If you're looking to mix things up this Valentine's Day, perhaps consider the hottest trend in romance: Going on dates, and even having sex, completely sober.

  • New York City commuters spend an average of three days a year sitting in traffic, making this both the most congested city in the country and the only American city to crack the world's top 50 most congested locales.
  • Manhole cover explosions, which are often caused by snow-melting salt that gets underground and destroys wires, have doubled in New York City in the last two years.
  • Police have finally arrested a Manhattan couple who allegedly stole what's now $4 billion worth of Bitcoin back in 2016 — and then basically let it sit untouched so they wouldn't get caught converting it back to U.S. dollars.
  • "People often bring up Mayor [Eric Adams] as evidence of some sort of decision around policing. I disagree with that assessment," said Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in this wide-ranging interview with The New Yorker.
  • Anthony Weiner and Curtis Sliwa are co-hosting a new political radio show together.
  • The United States is getting its own Eurovision-style singing show called American Song Contest, to be hosted by Snoop Dogg and Kelly Clarkson.
  • Since it's Valentine's Day, one more dating trend alert: People with big faces are hooking up with people who have small faces.
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  • And finally, embrace the snow: