The Briefly for July 20, 2018 – The Steam Pipe Explosion, LaGuardia's $8 Billion Overhaul, Ice Cream Breakfast Sandwich, and More
Looking to picnic this weekend? Curbed has the seven best parks to host a summer picnic.
Playground Coffee’s non-profit roots lay in Bed Stuy’s Home Depot driving Zenat Begum's father's hardware store out of business.
amNY guides you through spending a day in East New York.
The danger from Thursday’s steam pipe explosion comes from the asbestos shot into the air, contaminating anyone and anything it touched. Anyone who was nearby needs to have their clothing decontaminated and hopefully you’ve taken a shower since it happened.
There’s a street in Queens that’s just named “Boulevard.” Sure, why not?
An Open Hydrant on 3rd Street
LaGuardia’s $8 billion overhaul is making headway. Thankfully the subway system has picked up the slack as the city’s ongoing sad punchline.
Filming around town: Erase w/Denis Leary is at North Dr and 144th St in Queens, HBO's Crashing w.Pete Holmes is at Bleecker and 6th Ave The Deuce w/James Franco is at Knickerbocker Ave and Harrison Place in Brooklyn, Tell Me A Story w/Kim Cattrall is at Court St and Remsen in Brooklyn, Awkwafina (Music video we assume? )is at 21st Ave and Crescent St in Queens, CBS' Bull is around Varick St and Franklin St, God Friended Me is at 86th and York, and John Wick 3 w/Keanu Reeves is at Water and Wall St.
"The pros outweigh the cons" when it comes to legal marijuana, according to State Health Commissioner Dr. Howard Zucker.
Brokelyn's summer bucket list is a good place to start when planning the rest of your summer.
The Color Factory will be the next place your friends will go to look interesting on the internet.
Forget your egg and cheese, Pasta Flyer's Sicilian Breakfast Sandwich features vanilla, chocolate, and strawberry gelato on a mini brioche bun.
The NYPD has to start a pilot program to determine if it should be recording all encounters with civilians as a result of a lawsuit over the city's stop-and-frisk policies.
The City Council passed a bill this week to end the practice of charging Riders inmates for domestic phone calls. Inmates paid $8 million last year oh phone calls.
A two-way toll on the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge would drastically reduce traffic congestion in Lower Manhattan.
A Week In New York City On $25/Hour. Filed under "have you seen this shit?"
The city filled one of the potholes that artist Jim Bachor covered with a tile mosaic of Donald Trump, in seeming record time after the mosaic received media attention.
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