Friday, October 24, 2014

Friday, October 24, 2014

Mayor De Blasio On Ebola: "No Cause For Everyday NYers To Be Alarmed"

"There is no cause for everyday New Yorkers to be alarmed," he said. "Ebola is an extremely hard disease to contract. There’s no reason for New Yorkers to change their daily routines in any way.”

Ask a Native New Yorker: When Should I Give Up My Subway Seat?

This week's question comes from a local man who's unsure about when he should offer up his seat on the subway.

George Lucas Suing Upstate Brewery For "Empire's Strikes Bock" Beer

Brewery owner David Katleski told reporters they've been making the beer for seven years, and this is the first time Lucasfilm's taken issue with it.

Early Addition: No One Panics About Ebola Like Moms

Because your mom hasn't panic-called you YET, check out today's mid-day links: UFO soccer, rescued baby fox, history of straws, Pat Kiernan invites the mayor to go bowling, smartphone battery life, and a tiny mini-pig.

Woman Raped On Upper East Side

Cops say the rape occurred at around 4:40 a.m. this morning.

Spend The Weekend Eating In The Sun At These 3 Food Events

The Hester Street Fair throws one last shindig while a new regular market pops up in Harlem.

DON'T PANIC: Officials Urge Calm As They Track Ebola Patient's Movements

With Dr. Craig Spencer quarantined at Bellevue Hospital after testing positive for Ebola yesterday, city officials are urging calm as they track his movements over recent days around NYC, and address various health concerns of the public.

Decemberists' Colin Meloy Is Going To Be Busking In Brooklyn Today

Colin Meloy is going to sing Williamsburg's Ebola blues away...

Texas Nurse Treated For Ebola In Bethesda Released

She is now virus free, according to NIH.

Ebola Hysterics: Twitter Offers Ebola Panic Levity

Every disease gets the gallows humor it deserves.

6 Cozy Rooftop Bars Open All Year Long

Just because the warm air has forsake us doesn't mean we can't drink atop buildings.

4-Year-Old Girl Found Dead In Queens Homeless Shelter

Though the medical examiner has not yet determined her cause of death, police are reportedly calling it "suspicious."

The Gutter Expects To Open Today After "Precautionary Closing"

The Gutter issued a statement this morning.

No EBOWLA STRIKES Headlines In NYC Papers

A NYC doctor went to the High Line, the Meatball Shop and bowling in Williamsburg before heading to the hospital WITH EBOLA.

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Before Testing Positive For Ebola, NYC Doctor Took Subways To Williamsburg, Used Uber To Head Back To Harlem

Mayor de Blasio said, 'There is no reason for New Yorkers to be alarmed.'

[Update] NYC Doctor Tests Positive for Ebola Virus

A doctor who returned from treating Ebola patients in Africa to NYC in recent weeks has been hospitalized with Ebola-like symptoms.

Edward Snowden Documentary 'Citizenfour:' A Real-Life Paranoid Thriller

A firsthand account of one of the most important moments in 21st Century American history, 'Citizenfour' is the stuff of paranoid spy thrillers.

Extra, Extra: Ebola-Branded Heroin Bust

Because Lena Dunham & Taylor Swift know each other, check out today's end-of-day links: man arrested for 203rd time, Ebola-branded heroin, Schneiderman's ties with hotel lobby, beagle sex, and cat discovers red pepper pillow.

Kosher Slaughterhouse Sued For Polluting New York River With Animal Waste & Parts

Once upon a time, the Ramapo River was allegedly full of dead chickens and their poo.

Police Kill Hatchet-Wielding Man Who Bludgeoned Fellow Cop

A hatchet-wielding man was shot dead and four NYPD officers and a bystander are injured after police responded to an assault in Jamaica Queens.

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