This month, BET announced they're launching the second season of "Ultimate Freestyle Friday." What this means is more freestyle rap battle action will be hitting TV screens coast-to-coast, possibly launching new stars into the rap's collective conscience. But for a show that's been on the air for ov ... More >>
Yesterday three Staten Island teenagers impersonated cops to cut the line at a video game store. Arriving in blue at the Staten Island Mall, the three were apparently in a hurry to get their copies of the newest Grand Theft Auto game. Genuine cops arrested the group outside the mall after they ran s ... More >>
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman just announced that his office has notified 12 additional gas station owners of his intent to "commence enforcement proceedings" against them after he claims they jacked up prices after Hurricane Sandy.In one case, the A.G. says, a gas station in the Bronx ... More >>
Tomorrow is Labor Day - that first Monday of September where people eat, drink and travel, all in the name of summer's end and universal workers' rights. It is the mark of a season's passing and one holiday that comes with a set rule overused in jokes and conversational side comments: you cannot wea ... More >>
Sound of the City's search for the quintessential New York City musician enters Round Two this week, with battles in the Round of 32 daily. Keep up with all the action here. Things get a bit more melodic (no offense, guys) as two of American pop's most prominent songwriters and members of the Lo ... More >>
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This is what regret looks like. And would-be sex criminals ought to gaze upon this image whenever they get creepy urges and consider doing something very very wrong. Meet Bradley Dieffenbacher, a 32-year-old former math teacher at JHS 190 in Queens who was busted for engaging in sexually explicit b ... More >>