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Trump calls himself ‘defender’ of life at anti-abortion rally President Trump on Friday called it a "profound honor" to be the first commander in chief to attend the annual anti-abortion March for Life in Washington, DC.
New Jersey Bars Police From Using Clearview Facial Recognition App "I was troubled. The reporting raised questions about data privacy, about cybersecurity, about law enforcement security, about the integrity of our investigations." His order to prosecutors was reported earlier by NJ.com. In a promotional video posted to its website this week, Clearview included images of Mr.
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34 US troops suffered traumatic brain injuries in Iran strike, Pentagon says Thirty-four US troops were diagnosed with traumatic brain injuries resulting from Iran's missile attack on an Iraqi air base earlier this month - 17 of whom are still under medical observation, the Pentagon reported Friday. The other half have since returned to their military duties, chief Pentagon spokesman Jonathan Hoffman said.
Bernie Sanders gets flack for embracing Joe Rogan's endorsement Bernie Sanders drew criticism Friday for a decision to embrace an unofficial endorsement from the controversial comedian and podcast host Joe Rogan - who some on the left accuse of denigrating gay and transgender rights.
Harvey Weinstein Trial: Brooklyn Native Actress Rosie Perez Testifies Against Disgraced Movie Mogul Despite objection from Weinstein's lawyer, Judge James Burke allowed Perez to testify in court. Sciorra took the stand Thursday as a key witness for the prosecution, claiming Weinstein pinned her to a bed and raped her more than 25 years ago.
Year Of The Rat Begins As New Yorkers Prepare For Lunar New Year Celebrations For more Lunar New Year happenings this year, check out Time Out New York's Best Things To Do For Lunar New Year and NYC GO's Lunar New Year Guide. There you'll find dates and places for neighborhood festivals, parades, children's activities and more.
Talking Points: NYC Transit Boss Andy Byford Stepping Down After 2 Years On The Job Watch "The Point" Fridays at 6:30 p.m. and Sundays at 10 a.m., 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. streaming on CBSN New York.
Deputies detail grisly murder scene in Anthony Todt’s Florida home The local sheriff deputies were immediately struck by a "strong foul odor" when they first stepped foot in Todt's Celebration, Florida, home on Monday, Jan. 13 - what they discovered to be the stench from the bodies that had permeated from his second-floor room.
RIOC Selects ChaShaMa As Roosevelt Island Artist In Residence To Provide Free Studio Space For Selected Visual Artists - Watch For Upcoming ChaShaMa S We put the parts in parties. And our hearts, too!. 10% OFF your first booking. bespokemyheart.com: [email protected]
Trump impeachment: Half-empty spectator gallery puzzles senators The Senate spectator gallery was at least half-empty throughout the first week of President Donald Trump's impeachment trial and senators serving as the jury in the marathon sessions are taking notice - some stunned that there aren't more people watching history unfold, while others understand the public avoiding the repetitive proceedings.
Point Of View: Councilman Joe Borelli Discusses NYC Transit Boss Andy Byford's Resignation & More City Council Member Joe Borelli joined CBSN New York's political reporter Marcia Kramer for this week's episode of "The Point", saying Byford was so good, the city didn't deserve him.
Trump’s legal team says it will target Biden family in impeach defense For the life of me, I'm trying to figure out what their strategy is." Democrats blasted Trump on Thursday as not truly concerned about corruption when he stalled nearly $400 million in foreign aid. They argued Trump wanted Ukraine to launch a probe of debunked claims against the Bidens rather than look at genuine corruption.
Trump’s new Space Force logo bears strong resemblance to Star Trek emblem President Trump unveiled the official emblem of the newly minted Space Force Friday, and observers quickly noted a strong resemblance to the symbol of an even more famous interstellar unit - Star Trek's Star Fleet.
Extra Extra: Upper West Siders Seem To Love Mayor Pete Because you'd adopt the world's worst cat, check out today's end-of-day links: impeachment hearing updates, John Mulaney on heaven and hell, restoration lamb face, Chance The Punk'd Host, Quibi apology, dog snacks and more.
FICO Changes Coming Soon May Impact Your Credit Score Eighty million consumers will see their scores change by 20 or more points. Half will increase. Half will decrease. Experts say a drop of 20 points can cost a household hundreds of dollars a month. They advise to put a bill on auto pay so they're never paid late.
Four People In New York Held In Isolation As Fears Of Coronavirus Mounts One of these tests has come back negative. Three are still pending.
Greenpoint This Week: Neighborhood Safety Coalition, West Street Truck Takeover, Park Deli Reopens, and More! Happy Friday Greenpointers! If you live near the West Street waterfront then you likely had an early morning with a greeting from the dozens of trucks parked in the West Street bike lane headed to Greenpoint Landing.
Tinder Rolling Out New Safety Features, Including 'Panic Button' Match Group says this launch makes it the first dating company to integrate these types of safety features. It comes as recent data shows Tinder is the most popular dating app in the country with more than 7.5 million users.
NYPD Releases Body Cam Footage From Deadly Police-Involved Shooting In The Bronx Video shows the moment leading up to the driver's death. It shows officers using a taser on the driver after police say he didn't comply with their orders to get out of the car. Instead, he began driving away. Police say about a minute and a half into the struggle, a sergeant fired one shot, hitting the suspect in the chest, killing him.
Person Rescued After Plunging Through The Ice In Ringwood, N.J. New Jersey State Parks Police and Ringwood Police responded at the northern end of the reservoir shortly before 2 p.m. Friday. Footage from the scene shows the person must have been more than 100 feet from shore when the ice broke. A life preserver ring and rope was left behind in the water from the rescue.
NYPD cop Michael Valva abused son Thomas Valva for years before his death, mom claims The devastated mother of the innocent 8-year-old whose veteran NYPD cop father allegedly kept the child in an unheated garage overnight, causing him to freeze to death claimed that her children were abused at the hands of their dad for years and was ignored by those with the authority to help.
Loose Pig Found In Rockland County Front Yard Reunited With Owners "Swag" was found in front of a home on Forest Brook Road in Nanuet on Thursday. Clarkstown Police took the pig to the Hudson Valley Humane Society. With the help of some social media posts, it didn't take long for the owners to reach out.
Chelsea Bomber Ahmad Khan Rahimi Sentenced To Additional Life Term Rahimi got into a shootout with Linden, New Jersey, police during his arrest in the fall of 2016. Officer Peter Hammer was shot in the head during the shootout, but miraculously survived. Thirty people were injured in the Chelsea bombing.
Georgia Chick-fil-A under fire for asking breastfeeding mom 'cover up' A breast-feeding Georgia mom said she's angry that a Chick-fil-A manager asked her to "cover up" in the restaurant - and her story has since gone viral, even sparking a "nurse-in" protest there this week.
Impeachment trial: House managers push for witnesses Washington - House Democrats are finishing their opening arguments in President Trump's impeachment trial Friday, making their last, best effort to convince Republican senators that what the president has done merits his removal from office.
Old Yacht Clubs of the UWS The Hudson River shoreline is perhaps the best example that New York City is a living, evolving entity. Over the last 400 years, the Upper West Side's riverbank has been an untamed wilderness, a busy shipyard, and a sprawling park. Tucked in the midst of these changes is the little-known story of New York's oldest yacht clubs.
The Pro Bowl And The News-ish The Pro Bowl is this Sunday + slow news week in LIC = well I have something to say on that and Vince Lombardi would be proud, maybe.
Chelsea Flea Market Set To Return Under Brooklyn Flea Management Eric Demby, the co-founder of Brooklyn Flea, told Gothamist that he and his partner Jonathan Butler had a new lease deal in place for the flea's original parking lot at 29 West 25th Street, near Sixth Avenue.
'Sweet' talk EV Grieve is an ad-free East Village blog where you'll find local news on the real estate, restaurants and residents of the East Village NYC. Porridge Radio's new record, Every Bad, is out in March. The video here, released last week, is for "Sweet." The buzzy Brighton, U.K.-based quartet will be out at Elsewhere in Brooklyn on March 23.
Shakespeare & Co. Owner Looking at Former Book Culture Space Dane Neller, CEO of Shakespeare and Co., an independently owned bookstore with two locations in NYC, including one at 69th and Broadway, confirmed that he is looking at the space formerly occupied by Book Culture on Columbus, presumably to open another Shakespeare and Co.
