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  1. Gallery A Few Women Still Want to Be Beauty Queens in BrooklynA visit ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 30 | New York Magazine

    The Molesi decided to host a beauty pageant - a common ritual among the towns in their homeland, and a way to bring a little bit of the old country into their shared brownstones. Forty-six years later, the Miss Mola USA pageant is still going.


  2. New New NewRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 24 | New York Magazine

    The scaffolding doesn't lie: We're in the midst of a serious condo-and-rental-building boom. Over 3,600 permits have been filed for new residential structures in the past two years - to be precise, 2,394 in 2014 and 1,230 thus far this year, compared with 2,804 in total for 2009 and 2010.


  3. neighborhoodsHow Has Chinatown Stayed Chinatown?Against all odds, an...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 24 | New York Magazine

    Against all odds, an ethnic monolith still exists within the most gentrified island on Earth. In part because of these 21 people.


  4. Alligator Apprehended After Taking Dip in QueensRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 15 | New York Magazine

    The two-foot alligator that has apparently been menacing the waterways of Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in Queens has finally been captured. The alligator, nicknamed "Jaws" by the NYPD, was spotted swimming Monday morning by a fisherman.


  5. New York Gets Millions to Make Cars Talk to One AnotherRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 14 | New York Magazine

    Stepping off a curb in Manhattan can be a frightening experience: buzzing cabs, fast buses, hoards of tourists. But the Department of Transportation and New York City are investing in technology that might make it a slightly less terrifying one.


  6. One Dead, Cuomo Aide Critically Injured in West Indian Day Parade...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 7 | New York Magazine

    NYPD officers study the scene of a fatal stabbing as participants in the West Indian Day Parade pass behind them on September 7, 2015. Violence marred Brooklyn's West Indian Day Parade once again on Monday, with a fatal stabbing and shootings that left four injured.


  7. Labor Day Weekend EventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2015 | New York Magazine

    It's a long weekend! Here are some events to catch if you're staying in the city from September 3-7. 1. Catch a festival! On Monday, the annual daylong music extravaganza hosted by Brooklyn-based label Fool's Gold features Meek Mill, Flatbush Zombies, Skepta, Post Malone, and more.


  8. Woman Attacks Subway Rider for Invading Her Personal SpaceThe incident took place on the A train.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2015 | New York Magazine

    Another day, another strange subway-etiquette brouhaha. This time, a woman riding the A train got aggressive after accusing a fellow passenger of leaning on her.


  9. Your Weekend AgendaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2015 | New York Magazine

    First, though, there's Arthur Ashe Kids Day on Saturday, a daylong entertainment event with interactive games, viewing stations to watch the pros practice, a free concert hosted by Radio Disney, and a ticketed show featuring American Authors, Natalie La Rose, Bea Miller, Kalin and Myles, Jacob Whitesides, Alessia Cara, and DJ Alex Angelo. 2. Everyone is welcome at the Brooklyn Comedy Festival , which ends a week full of laughter.


  10. Your Weekend AgendaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2015 | New York Magazine

    This weekend in Brooklyn, the Afropunk Festival has a killer lineup, including Grace Jones, Ms. Lauryn Hill, Kelis, Danny Brown, Suicidal Tendencies, and Lenny Kravitz.


  11. Authorities Finally Catch Up With College Student Who Took Brooklyn...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2015 | New York Magazine

    At the end of June, a n adventurous tourist armed with a selfie stick climbed up onto a side railing of the Brooklyn Bridge and snapped a photo, which he obviously posted to Instagram . Now-21-year-old college student David Karnauch, who was identified soon after the incident, has been arrested in Tennessee and is considered a fugitive of New York.


  12. Your Weekend AgendaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2015 | New York Magazine

    Admission is free, and not only will you see the races, but there are also cultural performances and good food. 2. How about a movie? MoMA is celebrating Scorsese through September 6. At Lincoln Center's Damrosch Park on Friday, there's a screening of a "silent" Rocky Horror Picture Show , where sounds will be heard through wireless headphones .


  13. 8 Music Shows This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2015 | New York Magazine

    Hot Chip Webster Hall ; 8/4 and 8/5 at 7 p.m.; 125 E. 11th St., nr. Third Ave.; 212-353-1600 Fresh off Lollapalooza, the Brit dance act performs in support of their latest, Why Make Sense , on which they promise in general to 'fuck shit up.'


  14. The Subway Platform in One Manhattan Station Was 107 Degrees YesterdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | New York Magazine

    Standing on a subway platform without air-conditioning on a 95-degree day is miserable no matter where you do it. But reporters at WNYC decided to quantify that discomfort by recording the temperatures of 103 subway stations during rush hour on Wednesday , one of the hottest days of the year.


  15. Your Weekend AgendaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | New York Magazine

    On Friday, New Jersey punks Titus Andronicus begin five nights at Shea Stadium, performing their rock opera The Most Lamentable Tragedy , and Buster Poindexter , the bluesy and sartorially savvy alter ego of David Johansen, gets hot, hot, hot at City Winery. 2. Over at the mega-venues, the ever- resilient U2 is in the middle of eight shows at MSG, and though Nicki Minaj thinks the VMAs snubbed her , they can't touch her show at Barclays on Sunday with Meek Mill, Dej Loaf, Rae Sremmurd, and Tinashe.


  16. When Will de Blasio See the Light on Parks?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | New York Magazine

    Like every successful New York hangout, Brooklyn Bridge Park is jammed. Long before it's finished, before the wavy meadows open on Pier 6 later this summer or Bjarke Ingels's swooping lookout is built, before a hilly upland stretch has even been contoured and before towers rise on its edge, the park has already started to shape childhood memories.


  17. Several Injured After Four-Story Building Collapses in BrooklynThe...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2015 | New York Magazine

    A four-story mixed-use building collapsed in Brooklyn on Tuesday afternoon, reportedly injuring at least three people currently being treated at a local hospital. The building was at There were no life-threatening injuries, and firefighters found no one inside the building.


  18. Ita s Getting Harder and Harder to Tell Brooklyna s and Manhattana s...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 | New York Magazine

    Consider this: The average price of a Brooklyn property is now $788,529, a new record, and the median is an equally impressive $605,000, reflecting a 5.2 percent increase from the same period last year, according to Douglas Elliman's second-quarter market report released today. Which is all to say that the gap between it and Manhattan continues to shrink.


  19. New Oyster Happy HoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2015 | New York Magazine

    Adalya 55 Irving Pl., nr. 17th St.; 646-896-1441 Mon-Fri, 5 p.m. - 7 p.m. This Mediterranean restaurant in Gramercy Park began doing its weekday 'Hour Under the Sea' in April.


  20. fashion The Gucci Model Whoa s Also an Industrial DesignerMeet your...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | New York Magazine

    It's not every day that someone checks into in an Airbnb in a new city and gets signed by a modeling agency within hours. But that's exactly how Marland Backus got her start.


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