The hopefuls for mayor Wednesday offered their ideas about how to move New Yorkers around the city faster, while focusing their ire on the Bloomberg administration's style instead of its transportation policies.
There were few disagreements among the Democratic candidates -- City Council Speaker Christine Quinn and Public Advocate Bill de Blasio were absent -- at the transit forum, sponsored...Read more »
A SoHo community group wants to get rid of the Citi Bike station in their neighborhood.
The SoHo Alliance filed a lawsuit Wednesday seeking an injunction that would remove the bike station at Petrosino Square near Lafayette and Kenmare streets.
The group says it has asked the Department of Transportation to search for a new location so that the appearance of the square, which is used...Read more »
Three people were hospitalized and one other was injured after an allegedly drunken driver careened across a crowded sidewalk on Second Avenue Wednesday, officials said.
Shaun Martin, 32, of Bayside, was arrested and charged with a DWI, DWAI, criminal possession of a controlled substance and refusal to take a breath test after the crash around 6:30 a.m., when he blew down Second Avenue in...Read more »
It’s a great step, but the march to equality is yet long.
That was the response of women veterans yesterday to newly released details from the Department of Defense as to how women will be integrated into combat positions previously closed to them in the ultimate old boys’ club.
Under plans submitted to the DOD by different branches of service, the pipeline should open to women to serve...Read more »
The city updated its hurricane plan Tuesday that includes a bigger evacuation map and a new way to warn New Yorkers.
The Office of Emergency Management ditched its letter zone system with a number system that includes an additional 600,000 residents than the previous map in new locations such as southern Queens and Brooklyn.
The map is available for download at the nyc.gov and there...Read more »
Lil Wayne insists that he didn’t really mean to stomp all over the American flag during a video shoot, despite evidence to the contrary.
While filming a music video for the song “God Bless Amerika,” the 30-year-old raps in front of an American flag that drops to the ground, at which point he walks all over Old Glory for the better part of a minute.
But the New Orleans-based rapper swears...Read more »
Stars came out in droves on Monday night to celebrate the 10th anniversary of rap mogul Jay-Z's 40/40 Club.
Jay's gorgeous wife Beyoncé, funnyman Chris Rock and songstress Kylie Minogue were all on hand, as were a slew of New York athletes, including Carmelo Anthony, Amar'e Stoudemire and Victor Cruz. Partygoers also spotted Jay-Z sipping Armand de Brignac champagne with Yankees slugger Robinson...Read more »
Teen pop star Justin Bieber struck a photographer with his Ferrari sports car while driving away from a comedy club in Los Angeles on Monday night, but the accident was not considered a hit-and-run, police said.
Video taken outside the Laugh Factory comedy club showed Bieber behind the wheel of his white Ferrari, surrounded by photographers as he was pulling away.
Celebrity website TMZ...Read more »
Charlie Sheen has put Selma Blair square in his crosshairs, claiming he fired his "Anger Management" co-star after she bad-mouthed him to the show's head honchos.
Sheen, 47, went on a rampage after learning of Blair's alleged powwow with the show's executives, during which she complained that Sheen is always late and has a "shoddy work ethic," according to TMZ.com.
Sheen was furious...Read more »
In honor of Wednesday’s O Music Awards — which celebrate “the best in digital music” — rocker Andrew W.K. resolved to drum for 24 hours straight in the Times Square Oakley store.
W.K, a New York resident, is counting on drawing strength from the Times Square setting, which he called “one of the main apexes of energy in the entire world,” and the adrenaline of playing with guest drummers that...Read more »