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    May 8, 2013


    See why patti smith loves this depraved French classic

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    March 6, 2013


    Craig Morgan brings everything but the white picket fences

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    November 8, 2012

    Jerome Isaac, Man Who Burned Brooklyn Woman Alive in Elevator, Will Serve 50 Years in Prison

    The man responsible for burning a 73-year-old woman alive in the elevator of her Brooklyn apartment building will serve 50 years in prison after pleading guilty yesterday to first-degree murder and second-degree arson charges. Back in December, Jerome Isaac, 48, cornered 73-year-old Delores Gilles ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2012

    Man With 45 Previous Arrests Is Arraigned for Arson in Queens

    One would think that one arrest is a petty mistake; two arrests, you're pushing your luck; three arrests, you might want to reconsider your lifestyle. But 45 arrests is a whole other story. And, for 43-year-old Thien Dinh, that's the kind of record he was working when he was arraigned this ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2012

    Hot and Busted: Mug Shots of Cute Criminals!

    Does committing a crime come off any less awful if the perpetrator happens to be hot-looking? No! In fact, it makes it even sadder and more pointless. After all, if you're attractive, people would have just given you things! You didn't have to steal and/or break other important laws.

  • Blogs

    December 26, 2011

    Five Die in Connecticut Home Fire

    A Christmas tragedy struck Stamford, Conn. early yesterday morning, three children and their two grandparents died in a fire that overtook a Victorian house, the New York Times reported. The owner of the house -- advertising executive Madonna Badger -- escaped from the flames that killed her childr ... More >>

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    August 10, 2011
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    May 26, 2011

    Sing Sing Prison Fire: Inmate Complaints Rise to 117

    ​Another 70 inmates are complaining about missteps in Sing Sing correctional facility officials' handling of the April 18 pre-dawn electrical fire at the upstate prison, the Voice has learned. Some 700 inmates had to be relocated following the fire, many suffering respiratory injuries. In all ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2011

    Sing Sing Prison Fire: Inmate Letters Claim Chaos, Panic, Respiratory Problems

    New details are emerging about the April 18 fire at Sing Sing prison in Ossining, N.Y. which forced the relocation of 700 prisoners, the Voice has learned. Prison officials had told the press that no inmates or staff were injured in the smoky, pre-dawn electrical blaze at the 185-year old complex, ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    April 27, 2011


    A controversial Spanish play tests New Yorkers

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    March 30, 2011

    'Devil' Man in Staten Island Lights Poop-Covered Door on Fire

    Charred door poop (Staten Island Advance/John Annese)​Okay, this is absurd because one of the following attacks would get the point across just fine: A Staten Island man by the name of Rasheen (Illuminati) Harrison (?) stripped naked, rubbed poop on the door of his pregnant ex-girlfriend's a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2011

    Day Care Owner Added to "Most Wanted" List

    via CNN​Jessica Tata, a 22-year-old day care owner in Houston, has been added to the FBI's 15 Most Wanted list in connection to a fire at her day care center that killed four children. Tata refused to talk to authorities after the February 24 fire and fled to Georgia. She's now believed to hav ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2011

    Voodoo Sex Ritual Ends Badly

    ​A voodoo sex ritual seems like a good idea, until the candles on the floor get knocked over, igniting sheets and the discarded clothes of those involved in the voodoo sex ritual, who of course don't notice immediately so heavily committed to the voodoo sex ritual they are. This is why the bes ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2011

    Basement Fire on St. Marks

    via Zach Baron​Firefighters have responded to a fire on 11 St. Marks Place, between Second and Third avenues. They are currently at the scene of the fire, which was reported at 1:32 p.m. The Fire Department informs us there was a 21-unit response. The first responders arrived at 1:34 p.m. Th ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    October 20, 2010


    Move over, David Blaine

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2010

    Breaking: Track Fire on Metro North (With Pictures!)

    ​Here's how New Yorkers are starting their week: with a huge fire on Metro North at Harlem River Drive and Park Avenue. Via the Wall Street Journal: "Metro-North identified it as the 138th Street lift bridge on the Harlem River. Train service was suspended at 11:45 a.m." Someone must've had an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2010

    Temporary Walls Come Down: Roommates in Converted Apartments Are About to Get Cozier

    ​Apartment hunting may be the second worse experience endured by city dwellers, only to be beat by subsequent furniture moving. Throughout it all, "building a wall" has been a long-time saving grace for cash-strapped New Yorkers in need of a place to sleep. The case used to be: Can't afford a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2010

    Pete's-a-Place, Stuyvesant Grocery & Deli Destroyed by Fire

    The scene at Avenue A and 14th Street around 2 p.m.​Earlier today, shortly after 10 a.m., a massive fire swept through a string of storefronts on the southeast corner of 14th Street and Avenue A. Four businesses were gutted, including Pete's-a-Place and the Stuyvesant Grocery & Deli.

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2010

    After Chinatown Fire, Tenants Pick Over the Ruins

    Two weeks after a seven-alarm fire ripped through their Chinatown building and three others, the tenants of 289 Grand Street lined up in front of the ruins on Saturday afternoon to salvage whatever remained of their belongings. The tenants came with empty shopping bags and low expectations as th ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    February 2, 2010
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    December 15, 2009

    Big Food Cuts Salt & Sugar; Jonathan Safran Foer's Top Meat-Free Picks

    ​14 must-haves for your holiday spread include Murray's Cheese's artisanal charcuterie and cheese board, Steve's Meat Market's smoked ham, Sahadi's olives, nuts, and dried fruit; and Moishe's Bake Shop's jelly doughnuts, mixed rugelach, babka, and Hanukkah cookies. [NY Daily News] Hotel Grif ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    September 15, 2009


    Artist shifts focus from environmental to personal

  • Blogs

    August 25, 2009

    Worker Killed on Throgs Neck Bridge; Several Lanes Closed

    On the Throgs Neck Bridge this morning a worker was "struck by the boom from a boom truck," says the MTA, and was killed. (Earlier reports had him falling from the bridge.) The worker, not yet identified, was pinned under the boom until firefighters arrived to lift it off. He was pronounced dead at ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2008

    Fabled "Bushwick Gold" Discovered, Seized by NYPD

    Someone smelled smoke coming from a warehouse on Decatur Street in Bushwick yesterday morning, so the FDNY was called. The New York Daily News reports that firefighters "spotted" a marijuana farm nearby, but don't you prefer to think part of it caught fire and they smelled it burning? That would be ... More >>

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