Normalcy returns to Guatemala-Mexico border after latest migrant caravan CIUDAD HIDALGO, Mexico - From the roadside stand where his family sells mole, barbecue and chicken stew, Miguel Ángel Vázquez has seen all the caravans of Central American migrants and asylum seekers stream past his front door in recent years, throngs of people driven to flee poverty and violence in hopes of a better life in the United States.
New Mets Manager Luis Rojas Thanks Famous Father, Brother Rojas was introduced by the Mets on Friday as the replacement for Carlos Beltrán, whose tenure was cut short last week after just 84 days. Felipe Alou was a three-time All-Star who managed Montreal for 10 seasons and San Francisco for four.
Watch as Construction Trucks Convene For Blocks on West Streets' Protected Bike Lane Residents living near the Greenpoint waterfront were treated to a pageant of dozens of construction trucks idling in the West Street protected bike lane while waiting for entrance to a nearby construction site early Friday morning.
Ex-Mexican police official charged with taking bribes to help El Chapo’s cartel Ivan Reyes Arzate, of the Mexican Federal Police's Sensitive Investigation Unit, is the second Mexican official in recent weeks to face an American judge on charges of taking bribes to help drug cartels to ply their trade.
Lunar New Year Eats: Auspicious Foods To Eat In The Year Of The Rat With the Lunar New Year upon us, it is a time when families and friends around the world gather-and eat a lot of food that's steeped in meaning. And you don't have to be Asian to partake in the festivities. We're revisiting our past suggestions for what you can devour during the holiday.
Leader Of Violent Neo-Nazi Group Outed As Former NYC Resident Now Living In Russia The leader of the Base, a violent neo-Nazi group with ambitions of inciting a race war in the United States, has been revealed to allegedly be one Rinaldo Nazzaro, a 46-year-old former resident of New York City now living in Russia. Both the BBC and the Guardian reported the identity of Nazzaro on Friday.
Officer Released From Hospital After Being Pinned Between Vehicles During Traffic Stop Fellow NYPD officers cheered and applauded as Juan Collado was released from Bellevue Hospital on Friday afternoon.
World War II Blackouts in Fulton County This week's guest on The Historians Podcast is Gloversville Leader Herald history columnist Peter Betz with a story about blackouts during World War II plus the tale of W.C. Porter, the absconding drummer and the story of a convicted man who convinced a friend to go to jail in his place.
Crime Voyeurism: Melee at King Fusion Near Kings County Hospital. Or if you're coming from the airport in taxi, maybe just Flatbush is best. The Q wishes he could un-see this, since everytime he walks by he's going to re-see it. Mr. King Asian Food, at 803 Flatbush.
Back On Track: Brand New Subway Cars Return To Service After Being Pulled For Safety Concern The brand new fleet had been taken out of service Jan. 7th after doors opened mid-ride on two occasions. "You don't withdraw a fleet lightly but I saw enough to say 'I want this whole fleet checked,'" outgoing New York City Transit president Andy Byford said.
Coronavirus reaches Europe with two cases confirmed in France Two cases of the coronavirus were confirmed in France on Friday - the first cases in Europe. Both patients had traveled to China, the epicenter of the deadly outbreak that's cropped up in a half-dozen other countries, leaving at least 26 people dead. "We have two cases," said France's Health Minister Agnes Buzyn.
Photos: Inside The New International Center of Photography At Essex Crossing IPads are mounted on the walls of the first, second and third floors where you can take a series of photos that will then be uploaded into The Warriors, a 1979 film set in a future New York where gans fight over territory in the five boroughs.
North Carolina man kept woman as sex slave for 5 years: sheriff A North Carolina man kept a woman as a sex slave for five years, authorities said. Salvador Espinoza Escobar, 48, is accused of holding the victim - identified only as an adult female - in "sexual servitude" by withholding basic needs in exchange for forced sex acts since January 2015, according to the Randolph County Sheriff's Office.
Lunar New Year 2020: Year Of The Rat Festivities Around NYC The Brooklyn Chinese-American Association's parade starts at 8th Avenue and 50th Street, and includes "a spectacular fireworks display, a traditional lion dance, a Kung-Fu demonstration, and performances by local children as well as other cultural activities," according to the Brooklyn Reporter.
Facing A Possible Rezoning Defeat, Harlem Developer Tweaks Massive Lenox Terrace Project But the changes, which do not reduce the number of units or amount of retail space, may not be enough to save the project. Rather than meet with tenants, Olnick instead sent out a brief one-page flyer summing up the two concessions.
What You Need To Know About Coronavirus In NYC The City and the State today laid out their preparedness plans for the novel coronavirus outbreak, which has spread from Wuhan City in Hubei province in China to 16 countries, including the USA, which at this time has two confirmed cases, one in Washington state and one in Chicago.
Thomas Valva, son of NYPD cop Michael, died of hypothermia in garage: police Michael Valva, 40, a 15-year police veteran, and his fiancée, Angela Pollina, 42, were charged Friday with second-degree murder in the Jan. 17 death of little Thomas Valva "because they engaged in conduct which created a grave risk of death to this child," Suffolk County Police Commissioner Geraldine Hart told reporters during a press conference.
Can NYC’s subway system get fixed without ‘train daddy’ Andy Byford? Transit advocates weigh in on how the New York City Transit head’s departure may affect New Yorkers.
Popular Fast-Casual Spot Beyond Sushi Plots a Bigger Ambitious Vegan Restaurant on UES The new restaurant will use a smoker and offer cocktails.
Kaatscast Considers Kaatskills and the Dutch In this episode, hear from historian Cyndi LaPierre on the history of the word "Catskills," and if you're wondering why Kaatscast starts with a "K," instead of a "C," this segment should help clear things up.
Oxford professor gets bodyguards after threats from transgender activists Selina Todd, a historian who focuses on the lives of working-class women, received threats after writing that trans people sometimes "harm the rights of women," according to the UK Telegraph. "I get frightened by the threats in lectures," she told the paper.
Gothamist Reviews: The Rink At Rockefeller Center Today we visit the Rink at Rockefeller Center. Rockefeller Center may, possibly, make for a perfectly fine tourist trip like 330 days out of the year.
Cop forced to settle beef between K9 and cow with stun gun GEORGETOWN, SC - A sheriff's deputy responding to a burglary call in South Carolina was forced to settle a beef between his K9 and a spooked cow by using a stun gun.
Bahamas native killed Florida man during 79-minute parking lot attack: cops A Bahamas native beat his pal to death in a Florida parking lot, kicking him for 79 minutes during a merciless attack in which he screamed, "F-k your white life!," according to police. Kristoff King, 36, is facing a first-degree murder charge in the Jan.
Mayor Pete Has Taken in More Money from Upper West Side Donors Than Any Other Candidate - By Far Data from opensecrets.org shows that Mayor Pete has received the most money in each of the four zip codes on the Upper West Side - 10023, 10024, 10025 and 10069. In total he's raised about $700,000 on the Upper West Side, about 1% of the $76 million he raised in 2019.
Medusa Greek Taverna Comes to Park Slope PARK SLOPE - On December 4th, George Constantinou opened up his fourth restaurant with his husband, Farid Ali - a modern Greek spot called Medusa Greek Taverna. The couple now operates three restaurants within two-blocks in Park Slope - Bogota, which came first in 2005, Miti Miti, which opened in 2014, and now Medusa, the latest addition.
NYC’s Top 28 Mexican Restaurants Where to find the best south-of-the-border restaurants in all five boroughs.
Park Designs to be Presented at CB1 Parks and Waterfront Committee Meeting Designs on four North Brooklyn parks will be reviewed at the Brooklyn CB1 Committee on Parks and Waterfront meeting scheduled for next Monday. The meeting is open to the public and takes place on Monday, Jan. 27th at 6:30PM at the Bushwick Inlet Park Building.
How Tinder saved a woman’s life while stranded in wilderness A road-tripping German woman was rescued from the treacherous Norwegian wilderness when she set up a Tinder account - and enlisted help from one of her matches, according to a report Friday.
