Mets owner Steve Cohen gets community input on the New York casino

Mets owner Steve Cohen gets community input on the New York casino

Mets owner Steve Cohen invited Queens residents to Citi Field on Saturday to ask for their thoughts on the neighborhood’s future — with a view to bidding for one of three New York City casino licenses. For three hours, Cohen held court and joined about 450 baseball fans, neighbors and community activists to talk about … Read more

How Edmund White’s ‘A Boy’s Own Story’ Went From Gay Classic to Graphic Novel

How Edmund White’s ‘A Boy’s Own Story’ Went From Gay Classic to Graphic Novel

Of course, Edmund White was writing when this reporter arrived at his Manhattan apartment. The novel-in-progress is called Losing It: A Ghost Story, inspired by a nephew who White had once cared for, and who, at 50, committed suicide. White had been writing poems too, he said, while proffering the bound proof of another novel, … Read more

NYC’s best baby names of 2022 revealed – some notable trends made the list

NYC’s best baby names of 2022 revealed – some notable trends made the list

The New York City Health Department has released data revealing the most popular baby names in the five boroughs for 2022 — and Big Apple parents are keeping it classic amid uncertainty and turmoil. With the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and a serious spike in crime, new moms and dads found solace in conservative and traditional … Read more

The Year in Art | The New Yorkers

The Year in Art |  The New Yorkers

My thoughts on the best developments in art this year are overshadowed by my sorrow for the worst: the death, in October, of Peter Schjeldahl, The New Yorkers old art critic. Peter’s superb prose was based on his early days as a poet, and his language was as edifying as it was enjoyable. (Rereading his … Read more

The icy cold and wind of winter has knocked out power for more than a million customers

The icy cold and wind of winter has knocked out power for more than a million customers

CNN — A massive winter storm hit the US on Friday with frigid temperatures, high winds and heavy snow, killing at least nine people, knocking out power to more than a million customers and destroying vacation plans from coast to coast. The storm — which is expected to intensify throughout Friday as it races through … Read more

Pols from New York is calling for limits on blockbusting film shooting

Pols from New York is calling for limits on blockbusting film shooting

Snow! City lawmakers are planning to introduce legislation that will place limits on how often film and television crews can film in certain parts of the Big Apple, The Post has learned. The proposed rules come amid growing complaints from New Yorkers that on-location shooting disrupts their neighborhoods. Legislation introduced Wednesday by Councilman Lincoln Restler … Read more

Harry and Meghan accept the award in New York ahead of the release of the Netflix series

Harry and Meghan accept the award in New York ahead of the release of the Netflix series

CNN — The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have said “we know that a glimmer of hope can turn into a wave of change” after being honored in New York for their work on racial justice and mental health. Prince Harry and Meghan were in the Big Apple on Tuesday evening to receive the 2022 … Read more

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle receive the 2022 Ripple of Hope Award

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle receive the 2022 Ripple of Hope Award

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle spoke of tearing down “the mightiest walls of oppression and resistance” as they were honored at the 2022 Ripple of Hope Awards on Tuesday night. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex joined Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, Bill Russell, Michael Polsky, Brian Moynihan and Frank Baker as “exemplary leaders in government, … Read more