Summer Friday Edition of the Briefly for May 11, 2018 - Pickle Ice Cream, Shomrim President Accused of Rape, Touch the Arch, and More
Are the subways fucked this weekend? Yes.
It doesn't matter if you're a living statue or just a person walking by, do not touch the Washington Square arch. (You should touch it.)
Don't put your rent-stabilized apartment on Airbnb, unless you want to get evicted and pay a massive fine.
An accident involving an SUV and a cyclist in Bay Ridge sent the cyclist to the hospital in critical condition could be the catalyst politicians use to make Ridge Blvd between 72nd and 74th safer. 9 pedestrians and 4 cyclists were injured in accidents in that area since 2010.
Since 2014, speed cameras have reduced speeding by 63 percent at locations where they’ve been installed, according to DOT. The Every School Speed Camera Act bill looks to renew and expand the program.
Pickle ice cream. 2018, what a time to be alive.
Speaking of ice cream, a man in Queens is suing Halo Top because he says they tricked him into eating ice cream that was healthy.
Filming in the city: The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel is at DeKalb and Bond in Brooklyn, The Torture Report with Jon Ham is still in Fort Totten in Queens, Netflix's new Maniac starring Emma Stone and Jonah Hill is filming at Humbolt and Moore St in Brooklyn, Late Night with Mindy Kaling is at 54th and Park, The Kitchen is at 3rd and 116th, Daredevil is along Park Ave, The Deuce is at Amsterdam and W 159th, and TV Land's Younger is at 40th and 5th.
Brooklyn Heights is not amused with all the shows filming in their neighborhood.
The inevitable link between Schneiderman and Trump.
20 NYC Bars with Legitimately Good Food from Eater. The hot dogs at Rudy's Bar & Grill are not on the list.
Is that a chair? The Times Square Design Lab debuted five pieces of street furniture that bring all the confusion of modern art to your butt.
Cynthia Nixon's "marijuana sales licenses as a form of reparation for slavery" comments caught up with her in Bay Ridge.
The Shomrim's Brooklyn South Safety Patrol's president was arrested for allegedly raping a 16-year-old girl. Jacob Daskal stands accused of rape, criminal sex act, forcible touching, child endangerment, and sexual abuse. More from the Times on the Brooklyn South Safety Patrol Shomrim.
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