Tag Archives: NYC

TRUMP FANS STRIKE: Banner Touting “Peacemaker” Vladimir Putin Unfurled From Manhattan Bridge

No one has claimed credit yet, but Twitter seems to have an idea who is behind it. The New York Daily News reports: Someone hung a giant banner emblazoned with the image of Russian President Vladimir Putin from the Manhattan Bridge Thursday afternoon. Social media erupted with pictures of the large banner with a picture of Putin dressed in a ...

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DOMA Champion Edie Windsor Remarries At 87

NBC News reports: Edie Windsor, the 87-year-old LGBTQ activist whose lawsuit against the federal government helped paved the way for same-sex marriage nationwide, has gotten remarried. Windsor and Judith Kasen, 51, tied the knot on Monday at City Hall in New York, the New York Times reported on Saturday. “I can’t think of anyone more deserving of this joy and ...

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NEW YORK CITY: Plans Unveiled For New Penn Station, Gov. Cuomo Sets Aggressive 2020 Completion Target

As you can see, the design echoes the original Penn, which was demolished to continuing lament over 50 years ago. Curbed New York reports: Brace yourselves, New Yorkers: a new Penn Station is officially coming—for real this time. Today, Governor Andrew Cuomo unveiled plans for the forthcoming Pennsylvania Station-Farley Complex, along with announcing the developers and builders who will collaborate ...

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New Digital Trump Billboard To Hit Times Square

Birther kingpin Jerome Corsi writes at World Net Daily: Following its success in Times Square, a “Super Trump” digital billboard was posted in downtown Orlando, and a “Super Trump II” will play next week on a 55-foot digital billboard in Times Square. In the “Super Trump II” animated billboard, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump flies through the air to plant ...

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Trump Calls For Nationwide Racist “Stop-And-Frisk” Law

Politico reports: Donald Trump on Wednesday called for the controversial “stop-and-frisk” policing practice to be instituted nationwide as a means of combating violent crime in America’s inner cities. In a pre-taped interview on Fox News scheduled to air Wednesday night, Trump was asked by an audience member what he would do to address “violence in the black community” and “black-on-black ...

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BREAKING: Chelsea Bombing Suspect Ahmad Rahami In Custody After Shootout With Police In New Jersey

The New York Post reports: A 28-year-old Afghani native wanted in connection with blasts in Manhattan and New Jersey that left 29 wounded has been caught after shooting at a police officer in New Jersey, according to a report. Ahmad Khan Rahami was arrested after firing at the cop in Linden, WNBC reported. Rahami, whose fingerprint was found on an ...

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LIVE VIDEO: Obama Speaks On Terror Attacks

President Obama is in New York City to attend the general assembly of the United Nations. He is due to deliver a statement on this weekend’s terror attacks at 11:30am. Watch below. UPDATE: The president arrived early and is now speaking.

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Donald Trump Brags About Calling Chelsea Terror Attack A Bombing: I Called It Before The News Did [VIDEO]

Heavy.com reports: In an interview on Fox and Friends this morning, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump discussed the recent bombing in New York City and bragged that he “called it.” Trump said in the interview that he should be a newscaster because “I called it before the news” and that he knew this would happen. This is another instance of ...

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Police Issue Photo Of Chelsea Bombing Suspect

CNN reports: New York police say they’re looking for 28-year-old Ahmad Khan Rahami in connection with the Chelsea bombing over the weekend. Also on Monday morning, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday the bombs found over the weekend have similarities, suggesting “there might have been a common linkage.” Cuomo said the investigation is ongoing, and he “wouldn’t be surprised ...

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Officials: The “Manifesto” Guy Is Not The Bomber

The Associated Press reports: A law enforcement official says federal investigators have discounted a claim of responsibility for the New York City bombing on the social blogging service Tumblr. The official says investigators looked into it and don’t consider it relevant to the case. The official was not authorized to discuss an ongoing investigation and spoke to The Associated Press ...

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NYPD Investigates Tumblr Page Claiming To Be From Chelsea Bomber: “I Did This For Homosexuals Like Me”

The New York Daily News reports: The NYPD is vetting a Tumblr page that claimed to be the “manifesto” of the New York City bomber— and threatened more explosions to come, a police source said. The page, called “I’m the NY Bomber,” claimed to be written by the person who planted bombs in Chelsea Saturday night. A police source told ...

