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  • Rival NYC Graffiti Artists Beef Heats Up

    Rival NYC Graffiti Artists Beef Heats Up
    You may not have heard the names " Banksy" and "Poster Boy," but if you live in the Lower East Side or Dumbo chances are you've seen their work. They are graffiti artists who are at war with one another. Just look at some of their works in the photos....
  • Tourists and NY'ers Divided on 5th Ave. Sidewalk

    Tourists and NY'ers Divided on 5th Ave. Sidewalk
    Employees from the Department of Transportation were out in full force Thursday scrubbing away a bold, white line painted onto a stretch of a 5th Ave. sidewalk that essentially divides native New Yorkers from tourists. The work of art was apparently...
  • Governors Island Opens To The Public Today

    Governors Island Opens To The Public Today
    Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, Governor David A. Paterson and local officials today opened the newest section of Brooklyn Bridge Park at Pier 6 and kicked off the Governors Island 2010 public access season. Mayor Bloomberg also announced new, free weekend...
  • Food books, a feast of ideas

    Food books, a feast of ideas
    There's a Calvinist streak marbling the fat of any good American eater: One hand giveth and the other taketh away. I should. I shouldn't. Pleasure and pain. I want it but I shouldn't have it. This is a good time to reflect on just how American our...
  • 'Triangle' explains the fire that killed 146 and changed labor laws

    Ultimately, they had no choice except for how they would perish: burn or leap to death. The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory workers were trapped on March 25, 1911. HBO's excellent "Triangle: Remembering the Fire" marks the centennial with a 40-minute...
  • Jonathan Kellerman, a shrink-wrapped success

    Jonathan Kellerman, a shrink-wrapped success
    Perverted plutocrats, a Hollywood madam with a narcissism problem, prostitutes with attitude, indulgent rich kids — Jonathan Kellerman's latest novel has so many unpleasant characters it would be wearying to read if the plot didn't move like a...
  • Boyfriend Charged In Woman's Grisly Near-Decapitation Stabbing

    Boyfriend Charged In Woman's Grisly Near-Decapitation Stabbing
    Police have charged a 33-year-old man in the brutal stabbing of his live-in girlfriend who was nearly decapitated inside the couple's Lower East Side apartment. According to authorities, Raul Barrera turned himself in early Sunday, confessing to the...
  • Cops Hunt Lower East Side Rape Suspect

    Cops Hunt Lower East Side Rape Suspect
    Police have released a sketch of the man they've been hunting in connection with two rapes on the Lower East Side more than a year apart. According to investigators, the man followed a 17-year-old girl into her building elevator, where he promptly pulled...
  • NY Man Describes Being Hit By Deadly Ala. Tornado

    NY Man Describes Being Hit By Deadly Ala. Tornado
    TUSCALOOSA, AL (PIX11) -- The deadliest twisters to tear across the U.S. in nearly four decades have killed hundreds and injured thousands. Now, a day later, amazing stories of survival are emerging -- the family that rode it out in the basement of a...
  • Suspected Lower East Side Rapist Caught

    Suspected Lower East Side Rapist Caught
    The man police say attacked two women on the Lower East Side is off the streets. Investigators say they arrested Joseph Quirindongo, 20, of the Bronx early Saturday morning and charged him with a criminal sex act, attempted rape, assault, and weapons...
  • 7 Injured In 'Very Smoky' Grocery Store Fire

    7 Injured In 'Very Smoky' Grocery Store Fire
    Seven residents of a Lower East Side building were injured after a two-alarm fire broke out in the store beneath their apartments early Tuesday morning. The blaze broke out just before 4 a.m. inside the East Village Farm and Grocery, located at 69 Second...