Nick Cave Goes Underground – The New York Times

Nick Cave Goes Underground – The New York Times

For an artist best known for “Soundsuits” that produces a variety of percussive effects when worn, Nick Cave’s public project, “Each One, Every One, Equal All,” has found a fittingly noisy home in the New York subway. Earlier this month, during a preview of the completed project, a saxophone reverberated through the tunnels of the … Read more

Special master releases new New York congressional maps

Special master releases new New York congressional maps

The court-appointed special master tasked with drawing New York’s new congressional and state Senate maps released a preliminary draft of the new congressional boundaries Monday the state will have for the next decade. Carnegie Mellon University Fellow Jonathan Cervas as special master drew lines for the state’s 26 House seats, with 15 leaning Democratic, three … Read more

Court-appointed master releases New York state Senate lines

Court-appointed master releases New York state Senate lines

A court-appointed special master released New York’s new state Senate district lines Monday, releasing a draft plan for the next decade that will lean Democratic for more than half of the upper house. Jonathan Cervas, of the Institute for Politics and Strategy at Carneige Mellon University, reconfigured the state’s 63 Senate seats from the Legislature’s … Read more

JetBlue goes hostile in its bid for Spirit Airlines

JetBlue goes hostile in its bid for Spirit Airlines

JetBlue launched a hostile takeover bid for Spirit Airlines on Monday and asked shareholders of the low-cost carrier to reject a proposed acquisition by Frontier Airlines. JetBlue hopes that its move will push Spirit’s board to the negotiating table after the board rejected an earlier offer. Spirit said that it will “carefully review” JetBlue’s tender … Read more

White ‘Replacement Theory’ Fuels Racist Attacks – NBC New York

White ‘Replacement Theory’ Fuels Racist Attacks – NBC New York

A racist ideology seeking from the internet’s fringes into the mainstream is being investigated as a motivating factor in the supermarket shooting that killed 10 people in Buffalo, New York. Most of the victims were Black. Ideas from the “great replacement theory” filled a racist screed supposedly posted online by the white 18-year-old accused of … Read more

‘Missing’ investigates a NY girl who vanished – Leanne Marie Hausberg | Watch first episode of new WABC-TV cold case series

‘Missing’ investigates a NY girl who vanished – Leanne Marie Hausberg |  Watch first episode of new WABC-TV cold case series

BENSONHURST, Brooklyn (WABC) — On the morning of March 18, 1999, teenager Leanne Marie Hausberg disappeared into thin air. The 14-year-old left her family’s apartment in Brooklyn and has never been heard from again. For almost 23 years, Leanne’s family has lived with the agony of not knowing what happened to her. I hope that … Read more

New York severe weather: Storms, flooding, potential tornadoes

New York severe weather: Storms, flooding, potential tornadoes

NEW YORK – Severe weather including storms and even a slight chance of tornadoes is forecasted for the New York City region beginning Monday afternoon. A Severe Thunderstorm Watch was posted until 8 pm Monday for eastern Pennsylvania, most of New Jersey, New York City and its northern suburbs, Nassau County on Long Island, and … Read more

As NYC eyes centers high COVID alert upgrade, city to distribute 16.5 million at-home COVID tests at key – New York Daily News

As NYC eyes centers high COVID alert upgrade, city to distribute 16.5 million at-home COVID tests at key – New York Daily News

Mayor Adams announced Monday that the city is significantly expanding the number of COVID tests and masks it distributes to schools, libraries and houses of worship in a push to stem the growing number of coronavirus cases and to head off a future wave of the virus. The city’s COVID alert status has not yet … Read more

New York City expected to elevate to ‘high’ coronavirus alert level in coming days, indoor masks urged

New York City expected to elevate to ‘high’ coronavirus alert level in coming days, indoor masks urged

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) — New York City is expected to enter the high COVID-19 alert level in the coming days, and health officials are strongly recommending wearing masks in public indoor settings. The city is currently in the medium alert level, but that is expected to change as cases increase. The New York City … Read more