Staten Island Woman Given $225,000 For Carpet Fall

While durable woven carpets are known for their 20 to 30 year lifespan, a South Beach woman could have spent the next 20 to 30 years in a hospital bed, thanks to her carpet. According to a recent report from SILive.com, Dana Ferrentino, a Staten Island native, tripped over a raised piece of carpet in […]


Trump’s Foundation: Following in His Father’s Footsteps

Most people around the world know of the enigma that is Donald Trump, especially following his recent bid for the presidency and the controversies that have followed. Trump is known for many things, most of them surrounding his life of luxury and power, but he didn’t start out that way, a new story shows. Out […]


A New Car Sharing Service May Change the Way New Yorkers Commute

The United States Census Bureau reports that the average American spends 26 minutes getting to work. Any native New Yorker can tell you that the five boroughs can be pretty difficult to navigate. While most Manhattan and Brooklyn stops are connected via subway lines, getting to areas like the Bronx and Queens proves near impossible at […]


NYC Taxi Drivers Lost Nearly $1 Billion of Revenue in 6 Months Because of Uber

The Uber Revolution is in full swing in New York City — heck, it’s pretty much starting world domination at this point — but is this trend actually beneficial for cities, or is it stirring up the public transportation pot just a little too much? According to a recent Business Insider article, NYC cab drivers […]


Deadly Legionnaires’ Outbreak in NYC Emphasizes Need for Precaution

The recent outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in New York City is the first of such degree in the United States in years. USA Today reported Monday that there have been 12 deaths and over 100 cases total in the area. It is an uncommon disease, but it is a dangerous one. A form of bacterial […]


NYPD Body Camera Program To Expand After Policy Change

A review of the New York City Police Department’s body camera program is currently underway, reports the New York Daily News. Currently, there are 54 New York City police officers who have been equipped with body cameras during their patrols. Additional body cameras will be given to roughly 1,000 NYPD officers across the city. The […]


New York City’s Richest Sugar Daddies Are Using Real Estate Agents to Conceal Their Crimes of Passion

When looking for real estate, potential homeowners tend to want certain things out of their real estate property. For example, 53% of them are looking for a two-car garage. But in New York City, real estate buyers are noticing quite a different trend. According to the New York Daily News, New York City real estate […]


Public Enemy No. 2: Baby Wipes Clogging New York Sewers

The Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, known as INDA, is fighting back after a number of cities — New York being one of the most prominent — have blamed baby wipes labeled as “flushable” for wreaking havoc on public sewers. Earlier this year, the Department of Environmental Protection started finding unwelcome items in New […]


Roof Renovation Brings Wildlife To NYC’s Javits Center

The roof of the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York City’s largest convention center, has gone from black to green. Plant and wildlife now cover the seven-acre roof of the convention center. Much of the convention center’s piping and ductwork has been replaced with plants and wildlife. Traditional ductwork can have cooling losses as […]

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The Results Of The Annual “Fertility Scorecard” Is Here; How Does New York State Rank?

RESOLVE, the National Infertility Association, recently announced the results of its yearly “Fertility Scorecard” — and New York State fared pretty well, scoring a B. To put that into perspective, only five states earned an A rating. RESOLVE evaluated states’ fertility programs on the following criteria: insurance coverage and mandates, the number of infertility support […]