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Rotund NYC rat gets stuck in Brooklyn sidewalk: ‘RIP fatso’

He lost the rat race. A rotund rodent got stuck in a Brooklyn sidewalk while scurrying out from the underground — causing a pedestrian to accidentally step on its head and shriek in horror, a witness said Wednesday. “This rat couldn’t fit through the hole. RIP fatso,” Dylan Wells posted on Twitter, along with a photo of the ill-fated critter. Wells was walking to work at the Mediterranean restaurant Victor in Gowanus at around 11 a.m. Wednesday when he spotted the roly-poly rat stranded on Third and Atlantic Avenues, he told The Post. “I walked past it twice: the first time I had a debate...

Eli Manning joins ownership group of unlikely sports franchise

Retired New York Giants great Eli Manning is going from NFL football to a completely different kind of football. Manning announced on Wednesday that he has joined the ownership group of NJ/NY Gotham FC, a women’s pro soccer team in the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL). Giants senior vice president Pete Guelli will also be joining Manning as part of Gotham FC’s ownership group.

LEGO opens Harlem playground for 90th anniversary

NEW YORK -- The LEGO brand celebrated its 90th birthday with the unveiling of a brand new playground in Harlem Wednesday. Kids from Brotherhood Sister Sol joined in the fun for LEGO's inaugural World Play Day. "So much of the work we do with young people is about finding their voice, and a central way that you find voice is through play, through exploration," said BroSis co-founder Khary Lazarre-White. LEGO enlisted the eye of artist Hebru Brantley to bring to life a vision of adventure."Growing up, I didn't have many shining examples or many outlets for creativity," Brantley said, "so if I...

Camel camp in Brewster: rare workshop aids handlers

In movies, camels come across as aloof and unpleasant creatures, spitting, snipping, and resistant to being mounted. But the educators at Green Chimneys know better. A decade ago, two camels joined the Brewster nonprofit, which provides educational and clinical services to young people with special needs by connecting them with animals and nature. Last year, Green Chimneys welcomed its third humpbacked friend.

Hot Chicken Chain is Expanding to New Jersey

Hot Chikn Kitchn, a hot chicken restaurant, is coming to New Jersey for the first time. The chain, which began in Virginia, has begun expansion plans across the country and has it’s sights on North Jersey to start. It’s opening in Paramus on Route 17, bringing it’s menu (View...

Mount Kisco ShopRite Not Expected to Open Until 2024

Shoppers in Mount Kisco and neighboring communities who have been waiting for the new ShopRite supermarket to open at the Diamond Properties complex on North Bedford Road will likely have to wait longer. Construction on the roughly 85,000-square-foot supermarket at 333 N. Bedford Rd. will apparently not begin until late...

Two more sharks spotted at Rockaway Beach as ‘scary’ sightings, attacks surge in NY

The latest “Jaws” sequel is playing out at Rockaway Beach. In yet another shark sighting in New York this summer, two of the sea beasts were spotted swimming in the waters off the Queens beach on Monday, according to ABC 7. “It’s scary, I’ve never heard of sharks being out here like this before,” one beachgoer told ABC 7. Drone footage captured last Wednesday showed a shark feeding on bunker fish 150 feet from the shore off Beach 73rd Street — in just one of 15 shark sightings caught on video that day. Shark attacks have been extremely prevalent this summer, with multiple...
Food Beast

NYC Bar Turns Choco Taco Into A Cocktail

The Choco Taco is gone but not forgotten. If you want to pay homage to the recently retired dessert classic and live in New York, you can sip on a boozy version of the sweet treat at Amy Fontaine’s. The Manhattan restaurant and bar enlisted Bartender Cody Goldstein of...

Designer Katie Gallagher: A Very New York City Story

Click here to read the full article. New York City-based designer Katie Gallagher was crafting her latest signature collection, prior to her unexpected death last month, and now friends, relatives, former classmates and fellow creatives are trying to ensure it will be completed and seen. Raised in a downturned, former coal mining town in Pennsylvania, Gallagher’s steely determination, quiet resolve and tireless tinkering allowed her to forge into New York City’s already crowded, and sometimes cut-throat, fashion industry. After graduating from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2009, she decamped for Manhattan, interning with Anna Sui at one point and...

Fancy Feast Opening N.Y.C. Italian Restaurant with Dishes Inspired by the Brand's New Cat Food

Now you can dine like you have nine lives. According to a release from Purina, New York City diners are about to be treated to a new restaurant inspired by the feline palate. Gatto Bianco by Fancy Feast will be "a limited-time, Italian-style trattoria and culinary experience in New York City" designed to celebrate the brand's "new globally inspired Medleys recipes."