• De Blasio Again Delays NYC School Re-Openings Just Days ahead of Planned Start Date

    De Blasio Again Delays NYC School Re-Openings Just Days ahead of Planned Start Date

    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday again delayed in-person classes for all students at the city’s public schools just days ahead of the previously scheduled Monday start date. The nation’s biggest school system will now begin in-person classes for all students as late as October 1 and in the meantime will allow students …
  • Nearly Half of High-Income New Yorkers Have Recently Considered Moving, New Poll Finds

    Nearly Half of High-Income New Yorkers Have Recently Considered Moving, New Poll Finds

    Nearly half of high-income New York City residents have considered moving away from the city in the last four months, according to a Manhattan Institute/Siena College poll released Wednesday. The coronavirus pandemic has brought much of city life to a standstill, and many residents with the means to do so have left New York to …
  • De Blasio Furloughs Himself and His Entire Staff amid NYC Budget Crisis

    De Blasio Furloughs Himself and His Entire Staff amid NYC Budget Crisis

    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that he will furlough himself and his City Hall staff for one week as the city weathers a budget crisis. “We’ve already had to make some tough cuts,” de Blasio announced Wednesday morning. “We’re doing everything we can to stop those cuts from becoming worse.” De Blasio, …
  • Nev Schulman thinks ‘DWTS’ will make people smile amid the pandemic

    Nev Schulman thinks ‘DWTS’ will make people smile amid the pandemic

    Much like the rest of us, 2020 didn’t go as planned for Nev Schulman. Some challenges have been tough, like getting ready to do the TCS New York City Marathon virtually this year after the actual marathon that was canceled due to  COVID-19 — others were thrilling, like getting to appear on the upcoming season …
  • ‘That’s The Whole Ad’: Dem Rep. Max Rose Cuts Fifteen-Second Video Calling De Blasio ‘The Worst Mayor in the History of New York City’

    ‘That’s The Whole Ad’: Dem Rep. Max Rose Cuts Fifteen-Second Video Calling De Blasio ‘The Worst Mayor in the History of New York City’

    Representative Max Rose (D., N.Y.) is calling fellow Democrat Bill de Blasio “the worst mayor in the history of New York City” in a series of digital ads released Wednesday. The first-term Staten Island congressman is fighting a close race for re-election against Republican state assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis in the 11th congressional district, which covers …
  • NYC to Allow Indoor Dining at 25 Percent Capacity, Marking COVID Recovery Milestone

    NYC to Allow Indoor Dining at 25 Percent Capacity, Marking COVID Recovery Milestone

    Governor Andrew Cuomo announced on Wednesday that he would allow New York City restaurants to reopen for indoor dining at 25 percent capacity beginning September 30. The announcement comes more than two months after Cuomo and mayor Bill de Blasio put the brakes on a plan to reopen indoor dining at restaurants in light of …
  • NYPD Hit 25-Year High in Gun Busts in First Week of September

    NYPD Hit 25-Year High in Gun Busts in First Week of September

    The NYPD made more gun arrests last week than during any week over the last 25 years, Police Commissioner Dermot Shea said Tuesday, a milestone for the department as the city weathers a spike in shootings and violent crime. “We hit a 25-year high in gun arrests last week, the most gun arrests we’ve made …
  • Katie Holmes wines and dines with NYC chef Emilio Vitolo

    Katie Holmes wines and dines with NYC chef Emilio Vitolo

    Just over one year after splitting from boyfriend of six years Jamie Foxx, Katie Holmes has been spotted out and about it with New York chef Emilio Vitolo. Images captured by TMZ show the actress, 41, smiling from ear-to-ear while sipping vino with the culinary pro at Mediterranean restaurant Antique Garage in SoHo Tuesday night. …
  • Cuomo Claims Trump ‘Better Have an Army’ if He Comes to NYC after White House Looks Into Cutting Funding to ‘Anarchist’ Cities

    Cuomo Claims Trump ‘Better Have an Army’ if He Comes to NYC after White House Looks Into Cutting Funding to ‘Anarchist’ Cities

    New York Governor Andrew Cuomo warned Wednesday that President Trump had “better have an army” to ensure his safety if he visits New York City following reports that Trump is weighing pulling federal funding from “anarchist jurisdictions” including New York. Trump released a memo on Wednesday ordering all federal agencies to provide evaluations to the …
  • De Blasio Agrees to Delay School Reopening to Avoid Teacher Strike

    De Blasio Agrees to Delay School Reopening to Avoid Teacher Strike

    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Tuesday that he has reached a deal with the city’s teachers unions to delay the start of the school year by more than a week, narrowly avoiding the threat of a teacher strike. “There is nothing more precious than taking care of the children of New York …