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Congressman Jerry Nadler: Trump Was 'Legally Elected' In An Illegitimate Election

28 minutes agoUnited States / New York : Gothamist

Rep. Jerry Nadler took to CNN to explain why he will not be attending President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration this Friday. The Manhattan Democrat, whose spokesman confirmed to us on Saturday that he was skipping the event, said,Show More Summary

Pictorial Illiteracy Can Be Fatal

Hispanic teen to friend: Yo, none of the danger signs are in Spanish! “Do not lean on the doors, do not hold the doors.” The city doesn't care if we fall off the train and die! Friend: Then you guys better start looking at the fucking stick figures! –Uptown E Train Overheard by: Tara

Dan Kluger Steps Out of Jean-Georges’s Shadow at Loring Place

His focus here is the kind of elevated, crowd-pleasing Greenmarket cooking that made his reputation at ABC Kitchen.

Self-storage industry gears up for a fight with de Blasio

More than a year ago, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a 10-point plan to spur the city's manufacturing sector. Point No. 2 was to limit the number of hotels and self-storage facilities in designated... To view the full story, click the title link.

Extra Extra: IHOP Briefly Suggests Bernie Would Have Won

The pros and cons of living above a bar, Cecile Richards is taking knitting lessons, Scottish TV listing goes in on Trump, IHOP joins the revolution and more day's end links. Don't forget to follow Gothamist on Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and Snapchat, and like us on Facebook. You can also get the top stories mailed to you—sign up here. [ more › ]

You Can Now Buy Your Own Piece Of The Circus (And We Don't Mean By Donating To A Congressman)

Ringling Brothers announced today that they're ceasing operations, but if you're a circus fan with deep pockets, there's some good news for you: the assets of the Big Apple Circus, which announced it was shutting down last year, are up for auction. Finally, a chance to start your own damn circus and show those clowns just what you can do. [ more › ]

Cuomo To Introduce Rebranded 421-a Tax Credit In Legislature Today

Ever since the 421-a tax credit expired in 2016, Governor Cuomo, the real estate industry and construction unions have been trying to work out either an extension of the credit that would make all three sides happy. After reaching that deal in November, a press release from Cuomo's office says that the bill is going in front of the state legislature today. [ more › ]

Wildlife Officials Have Killed 70,000 Birds Near NYC-Area Airports Since 'The Miracle On The Hudson'

It's been eight years since Captain Chelsey "Sully" Sulzberger became a national hero by calmly landing an airplane on the Hudson River after it lost power in two engines, preventing the deaths of 155 passengers. And while Sully gotShow More Summary

Maison Pickle Takes The French Dip Sandwich To The Next Level

The unstoppable Upper West Side brunch force Jacob's Pickles hopes to strike gut-busting gold twice with their next restaurant, Maison Pickle, now open in the former Ouest space on Broadway. And friends: it's all about the french dip. [ more › ]

19 ways to make money in real estate

MIDDLE-MARKET RENTALS Yes, there is a glut of luxury rentals sprouting up on Manhattan’s West Side, in Long Island City and in downtown Brooklyn. But elsewhere, demand is strong and supply is... To view the full story, click the title link.

The Studio Museum Of Harlem To Offer Free Admission On MLK Day

The Studio Museum of Harlem is usually closed on Mondays, but this year, it's opening its doors for Martin Luther King Jr. Day—and admission will be free. [ more › ]

Trump Fight With John Lewis Continues As More Congresspeople Drop Out Of Inauguration

After firing off a couple of tweets about Atlanta congressman John Lewis and his failings in the eyes of Trump, the president-elect is enjoying a second day of people getting mad at him for calling a famed civil rights leader "all talk...Show More Summary

Photos, Videos: Felicity Jones Tackles First SNL Of 2017 With Visit From Tina Fey

British starlet Felicity Jones kicked off the new year by hosting Saturday Night Live. The Rogue One star didn't reference her Star Wars film as much as Adam Driver did when he hosted last year, but there was a hologram of Tina Fey during the monologue. And, no, Fey wasn't dressed as Princess Leia—it was just something she got at Eileen Fisher. [ more › ]

Conservative Commentator Laura Ingraham Tweets Picture Of Brandy Bottle To Prove New York Is Falling Apart

Liberal, immigrant-heavy New York has always been something of a conservative boogeyman. And now with Mayor de Blasio as one of the most visible liberal leaders in the country picking fights with the incoming Trump administration, it's...Show More Summary

SNL's Cold Open Has Alec Baldwin's Donald Trump Brag About 'A Thick Stream Of Jobs' And 'Golden Opportunity'

If you were hoping that Saturday Night Live, back after a four-week break, would bring up the extremely unverified but extremely crazy dossier about compromising info Russian intelligence has on Donald Trump, you're in luck. The cold...Show More Summary

Staying a 'sanctuary city' will cost New York billions of dollars and risk our safety

A “sanctuary city” is one that limits the cooperation that local law enforcement provides to federal immigration officials. New York is one of them, and Mayor Bill de Blasio has vowed to... To view the full story, click the title li...

Strong bank earnings set up showdown over regulation rollback

One of the Trump administration's top economic priorities is easing regulation on Wall Street to help the economy reach the president-elect’s goal of 4% annual GDP growth—roughly double... To view the full story, click the title lin...

Keep the presses rolling

I read your editorial called “The rules Crain’s lives by.” I just wanted to tell you how much I look forward to Crain’s every day and the weekly print... To view the full story, click the title link.

About that Second Avenue subway…

Regarding “Second Avenue subway’s lesson—don’t do it again, do it better”: The streets of New York City are paved over with many unfulfilled subway expansion projects.... To view the full story, click the title link.

Immigrants made New York great again

As is the case with so many other issues, no one really knows what President-elect Donald Trump will do to implement his campaign pledge to deport those people in the country illegally. A new report... To view the full story, click the title link.

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