump Tower [VIDEO]

Three Democratic members of the US House were arrested after refusing to leave Fifth Avenue outside Trump Tower this afternoon. Talking Points Memo reports: “We’re taking the necessary steps to make it clear to President Trump, the Republicans and the Democrats that we will continue this peaceful fight for DREAMers and immigrants as long as it takes to enact legislation ...

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Hurricane Jose Takes Aim At East Coast

Bloomberg reports: Hurricane Jose may threaten New York City and other areas of the East Coast by next week, according to the National Hurricane Center. The storm, about 550 miles (885 kilometers) south-southeast of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, strengthened into a Category 1 hurricane Friday as it churned through the Atlantic Ocean. Jose’s path could put it near New Jersey ...

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Pranksters Slip KKK White Hoods And Pee-Proof Rubber Sheets Onto Shelves Of Trump Tower Gift Shop [VIDEO]

Gothamist reports: Shoppers looking for MAGA hats at Trump Tower this week may have encountered a Ku Klux Klan hood or a photo of President Putin, and asked themselves whether what they were seeing was real merchandise. On Monday afternoon, two NYC-based artists secretly slipped some items inside the merchandising outpost of the Trump Tower’s lower lobby. Among them: A ...

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The Village Voice Ends Its Print Edition After 62 Years

The New York Daily News reports: The venerable Village Voice, a New York newsstand staple since its 1955 inception, bid farewell Tuesday to its print edition. The left-leaning weekly, co-founded by the late Norman Mailer and once home to legendary bylines like Wayne Barrett, Nat Hentoff and Robert Christgau, is going digital-only. The Voice intends to “maintain its iconic progressive ...

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Giant Trump Rat Appears Near Trump Tower

The New York Daily News reports: New York City’s rats have gotten much bigger … and blonde. A giant inflatable of President Trump, in the style of labor unions’ blowup rodents, is greeting Midtown residents and tourists Monday afternoon at Fifth Ave. and 59th St. The grotesque model of Trump was claimed by gallery Bravin Lee, who said that the ...

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NEW YORK CITY: Cuomo Pitches Congestion Charges For Manhattan In Bid To Fund Crumbling Subway

Oh look. Other news. The New York Times reports: A decade ago, Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg of New York offered a plan to ease traffic in Manhattan and raise hundreds of millions of dollars to improve the city’s aging infrastructure. Drivers would be charged $8 to enter the most congested parts of Manhattan during peak commuting hours. The plan was ...

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NEW TRUMP YORK TRUMP CITY: Trump Advisor Ivanka Trump To Open Ivanka Trump Store In Trump Tower

CNN Money reports: The Ivanka Trump brand is setting up shop in Trump Tower. The label will open a physical store in the Manhattan building this fall, a brand representative confirmed. The company declined to provide any additional details. Right now, Ivanka Trump clothing and accessories are available through partner stores, such as Bloomingdale’s, Lord & Taylor, Dillard’s, Macy’s, Zappos, ...

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Porn Site Offers To Sponsor NYC Subway Station

Fortune reports: A company whose business is all about pleasure says it wants to help with New York City’s train pain. Porn streaming site RedTube has offered to take Gov. Andrew Cuomo up on his idea to sell naming rights to subway stations. The governor, who really should have seen this sort of thing coming, first floated the idea of ...

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NEW YORK CITY: Mayor Bill De Blasio To Pitch Tax On Wealthy For Repairs To Crumbling Subway System

The New York Daily News reports: Mayor de Blasio will propose a tax on the rich to fund fixes to the problem-plagued subway system. The tax on wealthy New Yorkers, which requires approval in Albany, would generate nearly $800 million a year for the MTA — including cash for subway fixes and upgrades like new signals, subway cars, and track ...

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Rock Hall Of Fame Rapper Charged With Murdering Homeless Man He Claims Was “Hitting On Him” [VIDEO]

The Associated Press reports: A founding member of Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five stabbed a homeless man to death after a passing remark made him think the man was hitting on him, a law enforcement official said Thursday. Kidd Creole, whose real name is Nathaniel Glover, was walking in midtown Manhattan on Wednesday near where he worked security and ...

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