(Video Link) When the Klingon leader General Martok (who was recently elected to public office in New York) wishes you a merry Christmas, you should at least try to respond in his own language. There's a limit to the Yuletide cheer that the universal translator can express. Show More Summary
Public Demands Holiday Photos–Marc Jacobs releases another cheeky video, this time around promoting their #worldofmarc photo truck that will be taking free photos on Bleecker Street in Soho, New York every Saturday and Sunday through December 22, 2013. Show More Summary
Recently I had to meet a group of out-of-town visitors traveling with The Trust for Public Land to see parks in New York City. I needed to get over to the High Line, take them on a walk for about a mile, then get back to my office in the NoHo area, near NYU. Show More Summary
HLT. That's now the symbol for Hilton Hotels on the New York Stock Exchange, after the hotel company went public today in the biggest-ever hotel initial public offering yesterday. (Hilton returns to the stock market after being taken...Show More Summary
At the tail end of October, we brought you the story of Verizon's attempt to subvert New York's Freedom of Information Law by releasing hundreds of fully-redacted pages. Information on costs related to the buildout, repair and support...Show More Summary
New York State Education Commissioner John King was on a “listening tour” this fall to ostensibly talk with the public about the Common Core State Standards and school reform but it got cut short when people in the crowd challenged him. Some forums were cancelled, but he is back on the circuit — and on […]
Thierry Henry is no stranger to public appearances, but the New York Red Bulls star appeared to have forgotten the swearing rule in a spot on Sky Sports. Check out this clip. Is it just us, or does the legendary World Cup winner drop the f-bomb, twice? Read more World Football news on BleacherReport.com
Nearly 3,000 people signed an online petition this week to protest the Port Authority of NY and NJ's orders to kill snowy owls on sight at John F. Kennedy airport in New York City. The Port Authority made the decision as a safety precaution after a nesting
Perhaps it isn't fashionable to review a book written 17 decades earlier. Admittedly, I'm the guy who read the New York Times to the day one year after the date of publication, and doesn't want to know what's happening when everyoneShow More Summary
New York City, also fondly known as the Big Apple, has taken yet another step in the right direction for technophiles – the city’s Internet access will be enhanced with the introduction of the largest Wi-Fi network in the country, blanketing all 95 blocks of Harlem in the process. Show More Summary
The northern reaches of Manhattan will soon be home to the nation’s largest wi-fi network. New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced Tuesday that the Harlem neighborhood will soon get a new outdoor public wi-fi network. But this is no single hotspot — the free wi-fi coverage will cover 95 city blocks, spanning from 110th Street to 138th Street. Show More Summary
Increasingly-gentrified York Boulevard in Highland Park is getting a $3-million new green space, but it's not yet clear what exactly will be in it. The public will be able to view and...
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced plans today to launch the largest free public Wi-Fi network New York City To Host Largest Free Wi-Fi Network In The US - -
The New York Public Library (NYPL) has organized an event called “Charles Dickens & A Christmas Carol with Neil Gaiman and Molly Oldfield.” The event will take place on Saturday, December 15th inside the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building. The...Show More Summary
New York's code-loving mayor had at least one more big tech announcement to make before handing over the keys to the city at the end of the year. Mayor Mike Bloomberg announced plans to launch a free WiFi network in Harlem, spanning 95 of the uptown...
For the first time ever, the MTA has made a regional public transportation map for New York and New Jersey. The map was commissioned specifically for the Super Bowl, which will take place at MetLife Stadium in February. It includes Manhattan's subway lines, as well as New Jersey Transit, Amtrak, and PATH trains between Manhattan and New Jersey. Show More Summary
These toys, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and the New York Public Interest Group said in a news conference I covered for 1010 WINS, are unsafe for Christmas because they are too small and a child could choke on them. Other toys, they say, that fire projectiles are unsafe too. Show More Summary
In a new step to improve the city's Internet access, especially in lower income areas, New York City has announced the launch of what will be the nation's biggest Wi-Fi network, which will blanket 95 blocks of Harlem. It is simply called...Show More Summary
The debate over the pros and cons of publishing agent performance data will continue at a special town hall gathering next month at Real Estate Connect New York City. “Let it Rip: Open Forum on Publishing Agent Performance Data” wil...
Shares of Twitter climbed to $52.58 on Tuesday afternoon, an all-time high for the newly public microblogging network, which debuted on the New York Stock Exchange last month. The rally comes shortly after the company introduced a new retargeted advertising product, which may have boosted investor confidence in Twitter's monetization prospects.