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A Tourist in My Own Town: A Tale of Two Summers in Chicago

dnainfo.com — STREETERVILLE - It was summer in Chicago, we moved on up and we got left behind, we spilled cocktails on pool decks and we spilled blood on bus stops. We ate till our bellies were full and we went to bed hungry.
Sep 18, 2014

Interesting piece by my pal, Mark Konkol. A Tourist in My Own Town: A Tale of Two Summers in Chicago via @DNAinfoCHI dnain.fo/1ws4FK5

Sep 18, 2014

A Tourist in My Own Town: A Tale of Two Summers in Chicago via @DNAinfoCHI dnain.fo/1ws4FK5

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$190M in Sandy Funds Used to Buy Two Staten Island Ferries

dnainfo.com — ST. GEORGE - A pair of new boats worth $190M are to join the Staten Island Ferry fleet. Senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand were joined by Mayor Bill de Blasio to announce more than $190 million in federal funds for the two new boats, along with flood-proof upgrades to the ferry's facilities and landings and upgrading of other landings across the city.
Sep 18, 2014

RT @2AvSagas: Just build a rail tunnel if you're spending this much on some boats. dnainfo.com/new-york/20140…

Sep 18, 2014

the Staten Island dream RT @2AvSagas: Just build a rail tunnel if you're spending this much on some boats. dnainfo.com/new-york/20140…

Sep 18, 2014

Daaaaamn those are some expensive ferries. Do they work as evacuation shelters, too? dnainfo.com/new-york/20140… #Sandy

Sep 18, 2014

The Staten Island Ferry's most reliable boat is almost 50 years old: dnainfo.com/new-york/20140…

SoulCycle Opening New Upper West Side Location

dnainfo.com — UPPER WEST SIDE - A slew of red-faced, sweaty, spandex-wearing cyclists will soon be spinning their wheels on Broadway. SoulCycle - the cycling studio with a cult following and nine studios in New York City, including one on West 77th Street - is opening a new outpost at 2465 Broadway between West 91st and 92nd streets in early 2015, a lawyer for the company said.

Police Beef Up Patrols in Forest Park After Jogger is Robbed

dnainfo.com — QUEENS - Police are upping their patrols of Forest Park after a woman was robbed there while jogging earlier this week - adding more than a dozen officers to monitor the greenspace. Forest Park has been the scene of a string of stun-gun sex attacks over the past several years and three robberies so far this year.

VIDEO: Youths and Police Clash After Fight Outside Barclays Center

dnainfo.com — PROSPECT HEIGHTS - A dramatic video shows police trying to break up a massive fight among dozens of youths outside Barclays Center by dragging them apart by their legs and arms, pinning them to the ground and handcuffing several as some of the kids tried to tackle the officers.
Sep 18, 2014

VIDEO: Teens tackle police, police pin teens to the ground. Check out this real life #BarclaysCenter brawl. @AYReport dnain.fo/1p2rzmc

Sep 18, 2014

RT @tcliddy: VIDEO: Crazy clash between police and youths outside Barclays Center. dnain.fo/1p2rzmc @DNAinfo via @jupadhye

Sep 18, 2014

VIDEO: Crazy clash between police and youths outside Barclays Center. dnain.fo/1p2rzmc @DNAinfo via @jupadhye

Lush 'Rain Forest' Garden Blooms in the Bronx

dnainfo.com — MOTT HAVEN - Walking around this rain forest, visitors will notice tropical foliage like elephant plants and avocados. But they're not in the tropics - they're at the "Rain Forest Garden" in the Patterson Houses in the South Bronx. In the lush greenspace, which is open to the public, there is an abundance of tropical plants, statues and even a pond.
Sep 18, 2014

A tree might grow in Brooklyn, but elephant plants grow in the Bronx dnain.fo/1tmUvuD @DNAinfo pic.twitter.com/vi80Kv8pED

Sep 18, 2014

RT @Eddie_Small: The Bronx's "rain forest" garden contains avocado, elephant plants, cilantro and peppermint. dnain.fo/1tmUvuD pic.twitter.com/UuASYJvoIS

Sep 18, 2014

RT @Eddie_Small: The Bronx's "rain forest" garden contains avocado, elephant plants, cilantro and peppermint. dnain.fo/1tmUvuD pic.twitter.com/UuASYJvoIS

Sep 18, 2014

RT @Eddie_Small: Did you know that there is (sort of) a rainforest in the South Bronx? via @Dnainfo dnain.fo/1tmUvuD

Man Tried to Sexually Assault Teen in Greenwich Village Garage, Police Say

dnainfo.com — MANHATTAN - A man lured a teenager into a Greenwich Village garage and then tried to sexually assault him Friday afternoon, according to the NYPD. The attempted assault happened inside the Hilary Gardens Garage on Broadway south of East 8th Street at about 4:20 p.m. on Sept. 12, police said.
Sep 18, 2014

RT @DNAinfo: Man lured teenager into Greenwich Village garage and tried to sexually assault him, NYPD says: dnain.fo/1p2MK7L