Manhattan

Trump’s name is coming off his SoHo hotel as politics weigh on president’s brand

President Trump’s company has agreed to remove the Trump name from its hotel in Lower Manhattan and give up management of the property, the most visible sign yet of the toll his presidency has taken on his brand.<p>The decision, announced by the company Wednesday afternoon, follows signs that business …

U.S. Politics

On Her Own, Raising Twin ‘Princesses’ With Special Needs

Ingrid Batista scooped up her 4-year-old daughter Alexia. “Hola, mi reina,” she said, covering her with kisses.<p>The “reina” — Spanish for “queen” — slid from her mother’s arms and divided her attention between a Disney show and a blue basket on the floor, which she used to crown herself. Her …

Santo Domingo

6 Ideas To Transform The Bay Area And Stall The Climate Apocalypse

From floating villages to recontouring the waterfront, these ideas could help the region safeguard itself from natural disasters and climate change.<p>Unfortunately, it usually takes a natural disaster to remind cities how vulnerable they are–and how urgent long-range resiliency planning is. The San …

Urban Design

The luxury shopping guide to New York

No one embodied the gimlet glamour and decadence of New York City retail quite like the late Manhattan socialite and couture collector Nan Kempner. “I spend way more than I should,” she once said, “…and way less than I want.” She lived and breathed for the glittering blocks of Fifth Avenue close to …

New York Style

Councilwoman Debi Rose

BEST WISHES<p><b>Happy Thanksgiving to all!</b><p><b>I wish all of my constituents and friends a very happy Thanksgiving, filled with the love, warmth and peace of</b> …

For $1.4M, a mod yet minimalist Upper East Side duplex

The stylish co-op offers a simple layout and tons of storage space<p>The brokerbabble touts this duplex, located at the cul-de-sac end of East 72nd Street, as “bringing the charm of the West Village to the elegance of the Upper East Side” while also offering “best of London looks.” Sparing the …

Houses

10 Family-Friendly Vacation Destinations That Even Your Jaded Teenagers Will Love

Photo: Shutterstock<p>South Africa<p>Whether it’s climbing to the top of <b>Table Mountain</b> in cosmopolitan Cape Town or searching for <b>The Big Five of safari …

Lifestyle (Canada)

Wrentham Outlets increases security ahead of Black Friday

A high-end Bay State shopping center is taking extra security precautions for Black Friday safety.<p>The idea is to make shoppers less vulnerable to a …

New York City

What city singles should be thankful for this holiday

What are New York’s singles thankful for this season?<p>Are we thankful to live in a city where each new season brings an influx of men and women to …

Opinion

Resident calls UWS' future tallest building an 'eyesore'

A building slated to be the tallest on the Upper West Side will cause overcrowding and create an “eyesore” in the neighborhood, residents …

New York City

Police: 3 Teens Charged In Carjackings Might Be Tied To Carjacking Ring

<b>CHICAGO (CBS) —</b> Three teenage boys have been charged with a pair of carjackings in seven days, and police said they might be tied to a larger …

Crime

On the Upper East Side, a chic Deco co-op with modern twists seeks $725K

Every room in the apartment has at least one window, which fills the space with light<p><i>Welcome back to</i> <i>The Six-Digit Club</i><i>, in which we take a look at a newish-to-market listing priced under $1 million, because nice things sometimes come in small packages. Send nominations to the</i> <i>tipline</i><i>.</i><p>Located in a …

Houses

CUNY Instructor Calls For Removal Of Columbus, Teddy Roosevelt Statues

<b>NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)</b> — A public hearing was held in Manhattan to give New Yorkers a chance to weigh-in on the statue removal debate.Packed house at …

Theodore Roosevelt

Best Holiday Markets In NY

<i>By Ashleyan Lopez</i>Get in the holiday spirit by taking a stroll through a holiday market. Not only will you be lured by the holiday feels of these …

Christmas

Taylor Hill "Blacked Out" Her First Victoria's Secret Fashion Show Fitting

On a steamy day in late August, a goddess was posing for pictures in the middle of a corporate office in Midtown Manhattan. Or, rather, Victoria's Secret Angel Taylor Hilll dressed as a goddess was posing for pictures. When it comes to the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, is there really any …

Lingerie

Manhattan retail rents are in their worst slump in 17 years

Manhattan retail rents have slid into their deepest and longest slump in 17 years, a new report confirms — with Soho rents slashed by more than half …

Real Estate

The 7 tourist scams to watch out for in New York City

by William Begeny<p>While there's almost too much to love about New York City, the insidious ways it can siphon off your hard-earned cash is not one of …

New York City

“Secrecy World” enters the White House: What kind of person does business with Trump? - Salon.com

The workday was just beginning in Turkey when Mehmet Ali Yalçındağ reached the nation’s president by phone. Yalçındağ was calling from Trump Tower in Midtown Manhattan, where it was past midnight — the end of a long Election Night in November 2016. Yalçındağ had come to the hulking black …

U.S. Politics

Post-Traumatic Whiteness: How Vietnam Veterans Became the Basis for a New White Identity Politics - Los Angeles Review of Books

IN MARCH 1982, after months of heated negotiations among veterans groups, officials, and donors, a construction crew broke ground on the Vietnam …

Books

NYC terror attack victim's parents to sue city

NEW MILFORD, N.J. — The parents of a New Milford man killed in the New York City terrorist attack on Halloween intend to sue the city and multiple departments citing an unsafe environment that contributed to the attack.<p>Darren Drake, 32, was one of eight people killed Oct. 31, when authorities say …

News (U.S.)

A look at 5 NYC hotels, each with something special to offer

New York has hundreds of hotels, located in different neighbourhoods, with different styles and amenities.<p>But a hotel is more than just a place to …

Canadian News

ISIS-loving terrorist Sayfullo Saipov faces 8 counts of murder

The man accused of killing eight people in a Lower Manhattan terrorist attack has been charged in a 22-count indictment, officials said …

Crime

Man charged with terrorism, murder in New York truck attack | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A federal grand jury on Tuesday indicted Sayfullo Saipov on terrorism and murder charges stemming from last month’s truck …

Extremism

Is Mic's Pivot to Video Spinning Out of Control? 

GIF<p>Within the pantheon of panic-inducing statements managers can make to employees, the assurance that there’s no need to panic sits near its apex. …

Digital Media

7 Tasty Spots to Enjoy Thanksgiving in NYC

As the temperature drops and the leaves become an incandescent array of colors around the streets of New York City, it’s a sure sign that fall is …

Restaurants

For Sale: A Wire From Thomas Edison’s 1880 City Lighting Demo

The insulated copper wire was used to illuminate the inventor’s New Jersey home.<p>On New Year’s Eve, 1979, Thomas Alva Edison gave the first public …

Culture

Letters: Helen John obituary

<b>Liz Brandow writes:</b> I remember Helen John so vividly – her sense of humour and practical common sense were invaluable. When I arrived at the RAF Greenham peace camp to stay for a few days to help, shortly before Christmas in 1981, I was given a stack of Christmas cards to answer. I wasn’t sure: …

Greenwich Village

The Plaza Hotel Launches A 'Downton Abbey'-Themed Tea

It may not be the long-awaited film, but this is one bit of <i>Downton Abbey</i> intel we can get behind.<p>In honor of the new Downton Abbey exhibition in …

Downton Abbey

Street closures, extra security planned for Macy's balloon inflation

An important reminder if you are headed to Macy's annual balloon inflation event Wednesday: Central Park West is slated to shut down starting at …

Macy's