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  • newCity business leaders hang on details of Cuomo's congestion pricing

    City business leaders hang on details of Cuomo's congestion pricing

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo's declaration that the "time has come" for charging drivers to enter Midtown and lower Manhattan has left private-sector friends and foes of congestion pricing "anxiously awaiting"...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 5 hours ago, 21 Aug 17, 1:01am -
  • Robust returns mask weakness of city pension system

    Robust returns mask weakness of city pension system

    In the past year New York City's pension funds earned a very impressive 13%, riding the post-election stock market boom, city Comptroller Scott Stringer announced last month. As a result the city...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 1 day ago, 20 Aug 17, 1:01am -
  • Taxi rivals pitch alternative to city's wheelchair plan

    Taxi rivals pitch alternative to city's wheelchair plan

    A historic meeting took place Friday morning at the Taxi and Limousine Commission offices in lower Manhattan: Companies that are normally at each other's throats—from ride-hail giant Uber to...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 2 days ago, 18 Aug 17, 7:59pm -
  • More NYC business and civic leaders quit Trump

    More NYC business and civic leaders quit Trump

    Steve Bannon's departure was merely the headline Friday as the exodus of New York business leaders from the Trump administration rolled on.The chief data scientist at IBM resigned from a Commerce...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 3 days ago, 18 Aug 17, 3:50pm -
  • City delays Garment District rezoning as steering committee releases recommendations

    City delays Garment District rezoning as steering committee releases recommendations

    The city will delay its rezoning of the Garment District for a second time after a steering committee released a set of recommendations for easing protections for local fashion firms without gutting...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 3 days ago, 18 Aug 17, 3:04pm -
  • Bannon is out at the White House

    Bannon is out at the White House

     Stephen Bannon is leaving his role as White House chief strategist, ending a controversial tenure as a top aide to President Donald Trump, the White House announced.The departure of Bannon,...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 3 days ago, 18 Aug 17, 1:59pm -
  • Murdoch son slams Trump over response to Charlottesville

    Murdoch son slams Trump over response to Charlottesville

    The chief executive of 21st Century Fox denounced racism and terrorists while expressing concern over President Donald Trump's reaction to the deadly violence surrounding a white nationalist rally in...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 3 days ago, 18 Aug 17, 1:19pm -
  • NYPD beefs up security in wake of Barcelona attack

    NYPD beefs up security in wake of Barcelona attack

    New York City police officials have dispatched heavily armed officers to Times Square and other locations as a precaution in response to the van attack in Spain.NYPD spokesman Peter Donald said on...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 3 days ago, 18 Aug 17, 11:28am -
  • Cuomo announces start of work on Moynihan train hall—again. Here's why

    Cuomo announces start of work on Moynihan train hall—again. Here's why

    Two weeks after announcing that construction would finally begin on the long-awaited Moynihan Train Hall in the historic Farley Post Office, Gov. Andrew Cuomo dragged journalists and a few hundred...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 4 days ago, 17 Aug 17, 4:56pm -
  • Facebook and Airbnb go after extremists following Charlottesville violence

    Facebook and Airbnb go after extremists following Charlottesville violence

    When white supremacists plan rallies like the one a few days ago in Charlottesville, Virginia, they often organize their events on Facebook, pay for supplies with PayPal, book their lodging with...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 4 days ago, 17 Aug 17, 3:50pm -

Huffington Post: New York

New York Daily News

New York Post

  • new10 people shot across the city Saturday night, early Sunday

    10 people shot across the city Saturday night, early Sunday

    Ten people were shot across the city late Saturday and early Sunday, police said. The bloody night began in Harlem, when two men were shot on East 117th Street near Lexington Avenue at around 9:15 p.m. A 33-year-old victim was hit in the right arm an…
    - 3 hours ago, 21 Aug 17, 2:44am -
  • newNYPD investigating mysterious death of woman in East Harlem

