NEW YORK

Crazy Times Square Fight

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An argument between a homeless man and a tourist quickly escalates, with the combatants using everything from crutches to street barricades as weapons.

#ART

MetroCard Mosaics

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Nina Boesch has created hundreds of mosaics using nothing but discarded plastic fares for New York's subway system.

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JAY-Z: From Marcy to Barclays

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The first ever Rocawear commercial is a retrospective of Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter’s journey: From a kid growing up in the humble projects of Brooklyn, to aspiring to make music, and eventually making history.

Baseball

Spike Lee Catches Flying Bat at Yankee Stadium

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Mark Teixeira let his bat go flying during Saturday's (7/15/12) game at Yankee Stadium, and Spike Lee -- while most people around his front row seat were ducking and diving -- caught the souvenir in mid air.

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VIDEO: Jew-Hating Elmo Kicked Out of Central Park Zoo

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They say mental illness isn't funny, but when I say "they" I mean my dishwasher and mailbox, and those two liars are always spreading rumors about me.

AT LEAST IT'S COMPETITIVE

The Best Of The 2012 Old Timey Coney Island Strong Man Spectacular

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If I had to define and specifically choose one dream job for myself for the next 365 days of my life, I’d want to travel around the country, attending the most bizarre and ridiculous competitions.

NEW YORK

Colbert Captures 'Bada$s' Biker Popping Wheelies In Lincoln Tunnel On His iPhone

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Somewhere out there in America is a guy who pops wheelies in the Lincoln tunnel on a dirt bike.

BASKETBALL

You Ever Notice How White Athletes Say The Craziest Things When They Warm Up?

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It seems like only yesterday the worst thing we had to worry about when it came to high school basketball was a couple kids <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2011/12/well-this-is-pretty-darn-disgusting-news">racing to avoid the ookie cookie</a>.

#ART

Spongebob Splattered On The Streets Of New York

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Fresh from being beaten silly in a streetfight and detained by the LAPD, Spongebob was <a href="http://www.woostercollective.com/2011/12/spongebob_on_the_streets.html">splatted gloriously</a> all over a New York City street by an unknown street artist.

ALBERTO DEL RIO

The Best And Worst Of WWE Survivor Series ’11

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Pre-show notes, with no sign of Zack Ryder: - As a prerequisite for this column, make sure you've read <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2011/11/the-best-and-worst-of-wwe-raw-1114-raw-gets-rocked">The Best And Worst Of Raw Gets Rocked</a> and our first ever attempt at a <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2011/11/the-best-and-worst-of-wwe-smackdown-1118-live-blog-happens-tonight">Smackdown live-blog</a>.

NEW YORK

Watch This Pretty Acrobat Defy Death On NYC’s Williamsburg Bridge

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This past summer, 24-year old acrobat Seanna Sharpe scaled the Williamsburg bridge in New York City and used silk sheets to perform an acrobatics show over rush hour traffic.

art fights

Ryan Gosling Breaks Up (Possibly Staged?) Street Fight In New York City

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Okay, call me a cynic, but I just don't think there's any way <a href="http://nymag.com/daily/entertainment/2011/08/ryan_gosling_street_fight_vide.html">this is real</a>.

BASKETBALL

Metta World Comedy

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From <a href="http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2011/writers/sam_amick/07/19/ron.artest.qa/index.html#ixzz1Sa97CuIR">Sports Illustrated</a>: “I get most of my jokes in the bathroom.

BAD IDEAS

Local Man Thinks New Yorkers Will Drive to New Jersey to See Cursing

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New Jersey entrepreneur Larry Blatterfein wants to open a bar for New York sports fans called "Buck Foston's".

536 Metropolitan

Fools Gold Opens Retail Store In Brooklyn, Leaves Competition Stuck With Silver

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"Literally, you're not just walking into a store to buy a record.

ALEC BALDWIN

The Best Celebrity Twitter Reactions To New York’s Gay Marriage Bill

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If you hadn't heard from, well, everywhere, the New York State Senate <a href="http://www.economist.com/blogs/democracyinamerica/2011/06/gay-marriage">passed</a> the Marriage Equality bill in a vote of 33 to 29.

anthony weiner

Weiner Packs It In

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New York Representative Anthony Weiner <a href="http://www.usnews.com/opinion/articles/2011/06/16/anthony-weiner-resigns--is-his-political-career-over">resigned</a> today, meaning we can finally stop making Weiner puns.

DAVID TYREE

Anarchy in the You Gay

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Former New York Giants receiver David Tyree once helped win a Super Bowl by pressing a football into his head as he fell down.

#APPLE

The Most Photographed Spot In NYC Sells Mousepads

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