The Rev. Al Sharpton, who has galvanized the country in protest over the Eric Garner grand jury decision on Staten Island, is scheduled to meet on Thursday afternoon in Manhattan with Amy Pascal of Sony Pictures over leaked, "racially tinged emails" regarding President Barack Obama.
SILive.com, Thu, Dec 18 2014 @ 11:30 AM
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio presents the 2015 city budget at City Hall in New York, May 8, 2014. REUTERS/Seth Wenig/Pool New York Mayor Bill de Blasio was named 2014 Person of the Year by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals for opposing horse-drawn carriages in Manhattan and advocating other animal friendly causes, the group said on Thursday.
CNews, Thu, Dec 18 2014 @ 04:23 PM
The boy was allegedly arrested for assaulting somebody with a cane in Manhattan, New York, before a plain clothes officer appears to punch him several times This shocking video shows the moment a white plain clothes officer allegedly repeatedly punched a 16-year-old as he was being handcuffed by four other officials. The boy, who witnesses believed was just 12, was arrested on suspicion of assaulting somebody with a cane on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, New York, at around 4pm on Monday December 15. But as onlookers filmed the youngster being held down by police, they were stunned to see a plain clothes officer run up and start punching him.
Mirror.co.uk, Fri, Dec 19 2014 @ 10:57 AM
While buyers can certainly get more for their money with apartments and houses in the outer boroughs - though that's no longer the case in certain Brooklyn neighborhoods - there remain great deals to be had in Manhattan. Here are three that caught our eye this week with open houses on Sunday.
DNAinfo.com, Fri, Dec 19 2014 @ 09:06 AM
Ex-employee Ylser Oliver, 49, has issued a lawsuit against the singer claiming she was forced to work up to 16-hours-a-day, seven days a week without proper meal breaks or any extra money in her pay packet as compensation for her extra hours. According to legal papers filed at Manhattan federal court, Ylser claims she began working as an assistant for Mariah in March 2007 and her duties included tidying up her Tribeca home in New York and organising repairs to the property, packing her luggage for trips, tending to her "personal needs," travelling with the RB star on her business trips, taking her calls, carrying out shopping tasks for her and "caring" for Mariah's friends and family.
Iol.co.za, Fri, Dec 19 2014 @ 06:31 AM
Demi Lovato performs on ABC television's "Good Morning America's Summer Concert Series" show in Central Park in the Manhattan borough of New York June 6, 2014. Taylor Swift 's adorable cat videos now have some competition: Demi Lovato got a puppy as an early Christmas present, and she's very excited about it.
Billboard, Thu, Dec 18 2014 @ 02:01 PM
Give the gift of wellness this holiday season with a visit to Manhattan's first Massage Envy Spa in Midtown West ; new clinics also recently opened in Gramercy Park and on the Upper East Side. The spa chain is a pioneer and national leader of professional, convenient and affordable massage and spa services, and the New York City locations join a network of more than 1,000 clinics in 49 states--the largest system of franchised massage clinics in the spa industry.
Examiner.com, Thu, Dec 18 2014 @ 12:01 PM
Leah Lehrer died in January at age 95, but her body was misplaced by medical examiners for nearly a year. The Medical Examiner's Office recently found an elderly woman's corpse rotting in a cooler in its Manhattan morgue for nearly a year.
New York Post, Sun, Dec 14 2014 @ 01:37 AM