A new New York? Manhattan’s oldest neighborhood goes car-free, kind of …

Cars restricted to 5mph over 60 blocks of Financial District at weekend, as transport department operates Shared Streets event inspired by Bogot and Paris A shadow is cast long upon New York by the ghost of Robert Moses, the titan master builder of 20 th century whose virtually unrivalled power to chart his vision of…

Shutdown Deal Turns Democrats on Each Other Before Midterms

For Democrats, the recriminations began even before the final votes were cast to objective the three-day government shutdown — hinting at divisions that could complicate their efforts in November’s congressional races. Most of the blame fell squarely on Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer, who was assailed by party colleagues for accepting a Republican offer on…

Wall Street Picks the Best New Restaurants in New York

It should come as no surprise that Bloomberg Terminal users( aka the who’s who of the financial industry) eat out a lot. After all, there’s a lot of business to be done at restaurants, and it’s been a big year for New York dining, especially with the relaunch of the former Four Seasons space. So…

Trumps Sexual History Could Imperil Him If He Witnesses

Stormy Daniels says she had an affair with Trump a decade ago Civil litigation could uncover Trump to perjury, lawyers say Adult film star Stephanie Clifford’s prime-time interview offered the second intimate account in 72 hours of Donald Trump‘s purported extramarital sexual behavior — disclosures that could deepen the president’s legal difficulties if they ultimately…

Barbara Bush, Matriarch of U.S. Political Clan, Succumbs at 92

She was the wife of one president and the mother of another Exemplified a type of first lady who has gone out of style Barbara Bush, the spouse of one U.S. president and mom of another who embodied the old-fashioned sensibility that household comes before careers or politics, has died. She was 92. She died…

GE Investors Aren’t Impressed by the New CEO’s Sweeping Revamp

Even before John Flannery began talking, Monday looked like another bad day for General Electric Co. It began around 6:30 a.m ., with news that GE, once one of the most celebrated U.S. companies, was cutting its quarterly stock dividend for only the second time since the Great Depression. Then things get worse. In front…

Powder found at Clinton staff office deemed harmless, spokesman tells

Four people analyse after white substance found in Manhattan office, campaign says The Hillary Clinton campaign said on Saturday that four people had been examined by medical personnel after a white powdery substance arrived at a New York campaign office. No health issues were reported. Campaign spokesman Glen Caplin told federal and local officials ascertained…

New Yorks Most Subversive Christmas Show: Review of Justin Vivian Bond: The Bipolar Express

Justin Vivian Bond’s’ The Bipolar Express’ at Joe’s Pub in New York begins as a sly celebration of dysfunction, and objective as a cleverly heartwarming Christmas pageant.”> The latest installment of Justin Vivian Bonds two-decades-plus cabaret act, currently at Joes Pub in New York City, is true to the spirit of its mischievous title. A…

Hundreds of jobseekers flock to planned casino in New York: ‘It’s a new start’

The Rivers Casino will open in Schenectady in 2017, bringing 1,200 chores to the area and tempting workers interested in everything from policing to fashion If nobody has any questions, Im going to have to break into a dance! exclaimed a representative of the Rivers Casino in Schenectady, New York, at a group of potential…