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How’s the Mayor Doing? A Color-Coded App Can Answer That

Mayor Bill de Blasio has a reputation for being inattentive to the minutia of governing New York City, favoring broad policy initiatives to nuts-and-bolts metrics. But behind the scenes, his top aides maintain a painstakingly detailed collection of the mayor’s public promises, and his progress in …

One part of Manhattan's housing market is going bananas

The number of sales surged 39.2% YoY to 277. The report defines Northern Manhattan as consisting of Harlem, East Harlem, Washington Heights, Fort George, and Inwood neighborhoods.<p>Friday's report highlights the dramatic shift that is taking place in Manhattan's real-estate market. In a report …

Trump's pick for the top healthcare official defends past votes supporting 'Confederate History Heritage Month'

Tom Price, a US representative from Georgia and former Georgia state senator, was asked by Sen. Tim Kaine about his support for a number of resolutions in the Georgia Senate supporting celebrations of the Confederacy.<p>"When you were a member of the Georgia legislature, you fought pretty hard to keep …

Netflix Streaming Joins the iPhone in Turning 10

Image source: Netflix.<p>January turned out to be a pretty big month for consumer tech in 2007. The media was buzzing about last week's 10th anniversary of <b>Apple</b>'s (NASDAQ: AAPL) Steve Jobs taking the stage to peel back the curtain on the iPhone. Yesterday was the seemingly less buzzworthy 10th …

New Data Says AirPods Have Captured Much Smaller Share of Headphone Market Than Earlier Estimates

A report last week by Slice Intelligence suggested that Apple's AirPods captured an estimated 26 percent share of online revenue in the wireless headphone market since launching on December 13. Ben Arnold, an executive director and industry analyst at NPD Group, has today submitted a report that …

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10 DIY Hacks To Improve Your Home Office

As more and more people work from home, creating a livable (and productive) workspace is an important undertaking. Recently Maxwell Ryan, CEO of Apartment Therapy, sat down with FORBES to discuss some tips for turning your home office into a personal sanctuary.<p>After being an elementary school …

Powerball $478 Million Jackpot Is Nation's 8th Largest

<b>DES MOINES, Iowa (CBSNewYork/AP)–</b> Powerball players have a shot at the nation’s eighth-largest lottery jackpot, but they should keep in mind that …

New Jersey

New York Mets skipper Terry Collins tells players to lighten up

NEW YORK -- New York Mets manager Terry Collins had a message for his players after Friday's 6-1 loss to the Colorado Rockies: Lighten up.<p>After the …

Emma Roberts & Lea Michele Begin Filming 'Scream Queens' Season 2!

Filming for season two of <i>Scream Queens</i> has officially begun!<p><b>Emma Roberts</b>, <b>Lea Michele</b>, and <b>Jamie Lee Curtis</b> returned to set on Wednesday (July 27) to …

Los Angeles

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New York's tallest condo building has some pretty out-of-this-world perks

Three floors of the narrow building's 96 are reserved exclusively for entertaining, dining, and exercise. On the 12th floor, a private restaurant by Michelin-starred chef Shaun Hergatt will open in the fall. Travel up to the 14th, and you'll find yourself in the massive fitness center.<p>Of course, …

Former Bride-To-Be Turns Canceled Wedding Into Luncheon For Kids In Need

“I cannot be the princess of my wedding day, but I can give the kids a fairy tale.”<p>When a former bride-to-be wasn't able to have the wedding of her dreams, she turned her would-be big day into a special event for others.<p>Yiru Sun canceled her wedding, which was set to take place in New York City, …

2,000 LED-tagged pigeons stage show in NYC sky

NEW YORK (AP) — New York is staging a show with 2,000 pigeons tagged with LED lights illuminating the city's night sky.<p>For its premiere Thursday, the birds were released at sunset from coops aboard a former aircraft carrier docked at the Brooklyn Navy Yard.<p>Improvising their own choreography, the …

Painful options for some Brooklyn subway riders amid repairs

NEW YORK (AP) — Riders who use a subway line that goes through the lone tunnel connecting some of Brooklyn's hippest neighborhoods to the city's …

A seafood restaurant aboard a 10,000-square-foot yacht is hitting the Hudson

New Yorkers are big fans of drinking and dining on the waterfront—hell, with boat bars, we can drink and dine directly on the water. The latest of …

Seafood Restaurant

Story of cities #32: Jane Jacobs v Robert Moses, battle of New York's urban titans

When city planning supremo Robert Moses proposed a road through Greenwich Village in 1955, he met opposition from one particularly feisty local resident: Jane Jacobs. It was the start of a decades-long struggle for swaths of New York<p>In 1961, Bennett Cerf, one of the founders of the publishing firm …

New York's tabloid newspapers had the best time with Tom Brady's suspension

Deflategate and Tom Brady are back in the news with the New England Patriots quarterback having his four-game suspension reinstated, so you know what that means: New York City tabloids got to try out a whole new set of puns on their covers.<p>Here’s the New York Post front cover:<p>And the Daily News …

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What Shall We Call Donald Trump ?

This has been a disheartening election year. It has also been a fascinating one.<p>The lords of the Republican party seem intent on overriding the will of their own voter base. They created a ravenous electorate and fed it red meat. Now the beast is threatening to devour them. In response, the …

"Bosch" Is Back and Better Than Ever

TV Review - Jackie K Cooper<p>"Bosch/Season 2" (Amazon Prime)<p>Last year we got our first taste of the TV series "Bosch" which is based on Michael Connelly's books featuring an LA Detective named Harry Bosch. Bosch has been a mainstay of Connelly novels for some time now and helps make these stories …

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Bill Maher Is Tired Of White People Self-Righteously Crapping On Themselves

"It's a perverse sort of narcissism."<p>Bill Maher took white liberals and conservatives to task over racism on Friday.<p>The "Real Time with Bill Maher" host called out conservatives who believe "reverse racism" is actually thing and white liberals who crap on being white to feel better about themselves.<p>…

New York's NFC payments for public transit are five years away

And that's a conservative estimate.<p>The move toward a more futuristic modern New York City is going to be a slow one. The MTA recently opened up the bidding process (PDF) for replacing Gotham's existing MetroCard readers with NFC terminals for busses and trains, but the contracts are expected to …

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Saturday Night Live Spoofs Hillary Clinton’s NYC Subway Swipe Fail

<i>Saturday Night Live</i> spoofed Hillary Clinton’s recent troubles trying to enter a New York City subway in a sketch that also poked fun at the …

Bill Maher Defends Trump Campaign Manager Corey Lewandowski, Rips Michelle Fields

At a rally in Jupiter, Florida, last month, Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski, who has a disturbing history of misogynistic behavior, grabbed …

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Who is More New York: Hillary Clinton or Bernie Sanders?

AP<p>Clinton Presidential Library<p>Donald R. Broyles—AP<p>AP<p>A. Lynn—AP<p>Danny Johnston—AP<p>Chris Ocken—AP<p>Bill Sikes—AP<p>Shayna Brennan—AP<p>Brooks Kraft—Corbis<p>Brooks …

Renting hell in New York City: how my hoarder landlady ruined my life

<b>Steven W Thrasher</b> paid $1,000 a month for a Brooklyn renter’s dream – 2,400 square feet of space on a beautiful tree-lined block – that was too good to be true<p>For five years, I lived on the most beautiful block in the five boroughs of New York City, occupying two full floors of a brownstone on a …