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Friday, Dec 9, 2016

Group Posts Fake 'SantaCon Canceled' Signs Across NYC

Group Posts Fake 'SantaCon Canceled' Signs Across NYC

A New York City group is hoping to dissuade overly jolly drinkers from flooding the streets by posting phony signs stating that the yearly SantaCon bar crawl has been canceled.

Friday, Dec 9, 2016

SantaCon Announces List of Bars, Moves to Manhattan

SantaCon Announces List of Bars, Moves to Manhattan

SantaCon, the controversial bar crawl that winds through parts of New York City each December, is changing boroughs.

Friday, Dec 9, 2016

Santa Hospitalized After Fat-Shaming Scandal Goes Viral

Santa Hospitalized After Fat-Shaming Scandal Goes Viral

A former Santa impersonator who made headlines after ruining a young boy's holiday outing has been hospitalized for a blood clot in his lung. In the midst of controvery and illness, the old Saint Nick has...

Friday, Dec 9, 2016

10 Places to Volunteer in the Tri-State This Holiday Season

10 Places to Volunteer in the Tri-State This Holiday Season

If you’re looking to spread some extra special holiday cheer and want to step back from the glitz and glam, we've got some community volunteering options for you.

Friday, Dec 9, 2016
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By Kirsten Kovats

Our Top 15 Facebook Posts for 2016 Offer Surprising Mashup

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  • No. 15: NY Backyard's Norway Spruce to Be 2016 Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree
  • No. 14: Taylor Swift Slams Kanye West During Acceptance Speech for Album of the Year at Grammy Awards 2016
  • No. 13: Baby Killed on Staten Island Was Beaten Repeatedly, Slammed to Ground: Prosecuters
Thursday, Dec 8, 2016

Christmas Grinch Hits NY Home Three Nights in a Row: Family

Christmas Grinch Hits NY Home Three Nights in a Row: Family

A Staten Island family says its Christmas decorations have been swiped three nights in a row, and they believe it's the same person each time.

Friday, Dec 9, 2016

These Are Our Top Tweets of 2016

These Are Our Top Tweets of 2016

Of the top 11 tweets from @nbcnewyork over the course of 2016, six of them were breaking stories.

Friday, Dec 9, 2016

Christmas Tree Farmer Returns Wedding Band Lost 15 Years

Christmas Tree Farmer Returns Wedding Band Lost 15 Years

A Christmas tree farmer has found and returned a wedding ring a New Jersey man lost roughly 15 years ago. David Penner says his wedding band slipped off his finger during a visit to Wyckoff's Tree Farm in White...

Thursday, Dec 8, 2016

John Waters on 'Hairspray' and Christmas Gifts

John Waters on 'Hairspray' and Christmas Gifts

Mark Segraves spoke with John Waters, who wrote and directed a 1988 movie “Hairspray," at his home in Baltimore about everything from what makes a good Christmas gift to what Baltimore thinks of D.C.

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