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November 3, 2013
journalofajournalist:

Nothing like seeing the long training of people you love, respect, and admire paying off. (at NYC Marathon)

And we have a winner! According to the ING New York Marathon Instagram account, Geoffrey Mutai wins the 2013 ING New York City Marathon in 2:08.23. For the women’s race, Priscah Jeptoo came in at 2:25.07. Good luck and advance congrats to the rest of the runners still at it. 

journalofajournalist:

Nothing like seeing the long training of people you love, respect, and admire paying off. (at NYC Marathon)

And we have a winner! According to the ING New York Marathon Instagram account, Geoffrey Mutai wins the 2013 ING New York City Marathon in 2:08.23. For the women’s race, Priscah Jeptoo came in at 2:25.07. Good luck and advance congrats to the rest of the runners still at it. 

12:23 // 8 months ago
October 31, 2013
19:29 // 8 months ago
October 13, 2013

Here’s a few laughs on the government shutdown: NBC’s Saturday Night Live performed a “Gravity” skit on the NASA shutdown in the U.S. October 12th. Also, the Statue of Liberty is about to reopen after a new deal approved the move. 

14:55 // 9 months ago
October 7, 2013
18:10 // 9 months ago
September 29, 2013
23:02 // 9 months ago
September 15, 2013
A block away from Times Square, pedestrians witnessed a police shooting Saturday night September 14th, 2013. The NY Daily News reports the NYPD was after a suspect who “simulated a gun in his hands,” the NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly shared. In this pursuit, police shot at him and injured two bystanders, the NYTimes reports. And being the prime spot it is in New York City, Port Authority pedestrians live-tweeted photos and reports of the scene. 

A block away from Times Square, pedestrians witnessed a police shooting Saturday night September 14th, 2013. The NY Daily News reports the NYPD was after a suspect who “simulated a gun in his hands,” the NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly shared. In this pursuit, police shot at him and injured two bystanders, the NYTimes reports. And being the prime spot it is in New York City, Port Authority pedestrians live-tweeted photos and reports of the scene. 

13:00 // 10 months ago
September 1, 2013
The Electric Zoo organizers have worked with City officials to reduce health risks at this event, but in view of these occurrences, the safest course is to cancel the remaining day of the event.
A statement from Mayor Bloomberg and New York City officials • Discussing the cancellation of the final day of the Electric Zoo electronic music festival after two festival-goers died of suspected MDMA overdoses. The festival, with drew more than 100,000 people last year, suffered at least four other suspected overdoses during its first two days.
16:59 // 10 months ago
August 28, 2013
14:43 // 11 months ago
August 20, 2013
nydailynews:

A 22-year-old woman lost her foot when a cab struck her in Midtown Manhattan late Tuesday morning. She was eating a hot dog.
"I ran with ice and a bucket. We put the foot in the bucket. There was a lot of blood.”
Dr. Oz, whose office is nearby, was on the scene.
(Photo: @BraddJaffy Twitter)

This is crazy. Let’s hope that they can help her out.

nydailynews:

A 22-year-old woman lost her foot when a cab struck her in Midtown Manhattan late Tuesday morning. She was eating a hot dog.

"I ran with ice and a bucket. We put the foot in the bucket. There was a lot of blood.”

Dr. Oz, whose office is nearby, was on the scene.

(Photo: @BraddJaffy Twitter)

This is crazy. Let’s hope that they can help her out.

13:06 // 11 months ago
August 14, 2013
It is economically and socially just to tax it. We can eliminate some of the criminal nature that surrounds the drug and obtain revenue from it.
New York City Comptroller (and mayoral candidate) John Liu • Suggesting that the city decriminalize marijuana for recreational use, tax it, and use the legalization as a revenue-generating tool. The plan would have to be approved by state legislators, but that’s certainly a nice big talker for Liu’s campaign—something he announced exclusively to the Associated Press. The Sanjay Gupta effect continues.
8:31 // 11 months ago