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Man Shot In Brooklyn, Orders Uber To Get To Hospital Instead Of 911

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When we need a ride share service, Uber is our first choice. The prices are pretty fair and the app is pretty reliable.

We’ve used Uber during trip in India, Azerbaijan, Portugal and various other countries.

A few years back, an Uber drive got an assist in a drug bust. This morning the ride share was summoned to help after another crime. Continue reading Man Shot In Brooklyn, Orders Uber To Get To Hospital Instead Of 911

Oops! Couple Orders $18 Wine, Served $2,000 Bordeaux at Balthazar NYC

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A couple dining at Balthazar in NYC got a pretty sweet deal when they ordered the cheapest bottle of wine on the menu.

Rather than get served the $18 bottle of wine they ordered, they were brought the restaurant’s most expensive bottle, a $2,000 Bordeaux! Continue reading Oops! Couple Orders $18 Wine, Served $2,000 Bordeaux at Balthazar NYC

Here’s How Mall Visits With Santa Will Be In 2020 Due To COVID

SantaVisiting Santa at the mall is a yearly tradition for many but it’s going to be quite different this year thanks to COVID-19.

While my family doesn’t celebrate Christmas, Lucas was excited to take a (free) photo with Santa at Kohl’s a few years back. (We’ve also met him on a few other occasions, most memorably at the Eiffel Tower during winter break 2018.) Continue reading Here’s How Mall Visits With Santa Will Be In 2020 Due To COVID

Oh Shit! The Motel From Schitt’s Creek Will Soon Be For Sale!

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Since the pandemic started the amount of time I spend watching Netflix has definitely increased.

While I rarely watch comedies, Schitt’s Creek is a show I highly recommend. I’m currently in the middle of watching the final season of the show.

For those of you familiar with Schitt’s Creek, you know that the Rosebud Motel is the place where a good chunk of the show takes place. Continue reading Oh Shit! The Motel From Schitt’s Creek Will Soon Be For Sale!

Pooping To Be Officially Banned By NYC MTA On Buses & Subways

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It’s safe to say that the majority of us would assume that pooping on subways and busses is not allowed.

However, NYC’s MTA (Metropolitan Transportation Authority) was “slated to formally ban defecating on its subways, buses and transit facilities during its meeting“, according to the New York Post. Continue reading Pooping To Be Officially Banned By NYC MTA On Buses & Subways

Queen Elizabeth Is Selling Buckingham Palace Gin To Raise Money

Buckingham Palace
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I didn’t realize that the Queen of England was in the liquor business…

Lonely Planet reports that, “Buckingham Palace, Queen Elizabeth II’s residence in London, has released a gin that’s infused with 12 botanicals hand-picked straight from the palace’s gardens.” Continue reading Queen Elizabeth Is Selling Buckingham Palace Gin To Raise Money