Brooklyn Bridge

A Pricing Scheme to Unclog New York’s Arteries

The congestion pricing proposals in Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s hands are a good start on two of New York’s eternal quests: finding ways to subsidize New York mass transit and ease the suffocating traffic on Manhattan’s busiest streets. Having endorsed the outlines of a report from a task force he created, …

Opinion

These are the most famous buildings and monuments in America

This great country of ours plays host to so many incredible things, from stupendously beautiful national parks to some of the best sushi restaurants …

New York City

Angry Haitians march through New York after Trump's 'racist' slur

Haitians are furious over Trump's alleged remarks.<p>The president has denied he is a racist.<p>Hundreds of Haitian immigrants marched on New York on …

Donald Trump

Women’s marches and other protests mark the one-year anniversary of Donald Trump’s inauguration

From New York City to Washington, D.C., hundreds of thousands take to the streets again.<p>This weekend marks the one-year anniversary of Donald Trump’s …

Liberal View

Haitians March Against Trump's Reported Vulgar Comments

<b>NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) —</b> Hundreds of Haitian immigrants marched from Brooklyn to Lower Manhattan to protest the vulgar word reportedly used by …

Manhattan

The Bike That Saved My Life

Two years ago, in January, my husband and I walked into a foreclosed house on a tree-lined street in Bedford-Stuyvesant that no one had lived in for 22 years.<p>“I could really see us having kids here,” he whispered into my ear as we tiptoed over the detritus of squatters and failed contractors.<p>For …

Cycling

Second U.S. winter storm forces hundreds of flight cancellations

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO - The Brooklyn Bridge is seen partially in fog from in front of the Manhattan skyline in Brooklyn<p>By Alana Wise<p>NEW YORK …

Stock Markets

JAY-Z files trademark for ‘Jaybo’ character from ‘Story of O.J.’

He’s a not businessman, he’s a business, man.<p>JAY-Z is seeking to trademark Jaybo, the animated character who stars in the rapper’s “Story of O.J.” …

Stevie Wonder

Knicks start road trip with win in Brooklyn

CLOSE<p>Knicks' coach Jeff Hornacek speaks before Monday's game in Brooklyn.<p>NEW YORK — It may not have been far from home, a bus ride with a return to …

Basketball

Our President Could Not Be More Wrong About Haiti

On January 1st, I sat at my uncle’s dining room table, taking in spoonfuls of the soup joumou while listening to him explain to my boyfriend the importance of having the vegetable and pasta-heavy pumpkin dish at the top of each year. It wasn’t for good luck and fortune, much like how Americans from …

El Salvador

7 Things To Do In NYC In Winter If You Don't Want To Go The Touristy Route

New York City is one of those dreamy places you see so much of in movies and shows, it's likely at the top of your bucket list (if you haven't been …

Dating

Approving Child Victims Act may save N.Y. big money

ALBANY — Passing a bill to make it easier for child sex abuse to seek justice as adults is not only the moral thing to do but also makes fiscal sense …

Rights & Freedoms

New NASA map shows dramatic impacts of 'bomb cyclone' and polar vortex

A new map released by NASA shows how dramatic temperature changes have gripped the United States and even the world.<p>As parts of the United States faced wind chill temperatures 100 degrees below F, and much of the East Coast battled a brutal winter storm, the West Coast has dealt with temperatures …

Weather

Listen to Ikea: If You Are Going to Print Photos - Print BIG

I have a confession to make.<p>I am a professional photographer. I’ve lived in my current house for nearly fifteen years.<p>I don’t have a single photo …

Photography

10 things you need to know in markets today

Good morning! Here's what you need to know in markets on Friday.<p><b>1.</b><b>Mark Zuckerberg's personal challenge for 2018 is to fix issues like abuse, hacking from other countries, and other nefarious practices on Facebook.</b> In a post on his Facebook page Thursday, Zuckerberg wrote that "we currently make too …

Business

The Best Secret Date Spots in NYC

You’ve already been to the least-secret date spots in the city. Skating at Rockefeller Center, dinner at a Shake Shack or four, some sort of $300 …

Staten Island

Photos show how the East Coast is frozen over in a 'bomb cyclone'

Hold on to your hats, East Coasters. It's not over yet.<p>Hurricane-force winds are whipping up snow and freezing rain across the Northeast, as the biggest storm of the season yet continues barreling it's way northwards on the Atlantic.<p>Parts of New York could see a foot of snow before it's all over, …

Weather

What’s the Difference Between Bourbon and Whiskey?

If you’ve ever stood in the liquor store staring at the sea of brown liquor vaguely labeled “whiskey,” you may have wondered what differentiates …

Bourbon Whiskey

The East Coast's 'Bomb Cyclone' in Photos

Cities from Florida to Maine are grappling with a historic winter storm.

Weather

NYC's Haunted Brooklyn Bridge | Ghosts and Ghouls

On January 3, 1870, workers began construction on New York City’s Brooklyn Bridge. Today, nearly 150 years later, the bridge is a beloved landmark. …

The East Coast's 'Bomb Cyclone': The Photos

Cities from Florida to Maine are grappling with a historic winter storm.<p>If you’ve been freezing cold all week, you’re not alone. A majority of the states in the lower 48 are experiencing an extreme cold snap this week that has claimed at least 11 lives from Wisconsin to Texas since Tuesday morning, …

Weather

U.S. naturalized citizen fraud target of Justice Department

Iyman Faris is set to be released from prison in 2020 after serving 17 years behind bars for terrorism-related charges stemming from a plot to …

Immigration

New Year's Eve fireworks 2018: Where to watch iconic bursts of light around New York City on December 31

Ring the New Year with a bang.<p>2018 is just around the corner and the New Year will be welcomed by people across New York city with spectacular …

Statue of Liberty

The most Instagrammed locations of 2017

As part of its year in review, Instagram has revealed the top 10 locations of 2017. How many have you visited?<p><b>1. Disneyland, Anaheim, Calif.</b><p><b>2. Times Square, New York City</b><p><b>3. Central Park, New York City</b><p><b>4. Eiffel Tower, Paris</b><p><b>5. Tokyo Disney Resort</b><p><b>6. Disney's Magic Kingdom, Orlando</b><p><b>7. Musée du Louvre,</b> …

Louvre

NBA Teams Unveil Nike City Edition Uniforms

To coincide with the start of Nike's eight-year, $1 billion deal as the NBA's official on-court uniform provider, teams can sign jersey-patch logo …

Advertising Industry

Five worst Nike NBA ‘City Edition’ jerseys

Brad Rempel-USA TODAY Sports<p>Nike unveiled their fourth and final NBA uniform set for this season on Wednesday.<p>Unlike the three previous uniform …

NBA

Knicks reveal new ‘City Edition’ jersey

Every NBA team is adding another alternate uniform, and the two local teams will highlight some of the best parts of the Big Apple with their “City …

New York Knicks

Outdated Nuclear Fallout Shelter Signs Are Being Removed by NYC

Although the Cold War has long passed, faded yellow and black signs reading “FALLOUT SHELTER” are still present on New York City buildings, …

John F. Kennedy

The Nets get awesome new jerseys inspired by the Brooklyn Bridge

It’s part of the NBA’s new “City” collaboration with Nike<p>The NBA has just released a batch of new uniforms for all of its 30 teams that would fall squarely at the intersection of a Venn diagram where “sports fans” and “urbanists” are on either side.<p>As part of a larger NBA collaboration with …

Best Offbeat New Year's Eve Events In NY

Some say what you do to usher in the new year sets the tone for the days that follow. Here are five fun alternatives to dressing up and heading out, …

Bette Davis