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Rookie Fortes hits walk-off home run, Marlins beat Mets

MIAMI — Rookie Nick Fortes hit a solo home run with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning and the Miami Marlins beat the New York Mets 3-2 Sunday.Fortes drove an 0-1 pitch from reliever Adam Ottavino (2-2) into the left field seats as Miami avoided a three-game sweep by the NL East leaders.Miami reliever Tanner Scott (3-2) walked J.D. Davis to lead off the ninth. Davis advanced on a wild pitch and reached third on Luis Guillorme's one-out groundout. Scott struck out James McCann to end the Mets threat.New York finished 1 for 13 with runners in...

MLB World Shocked By Yankees' Performance On Sunday

The Houston Astros have come into the Bronx and silenced the Yankees' bats this weekend. After Cristian Javier led a combined no-hit effort on Saturday, the 'Stros are once again holding the Bombers hitless through the middle of the seventh Sunday. Per ESPN's Jeff Passan, "Including the ninth inning on...

‘Professional booster’ notches 100th shoplifting bust — and is released again

A “professional booster” with an alleged penchant for shoplifting at Manhattan retailers notched what could be her 100th bust over the weekend — and was released without bail yet again. Michelle McKelley, 42, was arrested late Saturday for allegedly pocketing $125 worth of goods from a CVS in Lower Manhattan, and then was freed under the state’s soft-on-crime criminal justice reforms. Prosecutors said in Manhattan Criminal Court Sunday that McKelley has failed to appear in court 27 times on her multitude of past arrests — and has five other pending cases. But the charges do not qualify for bail under the 2019...

Chicago cheesemonger crowned champion: ‘When it comes to cheese, I blossom’

As she sliced a cheese wheel and speed-wrapped blocks in front of 800 screaming fans, Cara Condon forgot she hates crowds. The 2022 Cheesemonger Invitational’s buzzing audience couldn’t bother the Chicago cheesemonger. It was almost like she was behind the glass. “When it comes to cheese, I open up,” she said. “I blossom.” The Tinley Park-born cheese expert, who works at Logan Square’s ...

Rescue Dog Rescue

*All adoptions are subject to approval. Adopters must live within the New York, New Jersey and Connecticut tri-state area. Must be 21 or older to adopt. Spay/neuter deposit may apply. Visit Our Pet Adoption Center. Animal League America. 25 Davis Avenue. Port Washington, NY 11050. 516-883-7575. Hours. The Alex and...

The Boogie Down Grind Café

After Juneteenth former slaves built affluent communities all across the country. And one entrepreneur hopes to recreate these in the South Bronx starting with her cafe. WFUV’s Christina Ljuljic heads there to talk to the co-owner about her mission.

Redefine Meals set to debut its seventh Long Island location, this one in Babylon Village

Redefine Meals founders Matt Riss and Mark Ciaburri have come a long way from delivering meals out of a Honda Accord years back. The young owners are now set to building their business across Long Island, are introducing their quick, healthy meals to Babylon Village. Redefine Meal Prep’s seventh location is expected to open on July 20 at 255 Deer Park Ave., the former longtime home of Roomors (the store moved to Lindenhurst last month).
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Masses celebrate Caribbean Heritage Month in central Brooklyn

NEW YORK -- Inside a Flatbush Avenue cafe covered in tropical flowers, Allison Dunn, an immigrant from Jamaica, blends sorrel into a smoothie. The red drink, often enjoyed in the Caribbean, is made of hibiscus flowers. "I wanted to capture that feeling that you have around the holiday time and...

Hotel Hennes to Pop Up on the Lower East Side

New York City is awash with hotels for every traveler’s budget, and H&M is tapping into the summer wanderlust that many people have for a change of scenery. The retailer is unveiling the Hotel Hennes NYC in Manhattan’s Lower East Side. As of Thursday, guests will be able to access the space via Freeman’s Alley. With an abundance of bars, restaurants and shops, the neighborhood is a popular spot for many Gen Zers and Millennials. To celebrate the launch, an invitation-only party is being held Tuesday night that will cap off at The Box, where the Swedish musical duo Icona Pop will perform.

Paw Prints: Meet shelter pets Buddy, Maple, Journey, Princeton, Thor and Ultra!

Welcome to the sixth edition of Paw Prints, a monthly column for animal lovers dedicated to helping shelter pets find their furever home!. Mark Twain once said, “To get the full value of joy, you must have someone to divide it with.” Who better than your best Buddy? This affectionate, agreeable ten-year-old Terrier mix is the ideal one to share the day to day simple pleasures with, whether it be a stroll in the park or an impromptu gathering with friends. An active member of Little Shelter’s Silver Paw Connection, Buddy knows that you’re never too old to dream. At the top of his wish list is a forever home and a family to love. Life is always better with a Buddy by your side. 631-368-8770, ext. 21.

Leslie Grace Gets Real About Ice Cream with Pierce Simpson

It’s summertime and we have the new Häagen-Dazs City Sweets Collection in mind. And we’re not the only ones. In celebration of its new line, Häagen-Dazs tapped a few go-to influencers to sit down with a series of tastemakers and culture creators that have partnered with the brand to share stories about their journeys, which are as colorful and tasteful as the indulgent flavors made by Häagen-Dazs. Their next stop, Brooklyn, New York.