The New York Times has long been an arbiter of where to eat in the city. Restaurants are reviewed, and when they’re reviewed by the chief critic (currently Pete Wells), they can be assigned star ratings. One star means good, two stars means very good, three stars means excellent, and four means extraordinary. As of this posting, […]
This Jan. 26, 2016, file photo shows a sign over the Flint River noting Flint, Mich., as Vehicle City. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says states are taking action to address the risk of lead in drinking water but more needs to be done to share key information with the [...]
Demi Lovato may be back on the dating scene but she’s not ready to settle down just yet! The 23-year-old singer was spotted on a dinner date with football star Odell Beckham Jr. last week in New York City but the pair are not serious, according to People. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of [...]
After a storied history making Poke balls, Saffron City tech firm Silph Company recently started trying its hand at software. Inspired by Pokemon Go’s popularity, its latest app Willow aims to hep trainers enjoying Niantic’s location-based hit to be the very best, like no one ever was. Show More Summary
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is under federal investigation for his role in the $240 million sale of the Long Island College Hospital in 2014, according to sources cited by the New York Daily News. US Attorney Preet Bharara has...Show More Summary
"Gotham" season 2 concluded with Hugo Strange (BD Wong) in custody and Jim Gordon (Ben McKenzie) leaving Gotham city for a while. On the other hand, Mr. Freeze and Firefly escaped, while Fish Mooney (Jada Pinkett Smith) is out and has a new found ability in enslaving minds.
A 45-year-old man who was arrested on suspicion of sexually molesting a 9-year-old boy in the bathroom of a mall in the city of Industry and was scheduled to appear in court Tuesday. Police arrested Richard Camarena at his mother’s home in Claremont about 8:30 p.m. Saturday. The boy told his...
1969 University City Planning Concepts This is part two of my "I Love Old Maps" series. In addition to ferreting out that fun 1986 map of Charlotte, retiring UNC Charlotte Associate Provost Owen Furuseth also handed me a 1969 city plan...Show More Summary
This great city will never be in short supply of places to enjoy cheese-topped dough cooked in an oven, such is New York's obsession with pizza. Each month brings a bounty of new spots vying for pie supremacy; here are a few of our favorites from the latest crop of pizza purveyors. [ more › ]
Last Friday, Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson signed an amendment to the city’s non-discrimination ordinance into law. This vital piece of legislation protects the right of transgender people to use restrooms and other facilities consistent with their gender identity. Show More Summary
Salt Lake City area health officials are investigating a very strange green foam that's emerging from a sewer grate in Bluffdale, Utah. Residents are freaked out because the nearby Utah Lake waterway was recently shut down due to a large...Show More Summary
Berlin's Raubdruckerin ("Pirate Printer") roam the world's great cities -- places like Paris, Amsterdam and Lisbon -- and apply ink-rollers directly to the prettiest manhole and utility covers they can find, then print tees, hoodies, posters and bags to sell with them. (more…)
Lily Aldridge, Elsa Hosk, and Stella Maxwell get ready to shoot their bras at the camera while launching the Victoria’s Secret “Easy” collection at the store’s Soho location on Tuesday (July 26) in New York City. Earlier in the day, Lily was seen out and about that morning before stopping by Victoria’s Secret. PHOTOS: Check [...]
On July 26, a Japanese care facility for people with intellectual disabilities located in the city of Sagamihara, west of Tokyo, was attacked by Satoshi Uematsu, a former employee who stabbed 19 sleeping patients to death and wounded 25 more.
When the conventions come to town every four years, making life a little more stressful for homeless people has become almost as much of a tradition as draping the city in red, white and blue. Instead of trying to mask and ignore the...Show More Summary
There’s another doping scandal brewing at the Rio Olympics and this time it has nothing to do with Russia. Drug dealers in the city have started peddling cocaine in Olympic packaging, HuffPost Brasil reports. The package features the Rio Olympic logo, the five Olympic rings and some helpful instructions: “Keep away from children.” Police discovered the Olympic-branded […]
The Thunder have a decision to make with their star point guard, but he has to make his own decision first, and he must do so before he becomes a free agent next summer. As soon as Kevin Durant decided to leave the Oklahoma City Thunder for the Golden State Warriors, much of the attention in Oklahoma City turned to the future of Russell Westbrook. Show More Summary
In general the cards from three of the biggest US issuers -- American Express, Chase, and Citi -- match one another: -- Each has co-branded hotel and airline credit cards, which offer special perks -- Each has cards that accrue a transferrable...Show More Summary
Impossible Foods, the startup that has reportedly raised about ~$180 million from the likes of UBS and Bill Gates to make a better veggie burger, has found a restaurant partner to debut its lab-created meat. Starting Wednesday, Nishi,...Show More Summary
A weapon to strike fear into the hearts of criminals across the city. [ more › ]