On Monday, we wrote an article about a Brooklyn bandit who has robbed the same Crown Heights Apple Bank three times in the past year and a half. We, for the record, were flabbergasted by the amount of chutzpah the guy had for returning to the scene of the crime where he ostensibly could have (should ... More >>
A recent spate of anti-semitic hate crimes has prompted Queens Assemblyman Rory Lancman to propose a law that would toughen penalties on perps who vandalize houses of worship.
The proposed measure would amend the current penal code, so vandalism and thefts that take place on religious property wou ... More >>
Well, the year is nearly half over, and it's time to do a bit of handicapping of the city's crime statistics. In general, some sections of the city are experiencing a spike in assaults, and a rash of economic crimes--burglaries and grand larcenies, mainly.
Overall, citywide crime, according ... More >>
The Secret to Surviving the Deli Business: Ben's Best Kosher Deli (food. curated.) from SkeeterNYC on Vimeo.
Food Curated teams up with the intrepid Joe DiStefano for a journey into Rego Park, Queens, where one of the city's last kosher delicatessens still stands. Jay Parker, owner of Ben's Best Go ... More >>
Four Seasons Restaurant co-owner Alex Von Bidder is insisting that Jean Mackenzie, who owns the Four Seasons Caterer in Southampton, change the name of her business so as not to suggest any connection to the restaurant.
[NY Daily News]
Costco has announced that it is no longer carrying Coca- ... More >>
When Tribeca's Province Canteen closed, many were disappointed--not because the place's mantao sandwiches were as traditional as they are at, say, Andy's in Rego Park, or as impeccably sourced as the those at Momofuku, but because the place offered a wide range of flavorful, spicy, unusual sandwich ... More >>
After a lifetime of political hackery, former city councilmember Noach Dear, who had never even practiced law, became a municipal judge. Who knew he'd become a savior to hundreds of New Yorkers harassed and dunned by unscrupulous and sometimes crooked debt collectors? And that he'd get standing ova ... More >>
As Schizo Letters of the Week go, this one is in a league of its own. If only all crazy people wrote with such clarity and style... There is mounting evidence that the military is using aircraft that was outfitted with technology intended for warfare in Iraq and Afghanistan to conduct experimen ... More >>