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    October 9, 2013
  • Blogs

    September 18, 2013

    Grading Anthony Weiner's Audition As A TV Pundit

    Anthony Weiner went on NY1's Road To City Hall Tuesday night, where the former mayoral candidate sat alongside Mark Green, former public advocate, and Alfonse D'Amato, former senator, for the show's political analysis segment, "WiseGuys." We'll say this: it went a lot better than his appearance on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2013

    Anthony Weiner Gives Television Interview To Foster Mayoral Campaign

    Looks like the prospects of Weiner on the campaign trail are getting a bit more serious. In an interview with NY1 last night, the former Congressman sat down with Inside City Hall host Errol Louis to discuss the news he spurred last week with his New York Times Magazine profile, in which he mention ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2012

    Aspiring Rapper Shot Dead in Midtown

    Yesterday around 2 p.m., Brandon Lincoln Woodard, a 31-year-old black male visiting the city from Los Angeles, was walking on 58th Street between Seventh Avenue and Broadway. He was just a block away from Columbus Circle. What he didn't know was that  a man, seen in a dark, hooded coat and khak ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 12, 2012

    NY1 Freezes Congressional Candidate George Martinez Out of Debate, May Reconsider

    Supporters of George Martinez, a candidate for the Democratic nomination in New York's 7th Congressional District, are pressuring NY1 to reverse its decision not to invite Martinez to the station's political debate, accusing the station of a bias that privileges well-connected fundraisers over grass ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2012

    NYPD Officers Injured In Brooklyn Shootout; Two Arrested in Tulsa; Easter Parade Comes To Fifth Avenue

    Four police officers were injured in Sheepshead Bay early this morning in a shootout with a man who had shut himself after a dispute with moving company employees. The officers -- two of whom were shot in the calf, one who was shot in the thigh and ankle and another whose face was grazed -- were not ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2012

    Madonna's Lesbian Friends (And Gaga) Comment On Her Performance

    Face it. She did fine at the Super Bowl. She led us through a pop-culture carnival involving gladiators, acrobats, cheerleaders, guest stars, lip-synching, a stumble, and a Wicked Witch of the West exit, followed by the rousing message of "Buy My Album," I mean, "World Peace." (And after she fero ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2012

    Giants Fans Confused About Empire State Building Colors

    Last night the Empire State Building was lit up in red and yellow, to the sports ignorant, that fact would seem not that big of a deal. But for Giants fans something in that color scheme was awry: red and gold are the colors of the San Francisco 49ers, the team that the Giants will play for the Nati ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2012

    Cruise Ship Runs Aground In Italy; Imam Sentenced in JFK Terror Plot; Bloomberg Bets Cheesecake On Giants Game

    A cruise ship ran aground off the coast of Italy near the island Giglio Friday night, killing three and leaving 69 missing. The ship "hit an obstacle" that tore a 160 foot gash in the ship, according to a coast guard official. Occurring around dinner time, one woman said she heard a "scraping noise" ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2012

    Questions Surround Fallen Billboard On BQE

    viaA tweet from around 2:30 p.m. today.​A day after a billboard came down on the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway in high winds between Meeker and Metropolitan Avenues, there are lingering questions about the structure.

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2012

    Food Stamp Spending Surges at City Greenmarkets

    More and more food stamps are getting spent at the city's farmers' markets -- and on healthy items such as fresh produce -- according to an exclusive report by NY1.

