Since the tragedy of September 11 took place over 18 years back, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has donated various items from the WTC to be displayed in public spaces around the country.
the top section of the antenna from the North Tower of the World Trade Center which had been on display at a Washington D.C. museum is being put in storage“, according to Gothamist. Continue reading DC Museum Closing, Won’t Give Part Of World Trade Center To 9/11 Museum →
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The TSA finds lots of interesting things in people’s luggage. Recently, a
(which was legal). They also 20 pound lobster was discovered ! Dangerous items like blocked a giant Teddy bear from flying and Lucille from the Walking Dead have also been discovered. a 3-D printed gun
If you’re not sure if an item is allowed to be carried on or even placed in a checked bag, you can
. ask the TSA through Facebook Messenger
Recently, the TSA found a gun smartly hidden in a checked bag at the airport.
Continue reading TSA Finds Gun Hidden In Suitcase Lining →
Uber changed the game in a big way for those who are looking for a potentially better option than a traditional taxi.
The company offers competitive prices but has had some trouble recently. For instance, an
. executive stepped down due to sexual contact with an employee . CEO Travis Kalanick was also caught on camera verbally abusing a driver
So how did one passenger get a lifetime ban?
Continue reading Woman Deservedly Receives Lifetime Ban from Uber →
A man smuggled endangered turtles into JFK Airport through the international mail facility in an interesting way.
The Queens man hid the turtles in packages labeled as snacks!
Continue reading Endangered Turtles Labeled As Snacks Smuggled Into JFK Airport →
Visiting the big city can be scary and overwhelming for some and one NYC tourist had a bit of bad (and good) luck recently.
The man, 23 year old Connor Rasmussen came to New York to propose to his girlfriend. While out celebrating his engagement he got stabbed in the back of his head!
Continue reading NYC Tourist Stabbed in Head in Midtown →
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You definitely need to be careful if you invite somebody back to your hotel room that you just met.
One man is now paying the price for inviting a special someone that he met at a lounge back to his NYC hotel.
Continue reading Man’s $18,000 Rolex Stolen from NYC Hotel →
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This is just one strange story…
The owner of the Dream Hotel NYC is wanted by the NYPD for a pretty disgusting crime. Vikram Chatwal allegedly lit two dogs on fire outside his SoHo home.
Continue reading Dream Hotel NYC Owner Wanted for Burning Dogs in SoHo →
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The first time I ever saw those Love Locks on a bridge was somewhere in the Baltics around 10 years back. (I’m pretty sure that it was in Latvia.)
It’s definitely common to see them on bridges all around the world but one city now has a warning for tourists. If you’re visiting NYC you might want to follow a message not to put locks on the Brooklyn Bridge.
Continue reading This Is Now Illegal On The Brooklyn Bridge →
Early in 2016 I wrote about a very interesting and potentially useful communications network coming to New York City called LinkNYC.
The systems were to provide free WiFi, charging ports, phone calls around the country and more. Due to some pretty disgusting reasons, one feature was recently removed from LinkNYC.
Continue reading LinkNYC: No More Web Search from Kiosks Due To Porn & Masturbation →