Staten Island Beaches Full of Needles

Hamilton Nolan · 07/26/12 09:20AM

After an extended soggy winter, it's finally beach needle season in New York. Four New Yorkers stepped on beach needles in the past few weeks. Where were most of them, I wonder? Specifically? "Three incidents happened within the last three weeks on Staten Island."

Holiday Shopping Tip: Beware Hidden Needles at Wal-Mart

Seth Abramovitch · 11/30/11 11:48PM

Say what you will about Cyber Monday and the surge of online consumerism in the days that follow — it does tend to remove an element of risk from the holiday shopping experience. For example, there's an almost zero percent chance that you'll accidentally stab yourself with a hypodermic needle while browsing brassieres at Wal-Mart if you buy those brassieres with a computer.