New York City

Millionaire plummets to his death during birthday trip to Costa Rica

An upstate New York millionaire celebrating his 65th birthday in Costa Rica, plummeted 100 feet to his doom while propelling down the side of a …

Costa Rica

Correction officer says she was drugged and gang raped after house party

A correction officer was drugged, gang-raped, and threatened after leaving a Queens house party on Sunday, police sources told The Post.<p>The …

Crime

NYC Taking Steps to Prepare for Megastorm, Still Has Ways To Go

New seawall facing delays, subway storm covers "far from finished"<p>My first question for Robert Freudenberg, the vice president of energy and …

Manhattan

A Blackmail Case With Prostitutes, a Video and Sex Abuse Charges

Like many private investigators, Vincent Parco has, for nearly 30 years, made his living in the darker corners of New York.<p>In 1991, he admitted on the witness stand to having sold a pistol and a silencer to a woman who used them in a love-triangle murder that came to be known in the city’s tabloid …

Crime

Thousands of toy elephants will parachute into DUMBO later this month

Yes, we're serious. A brand-new block party is coming to Washington Street in DUMBO, Brooklyn on September 28, and during the event, thousands of toy …

When The Media Treats White Suspects And Killers Better Than Black Victims

News outlets continue a rich tradition of racially biased coverage.<p><i>Editor’s note: We’re republishing this story, which first ran in August 2014, in light of a New York Post headline earlier this week that described a white murder suspect as a “clean-cut American kid.” Police have identified</i> …

Crime

In New York's gentrifying neighborhoods, market drops are sharper than the rest of the city

In-demand areas experience sharper drop off when the market softens<p>The sluggish rental market in Manhattan and Brooklyn appears to be providing a bit …

Real Estate

New York Today: Hurricane Jose Approaches

Updated, 8:49 a.m.<p><i>Good morning on this stormy Tuesday.</i><p>Hurricane Jose is approaching the East Coast.<p>While the Category 1 hurricane is predicted to remain offshore, we are still expecting to feel its effects in the city.<p>Today, watch for showers, wind gusts of up to 35 miles per hour, rip currents and …

Hurricane Jose

Standing Now Also Killing You

With study after study suggesting sitting all day is killing you quickly, slowly, and rendering you immobile, you'd think ditching your desk job for …

Health

Teens, their dads sue school district over sexting suspension

Two Long Island teens and their irate dads are suing their school district, principal and superintendent over a one​-day suspension the​ kids were …

Teens

Pete Wells Fanboys Over East Village Fixture Prune

Two stars for Gabrielle Hamilton’s NYC classic<p>While attempting to distance himself from onetime friend and longtime colleague chef <b>Gabrielle Hamilton</b>, <i>New York Times</i> critic Pete Wells simultaneously fanboys over the <b>Prune</b> owner and <i>Times</i> columnist in his latest review of the longtime East Village …

Restaurants

The Raunchy Splendor of Mike Kuchar’s Dirty Pictures

A<i>S AN ILLUSTRATOR, MY AIM IS TO AMUSE THE EYE AND SPARK IMAGINATION</i>, wrote the great American artist and filmmaker Mike Kuchar in <i>Primal Male</i>, a book …

Art

The ceiling of Grand Central will be lit up with the faces of world-changing women this week

For just three days, Grand Central Terminal will be lit. This week, the Main Concourse’s celestial ceiling will be illuminated with the faces of 12 …

Grand Central Station

Chick-fil-A’s New FiDi Location Will Be a Five-Story Behemoth

It’s the chain’s third location in NYC<p>Southern fried chicken sandwich chain <b>Chick-fil-A</b>’s third Manhattan location will be the biggest outpost of the restaurant in the country — with a whopping five levels, including a rooftop terrace with a view of One World Trade.<p>Word’s been out since 2015 that …

Restaurants

Judge says Weiner and Huma can’t get divorced in secret

Serial sexter Anthony Weiner’s been exposed again.<p>This time a Manhattan judge has yanked a confidentiality caption that was shielding the disgraced …

Celebrity Gossip

Graffiti Artists Who Saw Fatal Knockout Won't Come Forward, NYPD Says

EAST WILLIAMSBURG — These guys are too hip to snitch.<p>None of the graffiti artists that witnessed a bike messenger knocked unconscious last month in …

Policing

As the Clintons Step Back From Global Stage, Bloomberg Steps Up

For more than a decade, the Clinton Global Initiative was the star-studded marquee attraction during the annual meeting of the United Nations General Assembly, a place where heads of states, celebrities, billionaire philanthropists and business people mingled, made deals and gave away millions, …

News (U.S.)

