Officials seize ancient Roman sarcophagus lid in New York City – CBS News

CBS NewsHomeland Security investigators stand by a crate containing an ancient Roman sculpture seized at a warehouse in the Queens borough of New York, Friday, Feb. 28, 2014. Authorities said…

Philip Seymour Hoffman’s cause of death determined – Reality TV World

Reality TV WorldThe results of Philip Seymour Hoffman’s autopsy have been released nearly four weeks after the actor’s death. ADVERTISEMENT. According to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner of…

Snowstorm Could Dump Up to 10 Inches on Tri-State – NBC New York

NBC New YorkPeople carrying sleds walk through a snow-covered Central Park in New York, Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014. The National Weather Service said Monday’s storm, which brought 8 inches of…

Philip Seymour Hoffman died of drug mix – USA TODAY

USA TODAYA New York City coroner says Philip Seymour Hoffman died from a toxic mix of drugs, the Associated Press reports. Heroin, cocaine, amphetamines and benzodiazepines were what ultimately caused…

This Human of New York Takes His Libraries Seriously – The Atlantic

The AtlanticThere, on the steps of what he calls “the most important building in New York City,” Zadrozny was approached by Brandon Stanton, the photographer behind the popular Humans of…

City Room | New York Today: Seeking the Homeless – New York Times (blog)

New York Times (blog)Good ice-cold Friday to you. It is 10 degrees, with a wind chill of 5 below. Records are falling. And more snow is coming. This winter has…

Spike Lee criticizes New York City gentrification – KOMO News

KOMO NewsNEW YORK (AP) — In a rant that quickly went viral, film director Spike Lee disparaged the gentrification of historically black New York City neighborhoods and reignited an age-old…

John Mayer pictured for first time in wake of claims he was dumped by girlfriend … – Daily Mail

Daily MailJohn Mayer looked like a mess as he stepped out of his New York City hotel on Thursday. With a blue backpack over a dreadful-looking black-and-red zip-up jacket that…

New York City Council Swiftly Passes Bill to Extend Paid Sick Days – New York Times

New York TimesThe new, more emphatically liberal City Council was in full swing on Wednesday, expanding New York’s law on paid sick leave from the watered-down version passed last year…

Four Marvel TV Shows to Film in New York – New York Times

New York TimesAndrew M. Cuomo on Wednesday announced that Walt Disney and Marvel Studios would spend some $200 million filming four live-action television series in New York City. At least…

Beyond potholes: Most NYC major roads in disrepair – Crain’s New York Business

Crain’s New York BusinessYears of underinvestment in New York’s infrastructure have led to unsafe and congested roadways that cost New York motorists a total of $20.3 billion annually statewide, and…

Honolulu Ties New York As Most Overpriced US City – ValueWalk

ValueWalkWith a housing market that prices out many middle class families, lots of imported goods, and a distinct lack of competition, Honolulu tied New York City as the most overpriced…

Woman gives birth in New York City crosswalk – NBC4i.com

NBC4i.comNEW YORK (AP) – A New York City woman and her newborn are doing well after the baby girl made a surprise entrance on a busy street. The open-air birth…

De Blasio Says New York Can Add 29000 Pre-K Seats – New York Times

New York TimesOne of the biggest questions surrounding Mayor Bill de Blasio’s push for a higher income tax to pay for more prekindergarten seats in New York City is whether…

Casino Bid Newcomers Weigh Site Closer to New York City – New York Times

Casino Bid Newcomers Weigh Site Closer to New York CityNew York TimesIn a surprising move, three newcomers to the competition are now considering building casinos on the Catskills’ southern flank,…

Sunset and Awesome Clouds From New York City! – AccuWeather.com (blog)

Sunset and Awesome Clouds From New York City!AccuWeather.com (blog)… also this second photo). The above photos were taken with my Nikon 1 J2 camera, and processed with Oloneo PhotoEngine. I…

Knicks point guard Raymond Felton arrested, charged with felony weapons … – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsFelton faces New York City’s strict gun possession laws. In 2009, New York Giants wide receiver Plaxico Burress was sentenced to two years in prison after accepting…

