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Alec Baldwin Will Play Donald Trump This Season On SNL

Will Ferrell as George W. Bush. Darrell Hammond as Bill Clinton. Tina Fey as Sarah Palin. Kate McKinnon as Hillary Clinton. Larry David as Bernie Sanders. And now, we may be adding Alec Baldwin as Donald Trump to the pile of classic SNL political impressions, with the show announcing in the video below that Baldwin will step into Trump's shoes this election season. [ more › ]

Alan Kasujja speaks of the Other Alan, Alan Kurdi at the Mashable Social Good Summit

On September 18, Alan Kasujja of BBC News, gathered with United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi and President and CEO of Save the Children, Carolyn Miles to discuss the refugee crisis at the annual Mashable Social...Show More Summary

City announces five initiatives to address gender inequality in film and television

The Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment announced the launch of five initiatives to correct the underrepresentation of women in movies and television. Among the steps are a $5 million grant... To view the full story, click the title link.

Extra, Extra: Cop Bakes "Sorry I Tased You" Cake For Victim

Because Grumpy Cat is headed to Broadway, check out today's end-of-day links: cop bakes taser cake, sexist dog costumes, very serious role-playing, Kate McKinnon on Hillary, Greenwich Village garden, and mini pig walks on front feet....Show More Summary

Hedge fund to pay $400 million in African bribe case

Authorities say a major U.S. hedge fund has agreed to pay more than $400 million to settle charges accusing it of using a web of middlemen to pay bribes to African officials. The Securities and... To view the full story, click the title link.

Mother Of Ramarley Graham Says New Video Suggests Cops Tampered With Crime Scene

A recently unearthed security video shows police entering Ramarley Graham's apartment on the day of his death—and paramedics carrying his body out on a stretcher just 20 minutes later. [ more › ]

Damn, The Views From Williamsburg's Rooftop Bar Westlight Are Good

The dining and drinking options at Williamsburg's Eye of Sauron William Vale Hotel are coming together nicely. Today, Mister Dips made his grand debut slinging burgers out of an airstream, and the hotel's rooftop bar has been in the swing of things for a little over two weeks. (Andrew Carmellini's restaurant, Leuca, doesn't have a set premiere day yet.) [ more › ]

Police Find Unidentified Woman's Body In Bay Ridge Park

Police say they found the body of an unidentified woman in a Bay Ridge park this morning. [ more › ]

Chipotle Will Pay Millions to Teen Worker Whom Managers Sexually Harassed

An attorney called the store “almost like a brothel that just served food.”

America's Future Lies In A New York State Of Mind

While the rest of the country has spent months getting to know these two candidates from New York, we've been scratching our chin, surmising how well Trump and Clinton will stack up. We're like a bunch of old geezers chessing it out in the park by Gracie Mansion. Show More Summary

Tony Cointreau Writes About A Gift of Love and Talks About Lessons Learned From Mother Teresa At Michael's

Michael's is the famous and popular lunch hangout for the high profile entertainment crowd, but on the evening of September 20th it opened its doors for another kind of special event. Tony Cointreau, who is the heir to the CointreauShow More Summary

Get Ready: The Tompkins Square Park Halloween Dog Parade Returns October 22nd

October is right around the corner, which means Halloween is right around the corner, which means DOG HALLOWEEN is even more right around the corner. The only thing better than morning-after costumed walks of shame are puppies dressed...Show More Summary

'Luke Cage' Starts Kicking Ass All Over Netflix This Weekend

We've had two seasons of Daredevil and one of Jessica Jones, and starting Friday, the forever expanding Glenn Beck chalkboard-sized Marvel Cinematic Universe gets its newest addition with Luke Cage. [ more › ]

Internet star Grumpy Cat to join Cats on Broadway

Life will imitate art—or is it the other way around?—when internet sensation Grumpy Cat joins the cast of the Broadway musical Cats on Friday for what will likely be a feline-good... To view the full story, click the title link.

Stumpf berated again as lawmakers renew calls for him to resign

Wells Fargo & Co. Chief Executive Officer John Stumpf endured a second day of withering assaults from lawmakers furious over the bank’s fake-account scandal, defending himself against... To view the full story, click the title link.

After Chelsea bombing emergency alert system gets more capability

Emergency officials were cleared Thursday to add web links to wireless alerts, bringing more capability to a system criticized after a New York bombing because it carries only text in an age of... To view the full story, click the title link.

NJ Transit Crash Killed Woman Standing On Platform, Wounded 108

One person was killed and 108 people sustained injuries in this morning's train crash at the Hoboken Terminal building in New Jersey, according to the latest information from New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo. Show More Summary

New Book Looks At The Life Of NYC's Patron Saint, Jane Jacobs

Depending on whom you ask, Jane Jacobs is either a patron saint of the city or a relic of a time before the city’s housing crunch. She’s known for her battles with Robert Moses and "urban renewal" and for The Death and Life of GreatShow More Summary

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