Uncle Boons Sister Starts Dishing Thai Takeout This Weekend

See the full menu from Ann Redding and Matt Danzer here<p><b>Uncle Boons Sister</b> — the casual takeout restaurant from the Michelin-starred team at Uncle Boons — starts serving simple Thai fare in Nolita this weekend.<p>Chef-owners <b>Ann Redding</b> and <b>Matt Danzer</b> have created a menu that’s different from Uncle …

Restaurants

Police: Man Attacks Four Women In One Hour On Staten Island

<b>NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) —</b> A Staten Island neighborhood is on edge as police search for a violent attacker who tried to sexually assault four women in …

Crime

We tried Ample Hills Creamery, the New York ice cream shop that's raising millions to become the next Ben & Jerry's

Ample Hills Creamery has become a favorite among New York City-based ice cream aficionados thanks in part to its rich tastes and zany flavors.<p>The local chain was born in Brooklyn in the spring of 2011 to budding entrepreneurs Brian Smith and Jackie Cuscana. The couple began creating ice cream and …

Business

The Survivors of An African Dictatorship Testify In A Film of Rare Power

"Hissein Habre: A Chadian Tragedy" is essential viewing.<p>Over the course of its simple, unadorned 82 minutes, Mahamat-Saleh Haroun’s <i>Hissein Habré: A</i> …

Gossip Girl: On the set of the spin-off that never happened

Ten years ago, <i>Gossip Girl</i> premiered and the country became obsessed with the Upper East Side, Herve Leger dresses and, more importantly, Blake Lively’s hair. The series became such a phenomenon that The CW even attempted to craft a backdoor pilot for a spin-off at the end of season 2.<p>But it just …

Entertainment

NYPD: Teen Stabbed After Refusing To Give Stranger A Beer In Lower Manhattan

<i>(NYPD)</i><p>A 16-year-old boy was hanging out near the Staten Island Ferry Terminal in lower Manhattan early Saturday morning when police say he was …

Crime

HBO renews The Deuce for a second season of Times Square grit

Having been sufficiently reassured that it doesn’t have another <i>Vinyl</i> on its hands, HBO has renewed David Simon and George Pelacanos’ <i>The Deuce</i> for …

TV

NYC is about to get soaked as José approaches the East Coast

Hurricane José is expected to weaken to a tropical storm as it turns toward the New York City region — but the area won’t be spared from steady rain …

Weather

New York’s Bet on New Casinos Has Yet to Hit Jackpot

BUFFALO — This was to be a year of celebration for New York’s booming gambling industry, with gleaming new casinos opening, rapturous bettors flocking in and a win-win for the state, and a torrent of new taxes pouring into government coffers at no cost to anyone but the bettors themselves.<p>But like …

Business

Everything New Yorkers need to know about Hurricane Jose

As Hurricane Jose creeps up the Atlantic Ocean, New Yorkers can't help but have flashbacks to Superstorm Sandy, which ripped through the region five …

Weather

Jerry Rubin’s Weird Road From Yippie to Yuppie

In early 1968, Abbie Hoffman said to Jerry Rubin, his partner in flamboyant protest, “I hate America enough to run the risk of getting killed.”“No, …

My Favorite Italian Restaurant In New York City

There’s plenty of great Italian restaurants in New York City. I can’t imagine I could even come close to counting them all. There’s plenty of white …

Restaurants

Gossip Girl Characters: Where Are They Now?

XOXO....<p>Hey, Upper East Siders, ever wonder what happened to the scheming socialites and Gatsby-esque villains who seemed to always circle S and B? Well we know all their secrets, and we're totally here to tell. (Incidentally, among other projects, Blake Lively had two kids and starred in a shark …

TV