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Irish construction supervisor killed in New York crane accident
# Manhattan
# Manhattan

Irish construction supervisor killed in New York crane accident

Apr 25th 2015, 3:20 PM 67,715 Views 23 Comments

The man has been named as Trevor Loftus from Pallaskenry in Limerick.

This is what it will look like inside a lift in the new World Trade Centre
# Going Up
# Going Up

This is what it will look like inside a lift in the new World Trade Centre

Apr 21st 2015, 8:33 PM 24,361 Views 10 Comments

It includes the destroyed Twin Towers.

New York fire: Three critically injured after East Village building collapse
# Latest
# Latest

New York fire: Three critically injured after East Village building collapse

Mar 26th 2015, 8:40 PM 25,552 Views 32 Comments

More than 130 firefighters responded.

Manhattan surrounded by ice is the craziest - and most beautiful - thing you'll see today
# Frozen Apple
# Frozen Apple

Manhattan surrounded by ice is the craziest - and most beautiful - thing you'll see today

Feb 25th 2015, 3:30 PM 57,406 Views 50 Comments

You thought we had it bad?

Son shoots hedge fund boss father in argument over allowance
# Upper East Side
# Upper East Side

Son shoots hedge fund boss father in argument over allowance

Jan 6th 2015, 2:24 PM 21,957 Views 36 Comments

Thomas Gilbert Junior has been arrested for the killing of his father, Thomas Sr.

Limerick man sues Bloomberg for linking him to rhino horn gang
# Rathkeale Rovers
# Rathkeale Rovers

Limerick man sues Bloomberg for linking him to rhino horn gang

Jan 1st 2015, 6:28 PM 17,334 Views 0 Comments

He’s claiming he was defamed in an article published last year.

PHOTOS: Have a look inside this billionaire's unbelievable Manhattan penthouse
# Could I Use Your Toilet For A Second?
# Could I Use Your Toilet For A Second?

PHOTOS: Have a look inside this billionaire's unbelievable Manhattan penthouse

Dec 20th 2014, 6:30 PM 52,053 Views 70 Comments

We’ll happily sleep on the pool table.

"I can’t breathe": New York protesters shout Eric Garner's final words
# Eric Garner
# Eric Garner

"I can’t breathe": New York protesters shout Eric Garner's final words

Dec 5th 2014, 7:59 AM 11,581 Views 85 Comments

Father of six Eric Garner died after being placed in a chokehold by a white police officer.

This Manhattan 'Sky Loft' is on the market for $48 million. Want to see inside?
# Property Porn
# Property Porn

This Manhattan 'Sky Loft' is on the market for $48 million. Want to see inside?

Jul 12th 2014, 5:30 PM 36,600 Views 31 Comments

Of course you do.

Irish woman run over by three New York subway trains, walks away with a broken shoulder
# Luck Of The Irish
# Luck Of The Irish

Irish woman run over by three New York subway trains, walks away with a broken shoulder

Jun 30th 2014, 10:45 PM 49,063 Views 61 Comments

The 22-year-old managed to roll between the tracks.

Oldest man in the world dies in New York
# RIP
# RIP

Oldest man in the world dies in New York

Jun 9th 2014, 5:21 PM 32,737 Views 13 Comments

Speaking to US television about the secret of his long life, he had quipped: “I don’t know, I simply didn’t die earlier.”

Here's what the inside of this iconic New York skyscraper looks like
# Property Porn
# Property Porn

Here's what the inside of this iconic New York skyscraper looks like

Jun 7th 2014, 5:00 PM 28,265 Views 13 Comments

The Woolworth Building was once the tallest skyscraper in the world and takes up a full city block.

Irish families discover their past in hidden New York cemetery
# Hart Island
# Hart Island

Irish families discover their past in hidden New York cemetery

Apr 21st 2014, 8:30 PM 53,121 Views 14 Comments

There are many Irish among the one million buried souls in the forbidden island cemetery near the Bronx.

New York nightclubs are now holding parties for under 12s
# Only In America
# Only In America

New York nightclubs are now holding parties for under 12s

Apr 19th 2014, 10:30 AM 11,826 Views 16 Comments

Yes, under 12s. There is also a nine-year-old DJ.

