If you're going to be at our first ever Food Truck Festival happening this Saturday (5/4) in Troy, NY, we want you to Tweet, Instagram, Facebook, Foursquare, flickr, and more with us! Here's a complete guide for the fest including our hashtag for the day and the Twitter handles for a bunch of the trucks. We'll even have a fancy-dandy guide to save to your phone, or print out. We'll also have paper copies at the festival too, but you can save a tree and download it here.
Every time Free Beer + Hot Wings are in Albany, it's always a packed house. This morning (4/26) the guys are doing a live show from Clubhouse Race Book on Central Ave. The live broadcast hit the air at 6AM and within minutes FBHW had the crowd laughing. The broadcast is free to get in, but you'll have to pay for breakfast and beer. Show is live until 10AM.
There are many things that can be seen floating down the Hudson River but it isn't every day that you see an enormous styrofoam head just floating along. Marist College crew coach Matthew Lavin shared some photos of the giant head his team found and brought to shore. If you ask us, it looks somewhat like New York Governor Cuomo, sans nose. Maybe we're just crazy - but you can let us know in our poll below the photos.
You can get lots of things at Walmart and apparently sex is one of them if you happen to stop in at the Queensbury location, where a MALE employee was arrested for prostitution. No word on if he was offering price rollbacks.
The uncle of the bombing suspects, Ruslan Tsarni, spoke to the media a short time ago and expressed his disgust with what his nephews have done. He pleaded for Dzhokar, also known as suspect #2, to turn himself in and ask the victims for forgiveness.
Late Thursday afternoon (4/18) the FBI held a press conference regarding the bombings at the Boston Marathon which occurred in Boston on Monday. Here is the latest information that the FBI released to the media regarding this act of terror.
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This will be the last update of this article this afternoon. There is a press conference with the FBI at 5P, after which we'll publish a new article recapping the details. What we do know as fact is that the FBI and has made "significant progress" in this investigation.
UPDATE @ 3:02:
The Boston police department has tweeted that there HAS NOT been an arrest made:
UPDATE @ 2:51:
CBS News is reporting that the suspect is a WHITE MALE not 'dark skinned' as previously reported by other outlets:
Additionally CBS News is reporting that cellphone tower data was used to find the bomber:
AP just tweeted that "Federal officials deny that Boston Marathon bombing suspect is in custody." - however AP has NOT retracted that their source confirms so.
ABC News also has NOT reported an arrest:
UPDATE @2:29: We have conflicting reports. NBC is saying that a top official in Boston says that there is NO arrest:
However, a source at the Boston Globe continues to state that a suspect is in custody:
UPDATE @2:21: This is helicopter footage of the Federal Courthouse in that is from Twitter - AP and CNN are reporting that the suspect has been brought here. However, someone can be taken into custody without there being an arrest. No officials have made a statement regarding a suspect in custody and we are reporting based on information from CNN and the Associated Press.
UPDATE @ 2:06 PM: The AP reports that Federal Marshals have a suspect in custody and are brining him to a Federal Courthouse:
UPDATE AT 1:49: CNN REPORTS THAT A SUSPECT HAS BEEN ARRESTED AND IS IN CUSTODY.
Associated Press is also reporting that an arrest has been made:
According to reports on major national media, CNN has broken the story that the FBI has obtained clear footage of a suspect in the Boston bombings. The footage originated from a department story surveillance camera and was used to locate other footage that included images of the suspect from a Boston TV station.
The White House just held a press conference in which they confirmed that a letter addressed to President Obama has tested positive for richin. There is no indication that this letter is connected to the bombings in Boston.
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