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Seven New York Siblings Held Captive In Their Apartment For 14 Years Learned About Life Watching Movies
Offbeat  (tags: captive, television, siblings, new york, corrupt )

- 13 days ago -
The seven New York siblings were kept indoors by their father Oscar, a Peruvian immigrant and Hare Krishna devotee. Oscar was reportedly so convinced that the outside world would corrupt his beloved kids that he kept them under lock and key for nearly a d
Cat Revived After Being Found in Snow and Ice on New York Roadside
Offbeat  (tags: cat, frozen, back to life, New York )

- 18 days ago -
Following the discovery of a "zombie cat" that stirred up social media a few weeks ago, a cat that initially appeared to be frozen in snow and ice on the side of a New York road now seems on the way back to health.
As Hershey's Launches a Legal Battle to Drive Cadbury Out of New York
Offbeat  (tags: Chocolate, cadburys, Great Britain, Hershey's, New York )

- 38 days ago -
Earlier this week US confectionery giant Hershey's declared legal war on its British counterpart for allegedly making their goods too similar to those favoured by American consumers.
At New York's Cat Café, You Can Drink Coffee and Commune With Cats -- as Long as You Have a Reservation
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, off-beat, news, cats, cafe, coffee, New York )

- 43 days ago -
New York isn't known as a city that lags behind on global trends. Yet it took 16 years after the first cat café opened in Taipei for the public marriage of coffee and cat to be formalized here.
Are NY Police Turning Their Back on Crime?
Offbeat  (tags: Police, Crime Fighting, Policing, New York, USA )

- 54 days ago -
If you're inclined to park illegally, or jump a red light, or exceed the speed limit, has there ever been a better time to be in New York?
New York Killings: The Price of 'Anti-Police' Rhetoric?
Offbeat  (tags: Shootings, Police, Anti-Police, New York, USA )

- 66 days ago -
Following the murder of two police officers by a man who had posted anti-police messages and protest hashtags in the hours before the assault, relations between the police and activists in New York City have gone from bad to worse.
De Blasio Sacrifices Jobs To Liberate NYC Horses From 'Tortured' Lives
Offbeat  (tags: new york, horse carriages, mayor, de blasio, vbanned, horses )

- 90 days ago -
At the urging of an animal-rights group who donated a million dollars to his reelection campaign, Mayor Bill De Blasio will announce a bill this month that would ban horse-drawn carriages in New York City by 2016.
VIDEO - Only on the Streets of New York...
Offbeat  (tags: New York, manhattan, Marionette )

- 101 days ago -
Marionette in Manhattan - still worth watching one year later!
Firefighters Carry Person Through Snow
Offbeat  (tags: Buffalo, New York, firefighters, NYFD, carry, person, video )

- 104 days ago -
Many people are unable to get around on the roads because of all the snow.
Dead Bear Cub Found in CENTRAL PARK and NYPD Is Investigating Animal Cruelty
Offbeat  (tags: Bear cub, Central Park, New York, USA, animal cruelty, dead bear cub )

- 147 days ago -
A dead bear cub has been found in New York's Central Park Monday morning - and the New York Police Department is investigating it as a case of animal cruelty.
Rare British Guiana Stamp Sets Record at New York Auction
Offbeat  (tags: Auction, Sotheby's, Stamp, British Guiana, New York, USA )

- 258 days ago -
A very rare 19th Century postage stamp from a former British colony in South America has sold for a record $9.5m (£5.6m) at auction in New York. It took only two minutes for the British Guiana one-cent magenta stamp to be sold to an anonymous bidder,
Ruins on New York's Abandoned Island Reclaimed By Nature
Offbeat  (tags: Ruins, Nature, Abandoned island, New York, USA )

- 285 days ago -
It's one of New York's best kept secrets. Lying in plain sight of the city is an island which no one has inhabited for more than 50 years.
Going Down To The River   video
Offbeat  (tags: Doug Seegers, musician, homeless, Nashville, Magnus Carlson, Jill Johnson, New York, talented, Sweden )

- 354 days ago -
Doug Seegers is a homeless street musician born in New York who lives in Nashville. A truly talented musician that deserves to get a roof over his head. Help him become famous by spreading the word and purchasing the song he wrote. The link is below.
Sapling From Anne Frank's Chestnut Tree Soon To Come To 9/11 Memorial
Offbeat  (tags: anne frank, chestnut tree, sapling, new york, 9/11 memorial, interesting )

- 707 days ago -
One of the saplings from the chestnut tree that stood as a symbol of hope for Anne Frank as she hid from the Nazis for two years in Amsterdam will soon have a permanent home at the 9/11 Memorial Plaza at the World Trade Center site.
Pictures: Arrival of 2012 Around the World!
Offbeat  (tags: New Years, London, New York, Hong Kong, Sydney, worldinteresting, culture, humans, pictures, photos, world, performance )

- 1156 days ago -
From Sydney to Hong Kong, New York to London, check out the wonderful pictures of the world welcoming the new year. PHOTOS.

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