Theft charges were dropped Monday against an Italian tourist who allegedly refused to pay a $208 tab at the swank Smith & Wollensky steakhouse.
A dangerous blast of steam stopped traffic Tuesday on the Upper East Side.
An extra-alarm fire raged Sunday evening in the Murray Hill section of Manhattan.
Tri-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.
Water began gushing out of the 12-inch main from 1941 just after 5 a.m., flooding streets in the Sunset Park section.