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Posts published in December 2017

The Wall of Love Outside a Jail

The Wall of Love Outside a Jail Families have turned the side of a warehouse facing a federal jail in Brooklyn into a message board for their imprisoned relatives.

Farewell 2017…

Farewell 2017… [Click to go big]Photo late this afternoon in Tompkins Square Park via Allen Semanco…

The Woman Having an Affair During Happy Hour

The Woman Having an Affair During Happy Hour New York’s Sex Diaries series asks anonymous city dwellers to record a week in their sex lives — with comic, tragic, often sexy, and always revealing results. This week, a woman lying…

Overwhelmed by Donations for Survivors of Fatal Bronx Fire

Overwhelmed by Donations for Survivors of Fatal Bronx Fire The outpouring of support after the deadliest fire in New York was ‘a sign that the victims are not alone,’ a neighborhood priest said on Sunday.

New York family among victims in deadly Costa Rica plane crash

New York family among victims in deadly Costa Rica plane crash A family of five from Scarsdale perished on Sunday when their small plane crashed in Costa Rica — leaving at least 10 American tourists and two pilots dead, according…

De Blasio sworn in for second term as mayor of NYC

De Blasio sworn in for second term as mayor of NYC Mayor de Blasio was officially sworn in for his second term during a pre-inaugural reception at Gracie Mansion on Sunday. The relatively small affair, which came a day before…

NYPD dogs feel the bite of near-record NYE temps

NYPD dogs feel the bite of near-record NYE temps Not everyone froze their tail off in Times Square by choice. The NYPD brought a contingent of police dogs to the Crossroads of the World as part of its massive New…

NY budget chief rips feds over Hudson rail project

NY budget chief rips feds over Hudson rail project Gov. Cuomo’s budget chief pushed back Sunday against the federal government’s claim that there is no deal in place to fund a $13 billion rail tunnel under the Hudson River. State…

Cardinal Dolan thanks firefighters who saved lives in Bronx blaze

Cardinal Dolan thanks firefighters who saved lives in Bronx blaze Timothy Cardinal Dolan Sunday lauded the heroism of the Bronx firefighters who responded to the fatal apartment fire sparked by a 3-year-old tinkering with a stove — joking it was…

Residents displaced by Bronx blaze collect donations

Residents displaced by Bronx blaze collect donations Families displaced by the deadly fire that ripped through a Bronx building, killing 12, trickled into nearby churches Sunday to begin attempting to rebuild their lives with donated goods. “She lost everything,” said…

Cookie-eating squirrel goes nuts on cops

Cookie-eating squirrel goes nuts on cops This is nuts! Hilarious police bodycam footage shows a cookie-munching squirrel lunging at upstate New York cops who were called in to capture him in a resident’s kitchen last week. The video, posted to…

Car crash in Staten Island leaves two teens injured

Car crash in Staten Island leaves two teens injured Two teens are in the hospital – one with critical injuries – after a car they were in exited the Staten Island Expressway around midnight Sunday at high speed, spun out of…

Families return to Bronx blaze building, many turned away

Families return to Bronx blaze building, many turned away Dozens of people displaced by the city’s deadliest blaze in recent history returned to their burnt-out Bronx building Sunday morning in the hopes of finding some belongings they could salvage. Fernando…