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Video Shows Staten Island Mall Crowd Chant ‘F*ck Joe Biden’ in Food Court Protest Against Vaccine Mandate

It was an eventful day at Staten Island Mall. As pointed out by TMZ, a group of people took to the building Saturday to protest the vaccine mandate for indoor dining. Video published by Twitter user @ScooterCasterNY shows the demonstrators walking into the mall’s food court chanting “USA.” A number of the protesters were seen carrying American flags while donning pro-Trump and QAnon gear.
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Two people were displaced and two businesses destroyed by fire in Stamford

STAMFORD — One firefighter was injured, two individuals were displaced, and two businesses were destroyed by a fire that broke out on Belltown Road Saturday afternoon. Just before 4 p.m. on Saturday firefighters from the Belltown Volunteer Fire Department and Stamford Fire Department responded to multiple 911 calls reporting heavy smoke and fire coming from the building at 18 Belltown Road, according to Belltown Assistant Fire Chief Nick Didelot.

A haunted Lunch and Learn at Country House Restaurant

Join author Kerriann Flanagan Brosky on Thursday, September 30th at the Country House Restaurant, 1175 North Country Road, Stony Brook for a Lunch and Learn program beginning at 12:30 pm. Brosky will be joined by the proprietor of the Country House Restaurant, Bob Willemstyn, as they recount their experiences with...

Travel To 3 Continents In A Single Brooklyn Block With These 3 Restaurants

With Covid variants bringing the summer travel surge to a serious slowdown and international visits becoming considerably less appealing to many (again), it may be time to return to the pandemic’s chief comfort: food. Fortunately, thanks to vaccinations and mask mandates, restaurants are better equipped to handle greater crowds this time around, bringing you much better chances of scoring a reservation and returning the indoor tables that were sorely missed during 2020/2021’s winter of outdoor dining. Around a single intersection in Brooklyn’s Park Slope neighborhood, you can escape to Mexico, Greece and Latin America (with a decidedly Colombian emphasis) with three popular restaurants from Mil Gustos Hospitality Group, and with festive feels and eye-catching ambiance at each, more than your tastebuds will catch the taste of travel you may otherwise be missing this fall and winter. Here’s what you’ll find at Bogotá Latin Bistro, Miti Miti and Medusa Green Taverna, all within steps of each other on 5th Avenue in Brooklyn.

Holsten’s, where Tony Soprano last ate, sees business boom

Business is ba-da-booming at Holsten’s, the Bloomfield, NJ confectionery that served as the setting for Tony Soprano’s last meal and the controversial “cut-to-black” climax of the iconic HBO series. The buzz for “The Many Saints of Newark” movie prequel has diehard fans flocking to the old-school ice-cream parlor/restaurant, scarfing up...

Billie Eilish Goes Back to Her Signature Oversized Look at Governors Ball in an Airbrushed T-Shirt and White Nike Sneakers

Lately, Billie Eilish has been upping her fashion game, experimenting with vintage boudoir looks (and blonde locks) and gracing the Met Gala in an Oscar de la Renta tulle gown with a train that spanned the museum’s steps. But this weekend, the singer-songwriter returned to the aesthetic that originally established her as a contrarian fashion icon and a breakthrough music artist.  The “Bad Guy” singer performed at the Governors Ball Music Festival Friday in New York City. For the much-anticipated appearance, Eilish graced the stage in a white airbrushed t-shirt and matching white printed shorts, a look that goes back to...

Restaurants could keep outdoor dining after COVID

Joseph De La Cruz is covering housing for The Riverdale Press through Report For America, a national program from The GroundTruth Project that places emerging journalists in local newsrooms to report under-covered issues and communities. If you want to see more stories like this from Joseph, please make your tax-deductible...

Stern and Bow in Closter Celebrates Second Anniversary with New Dinner Menu

Closter NJ, Stern and Bow in Closter is excited to announce its second anniversary, September 23, 2021. The American eatery which serves eclectic, regional dishes, accented with seafood specialties, is marking its second year on the Bergen County dining scene with a new dinner menu. Photo Courtesy of DLS Public...

Meghan Markle Just Casually Rewore Her $16,500 Royal Wedding Earrings in NYC

Honest poll time: If you had access to the jewelry owned by actual royals, would you wear your personal collection of royal jewels A) Never, out of sheer fear of losing it; B) Only on the most special of special occasions; or C) Whenever you damn well felt like. The best life answer is, of course, option C, and that's also the answer that Meghan Markle would proudly choose.

New Deli Concept Opens in Jersey City

There’s a new deli in town. Veloce Speciality Sandwiches has officially opened as of September 1st. Located at 580 Montgomery Street near McGinley Square. What sets Veloce apart from most other delis in Jersey City is its “ghost kitchen” concept. The deli will primarily function as a delivery and food pickup spot. An idea born out of the pandemic, there will be no need to wait in line or ability to dine in with a concept like this. Veloce is available to order on seamless, doordash, and you can even place an order for pickup or delivery by visiting their website or Instagram page. Veloce translates to “fast” in Italian.