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The NYC Mayoral Primary Polls Have Closed, And The Waiting Game Has Begun.
New York City

NEW YORK (AP) — The votes are in, and the polls have closed, but the top contenders in New York City's mayoral primary, the first citywide election to use ranked choice voting, may face a long and…

A Divided Progressive Field Clears The Way For A Wall Street Ally For Manhattan DA
Elections

Progressives are worried that a crowded Democratic primary field for Manhattan district attorney will increase the chances of a self-funded Wall Street ally winning the race on Tuesday. Tali Farhad…

In A Surprise Appearance, Dave Chappelle Performs "Creep" With The Foo Fighters.
Coronavirus

On Sunday night in New York City, comedy legend Dave Chappelle joined the Foo Fighters on stage, leading the band in a cover of Radiohead's "Creep." In what was the first full-capacity show at Madi…

What Is Ranked-Choice Voting And How Does It Work?
Elections

The United States has traditionally used a plurality voting system, in which voters are asked to choose only one candidate, and the person with the most votes wins even if they do not receive a majo…

Maya Wiley Gets Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Support For New York City Mayor
New York City

Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) has endorsed civil rights lawyer Maya Wiley for mayor of New York City. At a City Hall event on Saturday, Ocasio-Cortez endorsed the progressive mayor…

In New York Chinatown, A Man Punches An Asian Woman Without Provocation.
U.S. News

A New York state lawmaker shared video footage of an Asian woman being punched in the face and knocked to the sidewalk while walking past a restaurant in Manhattan's Chinatown. The video was sent t…

How New York City Politics Was Upended By A Historic Rise In Crime
Politics

A group of young men involved in a dispute with members of a rival gang shot up a cookout in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, last July, injuring three young men and killing a 1-year-old boy, Davell Ga…

Mary J. Blige Has Been Inducted Into The Apollo Theater Walk Of Fame.
Music

Mary J. Blige has been inducted into the Apollo Legends Hall of Fame. On Friday in New York City, the nine-time Grammy-winning singer and music icon was inducted into the historic theater's Walk of…

The Rising Left In New York City Is Losing The Mayoral Election
Democratic Party

For several years, New York City has been the beating heart of the American left, demonstrating what was possible when progressive reformers, democratic socialists, and Black Lives Matter activists…

After The Cancellation Of COVID-19, The Tony Awards Will Be Held This Fall.
New York City

NEW YORK (AP) — The Tony Awards, which have been delayed for several years, have been given a fall air date and a four-hour streaming canvas to commemorate the pandemic-shortened Broadway season th…

2 NYC Mayoral Candidates Stumble During Quiz About Housing Prices In The City
New York City

Shaun Donovan and Ray McGuire, two competitors in the race for New York City mayor, drastically belittled the middle cost of homes in Brooklyn during interviews with The New York Times article load…

4-Year-Old Girl Among 3 Hit By Stray Bullets In NYC's Times Square
New York City

A 4-year-old young lady was among three individuals shot in New York City's Times Square on Saturday after a battle broke out between a few group, police said. The kid and her family had come into…