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Get Hospitalized

Written by Francesca Levy on . Posted in Posts

Today, more evidence was released that the United States has secret torture prisons abroad, the government just weakened the federal Clean Water act and Paris Hilton doesn’t have to stay in the penitentiary after all. With all of the bad news around the world these days, you need something to laugh about. Enter Secret Hospital, [&hellip
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Art Walk Brings You Boats, Carriage Houses And Dirty Laundry

Written by Francesca Levy on . Posted in Posts

The three-year old Atlantic Avenue Art Walk, which takes place this weekend from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. both days (tour map available on their website), is an addition to the long-standing tradition of Brooklyn street fairs that reflects theneighborhood’s rich art scene. This year, 175 artists are participating, giving you a chance to view [&hellip
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Word On The Street

Written by Francesca Levy on . Posted in Posts

This summer, there are a number of ways to get your literature on, and today offered the chance to do it in a shady park, or the sanctified splendor of a Chelsea Church. Bryant Park presents the Word for Word Lunchtime Reading Series, which opened earlier this month and occurs every Wednesday through August 22, [&hellip
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Brooklyn’s Steroid-Peddling Mom-And-Pop Shop

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On May 9, narcotics investigators seized a reported $200,000 in illegal steroids from Lowen’s Compounding, an unassuming Bay Ridge pharmacy. According to Albany Assistant District Attorney Christopher Baynes, these included growth hormones and testosterone imported from China that were very much not FDA-approved. Even as agents were raiding the place, a fax machine hummed away, [&hellip
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