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  • Jose Pimentel appears in a courtroom in New York, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014.   Pimentel, accused of building homemade bombs to wage holy war in New York City,  pleaded guilty Wednesday to a terrorism charge less than a week before his scheduled trial in a rare state-level terrorism case.  With the plea, Pimentel, 29, was promised a sentence of 16 years in prison. He would have faced a minimum of 15 years to life if convicted of the top charge, a high-level weapons possession offense as a terrorism crime.  (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, Pool)

    Jose Pimental, aka Mohammad Yusuf, Pleads Guilty in NYC Terrorist Plot

    NEW YORK—A man accused of building homemade bombs to wage holy war in New York City pleaded guilty Wednesday to a terrorism charge less than... Read more

  • Staten Island Ferry Alert

    On Wednesday Feb. 19 at 4:46pm the New York City Department of Transportation issued this alert:   “In anticipation of the higher temperatures that have been... Read more

  • Westchester County Executive Robert Astorino at the state capitol in Albany, N.Y. on Jan. 7, 2014. (Mike Groll/AP)

    Astorino: Trump Should End ‘Circus’ in Governor’s Race

    ALBANY, N.Y.—Donald Trump’s public flirtation with running for governor is being criticized by a potential Republican rival. Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino says Wednesday that... Read more

  • Stray Voltage on Sixth Avenue Resolved

    NEW YORK—Sixth Avenue was entirely blocked off midday Wednesday between 26th and 27th as the Fire Department cleared the area for ConEdison to resolve an... Read more

  • U.S. District Court Judge Shira Scheindlin is interviewed in her federal court chambers in New York City, May 17, 2013.  (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

    NY Judge Signs Deal Reforming Solitary Confinement

    NEW YORK— A New York judge has approved a deal between the state’s prison system and civil liberties lawyers to reform solitary confinement. Federal Judge... Read more

  • Council member Andrew Cohen in his Bronx district office in New York on Jan. 24, 2014. (Kristina Skorbach/Epoch Times)

    New York City Council 2014: Andrew Cohen

    NEW YORK—Council member Andrew Cohen was elected to New York City council in 2013 to represent District 11, which includes the neighborhoods of Bedford Park,... Read more

  • Council member Inez Dickens in her district office in Harlem, New York. (Frances Escano)

    New York City Council 2014: Inez Dickens

    NEW YORK—Council member Inez Dickens has been the representative for District 9 in Harlem since 2006. Her district includes Central Harlem, Morningside Heights, parts of... Read more

  • Council member Annabel Palma. (William Alatriste/NYC Council)

    New York City Council 2014: Annabel Palma

    NEW YORK—Council member Annabel Palma was first elected to the New York City Council in 2004 to represent District 18 including the Bronx neighborhoods of... Read more

  • Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman arrives for the premiere of 'The Master' at the 69th edition of the Venice Film Festival in Venice, Italy. The Oscar-winning actor died Feb. 2 at his New York City home in an apparent heroin overdose. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

    Hoffman’s Property Will Go to Mother of His Children

    NEW YORK—Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman has bequeathed all of his personal property to the mother of his three children. His will was made public Wednesday... Read more

  • Buffalo Zoo polar bear cubs Luna and Kali. (Courtesy office of New York Governor)

    Polar Bear Exhibit at Buffalo Zoo Breaks Ground

    The Buffalo Zoo broke ground today on its new polar bear exhibit. The new exhibit, Arctic Edge, will house the zoo’s polar bear cubs Luna... Read more

  • NYC Man Interrupts Street Attack

    NEW YORK— A Manhattan man is being hailed as a hero. Police say he interrupted a sex attack and provided a description that helped them... Read more

  • Man Pleads Guilty to NYC Pipe Bomb Plot

    NEW YORK—A man accused of building homemade bombs to wage holy war in New York City pleaded guilty Wednesday to a terrorism charge less than... Read more

  • NY Doctor Pleads Guilty to Grand Larceny

    NEW YORK — A Manhattan obstetrician has pleaded guilty to stealing $268,000 from Beth Israel Medical Center and to cheating on his taxes. Dr. Lawrence... Read more

  • Pedestrians pass a sign warning them of falling ice near New York City Hall, Feb. 18, 2014. Amid a brutal winter, New Yorkers are battling something far more dangerous than snow falling from the sky: ice tumbling from skyscrapers. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

