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Early Addition: New Yorkers spend 3 days a year sitting in traffic

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.Follow Gothamist on Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and like us on Facebook. You can also get the top stories mailed to you —sign up here.And finally, embrace the snow:

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