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.
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
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 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 › ]
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
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
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.
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
You have Donald Trump to thank.
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.
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.
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 › ]
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 › ]
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
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...
A man was fatally crushed by a 2 train while riding between subway cars Friday morning, police said. [ more › ]
It’s hiring executives from Arby’s and testing lots of gimmicky products.
The paper addressed complaints from readers about the tone and substance of the coverage.
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.
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