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Here's all the street closures for this week's UN General Assembly

The UN General Assembly meeting is underway already in Manhattan, and as you can imagine, the street closures that go along with that kind of event are well underway. Hopefully you missed the closures on Sunday by being inside or in your neighborhood enjoying your time off, but now that the work...

Monday, September 18, 2017 - 10:59am

Move over unicorn latte — Pure Leaf’s color-changing tea is the next IGstar

Welcome to the Pure Leaf Tea House at 79 Greene St., where tea-drinking morphs into art.   At this new pop-up, located at 79 Green St., mixologists grind fresh turmeric, ginger and cinnamon for speciality concoctions like an Iced Golden chai while tea connoisseurs and curious bystanders geek...

Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 2:27pm

Manhattanhenge 2017: Dates, times and best spots to see sunset

If you enjoy taking photos of beautiful sunsets in New York City, get ready, because Manhattanhenge will take place in May and July. Manhattanhenge is the seemingly magical moment when the sun aligns perfectly with the city’s grid. It gives us the chance to see the sunset perfectly from east...

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 11:16am

The notorious 'ghost train' is actually one of the most reliable: MTA data

If you’ve hopped on the NYC subways recently, you’ve likely encountered your fair share of delays, underground halts and general stress over cancelled and rerouted trains. Unfortunately, it now seems to be par for course to go into your morning commute expecting trains so packed you...

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 5:04pm

This NYC staple is making rose donuts that put the flowers to shame

Roses may be red and violets may be blue, but these rose donuts are better than either — you can see that it’s true. Valentine’s Day might be in the rearview mirror, but Doughnut Plant’s new offering — the rose donut — has us swooning. In fact, if they keep the...

Friday, May 19, 2017 - 3:46pm

NYC floral designer creates 'Flower Flashes' around the city

Sometimes flowers can make everything a lot prettier — including a trashcan. New York City is filled with street art and other things that will make you look twice, and in recent weeks, someone has been going around town and decorating the city’s garbage cans, sidewalks statues, and...

Friday, May 5, 2017 - 4:42pm

NYC street closures for President Trump's visit

President Donald Trump is expected to visit New York City today for the first time since his inauguration in January. New Yorkers should expect several street closures and heavy traffic in areas around the city. At 4 p.m., president Trump is expected to meet with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm...

Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 12:29pm

NYC weekend street closures: March of Dimes walk, Persian Day Parade and more

This weekend, the city will host several events around the city that will make getting around town difficult for motorists. Make a note of these street closures so they don't mess with your plans. There will be several cultural events, festivals, parades and walks throughout the city on...

Sunday, April 30, 2017 - 3:10pm

Marc Malusis: In defense of Eli Manning (on and off the field)

Give Eli Manning credit. People often make fun of him for his "aw shucks" personality.  If you look up the definition of aw shucks, it is type of behavior that is characterized by appearing or sounding shy, socially awkward or unsophisticated.   He might be the...

Sunday, April 23, 2017 - 3:19pm

NYC weekend street closures: 9/11 Memorial 5K Run, Tour de Staten Island and more

This weekend, there are several events happening around the city that will cause traffic delays and street closures. Plan ahead and try to avoid driving in these areas. The Car Free Earth Day event, the 9/11 Memorial 5K Run Walk and the Tour De Staten Island are taking place this weekend. ...

Sunday, April 23, 2017 - 1:38pm

When do NYC street fairs start?

The best part about spring is being able to spend a lot of time outside the house, enjoying the best street fairs, flea markets and food markets the city has to offer. Even better if that includes delicious food that may not have been on your radar. A New York City street fair in the spring gives...

Monday, April 17, 2017 - 5:46pm

Your complete guide to New York's summer music festivals

Sometimes, it’s the little things that make life great — music festivals are no exception. These festivals all tout great headliners, but they’ve also got their own, individual perks that make them unique. BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival June-August, Prospect Park...

Monday, April 10, 2017 - 7:31pm

Prosecutors won't charge de Blasio in corruption probe

Prosecutors on Thursday said they will not bring criminal charges against Mayor Bill de Blasio after their lengthy investigation into whether people involved in fundraising for his election campaign broke corruption laws."After careful deliberation, given the totality of the circumstances here and...

Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 10:16am

NYC weekend street closures: St. Patrick's Day Parade in Queens and more

This weekend, there will be three St. Patrick’s Day-related events and one 5K race that will cause street closures in Queens, Manhattan, and Staten Island.The NYPD and city Department of Transportation have released the following street closures for events and parades this weekend. Plan accordingly...

Friday, March 3, 2017 - 3:25pm

VIDEO: Barack Obama casually strolls out of New York City building

Barack Obama is back ­­­— kind of.The last time many of us had a chance to see the former president was in a short candid video clip of him and former first lady Michelle Obama living the good life onthe British Virgin Islands with billionaire buddy Richard Branson.RELATED: Watch Barack Obama learn...

Friday, February 24, 2017 - 2:18pm

'Subwaypocalypse' overshadows underground Wi-Fi launch

Starting Monday, New York City subway riders received an early gift: cell service and Wi-Fi coverage at all underground stations. The MTA's highly-touted cellphone launch is one year ahead of schedule, while its Wi-Fi installation was completed two years early.But serious delays for this morning's...

Monday, January 9, 2017 - 10:11am

MAP: NYC street closures for New Year's Eve

Approximately 1 million people are expected to pack Times Square to celebrate New Year’s Eve.Every New Yorker understands the Times Square area will be nearly impossible to navigate before, during, and after the celebration.The New York City Police Department and Department of Transportation has...

Friday, December 30, 2016 - 10:29am

PHOTOS: Celebrity parties at Studio 54 in NYC

Studio 54 nightclub was considered one of the world’s most famous nightclubs during the 1970s. The club was located at 254 West 53th Street and became a hotspot for A-list celebrities and party-goes. Whether it was an award show after party, a record release, a New Year’s Eve celebration, or just a...

Thursday, December 29, 2016 - 2:40pm

Dropping the ball: NYC ranks among worst places to ring in the new year

Around the world, all eyes will turn to Times Square, if only for 10 seconds.The tourist destination has become synonymous with New Year’s Eve. But its world-famous, 10-second countdown, complete with a crystal-studded ball, star-studded performances and plenty of confetti and bubbly, isn’t the...

Wednesday, December 28, 2016 - 5:00am

Second Avenue subway to open New Year's Day: Cuomo

It's a project that's nearly a century in the making, but by the end of the year, the Second Avenue subway will finally open to riders.Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who has been putting pressure on the MTA to complete the project by its Dec. 31 deadline, told NBC New York that service will beginon New Year's...

Monday, December 19, 2016 - 7:04pm