While New York state’s prison system continues to see increased capacity and limited staffing like the rest of the state, politicians are working hard to remedy the growing situation on Riker’s Island. Recently, New York State Governor Kathy Hochul, working in conjunction with New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, announced an arrangement between the State and City of New York to transfer virtually all women and trans-identified persons presently incarcerated on Rikers Island to either the Bedford Hills Correctional Facility or the Taconic Correctional Facility.
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I visited a house in the neighborhood of Dyker Heights, Brooklyn on 84th Street & 10th Avenue. This house was by far the scariest house in the neighborhood and came complete with animated props, dancing skeletons, music, smoke, and a lunging spider!
Riding subways in the Big Apple comes packaged with tons of unspoken rules.(WNYC New York Public Radio/Flickr) New York City — Years ago when I first moved to NYC, like most newbies I was deaf to hearing the unspoken subway rules.
In this video, we try the fruit-topped cheesecake and both vanilla and chocolate-flavored egg creams from Junior’s, the iconic family-owned restaurant which was founded in 1950 by Harry Rosen on the corner of Flatbush and DeKalb Avenue in Brooklyn. Junior’s is known for its world-famous cheesecake, which is considered the best in New York and we see if we agree.
NYC Daily Roundup: Open House New York returns, NYPD Community Center looks to provide refuge and more for 10/15
(NEW YORK) Happy Friday, New Yorkers! The weekend is here and it is gonna be a GREAT one!. There is great weather to kick it off on Friday, a little rain in store for Saturday and a nice sunny day on Sunday to close things out before the work week returns.
In our BEST CREATIVE PIZZA in New York City video we visit an amazing pizzeria, East Village Pizza in the East Village of Manhattan to help support this unique family-owned shop. We speak with the owner about the inventive pizza he has created and have a slice of their delicious Margherita Pizza and Pepperoni Pizza and try some cheesy garlic knots before bringing the rest home with us to eat with our dog Hudson.
As I continued my deep dive into the diverse world of New York City’s best food, I knew I had to try some food from a country I’ve recently fallen in love with: Georgia! Join me as I try some incredible Georgian food, including khinkali and khachapuri, in NYC! Georgia is a country in the Caucasus Region at the crossroads between Asia and Europe. They use lots of fresh herbs and ingredients in their cuisine, which is heavy on meat, dairy, and walnuts!
As many of you probably already know, I’m a lover of all different types of cuisines. From Indian to Mediterranean to Ghanaian to Puerto Rican, I love a good meal. And when you’re in arguably the biggest melting pot in the world—New York City—it’s all at your fingertips. Come with me as I go on an epic Colombian food tour of Queens, New York! For this adventure, I met up with my friend Diana, who is from Colombia and lives in Jackson Heights, Queens. Jackson Heights is a super diverse neighborhood where roughly 300 different languages and dialects are spoken!
Are you interested in trying something new? Ever thought eating healthier would taste so good?! I want you to know this is the most vibrant Food Festival I've ever attended! We try some amazing cheap eats at Vegandale Festival! So make sure to tag along as we explore Randall's Island and enjoy the vibes & the best cheap eats here in NYC! Make sure to eat before watching, hope you enjoy! If you know of any other local places we should go to next, make sure to drop them in the comments below!
JamesandKarla visit New York City's oldest candy store, Economy Candy on Rivington Street in the Lower East Side. This family-owned shop which has been in business since 1937 sells over 2,000 varieties of candies including many old-time classics and nostalgia-type candy. It is the perfect place to shop for Halloween candy or any year-round treat.
For as long as she can remember Kate Dawson had a flair for transforming ho-hum spaces into something spectacular. In college, when Dawson moved into an apartment during junior year, she dazzled her friends decorating her little apartment on the cheap from antiquing and flea market finds. Suddenly the place contained splashes of color with stylish artwork and beautiful fabric.
New York, a city where the world's 99 Billionaires live. And according to Barrons, New York City's total wealth amounted to US$3 trillion. Millionaire's Clubs In New York City (Where The City's Wealthiest Residents Congregate)Austin Distel From Unsplash.
I take a stroll throughout Manhattan from the South Street Seaport to Chinatown along Water Street. There was a new Pumpkin Arch in time for Halloween at Pier 17, and in Chinatown there are several new restaurants, as well as a new mural dedicated to civil rights activist Corky Lee on Doyers Street.
The New York Cat & Dog Festival is returning to Manhatten this year!. The cat festival, which will play in the Village East by Angelika theater at noon on Saturday — Global Cat Day — comprises 21 short pieces that will run for a total of about 90 minutes in length.
NYC Daily Roundup: Remini to host 'The Wendy Williams Show,' Health Dept. addresses rise in STI cases and more for 10/14
(NEW YORK) Hello everyone and welcome back to the NYC Daily Roundup. There is so much happening in New York City on a daily basis, but here we try to summarize some of the content for your benefit. It's the one-stop shop for all things NYC, with the latest news for you to read.
Brooklyn. The Brooklyn Nets closed out the 2021 NBA preseason with a win against the Minnesota Timberwolves. Nicolas Claxton started at center for Blake Griffin and him and James Harden started the Brooklyn version of lob city. Joe Harris also had seven threes in this game as well.