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NYPD to Disband Plain Clothes Anti Crime Unit

NYPD to Disband Plain Clothes Anti Crime Unit

The New York City Police Department is disbanding the anti-crime units: plainclothes teams that are tasked at seeking out violent crimes, The New York Times reports. That unit is notable for newsworthy police shootings and has over 600 officers in the unit throughout 77 precincts. Those officers will be reassigned into the detective bureau and […]

NYC Lifts Curfew a Day Ahead of Schedule

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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio lifted the citywide curfew on Sunday morning. This was a day earlier than previously planned, The NY Post reports. “Yesterday and last night we saw the very best of our city. Tomorrow we take the first big step to restart,” he during the briefing. “I made the decision […]

For New York Governor Andrew Cuomo COVID-19 Is His Giuliani 9/11 Moment

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COVID-19 has ravaged the coastlines of the United States. Both New York and California are the two hardest-hit regions. Their governors are also the two biggest non-federal front-liners in the war against the virus. Last Thursday, during one of his daily coronavirus briefings, Gov. Andrew Cuomo admitted that 385 people have died in the state […]

#YangGangNYC Pushes Andrew Yang for Mayor Unless He Goes #BidenorBust

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Mayor Andrew Yang… Has a Ring to It… Former presidential candidate, Andrew Yang might not get the POTUS seat in 2020, but that does not mean he won’t consider an executive position elsewhere. According to Emma O’Connor from Buzzfeed, he told her flat out when she asked about running for mayor of New York City […]

New York’s Webster Hall is Set to Re-Open in Spring 2019

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New York City’s Webster Hall has been under major renovations since closing in April 2017. The concert venue closed out with an explosive headlined show by Action Bronson and announced that they’re re-opening in the Spring. “While we’ve been closed, we have made some venue enhancements and think you will dig them,” the venue said […]

Man Arrested For Selling Over $100M in Bootleg Footwear

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In an almost decade-long fraud scam, a Queens man was arrested in a federal counterfeit ring after bringing over $100M worth of fake shoes into NYC. Federal prosecutors filed a complaint against Hai Long Huang, who authorities say has been sending containers of bootleg Timberland and Ugg boots into New York from China. Through the […]

Supreme & The North Face Unite For a Lady Liberty-Inspired Fall 2019 Collection

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Vibrant color ran rampant throughout the Spring 2019 collaboration between Supreme and The North Face, and now they’ve placed the focus on a staple figure to New York City culture for Fall 2019. Advertisement Utilizing an oversized graphic motif that brings Lady Liberty to the forefront, this outwear-heavy offering embodies all the New York City […]

Big Apple Ballin’: Nike Air Force 1 Low “What The NY”

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Nike has always found a hit with its now-classic “What The” alterations, as we saw most recently with an upcoming Air Jordan 4 colorway arriving later this fall. The latest model to get mixed-and-matched is Nike’s ever-popular Air Force One, and this one was made specifically for New Yorkers in mind. Advertisement Each material and […]

The Bronx Will Honor Stan Lee By Naming a Street After Him

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The major “Phase 4” unveiling from Marvel Studios at San Diego Comic-Con 2019 was the highlight of the week, but of course the moment was slightly bittersweet as Stan Lee couldn’t be there to see it all come to fruition. However, the New York City Council has found a way to honor the deceased comic […]

BAPE Shows Love For the Big Apple With a NYC-Themed Collection

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After showing love to the West Coast last month for BAPE LA’s 1-year anniversary capsule, A Bathing Ape brings it back to the East Coast with a collection dedicated to good ol’ New York City. Advertisement The Ape Head takes a huge bite out of the Big Apple with this extensive set of T-Shirts. Purple […]