• Blogs

    September 21, 2012

    Prosecutors Investigating Shelly Silver's Kids Over Voter-Fraud Allegations

    More bad news for embattled Assembly Speaker Shelly Silver: The Manhattan District Attorney's Office is reportedly looking into allegations of voter fraud against the speaker's children.As we reported earlier this week, Silver's kids are all voting in the powerful Democratic pol's district (presumab ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2012

    Assemblyman Sheldon Silver Pestered By Yet Another Potential Felony

    You can add alleged voter fraud to the growing list of potential felonies surrounding Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver's re-election campaign -- but it probably won't even matter; he's Shelly Silver!It turns out that Silver's kids are all voting in the powerful speaker's district, presumably for thei ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2010

    Guss' Pickles Maybe, Sort of Returning to the Lower East Side (UPDATED)

    ​The Guss' Pickles we know and love and miss -- the one that occupied the Lower East Side for 85 years before vacating its tiny Orchard Street storefront last March -- was not, as previously reported, at Sunday's International Pickle Day. But United Pickle -- the owner of both the Guss name an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 29, 2009

    Man Withdraws Money Accidentally Deposited in His Account, Is Arrested

    ​As it turns out, if money that isn't yours suddenly appears in your bank account, the whole finders-keepers-losers- weepers thing doesn't really apply. Long Islander Carlos Morales learned this the hard way when he was arrested Thursday. Newsday reports a bank teller mistakenly placed more ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2009

    A Guss by Any Other Name...

    Harris Graber/flickr​The Daily News reports that when Guss' Pickles re-opens in Brooklyn, it won't be called Guss' Pickles. That's because of a 2007 legal settlement between Pat Fairhurst, Guss' owner, and Steve and Andrew Leibowitz, a father and son who also claimed ownership of the Guss name. Af ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2006

    Yellow Rat Bastard's Problem: The Rats

    Local politicians and activists held a press conference Thursday to slam trendy Soho clothier Yellow Rat Bastard and eight affilitated stores for underpaying workers and for having rats. Yes, that's right, rats. Bad enough that employees report being forced to work long hours for substanda ... More >>

  • Long Island Voice

    October 5, 1999