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2012

    Person of Interest Questioned in Queens Firebomb Attacks; Surveillance Video Released [Updated]

    Surveillance video and a police sketch of the suspect in the Queens firebomb attacks that took place Sunday night have been released, and police are reportedly now questioning a person of interest. The attacks involved Molotov cocktails made from Starbucks bottles; they struck the Imam Al-Khoei Foun ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2011

    285 Madison Elevator Accident Results in Injuries to Three, One Reported Dead [Updated]

    ​We're hearing reports that there's been an accident in an elevator at 285 Madison, the Young and Rubicam building, that's resulted in 1 person dead and 2 injured, according to the New York Times. The FDNY confirms the incident and tells us that the elevator fell at least 2 floors, and that 3 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 22, 2011

    Female Subway Slasher Is Attacking 4 Train Riders

    DCPI​Cops and commuters are looking for a woman who's been attacking people at random on the 4 train in the Bronx. She's described as black or hispanic, between 17 and 25 years old, 5'5", and 165 pounds. The first reported attack happened on September 6 around 4:20 p.m. The attacker slashed a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2011

    Brooklyn Girl Killed by Car Driven by Stabbed Man, Who Then Died

    CBS 2The SUV that caused the accident. ​A 13-year-old girl was killed in Brooklyn last night when a stabbed man ran her over on the street. Kirra Goddard was struck by 44-year-old Sean Lewis' SUV when it overturned on Pacific Street in Ocean Hill; she was pronounced dead on the scene. Lewis crashe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2011

    Rudy Giuliani: Don't Rush to Judge Rupert Murdoch; Cops Seek Upper East Side Groper; Pet Store Praised for Ban on Drunk Buying

    ​• Rudy Giuliani, longtime friend of Rupert Murdoch, says we shouldn't so easily judge Murdoch with regard to that little hacking scandal but should instead, "Give people the presumption of innocence," and not jump to conclusions. (Full disclosure: a law and lobbying firm in which Giuliani i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2011

    You Can Still Smoke in Some NYC Parks

    ​The New York City smoking ban went into effect this week, and we noted the lax enforcement language, in which the city admits, "We expect the new law will be enforced by New Yorkers themselves, who will ask people to follow the law and stop smoking." But in Battery Park, it's going to be extr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2011

    East River Monster Is a Seven-Foot Sturgeon

    ​It's that time of the year, when something gross washes up in the polluted waters of New York City and no one really knows what to call it, so we collectively dub it a "monster." This time, it's actually an Atlantic sturgeon, measuring "six- to seven-feet long and about two feet wide," as rep ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 28, 2011

    Fake Real Estate Agent on the Loose in New York City

    DCPI​As if finding a decent apartment that you can actually afford in New York City isn't hard enough, there are more than anyone's fair share of shoddy brokers to contend with -- the ones who seem to do little more than open a door for you and give you grief about your expectations, yet requi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2011

    Central Park Gets 9 Inches of Snow; There's Snow on the Ground in 49 of 50 States

    via @DevonGrandy/Twitpic​The snow count is in. We got 9.1 inches last night (according to numbers in Central Park, via NY1). That does not a blizzard make, but it's pretty, for the moment! No major public transport delays, though the MTA has issued a Winter Weather Service Advisory. In related ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2011

    Mike Bloomberg Rallies for Tighter Gun Control

    ​Following the shooting in Tucson on Saturday, Mayor Mike Bloomberg, along with Police Commissioner Ray Kelly and Long Island Rep. Pete King (R-N.Y.), announced their support for strengthening national gun control laws at a City Hall press conference on Tuesday.

  • Blogs

    November 15, 2010

    Texting While Subway Driving Latest, Most Tech-Savvy Transit-Related Fright

    ​Texting while driving isn't quite the insane meanace in New York City it is in, say, Los Angeles, where driving is the primary means of commuting. In the five boroughs, however, you're more likely to worry about your cab driving texting. But your subway conductor?

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2010

    Tattoo Artist to the Stars Busted on 100 Weapons Possession Charges

    ​A well-known East Village tattoo artist, who once operated the first legal public tattoo parlor in New York, was arraigned yesterday on more than 100 counts of weapons charges, NY1 reports. 57-year-old Jonathan Shaw -- who's famously inked celebs like Johnny Depp, Marilyn Manson, Naomi Campbe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2010

    Byblos Restaurant, Frontier Coffee Shop Leveled by Five-Alarm Fire

    ​Byblos restaurant and the Frontier Coffee Shop were gutted by a five-alarm fire that started at 12:30 a.m., NY1 reports.

