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GOP cancels health-care vote as House Republicans balk

Republicans scrapped a vote on the embattled health-care bill Friday as a growing number of Republicans declared they opposed the latest version just a day after President Donald Trump demanded a... To view the full story, click the title link.

Billions of state housing dollars could be unfrozen in new budget

After a year of watching Gov. Andrew Cuomo and state legislators sit on $2 billion worth of housing funds, advocates and developers are hopeful that the budget expected to be approved this month will... To view the full story, click the title link.

This spring brings more network TV pilot shoots to the city, but number still far from the peak

The number of broadcast network television pilots shooting in New York City this spring is up from a year ago, but nowhere near the record set in 2014. There are at least seven hour-long drama and... To view the full story, click the title link.

Hello spring! We declare winter over in Washington

Highs temperatures will be mostly in the 60s and 70s for the next two weeks.

De Blasio defends his media tactics

Bill de Blasio on Friday waved off criticism of his attempts to control the City Hall media. Mayor Bill de Blasio got flack Thursday for refusing to answer reporters' questions about a hate crime,... To view the full story, click the title link.

Jean Georges Steakhouse Going Under the Scalpel at Aria

Just a little nip and tuck for Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s steakhouse Say so long to Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s eponymous steakhouse at Aria. Jean Georges Steahouse closes May 29 and re-opens in early July after a renovation. No details...Show More Summary

Five Restaurants to Try This Weekend in New Orleans

Every Friday, Eater shares its suggestions It’s the same question every weekend: where should I eat? Well, every week Eater New Orleans will compile a handy dandy set of recommendations right here to answer that very question. Here now, five places to try this weekend in New Orleans. Show More Summary

Violent street robbery in SF leaves woman critically injured

A 33-year-old woman was in life-threatening condition after she was punched and knocked to the ground in violent street robbery near the Sunnydale housing development in San Francisco, police said Friday. The woman was walking east on the 700 block of Velasco Avenue about 7:30 p.m. Show More Summary

Harrison Ford says he was concerned about turbulence from a nearby airliner when he landed on airport taxiway

Actor Harrison Ford was concerned about turbulence from a nearby airliner when he narrowly missed a passenger jet preparing to takeoff and landed on a taxiway last month at John Wayne Airport in Orange County, according to air traffic control recordings released Friday. “I’m the schmuck who landed...

Queens Man Allegedly Threw Ex-Girlfriend's Pet Pug Off 7th Floor Balcony

36 minutes agoUnited States / New York : Gothamist

A Queens man was charged with throwing his ex-girlfriend's pet pug off a balcony and killing it. The former couple were reportedly arguing over who would care for the dog at the time. [ more › ]

If Bears Wanted A Mentor QB, Colin Kaepernick Beats Mark Sanchez

46 minutes agoUnited States / Chicago : Chicagoist

The Bears had a great opportunity. But they butt fumbled. [ more › ]

Why You Shouldn't Care That The Lollapalooza Roster Is Filled With Repeat Acts

46 minutes agoUnited States / Chicago : Chicagoist

Why do so many music festivals book the same effing bands? We hear you, but there's an the unexpected value in booking familiar acts high on the lineup. [ more › ]

Hawaiian Poke Co. Brings Houston’s Hottest Dish To Spring

Top your bowl with candied bacon If it seems like poke is taking over Houston, that’s because it is. Following yesterday’s news that Moku Bar was now serving the Hawaiian raw fish dish inside Conservatory, a new suburban poke shop has arrived. Yesterday, Hawaiian Poke Co. Show More Summary

How to Eat Pizza for Every Meal in Austin

All it takes is a little determination and a lot of slices Pizza is one of those perfect foods: the right combination of bread, tomato sauce, melty cheese, and whatever meats and vegetables a person could want. Luckily, Austin has aShow More Summary

Here Are 5 Good Things That Happened This Week While You Were Staring Into The Abyss

56 minutes agoUnited States / New York : Gothamist

This week was "good" because I decided not to look at you-know-who's Twitter feed. Don't tell me what he did! LalalalalaLALALAAAA here are five good things that happened this week when absolutely nothing awful was being done to, say, healthcare, by, say, old white men who don't think lady folk need mammograms. [ more › ]

Get Ready For Changes To The 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, A, C, D, F, J, M, N, R, S & W Trains This Weekend

57 minutes agoUnited States / New York : Gothamist

Did you know that pigeons can both do math and tell people apart? One day they will succeed in sucking the lives from our bodies and start their own Pigeon Utopia. Stale soft pretzels for everyone! [ more › ]

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