• CMA Awards recap: The best moments of the night

    CMA Awards recap: The best moments of the night

    The big winner at the CMAs on Wednesday night was … the CMAs. Despite rising coronavirus cases across the country — including the increasing threat of a second wave in New York — the 54th annual
  • Knicks shut down facility after employees contract COVID-19

    Knicks shut down facility after employees contract COVID-19

    The Knicks closed their training facility Tuesday after three employees tested positive for COVID-19. The news came just hours after Mayor Bill de Blasio and others warned New York City was on the
  • NYC’s heating rules for outdoor dining another burden for restaurants

    NYC’s heating rules for outdoor dining another burden for restaurants

    Big Apple restaurateurs say they have been left out in the cold by Mayor de Blasio as they scramble to keep outdoor dining alive this winter. When the mayor announced on Sept. 25 that the city’s
  • The Bronx’s Little Italy is thriving amid the COVID-19 crisis

    The Bronx’s Little Italy is thriving amid the COVID-19 crisis

    Bellissimo! is not a word one would use to describe business in New York City since the pandemic struck — unless you’re talking about Arthur Avenue in the Bronx. The stretch of roughly 12 blocks
  • Judge tosses Staten Island Amazon worker suit over COVID-19 policies

    Judge tosses Staten Island Amazon worker suit over COVID-19 policies

    A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit from Amazon workers in New York City who sued the company over its handling of the coronavirus crisis. In dismissing the lawsuit from the employees at a massive
  • How to host a DIY drive-in movie screening: Horror flicks to election streams

    How to host a DIY drive-in movie screening: Horror flicks to election streams

    It's the hottest go-to for socially distanced gatherings.
  • Sen. Chuck Schumer pushes Save Our Stages Act to rescue Broadway

    Sen. Chuck Schumer pushes Save Our Stages Act to rescue Broadway

    A $10 billion bill that will help keep the lights on along Broadway took center stage Friday as Sen. Chuck Schumer vowed to fight for entertainment venues hard hit by the coronavirus crisis. The New York Democrat and Theater District representatives touted the proposed Save Our Stages Act as a much-needed lifeline to live venues …
  • NYS distributing $300 weekly jobless benefits to 2.26 million residents

    NYS distributing $300 weekly jobless benefits to 2.26 million residents

    The Cuomo administration finally distributed unemployment insurance benefits this week to 2.26 million New Yorkers — $1.9 billion in total — just weeks after the White House accused the state of dragging its feet on the matter. The state Labor Department said the jobless New Yorkers received retroactive federal Lost Wage Assistance benefits of $300 …
  • Why BlackRock’s Larry Fink isn’t happy about the work-from-home trend

    Why BlackRock’s Larry Fink isn’t happy about the work-from-home trend

    The coronavirus will likely leave a permanent mark on the world’s largest asset management company, and CEO Larry Fink isn’t thrilled about it. “I don’t believe BlackRock will be ever 100 percent back in office,” the New York company’s billionaire chairman and chief executive revealed on Thursday. “I actually believe maybe 60 percent or 70 …
  • Fauci says Broadway will see a ‘gradual return to normal’ through 2021

    Fauci says Broadway will see a ‘gradual return to normal’ through 2021

    The future of Broadway is looking a bit brighter after some reassuring words from Dr. Anthony Fauci on Sunday. Fauci, the top infectious disease specialist at the US Centers for Disease Control, reportedly told Evan Roider, a musical director for the national tour of “Wicked,” that theaters will see a “gradual return to normal” throughout …