Carly Baldwin

Dislike — separate, not equal vows

Marriage equality groups are saying “I don’t” to news that New York City Hall will start offering “marriage-like” ceremonies to domestic partners.For $35, couples seeking domestic partnerships can have the niceties of a marriage ceremony — a commitment ceremony in a chapel with flowers and music....

Friday, October 9, 2015, 6:17 PM

A satirical take on Atlantic Yards

Long before the Barclays Center even existed, and back when the Nets were still playing in New Jersey, there was a fight in downtown Brooklyn, between a developer with a vision of a sports arena and soaring buildings, and homeowners fighting to preserve their neighborhood.Barclays opened last month...

Friday, October 19, 2012, 12:28 AM

VIDEO: Police seek man charged with exposing himself on Park Slope F train

The trend of women brave enough to snap a cell phone picture — or even video! — of men acting perverted on subway cars continues. A woman aboard an F train in Park Slope last month snapped the below video of a man exposing himself to her.The NYPD is looking for a man who exposed himself to two...

Tuesday, October 9, 2012, 10:30 PM

Ads to appear on front of MetroCards starting Sunday

Notice that your new MetroCard looks different?That's because it probably is. On Sunday, Oct. 7, the MTA unveiled a new set of MetroCards that display ads on the front, as well the back, of the card.Ads have appeared on the ubiquitous MetroCard since 1995, but, until today, they were relegated to...

Sunday, October 7, 2012, 9:46 PM

Man killed at LES barber shop

An argument that broke out inside a Lower East Side barber shop on Saturday night left one man dead.The dispute happened inside Jose Beauty Salon and Barber Shop at 110 Forsyth Street, near the intersection of Broome Street and directly across the street from the popular Sara D. Roosevelt public...

Sunday, October 7, 2012, 9:35 PM

Announcements on subway get clearer

Well, that's a surprise.For the first time since 1997, a study done by rider advocacy group the Straphangers' Campaign found that a majority of subway car announcements of delays and disruptions were actually clear and accurate."We found that Transit officials are doing a better job keeping riders...

Friday, October 5, 2012, 6:30 AM

Lindsay Lohan says man attacked her at W Hotel Union Square

Lindsay Lohan made headlines anew Sunday after saying she was attacked by a man at the posh W Hotel Union Square.According to various reports, Lohan, 26, and the man, Christian LeBella, 25, met at the swanky 10ak nightclub on Saturday night.The duo proceeded to her 15th floor hotel room, where he...

Sunday, September 30, 2012, 11:37 PM

Staten Island politican calls Lady Gaga a 'slut'

He's clearly not a fan.Staten Island Borough President James Molinaro criticized Lady Gaga for what he said was glorifying drug use, and called her a "slut" on Monday. He spoke referring to a photo of Gaga smoking a joint onstage at a concert in Amsterdam last week."Stop glorifying the drug use,"...

Wednesday, September 26, 2012, 1:55 AM

Man claims past sex abuse against Poly Prep football coach

A Philadelphia man came forward this week with an explosive allegation: Greg Bucceroni says he was paid to have sex with the former coach of an elite private high school in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, and that the coach was allegedly part of a tri-state sex ring that involved the now-imprisoned Jerry...

Friday, September 21, 2012, 1:46 AM

Time Warner Cable employee facing prison time for making Facebook threats

A Time Warner Cable employee has been charged with making terroristic threats after he allegedly wrote on his Facebook page last week that he wanted to kill his supervisor and co-workers.Jason Steward, 29, a Bronx resident, was feuding with his supervisor regarding overtime pay.On September 13,...

Thursday, September 20, 2012, 9:10 PM

Obama with Beyonce and Jay-Z at $40K-per-plate dinner

President Barack Obama tweeted this photo last night of a fundraising dinner he attended at Jay-Z's 40/40 Club."A couple supporters in a New York state of mind last night," Obama tweeted, referring to his meeting with Jay-Z and Beyonce, who hosted the dinner.Obama said Jay-Z and Beyonce “remember...

Thursday, September 20, 2012, 12:38 AM

President Barack Obama in New York City Tuesday, Sept. 18

As November election day inches closer, President Barack Obama will be back in his favorite fundraising territory the evening of Tuesday, Sept. 18 — the liberal-leaning, deep-pocketed island of Manhattan.Obama is scheduled to arrive at JFK airport via Air Force One just after 3 p.m. tomorrow. He...

Monday, September 17, 2012, 9:13 PM

$109 monthly MetroCard: What could happen as MTA fare hike arrives in March, 2013

Are you ready for what the new fare hike could look like?A 30-day unlimited MetroCard could rise to about $109, according to a report Monday in the New York Daily News. A seven-day unlimited MetroCard would rise from $29 now to about $30.But that's actually the smallest of the increases.Subway and...

Monday, September 17, 2012, 8:54 PM

Video taken of couple having sex at Yankees game

There are some things more entertaining than America's favorite pastime!A couple got frisky in the bathroom stall during a Yankees home game against the Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday, and the blog Deadspin posted the video.In the video, the man can be seen wearing a CC Sabathia jersey. According to...

Monday, September 17, 2012, 12:56 AM

Gitzelle Katz: Holocaust survivor killed by SUV

Family and friends mourned a 92-year-old Holocaust survivor who was hit and killed by a man parking is SUV over the weekend.Gitzella Katz, 92, a native of Hungary, survived Auschwitz, her family told the Daily News. She and her daughter, 68, were hit by a man on Saturday night in front of 91 Clymer...

Monday, September 17, 2012, 12:17 AM

David Mitchell: Man accused of Central Park rape allegedly preyed on elderly women before

Disturbing new details continue to emerge about the man arrested last week and accused of raping a 73-year-old woman while she was birdwatching in Central Park.David Mitchell, 42, allegedly preys on elderly women. He is also possessed by a demonic alter ego that instructs him to kill, his brother...

Sunday, September 16, 2012, 11:28 PM

Jackie Barcliff: Occupy Wall Street protester charged with two rapes

After seeing photos of himself in the news, an Occupy Wall Street protester suspected of rape turned himself in to police over the weekend, where he was arrested in not one but two different rape cases, including for one alleged sex assault against a 14-year-old girl earlier this summer.According...

Sunday, September 16, 2012, 11:01 PM

Barclays Center an early adopter of New York City's new soda ban

The city's 16.1-oz. soda ban doesn't go into effect until March 13, but officials from the new Barclays Center announced today they will voluntarily implement the soda restriction early.When the center opens at the end of this month, on Sept. 28, the largest drink size holder there will be 16...

Thursday, September 13, 2012, 10:58 PM

MTA head says MetroCard discounts could disappear

Better enjoy that seven percent MetroCard discount while it lasts. Because it may not be sticking around forever.The head of the MTA, Chairman Joe Lhota hinted yesterday that the MTA may reduce some of the discounts on cards, according to reports.Right now, riders get a seven percent discount when...

Wednesday, September 12, 2012, 11:51 PM

Video: World Trade Center construction worker dances on top of Freedom Tower

Just because you're working hundreds of feet up in the air on the Freedom Tower doesn't mean you can't have a little fun, does it?In honor of Tuesday's 9/11 anniversary, Metro is posting this video of a hardhat dancing on One World Trade Center. The video was posted on YouTube as simply "NYC...

Wednesday, September 12, 2012, 1:44 AM