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Teen Dies After Jumping Off Hudson Yards' Vessel In Front His Family

A 14-year-old boy jumped to his death from the Hudson Yards' Vessel attraction Thursday afternoon in front of his family, police said. The teenager — whose name was not disclosed — leaped off the eighth floor of the 150-foot Manhattan, New York installation located near West 33rd Street and 10th Avenue at around 12:50 p.m., the New York Daily News reported.
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Celebrity Sommelier charged with arson by setting nearby restaurants’ outdoor dining structures on fire

A celebrated New York City sommelier has been charged and arrested on two felony accounts of arson for allegedly setting outdoor dining sheds ablaze.Ganzer, who was once named a Food & Wine Magazine “sommelier of the year,” is a partner at the popular La Compagnie des Vins Surnaturels wine bar on the Lower East Side, making his misdeeds all the more unsettling: Surveillance footage captured the Ganzer lighting at least two other Downtown restaurants’ sidewalk dining structures on fire this past year. It’s unclear what Ganzer’s motives were for starting the fires, though some outlets report that Ganzer targeted...
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'The Fireplace' Closing After 65 Years

Bergen County burger icon "The Fireplace" is closing Friday, July 30 after 65 years in business. The Route 17 north establishment made the announcement Thursday on social media. "Over the past months, we have had an increasingly difficult time covering the costs of running our restaurant," the Facebook post reads.
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Top-prize TAKE-5 ticket sold in West Babylon

One West Babylon shopper is having a great July. That’s because a top-prize winning TAKE-5 ticket was sold at a gas station in West Babylon. The ticket, worth $62,439.50, was purchased at 1185 Straight Path at an OK Petroleum location. The prize was for the July 16 TAKE-5 drawing. This...
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‘You Can Dine Somewhere Else’: Restaurateur Danny Meyer Says He’ll Turn Away Unvaccinated Diners

Danny Meyer has joined a growing list of restaurateurs and bar owners across the country who are taking action to stem the spread of Covid-19. The New York-based restauranteur behind Union Square Hospitality Group (USHG) has announced all customers and employees must provide proof of vaccination to enter his 18 venues. That includes such New York restaurants as The Modern, Manhatta and Gramercy Tavern, along with Anchovy Social and Maialino Mare in D.C.
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SuperFresh finally opens its doors to North Baldwin

Our top priority is to serve the community and create a grocery shopping experience that our customers will love.”. Key Food Stores Co-Operative Inc., a chain of primarily independently owned and corporate grocery stores, held a grand opening for its newest SuperFresh location at 1764 Grand Ave. in Baldwin July 16. Baldwinites had been vocal about a much-needed supermarket in North Baldwin after Pathmark closed in 2015.
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The famous “Bronx Zoo”

The Bronx Zoo is a zoo within Bronx Park in the Bronx, New York. It is one of the largest zoos in the United States by area and is the largest metropolitan zoo in the United States by area, comprising 265 acres (107 ha) of park lands and naturalistic habitats separated by the Bronx River. On average, the zoo has 2.15 million visitors each year as of 2009. The zoo’s original permanent buildings, known as Astor Court, were designed as a series of Beaux-Arts pavilions grouped around the large circular sea lion pool. The Rainey Memorial Gates were designed by sculptor Paul Manship in 1934 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1972.