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A Twist in the Murder of a 97-Year-Old Man: He Was Knifed 5 Decades Ago
Offbeat  (tags: offbeat, strange, weird, New York City, NY, murder, unusual, crime, homocide )

- 98 days ago -
Out of nowhere, Mr. Ciccarello felt a blow to the back, his daughter Mary Paloglou said, recalling the story she had heard through the years. He hurried from the attacker toward an uptown train, but the pain spread fast.
A History of New York in 50 Objects - Photos
Offbeat  (tags: americans, NY, pictures, news, interesting, humans, culture )

- 973 days ago -
Inspired by "A History of the World in 100 Objects," the British Museum's BBC radio series and book, we recruited historians and museum curators to identify 50 objects that could embody the narrative of New York.
Larry the 17-Pound Lobster Freed in Long Island Sound - National Pet Rescue | Examiner.Com
Offbeat  (tags: LOBSTER, NY, water, wildlife, oceans, nature, GoodNews, unusual, odd, news, off-beat, humans, interesting )

Dianne Ly
- 1008 days ago -
A lobster is rarely considered a pet, nor do many people consider rescuing them, but Thursday was a special day of redemption for a 17-pound lobster who for 70 years avoided lobster traps and nets.
New Year's Eve 2011: Celebrations Around The World (PHOTOS)
Offbeat  (tags: New Year's Eve, celebrations, NY, Times Square, Dick Clark, Big Ball, New Zealand, Australia, Asia, Europe, S.America )

- 1218 days ago -
NEW YORK -- With glittering fireworks and star-studded celebrations from New Zealand to Times Square, the world eagerly welcomed a new year and hoped for a better future Saturday, saying goodbye to a year full of hurricanes, tsunamis and economic....
A Pack of Cigarettes in New York City Now Costs $11
Offbeat  (tags: cigarettes, $11 a pack, NY )

- 1777 days ago -
Where there's smoke, there's taxes -- especially for New Yorkers. In an emergency budget move officials say will generate $440 million in revenue, the state legislature just passed a bill that gives New York the highest cigarette taxes in the country.
100-Year-Old Sex Offender Unrepentant/Remains a Threat to Children Even at Advanced Age
Offbeat  (tags: Buffalo, NY, Theodore Sypnier, Tonawanda, Pedophiles, Reverend Terry King of Saving Grace Mini )

- 1970 days ago -
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - A 100-year-old sex offender, convicted of molesting children, has been released from prison.But authorities say don't let his age fool you.
New York
Offbeat  (tags: NY, New York, amazing, goodnews, interesting, photos, technology, unusual )

- 2152 days ago -
Please check this, wow!!!!
Catch Me If You Can...And They Did : High-Living Italian Con Man, Aka Vatican 'Chief Financial Officer', Downed In NY Court
Offbeat  (tags: Raffaello Follieri, brazen dude, jet set, lifestyle, financed, fraud, swindle, con man, prominent figures, Bill Clinton, tabloid-press fixture, indictment, eleven counts, 20 yrs/count, NY )

- 2501 days ago -
Wooed investors by claiming he met Pope whenever in Rome & Manhattan apartment -$37,000/month- was needed to host visiting Vatican officials. Robes of senior clergymen found in NY office. Offered to 'deliver' Catholic vote to Hillary. Bail set at $21M
Difference Between Paris and NY
Offbeat  (tags: paris, difference, ny, funny )

- 2613 days ago -
Here you can see the most important difference between New York City and Paris...
Offbeat  (tags: Kidnapping, Rochester, Greece, NY )

- 2630 days ago -
Dan Pandina finds strange things almost every day. He makes his living flipping old, rundown houses. It's a letter he found in this house on Forgham Road in Greece that stopped him in his tracks. "It fell out from above the joist. I believe it was

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