DOGS! Reporter Marc Santia got a behind-the-scenes look at the dogs of JFK, who sniff around luggage for contraband (and look adorable.)
Fire. The steamy FDNY calendar is back. Here’s the cover model, Firefighter Darius Dorsett. He works out of Engine 206 in Long Island City.
GOLD. Carli Lloyd, representing New Jersey, scored Team USA’s two goals in their win over Japan today to nab gold again.
You can watch video of her second goal here.
GOLD. Gabby Douglas wins gold in individual all-around. [NBC New York]
“Nobody remembers the skinny girl’s name.” Bruce Beck spoke with Holley Mangold, Olympic weightlifter and sister of NY Jet Nick. We don’t like to play favorites, but — she is ours.
Brooklyn resident Frank Ballance, who had tickets for the noon showing of “The Dark Knight Rises” at the cinema on Court Street said he saw two undercover officers walking around the grounds. The NYPD is stepping up security in the wake of a shooting at a suburban Colorado movie theater that killed 12 people and injured scores of others. Katherine Creag reports.
Are you living under a former toxic waste site? Yikes. Find out!
Con Ed locked out their workers last week — which isn’t a strike — but here’s some vintage footage from the 1983 Con Ed strike. Interesting old package.
Everybody in the pool! McCarren Park Pool opened as a pool for the first time in a long time yesterday.
Watch your step. A subway staircase in Sunset Park has been tripping up passengers for months, and a filmmaker who’s frequently stumbled decided to find out why. His video documenting the frequent slips on the stairs went viral, causing the MTA to investigate. It turns out the stair is about an inch higher than the rest. The stairway is now under construction.