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Mass Graves Near Manhattan: Digging Up New York's Past
Offbeat  (tags: Mass graves, Unclaimed bodies, Manhattan, New York, USA )

Ray
- 73 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Hart Island holds a unique place in the life of one of the world's most vibrant cities. It is where the bodies of dead people go when they are unclaimed by others.
Woman Holds Lunch After Wedding Heartbreak
Offbeat  (tags: Wedding Heartbreak, Pre-Nups, New York, Lunch )

Derek
- 81 days ago - news.sky.com
A New York woman who cancelled her wedding in a row over a prenup with her would-be husband has turned the reception into a special lunch for needy families.
He Used to Be Homeless. Now He's a Mayor. And He's Only 28.
Offbeat  (tags: offbeat, unusual, people, New York, Ithaca, Svante Myrick, government, human interest )

Robert
- 190 days ago - upworthy.com
When you walk into the office of the 28-year-old mayor of Ithaca, New York, you get an instant taste of what it means to have a young person running your city.
29 Photos Prove Getting Older Doesn't Mean Getting Less Badass.
Offbeat  (tags: offbeat, fun, senior citizens, New York, aging, style, pictures, elderly )

Robert
- 242 days ago - upworthy.com
New York City seniors are all dressed up and ready to shut down some myths about what it means to grow up. And just a heads-up, they're gonna make your selfies look like total amateur hour while they're at it.
Moby Reveals How He Became An Animal Rights Activist - as He Calls on Fans to Join Him in Walk
Offbeat  (tags: Moby, singer, animal rights, farm sanctuary, walk, New York, Florida )

Scooby
- 296 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
The musician recently took time out to show his support for Farm Sanctuary's nearly three decades of lifesaving work by starring in a video inviting fans to lace up and join him.
Cecil the Lion and Other Endangered Animals Are Projected on to Empire State Building in Stunning New York Light Display
Offbeat  (tags: New York, empire state building, lights, Cecil, lion, endangered )

Scooby
- 362 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
The Empire State Building broadcast images of endangered animals to New Yorkers on Saturday in a video projection said to be the first-of-its-kind.
Illegal Ivory Crushed in New York's Times Square
Offbeat  (tags: Illegal ivory trade, new York, USA )

Ray
- 405 days ago - bbc.co.uk
More than a ton of confiscated ivory has been crushed in New York's Times Square to send a message that the illegal trade will not be tolerated.
How Penn Station Saved New York's Architectural History
Offbeat  (tags: Penn Station, preservation, landmarks law., architectural history, New York, USA )

Ray
- 424 days ago - bbc.co.uk
In May, New York City's landmarks preservation agency blocked renovation changes to the Four Seasons restaurant in the modernist Seagram building.
New York Policeman in Critical Condition After Shooting
Offbeat  (tags: Shooting, Police, New York, USA )

Ray
- 453 days ago - m.bbc.co.uk
A plainclothes policeman is in a critical condition after being shot in the head in New York.Brian Moore, 25, was shot while attempting to question a suspect from his police car in the borough of Queens.
Chimpanzees Given Human Rights
Offbeat  (tags: New York, judge, chimpanzees, laboratory, human rights )

Scooby
- 465 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
A NY judge gives two Chimpanzees human rights.
New York City Council Approves Monument to Slaves
Offbeat  (tags: Monument to Slaves, City Council, New York, USA )

Ray
- 469 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The New York City Council has approved a monument recognising the contributions of slaves to the city's founding and economy.
NYC Mayor De Blasio Demand Bronx Zoo Report on the Health of Happy the Elephant
Offbeat  (tags: Happy, elephant, Bronx zoo, New York, animal welfare, petition )

Scooby
- 480 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The Bronx Zoo has been rated one of the worst 5 zoo's in America by the "In Defense of Animals" (IDA), an international animal protection organization.
PICTURE EXCLUSIVE: The Last Photos of John Lennon and Yoko Ono Reveal Couple's 'Unclouded Happiness'
Offbeat  (tags: john lennon, yoko ono, pictures, new york, beatle, happiness )

Scooby
- 491 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
In the months before John Lennon was tragically gunned down outside The Dakota in New York City on December 8, 1980, by deranged killer Mark David Chapman, life for the ex Beatle and his bride Yoko Ono was full of 'unclouded happiness'.
New York's Homeless Population at All-Time High of 60,000
Offbeat  (tags: homeless, New York, USA )

Ray
- 508 days ago - m.bbc.co.uk
It has been one of the coldest winters on record in America's north-east, and in New York City freezing temperatures have coincided with record numbers of homeless.
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 )

Angie
- 527 days ago - inquisitr.com
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
 

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