New York City firefighters outside McSorley’s Old Ale House today. (Photo: Natalie Rinn)
Members from fire rescue units across New York City congregated at McSorley’s Old Ale House today in commemoration of September 11.
Paul Sainsbury of FDNY Rescue 4 in Queens said, “We gather here every year at 3:43 p.m.” – a number that mirrors the total loss of firefighters on this day twelve years ago. Sainsbury said he arrived on the scene that Tuesday “as the second tower was going down.” More →
Recently, Bedford + Bowery documented a couple of Brooklynite craftswomen taking really normal things and making them weird. Much like Oppenheim’s fur-lined tea cup, Julia Zangrilli’s scent based on the smelliest block in NYC and Divya Anantharaman’s stilettos adorned with bird parts sparked quite a few reactions — and strong ones. More →
Police are looking for a man suspected of attempted rape in Williamsburg. The suspect broke into a 21-year-old woman’s window near Metropolitan Avenue and climbed on top of her; surveillance footage shows the man wearing a white t-shirt and jeans while wheeling a bike and looking — on more than one occasion — guiltily behind his shoulder. [Gothamist]