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Police: Man Tried To Steal 11-Year-Old Girl's Cellphone In Astoria, QueensPolice on Thursday released a sketch of a man who allegedly tried to rip off a cellphone from an 11-year-old girl as she walked to school in Astoria, Queens.
Neighbors: Boozy Brunches At Flatiron District Venue Are Out Of HandSome East Side residents have been complaining about drunken revelers stumbling through their neighborhood in broad daylight, and they blame a bar’s flat-rate, bottomless boozy brunches.
Fire Sweeps Through Women And Children's Homeless Shelter In Flatiron DistrictHundreds of women and children were forced from their homes Tuesday, after a fire tore through an apartment building on East 28th Street.
Folsom Street East Fetish Fair To Return To Chelsea After Year's AbsenceThe Folsom Street East Fair – a festival known for its celebration of “sexual freedom” – will return next year in a new location after a year’s absence.
City Changes Course After Ordering Disabled Woman Out Of Section 8 ApartmentImagine the surprise and dismay of a disabled woman, confined to a wheelchair, when she was told that she would have to move to a smaller apartment to keep her housing subsidy.
Winter Weather Takes Its Toll On New York RoadsWinter weather has already taken a toll on roads in the Tri-State area. The city said that it is trying to fill thousands of potholes every day.
Report: Chelsea Wine Storage Facility Files For Bankruptcy After Post-Sandy LawsuitsA Chelsea facility that kept millions of dollars’ worth of wine has filed for bankruptcy in the wake of damage by Superstorm Sandy and subsequent lawsuits, according to published reports.
Search On For Serial iPhone Thief In Astoria, Long Island CityThe NYPD has launched a search for a thief who has been snatching iPhones on the streets of Astoria, Queens, and in the busy Court Square subway station in Long Island City.
Not The Best Day To Drive In NYC As Street Fairs And Block Parties Cause TrafficTri-State area residents are encouraged to avoid driving in New York City on Saturday, if possible. It is widely advised to take mass transit, as numerous events will cause several street closures.