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Swanky Waldorf Astoria reopening is delayed a year

Swanky Waldorf Astoria reopening is delayed a year

14 hours ago   |   New York Post

After months of mystery behind the shuttered Waldorf Astoria's limestone-and-brick facade, there's finally word of tangible progress at the Park Avenue landmark that closed in...
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Creep followed woman, groped her underneath her skirt: cops

Creep followed woman, groped her underneath her skirt: cops

1 day ago   |   New York Post

A California woman walking in Queens was groped by a stranger - who followed her then grabbed her underneath her skirt, police said Monday. The 28-year-old was on Astoria...
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Anbang is looking to unload a $5.5B portfolio of 15 hotels

1 day ago   |   The Real Deal New York

Anbang Insurance Group is switching strategies: Instead of selling hotel properties one-by-one, the Chinese conglomerate is looking to shed the entire $5.5 billion portfolio...
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Visitor volume down slightly on Oregon Coast, spending up

7 days ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

ASTORIA, Ore. - The number of visitors staying in a hotel or rental home on the Oregon Coast dipped slightly last year but overall spending grew to nearly $2 billion. But many...
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Hedge-funder goes from millionaire to missing homeless person

Hedge-funder goes from millionaire to missing homeless person

9 days ago   |   New York Post

An eccentric former hedge-fund millionaire has gone from living in the Waldorf Astoria to being a missing homeless person that the police are trying to locate safely,
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What happens to old Broadway costumes

9 days ago   |   Business Insider

Have you ever wondered what happens to all of the elaborate Broadway costumes once a show is over? Some of them actually end up in Astoria, Queens where they are collected and...
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Sean Young wanted by the NYPD for burglary

Sean Young wanted by the NYPD for burglary

11 days ago   |   New York Post

Police are investigating the "Bladerunner" star for the alleged theft of two laptops and software from a store in Astoria, Queens.
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Man found beaten to death with mouth full of dirt

Man found beaten to death with mouth full of dirt

12 days ago   |   New York Post

A man was found fatally beaten with a mouth full of dirt in Queens and police are looking at his ex's boyfriend in connection with the death. The 48-year-old victim was...
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Knife-wielding mugger targeting women in Queens: cops

Knife-wielding mugger targeting women in Queens: cops

12 days ago   |   New York Post

A knife-wielding mugger has been targeting women in Astoria - and police have released a video of the creep wearing an “I Love NY” shirt in hopes of getting help in tracking...
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From boom to bust and back again, Astoria appeals as gateway to the Oregon coast

17 days ago   |   Boston Herald

ASTORIA, Ore. - Founded a little over 200 years ago as America's first settlement in the West, this port city finds itself buoyed these days by a tourist-fueled revival. Yet...
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Woman uses Tinder to prank dozens of men into dating competition

Woman uses Tinder to prank dozens of men into dating competition

She said she was tired of dating apps. Read more ...

Nazi labor camp guard living in New York deported to Germany

Nazi labor camp guard living in New York deported to Germany

Former Nazi concentration camp guard, Jakiw Palij, who has been living in the United States for decades, has been deported to Germany, Read more ...

Missing Iowa student, Mollie Tibbetts, found dead

Missing Iowa student, Mollie Tibbetts, found dead

The body of Mollie Tibbetts, the University of Iowa student who has been missing since July 18, has reportedly been found. Read more ...

'Nothing short of a miracle': Toddlers survive alone for days after wreck...

'Nothing short of a miracle': Toddlers survive alone for days after wreck kills mother

Investigators believe the wreck happened two days earlier and that the 3-year-old boy was able to climb out of the wreckage through a sunroof. Read more ...

‘Near-death experience:' Family sues after child chokes on Dum Dum sucker

‘Near-death experience:' Family sues after child chokes on Dum Dum sucker

The family is seeking tens of thousands of dollars in damages as well as court costs. Read more ...

Companies offering ‘pawternity,' 'fur-ternity' leave for new dog owners

Companies offering ‘pawternity,' 'fur-ternity' leave for new dog owners

“For a lot of people, their pets are their children." Read more ...

Police identify toddler allegedly stabbed to death by dad in full view of...

Police identify toddler allegedly stabbed to death by dad in full view of neighbors

A Texas man suspected of fatally stabbing his 16-month-old son before a neighbor shot him from a second-floor balcony remained hospitalized Monday as authorities revealed the... Read more ...

Jurors in Manafort trial signal split on at least one count

Jurors in Manafort trial signal split on at least one count

Jurors in the fraud trial of former Trump campaign Chairman Paul Manafort passed the judge a note Tuesday asking what they should do if they cannot come to a consensus on one... Read more ...

Warren wants to ban lawmakers from owning individual stocks

Warren wants to ban lawmakers from owning individual stocks

WASHINGTON - Sen. Elizabeth Warren is proposing a bill that would prevent members of Congress from owning individual stocks. “Enough with the spectacle of HHS secretaries and... Read more ...

Didi Gregorius injury update: Shortstop latest Yankees star to hit DL

Didi Gregorius injury update: Shortstop latest Yankees star to hit DL

Gregorius injured his heel in a collision with Kendrys Morales during Sunday's game. Read more ...