My Body Came Out of Shock and I Was Like, ‘Oh, I Got Hit By a Train!’

Liza Dye at Bellevue Hospital on Sunday night (Photo by: Jenna Marotta)

Liza Dye at Bellevue Hospital Center on Sunday night (Photo by: Jenna Marotta)

Tonight, hours after Liza Dye has her eighth surgery since being struck by a B train on February 13, Abbi Crutchfield will host a benefit at the Jersey City Comedy Festival, in hopes of adding to the $63,000 that have already been raised for Dye online. Sunday, from her hospital bed at Bellevue, the 25-year-old stand-up from South Carolina told us her story in detail for the first time.
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Boardwalk Empire’s Buggies Are Back On East 12th Street

(Photos: Daniel Maurer)

(Photos: Daniel Maurer)

(Photos: Daniel Maurer)

(Photos: Daniel Maurer)

(Photos: Daniel Maurer)

(Photos: Daniel Maurer)

(Photos: Daniel Maurer)

(Photos: Daniel Maurer)

(Photos: Daniel Maurer)

(Photos: Daniel Maurer)

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Funny we were just talking about Steve Buscemi. The former Lower East Sider’s show, Boardwalk Empire, has returned to John’s of 12th Street and the whole block is buggin’ out. Click through the slideshow to see that rarest of sites: suits in the East Village on a Thursday afternoon who aren’t real estate brokers.

El Sombrero Lives Again; Bootleg Bar Opens in Bushwick

Faberge Big Egg Hunt NYC 2014: Ryan Cronin, Little Italy

(Photo: Scott Lynch)

Five more cases of measles have been diagnosed and attributed to that outbreak that started in February, bringing the total number of patients to 25. Three of the newest people to be diagnosed are Lower East Siders. [NBC NY]

Local firefighter-turned-film star Steve Buscemi will have an AOL web series beginning in May called “Park Bench,” where he interviews New Yorkers while sitting streetside. [NY Daily News]

Next time you start complaining about how easy kids have it these days, remember that your parents never put you on a juice cleanse, an icky pint-sized trend. [NY Post]
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