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Better beat Jamaica.By Will Leitch
Better beat Jamaica.By Will Leitch
It's the Reggae Boyz.By Will Leitch
Back in Philly, the chef will take over operations at Ber Ferdinand.By Collin Keefe
This marks the third chef to take the wheel at Farmers' Cabinet.By Collin Keefe
She was fined $1,000 for shaking it.By Adam K. Raymond
The United States will play Panama in the semifinals on Wednesday.By Will Leitch
The rapper draws some furious critics, while many countries in The Caribbean consider growing their own.
Spongy sadness as Wonder Bread leaves New York.By Daniel Maurer
Is this the city's wackiest restaurant?By Daniel Maurer
Hostess will close Wonder Bread's Jamaica, Queens plant.By Daniel Maurer
Jamagels, L.A.'s best cultural mash-up since The Gorbals, are sold in Brentwood.By Hadley Tomicki
Forget the "Big Apple"–themed Bowlmor that's coming to Times Square. Let's hear it for an old-timer.By Daniel Maurer
A weekend with the good-time guys was one very bad time, indeed.By Jessica Coen
Is Williamsburg "just like" a college campus? Is Fort Greene "too cool" for its own good? Will the sex-toy shop in Park Slope really be "tasteful" and "mom oriented"? And can we ever get enough of scare quotes? "Find out" in today's "boroughs report."
Animal activists defend the feral kitties of JFK against collective euthanasia, a stolen bike is rescued by East Village heroes, and a man in Coney Island suffers a craptastic fall — all in your daily dish from the five boroughs.
Say hello to "The Collection" in Carroll Gardens, a possible good-bye to notorious Club Kalua in Jamaica, and plain old "WTF?" to a Staten Island kid who won't give up his Confederate-flag T-shirt. That and more in our daily boroughs report.
Who would've thought the Upper East Side would have its very own mysterious, chubby Asian transsexual walking around with Conway bags? That and more in today's burg-by-burg report.
Chelsea: The School of Visual Arts has acquired the Chelsea West Cinemas on 23rd Street for use as auditoriums … and the school's acting chair, design legend Milton Glaser (who did both the "I Heart NY" logo and the original New York Magazine emblem), will redo the place inside and out. Cool! [Mediabistro via Blog Chelsea] Cobble Hill: Did some of Spitzer's ho brokers live here or in Brooklyn Heights? Either way, kinda classy hoods to be associated with this tawdriness, if you ask us. [Cobble Hill Blog] Coney Island: The city will replace huge, ugly, hazardous gaps in the boardwalk with a concrete-plastic wood-look-alike material … but, fakaktaishly, not until after the summer season. [NYDN]
Dumbo: From the offices of "legendary" Brooklyn Paper editor (and self-encourager) Gersh Kuntzman comes news that he's auctioning off his ankle cast, signed by (self-encouraging) beep Marty Markowitz, with proceeds going to Markowitz's Camp Brooklyn. The bid's up to $41! [eBay] Jamaica: Sure, Jamaica Center may look a bit rough, but you can still haggle over prices here, and find great real-estate deals posted to trees! [Queens Crap] Lower East Side: RIP to Josephine LaPlaca, the 83-year-old "Queen of Delancey Street," who was struck dead by a car Wednesday night at the dangerous intersection of Delancey and Allen. [Gothamist]
Carroll Gardens: Hey, have you heard the one about the yacht that got stuck trying to take a left turn onto Second Place from Smith Street? [Gowanus Lounge] East Village: Wow, look at that ... they actually put two bike lanes on Second Avenue to make it easier for bikers to cross Houston without incurring death from left-turning traffic. [Streetsblog] Greenpoint: Upper East Side office girls may have Chippendales strippers for their birthday and bachelorette parties. But the lucky ladies of Greenpoint have ... Dancer Boy! [Newyorkshitty]