Staten Island

Israeli occupation vs. U.S. values

Silver Spring, Md.: In his Op-Ed “Democratic Party leaders must take on Bernie Sanders on Israel” (Nov. 14), Jack Rosen

New York City

Netslips: 15 Huge Mistakes You Never Noticed In Marvel’s Netflix Shows

Who knows how long it will last given Disney’s plans to build its own streaming service, but for now the reign of Marvel shows on Netflix continues. …


Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade brings new balloons, holiday cheer

Millions of people began their Thanksgiving marveling at balloons and floats at the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Thursday morning.


Wu-Tang Clan sues Brooklyn dog-walking service called Woof-Tang Clan

Woof-Tang Clan ain't nothing to ruff with.<p>The leader of rap icons the Wu-Tang Clan has sued a Brooklyn dog-walking firm after the pooch patrol …

Rap & Hip-Hop

A Brave Conference!

The Brave Conference of The Marketing Society was one of the best events I have attended in a very long time. My fellow attendees agreed. It was …

New York City

Winter Wonderland Comes To Life On Staten Island

<b>NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)</b> – The end of Thanksgiving means the beginning of a spectacular event in one Staten Island neighborhood.<p>With the flip of a …

New York City

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

Drone Gives Eerie View of Abandoned NYC Tuberculosis Hospital

A New York photographer captured this incredible aerial footage of the overgrown, long-shuttered Seaview Hospital and New York City Farm Colony on …

New York City

Sights You Should See From the Water in NYC

There’s nothing more impressive than standing in the busy streets of New York City, gazing up at the buildings as people move around you.<p>Except, of …

New York City

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 …


Anne Diebel · Anna Papa Mama Liddy: Jennifer Egan’s Manhattan Beach

The idea that <i>Manhattan Beach</i> is a radical departure for Egan – or, rather, a departure that is radical in being conservative – depends on not looking …


Where to Find the Best Alternative Thanksgiving Feasts in All Five Boroughs

As holidays go, Thanksgiving has more baggage than your vainest, richest relative takes on vacation. But good food and good fellowship are the only …

New York City

S.I. man denied bail after OD’d on drug that killed pregnant gal

A Staten Island man’s overdose nearly cost him his life, and now it’ll cost him his freedom before he’s sentenced on drug-dealing charges.


Uber offering free rides to some NYers on Thanksgiving Eve

Uber is offering free rides to some people who might spend the night out this Thanksgiving Eve.<p>In a partnership with the Staten Island borough …


The Most Compelling Rescue Stories That Will Move You to Tears

Everyone has these two important things a pet needs...they just have to apply them.

New York City

America's newest pilgrims share stories, Thanksgiving plans

They've been through it all, despite their turbulent trips.

New York City

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 …


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 …


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 …

New York City

Manhattan’s Luxury Sale Prices at Their Lowest Since 2014

High inventory and low demand is to blame, according to report<p>A wealth of inventory and a lack of demand has contributed to a 2% price drop in …

Real Estate

Cooper, Francis lead Wagner to 107-64 win over Staten Island

JoJo Cooper scored 20 points, Blake Francis added 19 and Nigel Jackson had a double-double on Tuesday night to help Wagner beat Division III Staten …


The Turkeys Not on Your Plate: They’re Out Back, Climbing the Roof

For most Americans, turkeys come in plastic, from supermarkets. Their feathers are gone. Their gobble has been silenced. They are certainly not scaring the bejesus out of your dog, or attacking your car because they have seen a reflection of themselves in the grillwork and wrongly perceived an …

News (U.S.)

'I'm very humbled' -- 122nd Precinct cop with record of Narcan saves promoted to detective

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- A prominent Staten Island police officer with a stellar record of overdose saves was promoted to detective Tuesday.<p>Det. Louise …

New York City

US government must demilitarize police officers: Journalist

The US government must take measures to demilitarize police departments across the country, an African American journalist in Detroit says.


Toyota Tells Kentucky Camry Plant To Cut Costs Or Lose Production To Japan

Good morning! Welcome to The Morning Shift, your roundup of the auto news you crave, all in one place every weekday morning. Here are the important …

Electric Vehicles

For 2021 New York City Mayor's Race, 'Silent Primary' Has Already Started

Traveling the boroughs. Fighting the mayor. Courting those close to the governor.<p>New York City officials are positioning themselves for 2021, when Mayor Bill de Blasio is term-limited out.<p>Campaigns won’t begin for years, but the race will affect city politics long before that, said current and …

News (U.S.)

Where to #OptOutside for Black Friday

We’ve said it before, now we are saying it again. The best place to spend your Thanksgiving vacation is in the great outdoors.<p>With abundant Cyber …

New York City

Build It Back career helps homeless man turn life around

TimesLedger Newspapers<p>Share on TwitterTweet<p>Share on Facebook<p>Subscribe<p>Get our stories in your inbox, free.<p>Like TimesLedger on Facebook.<p>After the 2012 …

Hurricane Sandy

NY launches campaign to warn of dangers of fentanyl

New York state is launching a new effort to inform the public about the dangers of fentanyl.<p>The new public awareness campaign will feature ads …


The Culture Caught Up With Spike Lee — Now What?

Before he had even made his first movie, Spike Lee used to fantasize about three things: season tickets at the Garden, a brownstone in Fort Greene like the one that he was raised in and a house in the historically black Oak Bluffs section of Martha’s Vineyard. In 1986, after writing, producing, …

Long-form Journalism