    Ice Falling From Skyscrapers Creates New Menace for New Yorkers

    NEW YORK—City dwellers facing one of the most brutal winters on record have been dealing with something far more dangerous than snow falling from the... Read more

  • Probe Calls for NYC Principal to Be Fired

    NEW YORK—New York City’s Department of Education says it’ll fire a principal who often was absent or late to work but continued to collect a... Read more

  • Joy Weber (C) participates in speedskating practice for the first time at the Flushing Meadows Aquatic Center and World Ice Arena, Feb. 17, 2014. Weber was inspired to try the sport for the first time after watching the Winter Olympics. (Ivan Pentchoukov/Epoch Times)

    NYC Winter Sports Programs Feeling the ‘Olympic Boost’

    NEW YORK—Inspired by the athletic feats performed thousands of miles away in Sochi, more and more New Yorkers, young and old alike, are getting out... Read more

  • After crossing outside a crosswalk, a pedestrian runs toward a crosswalk at the busy intersection of W. 96th Street and Broadway in the Upper West Side of New York, Jan. 27, 2014. (Craig Ruttle/AP)

    Redesigning New York City Streets to Save Lives

    NEW YORK—With a focus on street redesign and ticketing drivers, Mayor Bill de Blasio hopes to reduce traffic-related fatalities to zero in the next decade... Read more

  • A free Wi-Fi hotspot atop a public phone booth in Manhattan, New York, on July 11, 2012 (John Moore/Getty Images)

    Mayor’s New Legal Counsel to Push for Universal Broadband

    NEW YORK—Mayor Bill de Blasio made the first step toward rectifying the problem of access to broadband Internet in New York City, something he believes... Read more

  • Passengers board a Long Island Railroad train in Hicksville, New York, in October 2012. (Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

    LIRR’s Fare Collection Rate Only 39 Percent

    NEW YORK—Fare evasion is so common on the Long Island Railroad (LIRR) that officials have a list of 500 who do it on a regular... Read more

  • U.S. Rep. Charles Rangel (D-N.Y.) during a hearing on Capitol Hill, June 4, 2013. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

    CBO: Minimum Wage Increase Would Cut Poverty, but Also Jobs

    The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released a report Tuesday that estimates increasing the minimum wage would lift 900,000 people out of poverty, but also leave... Read more

  • Taxis that belong to Arthur Cab Leasing Corp. stand idle outside the company's lot before being put it back into service following a winter storm, Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, in the Queens borough of New York. Manager Shaon Chowdhury estimates that the winter storm has cost his company approximately $60,000 in lost revenue and added expenses. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)

    NYC Economy Lost $200M From Fizzled Storm, Transit Shutdown

    NEW YORK—New York City lost about $200 million in economic activity in the fizzled snow storm and decision to shut down the transit system, but it... Read more

  • A man crosses the street during Winter Storm Juno, in Midtown Manhattan on Jan. 26, 2015. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    With Storm Predictions Hit-and-Miss, Will New Yorkers Heed Future Warnings?

    During a snowstorm last February that brought more than a foot of snow to New York City, the new mayor was strongly criticized for keeping... Read more

  • (Jonathan Harper's YouTube/ Screenshot)

    Check Out This Drone’s View of the NYC Snowstorm

    A drone operator flew the machine around New York City on Monday night, showing the city covered in snow. A YouTuber Jonathan Harper, put his a... Read more

  • The Wall Street Bull is covered in snow the morning after a snowstorm on Jan. 27, 2015. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

    NYC Didn’t Get Snowed In, But Most People Still Got the Day Off (Photos)

    After days of warnings by New York City officials, the city was spared the raging snow blizzard that paralyzed parts of the East Coast. A travel ban... Read more

  • Herald Square in Midtown Manhattan, during Winter Storm Juno on Jan. 26, 2015. The metropolitan area of New York City was spared the worst of the storm, said mayor Bill de Blasio. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    Mayor de Blasio Update on Winter Storm Juno: Preparing for Worst-Case Scenario Was Right Decision

    Although New York City was spared the worst of Winter Storm Juno, Mayor Bill de Blasio expressed confidence that his decision to take extra precaution was... Read more

