Summer Friday Edition of the Briefly for May 18, 2018 – Subway Weekend Woes, The Best Fried Chicken Sandwiches, Staten Island Won't Be Cool, and More
This weekend's subway service changes are worse than usual. Disruptions on the 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, A, C, E, D, F, M, N, and R.
Brooklyn is ready for a lot of shit before the Brooklyn Half.
The best fried chicken sandwiches in the city, rated by Gothamist.
The MTA and Unbound, a sex toy company, had a stare down and the MTA blinked first.
Staten Island remains un-chill about marijuana prosecution.
Something for Everyone by Mark Ittleman via Flickr
An unemployed man in Norwood is challenging New York's law about non-anonymous lottery winners.
This apartment's amenities include a million dollar yacht, two Rolls Royce Phantoms, a Lamborghini, court side season tickets to the Brooklyn Nets, a live-in butler, weekly dinner for two at Daniel Bolud’s restaurant Daniel for a year, a Hamptons mansion rental for the summer, a private chef for a year, and a trip to space for two. Common charges are a low $6,000 a month.
After 17 years in prison, John Bunn was fully exonerated of murder charges. The blame falls on retired NYPD Det. Louis Scarcella, who is accused of framing dozens of Brooklyn men in the 1990s for crimes they didn't commit.
A short film about Milton Glaser, the creator of the I Heart NY symbol.
The Sheep Meadow, Central Park, New York City, USA. by Roland Turner via Flickr
Filming Around Town: The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel at W 44th and 6th, Billions (Paul Giamatti) at Reade and W Broadway, and Late Night (Mindy Kaling) at 54th and Park. https://www.onlocationvacations.com/2018/05/18/friday-may-18-filming-locations-for-marvelous-mrs-maisel-bachelor-in-paradise-billions-valley-of-the-boom-more/
One man's trash is another man's garden. The NY Times look at David Scalza's garden/art installation on W 56th between 9th and 10th.
Take a behind the scenes tour of Washington Height's beautifully ornate United Palace Theatre with 6sqft.
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