As we prepare for the end of The Colbert Report, it is time to reflect on exactly what we are losing as Stephen Colbert retires his character and moves on to host The Late Show. Sure it's a great move for Colbert. Sure it promises to invigorate late-night comedy and give Colbert a chance to show us the full range of his skills as a performer. Show More Summary
In September I was approached to join Impulse Group NYC as Director of Community Outreach. As Community Education and Recruitment Manager at the New York Blood Center's Project ACHIEVE, I oversee all the strategic efforts to educateShow More Summary
Knowingly or not, you have seen the phenomenon of "manspreading" in nature. You've probably been its unwitting victim. The slow (or rapid) creep of a knee into your own by a guy (indeed, it is always a guy) taking up more than his fair share of real estate on public transit. Show More Summary
The alternative small-business lender had a market cap of $1.32 billion at its debut Tuesday, a record high. On Wednesday, shares were up more than 30%. To view the full story, click the title link.
New York financial regulator Benjamin Lawsky revised his proposal for policing virtual-currency companies to eliminate some rules that Silicon Valley claimed would crush the fledgling industry. Mr.... To view the full story, click the title link.
Shortly after the U.S. declared an end to major combat operations in Afghanistan in 2003, then-23-year-old Tanjila Islam stepped off a plane in the war-torn country. She was tasked by the U.S. Agency... To view the full story, click the title link.
Amazon.com Inc. began offering one-hour delivery in Manhattan Thursday, the retailer's latest effort to connect consumers with products they order online as quickly as possible. The "Prime Now"... To view the full story, click the title link.
Now you can impulse purchase a 64" flatscreen television, Beats by Dre, or some hand lotion. Amazon introduced Prime Now to (certain areas of) Manhattan customers today, and will roll out the service in other cities next year. This allows...Show More Summary
interpretation, I figured he'd jumped the shark. I mean, how could anyone—even a lauded chef like Chang—make those crunchy, inedible cardboard discs taste good? Turns out—I'm an idiot. [ more › ]
The unprecedented hack of Sony Pictures which a U.S. official says is linked to North Korea may be the most damaging cyberattack ever inflicted on an American business. The fallout from the hack... To view the full story, click the title link.
Jon Stewart has been killing it recently with his coverage of the Eric Garner and Michael Brown grand jury decisions. Last night, he turned his attention toward the talking heads who are complaining about people peacefully protesting in the streets, because "blocking traffic is a form of violence." [ more › ]
The city is close to implementing new rules that will encourage construction companies to use quieter jackhammers for projects across town. Some contractors are already experimenting with new... To view the full story, click the title link.
Known for small apartments and strong opinions, locals sought to declutter and listen better, according to data on what was Googled most in the city this year. To view the full story, click the title link.
A training program provides up-to-date information on industry and internal practices while affording workers the opportunity to explore other areas that might appeal to them. To view the full story, click the title link.
The world was a different place in 1999. New York was a different place. But one constant in the city has been Beats in Space, Tim Sweeney's weekly mix of eclectic house, disco, hip-hop, techno and dance floor friendly anthems, broadcast through WNYU. Show More Summary
Go, America. We all know that Doritos-crusted and mutant bread bowl pies factor into Pizza Hut's global empire of melted mozzarella, but the Center for Science in the Public Interest pulled some numbers from a World Action on Salt & Health survey and found the chain's Stateside-served Pepperoni Thin 'N Crispy to be the saltiest of its offerings. Show More Summary
The lawsuit is the worst thing since sliced bread. Whole Foods and two other supermarkets in New Jersey have just been hit with class-action lawsuits filed on behalf of an estimated 10,000 customers. The alleged misdeed? The naturalShow More Summary
As anyone who's lived under a flightpath, near an elevated train track, or next to an electronica band of questionable talent can attest, noise pollution in this fair city is something of a problem. And while no one seems to be canceling...Show More Summary
The city council has voted to put an end to the sale of rabbits in NYC, thanks to their extreme fecundity overwhelming the city's already overburdened shelter system. [ more › ]
A woman was fatally run over while crossing Bruckner Boulevard at East 138th Street in the Bronx last night shortly before 8 p.m. According to police, Denise Lippin, 56, was crossing Bruckner Boulevard from the east when she was struck by the driver of a 2012 Nissan Sentra headed southbound on Bruckner. [ more › ]