    NYPD investigating mysterious death of woman in East Harlem

    A 33-year-old woman was found mortally injured in front of a building in East Harlem and police are looking into whether foul play was involved, sources said Sunday. Yanina Boitel was discovered lying unconscious, with trauma to her body, in front of…
    - 4 hours ago, 21 Aug 17, 1:50am -
  • newImmigrant facing deportation finds refuge at church

    Immigrant facing deportation finds refuge at church

    A Guatemalan immigrant facing deportation has taken her three children and sought refuge inside a Manhattan church. Amanda Morales — who entered the country illegally in 2004 — has been hiding out with her kids at the Holyrood Episcopal Church in…
    - 5 hours ago, 21 Aug 17, 1:23am -
  • new400K New Yorkers opted out of health insurance in 2015

    400K New Yorkers opted out of health insurance in 2015

    More than 400,000 tax filers in New York state went rogue and failed to obtain health insurance in 2015 — and many were required to pay a tax penalty of at least $325 under ObamaCare, according to new IRS data reviewed by The Post. Records show tha…
    - 6 hours ago, 21 Aug 17, 12:30am -
  • newMan fights to lock up father-in-law who hired hitman to kill him

    Man fights to lock up father-in-law who hired hitman to kill him

    An Upper East Side shipping magnate plans to fight hard Monday to convince a judge to throw away the key on the father-in-law he believes tried to murder him for an $8 million life insurance payout. “I was the intended victim of a ‘murder for hir…
    - 7 hours ago, 20 Aug 17, 10:59pm -
  • newHow to experience the solar eclipse in New York

    How to experience the solar eclipse in New York

    New Yorkers and folks all across the US are ready for today’s epic moon shadow. New York’s view of the “Great American Eclipse” — when the moon will align with the sun in a path visible from coast to coast for the first time in 99 years —…
    - 7 hours ago, 20 Aug 17, 10:49pm -
  • newI spent a night in Trump’s childhood home
    President Trump slept, ate and bathed here, and I did, too — but I wouldn’t want to ever go back! Donald Trump’s childhood home in Queens is now being rented on Airbnb for $725 a night. It’s not exactly Mar-a-Lago inside. The five-bedroom Jam…
    - 7 hours ago, 20 Aug 17, 10:38pm -
  • newDe Blasio’s ‘special assistants’ costing taxpayers millions

    De Blasio’s ‘special assistants’ costing taxpayers millions

    Mayor de Blasio’s spending on his “special assistants” ballooned by $4.6 million over the past fiscal year as he fattened their ranks by nearly 13 percent and doled out raises to those already on staff, The Post has learned. The bloated taxpaye…
    - 8 hours ago, 20 Aug 17, 10:15pm -
  • newItalian tourist gets lost, then shot, on Staten Island

    Italian tourist gets lost, then shot, on Staten Island

    An Italian tourist was shot in broad daylight Sunday in Staten Island when he got lost and wandered down the wrong street after taking the ferry over from Manhattan, police sources said. Marino Stocco, 57, found himself in the New Brighton neighborho…
    - 13 hours ago, 20 Aug 17, 4:47pm -
  • newPal of alleged Greenpoint killer gets grilled by cops

    Pal of alleged Greenpoint killer gets grilled by cops

    Cops were poring over surveillance video and questioning several delinquents Sunday in the fatal stabbing of a Greenpoint man, who was murdered on the street in front of his wife, law-enforcement sources said. Police at the 94th Precinct station hous…
    - 16 hours ago, 20 Aug 17, 2:03pm -

