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Man fatally shot outside Central Islip restaurant, police say

A man is dead and another is in custody after a dispute between two acquaintances in Central Islip ended with one being shot, police said. Authorities said the shooting occurred outside Mi Nuevo Encanto, a restaurant and bar at 65 Carleton Avenue, just after 1 a.m. Monday. Suffolk County Police...
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"Broke" and abandoned: Rudy Giuliani is reportedly now getting the cold shoulder from Trump

Donald Trump is continuing to rake in the cash from supporters while shrugging his shoulders at the people who failed to secure him a second term. Despite boasting a war chest of more than $100 million, Trump is reportedly refusing to extend any help to his former personal attorney Rudy Giuliani, who is now struggling under a mountain of legal fees that could leave the former New York mayor entirely broke. According to The New York Times, Trump raised a whopping $102 million in the first half of 2021. Salon reported last month that he has been relatively frugal in his spending habits, opting to not direct any of the money toward his election conspiracy efforts, including the GOP-backed recounts in Georgia, Pennsylvania, or Arizona.
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Soap opera star Jay Pickett dies ‘suddenly’ on movie set

Longtime soap opera actor Jay Pickett has “passed away suddenly” while filming a movie in Idaho. Pickett, 60, was on the “Treasure Valley” set when he died Friday, director Travis Mills said Sunday in a statement online. “Everyone present tried as hard as they could to keep him alive,” Mills wrote. “Our hearts are broken and we grieve for his family who are so devastated by this shocking ...
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New Yorker wins $1,000 a day for life in New Jersey lottery

TRENTON (Aug. 2, 2021) – One New York Lottery CASH4LIFE ticket matched the five white balls and the Cash Ball drawn for the Sunday, August 1, drawing winning the $1,000 a day for life grand prize. In addition, one New Jersey player won $2,500 for matching four white balls and the Cash Ball drawn. Moreover, 8,312 players won $42,252 in cash prizes ranging from $2 to $500 with 1,954 of those tickets doubling their prize with DOUBLER. The winning numbers were: 11, 30, 33, 47 and 60. The Cash Ball was: 01.
New York City, NYviewing.nyc

[WATCH] Meet the Seafood Queen of Harlem

Chef Tami Treadwell, known as “The Seafood Lady” to her customers, serves up soul food and Black excellence to the people of Harlem with her food truck Harlem Seafood Soul. Chef and owner Tami takes as much pride in her passed-down recipes as she does the NYC neighborhood where she was born and raised. Known for her garlic butter shrimp and creamy grits, fried mac and cheese bites, fish tacos, and seafood po’ boys, Tami serves to her beloved community at the corner of 7th Avenue and 125th Street. Harlem Seafood Soul is the first and only solar-powered, eco-friendly food cart in the area– just one aspect of her business that Tami is honored to bring to her neighborhood. The three-year-old food cart has become a fixture in Harlem, and Tami’s love for the food, people, and history of her uptown community inspires her to keep going.
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Restaurants and bars tackle surge in COVID-19 cases and new mask rules

After a few busy and hopeful months, restaurants still digging out of pandemic debt now fear they could be done in by the fast-spreading Delta variant of the coronavirus. "The last few months have been very promising, after a year and a half of going into the red," Ivy Mix, co-owner of Leyenda, a cocktail bar and restaurant in Brooklyn, New York, told CBS MoneyWatch. "Now it's, 'Oh god, is this going to be it?' again."
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Lady Gaga Casually Wore a Giant Valentino Couture Feather Hat and Matching Cape Dress

Lady Gaga unleashed a surprise Valentino fall/winter 2021 Haute Couture look on the streets of New York City last night, just because. The singer was photographed leaving the first night of rehearsals for her upcoming show with Tony Bennett at Radio City Music Hall. She stepped out in a purple Valentino cape dress, citron leather gloves, and a giant ostrich feather hat designed by Philip Treacy for the fashion house. She accessorized the outfit with Marc Jacobs sunglasses.
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$27.85 for a beer at LaGuardia: Erroneous sky-high prices at airports sparks audit, report says

Have sky-high prices at New York City’s three major airports’ restaurants and concession stands ever had you brewing with anger?. According to a recent report by THE CITY, OTG — which runs restaurants and stores at LaGuardia, Kennedy and Newark airports — recently informed the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey it was conducting a self-audit after several flyers took to social media to lambast the airports for their outrageous pricing, including one customer at a LaGuardia Airport bar who tweeted out a beer list with several hard-to-swallow prices.
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Housing Lottery Opens for 13 Units in New Building Rising on Salvation Army Site in Clinton Hill

An affordable housing lottery has opened for 13 units in a five-story building under construction at 26 Quincy Street in Clinton Hill. The new building, with its bold matte-black stucco exterior, stands next to Francis Kimball’s 1899 distribution facility at 22 Quincy Street, most recently home to a Salvation Army outpost for decades. The new building occupies a slice of the former Salvation Army property. The Kimball building is in the process of being converted to condos.
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The Link Between French Fries and Debilitating Headaches, Explained

According to a new study, adults who suffer from chronic migraines should consider eliminating fried foods from their diet, as reported by The New York Times. It’s a compelling link, considering 35 million Americans — most of them between the ages of 35 and 45 — suffer from the debilitating headaches, while an estimated 25-36% of North American adults consume fast food (which is often fried) every day.
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Winner: Powerball Ticket Good For $50,000 Sold In Bergen County

A winning Powerball ticket good for $50,000 was sold in Bergen County. The third-tier prizewinning ticket was sold at Quick Mart, located at 190 Franklin Turnpike in Mahwah. The numbers from Saturday's Powerball drawing were: 01, 21, 22, 34, and 47. The Red Power Ball number was 04. The Multiplier number was 02.