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Suspect In New Year’s Eve Murder

Written by Kari Milchman on . Posted in Crime Watch Our Town Downtown, Posts

Eyewitness News has a twisted little story about the murder of Fermina Nuñez on New Year’s Eve. Apparently, police have made a second arrest in the homicide of this Midtown salon worker, and are now calling it a “murder for hire.” They pay folks to kill off beauticians now? Police explain that Nunez kept the [&hellip
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Vigil for Sean Bell

Written by Kari Milchman on . Posted in Crime Watch Our Town Downtown, Posts

Sean Bell’s mom begins a 24 hours a day, 50-day vigil outside the police precinct—one day for each bullet fired on Nov. 25. Other family members and friends will be taking turns standing “for peace and justice” during the coming days. A banner depicting the deceased, 50 illustrated bullet holes and the words “Never Again” [&hellip
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Starbucks Hops on the Trans Fat Free Wagon

Written by Kari Milchman on . Posted in Eat & Drink, Posts

Starting tomorrow, you can gorge yourself on coffee cake and cinnamon buns and apple fritters without tossing your New Year’s resolution entirely out the window. Well, kinda. Starbucks will be eliminating trans fat from its New York City menus, which puts the corporation way ahead of most city eateries, which will have to do away [&hellip
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Rep. Rangel Polishes His Comedy Act

Written by Kari Milchman on . Posted in Politics, Posts

This Saturday, Democratic Congressman Charles B. Rangel will perform in the stand-up comedy event Laughing Liberally at New York City’s Town Hall. Rangel represents New York’s 15th Congressional District, including East and Central Harlem, the Upper West Side and Washington Heights/Inwood. He recently got a lot of attention when he appeared to be advocating the [&hellip
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Match.com Makes You America’s Next Top Model

Written by Kari Milchman on . Posted in Breaking News, Posts

Match.com wants to help you—or someone who kinda sorta resembles you—get laid. With the help of New York-based Hanft Unlimited, Match.com has a new ad campaign called “It’s OK To Look.” Not sure what sexual reference they’re trying to make exactly, but kudos for at least attempting to hop off the fuddy-duddy boat. Jay Manuel, [&hellip
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Samurai Sword Makes Bad Christmas Present

Written by Kari Milchman on . Posted in Crime Watch Our Town Downtown, Posts

In case you can’t come up with one, here’s a good reason not to give your loved one a weapon for Christmas: A Bronx woman, Erica Torres, 22, used her shiny new samurai sword to attack her mother, Sylvia Pantoja, yesterday. Apparently, Pantoja was trying to stop her two daughters from fighting over a pack [&hellip
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