Sumptuous Greenwich Village penthouse with rooftop conservatory seeks $5.5M A duplex penthouse that has just listed in Greenwich Village, asking $5.495 million, has plenty of lush interior details and features-notably a gorgeous glass conservatory on its terrace.
Can You Get Evicted For Cursing Out Your Landlord? It Depends "Any housing attorney would laugh them out of court for this," Davidson noted. Most New York City residents, however, aren't entitled to the same safeguards. Landlords in market-rate buildings can refuse to offer a lease extension for any reason they choose.
Trump impeachment: Democrats to push obstruction charge in last day of arguments House Democrats in President Trump's impeachment tried to make the case Friday that he improperly obstructed Congress' probe of his interactions with Ukraine - their final day of arguments before Republicans take up his defense against the charges. The seven Democratic managers, led by Rep.
Massachusetts teens charged for scorching outlets in viral video stunt "This action caused minor damage to the building," Botieri said in a statement obtained by The Post.
Seen & Heard: Giant rollers for your lymph system 91 LEONARD STOREFRONT REVEALED: The Toll Brothers' building at 91 Leonard St., which is actually on Broadway, is just about wrapped up. The building has 111 units; the lobby is by Skidmore, Owings and Merrill. TONIGHT: SILENT FILM/LIVE MUSIC: Tonight, Friday, Jan.
At Stephen Starr’s Veronika, the Lowest-Cost Entrees Stun as Much as the Opulent Space Critic Ryan Sutton looks at both the cheapest vegetarian and meat entrees at the luxe new restaurant in Flatiron.
'I Have To Work On Dealing With My Past': Former NBA Player Jayson Williams On Life After Prison & St. John's Basketball The former NBA All-Star opens up about accidentally killing his limo driver, going to prison, playing in the NBA and his recovery from being an alcoholic.
New York Officials Prepare For Possible Coronavirus As 2nd U.S. Case Is Detected In Chicago The CDC says there are now 63 patients under investigation from 22 states, although 11 of those patients have tested negative for coronavirus. As the deadly virus spreads beyond China, it is now on the minds of some New Yorkers CBS2's Nick Caloway spoke to.
Museum Of Chinese In America President Fears Damage To Archives From Chinatown Fire, Including "Priceless" Historical Items The MOCA President said the museum archives had nearly 85,000 historical items stored at 70 Mulberry Street.
Have thoughts on the Oscar noms? So do these Greenpointers Oscar season is upon us, and with it come opinions aplenty about the snubs, surprises, and - most importantly - the hot takes. Podcaster, neighbor, and local comedian Stewart Fullerton invites Greenpointers Arts Editor Billy McEntee on the air to discuss this year's Academy Awards, which will be held on Sunday, February 9 at 8 PM EST.
Roosevelt Island Gallery RIVAA Hosting New Year 2020 Celebration Friday January 24, Bring Your Good Humor And Wear A Hat Parties and SuppliesOn Roosevelt Island! Kids Birthdays ● Corporate Events Balloons ● Decor ● EntertainmentImagination Stations ● STEM PartiesShowers ● Favors ● InvitationsBanners ● Cake ToppersParty Rentals ● And more! We put the parts in parties.
China, Australia hit with face mask shortage amid coronavirus outbreak Major cities in China and Australia were hit with serious shortages of face masks Friday as the number of people infected by the deadly coronavirus surged, according to reports.
Eat: Destination Tapas At Gaudir Harlem Bespoke: A previous pop-up restaurant called Gaudir quietly made a formal, permanent debut last summer over at the former Mountain Bird space at 251 East 110th Street just west of 2nd Avenue and heralds the arrival of true Iberian tapas that will become the quintessential foodie destination spot in the new decade.
NYPD Officer & Fiancée Charged With Murder In Death Of Cop's 8-Year-Old Son Police found the child at the couple's Bittersweet Lane home in Center Moriches after receiving a report that an eight-year-old "fell in the driveway of the residence" around 9:40 a.m. on January 17th. Thomas was taken to Long Island Community Hospital in Patchogue, where he was pronounced dead.
Here We Go Again, No Roosevelt Island F Train Service From Manhattan This Weekend According to the MTA : ACCESSIBILITY IMPROVEMENTS Jan 24 - 27, Fri 9:45 PM to Mon 5 AM Jamaica-bound F trains are rer…
Man Says Bolt Fell From Astoria Subway Tracks, Cracking His Car's Sunroof "I came out, there was nothing on top of my car, and right next to my car I see this big bolt." Rahman also pointed out a piece of wood dangling from the tracks.
Navy officials investigating secretly recorded Pornhub videos of service members The videos show people changing their clothes, but the officials said they were unaware of any sexual acts. Some civilians also were recorded, they added. An agent from the Naval Criminal Investigative Service discovered the videos on the adult site earlier this month, the news outlet reported.
A Giant Farewell: Eli Manning Retires After 16 Years In Blue His passion for the game, intense preparation, and the ability to rise to the occasion were the hallmarks of his career." Manning will be best known for his two incredible come-from-behind Super Bowl titles, both wins stunning the New England Patriots, led by Tom Brady and Bill Belichick.
New Leadership for Hadley-Luzerne Historical Howard Schaffer of Lake Luzerne has been elected President of the Hadley-Lake Luzerne Historical Society, following outgoing President Joe Kavanagh, who has served for the past four years.
The 'Dog Day' Bank Robber Learns Moviemaking, Like Crime, Does Not Pay Littlejohn, the 'Dog Day' Bank Robber Learns Moviemaking, Like Crime, Does Not PaySeptember 29, 1972. They don't look like the other couples holding hands in the visitor's room at Lewisburg Penitentiary. At 127 pounds, he looks boyish sitting hunched-up cross-legged in tan chino pants, gesturing with a cheese sandwich to the reporter.
NYC Gets Even More Excellent New Cookies At Red Gate Bakery In East Village The tiny shop also sells first-rate blondies, brownies, and cakes.
Raise Money For Puerto Rico at Bridge And Tunnel Brewery Tomorrow Puerto Rico has been hit with over 1,200 earthquakes in the course of just three weeks, leaving over 2,200 people homeless. Roughly 6,000 are sleeping in tents and cars for fear that another quake will leave them crushed underneath their collapsed home.
Michelle Obama, Aziz Ansari And Dave Chappelle Headline Group Of Surprising Nominees At This Year's GRAMMYs What about comedic rock stars Aziz Ansari and Dave Chappelle, yup, they're nominees this year as well. Check out the video above for a rundown on some surprising names included in this year's cass of GRAMMY nominees and be sure to tune in January 26th at 8:00PM ET/5:00PM PT, only on CBS and steaming on CBS All Access.
Gunman opens fire in Germany, killing six people near train station Six people were killed and several more hurt when a gunman opened fire near the train station station in the southwest Germany town of Rot Am See.
Littlejohn & the Mob: Saga of a Heist Littlejohn and the Mob: Saga of a HeistAugust 31, 1972. Tuesday, August 22. Home about 10 p.m. A message from a friend on my cassette phone unit. "Just heard a couple of homosexuals are holding up a bank in Brooklyn and they're holding people hostages.
As Red Hook Workers Fret Over Fairway Fate, Residents Say Grocer Priced Poor Out By Claudia Irizarry Aponte, THE CITY. The Fairway grocery chain's bankruptcy filing Thursday revealed plans to sell its five Manhattan stores to a new owner - leaving the future of its other nine outlets in limbo. The news hit especially hard in Red Hook, where for 14 years Fairway has operated a large store and cafe on the waterfront.
Early Addition: Millennials Also The 'Death Positive' Generation? Because you want to know what a mummy sounds like, check out today's midday links: Will Ferrell reflects, Jon Stewart's new film, death positive millennials, China hospital, Sacklers flee NYC, dog photo shoot and more.
These People Really Care About Fonts Because even in the digital age, making fonts is time-consuming, human labor. "Typography passes for being invisible," said Jonathan Hoefler, 49, a star designer who has created typefaces for Apple and the 2012 Obama campaign, in a phone interview.
Homemade Pasta Is A 114-Year Family Tradition At Raffetto's In Greenwich Village From generation to generation, the business retains its old-world feel. "The saying applies-if it isn't broken, don't fix it," Andrew said. The offerings remain largely unchanged, with the exception of new sauces and prepared meals developed by Romana Raffetto, Andrew's mother and the shop's beloved matriarch, who died in 2018.
