New York City

NYPD detective accused of torching ‘cheating’ hubby’s clothes is all grins

The NYPD detective arrested for allegedly torching the clothes of her cop hubby — whom she believed had been cheating on her — grinned for the camera …

Crime

Classic NY Steakhouse Embroiled in Family-Dividing $100M Lawsuit

It could “destroy” the company, one side says<p>The family behind ultra-classic New York steakhouse <b>The Palm</b> is locked in a bitter lawsuit over the not-small sum of $100 million. The steakhouse — the one covered in caricatures that originated here in 1926 — is now spread nationwide and split into a …

A list of all the Michelin-starred restaurants in NYC

No doubt about it, NYC is a foodie town. Not only do our hole-in-the-walls and bodegas whip up some super satisfying cheap eats, but our fine dining …

Restaurants

Black Friday’s True Toll

If you think shopping the day after Thanksgiving is hell, try standing behind the counter<p>Outside of some undisclosed Target location, a blonde woman …

Determine

Jewish Push Into Bed-Stuy Sheds Light On Gentrification

A chasidic resident of Williamsburg with a growing family, Shmiel Stern decided to leave the Brooklyn neighborhood where he had grown up.<p>But the …

Jewish Culture

The MTA just hired a transit mastermind to fix the subway

The MTA has hired one of the world’s most renowned transit experts to be the new president of New York City Transit.<p>Andy Byford, an English-born man …

Bill de Blasio

It’s Not Just the Track That’s Broken

Andy Byford, who is coming from Toronto to take over the New York City bus and subway system next month, has to fix a fleet of subway cars that in each of the last five years has broken down more often. That’s a job. So is managing the 47,000 people who make the city move. And so is pleasing the …

Andrew Cuomo

LaGuardia Airport has turned into hell before Thanksgiving

The holiday traffic at LaGuardia Airport got so bad during the pre-Thanksgiving crush on Wednesday that city buses were dumping passengers outside …

Airports

Women and Power: A Manifesto by Mary Beard review – the poison of patriarchy

In this brilliant book, the classicist charts misogyny from ancient Greece and Rome to today, and issues a clarion call that it is not women but power that must change<p>At the end of Mary Beard’s <i>SPQR – A History of Ancient Rome</i> of 2015, she describes taking her kids to the Colosseum in Rome, where …

Feminism

A Fifth Avenue Triplex Penthouse Hits the Market for $73.8 Million

The five-bedroom residence overlooks the Hudson River and the Flatiron Building.<p>The Crown, a fittingly named triplex penthouse that serves as the …

Luxury

New York Democrats Vow to Fight FCC Plan to Repeal Net Neutrality

Top New York Democrats said that they would fight against the Federal Communication Commission’s plan to end “net neutrality” after FCC Chairman Ajit …

New York City Politics

5 Politically Salient Television Episodes to Stream With Your Family This Thanksgiving

I’m not gonna sugarcoat it: The holidays this year will most likely be god-awful. This is owing to a confluence of circumstances, including — oh, I …

TV

The only Black Friday deal we care about is from this animal shelter

Black Friday, for the most part, is a load of commercial rubbish.<p>It brings out the worst of human excess, with folk queuing for hours and trampling …

Staten Island

The Best NYC Restaurants for Dinner on Thanksgiving Day

There’s really no upside to cooking Thanksgiving dinner in New York City, especially if you’re the kind of person who, for 364 days of the year, uses …

Restaurants

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

Students seriously hurt in botched science experiment

A science experiment gone awry injured four students at an all girls’ Catholic school in the Bronx on Wednesday, police and fire officials said.<p>The …

Science

Will Oprah Winfrey fill in for Charlie Rose on 'CBS This Morning?' Network is reportedly 'begging' her to join

"CBS This Morning" may find its saving grace in Oprah Winfrey -- if she gives the thumbs up.<p>Producers are clamoring to convince the talk show icon to step in for Charlie Rose, according to Page Six. Rose was fired from the show less than 24 hours after a Washington Post bombshell report exposed …

AOL

Five myths about American Indians

Thanksgiving recalls for many people a meal between European colonists and indigenous Americans that we have invested with all the symbolism we can muster. But the new arrivals who sat down to share venison with some of America’s original inhabitants relied on a raft of misconceptions that began as …

Staten Island

5 Reasons to Stream Danny Bowien’s ‘Mind of a Chef’ Episodes Right Now

Awesome food, amazing scenery, and family vibes aplenty<p>Award-winning culinary profile series <i>Mind of a Chef</i> is back for a sixth season focusing on Mission Chinese Food star Danny Bowien. In a novel programming twist, all of the episodes are living exclusively on Facebook Watch, so fans of the show …

Restaurants

The Birthplace of American Vintage

<i>In celebration of</i> New York <i>Magazine’s 50th anniversary, this weekly series, which will continue through October 2018, tells the stories behind key</i> …

Fashion

New York Today: What Are You Thankful For?

<i>Good morning on this wavering Wednesday.</i><p>Thanksgiving is so close, you may already be able to smell your neighbor’s cooking.<p>Deep inhale. (<i>Ah, that’s nice</i>.)<p>We asked New York Today readers what they’re thankful for this holiday, but let us start by saying this: Thank you.<p>For your enthusiasm and energy …

Guillermo del Toro

A Soul Queen Says Goodbye: Inside Sharon Jones' Final Album

Daptone Records co-founders Gabriel Roth and Neal Sugarman detail bittersweet process of recording late singer's 'Soul of a Woman'<p>One month after …

Music

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)

A Filmmaker Reported Police Brutality in Las Vegas. So the Cops Arrested Him.

Ramsey Denison has worked in Hollywood’s trenches on reality shows and TV documentaries — the kind of work that hones camera skills and storytelling …

Las Vegas

Little Tong’s Spicy Chicken Noodles Generate a Goldilocks-Level of Heat

Is chef Simone Tang’s spicy seasonal special worth the trip?<p><i>Buy, Sell, Hold</i> <i>is a new column from Eater New York’s chief critic Ryan Sutton where he looks at a single dish or item and decides whether you should you buy it, sell it (or just don’t try it at all), or hold (give it some time before</i> …

Restaurants

Four Bronx students hurt in chemistry lab accident

Several high school students in the Bronx are being treated after an accident in a chemistry lab Wednesday morning.<p>The President of St. Catherine …

Chemistry

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

Drone Gives Eerie View of Abandoned NYC Tuberculosis Hospital

Dramatic Drone Footage Provides Eerie Look at Shuttered Staten Island Hospital, Once America's Largest Tuberculosis Sanatorium<p>A New York photographer …

Staten Island

Up!

Come see us in Soho from December 1st through December 7th.<p>This holiday season, as we often do, we compiled a big shopping guide of all our favorite gifts (this time with sortable categories!). But we wanted to take it a step further and bring the guide to life — so we’ve teamed up with Canal …

Christmas

Andy Byford Leaves Toronto for the Lights of Broadway

A look back at the highs and lows of the Byford years, and the challenges ahead for his successor.<p>Illustration by Jeremy Kai.<p>Andy Byford will leave …

Toronto