15 Resources for Victims of NYC's Flooding: Housing, Mental Health Support, Insurance, Etc.
With New York City becoming a victim of heavy rains and life-threatening floods a few days ago, some people were left with damaged properties and high-stress levels. Thankfully, no one died or got seriously injured, at least according to the currently published news.Read full story
Did Anyone Die or Get Injured in NYC's Flooding This Week?
If you're a New Yorker, I hope you stayed home this past Friday and preferably for a few days before that too. The city has become a victim of unprecedented flooding due to the worst rain NYC has seen since 1948. The city's sewer system got understandably overwhelmed, many streets and highways got flooded and became unusable, and lots of subway stations shut down. Brooklyn got more than other boroughs, and it was truly scary to watch videos and see photos of the flood.Read full story
State of Emergency Ended in NYC after Severe Flooding
If you live in New York City, you probably got an emergency alert on your phone around 9:30 am on Friday, September 29th, from the National Weather Service, informing you of a flash flood warning, saying you should stay home due to a life-threatening heavy rain and flooding situation in the city until 12:30 pm. I mean, all you had to do is look outside to realize you should probably stay indoors and not go anywhere unless you're at the epicentre of flooding yourself and must flee the area.Read full story
The NYC Bakery that Sells Crazy Spooky Cupcakes (and They Got Ghosts & Zombies)
Disclaimer: Note the author isn't affiliated with this business in any way, nor is this article sponsored. I just found cool cupcakes and want to share them with you. It's the end of September, meaning Halloween is around the corner. While some folks are focused on hunting for pumpkin spice lattes and other pumpkin-infused treats, I'm not a huge fan of that. Cupcakes and other desserts are another thing, though!Read full story
You Have 2 Days Left to Enjoy NYC's Biggest Little Italy Feast of the Year
If you reside in New York City, you may know that Little Italy takes a special place in many New Yorkers' hearts. Even if you don't live in this area specifically, you must have visited it at least a few times. It's mostly known for its food, culture and atmosphere.Read full story
How to Know You're Getting Laid Off Before It Happens? There's a Website for That
Would you like to plan for a layoff in advance? There is a way to do it. Are we in a recession or not? Will the inflation slow down? Are Americans going to see more layoffs this year? Everyone is asking economy-related questions, while economists and politicians attempt to answer those. I don't know about you, but I think we have already entered the recession, and even if we manage to slow the inflation down, certain companies will go ahead and lay people off. I'm not an economist though, so don't quote me on this.Read full story
We Know the Date of Donald Trump's Trial
The exact date of the trial was announced today. Ever since the former President of the United States got arrested, the public was curious about the date of the trial he was about to face. Some speculated it would take years; others were hoping the trial would be set in a few months. Well, it turns out both of those theories were wrong: the trial was scheduled for March 4, 2024. Considering it's still August, Trump's lawyers have more than six months to get their ducks in a row. The charge in this particular trial is the former President's alleged attempts to overturn the 2020 election results.Read full story
Can Donald Trump Afford His Bail?
If you've been following the news about Donald Trump's surrender, he turned himself into the Atlanta jail two hours ago. Don't worry; he won't even get to spend the night as he got released 22 minutes later. So privileged, eh?Read full story
Can You Watch Donald Trump Surrendering to Jail?
If you've been following the news, Donald Trump, a former President of the United States, just surrendered to Fulton County Jail in Atlanta, Georgia, only to be released 22 minutes later.Read full story
When is the Donald Trump Trial Set to Begin?
Donald Trump turned himself into jail less than 2 hours ago and was released right away. He will get to await trial as a free man, which may or may not seem fair to you, depending on how you feel about the former president.Read full story
Here's Donald Trump's Mugshot, Released Seconds Ago
If you've been following the news, Donald Trump just surrendered to the Atlanta jail and was released from it right away. But wait, there's the moment so many have been waiting for! Others have been extremely upset and hoping Trump's mugshot never gets released, as it would embarrass the man! But low and behold, the mugshot was released: here it is, shared by BBC News.Read full story
How Long Did Trump Spend in Jail? (Satire, as He Was Released)
Donald Trump just surrendered himself to jail in Atlanta, Georgia. This was highly anticipated and very much expected, as there are 13 charges laid against him, according to Fulton County Jail's website.Read full story
Donald Trump Was Released from Jail
Just over an hour ago, it was reported that the former President of the United States, Donald Trump, has surrendered himself to the Fulton County Jail. This happened at 7:36 p.m. EST, or at least this is when the global news giant, BBC News, reported it.Read full story
What is Donald Trump Charged with? (The List of Charges)
Donald Trump just surrendered himself to the Fulton Country Jail in Atlanta, Georgia, an hour ago. He was released right away and is expected to appear before a judge soon. But what is he being charged with?Read full story
How Much is Donald Trump's Bail?
Regardless of whether you're a fan of Donald Trump or if you happen to despise him, you're most likely following the news to inquire what's going on. As you may know, the former president of the United States of America was expected to surrender himself to the Fulton County Jail. And he did so: today, August 24th, 2023, at approximately 7:36 p.m. EST - at least this is when BBC News reported this.Read full story
Will Trump Be Released on Bail?
Less than an hour ago, the former President of the United States, Donald Trump, willfully surrendered himself to Fulton County Jail in Atlanta, Georgia. We know very little so far, as it's been moments since it happened.Read full story
Is Donald Trump's Mugshot Going to Be Released?
Moments ago, the former President of the United States, Donald Trump, officially surrendered himself to the Fulton County Jail, located in Atlanta, Georgia. There is very little information available for now since this news is fresh out of the oven, so to speak. But one thing is clear: Donald Trump's mugshot is highly desired by those who were not a fan of his presidential rule between 2017 and 2021. People who hate him will be delighted to see the former president mugshot-ed, while his fans will be deeply saddened.Read full story
Trump Surrenders to Jail
Today is the day! You might be a Trump fan or a Trump hater, but regardless of your affiliation, beliefs and political views, the fact remains: Donald Trump, a former President of the United States and a well-known businessman, has surrendered himself to jail today, August 24th, 2023.Read full story
How to Get $30 Off Your Internet Bill Each Month and $100 Off a Laptop, Tablet or Desktop from NYC's Government
The government recently reported an inflation rate of 3.2%, which was above the target rate of 2.0%, but at least it was under the 9.1% reported at last year's peak. I'm not the one to fearmonger, but it almost feels like everything got incredibly expensive, and certain items nearly doubled in price. The other day, I opted to go to a dollar store and get a chocolate bar as a dessert instead of grabbing a pastry because spending one buck felt like a better decision that day. I have a decent job, which is a privilege, but it doesn't mean I can afford as many things as I used to years ago.Read full story
You Can Get a Free Slurpee at 7-11 Today, on 7-11th Birthday
Disclaimer: This isn’t sponsored by 7-11. The author isn’t affiliated with the company in any way. Today is July 11th, also known as 7.11, which is also the birthday of the popular convenience store 7-11! This year, the company celebrates its 96th birthday. Seven Eleven was founded in 1927, and the very first store was opened in Dallas, Texas, and it carried a completely different name, Tot’em Stores, until 1946, when the company’s executives changed it to 7-11.Read full story