Hell’s Kitchen Smoke Shop Worker Shot – NBC New York

Hell’s Kitchen Smoke Shop Worker Shot – NBC New York

A man working in a Hells Kitchen smoke shop was shot in the leg following an argument with a group of men outside the store Wednesday morning, police said. According to the NYPD, the incident took place just after midnight outside a smoke shop on 9th Avenue near 49th Street. The 32-year-old employee shot in … Read more

NYC’s Hottest Instagramable Lounge: The Pink Winter Lodge

NYC’s Hottest Instagramable Lounge: The Pink Winter Lodge

Magic Hour Rooftop Bar and Lounge at Moxy Times Square’s Pink Winter Lodge Courtesy of TAO Group Hospitality The most Instagram-worthy spot in New York City is the Magic Hour Rooftop Bar and Lounge at Moxy Times Square’s Pink Winter Lodge, perched 18 floors above the city and designed to resemble a winter wonderland at … Read more

Death toll climbs as blizzard-battered Buffalo area digs out

Death toll climbs as blizzard-battered Buffalo area digs out

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Roads reopened Thursday in storm-besieged Buffalo as authorities continued searching for people who may have died or are stuck and suffering after last week’s blizzard. The driving ban in New York’s second-most-populous city was lifted just after midnight Thursday, Mayor Byron Brown announced. At least 40 deaths in western New York, … Read more

Grand Central Madison LIRR opening delayed

Grand Central Madison LIRR opening delayed

Service at the new Grand Central Madison Long Island Rail Road station will not start this week, MTA officials said Thursday. One of the zones in the 700,000-square-foot terminal “requires additional work that will take more than a few days,” MTA construction and development president Jamie Torres-Springer said in a statement. A quick update about … Read more

NYC Crime: Major crimes spike 23 percent in 2022, murders down by double digits

NYC Crime: Major crimes spike 23 percent in 2022, murders down by double digits

LOWER MANHATTAN (WABC) — Major crimes in New York City spiked 23 percent this year – driven by a sharp increase in carjackings, robberies, and burglaries. Police say repeat offenders are fueling the surge. One highlight – shootings and murders are down by double digits. However, youth violence remains a growing problem. “Who’s firing a … Read more

Marijuana sales NY: First public sales of regulated cannabis in New York to begin Thursday at 4:20 p.m.

Marijuana sales NY: First public sales of regulated cannabis in New York to begin Thursday at 4:20 p.m.

CNN  —  The first public sales of regulated cannabis in New York will begin at a dispensary in Manhattan’s East Village on Thursday at 4:20 p.m., hours after the first sale was made to a city official, New York Governor Kathy Hochul announced. Housing Works Cannabis Company will become the first licensed dispensary in the … Read more

Why This Cruise Line Is Betting Big On New York City

Why This Cruise Line Is Betting Big On New York City

MSC Cruises is the third largest cruise line in the world and the world’s fastest growing cruise line. The company recently christened its latest ship, MSC Seascape, during a glittering launch in New York City—marking a new commitment to the city for the European-based line. “MSC loves New York and New Yorkers love MSC,” says … Read more

The most expensive ZIP codes in New York and Los Angeles

The most expensive ZIP codes in New York and Los Angeles

Homes cost more than $4 million in the most expensive in greater New York- and Los Angeles-area neighborhoods, with Sagaponack, New York, leading the pack, according to an analysis that compared the nation’s two largest metropolises. The median price for a home in the tony Hamptons enclave costs $6,972,500, according to online realtor RealtyHop.  That’s … Read more

Why electronics could soon be easier to repair in New York

Why electronics could soon be easier to repair in New York

New Yorkers with broken digital devices may soon have an eaiser time getting them repaired either on their own or by an independent repair shop under legislation approved Wednesday by Gov. Kathy Hochul.  The new law will require manufacturers to make available diagnostic manuals and equipment for making the repairs as well as tools. The … Read more