Midweek Nuisance Snow for DC, New York City and Boston – AccuWeather.com

Midweek Nuisance Snow for DC, New York City and BostonAccuWeather.comFrigid arctic air looks to make a return to the Northeast and Midwest this week following some of the warmest weather…

Raymond Felton arrested – ESPN

ESPNThe Knicks’ starting point guard was being questioned by New York City police early Tuesday morning, hours after the Knicks’ loss to the Dallas Mavericks, the spokesman said. Felton turned…

More snow coming to New York City in time for Wednesday’s commute – Metro.us

Metro.usAnother dusting of snow is expected to arrive in New York City just in time for Wednesday’s commute. Up to 2 inches of snow is expected to fall in the…

In New York’s Strictest No-Parking Zones, Not Even the FBI Is Exempt – New York Times

In New York’s Strictest No-Parking Zones, Not Even the FBI Is ExemptNew York TimesFor decades, the F.B.I.’s vehicles were off limits to New York City tow trucks, given the bureau’s…

Teens defend ‘fail factory’ school in error-filled letters – New York Post

Teens defend ‘fail factory’ school in error-filled lettersNew York Post“Us as New York City Students deserve respect and encouragement,” one letter read. “We are the future of New York City…

21 Club New York City Restaurant Starring Julie Buehler

This 21 Club video was uploaded for the first time early Sunday morning, and after two years of sitting in my external file. It features a fun dinner I had…

In the Now: New York City events for Friday, Feb. 21 – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsRANDY IS DANDY. Broadway favorite Randy Graff polished her irresistible brass early. As a kid, she and her gal pals hung out and huddled, swathed in bomber…

New York City Chancellor Meets With Charter School Leaders – New York Times

New York TimesThe meeting was something like an early gathering of merging families. Both sides already knew each other, but no one was ready to broach potential conflict, lingering instead…

New York City Craft Beer week starts Friday – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsThe greatest week of the year — if you love local craft beers — starts Friday. New York City Beer Week promises a very hoppy time in…

New restrictions on wall signs in Seattle proposed – The Seattle Times

New restrictions on wall signs in Seattle proposedThe Seattle TimesYou’ve seen the giant wall signs around downtown Seattle, the five-story ads for iPads on the back of the Macy’s parking…

Man Framed by Detective Will Get $6.4 Million From City After Serving 23 Years … – New York Times

New York TimesA man who was framed by a rogue detective and served 23 years in prison for a murder he did not commit will receive $6.4 million from the…

CBS 2 Exclusive: De Blasio’s Caravan Caught Speeding, Violating Traffic Laws – CBS Local

CBS LocalNEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Just days after Mayor Bill de Blasio announced an aggressive plan to prevent traffic deaths, CBS 2 cameras caught the driver of a car carrying…

New York City car owners enjoy 3-week reprieve from parking regulations – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsIn Mayor de Blasio’s New York, drivers don’t have to move their parked cars. By Sunday, city motorists will have enjoyed an uninterrupted 22-day stretch in which…

Fallon’s Tonight Show Debut – TV Guide

TV GuideJimmy Fallon ushered in a new era of The Tonight Show, and welcomed the show back to New York for the first time in more than four decades on…

New York City teachers union president proclaims back pay is ‘a big issue’ – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsThe head of New York City’s teachers union made it clear Monday for the first time that he was pushing the city for back pay for his…

Veteran Actress Elaine Stritch Drops F-Bomb Live on the ‘Today’ Show (Video) – Just Jared

Just JaredVeteran of the stage and screen Elaine Stritch made quite the splash after her appearance on the Today show alongside hosts Hoda Kotb and Kathie Lee Gifford when she…

Winter Storm Rex Lashing Northeast, New England; Boston, New York City … – The Weather Channel

The Weather ChannelAfter dumping inches of snow on the Midwest, Winter Storm Rex has moved into the Northeast and New England, bringing another shot of snow to New York City…

No more snow this week as temperatures expected to hit 54 degrees Friday – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsThe silver-lining to the continued cold weather is that severe flooding is unlikely. … So far this year, New York City has seen 57.1 inches of snow,…