Creepy window in NYC hotel room opens into a restaurant

Creepy window in NYC hotel room opens into a restaurant

This isn’t exactly a room with a view. A tourist has been left stunned after checking into a New York City hotel room to find its window looked directly into an adjoining Times Square restaurant. Desiree Baker booked a suite at the Cassa Hotel & Residences in Midtown via Airbnb last week, with the listing … Read more

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NYPD ready to scale back Times Square New Year’s Eve in NYC

NYPD ready to scale back Times Square New Year's Eve in NYC

The NYPD is planning for “multiple contingencies” and is ready to scale back on the iconic Times Square New Year’s Eve ball drop amid a surge in COVID-19 cases, top cop Dermot Shea said Tuesday morning.  “I think we’re all on a wait-and-see,” the outgoing commissioner said in an NY1 interview. “You know, this is … Read more

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Man miraculously survives after being struck by NYC train

Man miraculously survives after being struck by NYC train

A man miraculously survived after being struck by a train in Manhattan early Tuesday, cops said.  The unidentified man was standing on the tracks at the Canal Street station around 4:30 a.m. when a southbound 6 train pulled in and struck him, police said.  He was taken to Bellevue Hospital, where his injuries were initially … Read more

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25-year-old NYC man Kerwin James fatally shot on Brooklyn street

25-year-old NYC man Kerwin James fatally shot on Brooklyn street

A 25-year-old man was gunned down on a Brooklyn street on Monday night, police said. Kerwin James was shot in the chest at the intersection of Newport and Bristol streets in Brownsville at about 6:35 p.m., according to the NYPD. Police at the scene in Brownsville.Wayne Carrington He was taken to Brookdale Hospital and pronounced … Read more

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Hochul’s office backtracks on NY mask-mandate ‘spot checks’

Hochul's office backtracks on NY mask-mandate 'spot checks'

Gov. Kathy Hochul’s office on Monday night walked back comments she made earlier in the day regarding enforcement of her controversial, private-sector mask mandate — following the refusal of a majority of county leaders to perform the task. In a prepared statement, Hochul spokesperson Hazel Crampton-Hays said, “Enforcement will be done by local health departments, … Read more

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Man charged with assaulting NYPD cop at NYC pharmacy

Man charged with assaulting NYPD cop at NYC pharmacy

A man was arrested Monday and charged with assault for allegedly punching an NYPD cop in the face at a Manhattan drug store when she asked him to leave, authorities said. Amil Foray, 25, is accused of pummeling the cop on Dec. 10 at Duane Reade on East 34th Street in Murray Hill while the … Read more

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NYers hunt for at-home COVID tests even as prices soar

NYers hunt for at-home COVID tests even as prices soar

New Yorkers are being forced to pay inflated prices for do-it-yourself home COVID tests — if they can even find one. The huge demand for the hard-to find over-the-counter tests — which usually retail for about $24 a pair — has jacked up their price at some outlets to as much as twice that. And … Read more

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