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Giants ticker tape set to fly downtown
Giants ticker tape set to fly downtown
News Jay Lane 2/07/2012 at 9:08AM

Giants ticker tape set to fly downtown Rabid Big Blue fans will flood the Canyon of Heroes today to watch Eli Manning and the Super Bowl champion Giants march up Broadway — and a lucky 500 will get to attend an exclusive City Hall ceremony afterward. Officials doled out 250 pairs of tickets after holding [...]

Astoria Giants fans pack bars to watch Super Bowl victory
Astoria Giants fans pack bars to watch Super Bowl victory
News Alexa Altman 2/06/2012 at 2:00PM

Astoria, known for its booming nightlife, did not disappoint for the Super Bowl. Locals filled area bars hoping for a cold drink and a Giants victory. Dan Drazka cozied up to the bar at Sissy McGinty’s, nursing a frosted Coors Light and dressed in a crisp Victor Cruz jersey—support for his favorite player. “I hope [...]

Ticker-tape parade planned for Tuesday to celebrate Giants Super Bowl win
Ticker-tape parade planned for Tuesday to celebrate Giants Super Bowl win
News Billy Rennison 2/06/2012 at 9:49AM

New York Giants fans are getting ready to party like it’s 2008. After defeating the New England Patriots 21-17 in a rematch of Super Bowl 42, the Giants will parade up the Canyon of Heroes to celebrate their Super Bowl championship for the second time in four years. “Big Blue gave us a game to [...]

Giants upset Patriots again for fourth Super Bowl title
Giants upset Patriots again for fourth Super Bowl title
News Jay Lane 2/06/2012 at 9:27AM

Giants upset Patriots again for fourth Super Bowl title At the end, Tom Coughlin did not need to push and prod his Giants, did not need to preach “All In” any longer, did not need to insist and demand and plea for his players to please, please, just “Finish.” All he needed to do was [...]

Woman murdered in Queens
Woman murdered in Queens
News Jay Lane 2/03/2012 at 9:11AM

Woman murdered in Queens A 33-year-old woman was found murdered last night in a Queens apartment building, police said. The victim, whose identity was withheld, was slashed across the throat and found at 8:30 p.m. by her in-laws in a second-floor apartment at 26-80 30th St. in Astoria. It was unclear how long she had been [...]

Where to watch the Super Bowl in Queens
News Billy Rennison 2/02/2012 at 5:18PM

It won’t be just Giants and Patriots fans hitting the bars to watch the Super Bowl on Sunday, February 5 — more than 110 million people watched last year’s game.  Bars and restaurants throughout Queens feature food and drink specials for Giants fans and anyone else that wants to take in the Super Bowl 42 [...]

Pols betting on Big Blue
News Billy Rennison 1/31/2012 at 3:11PM

While Las Vegas collects action on this weekend’s big game, local politicians are also looking to parlay Big Blue’s Super Bowl run into big winnings. Mayor Michael Bloomberg and his Boston counterpart, Thomas Menino, made a friendly bet on the big game — and if the Giants beat the New England Patriots on Sunday, February [...]

‘Bomb’ botch at LaGuardia
‘Bomb’ botch at LaGuardia
News Jay Lane 1/31/2012 at 9:19AM

‘Bomb’ botch at LaGuardia Clueless TSA agents found two possible pipe bombs in a passenger’s luggage yesterday at La Guardia Airport — and kept them in a public area for six hours without notifying cops, The Post has learned. The Transportation Security Administration bozos at one point left the pipes — which eventually turned out to [...]

Super Bowl Bound: Giants Nip 49ers In OT To Set Up Title Rematch Vs. Patriots
Super Bowl Bound: Giants Nip 49ers In OT To Set Up Title Rematch Vs. Patriots
News Jay Lane 1/23/2012 at 9:25AM

Super Bowl Bound: Giants Nip 49ers In OT To Set Up Title Rematch Vs. Patriots For the second time in five seasons, Big Blue is going to the big game. The New York Giants recovered two mishandled San Francisco kick returns, the last one setting up the game-winning field goal in sudden-death overtime, as Big Blue [...]