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  • Move over Citibike! Umbrella-sharing program coming to NYC

    NEW YORK (PIX11) – A sea of umbrellas shuffling over the pavement is a common sight on New York City streets when it rains. With the forecast showing no signs of relief for the next few days, umbrellas will surely be a hot ticket item. The guys that thrive on days like these could be found chanting their catchphrase slogan on any given city block. “Umbrella! Umbrella! Umbrella!” could be heard amid dozens of commuters tottering around Herald Square Wednesday […]

  • New app being used as tool to cyberbully teens

    NEW YORK (PIX11) — A popular app is being blamed for a surge in cyber bullying incidents at schools across the country. It’s only a few months old and Yik Yak is making quite the splash. Unfortunately, it’s not the good kind. The app which bills itself as a “local bulletin board” allows users within a 1.5 mile radius  to write whatever they want and share it, without ever being identified. Developers initially sought to connect strangers through news, shout […]

  • Easter bunny drops by NYC children’s hospital with help from FDNY

    NEW YORK (PIX11) — Easter bunnies and firefighters with the FDNY joined forces Tuesday to bring some much-needed spring time cheer to hospitalized kids at New York Presbyterian’s Hearst Burn Center. The Easter bunny and his furry entourage rose to the occasion – literally, as they surprised children confined to their hospital rooms, waving to them atop a cherry picker. The excitement continued inside as fire men representing the New York City Firefighters Burn Center Foundation made their way to […]

  • Group of friends captures heart of NYC through pizza project

    NEW YORK (PIX11) — When it comes to pizza, New York City knows a thing or several about serving up a tasty slice. It’s exactly what motivated a group of local friends to take a journey through the five boroughs to find out what makes pizza in the Big Apple so great. With over 400 pizzerias in New York City, pizza has become an undeniable common thread in the city’s diverse culture. Tim, Gabe, Cory, Ian and Nick also known […]

  • Don’t be that guy — Guide serves up advice to the rude & clueless in NYC

    NEW YORK (PIX11) — In a city with over 8 million people – you’re bound to take a wrong turn and get in someone’s way. While some get frustrated, others write a book. Author and artist Nathan W. Pyle took the lessons he learned when he moved to New York in 2008 and put them all in a book — NYC Basic Tips and Etiquette. “I wanted to write a book that would’ve been great if I had when I […]

  • ‘End of days’ theory fueled by rare Blood Red Moon Tuesday night

    NEW YORK (PIX11) — You probably didn’t notice it but Mars, the Earth and the sun all aligned Tuesday night. The rare event, called the opposition of Mars, took place a week before sky watchers on Earth will be treated to the first of four consecutive lunar eclipses – the first occurring on April 14. What’s so special about this?  These astronomical  events will bring four so-called “Blood Red Moons,” something astrologers call momentous. The four red moons, according to […]

  • Commuters scream in horror at stowaway rat on NYC subway car

    NEW YORK (PIX11) — What started out as a normal commute aboard a Brooklyn-bound A-train Monday, ended in complete horror for a pack of commuters. Riders screamed and scurried for their lives after coming face to face with a sewer rat that managed to get on board a subway train near Fulton Street. YouTube user Jinais Ponnampadikkal Kader captured the entire scene as grown men and women jumped onto their seats to dodge the furry, 4-legged critter. According to Ponnampadikkal […]

  • Local group kicks off ‘kindness revolution’ aiming to make NYC nicer

    BROOKLYN (PIX11) — “Spread more smiles out there, people!” urges Brooklyn man Patrick Fromuth, saying a smile can really change someone’s day. What seems like a simple request, can be quite the tall order for the average New Yorker. But for Fromuth and his group, it’s just one part of spreading the word of their so-called “kindness revolution.” “Just to make someone smile and to let that ripple move forward – that is our agenda right today,” he told PIX11 […]

  • Radio hosts unload on Mets’ Daniel Murphy paternity leave, fans fire back

    NEW YORK (PIX11) — Sports talk radio unloaded on Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy this week, after he took two days off to be with his wife following the birth of their son. In addition to missing Mets’ Opening Day, Murphy was out of the lineup for a second straight day which stirred up the engines of some loud-mouthed sports radio talk show hosts. “One day I understand. And in the old days they didn’t do that. But one day, […]

  • Dash cams: the must-have car accessory that will pay for itself

    NEW YORK (PIX11) — From a modern day cow tipping, to a meteor that lit up the sky, dash cams have captured some of the most amazing scenes behind the wheel. Russia, where most of these videos that eventually go viral are captured, was early to jump on the dashboard cam technology with over a million cameras on the roads. Civilians there use the cameras for self-protection, fending off unwarranted citations from corrupt police and insurance scams. Having a dash […]

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