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Earthquake!

I thought it was the Second Avenue subway shaking my apartment again, but it WAS an earthquake. That was my first NYC earthquake and by far the strongest one I’ve ever felt. That includes my six years in San Francisco, when they came every few months.

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Central Park Servers Get Revenge

The wait staff is striking at Central Park’s famed Boathouse, whose owners are accused of union busting after paying the city many millions for the restaurant’s concession. This week striking workers revealed that the Boathouse’s trademark bottled water, at $8 a glass, is nothing more than Manhattan tap water. Whoopsie. According to the servers, they’ve been forced to lie to …

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Irene Update

According to the latest forecast for Hurricane Irene, the storm is predicted to arrive in the general NYC/northeast area some time late on Saturday, early on Sunday. Air travel is expected to be heavily affected unless the storm veers out past Long Island as sometimes happens. Plan accordingly, I guess.

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Bear Joins Survivor Cast

An openly gay man who maintains a profile (NSFW) on the Bear411 hook-up site has been cast for the next season of Survivor. Mark Anthony Caruso is identified by the show as a 48 year-old former NYPD detective living in Queens, New York.

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