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Probably Best Not to Drive Your Porsche onto the FDR Bike Path [PHOTOS]

Posted August 1, 2018 at 5:08 am

A tipster snapped a shot of this crashed Porsche Cayenne on the FDR, near the Con Edison power plant early Friday morning. The luxury sports car was trapped between the rails on the adjacent bike path, but it was unclear how it became wedged there. In a maneuver to avoid traffic, the unknown motorist reportedly […]

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Someone Killed These Huge Mutant Rats and Strung Them from Scaffolding

Last modified September 1, 2015 at 12:25 pm

We’re gonna need a bigger glue trap… Yes, this image sent from a tipster certainly lends credence to the colloquial phrase “rats the size of dogs.” Here on the Lower East Side. Take a moment from your busy routine and scope out this scariness. These enormous river rats were strung up and humiliated over the […]

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Casting Off Sins Beneath the Manhattan Bridge

Last modified September 18, 2012 at 1:38 pm

One custom during the Jewish holiday of Rosh Hashanah is to cast pieces of bread (or other food) into a moving body of water on the first day, symbolizing the discarding of the previous year’s sins.

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Weekend Edition: August 20

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:00 am

[Photo Credit: Roey Ahram]

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Weekend Edition: July 30

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:00 am

[Photo Credit: C Merry]

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“Men in Black 3” Film Shoot on South Street Yesterday

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:34 am

After a short hiatus, Men in Black 3 returned to the Lower East Side yesterday.

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Missed Love on the FDR

Posted January 14, 2011 at 10:47 am

Even motorists beg for the arrow of the Craigslist Cupid.

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Weekend Edition: November 27

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:12 am

[Photo Credit: Robert Carmona]

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Northbound FDR to Close for 24-Hours

Posted August 18, 2009 at 1:06 pm

[Image via cmerlo441] Thanks to a tip from fellow blogger Lux Living, we’ve learned that the DOT will close northbound traffic on the FDR for 24-hours, starting tonight at 9 PM. DOT Warns FDR Drive Northbound Will Be Closed For a Full 24 Hours – Tuesday 9pm Detours to Area Streets Will Significantly Impact Local […]