  • Lisetta Shah cross-country skis on Commercial Street in Portland, Maine, Tuesday, Jan 27, 2015, during a winter storm in downtown Portland, Maine. "I'll probably never get another chance to ski in the city," she said, explaining why she was outing the blizzard. Forecasters with the National Weather Service in Gray have said that much of southern Maine will see 12 to 18 inches of snow, while small bands of intense snowfall will increase those totals in localized areas. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)

    Experts Defend Snowstorm Forecast, Say Blizzard Prediction a Tough Science

    Meteorologists defend the weather forecast for Winter Storm Juno that hit the East Coast on Jan. 26 despite the fact that some areas, notably New York... Read more

  • In this June 19, 2014 file photo, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, left, and Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, D-Manhattan, talk during a news conference announcing an agreement on legislation legalizing medical marijuana in Albany, N.Y. (AP Photo/Mike Groll, File)

    New York Assembly Might Oust Speaker Over Corruption Charges

    ALBANY, N.Y.—Democrats in New York’s state Assembly are expected to call for replacing their longtime leader, Speaker Sheldon Silver, following federal corruption charges. The Democratic... Read more

  • Commuters walk on the platform at the Mets-Willets Point subway stop in New York, Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015, after arriving on a No. 7 subway train.  Gov. Andrew Cuomo has proposed a rail link to LaGuardia Airport, one of the busiest airports in the nation.  Cuomo's plan calls for an elevated AirTrain connecting the airport with the Willets Point station 1.5 miles away. The station, opposite the Mets' ballpark, serves both the Long Island Rail Road commuter rail and the No. 7 subway line.  (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

    NYC’s Subway Closure Was ‘Horrible,’ Actually Running During Blizzard

    The winter storm that hit New York City came in with a whimper, leading to questions about why Gov. Andrew Cuomo shut down the subway... Read more

  • Men carry shovels as they walk on a snow covered road after an overnight snowstorm, Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, in Hoboken, N.J. New Jersey starting digging out, roads reopened and mass transit started working to get back on schedule Tuesday as a winter storm that was predicted to bring several feet of snow to parts of the state fell short of predictions. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

    Mass Transit Resumes Service After Snowstorm Fizzles

    JERSEY CITY, N.J.—Mass transit has started to resume across New Jersey Tuesday morning as a storm that threatened a historic blizzard instead fizzled, leaving commuters... Read more

  • Amtrak Restarts Some Services as Storm Passes

    HARTFORD, Conn.—Amtrak says limited service is resuming between New York and Albany, New York, as storm conditions ease. Amtrak said Tuesday that service between New... Read more

  • Tweet apologizing for getting it wrong on storm from Meteorologist in Mount Holly, NJ Gary Szatkowski, Jan. 27, 2015. (twitter)

    Humble Meteorologist Apologizes for Getting it Wrong on Mega Blizzard

    NEW YORK—Governors shut down the entire transit systems, all vehicles were banned on New York City streets, airlines grounded thousands of flights losing small fortunes, and... Read more

  • A worker plows with a large tractor after an overnight storm Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, in Newtown, Pa. Motorists can get back on the highways while New Jersey begins digging out from a winter storm that fell short of snowfall in the double digits. Gov. Chris Christie on Tuesday lifted the ban on travel statewide Tuesday morning. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

    New Jersey Reopening Roads, Mass Transit Services

    TRENTON, N.J.—Mass transit service is slowly returning to New Jersey after its suspension because of the winter storm. Gov. Chris Christie lifted a statewide travel... Read more

  • Times Square at around 9:30 p.m., which is virtually empty from the blizzard in New York on Jan. 26, 2015. (Amir Tali/Epoch Times)

    CNN’s ‘Blizzardmobile,’ Don Lemon Ridiculed on Twitter During Winter Storm

    CNN unveiled its “Blizzardmobile” during the snowstorm that’s hitting New York City. A number of people on Twitter ridiculed the feature. CNN’s Don Lemon was... Read more

  • NASA has released several satellite images of the winter storm bearing down on New York City and the northeastern U.S. (NASA)

    NASA Photo Shows NYC Snowstorm from Space

    NASA has released several satellite images of the winter storm bearing down on New York City and the northeastern U.S. The space agency’s photo shows... Read more

  • A man cross-country skis up Second Ave. February 17, 2003 in New York City. The worst blizzard in the mid-Atlantic region in seven years is expected to deliver as much as two feet of snow the city. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)

