Urban dwellers often grapple with the etiquette of winter weather street parking. Those who own cars are responsible for digging out their vehicles, but when does a cleared parking spot become up for grabs?
Public Advocate Bill DeBlasio says the city needs to hold landlords with multiple housing and safety violations accountable for their fines. Especially those who also get millions of dollars from government agencies.
New York is filled with people who have, 'how'd you get that job?' careers. And street fashion bloggers may have one of the most unique gigs in the city.
Designers may present what they think the new trends should be, but that doesn't mean they have the final word. Bloggers have become an alternative to fashion magazines for people in the industry and fans of fashion worldwide.
On a clear, warm September Saturday, the mall at Lincoln Center was buzzing with fashion industry insiders scurrying to get to or from the latest shows and the curious onlookers who showed up to watch them. In simple terms, Lincoln Center was bumpin’.
With preparations going on in lower Manhattan for the 9/11 memorial services and protests of the proposed mosque and cultural center just blocks away, Fashion's Night Out still lured shoppers to their favorite stores in TriBeCa.
Fashion week is upon us and Mercedes Benz is taking all of the glitz, glamour and general fabulousness Uptown to Lincoln Center.
If you owned a Brooklyn basketball team, what wouldja call 'em? According to the Daily News, New Jersey Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov has filed the necessary paperwork to officially change the team's name. The league requires a 25-month notice before a team's name is changed in any way, so the move could just be a way to make sure the team becomes the Brooklyn Nets or New York Nets in time for its move and the 2012/13 season.
The big day is finally here. Former First Daughter Chelsea Clinton is set to wed her long time beau, Marc Mezvinsky, in Rhinebeck, NY this weekend in front of hundreds of A-list guests. Or so the rumors say...
Swimming is a great form of exercise, a refreshing summer activity and an important life skill. Yet African American women seem to be, let's say, less than enthusiastic.
A recent national survey found that African-Americans are less likely to learn how to swim than whites. The reasons for this difference are quite complicated. In his documentary "Good Hair," comedian Chris Rock interviews African-Americans about the lengths they will go to in order to achieve a certain look with their hair. That desire can make getting into deep water a non-starter for some. WNYC's Jenna Flanagan explores the accepted belief that black women don't swim.
Some African-American women believe activities like swimming are out of the question. That’s often because they're concerned that the chemicals in chlorine will further damage already chemically processed hair.
Get ready for another round of hot, sticky, humid weather. A heat advisory is in effect until Saturday night, with temperatures expected to hover in the 90's through the weekend.
A dead 25-foot-long baby humpback whale washed up on the eastern end of Jones Beach this morning. It's the second one since April, when a baby whale became stranded on an East Hampton beach and later died.
George Goreman, from the state Parks Department, says there's no cause for concern. "We ...
New Yorkers who may want to spend a summer afternoon in a state park will have fewer options this year. Officials are closing or reducing hours for 41 state parks and 14 historical sites starting today, two parks in the city will be affected:
Harlem residents will no longer be able ...
The line outside of the NBC studios began at 7 a.m. on Thursday. It stretched halfway down 49th Street. People brought camping gear, snacks, and ...
Mayor Michael Bloomberg wants New York to catch up to the rest of the nation with the census.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg wants New York to catch up to the rest of the nation with the census. So far, he says, only 48 percent of New Yorkers have returned their forms, compared to 62 percent in the rest of the country.Bloomberg says it's important that New Yorkers who ...
After spending 18 months in a federal prison for fraud, Newark's former Mayor Sharpe James has returned to the city he led for 20 years. James was convicted of fraud in 2006.
James returned from Virginia on a bus last night. Rutgers History Professor Clement Price says he's known James professionally ...
Buffalo businessman Carl Paladino announced on Monday that he is running for the Republican Party nomination for governor, saying that it is time to shake up politics in Albany.