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  1. "A New Kind Of Perversity": John Waters On His New York Gallery ExhibitRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Animal

    John Waters is probably the most famous director of "obscene" films that ever lived. His unlikely rise to fame from the underground world of grainy 8mm movies that were designed to be unpalatable trash has never been repeated by anyone.

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  2. Emoji Facebook Posts By Brooklyn Teen Cause Cops To Fear For Their SafetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Animal

    NYPD arrested a young teen in Brooklyn on Thursday in what has to be landmark case - he is accused of making threats against police via emoji. Osiris Aristy , 17, posted a series of emojis on his Facebook back in December that featured a cop with two guns pointed at it's head and according to a criminal complaint, this "caused New York City police to fear for their safety."

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  3. Outer Boroughs' Projected Growth Has Developers Turning Away From ManhattanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Animal

    Although rents and square footage prices in Manhattan increase seemingly everyday, forward-thinking developers are saying the future of growth in NYC lies in the outer boroughs. Brooklyn has the real estate industry seeing the largest dollar signs, with Queens not far behind, followed by the Bronx.

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  4. Parks Committee Votes To Rename Brooklyn Streets After Murdered CopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Animal

    Less than a month after the bill was submitted , city officials have voted to rename two Brooklyn streets after slain NYPD officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos. The New York Post reports that the vote was a unanimous decision reached by the The City Council Parks Committee.

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  5. Fewer Than A Third Of New Yorkers Believe Race Relations Are "Good"Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Animal

    Martin Luther King Jr. Day began with the release of a poll by Siena College that found 66 percent of New York voters believe race relations in the state could be described as "fair" or "poor." Just under 33 percent chose "excellent" or "good" from the given options.

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  6. Proposed Ban On Drones Has S.I. Model Plane Enthusiasts WorriedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Animal

    A recent proposal to ban the use of drones in New York City has some model airplane enthusiasts worried that their hobby will soon be labeled a crime. The legislation, put forth by City Councilman Daniel Garodnick recently, is one of three proposals to tackle the use of drones by civilians.

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  7. Affordable Housing Plans Could Bulldoze 15 Community GardensRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Animal

    In a struggle between living and how we live, the de Blasio administration's affordable housing plan has come into conflict with some community gardeners who could be displaced by new developments. The Department of Housing Preservation and Development published a list this week of city-owned sites that housing developers can apply to build on, shocking those who tend to and enjoy the green spaces.

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  8. Development In LIC Could Make NYC Look MIARead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Animal

    For some residents of Long Island City, the influx of shiny new towers makes the area look more like Miami than NYC. The Queens neighborhood has been a manufacturing hub and a blue-collar world for decades, but recent development has brought in condos and what the owner of Court Square Diner calls "yuppies."

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  9. Watch Action Bronson Tear Up Some Freestyles On Hot 97Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Animal

    And thus, Native Queens rapper Action Bronson has fulfilled his dream of rocking the mic on Funkmaster Flex's Hot 97 show. Bronson stopped by Flex's studio on Wednesday and brought so much fire and enthusiasm to his freestyle set that his headphones fell off.

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  10. Cops Shout Down Head Of Police Union, Yelling And Shoving EruptsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Animal

    Chaos broke out at a Patrolman's Benevolent Association meeting on Tuesday. After weeks of bad blood between the de Blasio administration and the NYPD, things came to a head at the union proceedings with many cops telling Patrolmen's Benevolent Association President Patrick Lynch that they would rather have more support in the field than continue a feud over apologies.

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  11. Top Charge Dropped Against Terrible Cat-Kicking BrooklyniteRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | Animal

    Andre Robinson may be a terrible person, but he will not be spending the next year in prison for having kicked a cat . The New York Daily News reports that Brooklyn Supreme Court Justice ShawnDya Simpson has tossed the greater of two misdemeanor charges against him because there was no evidence the cat was injured.

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  12. Tear Gas Is New Addition To Brooklyn-Based Obstacle Course Designer's Torture SchemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | Animal

    If getting electrocuted, jumping into freezing water, and falling through a ring of fire doesn't seem extreme enough for your fun times, how about throwing in a little tear gas? That's what Brooklyn-based obstacle course designer Tough Mudder is doing with its latest grueling endurance test. Tough Mudder organizes more than 50 events around the world each year, so there is definitely some demand for voluntary torture.

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  13. Cellphone Ban In NYC Schools Is Officially EndingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | Animal

    The Department of Education is expected to announce on Wednesday that it's lifting a ban on cellphones in New York City schools. The New York Times reports: The ban, which was put in place by former Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, has been unpopular among parents, who worry about not being able to contact their children during school hours and in the time just before and after.

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  14. Graffiti Threatening To Kill NYPD Found In QueensRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | Animal

    Police have found disturbing graffiti in a Queens basement that says local officers will be "Next to Die." The graffiti, found in the Pomonok House on Parsons Boulevard, reads, "PSA-9 'n' 107 Pct R Next to Die."

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  15. Here's The Story Behind This Stunning Photo of An NYC Subway SurferRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | Animal

    Humza Deas is Instagram-famous. Recently profiled by New York magazine , the 17-year-old urban explorer and photographer has amassed over 94,000 followers on the social media platform with gripping images of abandoned places, off-limit areas, and iconic spans all over the city.

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  16. 's Top 40 Features Of 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 31 | Animal

    As we draw the year to a close here at ANIMAL, we've put together a list of our best original features of the year. Maybe you missed that ridiculous video of a cyclist speeding into traffic; maybe you haven't been turned on to the gender-bending insanity of Uterus Man; or maybe you didn't catch our oral history of 285 Kent, just one of many DIY staples that bit the dust this year.

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  17. Another Anti-De Blasio Banner Flies Across NYCRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 31 | Animal

    Days after a banner reading " DE BLASIO OUR BACKS HAVE TURNED TO YOU ," ran across NYC, a second banner criticizing the mayor appeared on Wednesday afternoon. The banner read, "DE BLASIO, APOLOGIZE TO THE NYPD!!" The banner was paid for by Michael Sheehan, reports the New York Daily News , a "retired Westchester County Correction officer and the son of an NYPD detective."

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  18. City Moves To Honor Slain Officers With Street Signs In BrooklynRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 31 | Animal

    City officials announced on Wednesday that they are moving to honor slain Officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos by naming two Brooklyn streets after them. Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito announced their support for a bill sponsored by Council Members Mark Treyger and Rafael Espina, who represent the slain detectives's districts, and Parks and Recreations Committee Chair Mark Levine.

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  19. De Blasio And Police Union Heads Reach Few Resolutions In "Businesslike" MeetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 31 | Animal

    Mayor Bill de Blasio met with five police union heads on Tuesday afternoon in an effort to improve increasingly hostile relations between the two groups. While no press was allowed inside the conference room of the Police Academy in College Point, Queens, sources told the New York Daily News that the two and a half hour meeting "was adversarial at times, cooperative and respectful at times, but not collegial."

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  20. Plan To Convert Coney Island Boardwalk Moves Forward, Enraging OfficialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 29 | Animal

    Along with the Cyclone, the iconic Riegelmann Boardwalk at Coney Island is one of the most recognizable features of the amusement-themed beach area. However, after it was temporarily stalled during the Bloomberg administration, a plan to convert parts of the wooden boardwalk to concrete is moving forward and some local lawmakers are very unhappy with it.

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