Search Results for:

You are here

The lure of Hotel Chelsea and the stories of those who were pulled in
News 3 days ago
The lure of Hotel Chelsea and the stories of those who were pulled in

Like a dowager, the bones and trappings survive only a bit worse for the wear. Red brick with black wrought-iron balconies, the Hotel Chelsea has...

Share
Turtles found with swastikas painted on their shells at Seattle-area park
News 4 days ago
Turtles found with swastikas painted on their shells at Seattle-area park

Authorities in Washington are trying to capture two turtles and arrest the person who painted swastikas on their shells after photos of the Nazi...

Share
Mayor de Blasio has spent over 1,200 hours working from a car – and his use of the greenhouse-gas emitting mobile office increased 6,000% since 2014
News 4 days ago
Mayor de Blasio has spent over 1,200 hours working from a car – and his use of the greenhouse-gas emitting mobile office increased 6,000% since 2014

Despite preaching to New Yorkers about being environmentally conscious, Mayor de Blasio frequently uses his police detail's vehicle to conduct city...

Share
The American Dream, now a mall: What the big, new thing in the Jersey swamps means
News 1 week ago
The American Dream, now a mall: What the big, new thing in the Jersey swamps means

The opening of a giant shopping and entertainment complex in the Meadowlands, self-consciously named American Dream, warrants reflection about the...

Share
Brooklyn political boss profanely lashes out at congressional challenger Adem Bunkeddeko
News 2 weeks ago
Brooklyn political boss profanely lashes out at congressional challenger Adem Bunkeddeko

Brooklyn political boss Frank Seddio lashed out at a liberal upstart challenging an establishment congresswoman in a profanity-laced email. "Stop...

Share
LA developer to build condos for LGBTQ seniors in Palm Springs
News 3 weeks ago
LA developer to build condos for LGBTQ seniors in Palm Springs

KOAR International has announced plans to build a retirement community in Palm Springs dedicated to the LGBTQ community: Living Out Palm Springs, a...

Share
What New York City’s indigenous people deserve
News 1 month ago
What New York City’s indigenous people deserve

The answer may surprise you. It is New York City, the original land of the Lenni-Lenape nation, where the 2010 Census counted more than 110,000...

Share
California community foundation has surpassed $100 million donation goal to support LGBTQ community
News 1 month ago
California community foundation has surpassed $100 million donation goal to support LGBTQ community

A campaign by the Horizons Foundation - a San Francisco-based community organization that awards grants to a "whole spectrum of LGBTQ organizations...

Share
City Council law draws ire of private co-op owners after their buildings were erroneously included in legislation meant to target rent-regulated landlords
News 1 month ago
City Council law draws ire of private co-op owners after their buildings were erroneously included in legislation meant to target rent-regulated landlords

Apartment owners who live in affordable co-ops created years ago by the city are frantic over new legislation that could sock them with $2,000...

Share
Bashing Big Brother: NY City Council tries to reign in facial recognition tech
News 1 month ago
Bashing Big Brother: NY City Council tries to reign in facial recognition tech

Councilman Rafael Espinal (D-Brooklyn) on Monday cited a recent Daily News exposé of Google's dubious data collection practices, saying, "While...

Share
As developers unveil plaque at new Lower East Side park; advocates slam them for caving on affordability
News 1 month ago
As developers unveil plaque at new Lower East Side park; advocates slam them for caving on affordability

Now, a handful have returned to the land they were evicted from, but that land itself remains the subject of considerable controversy - and not...

Share
Upper East Side building made famous by TV’s ‘The Jeffersons’ leaves residents wheezy over shoddy renovations
News 1 month ago
Upper East Side building made famous by TV’s ‘The Jeffersons’ leaves residents wheezy over shoddy renovations

Renovations on Park Lane Towers, the terrace-ringed Upper East Side high-rise that symbolized luxury living for George and Weezy on "The Jeffersons...

Share
Why we’re fighting rent laws in court
News 1 month ago
Why we’re fighting rent laws in court

One of the miracles of New York is the strong backbone of community small building owners have built across the city over the past few decades....

Share
SEE IT: A ‘sexy’ Mister Rogers costume may be coming to a neighborhood near you
News 1 month ago
SEE IT: A ‘sexy’ Mister Rogers costume may be coming to a neighborhood near you

Anyone looking to wear the skimpy outfit had better hope its a beautiful day in the neighborhood on Oct. 31, because the $60 Yandy Nicest Neighbor...

Share
Brooklyn Councilman Menchaca to Industry City: scale back commercial plans, give more to community
News 1 month ago
Brooklyn Councilman Menchaca to Industry City: scale back commercial plans, give more to community

Brooklyn Councilman Carlos Menchaca called for less retail and more community-friendly options at Industry City in Brooklyn at a heated town hall....

