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All Hail the Falafel King

For eight and a half years, Fares “Freddy” Zeidais was the self-proclaimed Falafel King, but now he’s the real thing. On September 25th, the Astoria food vendor won the coveted Vendy Award, which chef Mario Batali called “the Oscars of … Continue reading

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Shoot the Freak? Not Anymore

Coney Island often seems like a planet all its own. Unfortunately that planet isn’t immune to the real estate politics of New York City. This week it was announced that nine businesses on the Coney Island Boardwalk would have to … Continue reading

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