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Queens Officers Hurt in Hatchet Assault Said Attacker 'Came Out of Nowhere'

dnainfo.com — QUEENS - The rookie officers who were attacked last month by a hatchet-wielding man said the assailant "came out of nowhere," but the training they received at the police academy "kicked in," allowing them to respond quickly. The officers - Joseph Meeker, Kenneth Healey, Peter Rivera and Taylor Kraft of the 103rd Precinct - were attacked on Oct.
Nov 28, 2014

RT @EwaKJ: "I think we reacted the best way we could have.” Officers hurt in hatchet attack said assailant 'came out of nowhere' dnain.fo/15Hw2rJ

Nov 28, 2014

RT @EwaKJ: "I think we reacted the best way we could have.” Officers hurt in hatchet attack said assailant 'came out of nowhere' dnain.fo/15Hw2rJ

Nov 28, 2014

RT @EwaKJ: "I think we reacted the best way we could have.” Officers hurt in hatchet attack said assailant 'came out of nowhere' dnain.fo/15Hw2rJ

Nov 28, 2014

RT @EwaKJ: "I think we reacted the best way we could have.” Officers hurt in hatchet attack said assailant 'came out of nowhere' dnain.fo/15Hw2rJ

Nov 28, 2014

"I think we reacted the best way we could have.” Officers hurt in hatchet attack said assailant 'came out of nowhere' dnain.fo/15Hw2rJ

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Phillips Football Team Falls to Rochester in IHSA Class 4A State Finals

dnainfo.com — CHICAGO - The Wendell Phillips Academy football team was on the wrong side of history Friday night in Champaign. Looking to become the only Chicago Public League club to ever win a football state title, the Wildcats (12-2) instead lost 49-28 to Rochester (12-2), which claimed its record fifth straight IHSA Class 4A championship at Memorial Stadium.
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Bed-Stuy Liquor Store Sold $7M Lottery Ticket to Mystery Winner

dnainfo.com — BEDFORD-STUYVESANT - There are 7 million reasons for a Bed-Stuy lottery player to be thankful this holiday season - so long as they remember to check their numbers. Bedford-Stuyvesant business Mx Wine & Spirits at 616 Halsey St. sold the winning $7 million ticket in the Nov 24's Cash4Life drawing.
Nov 28, 2014

RT @patrickhedlund: Winning $7 million lottery ticket sold at… ...Bed-Stuy liquor store. dnain.fo/15HfPTi

Nov 28, 2014

RT @CamBautista: If you bought a lotto ticket in Bed-Stuy, best to check your numbers: $7 million winning ticket sold at liquor store dnainfo.com/new-york/20141…

Nov 28, 2014

RT @CamBautista: If you bought a lotto ticket in Bed-Stuy, best to check your numbers: $7 million winning ticket sold at liquor store dnainfo.com/new-york/20141…

Nov 28, 2014

RT @CamBautista: If you bought a lotto ticket in Bed-Stuy, best to check your numbers: $7 million winning ticket sold at liquor store dnainfo.com/new-york/20141…

Nov 28, 2014

Winning $7 million lottery ticket sold at… ...Bed-Stuy liquor store. dnain.fo/15HfPTi

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'It's Not a Cult,' Brewer Says As Crowds Wait For Goose Island Bourbon Beer

dnainfo.com — LINCOLN PARK - Brett Porter, the brewmaster responsible for nearly 900 people lining up for Goose Island's Bourbon County Day, wants you to know that there's really nothing weird about people waiting in line for 17 hours to buy beer. "It's not a cult.
Nov 28, 2014

RT @beerinator: Nerds wait 17 hours in line, then get accused of being in cult. This and more at 11! dnain.fo/1toLApg

Nov 28, 2014

RT @CJA_Updates: @theVoiceofJosh took a neat spin on the typical Black Friday story by focusing it on beer. dnain.fo/1toLApg

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Reward Tripled to $6K to Find Killer of Pregnant Mom in LeFrak City

dnainfo.com — CORONA - The reward to help solve the brutal murder of a pregnant mom - who was gunned down in front of her LeFrak City apartment - has been tripled to $6,000 with donations from a local politician and the building's management company, officials announced Friday.
Nov 28, 2014

RT @katie_honan: Reward to help find killer who shot pregnant mom in LeFrak City now up to $6K: dnainfo.com/new-york/20141…

Nov 28, 2014

Reward to help find killer who shot pregnant mom in LeFrak City now up to $6K: dnainfo.com/new-york/20141…

Man Critically Hurt After Collapse in Car Dealership

dnainfo.com — TRAVIS - A man was hurt after part of a Staten Island car dealership collapsed on Friday morning, the FDNY said. The man was inside the Dana Ford Lincoln dealership at 266 West Service Rd. when part of the building fell around 8:16 a.m., a spokesman for the FDNY said.

