After yet another tourist successfully climbed the Brooklyn Bridge and put a wrinkle in the NYPD's security theater, Deputy Commissioner for Counterterrorism and Intelligence John Miller assured New Yorkers that this was no biggie. But...Show More Summary
Tourist lady: So, this is New York…Chick: No. This is Manhattan.–R trainOverheard by: miraclemidgit
It's a fairly sunny portrayal of a city that he'd been hearing so many terrible things about lately. [ more › ]
Steve Doocy, in his never-ending quest to seem hip and cool, occasionally takes to the streets to ask people if they are as bigoted and narrow minded as he is. Fortunately, he's in New York, so he does come across quite a few Democrats. Show More Summary
I t's finally July, which, in the Northern hemisphere, means summer has descended upon us all. While many New Yorkers bide their time in the warmer months with rooftop barbecues, outdoor brunching and picnics in the park -- all perfectly...Show More Summary
For the first time since 1909, New Yorkers can legally light fireworks for the Fourth of July. Not in the five boroughs, though. And there are other caveats. A new state law, signed by Gov. Andrew... To view the full story, click the title link.
If New Yorkers want to raise a cold one to the U.S. of A. this Fourth of July, the best place to do it will be at home.
Street Fighter fans need to check out this new t-shirt range, which features exclusive illustrations of Street Fighter characters. Numskull and New Yorker illustrator Stanley Chow has teamed up for a new clothing line that features new designs inspired by Street Fighter characters Ryu, Ken, and Blanka. These can be yours for the price of […]
BACK IN THE NEWS: How the Talmud Became a Best-Seller in South Korea (Ross Arbes, The New Yorker ). I noted this story when it was last in the media back in 2011. This article is much longer and more comprehensive. It's difficult toShow More Summary
The two bald eagles who recently built a nest on Staten Island for breeding purposes seem to have given up their dream of raising smug Native New Yorker offspring, according to the Department of Environmental Conservation. [ more › ...
President Barack Obama speaks in the Roosevelt Room of the White House Wednesday about the completion of the Hostage Policy Review The president is clearing the way for families of U.S. hostages to pay ransom to terror groups without...Show More Summary
Bill DiBlasio despises you and your freedom. New Yorkers may soon not be able to smoke in their own homes, if Democratic New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio gets his way. The New York Post reported on de Blasio?s...
The latest show Amy Poehler's executive-produced, Difficult People, will make its debut on Hulu in August. And to give you a sense of what you're in for, its first teaser demonstrates exactly why people think New Yorkers are rude, and why you probably should leave Billy Eichner and Julie Klausner... More »
BILL DE BLASIO HATES FREEDOM: Well, yes. But specifically, “Democrat doesn’t want New Yorkers to smoke in their own homes.” Or as the Daily Caller notes, “Former Pot Smoking Mayor Wants City Residents To Kick Their Tobacco Habit.” Back in 2008 in response to Los Angeles’ anti-smoking proposals, Richard Miniter wrote, “In the 1950s, the […]
Morning showers couldn’t stop New Yorkers from reveling in this year’s NYC Pride March, PrideFest, and Dance on the Pier. The day kicked off with Grand Marshals Sir Derek Jacobi, Sir Ian McKellen, Kasha Jacqueline Nabagesera, and J. Christopher Neal. Show More Summary
Andrés Jaque has created art that also provides clean water.
Uber e-mailed hundreds of riders and drivers urging them to rally against a new bill supported by Mayor Bill de Blasio that it said would "destroy 10,000 job opportunities for New Yorkers in one... To view the full story, click the title link.
New Yorkers looking for a Wi-Fi hotspot soon won't have to look further than the nearest phone booth—or at least what used to be a phone booth.
Court of Appeals upholds fundamental right to shout at the police.
As difficult as it is for a New Yorker to admit, Wimbledon is far and away the most important Grand Slam of the year. Tennis fans around the world wait all year long for Wimbledon to roll around and the pros definitely step up their game to levels we don’t see at other Grand Slams. Show More Summary