“It’s like losing a girlfriend,” he noted somberly. “You want her back.” Read More
By Elaina Plott 8/08/13 12:54pm
A recent glitch in the prophetic Google Maps reveals what a difference six years can make.
It looks like the area near North 3rd and East River in Williamsburg hasn’t been updated since 2007. Read More
By Elaina Plott 8/08/13 11:33am
“Beautiful” and “Craigslist”—a most unlikely pairing of words, but one certainly fitting for a particular posting recently shared all over the internet.
Writing in the New York City ‘Missed Connections’ section, one man divulged his love for a fellow passenger on the Manhattan-bound Brooklyn Q train.
The author remained anonymous, but murmurs in the Twitterverse Read More
By Elaina Plott 8/07/13 12:50pm
Last evening, throngs of Manhattan’s most eligible brokers, entrepreneurs and house hunters peopled The Renaissance’s expansive rooftop terrace at 100 John Street. Against jaw-dropping views of the Manhattan skyline, patrons clad in Fendi eyewear and Hermes neckties were keen on keeping the cocktail waitresses busy, but it wasn’t just the drink of the evening that Read More
By Elaina Plott 8/06/13 2:49pm
Because who doesn’t love some Oxy with their Rocket Pop?
In an undercover heist dubbed “Operation Snowcone,” authorities have busted a Brooklyn man for allegedly selling cocaine and Oxycodone out of his ice cream truck in Bay Ridge.
Mina Gatas, 20, was nabbed when attempting to peddle the drugs to undercover officers Monday night, officials said, probably Read More
By Elaina Plott 8/05/13 5:43pm
Looks like prep-school teenagers aren’t the only ones cashing in on fake I.Ds.
New York dog owners, in an effort to never part from Fido, pick up women, and score discounts on the Jitney, are snapping up bogus “service dog” attire for their pooches, The Post reported.
A quick perusal of eBay yields Read More
By Elaina Plott 7/30/13 2:18pm
The New York State Department of Motor Vehicles: crushing dreams everywhere, one banned license plate at a time.
If you were looking to get a little creative for your next license plate renewal, such as touting your “10INCHDK” or giving your ride a more accurate title (“SEXBUS,” perhaps), you’re out of luck.
According to a Read More
By Elaina Plott 7/26/13 1:20pm
Two months ago, Tory Burch ignited an aggressive crackdown on counterfeiting, filing four lawsuits against companies allegedly peddling look-alike versions of her jewelry across the globe. Fashion’s elite lauded Ms. Burch as a hero, her efforts an added tally to the ranks of fashion houses that have fought—and won—against the underground trade. Read More
By Elaina Plott 7/16/13 2:17pm
McGolrick Park, as is often the case, has seen better days.
Following a slew of vandalism in the last week, McGolrick Park now sits shrouded by darkness after a group of teenagers set fire to the maintenance building, stripping the park of its electricity. The blackout, coupled with the teen gang’s vicious vandalism campaign, has led residents to steer clear of Greenpoint’s once “lovely, pretty refuge.” Read More
By Elaina Plott 7/10/13 12:28pm
Amid the chaos of July 4 festivities, a suspect held in police custody in Brooklyn died after waiting four hours for an ambulance.