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  1. Here are the crazy things that this guy did to become the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Connecticut Post

    Brooklyn-based Nick Johnson, who happens to be a friend of mine, has publicly declared himself to be the first Pokmon Go player to catch all of the 142 Pokmon that we know are available in the US. According to the original video games that Pokmon Go is based on, there are 151 total monsters.


  2. Cops: Alleged juice thief pulled a knife on security guardRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Connecticut Post

    A Brooklyn, N.Y. man attempting to leave the Walmart without paying for two bottles of juice pulled a knife on the security guard who tried to stop him, police said. Elby Espinal, 27, had been stopped twice outside the Boston Post Road store on Tuesday afternoon, by security guards who asked for payment for the two bottles of orange juice, Officer Joseph Dempsey said.


  3. Trump's 'Make America Great Again' target of minority satireRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | Connecticut Post

    Navajo artist Vanessa Bowen wears her "Make America Native Again" hat at a printing shop in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Wednesday, July 6, 2016. Bowen says she designed the hat after concluding Trump's "Make America Great Again" slogan spoke of a time when whites excluded minorities.


  4. Legendary comedian Jerry Seinfeld will perform on the Grand Theater...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | Connecticut Post

    Jerry Seinfeld 's comedy career took off after his first appearance on "The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson " in 1981, hit overdrive in the '90s with "Seinfeld" and has settled into cruise control these days with his popular Crackle web series, "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee." The 62-year-old Brooklyn, N.Y.-born funnyman is still on the road - doing stand-up - which includes a show at Foxwoods Grand Theater on Saturday, July 16. Seinfeld loves to answer audience questions - it's how he closes a lot of his stand-up shows.


  5. Sound and color shape Greenwich artist's aural aspirationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | Connecticut Post

    "Molecules of Music," an ink, acrylic, enamel on clay board, in 2014, has served as an inspiration for Ellen Hackl Fagan's Reverse Sound Color Organ. She will take photos of the image and use them to become color blocks for her color/sound compositions.


  6. Stumped? Ways 3 Companies Boost CreativityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | Connecticut Post

    Keeping teams thinking creatively is no easy task. To keep employees from getting stuck in a rut, these businesses took out-of-the-box approaches to challenge staff to think in new ways.


  7. Clinton seizes historic primary winRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | Connecticut Post

    JUNE 7: Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton arrives onstage during a primary night rally at the Duggal Greenhouse in the Brooklyn Navy Yard, June 7, 2016 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Clinton has secured enough delegates and commitments from superdelegates to become the Democratic Party's presumptive presidential nominee.


  8. Westport cops nab four with fake credit cardsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2016 | Connecticut Post

    Westport police charged four people Friday with a slew of larceny and forgery charges after they tried to use phony credit cards at a liquor store, police said. The four suspects fled Castle Wine & Spirits on Post Road East shortly after 7 p.m. Friday after store employees accused them of using fraudulent credit cards, police said.


  9. Pork sandwiches from a vendor at the Smorgasburg street food event in Brooklyn.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | Connecticut Post

    Many New Yorkers flock to the Hamptons or other "country" destinations in the summer, but New York City is the place to be in the summer - from outdoor music and food festivals to the arts and sports events. Here's just a sampling of some of our picks.


  10. Singer Julius La Rosa, fired on Godfrey show, dies at 86Read the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2016 | Connecticut Post

    Julius La Rosa , a pop singer known for hits including "Eh, Cumpari," whose firing live on the air by Arthur Godfrey in 1953 overshadowed his successes that followed, has died at age 86. His death was confirmed Saturday by his daughter, Maria La Rosa Smith , of Ridgefield, Connecticut, and Joe Charapata of the Rhodes-Charapata Funeral Home in Crivitz. Smith said her father died in his sleep of natural causes Thursday at his home in Crivitz, Wisconsin.


  11. Khloe Is Destroying My Son LamarRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | Connecticut Post

    " is answering his phone and checking his texts, too," Lamar's disabled dad, Joe Odom , told The National ENQUIRER . The 62-year-old Vietnam-era vet claimed the Keeping Up With the Kardashians star has taken over Lamar's finances "even though he's recovering," and is terrified that by keeping pals and family from seeing him, Lamar will fall back into destructive drug habits.


