Tag Archives: NYC

Amazon To Get $1.5B Tax Break For NYC Headquarters

The New York Daily News reports: Amazon will get $1.5 billion in tax breaks and grants from New York to host half its new headquarters in Long Island City. The company announced Tuesday, after weeks of speculation, that it will open new headquarters in Queens, and Arlington, Virginia. Each location is expected to be home to more than 25,000 employees, …

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Amazon To Split New HQ Between NYC And DC Suburb

Reuters reports: Amazon.com Inc will on Tuesday announce it has selected New York and Northern Virginia for its second headquarters, a source told Reuters, ending a more than year-long contest that has seen frenzied bidding from locales across North America. Amazon’s plan to split its second headquarters, dubbed “HQ2”, evenly between two cities will boost its presence around New York …

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Google Plans Massive West Village Expansion [VIDEO]

The Wall Street Journal reports: Google is gearing up for an expansion of its New York City real estate that could add space for more than 12,000 new workers, an amount nearly double the search giant’s current staffing in the city, according to people familiar with the matter. The plan, which hasn’t been previously disclosed, would give Google room for …

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LIVE VIDEO: Protect Mueller Protest In Times Square

MoveOn’s protests calling for Trump to keep his tiny elfin hands of the Mueller investigation are happening right now all over the country. Watch below as New Yorkers gather in Times Square before marching down to Union Square for speeches from prominent activists, politicians, and celebrities. I’ll add live-streams from other cities as they become available.

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Alec Baldwin Arrested For Punching Man Over Parking

CBNC reports: Hot-headed actor Alec Baldwin was arrested Friday after punching a person in New York City, police said. A spokesman for police told WNBC-TV that the “30 Rock” star Baldwin was in custody after the incident in the East Village section of Manhattan. Sources told the station the dispute Baldwin was involved in was over a parking spot. Baldwin …

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Proud Boys Member Gets Fashion Makeover For Court

The New York Post reports: He’s like a whole new man, er, Boy! One of the Proud Boy goons busted last week over a brawl with Antifa protesters outside an Upper East Side Republican club underwent a total makeover for his court appearance Thursday. John Kinsman, 39, shaved his long, scruffy beard, chopped off his scraggly hair and ditched his …

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NEW YORK CITY: Post Office Evacuated After 12th Possible Bomb Found Addressed To James Clapper

Talking Points Memo reports: Another suspicious package is being investigated by the New York police department after a postal inspector spotted it at a sorting facility in Hell’s Kitchen, according to CNN reporting. The package is reportedly addressed to former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper through care of CNN, where Clapper is a contributor. It reportedly resembles the others …

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NEW YORK CITY: Suspicious Package Sent To Robert De Niro’s Restaurant, Removed By Bomb Squad [VIDEO]

The New York Post reports: A suspicious package was sent to the Tribeca restaurant owned by actor Robert De Niro, police sources told The Post on Thursday. The parcel was “the same” as those containing pipe bombs sent to prominent Democrats, including former President Obama, Hillary Clinton, along with CNN’s New York bureau, the sources said. The Tribeca Grill, along …

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Law Enforcement Says Time Warner Center Package Was Addressed To Former CIA Director John Brennan

New York authorities are reporting that the suspicious package mailed to CNN’s offices at Manhattan’s Time Warner Center was addressed to former CIA director John Brennan, who has been a sharp critic of the Trump administration since becoming a CNN commentator. Story developing…. UPDATE: CNN reports. Brennan, an official in the Obama administration, is a frequent CNN guest and Trump …

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CNN Evacuates NYC Office Due To “Suspicious Package”

CNN just reported that they have switched broadcasting to their DC offices after being forced to evacuate Manhattan’s Time Warner Center due to a suspicious package reportedly found in their mail room. Law enforcement is on the scene and CNN staffers are weighing in on-air from the street on their cell phones. Story developing… Here's the moment CNN had to …

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Another NYC Building Rips Down Its “Trump” Name

TIME Magazine reports: Residents of Trump Place on the Upper West Side of Manhattan have joined three other buildings in the neighborhood in stripping the president’s brassy five-letter name from their 46-story building in another sign that the brand is losing some of its appeal. In May, a judge ruled that the Trump Organization was wrong in asserting a contract …

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Trump Org Sues Man Who Died In Trump Tower Fire

The New York Post reports: The Trump Organization has filed a lawsuit seeking $90,000 in unpaid common charges and fees from a Trump Tower resident– six months after he died in a fire that engulfed his Fifth Avenue apartment. The board of Trump Tower Condominium, through Trump Organization lawyer Sonja Talesnik, filed the suit in Manhattan Supreme Court late Tuesday …

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Homocon New York State Senate Candidate Screams Defense Of Proud Boys At NYC Council Speaker [VIDEO]

Gothamist reports: The Metropolitan Republican Club has stood perhaps most forcefully behind McInnes and the Proud Boys. On Sunday, the group put out a statement touting their support for free speech, adding that “Gavin’s talk on Friday night, while at times politically incorrect and a bit edgy, was certainly not inciting violence.” Members of the club have also come to …

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NEW YORK: GOP Gov Candidate Says He’s “Ashamed” That Proud Boys Were Invited To Speak At GOP Club

The New York Daily News reports: GOP gubernatorial candidate Marc Molinaro on Tuesday said he is “a bit ashamed” that a Manhattan Republican Club invited the head of the ultra-national right wing group The Proud Boys to speak over the weekend. “I’m embarrassed these individuals were invited to speak,” Molinaro said during a 90-minute appearance before the Daily News Editorial …

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NYPD To Charge Nine “Proud Boys” Members With Rioting And Assault For Homophobic Attacks [VIDEO]

The Daily Beast reports: The New York Police Department announced Monday that it has enough evidence to charge nine members of the right-wing group Proud Boys and three protesters with various counts of rioting, assault and attempted assault. The brawl between the two sides erupted a few blocks from the Metropolitan Republican Club after a speech by Proud Boys leader …

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Michael Bloomberg Re-Registers As A Democrat

NBC News reports: Michael Bloomberg announced Wednesday that he had re-registered as a Democrat, in a sign that the former New York City mayor could be seriously considering a presidential bid in 2020. “At key points in U.S. history, one of the two parties has served as a bulwark against those who threaten our Constitution. Two years ago at the …

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Beloved NYC Figure Ms. Colombia Found Dead

The Jackson Heights Post in Queens reports: Ms. Colombia, a colorful and beloved figure in the Jackson Heights LGBT community, has been found dead, Council Member Daniel Dromm has announced. Ms. Colombia, whose birth name was Osvaldo Gomez, was found dead in the waters off Jacob Riis Park, Dromm’s office said. No foul play is currently suspected, although the Office …

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LIVE VIDEO: Trump Addresses UN General Assembly

CNN reports: President Donald Trump’s national security adviser John Bolton brought a prop to the UN General Assembly to underscore the Trump administration’s primary theme: the US stands on its own. Bolton waved a copy of the Constitution, a little booklet meant to symbolize the message of sovereignty US officials will hammer home during the year’s largest gathering of world …

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