    The 10 Biggest Snowstorms in NYC History

    New York City is expected to get up to 20 inches of snow by the end of tomorrow, which Mayor Bill de Blasio said could... Read more

  • Pedestrians walk through Times Square on January 26, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

    Citi Bike Closed at 7 p.m. ET Over Snow

    Citi Bike is closed down after 7 p.m. ET in New York City, the city announced. According to the service’s Twitter, “We ask all riders... Read more

  • New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, D-Manhattan, talks to the media after leaving his legislative office on Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, in Albany, N.Y. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

    How Might Sheldon Silver’s Legal Team Defend Him? And Other Insights From Former Federal Prosecutor

    With news on Monday of shamed New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver ceding his official duties, it’s a matter of time before Silver has to... Read more

  • The George Washington Bridge, the Lincoln and Holland Tunnels, Bayonne and Goethals Bridge and the Outerbridge Crossing will close at 11 pm ET due to the impending snowstorm in New York City.  (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

    Lincoln and Holland Tunnels, George Washington Bridge Closing at 11 PM

    The George Washington Bridge, the Lincoln and Holland Tunnels, Bayonne and Goethals Bridge and the Outerbridge Crossing will close at 11 pm ET due to... Read more

  • A number of people trying to get supplies in New York City are likely wondering what the hours are for big chain stores ahead of the blizzard that will hit the city Monday night and Tuesday. Vehicles are seen driving along a street in New York during a snow storm on January 26, 2015. (AFP/Getty Images)

    What’s Open, Closed in New York? Walmart, Target, Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods, CVS, Duane Reade, Walgreens Hours for Snow Storm?

    A number of people trying to get supplies in New York City are likely wondering what the hours are for big chain stores ahead of... Read more

  • New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo issued a driving ban for Bronx, Dutchess, Kings, Nassau, New York, Orange, Putnam, Queens, Richmond, Rockland, Suffolk, Ulster and Westchester counties. A pedestrian crosses a snowy parking lot before heavy snowfall arrives, Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, in New York. Northeast residents are girding for a heavy snowstorm that could bury communities from northern New Jersey to southern Maine in up to 2 feet of snow. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

    New York: Driving Ban for Manhattan, Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, Westchester, Long Island

    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo issued a driving ban for Bronx, Dutchess, Kings, Nassau, New York, Orange, Putnam, Queens, Richmond, Rockland, Suffolk, Ulster and Westchester... Read more

  • Rep. Michael Grimm (R-N.Y.) at the Capitol in Washington on May 30, 2014. Grimm pleaded guilty to federal tax evasion in federal court in Brooklyn, N.Y., on Dec. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

    Why Do New Yorkers Like Electing Criminals?

    NEW YORK—After seeing State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver’s arrest for allegedly taking bribes and kickbacks—and in recent history, a host of politicians being implicated by... Read more

  • Preet Bharara, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York speaks at a press conference on Jan. 22, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

    Preet Bharara Says Sheldon Silver’s Arrest Sets a Dirty Example for Other Albany Politicians

    NEW YORK—U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara blamed the top echelon of Albany politicians for perpetuating a culture of corruption in New York politics, one that resulted... Read more

  • U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara addresses members of the media regarding State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver during a news conference, Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015 in New York. Silver has been arrested on public corruption charges. He's accused of using his position as one of the state's most powerful politicians to obtain millions of dollars in bribes and kickbacks masked as legitimate income. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

    Sheldon Silver’s Arrest Highlights Outside-Income Path to Punishment for Corruption

    When talking about corruption in legislature, many would think about thick envelopes changing hands with meaningful looks. On second thought, a more down-to-earth picture would... Read more

  • Speaker of the New York State Assembly Sheldon Silver speaks to members of the media in the State Capitol March 12, 2008 in Albany, New York.(Photo by Daniel Barry/Getty Images)

    Dark Days for Sheldon Silver and Impending Chaos for New York State Assembly

    NEW YORK—Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver’s arrest for corruption throws a wrench into the Albany legislature. Democratic leaders may be vying for his position, but as... Read more

  • Governor Andrew Cuomo at a juvenile justice panel

    On Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Governor Andrew Cuomo Promises End to Placing 16 and 17 Year-Olds in Prison

    NEW YORK—Criminal justice reform was the centerpiece of governor Andrew Cuomo’s inauguration speech when he was sworn in for his second term two weeks ago... Read more

