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WeWork to launch private elementary school for mini to-be business moguls

Fast-growing coworking brand WeWork has been in the news recently for the company’s rapid expansion into everything from “co-living” to wellness, including a planned move into the former Lord & Taylor department store Fifth avenue...

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 3:30pm

Scream at the sky and release all you’ve been feeling since Trump won the 2016 election

We’re sure many of you don’t need the reminder, but one year ago Wednesday, Republican Donald Trump trumped Democrat Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential election. The year since has been … what can we say? That, of course, depends on which side you’re on. But if you...

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 1:57pm

De Blasio, Malliotakis and Dietl’s final face off is at the polls

It all comes down to today. After leading the polls for the past several months, will Mayor Bill de Blasio get a second term in office or will New Yorkers opt for Staten Island Republican Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis or former NYPD detective and independent Bo Dietl? While we can only...

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 5:00am

Anthony Weiner begins prison sentence for sexting with a minor

Disgraced New York City politician Anthony Weiner began his 21-month prison sentence for sexting a 15-year-old girl on Monday. A Bureau of Prisons spokesperson confirmed to NBC News that the former Congressman and mayoral candidate, who was sentenced on Sept. 25, arrived at the Federal Medical...

Monday, November 6, 2017 - 6:38pm

NYPD cops quit after being charged with raping teenage girl

Two disgraced New York City police officers quit their jobs Monday as they face rape and kidnapping charges for allegedly forcing a handcuffed teenager to perform sex acts on them in the back of a police van. Detectives Eddie Martins, 37, and Richard Hall, 33, arrived at police headquarters Monday...

Monday, November 6, 2017 - 2:40pm

NYC expands paid sick leave to help survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault

New York City expanded its paid leave policy on Monday to help support residents who are survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking and trafficking. Mayor Bill de Blasio signed the new law on Monday, which amends the administrative code of the city around paid leave and expands the...

Monday, November 6, 2017 - 1:13pm

The best acts at the New York Comedy Festival, according to Caroline Hirsch

It’s about that time: The New York Comedy Festival is back. This year, from November 7 to November 12, the city will see over 200 comedians performing more than 60 shows at venues around the city. And as always, the festival is produced by Carolines on Broadway — this year, in...

Monday, November 6, 2017 - 12:47pm

535 Carlton offers ‘new generation of affordable housing’ for middle-income New Yorkers

The demand for affordable housing for all New Yorkers is not something that is likely to go away anytime soon, but one of the buildings in the Pacific Park development project in Brooklyn is now looking for a few, good tenants — and no lottery is involved. When 535 Carlton opened bidding for...

Monday, November 6, 2017 - 5:03am

Cuomo’s ‘Fix NYC’ MTA transit advisory board is nothing new

Gov. Andrew Cuomo's recent announcement for his creation of the "Fix NYC” MTA Transit Advisory Board is reminiscent of his previous creation of a Transportation Reinvestment Commission in 2014 to develop a 100-year blue print to plan for the future of public transportation....

Monday, November 6, 2017 - 5:03am

GALLERY: 2017 New York City Marathon

Nothing can stop New Yorkers, especially a little bit of rain. Needless to say then, the 2017 New York City Marathon is featuring an estimated 50,000 participants that have taken the streets of the Big Apple.   

Sunday, November 5, 2017 - 12:39pm

Let your psychologist or massage therapist come to you in FiDi

You’re a New Yorker. Peapod and Amazon bring your groceries. Someone picks up your dirty laundry and magically, it comes home clean. You start work early and get out late… and then there’s the commute. Maybe you’d love to make a doctor’s appointment, get a quick...

Friday, November 3, 2017 - 8:41pm

Paz de la Huerta's rape accusation against Harvey Weinstein may end in his arrest

Paz de la Huerta said Harvey Weinstein raped her twice in 2010, and if New York City police find enough evidence, Weinstein will be arrested. New York City police say they have a "credible" rape allegation against Harvey Weinstein and are gathering evidence for a possible arrest, the AP...

Friday, November 3, 2017 - 4:44pm

The Astor Place cube is 50, here's what you should know about 'The Alamo'

On November 1, 1967, an enigmatic 20-foot-tall cube first appeared on a lonely traffic island where Astor Place and 8th Street meet. Though several months before the release of “2001: A Space Odyssey,” the one-ton Cor-Ten steel sculpture shared many qualities with the sci-fi classic...

Friday, November 3, 2017 - 3:21pm

These are the best trails in Central Park for running

If you’re suddenly feeling inspired to start running with all the talk of the New York City Marathon on Sunday, a map created by the Central Park Conservancy will help you get moving. While Central Park no longer serves as the only spot marathon contestants race through as...

Friday, November 3, 2017 - 3:07pm

New York Marathon safety preparations underway for Sunday's race

The New York City Marathon will go on as planned Sunday after Tuesday’s terror attack in Lower Manhattan, but not without additional security measures.  While the “marathon will go on because New York will go on,” Gov. Andrew Cuomo said at a press conference Wednesday...

Friday, November 3, 2017 - 11:27am

After terror attack, DOT installs barriers at 57 bike path intersections

Two days after Sayfullo Saipov drove a rented truck down the Hudson River Park Bikeway and killed eight people and wounded 12 others, the state and local Departments of Transportation began installing hundreds of concrete barriers along the bike path. The barriers will be placed at 57 pedestrian...

Friday, November 3, 2017 - 10:51am

FIT opens collaborative space for emerging fashion designers

For the past five years, the Fashion Institute of Technology’s Design Entrepreneurs has been helping up-and-coming fashion designers create the businesses of their dreams, from teaching them strategy, branding and financials and setting them up with industry mentors to giving them the chance...

Friday, November 3, 2017 - 10:30am

DNAinfo, Gothamist shuts down days after union vote

DNAinfo and Gothamist news sites shut down on Thursday, just days after voting to join a union, putting hundreds of New York City journalists out of work without notice. "Today, I've made the difficult decision to discontinue publishing DNAinfo and Gothamist. Reaching this decision wasn...

Friday, November 3, 2017 - 10:20am

Diversity Visa winner thwarted subway attack; Saved hundreds of New Yorkers

After Tuesday’s carnage in lower Manhattan allegedly at the hands of a Diversity Visa Lottery program winner, the program is under intense scrutiny. President Trump said he’d like to do away with the program. But 20 years ago, another Diversity Visa winner likely saved hundreds of lives...

Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 8:28pm

Uzbek Muslims face new fears after deadly truck attack in NYC

Fears of Muslim New Yorkers have been reignited by Tuesday’s deadly truck attack in lower Manhattan. Parents in the city might already feel anxious when sending their children off to school or their loved ones to work, without worrying about a mass attack, but Uzbek Muslims are now on...

Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 5:47pm