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Soccer Camp Angers Some Parents With Surprise Bible Talk for Kids

dnainfo.com — JACKSON HEIGHTS - A free soccer camp in a Queens park is being used to teach the gospel to kids by a group of missionaries who mix dribbling skills with post-game prayers and bible stories, many parents said. The informal camp has been holding sessions at Rory Staunton Field on Wednesday and Thursday afternoons since June 1.
Jul 31, 2014

It's a soccer camp with prayer and Bible study thrown in. But some parents think the second part wasn't advertised: dnainfo.com/new-york/20140…

Jul 31, 2014

RT @Adam__Nichols: Soccer missionaries teach the gospel with dribbling skills - without telling kids' parents @DNAinfo @katie_honan dnain.fo/1koXnFH

Jul 31, 2014

Parents bring their kids to a free soccer camp. It turns out to be Bible camp. dnain.fo/1koXq4l @DNAinfo @katie_honan

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110 Beds Go Unused as Homeless Shelter Waits for City Approval

dnainfo.com — TRIBECA - The New York City Rescue Mission has 110 new beds ready for the homeless, but they have remained empty for months as the longtime TriBeCa shelter waits for a necessary approval from the city, the nonprofit said.
Jul 31, 2014

RT @CM_MargaretChin: I'm reaching out to the City to make sure these homeless shelter beds can be used as soon as possible -- dnainfo.com/new-york/20140… @DNAinfo

Jul 31, 2014

TriBeCa homeless shelter with 110 beds sits unused awaiting city approval: dnainfo.com/new-york/20140… @IrenePlagianos

Jul 31, 2014

This homeless shelter has 110 beds that are going unused, waiting for city approval: dnain.fo/1uLwW15 pic.twitter.com/8ve5cwoZx4

Jul 31, 2014

City bureaucracy is keeping homeless New Yorkers from 110 available beds: dnainfo.com/new-york/20140… via @IrenePlagianos

Bridgeport Bank Robber Tells Teller, 'Pleasure Doing Business With You'

dnainfo.com — BRIDGEPORT - The Bridgeport branch of Washington Federal Bank was robbed, authorities said. An FBI spokesperson said a man walked into the bank, 2869 S. Archer Ave. about 2 p.m. Wednesday, and handed over a note to a teller demanding cash. The man said he had a weapon but it wasn't seen, authorities said.

Mrs. Green's Streeterville Opening 'Postponed,' Grocery Drought Continues

dnainfo.com — STREETERVILLE - Streeterville residents will have to wait even longer for a neighborhood grocery store to open now that Mrs. Green's Natural Market, set to replace the now-shuttered Fox & Obel, has delayed its opening indefinitely. "The project's been put on hold for a while," said Ray Jones, grocery manager at Mrs.
Jul 31, 2014

RT @lizzieschiffman: Bad news, Streeterville: Mrs. Green's grocery store opening in old Fox & Obel building has been "put on hold" http://t…

Jul 31, 2014

Bad news, Streeterville: Mrs. Green's grocery store opening in old Fox & Obel building has been "put on hold" dnain.fo/1oeQIIE

Woman in Wheelchair Gets Up and Shoves Bicyclist She Tried to Rob: Police

dnainfo.com — CHELSEA - A cyclist was robbed and then beat up by a woman in a wheelchair, police said. The 21-year-old victim was riding a Citi Bike along Eight Avenue near 20th Street when she accidentally dropped her black Zara purse around 1:15 a.m. Saturday, according to the NYPD.
Jul 31, 2014

RT @DNAinfo: A cyclist was robbed and then beat up by a woman in a wheelchair, police say. dnain.fo/1k9Io1V

Jul 31, 2014

"The woman.. stood up from the chair, shoved her against a metal grate, and got away on her motorized wheelchair” dnainfo.com/new-york/20140…

How to Rock a Parasol for Style or Sun Protection

dnainfo.com — NEW YORK CITY - Despite the odd stares she gets, Elizabeth Black proudly walks through the city shading herself with a lacy, cream-colored parasol. Black, a 27-year-old Tudor City resident, started sporting parasols to stay cool during the summer after she got pregnant three years ago. She's never looked back.

Milshire Hotel Development Blocked Under New SRO Law

dnainfo.com — LOGAN SQUARE - A six-month moratorium on demolishing or converting single room occupancy buildings and residential hotels, approved by City Council on Wednesday with a 47-0 vote, appears to give the residents of the Milshire Hotel some time.
Jul 31, 2014

The #SROmoratorium might have bought the folks at the Milshire Hotel in Logan Square some more time dnain.fo/1nWLp6C

Exhibit Celebrates 20th Anniversary of Notorious B.I.G.'s First Album

dnainfo.com — BEDFORD-STUYVESANT - When the Notorious B.I.G.'s first album, "Ready to Die," was released in 1994, it received almost universal acclaim, helping bring the 22-year-old Clinton Hill rapper superstardom that would be cut short just three years later in a Los Angeles shooting.

Man Robs Queens Synagogue, Police Say

dnainfo.com — QUEENS - A man stole $75 from a Kew Gardens synagogue donation box last Friday, police said. The thief snuck into Congregation Adas Yereim Synagogue at 122-31 Metropolitan Ave. at 12:25 p.m. on July 25, according to the NYPD. He then allegedly took the money out of the box and fled in an unknown direction.