Council Speaker Christine Quinn has slipped into third place in the field of Democratic candidates for mayor, as New York City Public Advocate Bill de Blasio leads the field and former Comptroller Bill Thompson is within striking distance, according to an amNewYork-News 12 poll released Thursday.
In the Republican race, Joe Lhota, the former MTA chairman, leads billionaire John Catsimatidis...Read more »
New York City Democrats who value good government and solid performance have a great choice in the Sept. 10 primary race for city comptroller.
Scott Stringer, an Upper West Sider, has spent 20 years in office, first as an assemblyman and now as Manhattan borough president. In both positions he has built a strong reputation for thoughtfulness, attention to detail and solid constituent service.
As...Read more »
Finding parking is hard in the city. Really hard. Unless you're paying out the nose for a parking space, you're doomed to drive around for hours -- while paying out the nose for gas.
That's why tempers flare during the hunt for a spot. And emotions run especially high if you feel someone stole the spot you sought for so long.
So what do you do when someone steals your spot? You could...Read more »
Fergie and Josh Duhamel have a rockin’ new addition to their family.
The couple welcomed a baby boy, Axl Jack, on Thursday afternoon, according to E! News.
He weighed seven pounds, 10 ounces.
The 38-year-old songstress gave birth after entering Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles for a previously scheduled Caesarean section, according to E!.
This is the first child...Read more »
MTA shut off power at a Brooklyn subway station Thursday so workers could rescue two kittens that found themselves on the tracks, briefly suspending service on part of the B and Q line.
The MTA said service between DeKalb Avenue and Kings Highway was disrupted when a train supervisor requested for the power to tracks be cut at the Church Avenue stop in Flatbush around 11 a.m. so the kittens...Read more »
A man was hit by a 7 train in Times Square Thursday morning, sending him to a hospital in critical condition and disrupting service on the line for hours, officials and reports said.
The unidentified man, thought to be in his 30s, was struck by a train during the morning commute around 9:45 a.m. and was taken to Bellevue Hospital in critical condition, according to officials and published...Read more »
Jamie-Lynn Sigler is a proud new mama!
The 32-year-old former "Sopranos" star and fiancé Cutter Dykstra, 24, welcomed a baby boy on Wednesday afternoon, a rep for Sigler confirmed Thursday.
"Both mom and baby are happy and healthy!" the rep told us.
The little guy's name has not yet been released.
This is the first child for the starlet and the minor league baseball player,...Read more »
If you’re of the mind that what you do online is your business - and your business alone - you should probably get offline.
Unfortunately, unless you’ve learned how to live off of the grid in, say, a floating cabin, the Internet is one of the key weapons in your arsenal of daily survival.
As such, your life post-CompuServe and America Online is stored in a humongous network of worldwide...Read more »
Closed Circuit 3 stars Directed by John Crowley Starring Eric Bana, Rebecca Hall Rated R
There are an estimated 500,000 surveillance cameras stationed throughout London, the city that is widely considered to have been at the fore of the drive toward closed-circuit security that's taken hold in New York and elsewhere.
So it was just a matter of time before we got a UK thriller centered...Read more »
Moving in the city is difficult due to stresses like traffic, building regulations, the heat and New Yorkers' tendency to be in a rush.
It’s always a stressful process, and while we can’t change that, experts have advice on how to make it a little easier:
Pack “The biggest factor is, how much spare time do you have?” said Laurel Bynes, an expert at CityMove, a bidding website for moving...Read more »