Employing technology to further advancements in dining continues an upward trajectory, from solar panels on food carts to the further reliance on tablet systems. Eatsa, the California transplant bringing more quinoa bowls to Midtown,...Show More Summary
A Bronx man was taken into custody Monday afternoon after a Fox News employee reported his strange behavior to the police. Yuriy Alterman, 38, was seen in midtown Manhattan "acting erratically" and was allegedly found carrying a half-full gas can, matches, and the book Son of Hamas. [ more › ]
City Councilman Vincent Gentile allegedly mocked, tormented and humiliated an aide with Asperger syndrome, according to a $10 million lawsuit filed in Manhattan Supreme Court this week. [ more › ]
Last year, Joe Biden made an emotional appearance on the newly-launched Late Show With Stephen Colbert shortly after his son Beau died, getting into a poignant, funny, and vulnerable conversation about loss and grief. The two renewed...Show More Summary
A comedian from Brooklyn was caught in the crossfire of a shooting at a club in Bloomfield, NJ on Friday night when gunshots went off in the middle of her set. [ more › ]
Two days after Mayor de Blasio formally asked President Obama and Congress for up to $35 million in federal restitution for security outside traffic-snarled White House North, Congressional Republicans indicated that they are interested in fronting only a small percentage of the City's ask. Show More Summary
A couple of years ago we requested one simple thing: more public hammocks in NYC. At the time, Governors Island just built a "Hammock Grove," featuring a few hammocks suspended over a section of grassy lawn. But why not have hammocks in the parks, we wondered. [ more › ]
A woman was groped at a lower Manhattan subway station last month, and now police have released surveillance footage of the suspect, who remains at large. [ more › ]
It's no surprise—Time magazine has named President-elect Donald Trump as its Person of the Year. Speaking on the Today Show, Trump said, "It's a great honor. It means a lot. Especially with me growing up reading Time magazine. It's a very important magazine. Show More Summary
Time magazine on Wednesday named President-elect Donald Trump its Person of the Year. "It's a great honor. It means a lot," Trump said in a telephone interview on NBC's Today show. Time editor... To view the full story, click the title link.
Health insurance isn’t just one of this year’s political hot buttons, with Democrats supporting the Affordable Care Act and Republicans seeking to revamp it or scrap it... To view the full story, click the title link.
The 18-month shutdown of the L train between north Brooklyn and Manhattan’s 14th Street corridor will disrupt the lives of 250,000 daily commuters and hundreds of businesses on both sides of... To view the full story, click the title link.
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Things are a little stressful for residents of Trump Tower, now that their fancy skyscraper's been transformed into White House North. Some residents are so annoyed with all the extra security measures and Naked Cowboys they've been trying to unload their apartments. Show More Summary
Administration for Children's Services filings to remove children from their homes leapt more than 50 percent from September to October, the first full month after the death of a six-year-old child drew harsh scrutiny for the agency's handling of child abuse investigations. [ more › ]
Buyers at Manhattan’s tallest ultra-luxury condo tower are getting discounts worth millions, a sign of the times in a market that’s swamped with costly homes. At 432 Park Ave., buyers... To view the full story, click the title link.
The City Council passed a law aimed at illuminating the process for lifting a city deed restriction Tuesday, a little over a year after the de Blasio administration effectively signed away a nursing... To view the full story, click the title link.
An off-duty Muslim MTA employee was assaulted and harassed yesterday by a man at Grand Central who allegedly called her a "terrorist." Soha Salama, 45, was pushed down a flight of stairs by a man who she says shouted the Islamophobic slurs at her. Show More Summary
The 2004 hit Mean Girls had a lot of great moments, but the Winter Talent Show was one of the highlights. And now, the fine people at BBQ Films will bring it to life in Brooklyn—they're transforming the Brooklyn Bazaar space into the North Shore High School auditorium on December 14th, for one night only. Show More Summary
Billy Eichner is a NYC treasure, whether he's screaming at people to have a threesome with Jon Hamm or he's screaming at people to enjoy the holiday cheer with Will Ferrell (and also, of course, when he's mocking Kevin Spacey on the excellent Difficult People). Show More Summary