Posts Tagged ‘huffington post’

The Man Who Lives in Candy Land: Psychoanalyst’s Dream Patient or Unprecedented Art Collector?

Written by Alissa Fleck on . Posted in NY Press Exclusive

Is New York’s increasingly renowned vintage candy wrapper collector, Jason Liebig, collecting offbeat art or merely living out some unfulfillable boyhood fantasy? And why are we, the public, so intrigued?  Jason Liebig isn’t just like a kid in a candy store;  in many ways he is one. Except he’s 43 and the candy store is [&hellip
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Where to Get Hurricane Relief Effort Updates

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Breaking News, Uncategorized

20121103095839-A6tkGi2CQAABBlP Electricity was restored to parts of the Lower East Side and East Village on Friday, and hopefully all of Manhattan will have power soon, but relief efforts are far from over. Look to the links below for continually updated coverage on relief efforts in your area. Twitter:  @FEMA  @RedCross  @RedCrossNY  @ConEdison   FEMA.gov/Sandy  NYC.gov   RedCross.org  [&hellip
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NYPD Patrolling Sikh Temples in the City in Wisconsin Shooting Aftermath

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Blog, Breaking News

The NYPD is patrolling New York City Sikh temples as a precaution in the aftermath of a shooting in a Milwaukee Sikh temple that left seven people dead. Gothamist reports there is “no known threat” against any temples in the City, but officers are being cautious nonetheless. The blog also reports the Milwaukee shooter, 40-year-old [&hellip
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South Street Seaport Fire Caused by Electrical Wiring Mishap

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Blog, Breaking News, Our Town Downtown

A fire that broke out at the South Street Seaport on Saturday was caused by faulty electrical wiring, reports the Huffington Post.  The fire started under Pier 17 and grew to engulf about 100 square feet, but was tamed in under two hours. Pictures of the blaze show onlookers photographing and gawking at immense clouds [&hellip
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Seven Important Lessons I Learned from Nora Ephron

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Blog, NY Press Exclusive, Uncategorized

Nora Ephron, the Oscar-nominated screenwriter, director and longtime journalist/essayist, passed away in Manhattan last night at the age of 71. Ephron’s career was vast and had much to offer in the way of teaching. She was beloved for her romantic comedies as much as her own brand of feminism, which included no shortage of realist [&hellip
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Hasidic Police Recruit Fired for His Facial Hair

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Breaking News, News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, Our Town, Our Town Downtown

NYPD trainee says he was kicked out of the academy for refusing to trim his beard     It was a hairy situation on Friday. Fishel Litzman, a Hasidic NYPD recruit, just a few weeks away from finishing his training, was forced to leave the police academy on Friday because his beard was too long, [&hellip
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What Comes After Affirmative Action?

Written by Josh Rogers on . Posted in On Topic OTDT, Our Town Downtown

New ways to add diversity as the policy nears its rightful end Affirmative action’s defenders and attackers finally agree on something: The policy probably won’t be around too much longer. The recent decision by the Supreme Court to revisit the issue clearly puts it in peril. Even if the court ends up retaining the legality of affirmative action for now, using race as [&hellip
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Mike Ruiz Defends Logo: “They Would Never Instigate An Act of Violence Like That”

Written by admin on . Posted in Arts & Film, Arts Our Town Downtown, Blog, Books, TV

By Evan Mulvihill Gay reality TV is getting a dose of scandal this week! After an A-List: Dallas cast member tweeted a picture of a rock with a hate message allegedly thrown though his window last Friday, gay blogger Joe My God suspected that it was a publicity stunt in advance of the premiere this [&hellip
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