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Weiner Slams 'Hipster' Concession Stands

| Posted 10.02.2013 | New York

By Katie Honan ROCKAWAY BEACH -- Embattled pol Anthony Weiner took aim at the city's response to Hurricane Sandy in the Rockaways -- slamming the p...

PHOTOS: Portland Or Portlandia

Global Yodel | Posted 05.04.2013 | Travel
Global Yodel

There's more to Portland than bike valets and artisan knot shops.

PHOTOS: Day Trips Put Cities In Context

Global Yodel | Posted 03.24.2013 | Travel
Global Yodel

All the books about the resiliency of a city's people pale compared to hiking the desolate mountains their ancestors crossed centuries before.

"Catch 22" in the Rockaways : The Twice Displaced Victims of Hurricane Sandy

Sandi Bachom | Posted 02.04.2013 | New York
Sandi Bachom

Brett Scudder speaks for thousands of disenfranchised, displaced and dispossessed after Hurricane Sandy. He does not feel sorry for himself. Sure he's mad, but in a strange way it has strengthened his resolve.

A Tale of Two Sandy's: "Miracle on 26th Street" and the Invisible Victims of Hurricane Sandy

Sandi Bachom | Posted 01.26.2013 | New York
Sandi Bachom

The way I see it, there needs to be a connection of the dots between the resources, volunteers and need. There needs to be a coordination between all the agencies working autonomously.

Climate Refugees in America

Kevin Grandia | Posted 01.08.2013 | Green
Kevin Grandia

This is a chilling video of a voicemail from a Hurricane Sandy victim in the Long Island neighborhood of Rockaway Peninsula. With scientists telling u...

Miracle Dog Escapes Death In Gas Chamber

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 12.28.2011 | Green

A 20-pound beagle named Daniel surprised animal control officials after escaping death in a gas chamber, reports the Associated Press. After no one...

McDonald's Removes Ads Poking Fun At Far Rockaway

Posted 08.09.2011 | New York

Ronald McDonald can bring his big red shoes back to Far Rockaway -- it just might take him a while to get there. City Councilman James Sanders had...

12-Year-Old Busted for Selling Crack!

Cheryl Wills | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Cheryl Wills

A 12-year-old girl was arrested for selling crack. Where's the outrage? Should her arrest become par for the course, we are all in trouble. There are not enough jails to house a generation of kids who turn to a life of crime before they reach puberty.

Astoria Characters: The Model Mother

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Rose Marie is a stoic woman, a no-nonsense product of the Great Depression and World War II. Yet as she talks about children, she can't stifle the slight smile that plays across her face.

Deer smashes through window at Anthony's Pizzeria in Rockaway

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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ROCKAWAY -- A wandering deer hurled itself through the front glass window of Anthony's Pizzeria over the weekend, leaving trails of blood, broken ...

Eric Turetsky, Queens Cop, Mooches Off Dunkin' Donuts

New York Post | Larry Celona, Perry Chiaramonte and Lorena Mongelli | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Time to take the doughnuts. A Queens cop has been helping himself to doughnuts and coffee at a Rockaways Dunkin' Donuts -- even jumping behind the co...

I'm Not a Liberal

Dave Winer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dave Winer

I think people who say Obama is liberal haven't bothered to find out anything about him. It's my conservative side that's voting for him.