Christmas in New York City: Here's what's closed

John Moore/Getty Images Traders at the New York Stock Exchange will only be giving and receiving gifts among family on Christmas Day Friday. Christmas Day means the hustle and bustle of families coming together, the opening of presents, but also a city quieted by closures all around the town. From courts to libraries to the […]

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International car thieves busted in New York

AP The sophisticated car thieves swiped dozens of sweet rides, including BMWs, authorities said. A “sophisticated network of international thieves” drove dozens of luxury rental cars off city airport parking lots and onto shipping containers headed to West Africa, where they were flipped for a profit, authorities charged Wednesday. Fourteen alleged schemers were charged in […]


New York moms weigh in on Hilaria Baldwin post-baby body

hilariabaldwin via Instagram Hilaria Baldwin embraces her lingering baby weight in a selfie posted two days after giving birth. Back off of our bumps. That’s the message from New York City mothers sick of laboring over their post-baby bodies. Hilaria Baldwin became the poster-mom for postpartum self esteem on Friday after posting a mirror selfie […]


Smoking levels across New York hit historic low

iStock Statewide smoking levels have hit a historic low in New York, according to numbers released by the state, which show the smoking rate for adults is down to 14.5%. ALBANY — New Yorkers are butting out. Statewide smoking levels have dropped to a historic low, according to data released Monday by the state. Over […]