Nathan’s may start weighing hot dogs in its eating contest; 1 in 8 new apartments are in flood zones

Posted On Fri, July 6, 2018 By

Posted On Fri, July 6, 2018 By In Daily Link Fix

Nathan’s hot dog eating contest via Michael Tapp/Flickr (L); NYC flood zone map (R)

  • This Sunday, go on a free tour of the Little Red Light House in Washington Heights, Manhattan’s only remaining lighthouse. [NYC Parks]
  • After a counting error with Joey Chestnut this year, the Nathan’s hot dog eating contest is considering using technology to monitor plate weights. [ESPN]
  • After a July 1st fire, FiDi’s Dead Rabbit, voted the world’s best bar, said it was closed indefinitely, but it will now reopen on the 19th. [Metro]
  • 12.4 percent of new residential units in NYC are being built in high-risk flood zones, up from 10.7 percent in 2014. [NYT]
  • Developer Two Trees says famed Bushwick pizza restaurant Roberta’s will open a second location at their Domino Sugar development in Williamsburg. [Eater]



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