De Blasio's E-Bike Crackdown Mainly Hurts Delivery Workers, Not Employers According to the NYPD, only 71 e-bike summonses were issued to businesses in all of 2019, while 1,052 summonses-which carry $500 fines-were issued to e-bike riders. The numbers are similar to those compiled for 2018. That year, 167 summonses were issued to businesses and 1,154 to individuals.
What You Need To Know About The Spreading Coronavirus "Is it SARS-level serious? I don't think so. Not yet." So far, the bulk of the cases and all of the deaths have been in China, which since the SARS epidemic has developed a blueprint for tracking viral infections, Mishra said.
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Streetopia Discusses A Pedestrianized Broadway, Safer Intersections, Reclaiming Curb Space If you haven't heard about Streetopia, you may be interested in some of the issues the group is focused on. On Tuesday night, the group held an informational session to meet with community members, and to give updates on their campaign efforts. Streetopia's focus is on how to utilize public space, and quality-of-life issues facing the community.
Second US case of coronavirus confirmed in Chicago The latest confirmed case involves a 60-year-old woman who returned from Wuhan, China, on Jan. 13 and began experiencing symptoms including fever, coughing and shortness of breath three to four days later, health officials in Chicago told reporters Friday.
Coronavirus outbreak: Video shows dead bodies in halls of China hospital Disturbing new video shows dead bodies piling up in the hallways of a hospital in China, as the coronavirus outbreak continues to spiral out of control.
Lower East Side Links Essex crossing teases its new high-end condo building at 202 Broome Saint. -A YIMBY group, Open New York, is making a case for affordable housing as a way to push through a Soho rezoning. -Performance Space New York will turn the institution over to artists to run for one year.
Pence tells Pope Francis: 'You made me a hero' VATICAN CITY - US Vice President Mike Pence told Pope Francis, "You made me a hero" back home by granting him a private audience at the Vatican on Friday. The pontiff and the vice president had a private hour-long conservation. Pence was beaming when the rest of his delegation was ushered into the papal library after the one-to-one talk.
Family fears Arkansas woman who vanished nearly two weeks ago is in danger Christy Rooks, 42, of Wynne, was last seen 12 days ago leaving her boyfriend's home in Hazen, about an hour away, her family told WREG. Since then, she hasn't communicated with her loved ones, her distraught mom, Nellie Rooks, told the station. "I don't know any place she could be," she said.
Supporters of a Shuttered Black Cultural Institution Refuse to Simply Walk Away CROWN HEIGHTS - Since 1984, The Black Lady Theatre, located on Nostrand Avenue near Park Place, has served as an arts venue for Afro-centric shows and a "safe place" to discuss and explore issues that impact the Black community. It's now shuttered.
The Roots Among Final Round Of Performers Announced For The 62nd Annual GRAMMY Awards The final slate of performers for The 62nd Annual GRAMMY Awards were announced earlier today by CBS and the Recording Academy ahead of this Sunday's live show.
Inside Eater Critic Robert Sietsema’s Literal Dream Restaurant Senior critic Robert Sietsema creates a restaurant concept while snoozing, where dessert comes first and customers wear pajamas.
E-bike, e-scooter legislation gets a second chance in New York Plus, "Bird God" vandal strikes the Grand Army Plaza arch again—and more intel in today’s New York Minute news roundup.
Why Andy Byford's Departure Is So Worrisome For NYC Subway & Bus Riders How much influence could one individual have over the MTA, a sprawling state agency with an operating budget of $16 billion that serves eight million subway and bus riders each day? As it turns out: quite a lot.
California neighborhood evacuated after explosives found in dead man's home Dozens of people were evacuated from a California neighborhood this week after police found hundreds of military-grade explosives inside a dead man's home, according to a new report. First responders arrived around 9:10 a.m.
Ivanka Trump praises Greta Thunberg for calling attention to threat of climate change Ivanka Trump cheered teenage climate change crusader Greta Thunberg for calling attention to the dire issue in a statement going against President Trump's criticism of the young activist, according to a report.
5 Restaurants to Try This Weekend in NYC For reasonably-priced, family-style dining: The so-called family sharing platter is a great deal at Frangos with enough food for five or six at this new Alphabet City Portuguese chicken joint.
New Mexico college student shot during alleged fraternity hazing A New Mexico State University fraternity member shot a student pledge during an initiation event at a campground, authorities said. Miguel Altamirano, 21, is facing charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and negligent use of a deadly weapon while intoxicated in the Nov.
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NYC’s Exciting Korean Corn Dog Vendor Is Already Gone — and More Closings A weekly updated roundup of shutters throughout New York City.
5 open houses in Long Island City to check out this weekend It's asking $1.848 million, with taxes coming in at $15/month and common charges $1,073/month. When: Sunday, January 26. This condo studio on 45th Avenue sits right across from Murray Playground. The 504-square-foot unit has a private balcony, one closet, in-unit washer / dryer, hardwood floors, and heated floors in its bathroom.
Listen: Lauryn Hill At United Palace Saturday, February 22nd, 8:00PM, Lauryn Hill live at United Palace, 4150 Broadway by 175th Street. Celebrate the 90th anniversary of the United Palace, one of five famed "Loews Wonder Theatres,"with a concert featuring the legendary singer, songwriter and performer Ms.
Dwell: 228 Lenox Brownstone Harlem Bespoke: Number 228 Lenox by 122nd Street arrived on the market in April 2018 for $5.25 million, then the fixer upper in the Mount Morris Park Historic District had gone up to $5.6 million in July but then was removed from the market by August of that year.
Nevada woman who killed roommate trying to ‘shoot spirits’ sentenced LAS VEGAS - A Nevada woman who said she shot a gun at spirits who attacked her roommate was sentenced to prison for the man's fatal shooting. Kiahna Hawkins, 30, was sentenced to 11 to 28 years in a Nevada prison, KVVU-TV reported Wednesday.
NYC’s Rise in ‘Ghost Kitchens’ Will Face City Council Scrutiny Plus, there’s a new cocktail bar in a bodega — and more intel.
The High Line's Latest Starchitect Project Heatherwick, who is best known to New Yorkers as the creator of the Vessel, the 150-foot-tall, Instagram-friendly basket of stairs at the heart of Hudson Yards, has designed Lantern House, a 181-unit condominium. The project comprises two towers that flank the High Line.
See: Around Harlem This Weekend Harlem Bespoke: Keep it all uptown and help out Harlem's great local businesses at the end of the long week. Below is the Bespoke list of what is new and notable in the north neighborhoods to try out this upcoming weekend.
Coronavirus outbreak: China shuts down part of Great Wall, travel On the eve of the Lunar New Year, Chinese authorities are clamping down on travel and have shut down normally bustling tourist sites - including the Great Wall of China - in efforts to control the outbreak of the deadly new virus.
Incredibly opulent penthouse at Midtown’s landmarked Crown Building wants $59.5M The public listings for the Crown Building’s condo conversion include an uber-fancy penthouse.
Man Says Large Bolt Fell From Subway Tracks And Smashed Sunroof The man said he was doing his laundry yesterday in Astoria when he heard a loud bang. "I looked back and I see my entire sunroof cracked. It was really, I was shocked," he said. "I came out, there was nothing on top of my car, and right next to my car I see this big bolt." MORE: NYC Transit Authority Announces Plan To Combat Falling Subway Debris.
Five Alarm Fire Tears Through Chinatown Building That's Home to Several Non-Profits A five alarm fire broke out in a city-owned building at 70 Mulberry Saint last night, injuring nine people and impacting several non-profit organizations housed in the property across from Columbus Park in the heart of Chinatown. A 59-year-old civilian was rescued from the fifth floor and taken to Weill Cornell Medical Center for smoke inhalation.
Teen speaks out about moment needlefish speared him in the neck A smiling Muhammad Idul, 16, opened up about the freak accident that left the nearly 30-inch fish's razor-sharp snout sticking through the left side of his neck earlier this week. "I just need to be more careful next time," Muhammad told BBC Indonesia Friday.
New York Weather: CBS2 1/24 Friday Afternoon Forecast We're enjoying the last day of our stretch of dry weather with a mix of sun and clouds overhead. The real treat will be the temperatures through as we make a run for the upper 40s to nearly 50°. Clouds return tonight with at least a chance of light rain overnight.
