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Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

Film Review by Kam Williams   Latest J.K. Rowling Romp Revolves around Familiar Clash of Good vs. Evil Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald is the second in a series of five Harry Potter prequels being written and produced by author J.K. Rowling. The movie was directed by David Yates who made the original Fantastic Beasts as well as Harry ...

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Meet the winner of the biggest lottery jackpot in New York history

A retired government employee from Harlem came forward Wednesday to claim last month’s $343.8 million Powerball jackpot — the largest in New York state history. Harlem resident Robert Bailey, 67, has been”faithfully” playing the same numbers for 25 years, ever since a family member gave them to him, he said. The day of the drawing,…

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Construction bosses indicted for crane crash that injured two

Two construction bosses were indicted for recklessly using a crane — without the proper permits or training — which toppled over, seriously injuring two hardhats on a Manhattan work site, authorities said. As shocking surveillance released by the Manhattan district attorney’s office shows, on June 25, the crane was hoisting glass panels onto the facade…

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The Girl in the Spider’s Web

Film Review by Kam Williams   Claire Foy Shows Her Versatility as Feminist Superhero in Reboot of Swedish Suspense Franchise The late Stieg Larsson (1954-2004) is best remembered as the author of the Millennium trilogy of posthumously-published best sellers, all of which were eventually made into feature films (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, The Girl Who Played with Fire ...

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Shocking video shows man shooting into group of people in Harlem

Shocking video shows a man abruptly pulling out a gun on a bustling Harlem street Monday evening and shooting one person in the chest. Surveillance footage shows the man in a black hoodie walking up to a group of people on the corner of Lenox Ave and West 112th Street at around 5:30 p.m., and…

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That time someone had a pet tiger in Harlem

It was on a morning 15 years ago that a new Emergency Services Unit cop named Martin Duffy reported for work, and one of the late-tour guys told him, “Listen, you’re getting a call for a tiger job.” Yeah, right, Duffy remembered thinking. “No, seriously,” the other cop told him. “They think there’s a tiger…

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Woman cries as she gets 30 years for double stabbing

A Harlem woman was sentenced to 30 years in prison Thursday for stabbing a rival celebrating her 21st birthday and murdering the rival’s mother who tried to protect her. Ashanti Daniels cried in court when Justice A. Kirke Bartley Jr. handed down the term for slashing Tomiesha Abraham and fatally stabbing her mom, Michelle Kenny,…

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$12M Harlem penthouse is most expensive in nabe history

A Harlem penthouse overlooking Central Park has just hit the market for an eyebrow-raising $11.9 million — a record asking price for the neighborhood. The listing, at 111 Central Park North, comes with 360-degree views of the park and formerly served as home base for ex-Yankee Ichiro Suzuki, who rented there when he was a Yankee….

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Perch Harlem apartment building on market for $29.5M

A striking, 34-unit apartment building known as Perch Harlem and built to Passive House standards is ready to change hands for $29.5 million. The Anton Group at Marcus & Millichap has been hired to sell the seven-story rental building set on a hill in Hamilton Heights, at 542 W. 153rd St. near Broadway. Designed by…

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Harlem deli owner thinks Powerball winner is one of his regulars

What’s the fastest way to get to $688 million? Take the A train. One of two tickets that hit all the numbers in Saturday’s massive Powerball lottery was sold at a deli in Harlem — and the manager thinks the mysterious lucky winner is one of his regulars. “We always have the same customers,” said…

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