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16 min ago | SILive.com

Hurricane Cristobal may affect cruise lines and flights

Hurricane Cristobal is heading towards Bermuda which may call for a change in travel plans for some Staten Islanders leaving on Wednesday or Thursday for the Labor Day weekend.

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1 hr ago | The Village Voice

Soft Spot Owner Brings Kilo Bravo, a New Neighborhood Bar, to Williamsburg

When Kate Buenaflor opened Soft Spot in Williamsburg nine years ago, it became a neighborhood bar to a very different kind of neighborhood.

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1 hr ago | National Review Online

Kevin D. Williamson: Decline and Fall

Local Law 71, the so-called Community Safety Act, used the possibility of endless civil-rights litigation to gut the city's "stop, question, and frisk" procedure for dealing with street-level crime, and Mr. de Blasio campaigned energetically on the issue, charging that the New York Police Department had "unfairly targeted young African-American and ... (more)

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2 hrs ago | New York Daily News

Drug smuggler went to bed wearing bullet-proof vest

Authorities were attempting to arrest 44-year-old Oswald Lewis, who had been on the run since skipping out on his April 1991 indictment for conspiracy to distribute cocaine in Virginia, when he allegedly opened fire on them late Tuesday.

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3 hrs ago | ABC News

US Marshals in NYC Shootout; Suspect Wounded

A fugitive wanted for nearly two decades on drug charges was wounded during a shootout with deputy U.S. marshals who tracked him down in New York City, federal authorities said Wednesday.

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4 hrs ago | DNAinfo.com

Man Posing as Cabbie Tries to Sexually Assault Woman in Front of Her Kids

A man who claimed he was a cab driver tried to sexually assault a woman Sunday morning near the homeless shelter in the former Pan Am Hotel while her three children were also in the car, according to police.

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4 hrs ago | Deutsche Welle

Soup kitchen dishes up in New York's richest neighborhood

Since the economic crisis, survival on Manhattan's Upper East Side has become even harder for the poor.

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7 hrs ago | New York Daily News

Drug smuggler opens fire on U.S. marshals in Queens: cops

Cops investigate the 175th St. apartment after the shootout. The suspect's gun is under the blue cloth on the stoop by the rail, along with his bulletproof vest on the sidewalk.

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7 hrs ago | Newsday

Cops: 4 charged in Target iPad thefts

Four Brooklyn men were under arrest Wednesday, charged with using a fake American Express card to fraudulently purchase Apple iPads and other electronics from a Target store in Valley Stream, Nassau County police said.

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7 hrs ago | NY1

Brick by Brick: Neighborhood Residents Often Oppose Housing Plans

There may be no shortage of demand in the city for affordable housing, but in spite of that, plans to build more affordable housing are often met with skepticism, concern and sometimes downright hostility.

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7 hrs ago | www.nytimes.com | topmod12

'Poor Door' in a New York Tower Opens a Fight Over Affordable Housing

. As public housing becomes a crumbling relic of another era, American cities have grown more reliant on the private sector to build housing for the poor and working class. Developers say they can maximize their revenues, and thus build more affordable units, by separating them from their luxury counterparts.

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7 hrs ago | www.usatoday.com | topmod12

Iconic songs about New York City

Scores of songs have been written about New York City over its 350-year history.

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12 hrs ago | New York Daily News

S.I. teacher slapped for cinnamon challenge

Matthew Hayes, who teaches at New Dorp High School, told investigators he let students swallow the spice during a lesson to highlight the different flavors and uses of cocoa and cinnamon.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Christian Science Monitor

5 Pointz down: NYC demolishes storied graffiti shrine

Last week, developers took a wrecking ball to the storied graffiti shrine. It has been decades since the underground art of graffiti went mainstream, giving some of its renegade aerosol painters a Picasso -like worldwide fame.

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New York Daily News

New M12 bus headed to Manhattan's West Side

A $4.9 million bus service expansion will take effect on Sunday, including the addition of an M12 route on West Side, Manhattan.

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New York Post

Drug-addled exec raided employee healthcare fund for Hamptons home: suit

A drug-addled Manhattan real-estate executive raided his company's coffers - including the employees' health-care fund - to finance his Hamptons summer home and Upper East Side pad, a new lawsuit charges.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Folk Music Society of New York to Host 'Sing Like a Pirate Friday', 9/19

With so much of the country enjoying the fun of International Talk-Like-a-Pirate Day, the Folk Music Society of New York reasoned, why not invite the public to sing like them -- or at least about them? On Fri., Sept.

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New York Daily News

Push to make free G-to-J/M transfer permanent

The freebie, which allows riders to transfer between the G train station at Broadway and the J/M stop at Lorimer St. in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, is set to end once work on the G train's Greenpoint Tube concludes on Sept.

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