Court reporter fired for repeatedly typing 'I hate my job' instead of case dialogue
# Not My Type
From The Daily Edge
# Not My Type

Court reporter fired for repeatedly typing 'I hate my job' instead of case dialogue

Apr 4th 2014, 2:00 PM 2,634 Views 4 Comments

Pages and pages of this: “I hate my job. I hate my job. I hate my job. I hate my job…”

Photos: This is how Times Square looked with the lights off last night
# New York City
# New York City

Photos: This is how Times Square looked with the lights off last night

Mar 30th 2014, 6:03 PM 29,767 Views 14 Comments

New York City looked very different with the lights out.

This student is building an epic replica of Manhattan inside Minecraft
# Er Wow
# Er Wow

This student is building an epic replica of Manhattan inside Minecraft

Mar 17th 2014, 11:00 AM 23,250 Views 31 Comments

Talk about building blocks…

Fifth person dies after Manhattan building collapse
# Explosion
# Explosion

Fifth person dies after Manhattan building collapse

Mar 13th 2014, 9:03 AM 8,290 Views 0 Comments

The death toll is expected to rise as the search goes on through the rubble of the two buildings.

Two killed, 18 injured in New York gas explosion and building collapse
# New York
# New York

Two killed, 18 injured in New York gas explosion and building collapse

Mar 12th 2014, 2:36 PM 27,472 Views 16 Comments

The cause of the blast is still unclear but locals said it was so powerful it knocked groceries off the shelves of nearby stores.

Bit-convicts? Online exchangers charged with money laundering
# End Of The Silk Road
# End Of The Silk Road

Bit-convicts? Online exchangers charged with money laundering

Jan 27th 2014, 6:07 PM 10,154 Views 38 Comments

Robert Faiella, also known as ‘BTCKing’, and Charlie Shrem were arrested by DEA officers in Manhattan.

American Apparel launches mannequins with visible pubic hair
# Hair Down There
From The Daily Edge
# Hair Down There

American Apparel launches mannequins with visible pubic hair

Jan 17th 2014, 4:14 PM 8,400 Views 8 Comments

And lots of it.

Spider-Man Checking Out Confetti in Times Square Pic of the Day
# Pic Of The Day
# Pic Of The Day

Spider-Man Checking Out Confetti in Times Square Pic of the Day

Dec 29th 2013, 5:55 PM 11,844 Views 6 Comments

Go Spidey.

This is what was lost when Penn Station was demolished 50 years ago
# Grandeur
# Grandeur

This is what was lost when Penn Station was demolished 50 years ago

Nov 2nd 2013, 8:30 AM 33,207 Views 18 Comments

The station – second only to Grand Central in New York – was razed to the ground in 1963.

Teenage girl found carrying foetus around Manhattan lingerie store
# New York
# New York

Teenage girl found carrying foetus around Manhattan lingerie store

Oct 18th 2013, 5:31 PM 40,229 Views 95 Comments

NYPD officials say that the girl claimed to have given birth the day before and “didn’t know what to do” with the remains.

These photos offer a stunning glimpse into 1940s New York
# Manhattan
# Manhattan

These photos offer a stunning glimpse into 1940s New York

Oct 13th 2013, 9:45 AM 26,395 Views 43 Comments

Some aspects of New York City have remained unchanged over the course of 75 years.

Latest New York hotel craze? The 'outdoor bedroom'
# Sleeping Under Stars
# Sleeping Under Stars

Latest New York hotel craze? The 'outdoor bedroom'

Aug 5th 2013, 7:00 PM 21,158 Views 18 Comments

It’s a combination of ‘glamping’ and reclaiming rooftops in the vertical city – but this being Manhattan, it will cost you.

Top Colombian drug lord charged in New York
# Drug Lord
# Drug Lord

Top Colombian drug lord charged in New York

Jul 10th 2013, 7:37 PM 9,517 Views 15 Comments

Daniel “El Loco” Barrera stands accused of having produced and distributed up to 400 tons of cocaine a year, illegally smuggling part of it into the United States.

