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April 7, 2013

It’s nobody’s business ‘whether we choose to wear hijabs’: Muslim women launch passionate online protest against feminist group’s ‘Topless Jihad Day’ rally

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      A group angered by the actions of topless feminist protestors is making its presence known on social media. The members of Muslim Women Against Femen are encouraging supporters to participate in Muslimah Pride Day to show that they do not agree with the Ukraine-based group’s actions, including Thursday’s Topless Jihad Day. “This is an opportunity for Muslim women to get a say and show people that we have a…

Hepatitis A scare strikes Alta, a candlelit West Village restaurant

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      A West Village bistro’s dark chocolate liquid truffles may have had a little extra kick in them — a shot of Hepatitis A, city officials said Friday. A pastry chef at Alta on W. 10th St. has been diagnosed with the disease, and health officials say those who ate dessert there from March 23-April 2 should see a doctor . “They said they didn’t have any pastries…