Confetti and spectators a half-dozen or more deep at points lined the route of the Lunar New Year Parade in lower Manhattan.
“My oldest, who is 9, exclaimed “that’s a computer?!” in genuine surprise, and then pointed at the floppy drives and asked “what are those?” My younger twins just kept laughing at how silly it seemed to them.”
Amazon says it will not be building a new headquarters in New York, a stunning reversal after a yearlong search.
One group that’s not sad to see Amazon back out of its New York headquarters? New York City’s independent bookstores, some of which took to social media to celebrate Amazon’s retreat in no uncertain terms:
After Amazon announced Thursday that they would not build a planned phase of their second headquarters in New York, the chairman of the Arlington County Board said that the jobs that would have gone to Queens are not headed to the Crystal City site the sales giant has already selected.
The British Columbia Coroners Service appealed for the public’s help in identifying the latest foot, which was discovered inside a light grey Nike sneaker on a rocky beach in West Vancouver in September.
The New York Police Department arrested a 52-year-old man suspected of burglarizing the same Manhattan apartment building three times by leaving a package for him as bait.
The contact from the Southern District, which came from its public corruption section, is the latest activity focusing on Trump’s political fundraising both before and immediately after his 2016 election.
Some demonstrators protesting the lack of heat and electricity at a federal detention center in New York City attempted to get into the facility on Sunday, and witnesses said guards pushed them back and sprayed them with an unknown stinging substance.
Seven months shy of her 102nd birthday, Florence Woolston is among the last survivors of the golden age of burlesque. She was a showgirl, performing onstage as part of the legendary Minsky’s shows, burlesques that so scandalized New York that crusading Mayor Fiorello La Guardia ordered them shut down in 1937.
Many inmates at the federal detention center in the New York borough of Brooklyn were still sitting in their cold and dark cells Saturday because of a partial power outage, the director of Federal Defenders of New York David Patton and a representative for the union representing the facility’s workers said.
Doctors and crew members performed CPR on Emile Griffith when he suddenly fell ill Thursday night, local media reported. But Griffith, a 31-year veteran of the airline, did not survive.
Cathay Pacific confessed on Wednesday to a technical blunder that briefly allowed customers to purchase a round-trip business class ticket from Vietnam to New York for about $675, a more than 95 percent discount.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo pledged New York will lead the nation forward with the most progressive agenda in state history.
The new law changes the state’s building code to require new and renovated buildings with public bathrooms to provide “safe and compliant changing tables” in both men’s and women’s restrooms.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.