Celeb tattoo artist JonBoy owes big on NYC rent: lawsuit

Celeb tattoo artist JonBoy owes big on NYC rent: lawsuit

A celebrity tattoo artist who charges $1,000 and up for his minimalist ink allegedly owes big on his East Village pad. Jonathan S. Valena, who goes by the name “JonBoy,” has inked everyone from Kendall and Kylie Jenner to Post Malone and Justin and Hailey Bieber. HIs work mostly consists of simple words, phrases or … Read more

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2 killed and 1 injured in overnight NYC shootings

2 killed and 1 injured in overnight NYC shootings

Two men were killed and another was hurt in two separate shootings across New York City overnight, police said. The bloodshed occurred in a span of 30 minutes in Queens. Police search for evidence at the scene of a double shooting in Astoria early Saturday morning.Robert Mecea for NY Post A man hanging out with … Read more

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Unemployment frauds using identity theft to steal billions

Unemployment frauds using identity theft to steal billions

Scammers are using phony job ads to steal an estimated $7 billion from US taxpayers in fraudulent unemployment benefits — including $800,000 in New York State alone, according to a new security study.  The scam works by duping would-be job seekers into applying for work, then stealing the crucial personal information they share and applying for unemployment … Read more

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New York Blood Center’s zoning change approved

New York Blood Center's zoning change approved

Opponents of the New York Blood Center’s expansion plans vowed to keep fighting after the City Planning Commission approved a zoning change for the project. The commission’s 8-2 vote Wednesday would allow the Blood Center to tear down its East 67th Street building and replace it with a 334-foot tower that opponents say rivals the … Read more

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NYC teacher vaccine mandate paused

NYC teacher vaccine mandate paused

A federal appeals court has slammed the brakes on the city’s mandate that all teachers and other school workers be vaccinated by Monday — but a reprieve for the holdouts may be short-lived. On Friday evening, the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit granted a temporary injunction against the mandate, and sent the … Read more

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Councilman wants to legalize ‘flex’ apartments

Councilman wants to legalize 'flex' apartments

A Manhattan pol wants to help solve the city’s affordable-housing crisis by making it easier for New Yorkers to subdivide apartments and pack in more people — a move the FDNY says could create deathtraps. City Councilman Ben Kallos (D-Manhattan) introduced legislation Thursday to legalize so-called “flex apartments,” where temporary walls are installed. This longtime, … Read more

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NYC drug users shoot up in broad daylight in Midtown

NYC drug users shoot up in broad daylight in Midtown

The Garment District is Gotham’s newest shooting gallery, a disturbing heroin hotspot of addicts booting up in broad daylight. The outgoing de Blasio administration appears unwilling or unable to address the crisis, as the quality-of-life disaster unfolds just steps from high-profile Midtown landmarks such as Macy’s, Madison Square Garden and the sparkling new Moynihan Train … Read more

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Hunt for NYC necklace thief

Hunt for NYC necklace thief

Cops are looking to collar a brazen thief who snatched a necklace from a woman walking in the Bronx, police said. The incident took place Sept. 18 at about 8:40 a.m. in front of 1221 Prospect Ave., near Home Street in the Morrisania section, cops said. The 51-year-old woman was walking when an unidentified individual … Read more

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Granite supply shortages cause grave delays for grieving families

Granite supply shortages cause grave delays for grieving families

It’s a monumental problem for grieving families. A shortage of materials and backlogs at granite quarries are leading to long delays in getting gravestones. The issue is the latest glitch for relatives seeking to bury loved ones since the coronavirus pandemic began and overwhelmed funeral homes. “We’re telling families what used to be a two- … Read more

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Last Jew of Afghanistan heading to New York City

Last Jew of Afghanistan heading to New York City

Zebulon Simantov, the famed last Jew of Afghanistan, is getting ready to hit the Big Apple. “I like everything in New York. Everything is exciting,” Simantov, 62, told The Post in his first interview since fleeing Afghanistan two weeks ago. “I would like to be a US citizen.” The wily former carpet dealer — and his … Read more

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