Bronx resident Shawn Schenk went to buy a pack of smokes at a bodega last September but ended up getting a lot more. The Daily News reports Schenk is suing the city because police allegedly gave him a cavity search in front of 40 people after misidentifying him in a drug sting at the Green Valley Deli and Pizza.
"We will be disposing any of the sodas we get," said Andy King, an AHNY organizer. "We are not returning them anywhere. We are not drinking them. We'd OD if we drank all those sodas."More »
The beautiful thing about New York is that you never have to go too far to find a corner deli or bodega with whatever you need in it: ice cream, laundry detergent, smokes, small-batch beer, sandwiches, cooking supplies, feral cats waiting to be adopted, etc. Which is why today we mourn the six Brooklyn businesses NYPD blues busted up in Crown Heights today, the varying merchants of which sold jerk chicken, CDs, and T-shirts. To supplement the weed and blow, of course.