The Economist: New York

  • Cinematic obscenity in America: A hundred years of over-baring censors
     WHEN does nudity on film become porn? It’s a blush-inducing question that has lacked a clear answer for a century now: On November 18th it will be 100 years since a naked woman first appeared on American screens, in the film "Inspiration"…
    - 18 Nov 15, 6:08am -
  • The Attica prison uprising: A bloody day in New York
    LAST week marked not only the tenth anniversary of September 11th, but also the reckoning of a lesser-known trauma on New York soil: the 40th anniversary of the Attica prison uprising. At a time when the country's prison population is bursting, w…
    - 23 Sep 11, 8:19am -
  • Campaign finance: Ignore that $800,000 behind the curtain
    THE Washington Post reports that Republican groups funded by anonymous donations are kicking the Democrats' keisters this year in independent campaign advertising. Independent groups that don't have to report their donors have spent $80m so far,…
    - 4 Oct 10, 3:20pm -
  • Itinerant workers: And WiFi for all
    A RECENT article in the New York Times explored a trend guaranteed to disconcert freelancers and professional loiterers: the practice of banning laptops in coffee shops (something our colleagues at Babbage have considered as well). "By doing away wi…
    - 2 Sep 10, 6:15pm -
  • Criminal justice: Glorious failures
    WHEN it comes to criminal justice, Winston Churchill's saying that Americans can be relied on to do the right thing after they have tried everything else has to be modified: the right thing tends to get its day only when states run out of cash. A…
    - 13 Aug 10, 1:42pm -
  • Sarah Palin and the 9/11 mosque: Refudiate Sarah Palin
    UNLIKE most of her critics, I like Sarah Palin's neologism "refudiate". In fact I happen to believe that she is a talented political communicator. It's the substance of her tweet about the mosque in Manhattan that is grotesque.She says that building…
    - 19 Jul 10, 3:21pm -
  • Food and poverty: The Big Apple is hungry
    Print section Issue:  Time to get tough Fly Title:  Food and poverty Location: …
    - 14 Jan 10, 5:45am -
  • The view from New York
    THE Dow Jones Industrial Average passed 10,000 yesterday and so far, on my visit to New York*, I have found sentiment to be on the bullish side. Ethan Harris of BoA Merrill lynch, for example, argues that we are seeing the lagged effect of the immens…
    - 15 Oct 09, 9:24am -
  • The end of the service charge?
    GOOD news for those who dislike forced tipping: the 20 restaurants established by Terence Conran in London and now owned by D&D London are to stop adding a 12.5% service charge to diners' bills. As in the old days, customers will have to deci…
    - 30 Sep 09, 11:49am -
  • Bring back Spitzer!
    ONE of the less-iconic bumper stickers of George Bush's presidency harked back to the impeachment of Bill Clinton. The sentiment was that Mr Bush was such a failure that it made one ask what Mr Clinton had done to deserve his historical asterisk.…
    - 4 May 09, 5:13pm -
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The Guardian: New York News

  • New York City police take a knee at rally in support of Colin Kaepernick
    Frank Serpico, now 81, joins NYPD officers and alumni at rally for quarterbackKaepernick remains unsigned three weeks before NFL season gets under wayDozens of current and former New York City police officers, including famed corruption whistleblower…
    - 2 days ago, 19 Aug 17, 3:45pm -
  • Brooklyn's social housing microgrid rewrites relationships with utility companies
    Microgrids, promising energy self-reliance for communities, are growing in popularity as they become more affordableResidents of a social housing complex in Brooklyn, New York, can’t stop another tempest like Superstorm Sandy from crashing through…
    - 4 days ago, 17 Aug 17, 1:00am -
  • Today’s New York is a helluva pricey city | Brief letters
    New York property inflation | Letters page demographics | Cats eyes removed | Jacob Rees-MoggThe description of the New York High Line as “winding through a rundown area of Manahattan” in your garden bridge editorial (15 August) isn’t quite up…
    - 5 days ago, 16 Aug 17, 1:57pm -
  • New York protests against Trump after Charlottesville violence – video
    Protesters chanting ‘lock him up’ and ‘not my president’ marched to Trump Tower in New York on Monday before the arrival of the US president’s motorcade on Fifth Avenue, Manhattan. Some people held up signs blaming Trump for the violence in…
    - 6 days ago, 15 Aug 17, 4:23am -
  • Beach without a sea – in pictures
    Ward Roberts shot sunbathers and distant buildings at New York’s Far Rockaway beach, rebuilt after Hurricane Sandy. But where are the waves? Continue reading...
    - 6 days ago, 15 Aug 17, 2:00am -
  • President's first Trump Tower homecoming met with mass protest
    More than a thousand demonstrators gathered for Donald Tump’s first visit since inauguration, spurred on by the recent attack in Charlottesville Donald Trump was given a rude homecoming on Monday night as he returned to Trump Tower in New York City…
    - 6 days ago, 14 Aug 17, 9:39pm -
  • Joseph Bologna obituary
    Actor, playwright and Oscar-nominated screenwriter who took the part of the tyrannical comedian King Kaiser in the 1982 film comedy My Favourite YearTough cookies with soft centres were the stock-in-trade of the actor Joseph Bologna, who has died ag…
    - 7 days ago, 14 Aug 17, 1:05pm -
  • Sandi Russell obituary
    Hearing Martin Luther King preach and Malcolm X speak on her own street shaped the identity of the jazz singer, writer and educator Sandi Russell, who has died aged 71.Born in New York City, she grew up in Harlem during the civil rights era. Her moth…
    - 7 days ago, 14 Aug 17, 12:36pm -
  • Shelf life: novelist Hanya Yanagihara on living with 12,000 books
    The A Little Life author opens the doors to her one-bedroom New York apartmentMan Booker prize-shortlisted author, editor of the New York Times Style magazine T, travel writer: Hanya Yanagihara has distilled three of her greatest passions – books,…
    - 9 days ago, 12 Aug 17, 6:00am -
  • Why the multiplex is a great place to escape the heat in New York City
    Bless the cinema, and praise the Lord for the sweet flow of air conditioning, necessary in a city where the summers feel like punishment For someone so enamoured of TV, I have done precious little telly-watching this summer. America is cautious when…
    - 9 days ago, 12 Aug 17, 1:00am -

