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Drama Book Shop Hosts Its Final Event Before Closing

Drama Book Shop Hosts Its Final Event Before Closing On Friday, as the beloved store’s shelves approached emptiness before it relocates, it brought in the playwrights Annie Baker and Amy Herzog for a reading.

Long Island mom arrested for telling cops fake kidnap story

Long Island mom arrested for telling cops fake kidnap story A Hempstead, Long Island, mother has been arrested for concocting a kidnapping story for police as a cover for an injury suffered by her little boy, WPIX reported Saturday. Jeymi…

Handcuffed perp escapes police custody in Brooklyn

Handcuffed perp escapes police custody in Brooklyn Cops were hunting Saturday night for a handcuffed prisoner who slipped out of custody near the Brooklyn House of Detention. The prisoner, identified by cops as Jose, Bisono, 31, bolted from police at…

Thief smiles as he takes MTA bus on joyride to Brooklyn

Thief smiles as he takes MTA bus on joyride to Brooklyn This guy puts the joy in joyride. Police on Saturday night released surveillance photos of the very happy young man who jumped into a parked and empty MTA bus…

The Drama Book Shop Closes 40th Street Location January 20

The Drama Book Shop Closes 40th Street Location January 20 The beloved New York institution will re-open in a new location thanks to the recent acquisition by Lin-Manuel Miranda and his Hamilton collaborators.

Suicide pair were friends who ‘knew they were going to die together’

Suicide pair were friends who ‘knew they were going to die together’ They were inventive avant-garde musicians, close but platonic friends and each deeply depressed. Sad details but no motive emerged Saturday about the couple who checked into a Hell’s…

Basquiat’s family locked in bitter battle over his paintings

Basquiat’s family locked in bitter battle over his paintings It’s not a pretty picture. The work of late painter Jean-Michel Basquiat has fractured a Manhattan family, who are again battling in court over some of his pieces. Belinda Neumann-Donnelly, 52,…