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Blake Lively’s Christmas Wish Would Mean Bankruptcy Blake Lively’s Christmas Wish Would Mean Bankruptcy
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Blake Lively, the 26 year-old actress famous for her role as Serena Van Der Woodsen on the teen drama Gossip Girl, may have a thing or two in common with her socialite character. After attending a December 10th event for …

Robin Thicke Gives Miley Cyrus a Shout Out Robin Thicke Gives Miley Cyrus a Shout Out

It’s almost a new year, but there are certain pop culture moments that we just can’t seem to forget about. It seems that we’re not the only ones that still think about that very infamous Miley Cyrus “twerk-tastic” performance she …

New Cockroach Invades New York City New Cockroach Invades New York City

A new species of cockroach, normally only found in Asia, has been discovered in New York City. The species known as Periplaneta japonica originated in Japan and is said to be a possible threat to the American cockroach. Not only …

Periplaneta Japonica, a new Cockroach, Invades NYC Periplaneta Japonica, a new Cockroach, Invades NYC

There is a widely-held belief that if a nuclear explosion were to occur, the only surviving things would be cockroaches. While the Mythbusters have proven this belief to be plausible, but not certain, there is a new species of cockroach …

Metro-North Train Derails In New York [BREAKING] Metro-North Train Derails In New York [BREAKING]

A Metro-North train derailed early this morning in the Bronx along the Hudson River leaving two dead and many injured. Aaron Donovan, a spokesman for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, informed us that five out of the seven cars, coming South …

Zach Braff Photobombs Newlywed Couple Zach Braff Photobombs Newlywed Couple

Zach Braff, no stranger to comedic antics throughout his television and films, has made the epic photobomb for one newlywed couple. They will certainly be able to remember this picture forever, and how many couples can say that they have …

Xbox One Launch In New York City Looks Suitably Crazy Xbox One Launch In New York City Looks Suitably Crazy

Last week, Sony took over a hotel in New York City to launch the PS4 in North America. Tonight, Microsoft is doing something similar for the Xbox One, but claims to have taken over the entire city. At the Best …

Congresswoman Mugged in DC For Gucci Handbag Congresswoman Mugged in DC For Gucci Handbag

DC can be a dangerous place, and it seems like nobody, not even Congressional representatives, are truly safe. Grace Meng was faced with this reality head-on when she was attacked on Tuesday night. The New York Representative from Queens was …

NY Mayor Bloomberg Sounds Off on Trans Fat Ban NY Mayor Bloomberg Sounds Off on Trans Fat Ban

Earlier today the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) proposed a new classification for trans fats that would essentially ban partially hydrogenated oils from being used in food. While the proposal has reignited a national debate government regulation and public …

Tilda Swinton Honored at MoMA on 53rd Birthday Tilda Swinton Honored at MoMA on 53rd Birthday

Until Tuesday night, actress Tilda Swinton hadn’t had a birthday party since she was nine years-old. But her 53rd birthday fête at the Museum of Modern Art changed all of that. “We had a trampoline,” Swinton said of her ninth …

Pamela Anderson Runs NYC Marathon, Tweets Pics Pamela Anderson Runs NYC Marathon, Tweets Pics

Pamela Anderson announced weeks ago that she would be running in the New York City Marathon this year and set up a donation page on CrowdRise.com to raise funds for Haiti. On Sunday, she completed the run after garnering almost …

Bernie Goetz, Subway Vigilante, Arrested For Pot Bernie Goetz, Subway Vigilante, Arrested For Pot
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Bernie Goetz may not be known to the younger generation, but he made a great deal of headlines back in 1984 when he became a vigilante on the subway. Goetz shot four youths who were trying to mug him on …

New York City to Raise Smoking Age From 18 to 21 New York City to Raise Smoking Age From 18 to 21
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Among its 8.3 million residents, 14 per cent of New York City smokes – the average price of a pack costs $11.90, which rakes in about $1.8 billion in tax receipts a year. Last Wednesday night, the New York City Council …

Madonna Revisits Her Dark Past In Harpers Madonna Revisits Her Dark Past In Harpers
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Madonna is no stranger to making headlines. This Friday, the 55-year-old singer revisited her dark past from her early days living in New York City. In a guest essay spot for Harper’s Bazaar, the pop diva once again addressed when …

Bill de Blasio Wins New York Mayoral Primary Bill de Blasio Wins New York Mayoral Primary

Often all it takes to be elected to public office is the promise that you will be nothing like the last guy. Nearly every president in the last twenty years has told the public that they would bring something to …

Mayor Bloomberg Accuses De Blasio of Racist Campaign: Twitter Reacts Mayor Bloomberg Accuses De Blasio of Racist Campaign: Twitter Reacts
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Michael Bloomberg, the New York City Major, accused Bill de Blasio (D), the front runner to succeed him as Mayor, as running a “racist” campaign. The original interview was published in the New York Magazine. During this interview, Bloomberg was …

Electric Zoo Deaths Short Circuit Festival Electric Zoo Deaths Short Circuit Festival

The normally Labor Day weekend-long Electric Zoo music festival turned away attendees Sunday after closing up over two ecstasy-related deaths. Four others are in the intensive care units of area hospitals due to suspected overdoses. City officials are still investigating …

NYC Soda Ban Struck Down By Court NYC Soda Ban Struck Down By Court
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Remember how earlier this year, mayor Bloomberg of New York City tried to pass legislation that would prevent the sale or consumption of soda and other sugary drinks larger than sixteen ounces? Well, dearest lovers of empty calories and obnoxious …

New York City Wants To Regulate 3D Printed Guns New York City Wants To Regulate 3D Printed Guns
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New York City has some of the toughest gun laws in the entire nation. It’s not surprising then to see lawmakers pushing for new laws regulating the creation of 3D printed firearms. The New York Daily News reports that New …

“Evil Elmo” Charged With Extorting Girl Scouts “Evil Elmo” Charged With Extorting Girl Scouts
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This just in from the “you can’t make this stuff up” department, the “Evil Elmo” who made the news last year when he was arrested after going on an anti-semitic rant in Central Park, is now in trouble for trying …

Google Street View Adds 9/11 Memorial, Hurricane Sandy & Central Park Imagery Google Street View Adds 9/11 Memorial, Hurricane Sandy & Central Park Imagery

Google announced on Wednesday that it has added new New York imagery to Google Maps Street View, including imagery of neighborhoods struck by Hurricane Sandy, a tour of the 9/11 Memorial, and 360-degree imagery of Central Park. “To create a …