flew the co-op
Not even those organic bulk beans are safe these days—the Park Slope Food Co-op reports that thefts are on the rise in their members-only supermarket.
The sneaky shoppers apparently have an MO: The Co-op’s manager, Joe Holtz, describes watching one customer on the supermarket’s security cameras sorting their items—some went to a basket to Read More
No Butts About It
Life for smokers in Carroll Gardens just got a little more dangerous.
A 29-year-old woman was smoking on a sidewalk along Luquer Street at around 9:50 pm on Sunday night when a man came up to her and asked for a cigarette. But when she denied his request, he stabbed her, possibly with an ice pick, Read More
If you’re trying to find a building to burglarize in New York, why waste your time on any of the merely rich co-ops surrounding Central Park? Just cut to the chase and go after the wealthiest of them all.
At least, that seems to be the approach taken by the thief (or thieves), who has carried out a series of burglaries at Manhattan’s snootiest address, according to the New York Post. The limestone godhead is home to more billionaires than any other building in New York. (Famously rich rich guys John Thain, Howard Marks, Stephen Schwarzman and David Koch all live there.)
These ladies put Victoria’s Secret through a real thong and dance.
Four women have been accused of stealing more than $3,000 worth of underthings from a Victoria’s Secret store in Soho last week, DNAinfo reported today.
Allegedly, the women managed to sneak off with 200 thongs and 28 garter belts, amounting to Read More
New York City dog owners should keep their pups on a tight leash.
Brooklyn resident Dina Sasson was shocked when a stranger refused to return her five year-old Shih Tzu unless she paid up.
According to the Daily News, Disco ran away from Ms. Sasson’s mother’s front yard in Midwood, Brooklyn. A neighbor found the Read More
The saga of Jonathan Franzen’s stolen glasses has come to its appropriate end: the man who took the Freedom author’s glasses hostage Monday night has come forward and identified himself. James Fletcher, a 27-year-old student at Imperial College London, detailed the full narrative of his eyewear-snatching to GQ UK, and the tale Read More
Federal and state prosecutors in New York brought charges against a ring of international cyber-criminals who used computer viruses to break into bank accounts. Among them were four New York students, including 21 year Kristina Svechinskaya, who is being groomed as the next Anna Chapman by the NY dailies.
Back in June Read More