Mayor Adams must act on e-bikes before NYC sees a mass-casualty fire

Mayor Adams must act on e-bikes before NYC sees a mass-casualty fire

Last week, 5-year-old Erica Williams became the youngest victim of Gotham’s latest deadly scourge: e-bike fires. Batteries, which burn fast and hot, have killed five New Yorkers this year, including three last week. If Mayor Eric Adams doesn’t act, he will face a mass-casualty incident.  Little Erica, her father Erick, and her father’s girlfriend, Chakaina … Read more

Saudi sisters: Asra Abdullah Alsehli, 24, and Amaal Abdullah Alsehli, 23, found dead in Canterbury unit

Saudi sisters: Asra Abdullah Alsehli, 24, and Amaal Abdullah Alsehli, 23, found dead in Canterbury unit

An air of both mystery and tragedy surrounds the death of two Saudi Arabian sisters whose bodies were found in a Sydney apartment they shared in the suburb of Canterbury earlier this year. Police believe Asra Abdullah Alsehli, 24, and Amaal Abdullah Alsehli, 23, had been dead for over a month before anybody noticed their … Read more

Zhiwen Yan’s alleged killer Glenn Hirsch busted at NYC eatery before

Zhiwen Yan’s alleged killer Glenn Hirsch busted at NYC eatery before

The Queens man charged with gunning down a Chinese food delivery worker had been busted before in a reign of terror over duck sauce — but was still free when his beef with the eatery became deadly, police sources said. Accused killer Glenn Hirsch, who had twice been arrested at Great Wall Chinese restaurant, is … Read more

Delivery app Getir axing 14% of employees, NYC workers outraged

Delivery app Getir axing 14% of employees, NYC workers outraged

Rapid delivery app Getir said Wednesday that it plans to cut 14% of its global workforce — but gave employees no detail on who’s getting the ax, leaving New York City store and delivery workers anxious and angry.  Getir CEO Nazım Salur broke the news on a call with managers on Wednesday morning, a company … Read more

NYC restaurants yawn at Grubhub’s ‘free lunch’ promotion

NYC restaurants yawn at Grubhub’s ‘free lunch’ promotion

Grubhub is offering to pick up the tab for lunch across New York City next week — and restaurants are yawning. The barrage of freebies from food delivery companies — including rivals UberEats and Doordash, as well as grocery apps like Getir, Gopuff and Gorillas that deliver items within minutes — is reaching new heights, … Read more

Community mourns slain delivery worker – CBS New York

Community mourns slain delivery worker – CBS New York

Community mourns slain delivery worker  CBS New York Queens community demands justice in fatal shooting of beloved deliveryman Zhiwen Yan  CBS New York Vigil To Be Held Honoring Delivery Worker Shot In Forest Hills  Patch Vigil in Manhattan honors slain delivery workers  PIX11 New York News View Full Coverage on Google News

Gopuff app snubs traffic laws delivering snacks in Manhattan

Gopuff app snubs traffic laws delivering snacks in Manhattan

New Yorkers’ love-hate relationship with fast grocery delivery apps is becoming more heated as one of the biggest has begun using cars in addition to bicycles and scooters, The Post has learned. Deep-pocketed startup Gopuff is on a hiring binge to recruit delivery workers who drive cars, even as surging congestion in the city slows … Read more