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NYC Condo Offers $1M Parking Spots

Spaces are dear in SoHo

(Newser) - You'll need to be a millionaire to afford ritzy new condos coming to New York City's SoHo neighborhood—and that's just to park. The New York Times reports that 10 underground spots at 42 Crosby St. will cost $1 million each, more per square foot (between $5,... More »

FBI Targets New Suspect in Patz Case

Othniel Miller reportedly raped his niece before Patz vanished

(Newser) - The FBI has a new suspect in the 33-year-old disappearance of Etan Patz: a wood shop owner who once used the SoHo basement where cops are now digging for Patz's body, the New York Post reports. Othniel Miller, a 75-year-old living in Brooklyn, fell under suspicion after his ex-wife... More »

Apartment for Rent: Only $100K Per Month

SoHo building is most expensive rental in NYC; Beyonce not included

(Newser) - If you've got $100,000 a month to throw at rent and like to swim, the Wall Street Journal has just the place for you. It profiles what it says is the most expensive rental in New York City—a SoHo power-station-turned-loft converted by Hollywood director Marcus Nispel. Among... More »

Will Smith's Luxe Megatrailer Causes Uproar in Soho

He's there filming 'Men in Black III,' and residents weren't happy with his digs

(Newser) - Will Smith's tricked-out trailer was sent packing yesterday after complaints from residents in the New York neighborhood where his new film, Men in Black III, is being shot. The shoot has clogged the narrow streets of Manhattan's Soho district for several days. But among the two dozen trucks... More »

Bernie Madoff Son Hangs Himself

Mark Madoff had been left 'unalterably bitter' by sins of the father

(Newser) - The 46-year-old son of Ponzi schemer Bernard Madoff has been found hanging in an apparent suicide in his SoHo apartment, reports the New York Post. Mark Madoff, who sources recently told the Wall Street Journal was left "unalterably bitter" by his father's crimes, hadn't faced criminal charges to date,... More »

NYC Cops: DJ AM Death Looks Like Drug Overdose

Crack pipe, prescription bottles found in apartment

(Newser) - A drug overdose looks to be the cause of death for DJ AM, the celebrity disc jockey found today in a SoHo apartment, New York police tell the Post. A crack pipe and prescription drugs lay near the bed where Adam Goldstein, 36, died sometime in the past few days;... More »

DJ AM Found Dead at 36

Friends call NYC cops after not seeing Adam Goldstein for several days

(Newser) - DJ AM, who less than a year ago survived a plane crash, was found dead this afternoon in a New York apartment, TMZ reports; his real name was Adam Goldstein, and he was 36. Police, called by a friend who hadn’t seen Goldstein in several days, found drug paraphernalia... More »

Cleveland Rocks, But NY Rocks More

Struggling Rock and Roll Hall of Fame to open annex in Soho

(Newser) - Cleveland lobbied to be the home of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame to bring tourists to town, but a dip in visitors has led the museum's worried organizers to turn to New York for help. Mayor Michael Bloomberg joined singer Billy Joel yesterday to announce the opening of... More »

Ledger's Kin Bid Farewell in LA

Memorial service held in Los Angeles

(Newser) - Actor Heath Ledger's family and friends held a private memorial in Los Angeles Saturday before his body was flown to his native Australia for funeral services. Mourners included his parents, sister Kate, ex-girlfriend actress Michelle Williams—mother of his toddler daughter, Matilda—and another former lover, Naomi Watts, reports the... More »

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