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Rikers Island Inmate Found A Week After Being Released By Mistake

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A Rikers Island inmate has been located and re-apprehended, a week after being released from the jail facility by mistake last week. 198 more words


Tomorrow @the Proper Cafe July 23, 2014

Wed nite @ the proper cafe’(217-01 Linden blvd, 8:30-12,no cover)

will b featuring more be-bop & swing @ our session.

plz come out & help… 21 more words


Metta World Peace Drops "Baltimore" And I Have No Idea What To Think

6 minutes of high powered rap genius right here…

Metta World Peace – Baltimore

I don’t even know what to make of this. Like, did Metta just stroll into the studio and say, hey you know what, Baltimore is a shit hole and I think we should do a song about our own cities when they were terrible and how they remind us of Baltimore. 60 more words


Former Congressman Gary Ackerman Endorses John Liu

Former Congressman Gary Ackerman, who represented a chunk of eastern Queens until 2013, has endorsed John Liu’s bid against State Senator Tony Avella.

Mr. Liu’s campaign announced the endorsement today, less than a week after a powerful congressional Democrat… 291 more words

grilling persuasion

Twirling, ever twirling.

- photo by Mitch Waxman

It’s been a busy couple of weeks for a humble narrator, filled with meetings and boat trips and all sorts of other stuff. 264 more words

New York City

Neighbors call for safe, clean NYC parks especially after recent improvement projects

Caring for NYC Parks is big and dirty job. After a weekend of summer fun, NYC Parks Department crews pick up an estimated 120 tons of litter and garbage. 254 more words