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The Market For Tragedy: 9/11 Museum Gift Shop

Right now you can buy a $110 talking Osama Bin Laden action figure on eBay if your heart so desires. If you don’t want to waste your money, you have the option to download for free the Super Columbine Massacre …

Ground Zero Victims Moved To 9/11 Museum

The remains of 1,100 unidentified 9/11 victims were moved from the New York Medical Examiner’s office to a repository at Ground Zero on Saturday. Forensic experts had been working on identifying victims from the almost 8,000 bags of remains, however …

Leelee Sobieski Shows Off Second Pregnancy At Dior Cruise Fashion Show

Actress Leelee Sobieski is expecting another child. On her way to the Dior Cruise show in Brooklyn, New York, she wore a floor length blue cobalt dress, which was part of the fashion line she was attending. What wasn’t part …

Google Shopping Express Expands To Two More Areas Google Shopping Express Expands To Two More Areas

Google announced on Monday that it is expanding Google Shopping Express, its same-day product delivery service, to Manhattan and West Los Angeles. So far, it has only been available in the Bay Area and the Peninsula & San Jose area. …

Perfume Internet Advice: Avoid Counterfeits & Carry It In Your iPhone Case

For the Spring season, the internet has began dishing out perfume advice. Some of the advice is typical, but a lot of it can be eye opening or downright bizarre. First, stealing or making counterfeit perfume can not only be …

NYC Subway Derailment “Sparks” Inspection – And Friendly Connections

A New York City subway train derailed Friday morning while passing through a Queens tunnel. Involving six of the middle cars out of an eight-car Manhattan-bound ‘F’ line subway train, the incident reportedly left 19 of the 1,000 passengers injured. …

New York Hotels Will Never Change If Airbnb Isn’t Allowed To Flourish New York Hotels Will Never Change If Airbnb Isn’t Allowed To Flourish

New York hotels are notorious for being ridiculously expensive. Well, they are if you have your eyes set on one of many extravagant locations seen in film throughout the years. For the person staying in New York on a budget, …

Jillian Michaels Joins Rally Against Horse-Drawn Carriages

Jillian Michaels, the tough-as-nails trainer on “The Biggest Loser”, may appear to be unmovable when it comes to emotions on the competitive show, but in real life, she’s a soft-hearted animal lover. The reality show star joined a rally on …

NYC Tunnel To Nowhere: What’s It For?

A $185 million, federally funded tunnel is being built on Manhattan’s West Side. Where does this expensive tunnel go? Well, right now nowhere. The tunnel is being built to lead to two new commuter rail tunnels that are not yet …

Reddit Helps Find Missing Mom with Alzheimer’s in NYC Reddit Helps Find Missing Mom with Alzheimer’s in NYC

I’ll be the first to admit, when someone says “reddit is on the case!” I tend to cringe a bit. We all remember that unfortunate situation shortly after the Boston Marathon bombings were the reddit sleuths took it upon themselves …

The NYPD’s Twitter Campaign Ended Up Like This

Twitter campaigns for organizations and businesses don’t always turn out the way they were intended. On Tuesday, @NYPDnews, the official New York City Police Department’s Twitter account, attempted a social media outreach that ultimately back fired, asking: “Do you have …

Miss America Prom: Teen’s Prom Invitation Gets Him Suspended

With prom season upon us, we keep hearing stories about teens inviting celebrities to the prom. Typical, right? Sometimes they get a “yes,” but mostly it’s a “no” or no response. Unfortunately for a high school student in York, Pennsylvania, …

Chelsea Clinton Announces She’s Pregnant with First Child

Chelsea Clinton, former First Daughter, is pregnant with her first child. Clinton made the announcement on stage at a Clinton Foundation event in New York City on Thursday: “Marc and I are very excited that we have our first child …

Bloomberg Funds $50 Million To New Gun Control Group

On Wednesday, former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced that he’ll be setting plans in motion to spend $50 million towards tightening gun control. The billionaire philanthropist’s money will fund a campaign group that aims to reduce gun violence across …

Catherine Zeta-Jones Attends Public Event With Michael Douglas

Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas made their first public appearance together since separating last year. On Tuesday, April 15, the reunited couple attended opening night of The Library at The Public Theater in New York City. According to People Magazine, …

Paul Rudd Offers New Yorkers $1, But For What?

It’s not everyday a famous actor offers people on the street money, although to get money from Paul Rudd, you’d have to agree to do something with him. In a recent Billy on the Street video posted on Funny or …

Cronut Bakery Reopens Tuesday After Mouse Infestation

On Friday April 4, the Commissioner of Health and Mental Hygiene closed down Dominique Ansel Bakery in the Soho area of Manhattan, New York following a rodent infestation. The bakery is famously known for cronuts-a crème-filled croissant-mixed-donut. Loyal customers line the sidewalk …

Nick Cannon Booed Off Knicks Court

Nick Cannon may be a likable television personality, but that doesn’t mean he can just jump onto sacred ground and expect to be welcomed with open arms. The “America’s Got Talent” host was booed off the court when he showed …

Lady Gaga Surprisingly Tame at New York Show

Lady Gaga kicked off her 7-show residency at the famed Roseland Ballroom in New York last week, and her first performance was deemed tame for the woman who once dressed in meat and recently invited a vomit artist to perform …

Staten Island Clown Freaks Locals Out

For the past several days, social media has been abuzz with rumors and pics about some creepy clown who is popping up around Staten Island, New York. The clown has been seen standing along roadsides and sidewalks at night, handing …

MTA Transit Employees Have Their Personal Info Exposed In Data Breach

Around 15,000 current and former workers of the New York City Transit Authority have their Social Security number and other personal data exposed after the information was found on a CD, which was still inside a refurbished CD-ROM drive. The …