  • Blogs

    August 30, 2010

    State Comptroller Will Audit MTA for Fradulent Overtime Payments

    via the Daily News​The MTA is a bit of a mess lately with upcoming fare hikes, the Second Avenue subway hell-hole, people falling onto the tracks all the time, and, possibly, employees giving themselves overtime for no better reason than "It's Monday!" Now the transit company is really under a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2010

    Weekend Links: "Bedbug Stigma," Julian Assange Accused/Un-Accused of Rape

    ​The New York Times has a story about how bedbugs basically make people into pariahs. If you're afflicted, you may get treated like Brooklyn waitress Hilary Davis, whose "friends and even her boyfriend refused to take her in" while her apartment was being treated. [NYT]

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2010

    Newt Gingrich Joins Rick Lazio in Anti-Mosque Crusade

    ​Newt Gingrich weighed in on the Ground Zero mosque debate on NY1 last night and the ex-congressman-turned-Republican philosopher who still thinks of himself as presidential timber gave us a nice taste of his current world view: "This is a political act designed to establish a 13-story buildin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2010

    Democratic Attorney General Wannabe's Duck Debate on Great Fender Bender Scandal

    ​The five Democrats who want to be the state's next attorney general debated for the first time last night at Medgar Evers College in Brooklyn. Reports are that it was a sedate affair with no good mud-slinging worth relating. To NY1's great dismay, no one raised the biggest campaign issue so f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2010

    Morning Links: Obama Finishes Gulf Tour; California Man Seeks Bin Laden; Albany Avoids Shutdown

    ​• President Obama will wrap up his stay in the Gulf today after visiting Florida. Tonight he will address the nation from the Oval Office to reassure us that the Gulf "will return to normal" and that BP will pay. Tomorrow, he'll meet with BP. [ABC News]

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2010

    MTA Fares Up, MTA Service Down, MTA Salaries...Up?

    ​Over the last year or two, we've seen the price of a single ride Metrocard go from $2 to $2.25, and the service on all the places we use that Metrocard to get us go down and thin out. So how're we supposed to react when we hear that MTA salaries are up, and that LIRR conductors are making $10 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2010

    Joe Biden Visits Brooklyn Bridge, Compares New York to San Francisco

    Via NY1. Click to enlarge.​Joe Biden dropped by the Brooklyn Bridge today to tell Manhattanites -- yes, they did it from the Manhattan side --what a big (fucking) deal it is that the federal government shelled out $30M from the Economic Recovery Act to help repair the Brooklyn Bridge, a projec ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 10, 2010

    Teen Suspects in Staten Island Beating Found Using Stop-and-Frisk Database

    NY1​A database created in 2001 to document racial patterns in the NYPD's stop-and-frisks was used this week to find four teenagers who allegedly robbed and beat a Mexican immigrant in what the victim is calling a racial attack on Staten Island Monday.

  • Columns

    March 30, 2010

    Green Day Was Influenced By Ethel Merman!

    Cruising for surreal NYC Housewives. Plus, high and low fashion, plus some new and old-fashioned on Broadway.

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2009

    Barrett: Al Sharpton Gets an Apology

    I owe Al Sharpton an apology. He was in rare form Monday night on NY1, ranting as if he had turned the clock back to his old sweat-suit days (NY1 actually ran classic footage of him in his favorite, all-black outfit). He took several runs at me during this extended interview and did manage to get on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2009

    Week in Review: A Punishing Turkish Prison Sentence of the Peter Green-Era Blues Explosion "Oh Well"

    In the week all your friends went to South by Southwest, New York got a bit rowdy. The old scumbags of Mötley Crüe nearly burned down Madison Square Garden, while Fleetwood Mac brought both punishing Turkish prison sentences and "Silver Springs" to the same arena only a few days later. The Pogues ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2009

