New York and Boston fans don't like each other. Whether it's Bucky Dent, the Bloody Sock, Aaron Boone, or the Red Sox 3-1 comeback in 2004, memories of past victory and defeat die hard. With three series this month, May will write one of the most active chapters in the history of the New York-Boston rivalry. Show More Summary
In the dead of night, while New Yorkers slept (okay, stared at the ceiling trying not to think about that exterminator interview), the Citi Bike Fairy finally came and collected all the little teeth we hid under the bike share stations, replacing them with shiny new blue bicycles. Show More Summary
It's almost Memorial Day! I bet you have a ton of Whites parties to go to. In my head you are apparently A) a 19th century haute bourgeois New Yorker or B) a close personal friend of P. Diddy. I don't know. Someone you know might be throwing a white party for memorial day. Show More Summary
As I said yesterday, President Barack Obama's big War on Terror speech will be praised by those "who like words." Sure enough here comes The New Yorker's Jane Mayer, who knows all about "the dark side" of the WoT, with an almost perfect...Show More Summary
Ben Greenman, editor of The New Yorker's “Goings on About Town” section, has a strange story about busing from Boston and listening to chiptune for you. For our money, the best chiptune album is Da Chip!, which takes Daft Punk and shoves it through a Gameboy — hard to top that source material. Show More Summary
New Yorkers may be looking forward to spending his holiday weekend at the reopened Jersey shore and Governor Christie is certainly patting himself on the back for this. There is also a battle of whether his tenure as governor has led to some magical supply side miracle. Show More Summary
Amid concerns that Koch Industries could buy several major U.S. newspapers from Tribune Company, industrial billionaire David Koch was forced to step down as trustee of WNET, New York City’s largest public TV station, after the New Yorker revealed how WNET gave Koch inappropriate influence over its programming. Show More Summary
New York is implementing a bike-share program. Rarely do you hear a New Yorker so enthusiastically positive about something! Click here to add 'Share Some Advice for New Urban Bikers' to your GOOD to-do list.
The bill from the Oklahoma tornado is now expected to top $2 billion in damages, making it the latest member of the rapidly growing billion-dollar weather-disaster club, the New Yorker observes. In a recent study, climate scientists found that billion-dollar-plus disasters (among them Hurricanes Sandy and Irene, and the 2011...
New Yorkers looking to make some extra cash by renting out their pads on Airbnb may be in for a very rude (and expensive) awakening. An NYC judge recently fined a man who listed his condo on Airbnb $2,400 after finding that he violated a 2011 law which says
NY Gov. Cuomo: "Shame on us," if New Yorkers elect Anthony Weiner Mayor....
(CNN) – On the day of Anthony Weiner's first official campaign stop, the governor of New York offered a scathing evaluation of the disgraced former congressman's bid for mayor. "Shame on us" if New Yorkers elect Weiner to City Hall, Gov. Andrew Cuomo told the editorial board of the Syracuse Post-Standard. Previously, Cuomo had been […]
Over the weekend, I saw a bunch of SIFF movies, and it didn't occur to me until after I'd watched them all that they had one thing in common: They all were directed by, written by, and/or starred strong women. Ten or fifteen years ago,...Show More Summary
An overwhelming number of New Yorkers want more surveillance cameras to be installed in public places, according to a new poll from Quinnipiac University. The demand for more governmental surveillance is spread across demographics: 80%...Show More Summary
Anthony Weiner may have spent the first day of his mayoral campaign hiding at home (and sending pizzas to camped-out reporters) but he's out in the wild today. One New Yorker spotted him on the R train this morning. [ more › ]
Occasionally, societies fall apart. These are the voices of those caught in the current American vortex of disconnection and angst. Related posts: George Packer’s good book on Iraq New Yorker writer, George Packer has written some impressive...Show More Summary
Earlier today it was reported that several Fox News reporters were targeted by the Department of Justice over interaction with an employee(s) at the State Department. In the investigation, Fox News’ James Rosen was fingered by the DOJ not as just a reporter getting “classified” information, but an “aider and abettor and/or co-conspirator.” This is [...]
Authorities have issued an arrest warrant for veteran rapper Tim Dog, who died three months ago. Or did he … ? The New Yorker struggled with diabetes and was widely reported to have died in early February after a lethal seizure. The thing is, police don’t think that Tim Dog (real name Timothy Blair) is [...] Rapper Tim Dog May Have Faked His Death is a post from: The Inquisitr
Thanks to the efforts of topless activists such as Holly Van Voast and Moira Johnston, New Yorkers (and the NYPD) are now well aware that all people are legally allowed to go topless on the streets of NYC (so long as their flesh doesn't incite a riot). It seems Johnston is expanding her awareness campaign to other cities as well, as you can see in the video below. [ more › ]
Nothing is ever as it seems in Five Points…BBC AMERICA and Cineflix Studios promise no shortage of twists and turns for season two of COPPER, announcing today that famed New Yorker, William “Billy” Baldwin (Gossip Girl, Hawaii Five-O) will guest star in the last two episodes of the upcoming season as William “Wild Bill” Eustace