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Intriguing Restaurants in Hackensack

In a city with an eclectic variety of cuisines, some of the most intriguing restaurant choices in Hackensack are on or just off a fast-changing Main Street. Cuban fare and tropical cocktails in a smart setting. The front window opens fully, giving the feel of outdoor dining. 125 Main Street;
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$432M Winning Mega Millions Ticket Sold At Manhattan Pizza Shop

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Someone in our area woke up a multimillionaire Wednesday after hitting the Mega Millions jackpot. The winning ticket, worth an estimated $432 million, was sold at Pronto Pizza on West 48th Street near 6th Avenue in Midtown. “Very happy for them. Especially at this time, in the pandemic time, with the problems. It’s a good time for them to get this money,” store owner David Khirali told CBS2. The owner said this isn’t the first time the store sold a winning ticket. A $3 million and $1 million ticket were sold there before. This drawing’s winning numbers were: 36, 41, 45, 51, 56 and Mega Ball 13. If the winner takes the cash option, it’s worth $315 million.
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Register Citizen

New Hartford couple bringing old-world Italy to Torrington's East Main Street

TORRINGTON — A former East Main Street bar is being transformed into an Italian restaurant and steakhouse by a longtime restaurateur from Brooklyn. Geppetto Osteriais expected to open by November, and will serve a variety of Italian specialties, along with 48-ounce steaks. Carlo Pulixi has worked on renovating O’Connor’s Public House at 26 E. Main St. all summer with his wife, Michelle, and son Federico, using repurposed board wood from a local vendor, installing handcrafted wooden benches and tables, building a new bar topped with glossy copper, and refurbishing a vintage wood stove.
New York Post

Jackpot winners see fortunes change after winning big

Big money, bigger problems. The winning $432 million Mega Millions lottery ticket that was bought in a Manhattan pizza joint Tuesday night is the largest jackpot in Big Apple history. The lucky winner, who is yet to come forward to claim their prize, is set to take home about $192...

Meet the Most Amazing Octopus

Octopuses are among the world’s most intelligent invertebrates. They’re also in high demand as a food product. In an effort to bring awareness to the plight of this remarkable species, Southampton Arts Center (SAC) is hosting a free outdoor screening of the 93rd Academy Award Best Documentary winner “My Octopus Teacher” on Friday, September 24, at 7 p.m. Registration is required at

Activist Emily Barker Talks Fashion Runways: "There Should Be More Than 1 Disabled Person in Each Show"

Emily Barker is one of the many activists and artists turned models you've probably come across on your explore page thanks to their impact. Barker, who goes by celestial investments on Instagram, has been named one of the leading culture-defining creators by the social media platform in a new campaign. The visibility Barker has created for the underrepresented disabled community, particularly in fashion, does not go unnoticed — they've racked up nearly 35k followers and were featured in two New York Fashion Week shows: Collina Strada (above) and Maisie Wilen (below).

What Is Climate Week to Fashion?

Click here to read the full article. Once again the circular rainbow pin appears on jackets and lapels in New York City as Climate Week — under heightened urgency — is in full swing. The pin symbolizes the U.N.’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals (or SDGs as they’re called). With guideposts on climate action, gender equality, racial equity, clean energy and others — the SDGs are a blueprint for doing good for people and the planet.More from WWDPhotos of the Best Men's Fashion at the 2021 EmmysMet Gala 2021 Red Carpet: All the LooksPhotos of Billie Eilish's Style Evolution Climate Week runs formally...

Where to See the 8 Best Views of NYC for FREE

The NYC Observation Decks like the Empire State Building or Top of the Rock can be really expensive. Fortunately, there are so many places in the city where you can see incredible views for free! In this video, I share my favorite places to see the best views of NYC for free.

The Most Gorgeous Milan Fashion Week Beauty Moments in One Place

Milan Fashion Week is back and bolder than ever. We typically look at this round of fashion month for inspiration for minimalist looks, but the designers had something else in mind for the spring/summer season. They teamed up with their glam teams to surprise us with captivating colors and textures. Vibrant eye shadow was sent down the runway at Del Core, and spiked lashes appeared on the eyes of models, like Gigi Hadid, at Alberta Ferretti. And just wait until you see what makeup artist Peter Philips came up with for Fendi.

These Runway Looks Were Meant to Be Worn by These 7 Celebs — Don't You Agree?

After a year of mostly virtual runways, New York Fashion Week returned to the streets of Manhattan, and we all eagerly waited to spot our favorite celebrities and see what our go-to brands have been cooking up behind the scenes. It felt particularly emotional to watch a show in person, still in disbelief that this is a thing again while basking in the glitz and glam of it all. From established artists like Michael Kors to runway debutants like Peter Do, designers helped us reimagine dressing up for today's times.

A Major European Destination Just Banished Airbnb. Will Others Follow Suit?

While travel to Europe has been heavily disrupted by COVID-19, there’s another obstacle waiting for potential visitors: You may not find a cheap Airbnb. As reported by The New York Times, Barcelona is the first major city in Europe to forbid short-term private room rentals. The new laws, which went into effect on Aug. 6, do allow owners to rent entire apartments if they hold the appropriate license.

Holiday shopping in September? Consumers are looking to get an early start, study shows.

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- It’s the first day of autumn -- have you started your holiday shopping yet?. While many may consider September to be a bit early to be thinking about holiday gift lists, most consumers plan to certainly start shopping prior to Thanksgiving this year, according to a recent survey by, an online retail resource. In fact, the study shows that 18% of those surveyed are planning to start shopping this month, with 22% starting in October and 24% starting in November.
New York Post

Inside the Finger Lakes’ best new resort

Luke Luck likes lakes — and so will you. The Lake House on Canandaigua (a super charming little upstate New York town straight out of yesteryear in the splashy wine-obsessed Finger Lakes), opened summer 2020 — i.e. in the middle of a pandemic. Lucky for you, that means it’s practically...

SUMMIT One Vanderbilt promises ‘immersive’ experience

Observation deck features glass elevator, transparent boxes, mirror-filled rooms Skyline aficionados are in for a treat. An observation deck built into Manhattan’s One Vanderbilt Tower proclaiming itself the world’s “most... Observation deck features glass elevator, transparent boxes, mirror-filled rooms. Skyline aficionados are in for a treat. An observation deck built...