  • President Barack Obama (C) speaks alongside House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (L), Republican of California, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (2nd L), of California, Speaker of the House John Boehner (3rd L), Republican of Ohio, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (4th R), Republican of Kentucky, Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin (3rd ), Democrat of Illinois, Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn (2nd R), Republican of Texas, and Senator Chuck Schumer (R), Democrat of New York, prior to a meeting of the bipartisan, bicameral leadership of Congress in the Cabinet Room at the White House in Washington, DC, January 13, 2015. (Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)

    Republicans Divided Over How to Fight Affordable Care Act

    WASHINGTON—Republicans running Congress have promised to use every weapon in their arsenal to take down President Barack Obama’s health care law. But now some are... Read more

  • Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) speaks at the 5th Birthday And Beyond event at the Russell Senate Office Building on June 25, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Larry French/Getty Images)

    Sen Lindsey Graham Creates Committee to Consider 2016 Bid

    WASHINGTON—Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina has set up a committee he says will help him look beyond his home state to determine if he... Read more

  • Sen. Catharine Young, R-Olean in the Senate Chamber at the state Capitol in Albany, N.Y., on Monday, Jan. 12, 2015. The Republican-controlled Senate has approved eight bills intended to ensure women's rights in the workplace and housing. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

    NY Senate OKs Women’s Rights Bills; Schools Provoke Debate

    ALBANY, N.Y.—While hundreds of public education supporters jammed Capitol stairwells Monday calling for more state support, New York’s Republican-controlled Senate approved eight bills intended to... Read more

  • New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo during a cabinet meeting at the Capitol in Albany, N.Y., on Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014. Cuomo announced 18 administration appointments on Sunday. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

    NY Gov. Cuomo Makes Top Administration Appointments

    ALBANY, N.Y.—Gov. Andrew Cuomo named Bill Mulrow, a Wall Street investment banker who has held several state and federal political positions, to succeed Larry Schwartz... Read more

  • Bronx Council member Vanessa Gibson at a press conference supporting NYPD in City Hall, N.Y. on Dec. 23, 2014. (William Alatriste/NYC Council)

    After Tragedies City Council Members Squirm Over Police Reform Bills

    NEW YORK—Several city council members, including staunch supporters of police reform, advocated caution and consideration in reviewing police reform bills currently pending in the system... Read more

  • New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie at Newark Renaissance House in Newark, N.J., on Dec. 16, 2014. NJ lawmakers are mounting a campaign to override Christie’s veto of a bill overhauling the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

    New Jersey Senate Sets Date on Port Authority Veto Override

    TRENTON, N.J.—Hoping to defy Republican Gov. Chris Christie’s veto of a bill overhauling the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, lawmakers are mounting... Read more

  • New York Governor Andrew Cuomo holds his mother's hand as they walk behind the casket of his father, Mario Cuomo, following the funeral service in Manhattan on Jan. 6, 2015. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    Mario Cuomo’s Legacy Lives On in Son, Say Many Dignitaries

    NEW YORK—At former three-term New York governor Mario Cuomo’s funeral service Tuesday, his son, current governor Andrew Cuomo, eulogized him as a philosopher, poet, advocate,... Read more

  • New York state Sen. Malcolm Smith leaves federal court in White Plains, N.Y., on April 23, 2013. Smith and former Queens Republican leader Vincent Tabone are accused of scheming to bribe Republican leaders so Smith, a Democrat, could run for New York City mayor on the GOP line. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

    Cash Bribes Described at Ex-Lawmaker’s Corruption Retrial

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.—Jurors will see video recordings of political party leaders accepting bribes—envelopes stuffed with cash—that were meant to get former state Sen. Malcolm Smith... Read more

  • In this Dec. 19, 2014 photo, Dr. George Koob, director of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, left, and NIAAA scientist Dr. Lorenzo Leggio pose for a photograph in a research laboratory designed as a bar inside the National Institutes of Health’s hospital in Bethesda, Md. Leggio uses the lab to test how research volunteers react to a possible new way to curb heavy drinking, part of a broader hunt for more medications to help fight alcohol abuse. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

    Fake Bar Part of Research Into Anti-Drinking Drug

    WASHINGTON— There’s no skunky bar odor amid the beer taps. Instead of booze, colored water fills the bottles. The real alcohol is locked away but... Read more

