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  1. The CutMan Arrested for Murder of Queens Jogger Karina Vetrano...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | New York Magazine

    On August 2, 30-year-old Karina Vetrano was found dead in Spring Creek Park in Queens hours after she had gone out for a run. She had left around 5 p.m. that day but didn't return, prompting her father and police investigators to search for her; when they discovered her later that evening, she had been sexually assaulted, beaten, and strangled.


  2. El Chapo Is Extradited to the United StatesThe drug kingpin is headed ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | New York Magazine

    Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, the notorious drug lord and tunnel enthusiast , is being extradited to the United States from a Mexican maximum-security prison. El Chapo has managed to stay in the custody of Mexican officials since his recapture a year ago, which came shortly after his interview with Sean Penn and a few months after he escaped from the maximum-security prison in Altiplano through an elaborate tunnel connected to his prison shower.


  3. Events Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend EventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2017 | New York Magazine

    In this free symposium, WNYC's Brian Lehrer and Jami Floyd will moderate a discussion on the future of social-justice movements in the wake of the election, with guests writer Shaun King, Black Lives Matter co-founder Opal Tometi, president of the Brooklyn NAACP L. Joy Williams, and senior minister emeritus of the Riverside Church Reverend James Forbes. With performances by Talib Kweli and more.


  4. Homeland on Home Turf: Director Lesli Linka Glatter on Filming Season 6 in New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2017 | New York Magazine

    Rupert Friend as Peter Quinn, Claire Danes as Carrie Mathison, F. Murray Abraham as Dar Adal and Mandy Patinkin as Saul Berenson in Homeland . Photo: Jim Fiscus/SHOWTIME Homeland 's back for a new season - and back in the U.S. Season six, premiering January 15 at 9 p.m. on Showtime, unfolds in New York, and it's the first time in years the series is set primarily on domestic soil.


  5. New Yorka s Subway Stations Will All Have Cell-Phone Service by...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2017 | New York Magazine

    Clark Street station in Brooklyn will go online Monday, the last stop in New York City to get wireless and cell-phone service. After that, coverage by major providers will be available in all underground stations, depriving many of an excuse for not responding to that text.


  6. the runwayHigh Fashion Has Begun Colonizing Canal StreetA migration...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2016 | New York Magazine

    This September, Alexander Wang could have had a celebrity-packed store party or high-profile Instagram seeding to promote his Adidas collaboration. Instead, he chose to sell it in garbage bags from the back of an unmarked van on Canal Street.


  7. 9 Gift-Making Workshops to Try Rowena HenleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2016 | New York Magazine

    Downtown Yarns 45 Avenue A, nr. 3rd St., 212-995-5991 This East Village yarn shop offers project-based classes in the run-up to Christmas.


  8. Events Hanukkah Happenings 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2016 | New York Magazine

    Glow-in-the-Dark Chanukah Dinner 92Y , Warburg Lounge, Lexington Ave. at 92nd St.; 212-415-5500 Celebrate the Festival of Lights by eating in the dark at this innovative dinner. Come prepared with a flashlight and join in the glow-stick-lit festivities, complete with live music and the customary latkes.


  9. Brooklyn Man Who Pulled Womana s Hijab Is Charged With a Hate CrimeThe incident happened last month.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | New York Magazine

    Add another awful incident to the string of apparent hate crimes in New York City: A Brooklyn man has been arrested after he reportedly tried to pull of a woman's hijab after getting ticked off in an alleged road-rage incident. Michael Isakharov, 40, also shouted anti-Muslim slurs at 22-year-old Gehad Elsayed after the two had a run-in on Ocean Parkway in Brooklyn on the morning of November 14. Elsayed she was making room for a driver - now ID'ed as Isakharov - to pull into her lane on the boulevard, when she noticed him staring at her.


  10. Protecting the Trump Family Costs NYC More Than $1 Million a DayThe...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2016 | New York Magazine

    Ensuring the safety of Donald Trump and his family while the president-elect continues to call Trump Tower home is costing New York City more than $1 million a day, CNN reports . And Mayor Bill de Blasio wants the federal government to help out.


  11. Science Of UsScientists Tested New York City ATMs for Microbes and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2016 | New York Magazine

    Probably the best reason to wash your hands regularly is that the world is covered in feces . New York City is particularly gross, and some of the most shared surfaces of this spend-friendly city are automated teller machines.


  12. I Discovered the Easiest Way to Zip Around BrooklynRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2016 | New York Magazine

    If you live in Brooklyn, you are familiar with Car2Go . If you do not: Every couple of blocks, fitting comfortably in a parking spot too tiny for a normal-sized car, is a blue and white Smart Fortwo, available for any of the program's users to reserve and drive away.


  13. Funny Ladies at the NY Comedy FestRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2016 | New York Magazine

    Through November 6, more than 200 of the biggest names in comedy descend on the city for the New York Comedy Festival . Here are some funny ladies to catch.


  14. The de Blasio Administration Offers a Few Updates About That Proposed Brooklyn-Queens Streetcar LineRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2016 | New York Magazine

    Last February, Mayor Bill de Blasio proposed a streetcar line to run along the waterfront in Queens and Brooklyn, potentially connecting Astoria to Sunset Park and sparing some souls from the G train. The $2.5 billion plan for the BQX has been percolating ever since, with the appointment of a streetcar czar and officials hosting community meetings this spring and summer.


  15. Hilary Duff on Younger, Liza's SecretRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2016 | New York Magazine

    Ask any millennial woman to discuss their fondest memories of Hilary Duff, and there's a fair chance you'll hear a response that's something along the lines of " I want a bra! " or " Hey now, hey now ." Since her Disney days, though, Duff has taken on the more mature, complex role of Kelsey Peters on TV Land's comedy-drama Younger.


  16. Suspicious White Powder Leads to Partial Evacuation of Clinton...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2016 | New York Magazine

    Early Friday evening, one floor of the Clinton Campaign's headquarters in Brooklyn was evacuated after two interns opened a piece of mail that contained a suspicious white powder. The substance was subsequently tested by authorities and found to be non-hazardous, according to the the campaign.


  17. 2016 Haunted HousesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2016 | New York Magazine

    This Is Real Through 10/30; 153 Coffey St., at Conover St., Red Hook; $100 From the folks behind the relatively innocuous Nightmare brand comes this new immersive experience that lives up to the name. Two patrons enter at a time for an experience that simulates their own abduction.


  18. Mayor de Blasio Flew to Queens in a HelicopterRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2016 | New York Magazine

    Mayor Bill de Blasio has a bit of a reputation for tardiness , and now he's getting some flak for potentially finding something of a loophole: using a helicopter. Coptergate took off after people spotted an NYPD helicopter in the middle of Prospect Park, Brooklyn, on Friday evening during rush hour.


  19. Man Bids on Queens Storage Unit, Gets 40 Frozen CatsThey were stacked in a freezer.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2016 | New York Magazine

    The winning bidder noticed a strange smell wafting from the Long Island City unit after he purchased it, which turned out to be cats stacked on top of each other and stuck together in one freezer. In another freezer, the felines were wrapped in paper and plastic bags.


  20. Best Pumpkin-Carving Tools Molly ElizaldeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2016 | New York Magazine

    Now what? In order to create a jack-o'-lantern that will impress the neighbors, you'll need the proper tools. So we turned to the folks behind Brooklyn-based Maniac Pumpkin Carvers , who are known for creating intricately etched and sculptural designs for clients including the Museum of Modern Art and the New York Botanical Garden .


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