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  • 2 people died when a small plane crashed in New York

    A small plane crashed and erupted into flames in New York, killing two people. A dog that was also on board survived, police said. The plane went down Saturday morning near Harbes Family Farm in Mattituck after taking off from Long Island MacArthur Airport. There were only two people on the plane along with the dog, the Southold Town Police Department said in a statement. When first responders arrived at the scene, the plane was in flames, and a local farmer found the dog after it escaped the...

    WPLG
  • How 9 People Built an Illegal $5M Airbnb Empire in New York

    City officials say the network converted residential units in 36 buildings, earning more than $5 million for booking 24,330 rooms and housing 63,873 guests.

    www.wired.com
  • WorldPride: New York's best LGBTQ art, heritage and party venues

    As New York gets ready to celebrate WorldPride on 26 June and 50 years since the Stonewall uprising, locals pick cultural spaces, tours and nightlife that embody the city’s queer spirit The Metropolitan Museum is marking Stonewall 50 with a gay-related theme for its annual gala and the exhibit Camp: Notes on Fashion (free with museum ticket; adult $25, under-12 free, until 8 September). LGBT critics such as RuPaul have suggested the show fails to capture the concept of “camp” and I generally...

    the Guardian