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Kidnapping gone wrong

Jose Martinez was arraigned Friday night in New York on several charges including kidnapping and assault.

via Aunt Beats Up Alleged Kidnapper Who Tried To Snatch Her Niece — The Rickey Smiley Morning Show


$17.5 million apartment, wow.

The sky’s the limit in more ways than one for America’s Next Top Model creator Tyra Banks. The supermodel, who recently announced that she’s doing away with age restrictions for her grand return to the reality show, has listed her high-rise apartment in New York City for $17.5 million, according to Trulia. RELATED: PHOTOS: Donald Trump’s Childhood Home Has Sold…

via Tyra Banks is Selling Her NYC Apartment for $17 Million (and the Unique Perks are Something to Smize About) — PEOPLE.com

Fraudy Family: Al Sharpton’s Daughter Sues New York City For $5 Million After Spraining Ankle


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Al Sharpton’s Daughter Sues NYC After Spraining Her Ankle

Shakedown artist Al Sharpton’s eldest child wants $5 million from city taxpayers after she fell in the street and sprained her ankle, court rec­ords show.

Via NY Post:

Dominique Sharpton, 28, says she was “severely injured, bruised and wounded” when she stumbled over uneven pavement at the corner of Broome Street and Broadway downtown last year, according to a lawsuit.

Currently on vacation in Bali, the membership director for her gadfly dad’s National Action Network claims she “still suffers and will continue to suffer for some time physical pain and bodily injuries,” according to the suit filed against the city departments of Transportation and Environmental Protection.

“I sprained my ankle real bad lol,” she wrote in a post to Instagram after the Oct. 2 fall.

She was pictured in a walking boot in the weeks following the tumble, but…

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Mayor Bloomberg approves Jay-Z’s Time Square show: Report

The New York Gossip

Jay-Z in the city?

According to The Source, NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg approved Jay-Z’s July 8 Times Square takeover.

A free concert? A major Jay-Z street party? Who knows!

Jay-Z is also scheduled to perform atop the Ed Sullivan Theater for David Letterman’s show that Monday.


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Why pay outrageous prices when you can design your own old pair of jeans. Yes, you can do this diy project for a fraction of the cost of department stores.


A little inspirational collage for my upcoming diy-tutorial. Inspired by the runwaydreamz brand, which are handmade, dyed, frayed and studded. Almost all of the big bloggers own a pair or more of these beauties, but the pricetag is not so beautiful. The procedure is fairly simple to do yourself, and the materials is cheap off ebay.

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