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  The Bay Ridge Model Railroad Club has been saved from near-death by a miniature-locomotive enthusiast, who has kindly laid the necessary track to move the tiny trains from its current home in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, to the T...

Because you're looking for a murderous pet bird, check out today's end-of-day links: Bridget Anne Kelly calls Christie a bully, Michael Cohen's phone call with Tom Arnold, best relationship advice, cold grocery store sushi, and cat who loves music. [...

In 2015, the HBO mini-series The Jinx put Manhattan real estate tycoon Robert Durst, and his multiple criminal allegations, under the microscope. But the way the engrossing series ended left even the most skeptical viewers slack-jawed. After a tense...

At least four people were injured after multiple manhole explosions in Manhattan on Wednesday. And one of those explosions was even captured on camera as an NBC reporter set up for a live shot to cover the initial manhole fire. Watch how anchor and r...

  Michael De Feo, also known as The Flower Guy, has been wheat-pasting and painting on the streets of New York for 25 years. This month, Abrams published Flowers, a book documenting his street art and indoor paintings, wit...

Police say that 42 (!) LinkNYC kiosks were damaged by the same person over a week. A video shows the suspect approaching the kiosk with a brick and then throwing it at the "payphone of the future"—prompting the screen over the camera to shatter...

Having tired of terrorizing the subway (but probably not), a pack of diseased raccoons has laid siege to a stretch of Queens homes. These furry interlopers have taken up residence in an abandoned house on the 104-00 block of 164th Street, brawling in...