Midtown Manhattan

Manhattan Week In Review

Here are the biggest headlines from Manhattan this week.<p>MANHATTAN, NY — Missed the headlines this week? Patch has you covered. Here's the most …

New York City

Michael Kors will no longer use fur in its designs

Michael Kors and PETA settled a feud on Friday when the designer agreed to no longer use fur on any of its products.<p>“We’re out of the fur business,” …

Fashion

Ivanka Opens A Trump Tower Store After Retailers Drop Her Brand Left & Right

After a rocky year with retailers, Ivanka Trump's fashion brand opened a new store in the Trump Tower lobby on Thursday. The Midtown Manhattan …

Donald Trump

Republican who committed suicide after molestation claims told people he had raised the dead

Dan Johnson — the Kentucky state representative who committed suicide after being accused of molesting a 12-year-old girl — claimed that he once …

Liberal View

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:<p>1. WHO COULD HOLD UP GOP TAX PACKAGE<p>Republican Senator Marco Rubio's potential defection over a tax credit for low-income parents puts a speed bump into his party's effort to approve tax …

LaVar Ball

Midtown Manhattan Weekend Weather Forecast

Get ready for some snow to kick off the weekend Friday. High temperatures will be in the mid 30s Saturday and Sunday.<p>MIDTOWN MANHATTAN, NY — Here's …

New York City

December in New York City: 9 Addresses To Visit in the Festive Season

December in New York City means sumptuous Christmas trees, fabulous light displays, and fun-filled holiday markets. It also means gliding on the ice …

Christmas

Why Business Leaders Shouldn't Follow Lead Of USA Today Editorial

Earlier this week, USA Today published a blunt attack on President Donald Trump that does a great job of declaring how the paper feels.<p>The phrase catching most attention is the following:<p>[The president] is not fit to clean the toilets in the Barack Obama Presidential Library or to shine the shoes …

Entrepreneurship

December 15 notes: Clifford-Shore-Lewis; managing rest; Gaborik

Good afternoon from Midtown Manhattan, Insiders. The Kings practiced at Madison Square Garden earlier this morning and aligned as …

Los Angeles Kings

New York Today: Decking the Halls at Gracie Mansion

<i>Good morning on this wintry Friday.</i><p>The holidays are in full swing at the “Little White House.”<p>Gracie Mansion — the museum and mayoral residence on the Upper East Side — is dressed up each December, ushering in a season of formal benefit dinners, large open houses and intimate dance parties. It’s …

New York City

AP News in Brief at 12:04 a.m. EST

Rubio defection threatens GOP's slim majority on tax bill<p>WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republicans' razor-thin margin for driving their sweeping tax package …

Barack Obama

A liberal group celebrated Hanukkah in Trump Tower — to protest Trump

Rabbi Debra Cantor of Congregation B’nai Tikvoh-Sholom in Bloomfield, Conn., speaking at Trump Tower in Manhattan at the “Not The White House …

Jewish Culture

Fans of Trump’s friendliest news network are turning on him

There’s a reason that President Trump constantly watches Fox News. Much (though not all) of the programming is about as friendly to Trump as you’ll see, from the early morning show “Fox and Friends” — on which Trump used to have a weekly gig — to the evening opinion programs like “Hannity.” Trump …

Politics

What stays, what goes: Disney and Murdoch after the sale

NEW YORK (AP) — Disney is buying a large part of Fox , but Fox News Channel and other U.S. television businesses are staying with the Murdoch family.<p>Here's a look at what the Disney and Murdoch empires will look like under The Walt Disney Co.'s $52.4 billion deal for 21st Century Fox:<p>THE DISNEY …

Business

Searching For the Truth At the Heart of a Legendary CIA Cover Up

In 1980, the artist Sarah Charlesworth began showing her <i>Stills</i> series: enlarged prints of images excavated from the news wires and the archives of the New York Public Library, each depicting a person who had jumped or fallen from a building, captured by a photographer mid-plummet. Charlesworth, who …

Culture

Lost In Penn Station: There's An App For That

Amtrak has launched an app that can direct Penn Station commuters to the nearest gate, exit or even ATM.<p>MIDTOWN MANHATTAN, NY — Midtown Manhattan's …

New York City

Striking new data from the NYPD shows the movement to expose sexual misconduct isn't confined to famous men

• <b>Reports of rape are on the rise in New York City.</b>• <b><br>In November 2017, 111 rape cases were investigated in the city — a 15% increase from last year.</b>• <b><br>Social scientists say the uptick could be a sign that the stigma around sexual assault is shifting from victims to harassers, as more women come …

U.S. Politics

These Residential Buildings Are Adorned with Living Green Walls

View four residential offerings that reflect a blossoming trend in urban development.<p>Interior vertical gardens, or “living green walls,” are trending …

Interior Design

Your Premium Brand Had Better Be Delivering Something Special

With tax reform firmly upon us, business travel should see increased demand as a result of increasing GDP.<p>Park is trading at almost the same …

Business

Why it's still so hard to get to the airport [in 5 steps]

1THE ISSUE<p>Access to area airports is notoriously bad. A 2017 study by MileCards ranked Newark Liberty International 36th in mass-transit access out …

Airports

The ‘Christmas Freak’ of Fifth Avenue

Sibyl McCormac Groff can barely walk a half-block in Midtown Manhattan this time of year without being approached by friends and strangers alike.<p>“Part of it is my manner — I smile and talk to people — and part of it is my red coat,” said Ms. McCormac Groff, who leads idiosyncratic Christmas tours …

New York City

North SD Community news roundup

PHOTO: The nonprofit La Costa 35 Athletic Club hosted its seventh annual Texas Hold ’Em Poker Tournament benefiting the Boys & Girls Clubs of …

Nonprofits

I Tried Face Cupping Because Kim Kardashian Tried Face Cupping

I’ve never fully understood what a toxin is, but I’m absolutely gaga for the consumer culture around removing them from my body. Give me that …

Beauty

Battle Brews Over Marx Brothers Playground in Path of NYC Tower

Groucho Marx once said that politics is the art of looking for trouble. New York Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito …

Business

Liberal Orthodox Synagogue Will Stop Announcing LGBT Weddings After OU Complains

NEW YORK (JTA) — A flagship liberal Orthodox synagogue in New York will stop congratulating same-sex couples on their weddings following a complaint …

Jewish Culture

Public-Private Brooklyn Waterfront Project Is Starting To Bloom

A privately-built public waterfront promenade along the East River in Greenpoint, Brooklyn is finally beginning to take shape, one sliver at a time, after more than a decade of delay.<p>At a new 40-story waterfront rental and condo tower known as “the Greenpoint,” a 275-foot long walkway is under …

Brooklyn

'Feminism' is US dictionary 'Word of the Year'

Protesters gather in midtown Manhattan as part of the Women's march vowing to resist US President Trump January 21, 2017 in New York. Photo: DON …

News (South Africa)

Coral, Explained

A human swimming down to a coral reef is like a caveman stepping out of his cave and into midtown Manhattan. In a moment, he travels from a familiar …

Oceans

WOW House: 8-Bedroom Midtown Penthouse Listed For $35M

This Midtown penthouse unit is huge.<p>MIDTOWN MANHATTAN, NY — A gigantic penthouse unit in a Midtown Manhattan high-rise has hit the market for a …

New York City

Subway Tunnel Linking Midtown, Queens To Shut Down For One Week

Between Christmas and New Year's Even the tunnel connecting Midtown and Queens on the E and M lines will be shut down for repairs.<p>MIDTOWN MANHATTAN, …

New York City