New York History Around The Web This Week This weeks big New York History News.
Nonprofit Groups Working To Boost Participation In 2020 Census There's $73 billion in federal aid on the line. New York could also lose Congressional seats if residents are under-counted. MORE: Gov. Cuomo Gets Aggressive With 2020 New York Census.
10 Injured and Community Center Damaged in Chinatown Fire The building is owned by the city and serves a host of community groups, including the Chinatown Manpower Project, which offers vocational training, employment services and educational programs; H.T. Chen and Dancers, a modern dance company; and the Chinese American Planning Council.
Three alarm fire last night in Chinatown A three-alarm fire at 70 Mulberry injures three plus two firefighters and destroys a building built in the 1890s that once houses PS 23 and now is home to several community groups.
Videos show ‘dire’ situations at Chinese hospitals amid coronavirus outbreak New videos show "dire" situations at Chinese hospitals as health officials continue to grapple with the deadly coronavirus outbreak. One clip tweeted by a South China Morning Post video producer shows an overflow of patients in blue face masks in a hospital corridor in Wuhan - as a doctor shouts something at the crowd.
Detroit fire department officials charged for group photo outside burning home Thirteen Detroit firefighters and four supervising sergeants have been hit with departmental charges in connection with their knucklehead decision to take a group photo in front of a burning home.
Coronavirus in China: Officials rush to build hospital in 10 days China is rushing to build a 1,000-bed hospital in just 10 days to treat patients at the epicenter of the new coronavirus, which has killed at least 26 people, infected about 830 and prompted lockdowns in at least a dozen cities, according to reports. The 270,000-square-foot facility in Wuhan is expected to be up and running by Feb.
Greta Thunberg shakes off Steven Mnuchin’s diss at World Economic Forum The teenage climate crusader on Friday shrugged off US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin's jabs at her age, saying she and her comrades are used to criticism.
Father Arrested In Death Of 8-Year-Old Boy On Long Island The boy, identified by family as 8-year-old Thomas Valva, was rushed to Long Island Community Hospital in Patchogue where he was pronounced dead. His father previously released a statement through a lawyer, saying, "As with any tragedy, our office and Mr.
Massive building explosion rocks Houston, scatters debris A massive building explosion rocked Houston early Friday, rattling windows and walls and jolting residents awake. The blast occurred on Gessner Road near Clay Road in the northwest part of the city around 4:30 a.m., according to Houston police and local outlet KHOU.
1 Man Critically Injured After Massive Fire Rips Through Chinatown Community Center The building is home to a senior center, dance center, museum, immigrant services organization and lots of history. "I went to elementary school back in the early 60s, and ever since they closed that school, the community has fought a long time to get that building turned over by the city for multi-use for nonprofits and stuff," said Chan.
Woman In Custody After 85-Year-Old Man Stabbed To Death Inside Brooklyn Apartment Officers responded shortly after 10 p.m. to an apartment on Lefferts Avenue in East Flatbush. They found Edill Gonzales unconscious and unresponsive inside with multiple stab wounds. He was pronounced dead at King County Hospital.
A new app helps kids make connections She has also partnered with 15 local kids programs, such as Manhattan Youth, Spotlight Kids and Playgarden, as a way to cross promote the businesses - her app allows parents to not only see other kids' schedules, but also the offerings at the partner programs on "micro-sites" within Friendly Faces.
City Council bill will make sure that your cash is good at all businesses EV Grieve is the leading news, entertainment and lifestyle blog about the East Village of New York City.
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New Condos Teased at 15-Story 'One Essex Crossing' Each month brings more significant updates for Essex Crossing. On the heels of the International Center of Photography launching its new flagship, the billion-dollar Lower East Side development this week rolled out more info about the CetraRuddy-designed condo tower at 202 Broome Street.
Broome Street Gets an Exclusive Nightclub by Omar Hernandez Where Happy Ending once tormented this Broome Street block, and Better Days was anything but, something uber-upscale is now replacement. Perhaps even too upscale for its own good. By now you've probably seen the well-placed hype pieces about the newest nightclub at 302 Broome Street, led by nightlife impresario Omar Hernandez.
In NoLIta, a Rental Renovated in Shades of Purple It took a lot of nerve to do what one Russia-born designer and his partner did. And it wasn’t the first time.
Afternoon of a Pawnbroker A visit to the flagship location of a company with 26 New York shops and 70,000 loans on the street.
5 Sites That Show How Much Lower Manhattan Has Changed One hundred years ago, newspapers, radios and fishmongers ruled the oldest neighborhood in New York.
How John Mulaney, Comedian, Spends His Sundays You would think that with his Netflix children's special, "John Mulaney and The Sack Lunch Bunch," an irreverent variety show featuring a band of singing and dancing 8 - to 13-year-olds, John Mulaney would be a dad. But his one offspring-like family member is a French bulldog named Petunia, and he spends much of the weekend catering to her whims.
For Haggis Purists in the U.S., the Law Is No Obstacle A federal agency bans the sale of sheep lungs, a key ingredient for the distinctive Scottish dish. Haggis lovers have found ways around that.
A Mother's Agony: 2 Sons, Both Killed by the Police Then he was sent to a juvenile prison. "I tell my kids, Whatever situation you get in," Ms. Elliott-Owens said, "you deal with it, you pray about it and you do what you need to do. And let that be a lesson." While Khiel was incarcerated, a fire tore through the family's building, forcing them to move.
Three Injured, Including Firefighters, in Massive Mulberry Street Blaze Last Night The three-alarm blaze that engulfed 70 Mulberry Street last night spread quickly, destroying the upper levels of the historic Public School 23. The fire started shortly after 8:45pm on the fourth floor. Firefighters from Ladder 20 and police from the 5th Precinct were the first responders.
The Myth of the Urban Boomer Baby boomers are such a large group that you can find them practically everywhere in great numbers, including in urban areas. Today in cities, for example, you're more likely to run into a 54-to-72-year-old with your bike or scooter than you would have in the past.
The Big Myth Behind the 'Real New Yorker' New York City belongs to the people that was here and made New York City what it is. And I know. I'm a New Yorker." His comments were criticized roundly and immediately - for divisiveness, for hypocrisy, for their refusal to acknowledge the essential role of the transplant to the city's identity, for misplaced blame.
Andy Byford quit his job with the MTA Business Insider Andy Byford, a globally renowned transit expert hired in 2017 to help reinvigorate New York CIty's aging subway sys…
New York Weather: CBS2 1/24 Friday Morning Forecast Temperatures are even milder today than yesterday. We should top off close to 50 degrees, which is definitely mild for January. Actually, our average temp should be around 38 degrees. Rain holds off until tomorrow, but we can expect more clouds as the day goes on.
Brand new costs have appeared in Kew Gardens borough tower prison Queens Chronicle The cost of building a new jail in Kew Gardens could zoom past…
Hallets Point development suspended until de Blasio is gone so it can exclude affordable housing Politico A long-simmering feud between one of the city’s most prominent real estate dynasties and the de Blasio administration has b…
Why Andy Byford Left the M.T.A. Byford chosen to lead the M.T.A. and what did people want him to accomplish? Mr. Byford had long been considered a rising star in the transportation world, credited with fixing public transit systems in London and Toronto. In that world, Mr.
Shanghai Disneyland closed during Lunar New Year due to coronavirus Shanghai Disneyland said Friday that the park would be closed during the busy Lunar New Year holiday due to the deadly coronavirus outbreak. The park, home to Mickey Mouse, had prepared a special "Year of the Mouse" celebrations for park-goers.
Elizabeth Warren confronted by angry dad over student loan forgiveness plan A Father confronts @SenWarren. Father : My daughter is in school, I saved all my money just to pay student loans Can I have my money back? Warren: of course not. Father: so you want to help those who don't save any money and the ones that do the right thing get screwed?
'Wolf of Wall Street' Jordan Belfort sues production company for $300M The 'Wolf of Wall Street" is back - and this time he claims he got scammed. Jordan Belfort, the legendary scammer who served as the inspiration for the Leonardo DiCaprio film, filed a suit against the movie's production company, a report said. The fraudster claims they intentionally hid where they got their funding for the movie.
