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1989 NYC Murder Conviction Overturned Tuesday

1989 NYC Murder Conviction Overturned Tuesday

By Erin Hall April 9, 2014

After 25 years in prison, Jonathan Fleming walked free after being wrongfully convicted of murder in 1989, reports the Associated Press via Yahoo!. Fleming was convicted in 1989 of Darryl “Black” Rush’s murder. Rush was shot in Brooklyn during an …

Watch This Devil Baby Freak Out Some New Yorkers Watch This Devil Baby Freak Out Some New Yorkers
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This “viral” prank is part of a marketing stunt for the new film Devil’s Due, set to open this Friday. I’ll just get that out of the way. That by no means makes it any less funny, however. Take a …

Anthony Bourdain to Open NYC Food Market Anthony Bourdain to Open NYC Food Market

Last week the New York Post’s Page Six broke the exclusive news that chef, author, television personality and overall food connoisseur Anthony Bourdain plans to open a large-scale food market in New York City. Known for his vast knowledge of …

Melissa Mark-Viverito: Speaker Of  The NYC Council Melissa Mark-Viverito: Speaker Of The NYC Council
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Melissa Mark-Viverito was unanimously elected Wednesday as the new speaker of the New York City Council. She replaces Christine Quinn to become first Latin American to hold citywide office. “I hope that as young Latinas and Latinos are witnessing this moment, they …

New York Gun Control Laws Upheld In Court New York Gun Control Laws Upheld In Court
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A federal judge has upheld most of New York’s gun control laws. Judge William M. Skretny said in today’s ruling that the restrictions on assault weapons and large-capacity magazines was in line with the “state’s important interest in public safety,” …

New York City's Smoking Ban to Include E-cigarettes New York City's Smoking Ban to Include E-cigarettes
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Since 2002, New York City has banned smoking in bars, restaurants, places of employment, government buildings, parks, and other public places. Now, over a decade after that law was enacted, the NYC Council has decided to add e-cigarettes to the …

Two Women Are Caught Twerking on Subway Tracks Two Women Are Caught Twerking on Subway Tracks
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What’s the first thing that pops in your head when you’re taking public transportation, namely the subway? If it’s not, “Hey, we should twerk on the subway tracks,” then you might not be able to run with the two girls …

NYC Tobacco Law: Minimum Age Raised to 21 NYC Tobacco Law: Minimum Age Raised to 21
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Young smokers living in New York City are going to have to leave city limits to purchase a pack of cigarettes thanks to the new law Mayor Michael Bloomberg just signed. The law, which goes into effect in May 2014, …

Gisele Bündchen Buys Condo In NYC Gisele Bündchen Buys Condo In NYC
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Gisele Bündchen and her New England Patriots quarterback husband, Tom Brady, have purchased a condo in New York City’s One Madison Park glass tower for $14 million, according to Page Six. A source recently spoke with Page Six about the …

Wireless EV Power Stations Are Coming to NYC Streets Wireless EV Power Stations Are Coming to NYC Streets

What if you could charge your electric vehicle by simply parking it on the side of a city street – no cords, no hassle. That’s the vision of HEVO Power, whose wireless EV charging technology is coming to a city …

Harper Beckham Gets All Eyes On Her Harper Beckham Gets All Eyes On Her

Fashionable mom, Victoria Beckham, who was previously known as Posh Spice looked extremely proud of her adorable daughter, Harper, during a recent fashion show in New York City. In fact, Victoria was not alone in her captivation of the pretty …

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 …

Spotify Announces Huge NYC Expansion Spotify Announces Huge NYC Expansion

Spotify and New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg have announced a major NYC expansion for the Swedish company – one that will mean that Spotify’s New York presence is second only to their Stockholm presence in terms of sheer manpower …

eBay Launches 'Shoppable Windows' In New York eBay Launches 'Shoppable Windows' In New York

eBay has been beta testing “shoppable windows” for physical retail stores for several months, and will officially launch the first ones in Manhattan this Saturday. While this is only a month-long experiment, it could turn into something much bigger for …

You Can Buy an NYC Morgue Fridge on eBay, Just FYI You Can Buy an NYC Morgue Fridge on eBay, Just FYI
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If you have a giant garage and do a lot of wild game hunting, or if you want to throw a really cool party – this eBay listing may be right up your alley. It appears that the Manhattan Psychiatric …

NYC Ghetto Tours Stopped Due to Public Backlash NYC Ghetto Tours Stopped Due to Public Backlash
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Earlier this month, the New York Post published a story on a New York City tour company called Real Bronx Tours. One of the tours offered by the company took tourists on a trip through the poorer areas of the …

Anthony Weiner Announces Mayoral Run on YouTube Anthony Weiner Announces Mayoral Run on YouTube
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Last month, as rumors swirled of a possible run for New York City mayor, former congressman Anthony Weiner rejoined Twitter – the service the led to his downfall back in 2011. He began tweeting out links to a 20-page roadmap …