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Staten Island Disser Now Taking On TV

Written by Jill Colvin on . Posted in Arts & Film, Posts

The woman who managed to make ice cream controversial is once again in the spotlight, but this time, it’s as one of six remaining contestants on HGTV’s Design Star, an interior design reality competition now in it’s second season. Kim Myles, who co-runs 5 Boroughs Ice Cream with her husband Scott, drew criticism when the pair decided to name one of its concoctions “Staten Island Landfill,” leading Staten Island borough president James P. Molinaro to call for a boycott of all the company’s products. Just two months later, Myles is the only New Yorker in the TV competition vying for the chance to host her very own design show on the network. We spoke with Kim earlier today to hear how the multi-tasking also-hairdresser went from chocolate chips to paint chips and to follow up on the controversy.

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Pols Hope Cell Service Will Help Improve Transit Service

Written by Jill Colvin on . Posted in Breaking News, Posts

What could be worse than being crammed into an overstuffed, delayed subway car at the height of rush-hour on a steaming August day? Well, how ‘bout being crammed into an overstuffed, delayed subway car at the height of rush hour on a steaming August day and having to listen to the one-sided personal conversations of [&hellip
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Politicians Hope Cell Service Will Help Improve Transit Service

Written by Jill Colvin on . Posted in Breaking News, Posts

What could be worse than being crammed into an overstuffed, delayed subway car at the height of rush-hour on a steaming August day? Well, how ‘bout being crammed into an overstuffed, delayed subway car at the height of rush hour on a steaming August day and having to listen to the one-sided personal conversations of [&hellip
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Drunken Skinny Dipper Found Alive And Well, Though Pride May Be Wounded

Written by Jill Colvin on . Posted in Posts

A Brooklyn resident who jumped naked into the Atlantic Saturday night after having “a few drinks” was found alive and unharmed under a pier in Long Beach at 5:30am yesterday morning following a frenzied search that included rescue crews from the Long Beach fire department, Nassau Country Marine Police and a Coast Guard helicopter. Neal [&hellip
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I Didn’t Inhale

Written by Jill Colvin on . Posted in Arts & Film, Posts

“Once upon a time, cigarettes weren’t bad for you.” So begins These Things Ain’t Gonna Smoke Themselves: A Love/Hate/Love/Hate/Love Letter to a Very Bad Habit ($12.95, www.atomicbooks.com), Emily Flake’s hilarious and candid account of her tumultuous relationship with cigarettes—from that first sweet, satisfying drag to failed attempt after failed attempt to nix the habit. The [&hellip
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Diner Moving To Wyoming, Literally

Written by Jill Colvin on . Posted in Eat & Drink, Posts

If you want to stop into the Moondance Diner for a late-night burger and shake, you’re going to have to travel awful far: Wyoming. Instead of being demolished, as was originally reported, the Soho diner with the iconic, revolving crescent-shaped sign is being transported—chrome walls, barrel-roof ceiling, stools and all—to the small town of La [&hellip
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