Scout Willis’s Pesky Public Drinking Misdemeanor Defense: “That Beer Doesn’t Exist”

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Remember last month when 20-year-old Scout Willis was busted drinking Pakistani “beer” in a Union Square subway station, then fanned the flame by presenting cops with a fake ID? Willis is now fighting the public drinking misdemeanor with everything she’s got, reports the NY Post.  Willis claims Pakistani beer—such that it was described in the [&hellip
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Go Camping in the City’s Parks For Free This Summer

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NYC Parks holds camping lotteries for New Yorkers The Urban Park Rangers is back this year, giving New York urbanites the opportunity to take a “trip” the wild. New York City Parks is holding lotteries to determine which city residents will be allowed to go overnight camping in some of the city parks this summer, [&hellip
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St. Mark’s Bookshop to Leave East Village?

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st.marks By Paul Bisceglio St. Mark’s Bookshop seeks a new home. Established in 1977, the bookshop is a literary fixture in the East Village that has attracted cultural luminaries like William S. Burroughs, Allen Ginsberg, Philip Glass and Susan Sontag. According to Crain’s, however, the store hopes to find a more affordable location when its rent increases [&hellip
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Free Broadway Performances in Bryant Park

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Rock-of-Ages Looking for a little afternoon pick-me-up? 106.7 Lite FM’s “Broadway in Bryant Park” returns Thursday, July 12 bringing you free Broadway and Off-Broadway lunchtime performances. Now that will definitely wake you up more than that afternoon coffee. The lineup promises to be spectacularly entertaining with Tony award-winning shows and nominees including Mamma Mia!, Jersey Boys, [&hellip
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Your Best (and Worst) Spots to Watch Fourth of July Fireworks

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Macy’s Ignite the Night returns to dazzle New Yorkers with its famous display I’ve never been one for backyard fireworks. I remember all those Independence Days as a kid where my friends would whip out some sparklers, a lighter, and a twinkle in their eye, only for us to act out that scene from Hot [&hellip
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Carroll Gardens Brownstone That Unexpectedly Collapsed Will Be Demolished

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If you thought you were at least safe indoors in New York City, this news will be unnerving. (by Alissa Fleck) Around 1 a.m. a brownstone in Carroll Gardens—a multiple family home previously listed at $3,500,000—partially collapsed last week, according to Gothamist. All residents were successfully evacuated without injury from the building once previously described [&hellip
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Auberge Residences at Element 52: A Home or Hotel for Sophistication and Adventure?

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back- Telluride, Colorado is home to a charming, earthy culture and world-renowned ski slopes that offer the area a brilliant landscape for winter recreation. Visitors are captivated by the sophistication of this bucket-list getaway. Breathtaking views of the 14,000 foot peaks provide visitors with a unique calmness that competing ski resort destinations aspire to achieve. Recognized [&hellip
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A Look at Some of Manhattan’s Urgent Care Centers

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by Amanda Woods “In the past, the emergency room was your only option for receiving care for any minor or not-so-minor injury,” said Mark Melrose, D.O., co-founder of Urgent Care Manhattan on the Upper West Side. “The ER was the only game in town.” Today, about 40 percent of visits to hospital emergency departments are for nonurgent or semi-urgent problems, [&hellip
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