Pennsylvania woman stabbed in face in fight over bag of shrimp The melee kicked off when Nandine Bell, 46, was buying a bag of shrimp from Pamela Freshley, 55, in the North Side of the city at about 12:30 p.m. on Jan. 15, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reported. The pair started arguing, according to the report, and Freshley took the bag of shrimp and began walking away.
Man leaps to death off Royal Caribbean cruise ship A Florida man jumped to his death from a cruise ship billed as the "World's Largest Gay Cruise" that was docked off the coast of Puerto Rico, a report said Thursday. The man, a 46-year-old from Naples, jumped off the Royal Caribbean cruise ship at about 7:50 p.m.
At Least 1 Injured In Fire At Chinatown Building The building is home to a senior center, a dance center and an immigrant services organization. Mayor Bill de Blasio responded to the fire on Twitter, saying, "I know the neighborhood is in shock tonight.
Concern Over Coronavirus Grows With Reports Of More Possible Cases In The U.S. There was concern that it had reached the tri-state area, but a New Jersey hospital confirmed late Thursday night that a patient there does not have the virus, CBS2's Jessica Layton reports.
Teen Shot In Leg During Dispute In The Bronx, Innocent Bystander Also Injured It happened just before 8 p.m. on a stretch of Hughes Avenue near 179th Street in the Crotona section. A 17-year-old boy was shot in the leg during a dispute. A 34-year-old woman sitting in her car down the street was also injured. Right now, it's unclear if that woman was hit by a bullet or shards of glass.
US firefighters killed while battling Australia wildfires ID’d as veterans The firefighters - Ian MacBeth of Montana, Paul Hudson of Arizona, and Rick DeMorgan of Florida - all died when the C-130 tanker they were flying in crashed near Richmond in New South Wales. All three of the men were working for Coulson Aviation, a private company that battles blazes around the world, when they were killed.
Las Vegas is ditching its ‘What happens here’ slogan But Sin City is reportedly set to update its famous motto with a new spin, seventeen years after the famous tourism campaign launched.
LeBron Has Triple-Double, Lakers Pull Away To Beat Nets Kyrie Irving scored 20 points after missing a game with right hamstring tightness, but the Nets lost their fifth straight. Brooklyn has won just two of its last 14 games. The Nets were without backup centers DeAndre Jordan and Nicolas Claxton, leaving them without many options behind starter Jarrett Allen.
US won't extradite Anne Sacoolas, diplomat's wife accused of killing UK teen Secretary of State Mike Pompeo denied the UK's extradition request for Anne Sacoolas, who claimed diplomatic immunity and returned to the US following the head-on crash that left 19-year-old motorcyclist Harry Dunn dead. She was charged in December with causing death by dangerous driving for allegedly hitting the teen Aug.
Florida brewery promotes shelter dogs by putting their faces on beer cans Motorworks Brewing in Bradenton is featuring the dogs up for adoption at a local shelter on a special four-pack of one of its beers. In addition to the photos, the label includes a blurb about the pooch's life story and information for plans on building a new shelter.
Two Ohio police officers fired over Stormy Daniels arrest The Columbus Police Department in Ohio fired two officers Thursday over their controversial arrest of porn star Stormy Daniels, 40, at a strip club in 2018.
3-Alarm Fire Engulfs PS 23 Building on Mulberry Street Shortly before 9pm this evening, a three-alarm fire was sparked at 70 Mulberry Street. Within minutes, the historic building - erected in the nineteen century as Public School 23 - was in flames. More than one hundred firefighters were called to the scene to battle the blaze which is apparently confined to the fourth and fifth floors.
Coronavirus outbreak: 18 million quarantined as number of dead, infected rises The Chinese city at the center of the deadly new coronavirus became a war zone on Thursday as authorities expanded their lockdown on the city to other areas to contain 18 million people.
Five people being tested for coronavirus in Scotland Three of the people being tested are believed to be Chinese nationals, the BBC reported. All of the patients have respiratory symptoms and had recently traveled to the Wuhan section of China, where the virus originated, according to the report.
This post is for all you readers of Queens Crap that pay property taxes in this state Gothamist Governor Andrew Cuomo's latest pitch to expand Penn Station is an overflowing grab bag of promises to commuters and city resi…
Team Trump deploys House GOP to hijack Capitol impeachment sideshow White House aides and House Republicans enlisted as spin doctors for President Trump's defense team have shown up to meet reporters ahead of the impeachment trial for the past two days, holding impromptu press conferences in the Capitol basement. Vocal Trump supporters including Rep.
City Council Passes Bill Requiring Restaurants & Other Retail Businesses To Accept Cash Cash Rule Everything Around Me: a new bill prohibits restaurants and retail stores from refusing to accept cash.
MTA bus route remix gets the ire of 15 angry councilmembers Queens Eagle All 15 city councilmembers from Queens say they oppose the MTA’s draft plan to overhaul the borough’s bus network, un…
Texas A&M student being examined as potential coronavirus case A student at Texas A&M University is being inspected for a suspected case of the deadly new coronavirus, health officials said Thursday. The unidentified student is being isolated at home as officials conduct tests, Doctor Erik Wilke of the Brazos County Health District told reporters.
AOC to join Bernie Sanders on campaign trail in Iowa Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez will appear at campaign rallies with Bernie Sanders in Iowa this weekend ahead of the state's Feb. 3 caucus.
Anthony Todt’s family found decomposed with stab wounds in Celebration, Florida A woman and three children who were allegedly killed by dad Anthony Todt were discovered partially decomposed with stab wounds in the family's Florida home, a report said Thursday.
Bald Eagle Faces Off With Hawk, As Gawkers Look On : The eagle has quite a fan club. Photo via Riverside Park Conservancy. The eagle basked in its glory for several minutes until a hawk came by to perch on the very same tree, just a few feet away, according to David Barrett, a birdwatcher who runs the Manhattan Bird Alert twitter account.
Justin Trudeau’s doughnut order sparks controversy on Twitter Trudeau shared a photo of himself on Twitter at Oh Doughnuts, a Winnipeg-based shop, picking up seven boxes of pastries. "Picked up some of Winnipeg's best to keep us going through another full day of Cabinet meetings. Thanks for the fuel, @OhDoughnuts.
Fairway Will Live On Under Agreement Announced Thursday - In Name At Least Over the next few months, judges and business leaders will rule on debt payments and store sales, but at the spot where it all started, the name Fairway will live on, according to a statement issued by the potential buyer, Village Super Market, Inc., late Thursday.
Netflix releases 'Pandemic' docuseries as coronavirus spreads Netflix quietly released a new six-episode docuseries called "Pandemic: How to Prevent an Outbreak" on Tuesday - right in time for the alarming spread of the Wuhan coronavirus.
NYC Council Passes Law Requiring Businesses To Accept Cash Cash is a universal currency and now New York City businesses will have to accept it.
Bald Eagle Spotted In Upper West Side Park For the first time in years, Manhattan is hosting the national bird. Jessica Turner is a gardener at Riverside Park. "I looked up and sure enough, there was a bald eagle up in a tree about 20 feet above our heads," she told CBS2's Steve Overmyer. She joined a crowd of people who spotted the unmistakable form.
Trump says 'great' Mideast peace plan coming before Netanyahu visit Trump told reporters Thursday on Air Force One that the proposal would be released before Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visits the White House on Tuesday. "Probably we'll release it a little bit prior to that," Trump said. "I'd love to be able to do that deal.
Dedicated Public Servant On Crusade To Make Sure Aging Long Beach Clock Police Memorial Is Replaced Time has been standing still in one Long Island community, where a public clock has been broken for years.
Sonny Grosso, Cop Who Severed 'French Connection,' Dies at 89 He followed his 22 years on the force with a second career as a television producer and consultant for television shows about law enforcement, including "Kojak," "Baretta" and "Night Heat," and for the movie "The Godfather," in which he played a detective named Phil.
Frederic Berman, Protector of Renters in New York, Dies at 92 Berman, a former state legislator and judge who, as a Lindsay administration official, helped usher in a program to regulate rents on hundreds of thousands of apartments in New York City, died on Sunday in Manhattan. He was 92. His death, in a nursing home, was confirmed by his wife, Barbara J.
