Saying I Love You with Sweethearts: Not This Valentine’s Day

Saying I Love You with Sweethearts: Not This Valentine’s Day

Sweethearts have been a Valentine’s Day staple since they first debuted in 1902. The chalky , sweet candy hearts with messages like “BE MINE”, “CALL ME”, “KISS ME”, “I LOVE YOU” stamped on them have been ubiquitous every Valentine’s Day since. But not this year. Necco (New England Confectionery Company), the manufacturers of the candy […]

I Just Called to Hiss, ‘I Love You’

I Just Called to Hiss, ‘I Love You’

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. Can’t decide whether to buy roses or chocolates? Longing to give something more original? What’s more romantic than…a roach? For a minimum fee of $15 dollars (with higher prices for those looking for more extravagant packages), the Bronx Zoo will let you name a Madagascar Hissing roach—which can […]

Apparent Fuel Leak Partially Shuts Down L Train

Apparent Fuel Leak Partially Shuts Down L Train

“No Brooklyn! No Brooklyn!” shouted a man walking away from the L track in the 8thAvenue subway station Tuesday afternoon. A flurry of rushing commuters on their way to pursue alternate routes passed him and a few pivoted when they heard him. The MTA partially suspended L train service Tuesday afternoon due to a fuel […]