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Park Slope Residents Horrified After Man Tries To Strangle 3 Women

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The neighborhood of Park Slope, Brooklyn was on alert Friday night, as police searched for a man who has been attacking women and trying to strangle them. 283 more words


Why We Go To Cabarets

If you are looking for a watershed moment in the history of The New Yorker, this is one of them. The issue of Nov. 28, 1925, featured an article written by 22-year-old Ellin Mackay titled “Why We Go To Cabarets: A Post-Debutante Explains.” 1,212 more words

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0047 I am back at Midi and come for my chicken & chips

0047 I am back at Midi and come for my chicken & chips. I had a large Stella in Ibis (which made me soporific—same as the Berliner Pilseners and Vienna Zipfers), and a couple of small Jupilers in L’Orient Express followed by two vodkas, then rushed up to Ciné Paris. 179 more words

MET MUSEUM • Sidewalk Artists

There is always a crowd if front of the Met Museum on Fifth ave.

The MET  has over 6 million visitors a year……..viewing over 2 million pieces of art. 72 more words


Going Underground: As Land Prices Rise, New York Institutions Seek Subterranean Space

Last Wednesday, the famed F.A.O. Schwarz toy store shut its Fifth Avenue doors, which have, along with the bright red awning and soaring windows, beckoned passing children for the last 29 years. 1,115 more words

Farewell FAO Schwarz: Last day of business at NYC toy store

NEW YORK (AP) – Tom Hanks danced on a large floor piano there in the movie “Big.” Multitudes of children wandered through the aisles over the years, hopped up on sugar from the candy store and wide-eyed with delight at the giant stuffed animals and other toys. 382 more words


I forced myself to have my one (free) beer in the Ibis

I forced myself to have my one (free) beer in the Ibis; forced myself to have a small beer in L’Orient Express; it was a struggle. 167 more words