Two Cars Fall Into Lake Michigan in Separate Incidents, Police Say

dnainfo.com — CHICAGO- A man is in critical condition after driving into Lake Michigan off of Shore Drive Friday, police said. At 3 p.m., a man drove into Lake Michigan near Balbo Drive, said Officer Veejay Zala, a Chicago police spokesman.
Nov 28, 2014

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Uptown Tenants Fuming After Going Six Months Without Gas

dnainfo.com — INWOOD - Tenants of an Uptown building are fired up after living without gas for almost six months, in spite of a concerted effort to get their management company to take action, they say. Frustrated residents of 165-175 Sherman Ave. said that they have been without gas in their homes since June 2.

Virgin Hotel Looks to Lure Locals, Preps to Open After Months-Long Tease

dnainfo.com — THE LOOP - A virtually deserted landmark building in the Loop, for years home only to the homeless who huddled in its recessed doorway, is about to roar back to life as the nation's first Virgin Hotel. And its CEO is lifting the lid on the allure for locals.

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Ferguson Protesters Urge Boycott of Black Friday

dnainfo.com — TIMES SQUARE - Protesters walked from Herald Square to Times Square early Friday afternoon, urging shoppers to use their purchasing power to fight social injustices that they said led to the killing of Michael Brown, Eric Garner and Akai Gurley.

6 Things for You to Do in New York City This Weekend

dnainfo.com — Friday, November 28 The Bronx Museum has launched a holiday pop-up shop in collaboration with Puerto Rican fair trade retailer, Concalma The Store. While stocking up on gifts, (accessories, T-shirts, books, organic coffee, home goods and Concalma's trademark handbags) check out current exhibitions including: Here I Am: Photographs By Lisa Leone and Shai Kremer's World Trade Centre: Concrete Abstract #2.
Nov 28, 2014

A professional gift wrapping workship and five other things to do this weekend dnain.fo/1A0y1kk @DNAinfo

Late Late Craft Show Is Black Friday Alternative for Indie Shoppers

dnainfo.com — NORTH CENTER - For the folks who opted not to join the pre-dawn shopping hordes at the malls this morning, we offer an alternative - the Late Late Craft Show. Now in its third year at Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro, 3905 N.

Small Business Saturday Is Local Shops' Answer to Big Box Black Friday

dnainfo.com — LINCOLN SQUARE - Lincoln Square's small business Davids are pulling out all the stops as they battle big box Goliaths for shoppers' holiday dollars. Their secret weapon? Glühwein. Germany's contribution to the mulled wine category, glühwein will feature prominently in Small Business Saturday celebrations in the Square. Consider the gauntlet thrown, Wal-Mart.

Missed Out on Goose Island's Bourbon Beers? Bottles and Cans Has 'Em Sunday

dnainfo.com — NORTH CENTER - Goose Island may not be the buzziest of Chicago's breweries anymore but it still knows how to grab the attention of the city's beer drinkers.

Movember 'Stache Efforts from Around the City (PHOTOS)

dnainfo.com — CHICAGO - As Movember - the month where men try to grow a mustache to help raise money for men's health issues - winds down, some "Mo's" like Wicker Park resident Jacob Abraham will be bidding goodbye to his 'stache come Monday.

Check Out the High-Rise Projects That Are Changing the Face of Fourth Ave.

dnainfo.com — PARK SLOPE - Another high-rise is slated to join the growing list of tall buildings sprouting up along Fourth Avenue. U.S. Developments Group has filed permits to bring a 12-story building to 269 Fourth Ave., between Garfield Place and First Street, the blog YIMBY first reported.
Nov 28, 2014

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Five New Restaurants and Bars to Try this Weekend

dnainfo.com — NEW YORK CITY - A cafe with a coffee school and a new dessert bar are some of the recent additions to New York City's food scene. Here are four new places to try this weekend: Alphaville at 140 Wilson Ave. in Bushwick A health conscious dive bar is the enigma behind a new drinking spot in Bushwick.

City Publishes Centuries-Old Manuscripts Online

dnainfo.com — NEW YORK - Photos of centuries-old city documents recounting New York history were published for the first time on Thursday on the city's Department of Records and Information Services website. The manuscripts date mainly from 1647 to 1661 and are the first documents to be digitalized as the city moves to make its municipal archives available online.