New York

Proud Boys member arrested in connection with Manhattan violence

A man believed to be a member of the Proud Boys has been arrested in connection with the brawl outside of the Metropolitan Republican Club in Manhattan on Friday, Oct. 12, according to the NYPD. Police arrested Geoffrey Young, 38, of New City, New York on Thursday night. Young was charged with...

Friday, October 19, 2018 - 4:56pm

L.A. fan-favorite Ramen Hood brings vegan ramen to SoHo

Neither Ilan Hall nor Rahul Khopkar are textbook vegans — but in 2015 they started Ramen Hood, a hub for 100-percent vegan ramen in Downtown Los Angeles' Grand Central Market. It’s a 16-seat, 365 square-foot location, with two-thirds of the business being takeout, and has amassed a...

Friday, October 19, 2018 - 12:02pm

Queens DA offers record clearing for low-level outstanding warrants

For those New Yorkers who have outstanding warrants for low-level offenses, you’ll have a chance to wipe the slate clean on Saturday thanks the Queens DA. For the second year in a row, Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown will hold a “Second Chance” event that will forgive...

Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 1:49pm

Tompkins Square Halloween Dog Parade 2018 is back on

Pet owners and adorers alike can rejoice, for an iconic New York City event has been saved: the Tompkins Square Halloween Dog Parade 2018 is back on. The Tompkins Square Halloween Dog Parade is a beloved tradition in which costumed pups march around the East Village park as a fundraiser for the...

Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 12:03pm

L-Train ViaPass hopes to help with weekend L train shutdown

Here’s a friendly reminder: There will be another L train shutdown this weekend and next (and two in November) to help prep the subway line for its impending 15-month closure in April. There will be no L service between Manhattan and Brooklyn this weekend, as well as Oct. 27-28, Nov. 10-11...

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 5:33pm

NYC is the best city to get pizza, according to TripAdvisor data

Let’s talk about pizza. Depending on where you’re from, tomato sauce, crust and cheese can mean very different things. There's the classic NYC pizza slice and the ever-daunting Chicago deep dish that my coworkers insist is the experience of all experiences. Some people go for...

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 5:22pm

2016 presidential election linked to premature births for foreign born mothers in NYC: Study

The 2016 presidential election was stressful for many, but that stress may have impacted the health of a specific population. The 2016 campaign and election may be associated with a jump in preterm birth rates among foreign-born women in New York City, according to a study from the city health...

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 5:14pm

Trump doesn’t think Democrats will back Bloomberg in 2020 election

While it has been long rumored that former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is mulling a run for president in the 2020 election, President Trump isn’t all that concerned about facing him on the ballot. “I think he’d be easy, so easy,” President Trump said on Fox...

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 12:40pm

Brandon Stanton: Getting to know the man behind Humans of New York

On a cloudy Friday afternoon, Metro met with photographer Brandon Stanton in front of the Barnes & Noble bookstore on the north side of Union Square at 17th street in Manhattan. The banner advertising his “Humans of New York” book event on Oct. 15, a project that stemmed from his...

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 12:27pm

City Council calls for GPS on all NYC school buses

Students who rely on New York City school buses to get to class experienced more than 27,000 school bus related delays in Sept. 2018 alone, according to data from the New York City Council. On average, those delays made kids 28 minutes late. These delays, which most frequently stem from heavy...

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 11:21am

Where to get a flu shot in New York City

Every year as autumn and winter approach, we know to expect a few things: that we’ll have to pull our jackets out of storage as the weather gets colder, we’ll see holiday decor pop up in stores, and we’ll be reminded to get a flu vaccine. Gov. Andrew Cuomo is starting the push...

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 4:17pm

Winning Flatiron holiday installation to inject ‘happy’ warm embrace into winter

Despite the fact that we’re only now getting some chilly autumn weather, winter is, as they say, coming. While the city can be a dreary place during those months, the winning installation of this year’s Flatiron Public Plaza Holiday Design Competition is going to offer New Yorkers a bit...

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 12:42pm

Here are the quietest and loudest NYC neighborhoods: RentHop

New York City is noisy, there’s no avoiding it – with about 8 million people crammed into the five boroughs, things are bound to get loud. But not all New York City neighborhoods are equal when it comes to noise volume, according to a new report from RentHop. The real estate site...

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 12:12pm

LMHQ strives to be a different type of flexible workspace

With more companies and workers looking toward flexible workspaces, co-working facilities continue to pop up across the city. Below Chambers Street in Lower Manhattan, for example, there are nearly four dozen, including usual suspects like WeWork and Knotel, as well as Downtown Alliance’s...

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 10:34am

Call this number on Friday and rosé will be delivered to you anywhere in NYC

We pardon this workday interruption for an important announcement for rosé enthusiasts in the Metropolitan area (so, pretty much everyone when the temperature creeps above 70 degrees): Rosé on-demand for New Yorkers is now at your fingertips and is available all vino-sipping, sizzling summer long...

Monday, October 15, 2018 - 6:21pm

Get same-day sex toy delivery just in time for Valentine’s Day

New York City is where one can get almost anything delivered to them any time they want, many times the very same day they order. “Except pleasure, which is a real shame,” said Stephanie Alys, co-founder and chief pleasure officer of U.K-based sex toy company MysteryVibe, which is...

Monday, October 15, 2018 - 6:05pm

Everything to know about the Proud Boys attack in Manhattan on Friday

New York City officials are speaking out against the Proud Boys after members of the alt-right group were caught on video beating up protestors outside of the Metropolitan Republican Club in Manhattan on Friday. The NYPD is asking for help identifying three suspects involved in the violent...

Monday, October 15, 2018 - 4:23pm

Meet ‘Connie,’ the very first TWA Hotel guest

The very first guest of the forthcoming TWA Hotel at JFK Airport is checking in months before its doors officially open next spring — and she’s never actually checking out. Meet “Connie,” a newly restored 1958 Lockheed Constellation airplane, which will become a unique...

Monday, October 15, 2018 - 12:08pm

Brooklyn woman Teresa Klein apologizes after calling police on a child she accused of groping her

A white Brooklyn woman has come under fire for accusing a black child of groping her inside a Brooklyn deli. Teresa Klein accused the unnamed child of touching her backside at Sahara Deli Market on Wednesday.  The 53-year-old woman called 911 to report the matter. Flatbush resident Jason...

Sunday, October 14, 2018 - 11:15am

CM Levine makes a pitch for NYC Ferry route in Harlem

Monday is the last day for New Yorkers to give their input on where the next NYC Ferry route should be, and one elected official is making a case for West Harlem. “125th Street is crying out for ferry service,” 7th District Council Member Mark Levine told Metro Friday. “We’...

Friday, October 12, 2018 - 5:18pm