Byford Enjoyed 2 Successful Years With MTA, But Ultimately Grew Frustrated Over Clashes With Gov. Cuomo Transit Authority President Andy Byford became such a rock star here that his legion of fans called him "Train Daddy" and posted stickers with his picture. But the lesson of his tenure at the controls is that in New York there is room for only one rock star and his name is Andrew Cuomo.
The Collaboration Of A Lifetime: Scorsese's Epic 'The Irishman' Saturday at 11:30pm on CBS2: Legendary director, Martin Scorsese and acting icons Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci and Al Pacino take you behind the scenes of their universally acclaimed movie, 'The Irishman'. The Irishman: 2019 - R - 3h 29m - 20th-Century Period Pieces.
Snapshot NY: NJ Artist Realizing His Dreams By Designing Custom Cleats For NFL Stars Jordan shares the name of a sports legend, but this Mike has found his own glory by helping athletes show their personalities. "It might be the only avenue they have to show off and it's funny because it's at the bottom of their frame and so it probably never got as much attention," he said.
New Rules May Limit Emotional Support Animals Allowed On Flights "A dog that is fully trained and accredited is not going to be an annoyance or a nuisance in any way." The government allows all kinds of pets - including monkeys, turkeys and even pigs - to fly if the passenger has documentation from any licensed mental health professional, but all of that could soon change.
Nassau County Moves Full Speed Ahead With Restoration Of 300-Year-Old Roslyn Grist Mill The Grist Mill, once a water-powered flour mill in the heart of the quaint community of Roslyn, was built in 1715. It is one of the few surviving Dutch colonial-frame buildings left in the country.
Early release of Michelle Carter outrages family of victim Conrad Roy The early release on Thursday of "suicide text" convict Michelle Carter has outraged the family of Conrad Roy - the teen boyfriend she'd repeatedly encouraged to kill himself. "It sure is a tough day," Roy's grandfather, Conrad Roy Sr., told E! News.
Demanding Answers: To Helmet Or Not To Helmet? New E-Bike Rules Renew A Look At The Data The legislation requiring helmets for e-bike riders who go faster than 25 mph is meeting with a mixed response, reports CBS2's Jessica Moore. Craig Smith rides his bike every day, but never wears a helmet. Under current New York law, he doesn't have to.
A New York teen creates petition to move Super Bowl to Saturday A New York teen has gotten over 20,000 people to sign a petition to move the Super Bowl to Saturday because having it on a Sunday isn't practical for football fans. Frankie Ruggeri told CNN that staying up late on a Sunday to watch the game makes it hard for people to get up for school and work on Monday.
Impeachment trial: Democrats focus on Trump abuse of power charge Jeffries recalled running into a fellow New Yorker who works in Washington who asked whether he had heard "the latest outrage." "I wasn't really sure what he was talking about, so to be honest I thought to myself, well, the president is now back in town, what has Donald Trump done now?" Jeffries said.
103 Years Ago Today, Arch Conspirators Declare "Free & Independent Republic of Washington Square" I believe that much about current Washington Square Park is informed by the Arch Conspirators' takeover of the Arch in 1917 - they snuck in through an open door and made their own declaration of a "free and independent republic of Washington Square" - and the Folk Riot aka "Beatnik Riot" in 1961.
Police Chase In New Jersey Ends With Shootout, Shoplifting Suspect Killed It all unfolded in a residential community in Passaic County just steps away from an elementary school. Police say the whole situation started with a shoplifting incident. "I was just in my house. I heard the fast-driving car and some sirens and I'm like, what the heck," neighbor Kay Hawkins told CBS2's Aundrea Cline-Thomas.
Where to Donate Reusable Bags Ahead of NY's Plastic Bag Ban On March 1st a New York State plastic bag ban, or the Bag Waste Reduction Law, takes effect and you might want to start using a renewable bag when shopping. Perhaps, you're ahead of the curve and want to unload some of those extra reusable bags piling up in your closet.
WWE Royal Rumble 2020 Picks: Can Brock Lesnar Go The Distance? Headlining the show this year are the annual 30-man and 30-woman over-the-top-rope Royal Rumble matches, with the winners of each earning a chance to main event WrestleMania.
State of The People: Struggling and Scared, Public Advocate Williams Says "As I move around the city, one I love, I see neighborhoods shifting as rents rise, students struggling for a high quality, equitable education. I see streets that are congested and streets that are dangerous and streets I may need to march down.
Time Out New York's Things To Do This Weekend Time Out New York's Will Gleason joins CBSN New York's Hazel Sanchez with details about a roller disco brunch party in Brooklyn, ice bumper cars in Bryant Park and the Lunar New Year Festival in Sara D. Roosevelt Park.
Teen Won't Be Able To Walk At Graduation Unless He Cuts His Dreadlocks A Texas family is threatening legal action against their local school district after their teen son was told he couldn't walk at graduation because of his hair.
Majestic Bald Eagle And Red-Tailed Hawk Are In A Stand-Off In NYC Right Now Things are eerily quiet, as the two are perched in stillness, not acknowledging one another. David Barrett, who runs the Manhattan Bird Alert account, is updating me from the ground.
Pence, world leaders mark 75th anniversary of freeing of Auschwitz death camp Fighting Antisemitism" - by French President Emmanuel Macron, Britain's Prince Charles, Russian President Vladimir Putin, the leaders of Germany, Italy and Austria and scores of dignitaries.
Park Slope Jazz Club, Made in New York, Closed After Fire Park Slope - Made in New York Jazz Cafe and Bar, located at 155 5th Avenue in Park Slope, was forced to shut down indefinitely after it was flooded out during yesterday's fatal fire. The cafe held its grand opening less than three months ago, celebrating with performances by eminent jazz musicians Cyrus Chestnut, Buster Williams, and Lenny White.
High-tech robot doctor treats first US coronavirus patient Decked out with a stethoscope, camera and microphone, the cutting-edge automaton has been tending to the 30-something man in a 20-by-20-foot "isopod" at Providence Regional Medical Center in Everett, Wash., a hospital chief told The Guardian.
Trump invites Netanyahu and rival Gantz to White House for Middle East peace talks President Trump invited Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his chief political rival Benny Gantz to visit Washington next week to discuss the administration's Middle East peace proposal, the White House and Vice President Mike Pence said Thursday.
People are freaking out that coronavirus outbreak is like ‘Contagion’ The deadly coronavirus crisis is unfolding just like the plot of "Contagion," according to freaked-out germophobes on social media.
Coronavirus spreading more easily than previously thought, experts say The mystery virus that has killed 17 people in China and infected hundreds more is spreading from person to person more easily than previously understood, a health official said Thursday.
Limited Edition 'Star Trek: Picard' MetroCards Available At Six Subway Stations There are actually two limited edition cards being released: one with Picard's face on the front and his family's vineyard on the back; and one featuring Picard's dog, named Number One, on the front with several planets on the back.
Cuomo Pledges To Push Legislature To Legalize E-Bikes And E-Scooters 'Next Week' Nor have they responded to repeated requests for data on e-bike fines and confiscations. The governor's bill is very similar to one he vetoed late last year that was sponsored by Queens State Senator Jessica Ramos and Assemblymember Nily Rozic.
Police bust ring accused of smuggling 10,000 migrants to UK The network was suspected of earning 70 million euros in profits by organizing illegal passages for migrants from Afghanistan, Syria, Iraq and Iran, Europol said Thursday. The migrants traveled to Britain from around the western French cities of Le Mans and Poitiers.
Icy silence between Dems, GOP amid Trump impeachment trial A chilly silence has enveloped the Capitol - with senators on either side of the political aisle telling The Post there has been very little communication between Democrats and Republicans behind closed doors during President Trump's impeachment trial.
'Oh No! Awful Poster': Hospital Sign About Using Phones Around Babies Divides Parents I was in SCBU with a five day old and my phone was a lifeline. I was isolated and frightened and my phone meant I could stay in touch with people and read up on what had happened to us," Daisy lots of Daisies wrote. But others tweeted support for the poster.
Worlds Within Worlds Mix It Up at the Winter Show 2 at the Park Avenue Armory, 643 Park Avenue, Manhattan; thewintershow.org.