Photos: The hidden world under New York City streets as new subway is built
# Concrete Jungle
# Concrete Jungle

Photos: The hidden world under New York City streets as new subway is built

Jun 22nd 2013, 8:30 PM 28,038 Views 25 Comments

A lot of attention has been paid to the construction of One World Trade Centre in NYC – but an equally massive construction project has been taking place under the city’s streets.

Police dog breaks four teeth after being kicked in the mouth catching an attacker
# Ruff Justice
# Ruff Justice

Police dog breaks four teeth after being kicked in the mouth catching an attacker

Jun 22nd 2013, 6:00 PM 12,971 Views 36 Comments

The NYPD dog called Bear is nursing his canines after the attack.

Harper Lee sues agent's son-in-law over copyright of To Kill a Mockingbird
# Lawyer Up
# Lawyer Up

Harper Lee sues agent's son-in-law over copyright of To Kill a Mockingbird

May 4th 2013, 12:21 PM 10,978 Views 14 Comments

The 87-year-old author alleges her agent’s son-in-law took advantage of her declining health to get her to assign the book’s copyright to him.

This amazing magazine cover is officially the best of 2012
# Spreading The News
# Spreading The News

This amazing magazine cover is officially the best of 2012

May 2nd 2013, 2:54 PM 20,044 Views 13 Comments

New York Magazine photographers took ‘between 2,000 and 2,500 shots’ during Hurricane Sandy. This was the best.

12 years later, large piece of 9/11 airplane found in New York
# 11 September
# 11 September

12 years later, large piece of 9/11 airplane found in New York

Apr 27th 2013, 1:04 PM 33,684 Views 169 Comments

Authorities said it will not be removed until the area has been thoroughly examined.

Boston bombers were planning New York attack
# Times Square
# Times Square

Boston bombers were planning New York attack

Apr 25th 2013, 7:39 PM 20,025 Views 143 Comments

The plan was to go to Manhattan three days after the Boston Marathon.

Photos: Here’s what a €95 million apartment in New York looks like
# Property Porn
# Property Porn

Photos: Here’s what a €95 million apartment in New York looks like

Apr 14th 2013, 6:30 PM 67,859 Views 81 Comments

The penthouse apartment at the Pierre Hotel is on the market – and if it sells, it will set a new record for a New York City gaff.

PHOTOS: Views from the 100th floor of the new World Trade Center
# World Trade Center
# World Trade Center

PHOTOS: Views from the 100th floor of the new World Trade Center

Apr 3rd 2013, 9:35 AM 18,898 Views 56 Comments

Don’t look down. Though you should. But also, don’t.

'Cannibal cop' accused of plotting to torture victims weeps at end of trial
# Cannibal Cop
# Cannibal Cop

'Cannibal cop' accused of plotting to torture victims weeps at end of trial

Mar 7th 2013, 8:49 PM 14,170 Views 26 Comments

Former police officer Gilberto Valle, 28, is accused of conspiracy to kidnap young women, including his wife, whom he would then torture, kill and eat.

New York City extols virtues of small apartments
# Living Space
# Living Space

New York City extols virtues of small apartments

Jan 26th 2013, 10:30 AM 17,769 Views 11 Comments

Population of NYC is due to grow by 600,000 inhabitants by 2030 – and new ‘state-of-the-art’ but tiny apartments are deemed to be one way of easing the squash.

Upscale NYC couple arrested after bomb making equipment found
# Bomb
# Bomb

Upscale NYC couple arrested after bomb making equipment found

Jan 2nd 2013, 10:57 AM 11,146 Views 7 Comments

The woman, who is a doctor’s daughter and has just given birth, shocked neighbours in her picturesque Manhattan village.

Brother of Bernie Madoff gets 10 years for role in Ponzi scheme
# Peter Paid-off
# Peter Paid-off

Brother of Bernie Madoff gets 10 years for role in Ponzi scheme

Dec 21st 2012, 9:36 AM 2,777 Views 9 Comments

Peter Madoff is jailed after a plea bargain with prosecutors, for helping to falsify his brother’s corporate accounts.