Share
MTA announces $51 billion plan to save the subway, treat NYC’s transit sickness
News 1 month ago
MTA announces $51 billion plan to save the subway, treat NYC’s transit sickness

New York City's transit network, neglected and underfunded for decades, is about to get an incredibly expensive shot in the arm. Metropolitan...

Share
Rise to protect Sunset Park: The current Industry City rezoning plan would accelerate gentrification and displacement
News 1 month ago
Rise to protect Sunset Park: The current Industry City rezoning plan would accelerate gentrification and displacement

On Monday, Sept. 16, New York City Councilman Carlos Menchaca is expected to share his views on the controversial rezoning of Sunset Park's...

Share
Old Navy plans to open more than 800 new stores as it splits off from parent company Gap
News 2 months ago
Old Navy plans to open more than 800 new stores as it splits off from parent company Gap

Old Navy plans to open more than 800 stores as it splits off from the scuffling brand of its parent company, the Gap, the store's president said at...

Share
New ‘Office Ladies’ podcast with Jenna Fischer and Angela Kinsey will break down ‘The Office’ episodes
News 2 months ago
New ‘Office Ladies’ podcast with Jenna Fischer and Angela Kinsey will break down ‘The Office’ episodes

A new podcast featuring stars of "The Office" will break down episodes of the hit sitcom weekly when it premieres next month. The "Office Ladies"...

Share
Forever 21 says bankruptcy not imminent as possible store closures loom
News 2 months ago
Forever 21 says bankruptcy not imminent as possible store closures loom

Forever 21 said Wednesday it would keep most of its U. S. stores open as a new report surfaced that the retailer is on the verge of filing for...

Share
California Dreaming: Alicia Keys, Swizz Beats plunk down $20.8 million for La Jolla property
News 2 months ago
California Dreaming: Alicia Keys, Swizz Beats plunk down $20.8 million for La Jolla property

Alicia Keys and her hubby Swizz Beats has been revealed as the mystery buyers of an ultramodern mansion in the seaside enclave of La Jolla, Calif.,...

Share
Mayor’s Office of Nightlife ‘drastically underfunded and understaffed,’ pol says
News 2 months ago
Mayor’s Office of Nightlife ‘drastically underfunded and understaffed,’ pol says

The new Office of Nightlife is underfunded and understaffed, threatening a $10 billion city industry, according to a Brooklyn pol who helped create...

Share
Lord & Taylor sold for $100M to clothing rental company Le Tote
News 2 months ago
Lord & Taylor sold for $100M to clothing rental company Le Tote

Lord & Taylor is being sold after struggling to keep customers who have increasingly opted for online options like Amazon over established brick...

Share
NYCHA general manager Vito Mustaciuolo cultivates toxic work environment, driving away high-level women staffers, current and former authority employees say
News 2 months ago
NYCHA general manager Vito Mustaciuolo cultivates toxic work environment, driving away high-level women staffers, current and former authority employees say

Mayor de Blasio's go-to guy at NYCHA has cultivated a toxic work environment that has helped drive away high-level women staffers when the city's...

Share
The truth about gentrification: It doesn’t accelerate displacement of low-income residents, though it may have other negative consequences
News 2 months ago
The truth about gentrification: It doesn’t accelerate displacement of low-income residents, though it may have other negative consequences

Thirty years after Spike Lee's "Do The Right Thing," debates about gentrification are still raging throughout government, in communities and among...

Share
Online retailers dropping Jeffrey Epstein-inspired products
News 2 months ago
Online retailers dropping Jeffrey Epstein-inspired products

Online retailers are racing to remove listings for products inspired by Jeffrey Epstein's suicide which they claim violate their terms of service....

Share
HARLEM WEEK 2019: Mapping gay history in Harlem and beyond
News 2 months ago
HARLEM WEEK 2019: Mapping gay history in Harlem and beyond

Before millions recently celebrated and reflected on the Stonewall Inn uprising and its motivation for the battle for gay rights, the NYC LGBT...

Share
Cuomo and DiNapoli reach agreement restoring oversight powers to controller’s office
News 2 months ago
Cuomo and DiNapoli reach agreement restoring oversight powers to controller’s office

ALBANY - Gov. Cuomo and Controller Thomas DiNapoli reached an agreement Friday restoring oversight of state contracts to the controller's office....

Share
De Blasio got mortgage from bank founded by brother of landlords in controversial $173M deal with the city
News 3 months ago
De Blasio got mortgage from bank founded by brother of landlords in controversial $173M deal with the city

Mayor de Blasio got mortgages on his Park Slope homes from a bank founded by the brother of men who received $173 million from the city in a...

Share
Brooklyn Dem Party lawyer Frank Carone also worked for de Blasio’s mortgage lender
News 3 months ago
Brooklyn Dem Party lawyer Frank Carone also worked for de Blasio’s mortgage lender

Frank Carone - the chief lawyer for the Brooklyn Democratic Party and legal adviser to landlords Jay and Stuart Podolsky - once worked for the...

Share