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The whole "how not to be an asshole" blog post is one that has a storied history here at old bkmag dot com: We've advised you on everything from how to ride a fucking escalator to why it's a dick move to take creep shots of people on the subway to why it's not cool to order Seamless during a blizzard. What can we say? We guess we just feel like part of our...
An explosion blew the front off a tenement building on Second Avenue in the East Village yesterday, leading to a raging fire, which caused the complete collapse of two buildings, and devastated several others in the immediate area. Nineteen people are injured—several of them critically—and at least one person has been reported missing. The explosion and subsequent fire are believed to be caused by a gas leak, and the New York Times reports that Mayor...