Scott Stringer released a report on Thursday showing pedestrian injuries caused by city vehicles have cost New York City taxpayers almost $90 million dollars in settlements since 2007. That's a lot of money! So, who is to blame? You will probably be unsurprised to learn the answer is the NYPD.
In the years following the Cuban Revolution, New York City welcomed large numbers of Cuban-Chinese immigrants, and during the 1960s and '70s, restaurants serving these new residents' food abounded. This isn't fusion cooking like Peruvian chifa; rather, it's a mash-up of both Latin American and Chine ... More >>
With tens of thousands of brick-and-mortar restaurants and even more kiosks, delis, and roadside stands where you can grab a bite to eat, there's no place in the world like New York City when it comes to food and drink--you could spend your entire life eating and drinking here without conquering all ... More >>
Looks like this summer's spree of hate-related beatings and killings was just the appetizer. Steven Torres, 22, was arrested yesterday in Elmhurst for fatally stabbing a man he thought was hitting on him. Ever Orozco, 69, was stabbed seven times in the neck and chest because Torres thought he was bl ... More >>
Irish drum & bass jock Darragh Guilfoyle, known professionally as DJ Dara, emigrated to the New York in 1994, right as the first American rave scene was lifting off. He quickly befriended fellow ex-pat DJ DB (from London); two years later, the pair would open Breakbeat Science, America's first (and ... More >>
Apparently somebody couldn't find a sitter...A Queens man was arrested early Tuesday morning after he allegedly went on a crystal meth-fueled burglary spree. Like any good parent, he brought his 3-year-old daughter along for what essentially boils down to an (alleged) criminal's version of "bring yo ... More >>
According to data released to us by OkCupid, some New York City neighborhoods are more likely to make connections on the dating site than others. This may seem intuitive in some ways, but it's better to know these things for sure, right? After all, just like that map that tells us where the single m ... More >>
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As the state assemblyman representing the 39th District in Queens, José Peralta is a busy guy, and like most politicians, he wants people to know it, having his office that sends out press releases to attest to his industry.Yesterday, for instance, Peralta's office announced that the Dominican-Amer ... More >>
Making do with what was available in South America
Delays at New York's area airports not only hurt the city's standing in the global marketplace but also pollute nearby communities, according to a report by Comptroller Bill Thompson. In a new report, “Grounded: The Impact of Mounting Flight Delays on New York City’s Economy & Environment" T ... More >>
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