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Family Friend Arrested in New Orleans for Rape of 7-Year-Old, Police Say

Virgilio Ocampo, 33, was tracked down by police at a bus station in Louisiana, police say.

Flatiron »

New Orleans-Themed Restaurant Coming to Flatiron

Bo's, a 70-seat eatery near Madison Square Park, is expected to open in October.

Rego Park »

Queens Seafood Restaurant Throwing its First Crawfest

London Lennie’s is celebrating crawfish with a Louisiana-style menu.

New York City »

Council Tries to Prevent Katrina-Like Debacles As Sandy Victims Raise Homes

Council members are hoping to prevent issues seen in New Orleans, like shady contractors.

Fort Greene »

Big Easy Locals Fight Branch of Brooklyn's Habana Outpost in French Quarter

The proposed opening of a new Habana Outpost in New Orleans has some Fort Greene neighbors buzzing.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Performers in Wheelchairs Featured in Dance Troupe

"Infinity Dance Theater" is preparing for a new season as the movie "Musical Chairs" opens in theaters.

Manhattan »

Big Easy Comes to the Big Apple for Mardi Gras

DNAinfo has the roundup of the best ways to celebrate Fat Tuesday without flying to New Orleans.

Midtown & Theater District »

Lindemonium Erupts at MSG with Knicks Win Over Mavericks

The Knicks beat the Dallas Mavericks 104-97 at Madison Square Garden on Feb. 19, 2012.

Manhattan »

New York Once Again "America's Rudest City," Poll Says

The city reclaimed the dubious honor in a poll of  Travel + Leisure readers.

Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

Civil War Hero Statue Gets its Annual Checkup and Cleaning

The statue of Navy Admiral David Glasgow Farragut, the Union soldier who prevented New Orleans from falling into the hands of the Confederate army, received its annual checkup and cleaning in Madison Square Park on Tuesday. 

Manhattan »

Top 5 Cocktails For Hurricane Irene

Not living in an evacuation zone? Enjoy these five libations while waiting out the storm.

East Village & Lower East Side »

East Village Bar Owner Gets New Orleans-Style Sendoff

Friends held a New-Orleans style "Second Line" funeral parade Monday for Ray Deter, who died after being hit on his bike.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Auction to Benefit Cooper Union Art Student Blinded in Bike Accident

The Cooper Union is hosting an art auction to help pay for student Emilie Gossiaux's medical needs.

East Village & Lower East Side »

New Orleans Eatery Mara's Homemade in East Village to Shutter Next Month

The popular seven-year-old restaurant on E. 6th Street will close next month due to rising rents.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Village Mardi Gras Ball Raises $30K for Lower Eastside Girls Club

The Fat Tuesday party drew hundreds of revelers to the Village for the Big Easy-style celebration.

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