New York Must Brace for a Recession; Where Things Stand and What Comes Next

New York Must Brace for a Recession; Where Things Stand and What Comes Next

Gov. Hochul talks budget (photo: Darren McGee/Office of Governor Kathy Hochul) The Federal Reserve Board’s aggressive interest rate increases have put the nation and New York on notice that an economic downturn is a serious possibility. The Board is determined to wring inflation out of the economy, and forecasts higher unemployment but no recession. Nonetheless, … Read more

NYC Crime: Video shows man stabbed in unprovoked subway attack in the Bronx

NYC Crime: Video shows man stabbed in unprovoked subway attack in the Bronx

MORRIS HEIGHTS, Bronx (WABC) — New surveillance video shows a man being attacked and stabbed as he was exiting a subway train in the Bronx. It was the third attack targeting New York City subway riders in just eight hours. The rash of violence comes as the NYPD prepares to release updated citywide crime statistics … Read more

Madonna, 64, goes for the glam even at the airport in Balenciaga platforms

Madonna, 64, goes for the glam even at the airport in Balenciaga platforms

Her song Material Girl has been her nickname for decades. And Madonna lived up to her reputation when she was spotted heading through JFK Airport in New York City this week. The 64-year-old demonstrated a love of high fashion even in her airplane looks, strolling through the terminal on a pair of massive Balenciaga platforms. … Read more

Sylvester Stallone and wife Jennifer Flavin seen arm-in-arm in NYC after reconciling relationship

Sylvester Stallone and wife Jennifer Flavin seen arm-in-arm in NYC after reconciling relationship

Sylvester Stallone and wife Jennifer Flavin were seen arm-in-arm in Manhattan on Thursday amid their recently reconciled relationship.  Stallone, 76, was dressed in a dark ensemble on the fall evening, as he wore a dark navy blue sweater with matching pants and black shoes.  Flavin, 54, wore a beige long-sleeved turtleneck with white pants and … Read more

NYC Crime: Man stabbed while exiting subway in the Bronx; police say attack was unprovoked

NYC Crime: Man stabbed while exiting subway in the Bronx; police say attack was unprovoked

MORRIS HEIGHTS, The Bronx (WABC) — A man was stabbed as he was exiting a subway train in the Bronx. It happened as the man was exiting the northbound 4 train at 176th Street and Jerome Ave. in Morris Heights just before 9 p.m. on Thursday. He was stabbed in both the back and chest … Read more

Former 1986 Met Ed Hearn hoping fans step up to the plate for kidney donation

Former 1986 Met Ed Hearn hoping fans step up to the plate for kidney donation

NEW YORK (WABC) — On top of the world – the joy and elation of winning it all in 1986, former Met Ed Hearn has been following the current Mets run from his home in Kansas. “We have a great owner – I’m excited for the future of this organization,” said Hearn. However, when the … Read more

Pace Gallery Now Represents Hollywood Legend David Lynch, an ‘Artist Who Happens to Make Films’

Pace Gallery Now Represents Hollywood Legend David Lynch, an ‘Artist Who Happens to Make Films’

Pace gallery announced today that it will now represent David Lynch, the iconic American filmmaker known for such cult films as Eraserhead (1977). He also makes dark, visceral drawings, paintings, and sculptures, which will now be sold through the New York gallery. In November, the gallery will stage a solo exhibition of Lynch’s works on wood … Read more

Top 10 Foodie Cities Exclude Chicago, New York, Los Angeles

Top 10 Foodie Cities Exclude Chicago, New York, Los Angeles

Which is America’s best city for foodies? New York, Los Angeles and Chicago immediately come to mind, but they surprisingly didn’t finish in a new report’s Top 10. Portland, Oregon, ranks No. 1, followed by Orlando and Miami, the report by personal-finance website WalletHub finds. The report evaluates 29 criteria — including high-quality restaurants, food … Read more