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NY Governor Andrew Cuomo Slammed By Opponent Over $1 Million Cadillac Office Grant

The one million dollars that New York Governor Andrew Cuomo granted to Cadillac in order to renovate its SoHo headquarters didn’t sit well with everyone. GOP gubernatorial candidate Marc Molinaro criticized the governor today, calling the grant “preposterous.”Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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A Brief Reminder That Cars Catch On Fire Like All The Time Holy Shit Look At That Car It Is The Fuck On Fire

Read car news website all day and you’ll get the impression that the only cars to ever catch on fire are Ferraris (all the time), Teslas (in wrecks), Fiskers (in your garage) or Lamborghini (when people rev them standing still). This is not the case. All kinds of cars catch fire, like this one right […]

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Elements NYC returns with stacked 2018 lineup topped by Bassnectar, Emancipator and more

BangOn!NYC‘s beloved Elements Music & Art Festival brand is returning to its Bronx home at Hunts Point this year for the event’s fifth installment, and this time, they’re gearing up for their biggest outing to date with newly reimagined programming for the summer shakedown. Returning with four elemental-themed stages and New York’s iconic skyline views […]

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‘At Least Two Dead’ After Helicopter Crashes In New York City’s East River

Around 7:15 p.m. this evening, a Eurocopter AS350 crashed into New York City’s East River, according to eyewitnesses and reports. Video from a bystander shows the helicopter going into the water and starting to sink. A spokesman for New York Mayor Bill de Blasio confirmed that two died in the crash. Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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The Short, Sad, Corrupt Life Of New York’s Elevated West Side Highway

December 15, 1973, was a chilly and cloudy day in New York City. The city’s fortunes had already begun to take a downturn. A single dump truck, overloaded with more than nine tons of asphalt, rumbled down the old elevated West Side Highway, which promptly collapsed. And in a moment of almost hilarious corruption that…Read […]

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I Almost Feel Bad For The Guys Who Broke This Navy Helicopter

We’ve all been there, circling the parking lot, looking for just the right spot. And then you hit a curb, and you feel very dumb. I imagine that’s exactly how these U.S. Navy pilots felt after knocking off their $21 million MH-60S Seahawk’s tailwheel while trying to park at a New York City heliport.Read more… […]

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