The New York Sun

The New Yorker: Out Loud (Audio)

  • Beyond “Citizen Kane”
    Orson Welles was born a hundred years ago, in 1915. His movies are among the most acclaimed ever made, and, thirty years after his death, lost and unfinished works by Welles continue to resurface. But has the reputation of his most famous film obscur…
    - 12 Oct 15, 4:40pm -
  • What it Means to Be a Sports Fan
    Your favorite team can stir your soul or break your heart. With the Mets—New York’s perennial baseball underdogs—in the playoffs, many New Yorkers are walking around with their sports-loving hearts on their sleeves. Sports lovers and New Yorker…
    - 5 Oct 15, 12:03am -
  • What is R. & B. Now?
    The Weeknd, a formerly shadowy figure whose songs are dark and sometimes disturbing, has reached the top of the pop charts. He’s part of a new crop of artists who are set to redefine a genre whose limits can be hard to define in the first place. W…
    - 28 Sep 15, 12:00am -
  • The Pleasures of Disgust
    From bugs and rats to mold and mucus, everyone is disgusted by something. But why? And why are we also attracted to the things that disgust us? Nicola Twilley and Joshua Rothman join Amelia Lester and David Haglund to discuss our complicated relation…
    - 21 Sep 15, 12:01am -
  • Joan Didion: Writer and Icon
    On the occasion of a new biography, Louis Menand and Thessaly La Force join Amelia Lester and David Haglund to discuss the pervasive influence of Joan Didion, both on and off the page.
    - 14 Sep 15, 12:01am -
  • This Podcast Will Change Your Life
    Podcasts have been around for a decade now, but in the past year they have attained a new degree of mainstream popularity. What makes the format distinct? And why are there so many podcasts aimed at self-improvement? Sarah Larson and Andrew Marantz j…
    - 7 Sep 15, 12:01am -
  • Serena and the Big Four
    Over the next two weeks, tennis fans around the world will tune in to the U.S. Open. With Serena Williams in position to complete a calendar-year Grand Slam, and the foursome of Djokovic, Federer, Murray, and Nadal atop the men’s field, the stage i…
    - 31 Aug 15, 12:01am -
  • Tasting Notes
    Which do you prefer: a rich Chardonnay with fine acidity or a Garnacha with notes of orange zest and crushed stone? Wine criticism has become increasingly baroque, and it can be difficult to simply describe what you like to drink. Bianca Bosker and R…
    - 24 Aug 15, 12:01am -
  • Re-Reading Children’s Books
    Adam Gopnik and Sarah Larson join Amelia Lester and David Haglund to talk about how children’s books have evolved and why they’re worth revisiting as adults.
    - 17 Aug 15, 12:01am -
  • Talking About “White People”
    Hua Hsu and Karan Mahajan join Amelia Lester and David Haglund to talk about the MTV documentary “White People” and contemporary conversations about whiteness.
    - 10 Aug 15, 8:17am -

