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Marching behind a sign that read "No Cops, No Banks," the demonstrators appeared to be protesting the increasing corporatization and police involvement with the annual event. [ more › ]
Not that this town has any shortage of standout Italian spots, but a new neighborhood joint is always welcome. Enter, then, Tableside Italian Cook Shoppe, a cute little corner eatery in the East Village serving up super-rich pasta dishes and one very good grilled octopus. [ more › ]
Earlier this month, a group of anti-Muslim protesters descended on Foley Square in Lower Manhattan as part of a nationwide "March Against Sharia Law" organized by Trump-aligned lobbyist organization and noted hate group ACT for America. Around one hundred people turned up for the event, where they were vastly outnumbered by anti-Islamophobic counter-protesters. [ more › ]
Just about a year after the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando, Florida, Governor Cuomo today revealed renderings for a Hudson River Park monument mean to pay tribute to the victims of the shooting and to honor New York's LGBT community. [ more › ]
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"These buildings can collapse very quickly," Chief of Department James E. Leonard told DNAinfo at the scene, adding that two of the damaged homes may need to be demolished. [ more › ]
Three men attacked a livery cab driver in the Bronx on Saturday morning, and stole his car, according to police. [ more › ]
A teenage girl fell from a gondola at an upstate New York amusement park on Saturday, plunging 25 feet into a crowd of park-goers and employees who'd gathered to catch her. [ more › ]
Just in time for Sunday's big Pride Parade, the NYC Department of Transportation has painted the crosswalk outside the Stonewall Inn with rainbow colors. [ more › ]
As is the custom, the 25th Annual Dyke March was a protest, not a parade. But that doesn't means it wasn't also a lot of fun. [ more › ]
Over the past week, the police have asked for the public's help in finding three suspects in separate forcible touching incidents in the subway system. Which is also an important reminder that victims should report incidents—and that the MTA has an online form to do so. [ more › ]
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Editing Crain's 50 Most Powerful Women list gave me a lot of food for thought these past few weeks. We started in April, and the presidential campaign and election were still very fresh. In... To view the full story, click the title link.
An NYPD officer fired a shot at a fleeing driver while responding to a disturbance reported on FDR Drive and 23rd Street early Sunday morning, police said. [ more › ]
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Mayor Bill de Blasio has a short list of allies to welcome him when he visits Albany. His relationship with Gov. Andrew Cuomo is famously bad, and Senate Republicans have had it out for him ever... To view the full story, click the title link.
At the Crain's Real Estate Forum June 14, someone with transportation expertise pulled me aside. “It’s going to be a tense summer in the city,” he said, “with 400,000 angry... To view the full story, click the title link.
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Until hundreds of thousands people make the LGBTQ Pride Parade route glitter with color, a West Village building might have the biggest display of rainbow-colored solidarity. Squarespace has decked its 8 Clarkson Street office facade with a 500-pound balloon structure, made by Geronimo Balloons. [ more › ]