New Yorkers may soon not be able to smoke in their own homes, if Democratic New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio gets his way.
Businesses in large cities across the country can escape onerous new regulations if they unionize thanks to carve-outs crafted by labor unions.
The New York City Council passed a bill Wednesday requiring car wash owners to purchase a $150,000 surety bond to operate in city limits. The massive hike could dramatically drive up prices and even force some businesses to close up shop.
It’s hard out there for an ambitious wealth-seeker who, because she values power slightly more than money, has decided to temporarily forgo a lucrative public speaking career in order to run for president (again). Still, there’s no reason why Hillary Clinton, whose campaign says it wants to raise $2.5 billion, shouldn’t be able to direct some of those rich donor dollars her way?
A sandbar shark was killed on Thursday when a semi-trailer truck traveling from Orlando, Florida to Coney Island Aquarium in New York blew blew out a tire, hurling the shark on to the highway, WESH Orlando reported.
A Washington Post report on the frugal nature of the Hillary Clinton campaign notes that, in addition to Hillary, campaign manager John Podesta is the only staffer eligible for senior citizens discounts on Amtrak trains. Both will likely be spending a fair amount of time on the road in the coming months, but if they’re ever back at campaign headquarters in Brooklyn, here are five senior discounts in the area Clinton and Podesta can take advantage of:
A court has ordered New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to release records from his SAFE Act’s assault weapons registry immediately as a result of a lawsuit filed against him by a radio talk show host.
Nothing says “Brooklyn cool” like Hillary Clinton, and nothing says “Hillary Clinton” like setting up a campaign headquarters at a Morgan Stanley building owned by a prominent Democratic donor in one of New York City’s wealthiest neighborhoods.
“It is highly unusual for a charter school in New York City to close, but the U.F.T. charter has consistently been one of the lowest performing schools—charter or otherwise—in the city and has received stern warnings from its authorizer, the SUNY Charter School Institute, about its viability.”
Ithaca, N.Y., best known as home of the fictional University of Ithaca in 2000′s Road Trip, has given up trying to attract tourists to the snow packed town. In an ad on VisitIthaca.com, the Ithaca-Tompkins County Convention and Visitors Bureau is instead directing people to visit the Florida Keys.