New York State

Eau de mildew, anyone? Meet Killian Wells, the punk perfumer

Killian Wells was 16 when he decided he wanted to make perfume for a living. While his friends couldn’t care less what they smelled like, the teenage Wells was developing an obsession with fragrance; spending his spare time browsing the fragrance floor of his local department store in upstate New …

Beauty

What to know about the golden age of ‘buttlegging’

<b>Dear John: Back in the 1970s, I drove a yellow taxicab in NYC, and WCBS-88 was the station I generally listened to.</b><p><b>At the time, the late Jerry</b> …

Crime

Restaurant-Style Salsa-Easy Tomato Jalapeño Salsa

<b>This semi-homemade, Restaurant-Style Salsa(Easy Tomato Jalapeño Salsa) was inspired by a trip to San Antonio, Texas. Many times the restaurants(not</b> …

Recipes

Follow the Farm Trail Logo

Enjoy Farms & Wineries and All That Marlborough Has to Offer.<p><b>Learn more about our agricultural members — explore the map below.</b><br>The Meet Me in …

Wineries

Infosys to pay $1 million to settle visa violation case in New York

Infosys' $1 million settlement comes after a whistleblower claimed Infosys brought foreign IT workers to New York on a visitors visa and did not pay …

Infosys

New York state contributions to the MTA are already high

Amid multitudinous delays of subway and Long Island Rail Road trains, Gov. Andrew Cuomo is under pressure to increase state funding for the …

Long Island Rail Road

Beau's Releases Backyard BBQ Brews For Summer | Brew Studs

One new, one returning summer hit.<p>With a shared release date of Thursday, June 22 in Ontario — and wider release in other Canadian provinces and New …

New York political and health care leaders denounce Senate Republican health care bill

Almost as soon as Senate Republicans released their plan to replace the Affordable Care Act Thursday, New York's leaders in politics and health care …

Health Care

Inside Magazzino, Upstate New York’s Next Great Art Escape

We got an exclusive look inside gallery and day-tripper catnip Magazzino in Cold Spring, NY before it opens to the public.<p>You’ve heard of the Slow Food movement: farm-to-table, market-to-hipster, ramp-to-salad bowl and the like. But have you heard of the Slow Art movement? It’s a philosophy that …

Hudson Valley

Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 6/22 - MATILDA, OKLAHOMA, and More!

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, …

Moby Dick

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo Just Signed an Anti-Child Marriage Law

Ready for this insane statistic? According to Pew Research Center, child marriage is allowed in 36 states, where there is no restriction on how young a child can marry with the permission of a judge. However, thanks to a new bill in the state of New York, that law will change.<p>On Tuesday, New York …

Rights & Freedoms

New York State's Attorney General Sues Women's Clinic Protestors

• The New York state Attorney General will sue anti-choice protestors who have harassed women outside of a Queens, New York, clinic for five years.<br>• The lawsuit describes the harassment that women face when they try to access a legal medical procedure.<p>New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman …

Rights & Freedoms

Albany Caps Off Year From Hell By Picking On NYC Schoolkids

In the waning hours of the 2017 legislative session, Albany, as it often does, bent to the will of Governor Andrew Cuomo. If there’s one ironclad …

New York City

Lawsuit tests limits of New York state's 'shield law'

A civil case pending in a New York state appeals court is testing the limits of state legislation that protects journalists from revealing anonymous …

Law

The Golden Arches of Nostalgia

Last week, my husband and I rented a car and drove up to the Catskills for a weekend with nature. On our drive we did what everyone must do while …

New Delhi

Abortion in America: Protesters Face Harassment Suit in New York After Hurling Death Threats and Harming Women

While escorts arrive at dawn to shield the patients from the protesters, women are regularly shaken and scared once they get inside the clinic, …

Rights & Freedoms

N.Y. Senate approves medical marijuana as PTSD treatment

ALBANY — The GOP-controlled state Senate on Tuesday easily approved legislation that allows medical marijuana to be used to treat post-traumatic …

Cannabis

NY state poised to adopt "buy American" policy on steel

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York may soon require state construction projects to use American steel.<p>Gov. Andrew Cuomo and legislative leaders announced a deal Tuesday that would require agencies to buy American-made iron and steel for projects like bridges, subways and new state buildings.<p>The …

Andrew Cuomo

@lrnce

If you’re as obsessed with fashion and home inspo as I am, you’re going to love following @lrnce. Laurence Leenaert, originally from Belgium and who …

Long, Long Time

New York’s Outdated Abortion Law Will Probably Remain in Place

In 1970, New York became the nation’s leader on abortion rights, with state legislators narrowly voting to remove a ban on abortion. What they …

Rights & Freedoms

NYS Governor Orders Election System Risk Assessment

sponsored by<p>Also, Sen. Mark Warner Seeks State Election Hacking Details From DHS Eric Chabrow (GovInfoSecurity) • June 20, 2017<p>Concerns over Russian …

Government

Renovated 1840s home in upstate New York asks $1.8M

The home was moved to and reassembled on this site<p><i>Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the</i> <i>tipline</i> <i>and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got.</i><p><b>Location:</b> Kerhonkson, New York<p><b>Price:</b> $1,800,000<p>This 1840s Federal-style …

Houses

The KKK Is Dropping 'Kool Kids' Klub' Flyers in Upstate New York

The KKK has been dropping promotional flyers around Northville, New York, complete with a free scoop of kitty litter, according the Fulton County Sheriff's office.<p>The sheriff's office posted photos of the baggies of litter and promotional materials on Facebook Saturday. The flyers—which are folded …

Robert E. Lee

In Praise of Critical Thinking

I am riding in the <i>Vogue</i> van during Fashion Week, chatting with my colleagues, who I regard as highly intelligent professionals, when the conversation turns to ghosts. It seems that my fellow travelers, all graduates of fancy universities, have stories to share about haunted residences they have …

Critical Thinking

More Dark Corners Of SolarCity's Buffalo Deal, And Some Tesla Topics, Too

We return to the banks of the Buffalo River to shine a light into some dark corners of the Riverbend Agreement.<p>With the failure of Silevo's Triex …

Autos

State lawmakers weigh bill to raise tobacco age to 21

New York State lawmakers want to stomp out teenage cigarette addiction by raising the legal smoking age to 21 — the same as buying booze.<p>A bill to …

Cannabis

Did Trump Receive Big Tax Refunds After 2005?

The pressure is growing to force President Trump to turn over his tax returns. The other day, for example, 200 Congressmen filed a suit in federal …

Liberal POV

Will New York State Lawmakers Extend Mayoral Control of Schools?

« New York Board Member Who Wished Obama Dead Sues District, Colleagues | Main<p>With the New York state legislative session set to end on Wednesday, …

Education

Fake Breast Cancer Charity Must Shut Down, Pay $350K To Real Charities

A purported charity called The Breast Cancer Survivors Foundation existed for six years, raising money through direct mailers and soliciting donors …

Cancer

Donald Trump employs son's wedding planner to run New York housing programme

Donald Trump has put his son's wedding planner in charge of running a multi-billion dollar housing programme - despite her apparent lack of …

Donald Trump