Westchester County has a cop-impersonating bipolar rabbi problem on its hands. Alfredo Borodowski was arrested after making bogus traffic stops in and around the New York suburb. His costume? A poorly secured yarmulke and an obviously fake and comically tiny officer's badge.
The double-decker Henry Hudson Bridge, which links Manhattan to the Bronx, is 75 today! Originally designed for a casual jaunt in and out of the suburbs, the bridge became a thoroughfare once commuters started moving north. The Riverdale Public Library is celebrating the bridge's dodrascenten ... More >>
After a fire on Wednesday night at the North River Wastewater Treatment Plant in Harlem shut the plant down and forced the city to start pumping raw sewage into the Hudson, we warned yesterday that the Hudson was not exactly fit for swimming or kayaking or fishing or walking near and breathin ... More >>
If what the NYPD's Fraudulent Accident Squad says is true -- and cops have a video to back it up -- Gabriel Leon Hernandez, 33, of the Bronx literally made out like a bandit to the tune of more than $20,000 by faking injuries in an accident he actually only witnessed last September 22.
Travis Coley, a 19-year-old Bronx-dweller, stole $16,000 worth of cash from the Triborough Bridge and Tunnel Authority while working as a toll booth collector at the Throgs Neck bridge. The simple, but long con lasted from September 20th until Tuesday, when Coley was caught. "I took the money ... More >>
We deeply respect the memory of the late Robert F. Kennedy. On the other hand, in the words of Queens Crap, "You've got to be fucking kidding me": the state plans to spend $4 million dollars to replace Triborough Bridge road signs with Robert F. Kennedy Bridge signs, reports the New York Times. Awar ... More >>
UPDATE: 6:30 by Sean Gardiner and Michael Clancy Photos by Cary Conover The Rev. Al Sharpton, Nicole Paultre Bell, Joe Guzman and Trent Benefield were among scores of people arrested at a series of demonstrations throughout the city protesting the acquittal of three cops charged in the fatal sho ... More >>
Will a toll booth at the corner of 60th and Fifth solve midtown's traffic nightmare?
The life and loves of Eric Merfalen, a gay athlete who forged his sexual identity while playing America's most macho, bone-crushing sport
The guru of Basement Bhangra celebrates 10 (or nine) years on the job
The Jheri Curls of Washington Heights, and how they made everybody else's hair curl
Velella ducks a trialand a courtroom lesson in business as usual in the Pataki era
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