Roslyn Heights, NY

Open casket nightmare: Family files lawsuit against Brooklyn funeral home

NEW YORK -- A Brooklyn family says they are perpetually in mourning, not only over the loss of their loved one, but because of the way they had to say goodbye to her.As CBS2's Lisa Rozner reported Tuesday, they are suing the funeral home because they don't want this to happen to anyone else.With just flowers and a photo of 37-year-old Regina Christophe, it was not the goodbye her family wanted.They hired McManus Funeral Home on Avenue N shortly after her death on June 24, but asked for a funeral date two weeks later so family could fly in for...
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Trump says he took the Fifth in New York civil investigation

NEW YORK (AP) — Former President Donald Trump invoked his Fifth Amendment protection against self-incrimination as he testified under oath Wednesday in the New York attorney general’s long-running civil investigation into his business dealings. About an hour after arriving at Attorney General Letitia James’ Manhattan offices, Trump announced...

NYC makeup artist stuns with ‘crazy’ beauty illusion: ‘I’m shook!’

Eye can’t believe her eyes. A Big Apple cosmetics influencer is causing a big stir online, owing to her expert makeup tricks that create the optical illusion that her eyes are completely different shapes. “Do you guys wanna see something super crazy?,” asks veteran beauty specialist Melanie, digitally known to her more than 51,000 TikTok followers as @Melbellles, in her trending video. In the eye-popping post, which has more than 5.4 million views, Melanie — who’s purportedly worked as a makeup artist in New York and New Jersey for ten years — is seen covering her left eye with her hand while keeping...

Mega Millions win: Ticket worth $1 million sold in Queens

FRESH MEADOWS, Queens (PIX11) — Someone in Queens just bagged a major win. A second-prize Mega Millions ticket worth a guaranteed $1,000,000 was sold for Tuesday’s drawing, according to the New York Lottery. The ticket was bought from Village Stationery, located along Union Turnpike near Kent Street. Mega Millions players can check to see […]
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Affordable Housing Lottery Launches for 2750-2754 Frederick Douglass Boulevard in Harlem, Manhattan

The affordable housing lottery has launched for 2750-2754 Frederick Douglass Boulevard, a pair of low-rise mixed-use buildings spanning six and eight stories in Harlem, Manhattan. Designed by NDKazalas Architecture and developed by Haussmann Development, the structures yield a total of 27 residences, three ground-floor retail spaces, and community space. Available on NYC Housing Connect are nine units for residents at 130 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $80,983 to $187,330.

Tracee Ellis Ross Embraces ’90s Trends in ‘Juicy’ Bamboo Earrings & Baggy Jeans With Sandals

Click here to read the full article. Tracee Ellis Ross was spotted in the streets of New York City yesterday in a plethora of designer staples. From head to toe, all of her statement pieces accented each other and emphasized the actress’s mastery of street style. The Pattern Beauty founder wore her curls in a bun, the hair smoothed back. The “Girlfriends” lead wore a fresh face, bare without makeup as she covered her eyes in Balenciaga sunglasses. Adorning her attire was a pair of large gold bamboo earrings with the word “juicy” framed in the center. The choice of earrings...
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New York-Based Group Serafina to Open New Italian Fast Casual

Serafina, one of New York’s most beloved restaurant groups serving quality Italian fare for decades, announces the forthcoming debut of Serafina Express, a new, elevated Italian fast-casual restaurant concept to meet the needs of busy New Yorkers, in a self-service configuration with a strong emphasis on value, quality, Italian ingredients, speed and easy-to-use mobile technology. Serving the same contemporary Italian cuisine that has garnered legions of fans, Serafina Express offers a charming setting designed for convenience in a casual and smaller footprint, which allows the restaurant to serve Serafina favorites in new neighborhoods for the first time ever.

This NY Restaurant Ranks Among Top 10 In Nation For Best Pizza

It's saying a lot to name a restaurant one of the top pizza locations in the country, but a review of pizzeria nationwide landed a New York hot spot in the top 10. In a survey by Gayot - The Guide to the Good Life, Tavola, located in the Hell's Kitchen section of Manhattan, landed at number 10 with a score of 14 out of a possible top of 20 ratings.

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...