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NEW YORK CITY: Dumpster Explodes In Chelsea, 15 Minor Injuries Reported, Trump Blames Terrorism UPDATE: Potential Pressure Cooker Bomb Found Nearby

An early report from NY1: NYPD sources tell NY1 that up to a dozen people may have suffered minor injuries in an explosion that occurred around 8:30 p.m. in Manhattan’s Chelsea neighborhood. Fire and police crews are on the scene of the blast, which took place on West 23rd Street between Sixth and Seventh avenues. Mass transit has been routed ...

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NEW YORK CITY: Gay Man Sentenced To Nine Years In Prison Over 2015 Chair-Clubbing Attack On Gay Couple

You may recall that the incident, caught on a video that went viral nationwide, was widely characterized as a hate crime until it was learned that all involved parties are gay. Duncan Osbourne reports at Gay City News: Bayna-Lekheim El-Amin was sentenced to nine years in prison and three years post-release supervision for assaulting two men in the Dallas BBQ ...

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Feature Film To Center On Harlem Hate Church

NBC Out reports: In his new film, “My Harlem,” filmmaker Jeff L. Lieberman takes a stand against Harlem’s anti-gay ATLAH Worldwide Missionary Church. The Vancouver native, who has documentary “The Amazing Nina Simone” under his belt, uses his new film to examine important themes including homophobia, gentrification and violence against the LGBTQ community. In “My Harlem,” the two main characters, ...

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NEW YORK CITY: Plug Pulled On Hundreds Of Free Web Browsing Stations Because People Were Viewing Porn

Gothamist reports: After reports of people using the LinkNYC kiosks to view porn — and masturbating in public — LinkNYC has decided to pull the plug on web browsing. The company said, “Starting today, we are removing web browsing on all Link tablets while we work with the City and community to explore potential solutions, like time limits.” The 400 ...

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55-Foot Digital Trump Billboard Debuts In Times Square

See the video below. From Rupert Murdoch’s New York Post: It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s Super Trump! A day after rival Hillary Clinton fell ill at the 9/11 ceremony at the World Trade Center, a pro-Donald Trump SuperPac is launching a digital ad in Times Square depicting Trump as Superman. The video shows Trump — with a big ...

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NEW YORK CITY: Hillary Leaves Ground Zero Ceremony After Not Feeling Well, Crackpot Sites Go Nuts [VIDEO]

And now we get another week of “sick Hillary” conspiracy claims. CNN reports: Hillary Clinton left the 9/11 commemoration ceremony Sunday early after she felt overheated and went to her daughter’s apartment, the Clinton campaign said. “Secretary Clinton attended the September 11th Commemoration Ceremony for just one hour and 30 minutes this morning to pay her respects and greet some ...

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Coming Soon: Donna Summer, The Musical

The New York Post reports: Hey, someone left the cake out in the rain! And I’m here to tell you all about it. Director Des McAnuff, of “Jersey Boys” fame, staged a workshop last week of a new musical about the life of disco queen Donna Summer. It’s a gender-bender, with women playing some of the men in her life. ...

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NEW YORK CITY: Priest Who Said Catholic Gays Must Remain Celibate Accused Of Molesting Teenage Boy

The Archdiocese of New York says the accusation is “credible.” The New York Daily News reports: A priest who once said homosexuals had to live a “celibate life” to be good Catholics has been accused of molesting a 15-year-old boy at a Bronx church about 30 years ago. But without a change to the statute of limitations on child sex ...

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Harlem Hate Church To Burn “Fag Flag” To Celebrate Temporary Postponement Of Bankruptcy Auction

Via press release from the Ali Forney Center: The Ali Forney Center (AFC), the nation’s largest and most comprehensive organization dedicated to homeless LGBT youth, announces that it is organizing a demonstration to protest ATLAH Church’s plan to burn the rainbow flag. Yesterday, Rev. James Manning posted a sign indicating his intent to burn the rainbow flag as a “victory ...

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