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Cohn to stay put as Trump economic adviser

Top White House economic adviser Gary Cohn, who has been leading the Trump administration effort to overhaul the U.S. tax code, will remain in his position as director of the National Economic... To view the full story, click the title link.

Watch Michael Moore Lead Broadway Theatergoers On Double-Decker Buses To Protest Outside Trump Tower

Hours after President Donald Trump praised the "fine people on both sides" at the deadly white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, to the shock of, well, many, and happiness of others, noted Trump antagonist Michael Moore brought his...Show More Summary

More NYC business and civic leaders quit Trump

Steve Bannon's departure was merely the headline Friday as the exodus of New York business leaders from the Trump administration rolled on. The chief data scientist at IBM resigned from a Commerce... To view the full story, click the title link.

Jon Stewart Talks Trump At Surprise Standup Set: 'Everybody Who Is A Nazi Sure Does Seem To Like Him'

19 minutes agoUnited States / New York : Gothamist

Jon Stewart has kept pretty quiet in 2017, except for his state-mandated monthly visits to Late Show with Stephen Colbert and the occasional war of words with local shock jocks. But seeing as how he's gearing up for two HBO standup specials, it's no surprise he'd want to start making some unexpected standup appearances. [ more › ]

Your Guide To Watching The Great American Eclipse

53 minutes agoUnited States / New York : Gothamist

The Great American Eclipse is headed our way Monday, and though we're not getting the full experience like those lucky folk from Oregon to South Carolina, here in La Belle NYC the moon will cover 71 percent of the sun at the eclipse's peak. Show More Summary

WWE Fans Protesting Outside Barclays Demanding Company Superkick Trump Out Of Hall Of Fame

This year's SummerSlam at the Barclays Center promises plenty of action in the ring, with matches like a fatal fourway for the WWE Universal title to a Kevin Owens/A.J. Styles brawl for the U.S. Title. But there's also going to be some...Show More Summary

Showtime takes a swing at Mayweather-McGregor pirates

If you want to see the "circus," you're going to have to pay. Boxing champ Floyd Mayweather is facing off against Conor McGregor, the UFC lightweight world champion, on Aug. 26. Showtime, which is... To view the full story, click the title link.

An Instagram-Fueled Dessert Party Rages In Williamsburg This Weekend

If your ambitions lie in the sweets arena then check out the Dessert Goals fete coming to Dobbin St in Williamburg/Greenpoint on Saturday and Sunday. Think of it like a giant Instagram fest, with over a dozen sweets pushers selling their milkshakes, cookies, egg tarts, toffee, donuts and other sugary treats designed to be photographed. Show More Summary

City delays Garment District rezoning as steering committee releases recommendations

The city will delay its rezoning of the Garment District for a second time after a steering committee released a set of recommendations for easing protections for local fashion firms without gutting... To view the full story, click the title link.

End of Trump's infrastructure council casts doubt over Gateway

A day after two advisory councils to President Donald Trump collapsed amid a CEO revolt, the White House announced that a nascent committee planned to steer national infrastructure spending had also... To view the full story, click the title link.

Here Comes The Storm (Again): Flooding Advisory Issued For Rest Of Day

What'd we do to deserve a Friday news and weather dump? According to forecasts, the thunderstorm that dropped heavy rain throughout the city earlier this morning will be returning with a vengeance this afternoon (and then probably leaving us alone for the remainder of the weekend). [ more › ]

Video: ABC News Anchor In 1979 Hoped For A 'World At Peace' During 2017 Eclipse

On Monday, August 21st, some parts of North America will be treated to a total solar eclipse for the first time since 1979, and during their now-decades old broadcast of the event, ABC News anchor Frank Reynolds (who died in 1983) concluded with a declaration of hope that the world in 2017 would be a peaceful one. [ more › ]

New Play Takes On The Park Slope Plane Crash Of 1960

On December 16th, 1960, a United Airlines plane collided with a TWA aircraft, with the planes crashing down in Park Slope and in New Dorp, Staten Island. 134 people died in the collision, with victims including everyone onboard both planes along with six people on the ground. Show More Summary

Bannon is out at the White House: reports

Stephen Bannon has resigned his post at the White House, multiple outlets are reporting. Steve Bannon just told me he resigned from the White House two weeks ago @POTUS #Bannon — Sara A.... To view the full story, click the title li...

Man Killed While Riding Between Subway Cars On 2 Train

A man was fatally crushed by a 2 train while riding between subway cars Friday morning, police said. [ more › ]

Chipotle Is Fast Becoming Just Another Mediocre Fast-food Chain

It’s hiring executives from Arby’s and testing lots of gimmicky products.

New York Times Responds to Backlash Over Clueless Bubble-Tea Article

The paper addressed complaints from readers about the tone and substance of the coverage.

Murdoch son slams Trump over response to Charlottesville

The chief executive of 21st Century Fox denounced racism and terrorists while expressing concern over President Donald Trump's reaction to the deadly violence surrounding a white nationalist rally in... To view the full story, click the title link.

Video: Washington & Jefferson Defend Themselves From Trump On SNL's Weekend Update

While some people are very upset over Tina Fey's "let us stress eat cake" neo-Nazi comedy routine (that is not a phrase one expects to write every day), there was plenty of other material on SNL's Weekend Update Summer Edition last night worth taking a look at. Show More Summary

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