New York

‘Now is not the time to live in fear:’ NYPD commissioner

The day after Sayfullo Saipov drove a rented truck down a bike path on the West Side of Lower Manhattan, killing eight people and injuring 12 others, city officials urged New Yorkers to remain vigilant — and fearless — in the face of terrorism. “Now is not the time to live in...

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 2:44pm

How to train for a marathon and not get hurt

Dr. Jordan D. Metzl believes every able-bodied person is capable of running a marathon in their lifetime. It all comes down to proper training and injury prevention.  When we spoke with the sports medicine physician, he said roughly half of his patients at the Hospital for Special Surgery in...

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 2:39pm

New York terror attack suspect Sayfullo Saipov had visa Trump wants to end

As President Donald Trump began blaming Democrats and open-border policies for the immigration program that allowed Sayfullo Saipov, the 29-year-old Uzbekistan native who allegedly drove a truck down a New York City bike path killing eight people, to enter the U.S., New York City Gov. Bill de...

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 1:52pm

Gov. Cuomo amps up security measures in wake of terror attack

In the wake of Tuesday’s terror attack in New York City, in which eight people were killed and at least 11 others injured, Gov. Andrew Cuomo has announced that security measures across New York will be enhanced. On Tuesday night, Cuomo also ordered the spire of One World Trade Center to be...

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 12:36pm

Eight dead, dozens injured in Lower Manhattan terror attack

Eight people are dead and more than a dozen injured after a man drove a pickup truck down the West Side Highway Bike Path in Lower Manhattan Tuesday afternoon in what officials said they believe is a deliberate act of terror. Around 3:05 p.m., the alleged suspect, identified as 29-year-old...

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 10:26am

#ShopBleecker hopes to bring holiday shoppers to historic downtown destination

Bleecker Street is one of New York City’s most historic and eclectic arteries. It housed clubs where Bob Dylan and Jimi Hendrix cut their teeth, inspired beatniks and, in the early 2000s, became what The New York Times called a “fashion theme park” as some of the industry’s...

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 5:00am

How four tri-state cities bidding for Amazon’s HQ2 fare with mass transit

With Amazon now tasked with sifting through 238 proposals for its second North American headquarters, transit advocates took a closer look at how four tri-state bidding cities match up when it comes to mass transit, one of the online retailer’s criteria for HQ2. Released Wednesday, a study...

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 5:00am

Officials react to Lower Manhattan terror attack on social media

As details continue to emerge in Tuesday afternoon’s terror attack in Lower Manhattan, in which at least eight people were killed and at least 15 others were injured, city officials have taken to social media.  “This was a cowardly act of terror,” the mayor tweeted. “...

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 6:22pm

UPDATE: Is the NYC Halloween Parade cancelled? Official word

Update 5:56 p.m. EST -- The official Twitter account of the NYC Halloween Parade has confirmed that the beloved event is officially still on for tonight. Get your costumes ready and enjoy.   Village Halloween Parade is still up and running! Hope to see you all here!!#NY1Boo #...

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 5:57pm

History of the NYC Halloween Parade: Puppets, performers and city pride

The Village Halloween Parade may not be as completely outrageous as it once was, but this annual holiday extravaganza is quintessential Greenwich Village. Though many parade attendees are there to show off their costumes and check out those of others, there’s a large number of guests who...

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 5:30pm

Grand Central Terminal not only has a secret track but also the ghost of FDR's dog

While the subway can always be a bit creepy, there might be more behind those spooky feelings when standing underground than just frighteningly bad service. Allegedly, a ghost haunts Track 61, the secret track hidden under Grand Central Terminal, according to Phil Schoenberg, a New York...

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 4:46pm

Missing New York woman found safe 42 years later in Massachusetts

A New York state woman who went missing more than four decades ago has been found alive and well in Massachusetts. On Aug. 3, 1975, Flora (Florence) Stevens, then 36 years old, went to a doctor’s appointment in Monticello, NY. Her husband dropped her off at a hospital in the Catskills for...

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 12:45pm

NYC bans questions about salary history during job hiring process

The next time you go for a job interview in New York City, don’t expect to answer any questions about what you’ve earned in the past. A ban on job application and interview questions related to an applicant’s salary history has gone into effect in New York City on Tuesday,...

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 12:29pm

Are home values near city cemeteries scary?

Living near a cemetery certainly, has its benefits and drawbacks. For one, you finally have those quiet neighbors you’ve been longing for. But there’s also the chance said neighbors can rise from the dead and, well, you know. Of course, being that Tuesday is Halloween and all, we...

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 11:54am

Islanders stop streaking Golden Knights behind Bailey, Tavares

Fueled by Josh Bailey's three points and John Tavares' two goals, the New York Islanders (7-4-1, 15 pts.) picked up their sixth win in their last eight games with a 6-3 victory over the Vegas Golden Knights (8-2-0, 16 pts.) in the teams' first-ever matchup.   New York stopped...

Monday, October 30, 2017 - 10:48pm

NYPD surgeon accused of raping woman in his Brooklyn home

Just days after two department detectives were indicted on charges that they raped an 18-year-old woman in their custody, a NYPD surgeon was accused of raping a woman in his Brooklyn home. The alleged sexual assault took place on Saturday after the surgeon met the woman at Delilah’s Bar on...

Monday, October 30, 2017 - 3:35pm

NYPD cops plead not guilty to raping handcuffed Brooklyn teen

Two NYPD officers have been charged with allegedly raping a Brooklyn teenager in a police van after they had handcuffed her and placed her under arrest, the Kings County District Attorney’s office announced Monday.  Detectives Eddie Martins, 37, and Richard Hall, 33, who were both...

Monday, October 30, 2017 - 3:28pm

NYC public transit ranks No. 1 in North America for sustainability: Report

Though many people have their gripes with New York City’s public transportation system, a new study says it’s No. 1 in North America — at least when it comes to sustainability. New York City earned the top spot out of 23 United States and Canadian cities in the Sustainability...

Monday, October 30, 2017 - 3:26pm

City to invest $145 million to protect the Rockaways from future storms

With coastal storms and flooding set to become more common, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a $145 million investment to help protect the Rockaways. The mayor made the announcement Sunday on the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, which wreaked havoc on New York City in 2012. The Rockaways in...

Monday, October 30, 2017 - 11:43am

Winning holiday installation to reflect on Flatiron District

Imagine finding a spot where the noise of the city is isolated to reveal an eagle-eyed view of some of New York City’s most iconic landmarks. Enter “Flatiron Reflection,” the winning installation of the Flatiron/23rd Street Partnership Business Improvement District and Van Alen...

Monday, October 30, 2017 - 10:59am