The Village Voice

  • Doc Dukale's Dream Reveals Hugh Jackman's Real-Life Coffee-Related Heroism
    Actors are accustomed to studying a subject for a brief, intense period and then being treated like experts. Hugh Jackman's advocacy for fair-trade coffee began with that burst of enthusiasm, but settled into a business that distills complex global e…
    - 3 Jun 15, 12:00am -
  • Charlie's Country Pits the Cops Against a (Real) Down-on-His-Luck Aboriginal Actor
    The special quality of Charlie’s Country is the profound camaraderie shared by its director, Rolf de Heer, and its star, David Gulpilil (Walkabout, The Last Wave). The two have worked together before (The Tracker, Ten Canoes), but the origins of ..…
    - 3 Jun 15, 12:00am -
  • The Entourage Movie May Be a Branded Romp But It's Easy Fun
    The first line in Entourage is a good indication of what the next 104 minutes will bring. Peering through a pair of binoculars while a speedboat carries him toward a yacht in the dazzling waters of Ibiza, Johnny Drama (Kevin Dillon), the big brother…
    - 3 Jun 15, 12:00am -
  • Urgent Doc Every Last Child Reveals Pakistanis Standing Up to the Taliban to Fight Polio
    Throughout Every Last Child, voices stay hushed until they are shouting — in pain, in worry, in command. Set largely in Karachi, Pakistan's largest city, Tom Roberts's urgent, tender documentary has the pulse of a noir film as it follows families a…
    - 3 Jun 15, 12:00am -
  • 'Artists Get Put in a Box,' Says Love & Mercy Star John Cusack
    When John Cusack was launching his career in the Eighties, Brian Wilson had gone from rock star to living lore — a brilliant Bigfoot. “People would have Brian Wilson encounters,” says Cusack, who plays Wilson in the new biopic Love & Mercy. “…
    - 3 Jun 15, 12:00am -
  • Dribbling Nonsense: FIFA Plays to Distract in the Risible United Passions
    Update: On June 2, 2015, news broke that Sepp Blatter would resign as president of FIFA, as he became the target of a federal investigation. He said in a speech, "Although the members of FIFA have given me the new mandate, this mandate does not seem…
    - 3 Jun 15, 12:00am -
  • In Spy, Melissa McCarthy Triumphs for the Susans Everywhere
    The Melissa McCarthy of Spy is different from the one who rose to prominence by shitting in a sink. Bridesmaids scored her an Oscar nomination, and for the ceremony McCarthy donned a glamorous rose gown with a diamond collar and belt. But in the year…
    - 3 Jun 15, 12:00am -
  • In World War I Drama Testament of Youth, Alicia Vikander Is Worthy of Lillian Gish
    With Testament of Youth, our collective poppy-strewn dream imagery of a decimated generation of the gallant young men of WWI — and their noble horses too — might undergo a sea change. Alicia Vikander (Ex Machina), simultaneously poignant and powe…
    - 3 Jun 15, 12:00am -
  • Unsettling Doc The Nightmare Reveals the Horror in Your Mind
    Twenty years back, at the height of the UFO boom, the truest believers in alien abduction scenarios would argue that their most compelling evidence was the commonalities between regular people's stories of nighttime visitations. Even under hypnosis,…
    - 3 Jun 15, 12:00am -
  • Ten Promising Movies for Summer 2015
    In the decadent 21st century, the summer movie season now sprawls from March through December. (Star Wars: Episode VII is due to awaken the Force December 18; every prior Star Wars picture has come out Memorial Day weekend.) But I’ll stick to tradi…
    - 3 Jun 15, 12:00am -

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