  • New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks during an inaugural address at One World Trade Center in New York, Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)

    What NY Governor’s Inaugural Speech Bodes for New York—and the Country

    NEW YORK—New York Governor Andrew Cuomo greeted the new year with several hefty resolutions for his second term. He struck a national tone in his... Read more

  • New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks during an inaugural address at One World Trade Center in New York, Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015. Cuomo kicked off his second term as governor Thursday with a pep talk, urging New Yorkers to lead by example through some of the nation's worst problems. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle, Pool)

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo Talks Income Inequality at 2nd Inauguration

    NEW YORK—Andrew Cuomo was sworn in as Governor of the State of New York for his second termin New York City the first of January... Read more

  • Rep. Michael Grimm (R-N.Y.) at the Capitol in Washington on May 9, 2012. After pleading guilty to a federal tax evasion charge on Dec. 23, 2014, Grimm announced on Dec. 30, 2014, that he would resign from office next week because he would not be able to give the job his full attention anymore. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

    After Guilty Plea, NY Congressman Says He’ll Resign Jan. 5

    NEW YORK—A New York congressman who pleaded guilty to tax evasion just days ago has announced he would resign from office next week because he... Read more

  • Rep. Michael Grimm (R-N.Y.) joins Republican colleagues at an event calling for reforms in the scandal plagued Veterans Administration, at the Capitol in Washington on May, 29, 2014. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

    Prosecutor in Garner Case Ponders Grimm Seat

    WASHINGTON—Potential candidates eyed a New York congressional seat Tuesday as Republican Rep. Michael Grimm announced his resignation, following a guilty plea on tax evasion charges... Read more

  • US Rep. Michael Grimm leaves a news conference outside federal court in New York on April 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

    Boehner Calls Grimm Resignation ‘Honorable’

    WASHINGTON—House Speaker John Boehner said Tuesday that N.Y. Rep. Michael Grimm made the right decision by resigning from Congress after pleading guilty to tax evasion... Read more

  • New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks during a press conference in the Brooklyn borough of NYC, on Aug. 28, 2014. Mayor Bill de Blasio is winding down his first year in office, which saw success at fulfilling many of his liberal campaign promises. But the year ends with his young mayoralty facing its biggest crisis yet: an open rebellion from police officers who don’t believe the mayor supports them. (AP Photo/Vanessa A. Alvarez)

    NY Mayor’s 1st Year: Liberal Victories, NYPD Crisis

    NEW YORK—Bill de Blasio, New York City’s first Democratic mayor in a generation, is winding down his first year in office, which saw success at... Read more

  • Wild Thing Texas Chili. (Rachel Ball/GrokGrub.com)

    Pick Up Your Clubs. It’s Time for a Caveman Super Bowl

    1. Crispy Fried Chicken SkinPamela Braun, MyMansBelly.com Fried pork skins are a thing. So why not fried chicken skin? For the recipe, click here.  2.  Wild... Read more

  • (Courtesy of Widmer Brothers)

    Super Bowl XLIX Top 10 Beer Picks—You’ve Got to Try These

    The Super Bowl is upon us. Don’t drink something mundane and predictable. With the current beer renaissance, there’s never been a better time to find... Read more

  • Chicken wings. (Courtesy of the Institute of Culinary Education)

    Super Bowl Snacks With Style

    Not sure where to start to prepare for the Super Bowl? Check out these recipes. 1. Perfect Chicken WingsChef James Briscione, Institute of Culinary Education... Read more

  • Chocolate Infinity Pie. (Courtesy of Grand Central Life & Style)

    Chocolate-Covered Katie: A World of Healthy Desserts

    For some, dessert is an occasional treat, decadent and rich. For others, like Katie Higgins, dessert is an everyday affair. No, scratch that: it is... Read more

  • Salmagundi: A Celebration of Salads From Around the World” by Sally Butcher.

    Salad, a State of Mind

    Now more than any other time of the year, conscience battles with comfort. Holiday eating and drinking excesses might call for restraint and a healthier... Read more

  • Farrotto With Acorn Squash and Red Russian Kale. (Excerpted from Heritage by Sean Brock (Artisan Books). Copyright © 2014. Photographs by Peter Frank Edwards.)