  12. Hundreds march across NY bridge for stricter gun lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2016 | Connecticut Post

    Hundreds of people carrying photos of loved ones killed by gun violence marched across the Brooklyn Bridge on Saturday to rally for stricter gun laws and chanted demands for action. The fourth annual march, held on the eve of Mother's Day, was organized by the group Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America.


  13. America's biggest police department is using Facebook to take...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2016 | Connecticut Post

    On November 12, 2014, a man arrived in Canarsie, Brooklyn, expecting to meet a young woman for a date he had arranged online. Instead, he was shot in the face by Tyreek and Shaquille Hayes, two members of a rival gang who had lured him there, a recent indictment alleges.


  14. 'SNL' staged a 'Seinfeld' reunion to parody the feisty...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2016 | Connecticut Post

    That's what we learned when "Seinfeld" star Julia Louis-Dreyfus and the hit show's creator, Larry David, reunited on NBC's "Saturday Night Live" this weekend. While David returned with his Bernie Sanders impression, Louis-Dreyfus, in her third time as "SNL" host, reprised the character she played on "Seinfeld" for nine seasons to poke fun at last week's contentious Democratic debate in Brooklyn, New York.


  15. Clinton pitches minimum-wage boost while fundraising in L.A.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2016 | Connecticut Post

    Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks to people in the overflow area during a campaign event at the Los Angeles Southwest College on Saturday, April 16, 2016, in Los Angeles. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks to people in the overflow area during a campaign event at the Los Angeles Southwest College on Saturday, April 16, 2016, in Los Angeles.


  16. The Latest: Spring storm buffets Northeast with snow, windsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 | Connecticut Post

    An early spring cold front is bringing snow and gusty winds to the Northeast after the region had one of its mildest winters on record. The National Weather Service says several inches of snow could fall Monday from Buffalo, New York, to Boston.


  17. Stewardess in cocaine case will be sent back to CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2016 | Connecticut Post

    This undated photo released by the Los Angeles Airport Police shows multiple packages of cocaine wrapped in green cellophane that was apprehended at Los Angeles International Airport. JetBlue flight attendant accused of trying to sneak a suitcase full of cocaine through Los Angeles International Airport and making a dramatic dash to escape says she might not have been sure what was in her bag, a spokesman for her said Thursday, March 24, 2016, as prosecutors suggested she had smuggled before.


  18. Karen & Natalie Celebrate Big Ang At Drunken Monkey After FuneralRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2016 | Connecticut Post

    It's been over a year since Karen Gravano and Natalie Guercio battled on the set of Mob Wives , but has learned that the two former costars were finally able to put their differences aside after the death of their mutual friend , Angela "Big Ang" Raiola . In fact, the two enemies gathered together on Monday night along with other Mob Wives stars at the Raiola's former Staten Island bar The Drunken Monkey following the funeral and burial services earlier that day.


  19. Slender towers rise to dizzying heights on NYC skylineRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2016 | Connecticut Post

    A super slim skyscraper at 432 Park Avenue competes with the Empire State building as it juts above the Manhattan skyline as seen from the One World Observatory, Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016, in New York. Among the structures going up in the construction boom of recent years, there are a few that are reshaping the look of the skyline and doing it with footprints that take up a fraction of the space at ground level.


  20. Saturday Night Fever' attacks Palace WaterburyRead the original story

    Feb 17, 2016 | Connecticut Post

    Dancing Queens and Disco Kings will have the chance to relive the music and magic of the 1970s when the Waterbury Palace Theater throws the ultimate Disco Dance Party in celebration of the venue's Webster Broadway Series presentation of "Saturday Night Fever: The Musical," on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 19-20. "The iconic story of Tony, a kid from Brooklyn, N.Y., who wants to dance his way to a better life, is back in this brand-new national tour that shares Tony's love of dancing in spectacular new ways.


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