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03.11.14 Andy Cush

DNAinfo reports on the demise Tamara Blaine, who was allegedly killed after receiving silicone butt implants at a pay-by-the-hour hotel. Tamira Mobley, 28, was arrested Monday and accused of killing Tamara Blaine, who was found convulsing on a bed inside a second-floor room at the Liberty Inn Hotel, 51 Tenth Avenue, about 12:33PM July 8, police said. Blaine, whose […]

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10.11.13 Bucky Turco

As was expected, the next piece of Banksy’s “Better Out Than In” series is this truck full of squealing stuffed animals. It’s called The Sirens of the Lambs, and it’s apparently going to be rolling through the Meatpacking District today. The audio guide isn’t working for us, but we’ll update if and when it does. UPDATE:The truck […]

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08.27.12 Joshua Rivera

Not like we didn’t see it coming or anything. Weischel Beef has moved out of the place of business where it has been for the past 45 years. Now that their lease at 525 Washington Street has run out and building owners TF Cornerstone want to convert the space into another high end retail spot, […]

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10.11.10 Lauri Apple

The “rape-rap nix” is neither a new dance move nor a form of anti-rape hip-hop—it’s simply the latest in headline magic by those alliteration alchemists at the New York Post, makers of the sext blitz (seen here), Surrender Monkeys, STAB BABY, and other catchy phrases. […]

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06.03.10 Bucky Turco

After surviving a brief scuffle with illegally placed NPA billboards, Conor Harrington’s mural in the Meatpacking District was once again attacked for advertising purposes and this time with paint for some hair loss company. So is the way of the streets, but it’s still kind of irksome when a brand is doing the buffing and […]

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11.11.09 Cajun Boy

Ever since it opened, the New York Post has derided The Standard hotel in the Meatpacking District as a sex-filled den of hedonism, mainly because it has big windows that hotel guests have been known to occasionally bone each other in front of, as if The Standard is the only hotel in the history of […]

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08.04.09 Will Sherman

NPA City Outdoor continues flouting rarely enforced laws, stepping up their illegal advertising assault in the Meatpacking District. Luna Park points out the corner of West 13th Street and Washington Street where the unlawful outdoor ad company recently installed one of their newest illegal billboards. The building at 437 West 13th Street has no permits […]

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06.18.09 Will Sherman

While the High Line park is by no means perfect, the criticisms collected by Oobject are perhaps the weakest and most irrelevant we’ve ever heard. Among their complaints: the new park isn’t lit up with gaudy lights, there are no plants in an area that doesn’t see sunlight, it’s longer than it is wide, and […]

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Will Sherman

Zagat’s latest nightlife survey offers some unsurprising insight into how New Yorkers are coping with the recession: they’re not going out as much and likely drowning their sorrows at home. Most of the 6,000 New Yorkers surveyed claimed to cut their nightlife habits by going out and spending less at cheaper bars and clubs. The […]

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06.15.09 Bucky Turco

If you haven’t seen the High Line yet, but are still determined to go, the weekends might not be the best time to swing by, Sunday afternoons at around 2:30PM in particular. This was the scene yesterday at the Gansevoort entrance, with long lines wrapping around the corner. The park was at fireproof capacity, forcing […]

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