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NYC a top city for millennials who live with their mom

Mother’s day is around the corner, do you have plans to take your mom out to brunch? Or maybe you can wake her up with breakfast right in bed if you’re one of the millions of young adults still living at home. More millennials age 24 to 36 are living at home with their moms now than...

Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 11:56am

All the ways to watch Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding

It’s the social event of the year. You already heard how hard it was to get an invite — but that’s doesn’t mean you can’t be there for the action. Sort of. No, we’re not talking about Preakness. We’re talking, of course, about how to watch the royal wedding...

Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 11:29am

When is Trump meeting with Kim Jong Un?

The historic meeting between President Donald Trump and North Korea leader Kim Jong Un is set — and it won’t be in the United States, North Korea or even the Demilitarized Zone that separates North Korea from South Korea. "The highly anticipated meeting between Kim Jong Un and...

Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 11:20am

Ivana Trump appears on 'DWTS' after mocking Marla Maples for doing it

Donald Trump's first wife, Ivana Trump, competed on the Italian version of "Dancing With the Stars" a few months after mocking the president's second wife, Marla Maples, for competing on the American show. On May 5, Ivana appeared as a guest competitor on "Ballando con le...

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 5:05pm

Nail your HIIT at-home workout with these 3 easy tips

They’re quick, intense bona fide fat burners, and they’ve overtaken fitness nation. High-intensity interval training routines — short bursts of all-out exercise with short periods of low-intensity rest — have become the go-to workout for gym rats for good reason. And it...

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 4:29pm

Weight loss and relationships: Not always a match made in heaven

Weight loss is often a positive step toward a healthy — and longer — life. However, it doesn’t always bode well for relationships, at least according to a recent study by Swedish researchers. According to the study, obese people who went through weight loss surgery were twice as...

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 4:12pm

Yelp dishes on the best Mother's Day brunches in NYC approved by diners like you

Fact: Mom deserves a nice meal. Also fact: Mom probably needs a drink more than she needs flowers. So where does a loving son or daughter take Mom to make her special day better than ever? One of the best Mother’s Day brunches that New York City has to offer. But where do you even start...

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 4:12pm

Community solar garden coming to the South Bronx

A local startup is offering New Yorkers a way to help the environment and get a discount on their electric bill, all without actually putting solar panels on your roof. PowerMarket, a software company in the community solar industry, has launched a new solar project in the South Bronx, for which...

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 4:11pm

Six ways to celebrate the royal wedding in London

p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px Helvetica; color: #454545} If you haven't received an invite and you’re not one of the thousands of "commoners" set to join Prince Harry and Meghan Markle at the keenly anticipated royal wedding on May 19th, all is not...

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 4:03pm

5 Great things to do in St. Augustine, Florida

Many people consider either Orlando or Miami as Florida’s biggest tourist destination. But if waiting in long lines for theme park rides at Disney and the overstimulation of Miami’s nightlife is not for you, you may want to consider St. Augustine for your next trip to the Sunshine State...

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 4:02pm

Trump practiced for Mueller interview with legal team. It didn't go well

President Trump and his legal team recently did a four-hour practice session for a potential interview with special counsel Robert Mueller about the Russia investigation, and the president had some difficulty, only getting through two questions. Trump had trouble staying on topic "given the...

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 3:14pm

All the places teachers can get deals on food this week

Teacher Appreciation Day was Tuesday, May 8, but the ode to our country's educators isn’t over yet — it lasts all week! Students (or parents of students): if you’re looking for last-minute gift ideas, check out Metro’s guide. And teachers: you’ll want to take note...

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 2:54pm

Meet the Eric Schneiderman replacement, Barbara Underwood

After New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced he would leave office effective Tuesday in the wake of physical-abuse allegations, it was announced that he would be replaced temporarily by Barbara Underwood. Who is Barbara Underwood? Before being sworn in as acting attorney...

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 2:02pm

BPS awarded for rigorous testing of school drinking water for lead

State officials have honored Boston Public Schools for its efforts in testing school drinking water for lead. BPS is one of the most proactive districts in the state, officials said, when it comes to testing, and thus has received an award from the Massachusetts Department of Environmental...

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 1:19pm

Right whales are still around Massachusetts, putting lobster season on hold

Right whales off Massachusetts shores are causing some troubles for local lobster fishers. State officials have extended a ban on lobster traps in Cape Cod Bay because of the marine mammals still feeding in those waters. North Atlantic right whales are an endangered species, with only about fewer...

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 1:13pm

Marvel movies you can watch on Hulu

Everyone’s get Marvel mania these days. Film studios are doing their best to keep up with the demand, but there are still some weeks between releases of upcoming Marvel movies. So what do you do with the downtime between these blockbusters? Turn to streaming services of course. Enter: Marvel...

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 11:55am

NYC home to largest population of independent workers in US: Report

The way America’s workforce looks is changing, and New York City is already on the front lines. By 2020, experts predict that 40 percent of the United States workforce will be independent — meaning contract workers or those who are self-employed, rather than employed full time by a...

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 11:39am

On Teacher Appreciation Day, Debra Messing thanks HS teacher at Crayola event in NYC

In the New York City school district alone, there are about 75,000 teachers who influence more than 1 million students each school day. Nationwide, about 3.2 million teachers work in United States public school systems. In honor of National Teacher Appreciation Day, Crayola wants to help people...

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 9:57am

Mass. House advances bill banning robocalls to mobile devices

Those calls offering free cruises, loan modifications, supposedly important information from the FBI and more could soon stop coming to your cellphone unless there is a real human making the call. Just as experts warn that robocalls and the scams they often peddle are becoming more pervasive, the...

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 9:29am

Your favorite websites are going red to save net neturality

Get ready if your daily website stops include Pornhub, Reddit or Tumblr: These popular websites — and many more — are going red in a last-ditch effort to save net neutrality. When you log in on Wednesday, you’ll find a big red banner aimed to distract you from clicking through to...

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 5:40pm