Confirmed: Ebola Victim Took L Train, Bowled at The Gutter

New York City’s first Ebola patient bowled at The Gutter the day before he came down with symptoms, city officials confirmed tonight. Health commissioner Mary Travis Bassett said the 33-year-old doctor, who has been widely identified as Dr. Craig Spencer, rode the A train to the L train to arrive at the dive on the Williamsburg-Greenpoint border and bowled … Continue reading Confirmed: Ebola Victim Took L Train, Bowled at The Gutter

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

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 . Sunday, from her hospital bed at Bellevue, the 25-year-old stand-up … Continue reading My Body Came Out of Shock and I Was Like, ‘Oh, I Got Hit By a Train!’

When Bellevue Had to Evacuate Its Criminally Insane

Four days after Hurricane Sandy, Bellevue Hospital was without power and running water and people were starting to panic. “It’s Bellevue, we’re used to crisis,” says Dr. Elizabeth Ford, “but this was different. I don’t think I’ve ever panicked in my life but I was starting to worry that we wouldn’t get out.” As director … Continue reading When Bellevue Had to Evacuate Its Criminally Insane