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NYC poverty rate drops: Mayor

Poverty in New York City is at its lowest level since the Great Recession, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Friday. The mayor’s Office for Economic Opportunity released its annual New York City Government Poverty Measure report, which looks both at the poverty rate and the “near-poverty...

Friday, April 13, 2018 - 12:29pm

An appreciation of Parker Posey's hair in 'Lost in Space'

Lost in Space is a passable series, that while visually impressive, is nothing to get into a tizzy over. Fortunately, the same cannot be said about Parker Posey’s untameable mane. One could even go so far to say that Posey’s coiff is the best thing about the whole sci-fi adventure....

Friday, April 13, 2018 - 11:50am

Will there be a Jessica Jones season 3?

It took a few years for Netflix to give us a new season of Jessica Jones — a season notable for having Trish do the absolute most. But when can we expect a third season? Can we expect a Jessica Jones season 3? Let’s get into it. Jessica Jones Season 3 Release Date In April, Netflix...

Friday, April 13, 2018 - 10:52am

Magnetic wands may be answer to fixing subway delays: Cuomo

What’s the answer to the dreaded subway delays? Not the wave of a magic wand, but a magnetic wand, according to Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Cuomo toured the 9th Avenue subway station in Sunset Park on Thursday to demonstrate what he says is an innovative technology the MTA will be deploying in full...

Friday, April 13, 2018 - 9:57am

Is The Affair on Netflix?

Is The Affair on Netflix? The drama series follows the emotional effects of an extramarital relationship: When Noah (Dominic West) and Alison (Ruth Wilson) have an affair, it tears both of their marriages apart. The main appeal of the series, especially as it goes on, is how it explores the...

Friday, April 13, 2018 - 9:56am

2018 Boston Marathon by the numbers

The Boston Marathon isn’t actually the biggest 26.2 mile race in the United States, but it’s definitely one of the most iconic and notable marathons in the nation — and certainly still a large-scale production. Boston has the oldest marathon in the world, according to the Boston...

Friday, April 13, 2018 - 5:00am

Here are the most admired people in the world according to YouGov poll

A YouGov poll reveals the world’s most admired people in the world in 2018 and President Donald Trump may not appreciate where he was ranked in this year’s survey.  Although there are several controversies and scandals surrounding the current president of the United States, Donald...

Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 6:00pm

Here's how you can get involved with One Boston Day

One Boston Day is around the corner, and if you’re still looking for ways to get involved, Mayor Marty Walsh has some suggestions. One Boston Day on April 15 is an opportunity, according to the city, to “recognize the good in our community, celebrate one another and reflect on the...

Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 3:48pm

NYPD neighborhood policing to descend into subway: Mayor

New York City is bringing the neighborhood policing prevalent on its streets down into the subway. Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Thursday that the NYPD will be implementing its intimate community policing tactics into train cars and subway stations as a way to keep New Yorkers safe as they...

Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 3:44pm

Molly Parker had never seen 'Lost in Space' before taking on Maureen Robinson

Lost in Space is back — and a whole lot darker than its original variation. The Netflix reboot, out Friday, April 13, is sleeker, more modern and boasts a diverse cast: One of the Robinson children is mixed-race; Don West is played by an Argentine-American; and as for Dr. Smith? That...

Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 2:30pm

Khloe Kardashian gives birth amongst Tristan Thompson cheating scandal

Khloe Kardashian, like the rest of us, knows the popular rhyme all too well: First comes love, then comes pregnancy, then comes a huge cheating scandal, then comes baby in the baby carriage. That’s right — Khloe, 33, has given birth to a baby girl. The timing isn’t great for...

Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 2:14pm

Staten Island deer population down due to vasectomies

Staten Island’s deer population has dropped 8 percent thanks to sterilization efforts by the city, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Thursday. An explosion in the borough’s deer population has been causing headaches for residents, but two years into the city’s “deer impact...

Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 1:31pm

New Yorkers filing more complaints alleging misconduct against NYPD: Report

For the first time in seven years, the number of complaints filed by New Yorkers alleging misconduct by NYPD officers has increased, according to the Civilian Complaint Review Board. According to the board’s 2017 annual report, released on Thursday, the independent watchdog agency saw a 5...

Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 1:28pm

ESPN+: Disney launches new ESPN streaming service

Disney has announced that it will launch a new subscriber-based ESPN streaming service made for sports fan to enjoy ESPN content 24-hours a day, seven days a week. The service is set to launch this month. ESPN+, the new ESPN streaming service from Disney, will offer fans access to watch a variety...

Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 11:10am

Who dies in The Walking Dead? Every character we've lost on the TV show

Who dies in The Walking Dead? Well, if producers and creators are to be believed, everyone — eventually. They’ve been very clear that no one is safe in this post-apocalyptic world. After all, if you’re a fan of the show, you’ve seen that the people still living rival the...

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 6:34pm

What time does The Walking Dead season 8 finale start?

All-out war is almost over — at least we hope so. Negan and Rick are set to face off in the season finale of the hit AMC post-apocalyptic show, and no matter what happens, it’s going to be huge. So what time does The Walking Dead season 8 episode 16 start? We know you don’t want...

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 6:27pm

Did Malia Obama actually claim white people will be 'blended out' by the time she's 30?

According to a new meme, Malia Obama, the former first daughter and current college student, said that white people will be "blended out" of society in the next decade. But is it true or fake? Superimposed on a photo of Malia, the quote goes: "White people are so 1960’s....

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 5:34pm

Here’s what Molly Parker has to say about the rumored Deadwood movie

Could a Deadwood movie really be happening? Earlier this week, Deadline reported that the long-in-the-works HBO film received a tax credit — to the tune of $4.195 million. So although there is no green light for the Deadwood movie, the fact that HBO applied for a text credit and recieved it...

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 5:26pm

Is the NRA tax exempt?

The National Rifle Association is in the news following the Parkland, Florida, school shooting, with much controversy about its opposition to gun control, the money it obtains from gun manufacturers, and its influence on lawmakers. Although the amount the NRA directly contributes to political...

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 5:11pm

Trump has moved from rage tweeting to rage eating

President Trump is not taking the FBI raid on his lawyer's office particularly well, spending most of his time brooding, eating and watching TV. That's according to a report in The New York Times, which says the president had a "meltdown" over the Monday raid at the...

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 4:08pm