If this were in a less respectable publication, it would be difficult to believe. New York Magazine‘s “Science of Us” column has an interview with a zoophile who likes being with horses. Here is some of what is said, but the whole thing is definitely not for tender eyes. When did you first realize you [...]
WHO among you is surprised at the fact that when a NY Times reporter publicly challenged Al Shaprton after her paper ran the story about his unpaid taxes he TURNED THE TABLES and dropped the names "Obama and De Blasio" as the REAL motivation...Show More Summary
Monday's relocated game at Ford Field will be available free of charge first to season ticket holders, then to the general public. Quick, the NFL is giving out free admission to Monday Night Football! Tickets to the New York Jets-Buffalo...Show More Summary
Here’s a look at the FishbowlNY posts that made the most buzz this week. 1) Anna Wintour Admits KimYe Vogue Cover was Publicity Stunt 2) Turner to Remove TNT, TBS from Dish Lineup 3) T: The New York Times Style Magazine Names First Associate...Show More Summary
A New York City police officer has been placed on administrative duty after he shot and killed an unarmed man in the dark hallway of a Brooklyn public housing development late Thursday night. Law enforcement officials say they believe it was an accident.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York City police officer on routine patrol shot and killed an unarmed man in the dimly lit stairwell of a public housing project in Brooklyn, the New York Times reported on Friday. The uniformed officer and his partner encountered the 28-year-old man while on "vertical patrol" at about 11 p.m. Show More Summary
Steven Hahn reviewed James McPherson’s new book about Jefferson Davis in yesterday’s New York Times. It includes nothing out of the ordinary from a typical academic review in a popular publication until you reach the very end. I found this to be somewhat curious. Yet, there is a larger and more unsettling issue. Treating Davis […]
An unidentified man was fatally shot in the chest by an NYPD officer in the stairwell of a public housing project in East New York last night. The NYPD has not said whether the man was armed. [ more › ]
Due to ongoing blizzard conditions in the upstate New York area, the Week 12 game between the Buffalo Bills and New York Jets on Sunday will not be played in Buffalo. Greg Aiello from the NFL's public relations office passes along the news: The Buffalo region has been pounded with snow this week. Show More Summary
New York City’s transit agency will launch a public education campaign in January to remind (or scold) riders not to take up so much space on crowded subways, BuzzFeed News reports. The effort will target people who fail to remove their backpacks and smoosh other standing passengers, as...
Since its inception, New York City been a place where a seemingly endless array of scams are perpetrated on the unsuspecting public—the "you broke my glasses" routine, the pigeon drop—and some of the most vulnerable marks continue to...Show More Summary
You should. Two powerful words. If they come from your mother or the government, they pack a particular weight. But what if they come from media? Should media be in the “you should” business? WNYC, the flagship of New York Public Radio, now tests the virtue and value of those powerful words. Just Vote Already...
The Buffalo Bills still plan on playing this Sunday. New York's Governor says the game would "jeopardize public safety." The Buffalo area endured three-to-six feet of snow in recent days. The storms left eight dead and hundreds of motorists stranded. Show More Summary
UITP (International Association of Public Transport) attended the first UN high-level Advisory Group on sustainable transport in New York this week with UITP Secretary General, Alain Flausch, presenting the conclusions of the first meeting on behalf of th
I remember the day I decided to finally step out and be my authentic self in public, over two decades ago in New York City. It was approaching fall. I was looking for ladies like me, and I found them on 14th Street in the Meatpacking District, trying to survive. Show More Summary
At the dawning of the 20th century it didn't take as much effort to garner the attention of the buying public as it does today, but the core principle remains the same: novelty. The titular owner of William Barthman Jeweler had a clear grasp of this concept when he and an associate installed a working clock into the sidewalk outside their store. Show More Summary
Bill Cosby, seen here at at an event in 2013 in New York City, has not publicly responded to sexual assault allegations from several women. Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images NBC canceled plans to go forward with a Bill Cosby project...Show More Summary
Before the New York Public Service Commission’s vision of a grid operated by Distributed System Platform Providers (DSPPs) can become a reality, there are just a few points to hammer out -- to say the least. The issues are complex and wide open for debate. read more
In hiring a brand-new health journalism staff, WNYC may be one of the only news outlets in the country that is actually expanding its physical offices to accommodate more reporting muscle. The flagship station from New York Public Radio is building out a new health unit to house four reporters, an editor, a community projects manager, and the managing editor...
East Coast types might think that how things are playing out in New York is how they're playing out nationally, but these new poll results from California (USC via EdSource) show widespread (though declining) unfamiliarity among the public about the Common Core and a wide range of views on the standards. Show More Summary