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MLB Superstar Agrees To Major Extension

In the day of age of countless players reaching free agency in Major League Baseball, it is not often that we get to witness an elite player sign a very team-friendly contract extension to remain with their team. However, we witnessed that today with the New York Mets.
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Charlie Chop-off: The Harlem Serial Killer Who Preyed On Young Black Boys

In 1972, Harlem was full of talent, creativity, opportunity, and hard-working people. Harlem consisted of mainly low-income, black families and vacant lots sprinkled the borough. Drug addiction ran rampant, the borough was plagued with poverty and had one of the highest crime rates in New York. In the midst of the art, culture, and fashion coming out of Harlem, came unspeakable terror.

Reopening In Brooklyn

Years of living in Brooklyn walk past the eye-grabbing window display lineup of two mannequins dressed straight out of the Bratz dolls, which Lu Bella Boutique injects upon whoever considers stopping inside.

Brooklyn’s Beloved Champs Diner to Permanently Close This Weekend

The iconic vegan diner is closing up shop after 12 years of service. The Brooklyn-based restaurant, Champs Diner, recently announced plans to permanently close its doors this coming weekend. Known for its veganized diner fare, Champs Diner has been a favored restaurant for over a decade. Its popularity even led to a short-lived second location, Champs Jr., in Greenpoint several years back. Champs Diner has remained a New York mainstay, filling the sidewalks with a line of new and repeat customers each weekend. The all-vegan eatery shared the news of its upcoming closure on Instagram and Facebook earlier in the week.

Mayor Adams Refutes the Right to Shelter Law for NYC Migrants

Mayor Adams is now stating New York City’s “right to shelter” policy is not applicable to the tens of thousands of migrants who have flooded into the city. His comments on the WABC radio program "Sid & Friends" came as New York City struggles to find housing for an inundation of asylum seekers. The sanctuary city has begged for monetary relief as the mayor estimates the cost of shelter for to be in the 2 billion dollar range.

Nellie Bly goes undercover at Blackwell Island to expose the truth, America's first woman investigative journalist.

Roosevelt Island, New York, was once known as Blackwell's Island, a home for the mentally insane, the poor, and incarcerated, once nicknamed Welfare Island, located in New York on the East River between Manhattan and Queens. It got the name Blackwell from its previous owners, the Blackwells, who owned the island in the 1700s, and in 1828 they sold the island to the City of New York.

Tips for Tourists Visiting New York City

New York City, also known as "The City That Never Sleeps," is a popular destination for tourists from all over the world. With its diverse neighborhoods, world-renowned landmarks, and endless entertainment options, there's something for everyone in this bustling metropolis. However, navigating the city can be overwhelming, especially for first-time visitors. That's why we've compiled a list of the top tips for tourists visiting NYC to help make your trip as smooth and enjoyable as possible.

Cop Run Over During License Plate Change Fiasco

BRONX - Police released new photos of one of the men suspected of running over a police officer during a brazen getaway in the Bronx in November. At around 10 pm on November 22, officers in an unmarked police car saw a man changing license plates to a gray 2007 BMW M5 in front of 2287 Loring Avenue. The officers parked slightly in front of the BMW and another unmarked patrol car parked slightly behind.