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Protesters Shut Down George Washington Bridge's Upper Level

22 minutes agoUnited States / New York : Gothamist

Protesters have shut down the upper level of the George Washington Bridge, causing delays in both directions. They may have chained themselves to the bridge. [ more › ]

Keith McNally Opens Augustine Next Week in FiDi

It’s a modern French restaurant with serious cocktails, all-day service, and rotisserie meats.

NYPD: This Guy Exposed Himself To Woman In Bushwick Elevator

39 minutes agoUnited States / New York : Gothamist

The incident occurred at 10:30 a.m. on October 24th. According to the NYPD, the victim, 24, entered a residential building near Humboldt Street and Seigel Street when "she was followed by an unidentified male onto the elevator. The male pulled down his pants and exposed himself in front of the victim." [ more › ]

Extra, Extra: Trump Doesn't Analyze Himself Because "I Might Not Like What I See"

39 minutes agoUnited States / New York : Gothamist

Because Trump is a lonely little man, check out today's end-of-day links: 'Bachelor' love, Trump's Obama impression, bodega cat angst, unreleased Trump reality TV show, Powell endorses Hillary, politically-induced stress acupuncture, and an emotional doggy. Show More Summary

Time Warner, AT&T merger looks like a dead deal

In February 2014, Time Warner Cable declared it would sell itself to Comcast for $45 billion. Investors let out a whoop and Time Warner Cable's stock price, which had rallied for months amid... To view the full story, click the title link.

Keep New York's film and TV production boom going

During the industrial revolution, New York was an outstanding role model. Today, more than a century later, the state is leading another revolution—in digital television and motion picture... To view the full story, click the title link.

Is Obamacare succeeding in New York? [in 5 steps]

As New York's Affordable Care Act marketplace opens for its fourth year Nov. 1, some of its counterparts in other states have run into problems, including steep increases in premiums and some... To view the full story, click the title link.

Brooklyn Winery's head winemaker prepares for harvest season

For about two months in the early fall each year, Conor McCormack is crushing it seven days a week. It's not just a metaphor; he's head winemaker at Brooklyn Winery in Williamsburg, and this is... To view the full story, click the title link.

City's share of Wall Street jobs hits record low

Maybe it's time for New York to build a wall around Wall Street. The city's share of jobs in the securities industry has hit fresh lows, currently accounting for less than 19% of all U.S. securities... To view the full story, click the title link.

Beloved store is back: Pearl River Mart to reopen in TriBeCa next month

Pearl River Mart, the Asian-goods emporium that was shuttered this spring after nearly half a century in business, is set to open a new location in TriBeCa in November. The owners, who announced the... To view the full story, click the title link.

NJ College Student: Frat Boys Played 'Rock, Paper, Scissors' To See Who Raped Me First

A former student at Ramapo College is suing the school, along with a Pi Kappa Alpha chapter, saying that the institution created an hostile environment to young women that led to her rape in 2014. In the lawsuit, she claims that while...Show More Summary

DraftKings, FanDuel to pay NY $12M in settlement

DraftKings and FanDuel will pay $6 million apiece to New York state to resolve lawsuits alleging the daily fantasy sports companies engaged in false advertising. New York Attorney General Eric... To view the full story, click the title link.

Gender Imbalance In The Art Museum And Gallery Worlds

There must be an all women's organization for every industry on the planet. A quick Google search brought up the following: Business Women's Network (BWN) Alliance for Women in Media, American Medical Women's Association, CommercialShow More Summary

What makes a Broadway hit?

Jack Viertel, a 67-year-old musical-theater lover, has worked as a critic, consultant, show conceiver and writer, dramaturge, producer and NYU adjunct professor. Since 2000, he's resurrected classics... To view the full story, click the title link.

Where To Eat An Indian Breakfast In Manhattan

When we think of Indian food, certain staples might come to mind: rich chicken vindaloo, garlicky naans and sweet chutneys, and, of course, lamb rogan josh. But finding specially-crafted—and authentic—breakfast or brunch dishes in New York City proves much harder to find. [ more › ]

Glass Ceiling HAMMERED: Millennial Women Are Just As Drunk As Millennial Men

Millennial women have closed the gender drinking gap, according to a recent study and my current pounding hangover. [ more › ]

City names new chief technology officer

Miguel Gamiño Jr., who previously held the position of chief information officer of San Francisco, has been named New York City's chief technology officer, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced... To view the full story, click the title li...

Is the Time Warner deal bad for New York City?

When one of the largest companies in a city is acquired by another company from out of town, the consequences are usually bad. The headquarters disappears, the top executives are no longer as big a... To view the full story, click the title link.

Bed-Stuy Residents Say Extremely Loud Synagogue Siren Poses Health Risk

Long-time Brooklynites may be familiar with the siren noises that resound on Friday evenings in neighborhoods across the borough. This noise, which signals the beginning of Shabbat, gives observant Jews a heads up that it's time to head home before sundown. Show More Summary

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