    Update: Van-Dragged Man ID'd

    NY1 reports that the man who was fatally dragged by a minivan from Corona to Coney yesterday has been identified as Guido Salvador Carabajo-Jara. He was struck by a different vehicle at 108th Street and 51st Avenue yesterday morning, and as the driver was reporting the accident the minivan driver, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2009

    Bad Polls Keep Paterson Home, But Don't Faze the Mayor

    Governor Paterson and Mayor Bloomberg reacted to bad poll numbers in different ways. The Governor, shown in a Siena poll to be running about even with Andrew Cuomo in the gubernatorial affections of the people, has canceled his trip to the World Economic Forum in Switzerland, presumably feeling that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2008

    Trump Weighs In on "Bottom-Heavy" WTC, Election, Etc.

    Donald Trump reinserts himself into public affairs in an interview with NY1. He supported McCain for President but would have preferred Romney to Palin on the ticket because Romney "knows how to make money." He said the Obama campaign "roughed up" Hillary Clinton, "perhaps brilliantly." He likes Pat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2008

    Good Morning: September 19, 2008

    New York Sun: Jerry Nadler pushes Congress to ensure tenants' right to have mezuzahs, crucifixes, and presumably pentagrams on their doors and doorways. New York Daily News: Prison guards accused Bronx-born inmate Angel Martinez of attacking their fists with his face and rubs; Martinez studied law ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2008

    NYC RFD: Mets, Yankees Warn Souvenir Hunters; Also, Death, Lindsay Lohan

    The folks at Shea and Yankee Stadiums want you to enjoy your final season in these hallowed ballfields, but if you try to filch a memento you will be led away in cuffs. That's the message of an obviously planted New York Daily News story, which states that "already this year, fans have been found st ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2008

    NYC RFD: NYPD Bowls, Kids Fail, Gay-Bash in S.I., Rapist At Large

    The NYPD is reaching out to kids of South Asian, Guyanese, and Caribbean descent with a cricket league, reports the New York Sun. They've had so many applicants they've had to turn kids away. Normally the slow-paced British pastime makes baseball look like cage fighting, but the cops' young charges ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2008

    Budget Follow-Up: Lawmakers Give Paterson 2/3 of His Cuts

    The extraordinary Tuesday meeting between Governor Paterson and state legislators reported here early has resulted in approximately $400 million in budget cuts, reports NY1 -- roughly $200 million short of the figure upon Paterson earlier insisted. NY1 said much of the cutting was done on the "sta ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2008

    Falling Trees in Queens Claim First Victim

    A 38-year-old woman was hit by a falling "tree branch or limb" in Ridgewood, Queens, and is in critical condition at Wycoff Hospital, WNBC reports. 1010 WINS elaborates: "The woman was reportedly walking down the sidewalk Sunday around 3:30 p.m. when the branch, about 14-feet long and 10-inches wid ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2007

    Indictments for Three 50-Shot Cops

    (Friends and family of Sean Bell have kept a vigil outside the police precint. Slideshow by Edgar Mata) The Queens grand jury in the police shooting of the unarmed Sean Bell is set to indict three of the five cops involved, reports NY1. The station cites attorneys for the three officers. Sean Bel ... More >>

  • News

    August 15, 2006

    Bloomy's 'All Stars'

    City arranges new multimillion-dollar financing for Fulani's crew

  • News

    August 16, 2005

    Statistics Still Do Lie

    Ferrer and Undecided lead muddled Democratic primary pack

  • NYC Life

    July 2, 2002
  • News

    March 12, 2002

    The Wrong Man Gets a Second Chance

    A Decision Protecting All Defendants

  • NYC Life

    September 25, 2001
  • News

    June 2, 1998

    The Battle for Harlem

    Sharpton Camp Assails Butts as Upstate Republicans Maneuver To Exploit Black Power Struggle

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