New York City has been fighting a long-running battle with anti-abortion crisis pregnancy centers, and today that fight advanced forward another inch. The city wants those CPCs to disclose to their clients that they're not medical facilities, that they don't have doctors on staff, that they don't of ... More >>
Department of Health calls for 100,000 vaccinations as fatalities climb in 2013
Three years ago, Bianey Garcia was on 86th Street in Jackson Heights with her boyfriend. It was late at night, and they were holding hands and kissing. A van slowly pulled up next to them, and they quickly realized it wasn't any regular van: Garcia says that eight police officers got out and pushed ... More >>
There's plenty of shit to dislike as well as like about the two parties involved in the lawsuit over the soda-size restriction set to go into effect in March. In the eyes of many New Yorkers, Mayor Michael Bloomberg has come off as an obsessive control-freak during his three terms as mayor. So, whe ... More >>
Flickr: Arnold / InuyakiNo baggies for Babbo! We diners may be acutely aware of the bold, new letter grades popping up in the windows of our favorite haunts. But you're unlikely to see a restaurant plastering up the health-department plans they have to file to keep within code. As restaurant ... More >>
Image via Daily NewsThe MTA has pulled ads featuring models' bikinied bottoms -- with the Georgi Vodka logo on them -- from some Brooklyn buses after members of the Hasidic community complained. Georgi Vodka producer Martin Silver was outraged, hiring Georgi bikini-clad models to protest in h ... More >>
Oh Brazil, we love you so much. First you gave us Brazilians. And then you gave us that Gisele, what a charmer! Say what you will about models, but it was kinda funny when she had that tiff with Bridget Moynahan for saying that she considered Bridget's son her son, which of course pissed Brid ... More >>
All dogs go to heaven. Yours will probably get there in an urn.
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Let them eat cupcakes: The Beep's new press associate will have the task of making Marty Markowitz likeableabout as difficult as getting a bear to go potty in the woods. (Brooklyn BP) Are you a "highly skilled individual" with an "interest in government and/or Brooklyn politics" and an "eagern ... More >>
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