    Dishes to Get You Through the Winter—in 10 Delicious Ways

    Winter, even with its frigid temperatures and punishing winds, brings its own comforts. Bears may slumber for months, but our rhythm is different. Cooks conjure... Read more

  • Burrata. (Courtesy of August)

    August Moves Uptown

    West Village eatery August has found a new home on the Upper East Side. Chef Josh Eden’s menu features favorites from the original location as... Read more

  • Salmon Lovers sushi box. (Courtesy of Sushi Shop)

    Sushi Shop Expands to UWS and Flatiron

    Sushi Shop, which specializes in fast casual sushi including grab-and-go sushi at lunchtime, will open six new locations in New York City in 2015. These... Read more

  • Seared Sea Scallops. (Courtesy of Lincoln Square Steak)

    A Classic Steakhouse for the Upper West Side

    Spacious steakhouse Lincoln Square Steak has recently opened on the Upper West Side. In a setting reminiscent of the ’60s, the steakhouse offers dry-aged steaks... Read more

  • A malvasia vineyard on the island of Salina, Italy. (Manos Angelakis)

    Malvasia, a Grape Variety With Ancient Roots

    Malvasia is one of the grape varieties extensively planted in most of the countries bordering the Mediterranean. There are numerous clones of the basic malvasia... Read more

  • Striped bass with celery root puree. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    Bright and Hearty Fare at Trattoria Bianca

    Chef Julian Clauss-Ehlers has traveled the world, cooking at five Michelin-starred restaurants in Europe, including La Côte St. Jacques and Les Prés d’Eugénie in France... Read more

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    SD26’s Fifth Anniversary Bash on Jan. 20

    Tony and Marisa May, the father and daughter duo behind SD26, are celebrating the restaurant’s fifth anniversary with an affair to remember. The party on... Read more

  • (Courtesy of The Rink at Rockefeller Center)

    New Year’s Fun at The Rink at Rockefeller Center

    If you can’t get away for ski season, there is always skating in town. At The Rink at Rockefeller Center, you can go for a... Read more

  • (Courtesy of Cooper's Craft & Kitchen)

    Cooper’s Craft & Kitchen Comes to Chelsea

    Cooper’s Craft & Kitchen, whose original location is in the East Village, has opened a second location in Chelsea. This 118-person gastropub with an emphasis... Read more

  • (Courtesy of SRO)

    SRO, a Pizza Speakeasy, Opens on the Bowery

    SRO stands for Singular Room Occupancy, and it is where world-champion pizzaiolo Giulio Adriani exercises his trade. You can try his pizza—as long as you... Read more

  • (Courtesy of Café Clover)

    A Healthful Focus at Café Clover

    Café Clover opened earlier this week in the West Village. The new spot is focused on health. The menu from executive chef David Standridge includes... Read more

  • French Lentil Salad. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)

    A Simple, Healthy Lentil Salad Tastes Anything But

    When I was in high school, my parents took my sisters and me to Paris. That trip shaped me in so many ways, most of... Read more

  • Quick-Pickled Carrots and Radishes. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)

    Dieting Pickle? Use Quick Pickles as Healthy Snack

    In terms of healthy eating, snacking is my downfall. So long as I abstain, I’m fine. But once I start, I can’t stop. But we... Read more

  • Drumsticks in Hell's sauce. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    At Hell’s Chicken, Korean Fried Chicken Goes Gluten-Free

    First came the calls. Sung Jin Min hadn’t expected them. And they kept coming: Was it true he was offering gluten-free Korean fried chicken? It... Read more

  • Curried Roasted Cabbage. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)

    High Heat Turns Cabbage Into a Dinnertime Winner

    My grandmother, who lived to be 92, always said the key to her good health was that whenever possible, she ate cabbage. Now if that... Read more

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  • Yevgeny Buryakov appears in federal court in Manhattan,  Jan 26, 2015 after his arrest earlier in the day in connection with a Cold War-style Russian spy ring that spoke in code, passed messages concealed in bags and magazines, and tried to recruit people with ties to an unnamed New York City university,  according to authorities. (AP Photo/Elizabeth Williams)

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  • Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver (D-Manhattan) (R) stands with New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo before Cuomo's State of the State address and executive budget proposal at the Empire State Plaza Convention Center in Albany, N.Y., on Jan. 21, 2015. Silver, who has been one of the most powerful men in Albany for more than two decades, was arrested Thursday on public corruption charges. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

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