Zimbabwe billionaire donates money to end doctors' strike Doctors in Zimbabwe have agreed to return to work amid a prolonged strike that had paralyzed the country's health care system after accepting a billionaire's offer to break the impasse.
Dept of Environmental Conservation Marking 50 Years In a statement to the press, DEC Commissioner Basil Seggos said, "For 50 years, New York State has set the national standard for environmental excellence by advancing ambitious and proactive policies to protect the planet.
NYCT chief Andy Byford resigns: How he improved NYC transit In just two years, the New York City Transit chief made important strides in improving New Yorkers’ commutes.
Guatemalan Mom To Be Reunited With Her Son In NY After Being Separated At US Border A Guatemalan woman who's been apart from her teenage son since the end of 2017 is heading to New York so she can finally rejoin him.
Brexit officially becomes law after Queen signs off Brexit was finally passed into law Thursday with royal assent from Queen Elizabeth II - leaving the UK set to finally leave the Europen Union next week after almost four years of bitter debate. Deputy Speaker Nigel Evans sparked cheers of "Hear!
Rohingya hail UN ruling ordering Myanmar to prevent genocide Judge Abdulqawi Ahmed Yusuf, president of the court, said in his order that the Rohingya in Myanmar "remain extremely vulnerable." In a unanimous decision, the 17-judge panel added that its order for so-called provisional measures intended to protect the Rohingya is binding "and creates international legal obligations" on Myanmar.
You're Invited To Roosevelt Island Renew, Reuse And Rewear Eileen Fischer Women's Clothing Giveway At Carter Burden RI Senior Center Saturday January The Roosevelt Island Zero Waste movement continues. The Carter Burden Roosevelt Island Senior Center is hosting a Rene…
176 affordable units available at new Brownsville rental, from $367/month Qualifying New Yorkers earning 30, 40, 50, and 60 percent of the area median income can apply for the units, which range from $367/month studios to $1,472/month three-bedrooms.
No new developments in Kristin Smart case after expected announcement The family of Kristin Smart said there's no imminent news expected in the case of the missing California college student, who vanished in 1996. The clarification on Wednesday came hours after Smart's mother, Denise, said a retired FBI agent told her to brace for a bombshell announcement in her daughter's cold case.
Revolting video shows woman devouring bat amid coronavirus outbreak Revolting video shows woman devouring bat amid coronavirus outbreak in China. Bats are known to carry the deadly virus, scientists say.
Where Can I Take My Mom for Her First Tasting Menu for a 60th Birthday Treat? A reader wants a non-sushi splurge meal — with a view of the kitchen in action.
Groundbreaking Journalist Jim Lehrer Dead At Age 85 Lehrer was known for his thoughtful, low-key style. He first appeared on PBS in the 1970s, where he stayed for more than three decades. Lehrer also moderated a dozen presidential debates and wrote several books.
Graham says Dems want to destroy Trump, ‘institution of the presidency’ "What the House managers were proposing yesterday is basically to destroy the institution of the presidency as we know it. Make it naked when it comes to partisan impeachment.
Hawaii considers even stricter gun laws after fatal cop shooting HONOLULU - Hawaii already has some of the nation's strictest gun laws, but the fatal shooting of two Honolulu police officers by a man his lawyer and neighbors believe had psychiatric problems has added new urgency to efforts to close gun control loopholes and bolster mental health care treatment.
Chinese market at center of coronavirus outbreak sold wolves, rats to eat The Chinese market at the center of the deadly coronavirus outbreak sold live animals - including wolf pups, foxes, rats and peacocks - to eat, according to a new report. The wild animals were among 112 items that were peddled at the Huanan Seafood Market in the central city of Wuhan, Agence France-Press reported.
The Best Soups & Stews You Can Make At Home The Stew of 2019 set off a stewaissance, and we're sharing our favorite recipes.
Massachusetts serial pooper busted for defecating in parking lot eight times A Massachusetts woman was busted for allegedly turning a store parking lot into her own personal potty - pooping there a staggering eight times in roughly a month.
20 Sizzling Korean Barbecue Restaurants to Try in NYC Tabletop grilled meats and banchan galore.
Seen & Heard: Journalism on paper, oh my! Plus kids can learn to make comics at the BPC library; a lecture on Democratic Socialism; a capella at Tribeca PAC; a group show at Alexander and Bonin.
Germany bans neo-Nazi group, raids homes of members BERLIN - Germany has banned the neo-Nazi group Combat 18 and raided the homes of its leading members across the country, the Interior Ministry said Thursday. Two hundred officers seized phones, laptops, weapon-related objects, clothing and Nazi relics, the ministry said in a statement.
The MTA Is Considering A New Train Line Connecting Bay Ridge To Astoria "This project is hugely exciting-partly because it is based on the concept of squeezing more out of our already existing infrastructure so we don't always have to build new subway lines from scratch," MTA Chief Development Officer Janno Lieber said in a statement.
Ex-Maryland cop charged with raping woman, exposing her to HIV A former Maryland cop has been charged with exposing a woman to HIV while raping her at his station, according to authorities. Martique Vanderpool, 30, was working for Fairmount Heights police when he stopped the alleged victim, impounding her car when she did not have a license, according to police and court documents.
Dog With 'Wonky' Face Finds Forever Home After Initial Owner Returned Him Brodie was adopted as a puppy but was returned to the Old MacDonald Kennels in rural Alberta, Canada, after just five months, The owner complained he was "too hyper." The shelter said they received hundreds of adoption requests for the "wonky" dog but ultimately decided Amanda Richter, 30, and boyfriend Brad Ames, 23, were the perfect fit.
NJ Teacher Nicole Dufault Pleads Guilty To Having Sex With Multiple Teenage Students A New Jersey high school teacher facing a jury trial has changed her plea to guilty over an indictment originally alleging that she had sex with six male students in 2014.
US issues heightened travel warning for China amid deadly coronavirus outbreak Officials encouraged travelers to the center of the outbreak in Wuhan to avoid contact with sick people and to reconsider visiting animal markets, which are the suspected source of the deadly epidemic.
The Making of '2001: A Space Odyssey' Was as Far Out as the Movie A jumble of memorabilia, storyboards and props, an exhibit illustrates the whirl of influences behind Stanley Kubrick’s groundbreaking 1968 film.
Manhattan luxury condo prices drop to lowest levels since 2013 Over 25 percent of Manhattan's newly built luxury condos remain unsold, and prices may have finally begun to adjust to that glut of units.
Book Culture Landlord in 'Serious Negotiations' With Other Bookstore Operators "It is our full intent to find a bookstore to take the space, and we are currently having serious negotiations with a few strong operators," Quinlan wrote to WSR.
Apply for 75 middle-income apartments in Prospect-Lefferts Gardens, from $1,721/month Qualifying New Yorkers earning 130 percent of the area median income can apply for the units, which range from $1,721/month studios to $2,975/month three-bedrooms.
Texas mom gets prison for stealing $295K from child's baseball league A Texas woman who stole more than $295,000 from a youth baseball league - and then splurged $50,000 on food - has been sentenced to eight years in prison, according to reports. Jennifer Sue Witteveen, of Arlington, started volunteering as treasurer for the Mansfield Youth Baseball Association as her child played in the league.
"Bird God" Strikes Again Bird God is back, and he's got lots to say. This morning, at roughly 7:30 a.m., Bklyner observed more haunting messages, scrawled in almost the exact same spot. NYPD has confirmed Shelagin as the culprit. NYPD reported that the graffiti was first observed at approximately 6:28 a.m.
Jobs Available For Elementary & Middle School Teachers At Voice Charter School In Long Island City, Only A Few Blocks From The Roosevelt Island Bridge Are you a teacher interested in working very close to Roosevelt Island? If yes, there are several job opportunities available for elementar…
Haitian and Jamaican Patties, Traditional and Not, in Brooklyn "People say, 'Oh, that's so… different.' But you have to push boundaries." He fills one of his vegan patties with jerk-flavored mushrooms, less a meat replacement than a replacement for boring veggie patties. But the Branches don't want to stray too far from where they began.
Trump impeachment trial reconvenes for third day Adam Schiff and Democratic house managers in Day 3 of Donald Trump's impeachment trial, where he is accused of pressuring Ukraine president Volodymyr Zelensky.