February 21, 2024

US: Manhattan power is back on hours later as governor calls outage unacceptable

By Faith Karimi and Steve Almasy From CNN New York (CNN)Power was fully restored in New York early Sunday after an outage left parts of the city in darkness for hours, leaving thousands trapped in subway cars and elevators, and people guiding traffic at intersections. The outage started Saturday evening and the lights were back […]

Members of NYPD, FDNY sent to Caribbean to help with Hurricane Maria recovery

From ABC Eyewitness News NEW YORK (WABC) — New York City is lending a helping hand to the victims of Hurricane Maria. Mayor Bill de Blasio is sending 27 members of the NYPD and FDNY to Puerto Rico and the Caribbean region to assist in the recovery efforts. They include medics and disaster relief professionals. […]

NYPD Memo: Avoid immigration status of IDNYC cardholders

By Cathy Burke From Newsmax New York City’s police commissioner is telling officers they should not ask about the immigration status of anyone who uses a municipal ID – a card that’s issued to both legal and illegal residents, The Wall Street Journal reported. In a memo, Commissioner James O’Neill wrote the city’s “IDNYC is […]

The 2014 Mermaid Parade

The 2014 Mermaid Parade: Dante and Chiara de Blasio’s Coney Island Coronation By Bek Andersen And Caroline Bankoff From The Cut This weekend marked the 32nd annual Coney Island Mermaid Parade, Brooklyn’s summer celebration of scales, glitter, blue and green body paint, and all the other ocean-themed stuff participants decide to put on their bodies. […]