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5 takeaways from the New York City mayoral debate

The contest to become New York City's next mayor effectively ended early this summer, when Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams won the Democratic primary.
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Eric Adams, Curtis Sliwa Spar in 1st NYC Mayoral Debate

The two men running to become New York City’s next mayor offered starkly different visions at their first debate about how to lead the nation’s largest city out of the pandemic, improve public safety and gird the city of 8.8 million people for more powerful storms driven by climate change.
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Roundabout Theatre Company – Director of Human Resources

Organization Founded in 1965 and based in New York City, Roundabout Theatre Company (Roundabout) has grown to become one of the country’s largest nonprofit theatrical institutions. Roundabout operates three venues on Broadway— American Airlines Theatre, Stephen Sondheim Theatre, and the historic Studio 54—and two venues off-Broadway—Laura Pels Theatre and Roundabout Underground Black Box Theatre, which are housed in the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre. With a mission to cel...
Tags: Art, Jobs, New York City, United States, Broadway, Human Resources, American Airlines, Harold, EEO, Blue Star Families, Finance Department, Laura Pels Theatre, Employee Development, Human Resources Department, Miriam Steinberg Center, Todd Haimes

A New York City penthouse just rented for $85,000 per month

The Tribeca property, which houses an art collection with pieces by Andy Warhol and Damien Hirst, may be the city's most expensive rental ever.
Tags: New York City, Radio, Andy Warhol, Damien Hirst, Tribeca

Honest Weights, Square Dealings

Ahhhh, The Verge has published an excerpt of Tamara Shopsin’s LaserWriter II, “a coming-of-age tale set in the legendary 90s indie NYC Mac repair shop TekServe — a voyage back in time to when the internet was new, when New York City was gritty, and when Apple made off-beat computers for weirdos”. Joel explains that the LaserWriter II was discontinued almost ten years ago. But Tek always encourages people to fix them. Always. LaserWriter IIs are tanks, one of the most solid printers Apple ever...
Tags: Apple, New York City, Jason Kottke, Joel, Claire, Tekserve, Shopsin, Tamara Shopsin, NYC Mac, Tamara Shopsin Tekserve

Lawyers Plead Guilty in Torching of NYC Police Vehicle

A pair of activist lawyers have pleaded guilty to charges they torched an empty New York City police vehicle last year amid the unrest over the police killing of George Floyd.
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Rudy Giuliani used a face filter to impersonate Abraham Lincoln and make a debunked claim about Terry McAuliffe

Trump attorney and former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani. Alex Wong/Getty Images Former Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani tweeted a video featuring an Abraham Lincoln face filter. In his impersonation of Lincoln, Giuliani repeated a debunked claim about Virginia's ex-governor. "End the Clinton sleaze once and for all!" Giuliani said in his rendition of a 19th Century accent. In a video posted to Twitter on Tuesday, former Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani associated himself with a different ...
Tags: Politics, White House, Virginia, New York City, US, Trends, Lincoln, Giuliani, Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani, Clinton, Trump, Democratic Party, Abraham Lincoln, Glenn, Congressional

Watch: After a subway passenger told cops to wear a mask, they pushed him out

After a 27-year-old subway rider in New York City asked unmasked officers to wear their masks, they physically pushed him out the station's emergency exit door. "You're being disruptive," they told him. Yes, the M.T.A. says everyone must wear a mask "inside subway stations and on trains," and yes, even the NYPD requires their officers to wear masks "in public transit settings," according to The New York Times. — Read the rest
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The one-of-a-kind Wu Tang Clan album made infamous by Martin Shkreli was sold by the government to a crypto collective

Wu-Tang Clan perform during their 25th Anniversary Tour at Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre on May 31, 2019. Scott Legato/WireImage The US government sold Wu-Tang Clan's one-of-a-kind album to a crypto collective called PleasrDAO. The album was sold as part of "pharma bro" Martin Shkreli's monetary judgment. PleasrDAO came into the spotlight previously after purchasing an NFT of the "doge" meme. Wu-Tang Clan's one-of-a-kind album - once owned by Martin Shkreli - was bought by a ...
Tags: New York City, US, Trends, Markets, New York Times, The Times, Crypto, Wu Tang, Michigan, Wu Tang Clan, Times, Doge, Cryptocurrencies, Cnbc, Martin Shkreli, Shkreli

Check out the flophouses and destitution of New York City's Bowery in 1956

Lionel Rogosin's On The Bowery (1956) was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature. Carla and I walked around the Bowery a couple of months ago and it is unrecognizable from the neighborhood depicted here. At the 52-minute mark you can see how three men filter Sterno so they can drink it. — Read the rest
Tags: Video, News, New York City, Poverty, Carla, Lionel Rogosin

Corcoran names new regional VP of Downtown Manhattan

Ryan Fitzpatrick was previously senior managing director of the brokerage's Chelsea office, and has over 20 years of experience in the industry.
Tags: New York City, Radio, Chelsea, Industry News, The Corcoran Group, Douglas Elliman, Ryan Fitzpatrick, Downtown Manhattan, Brokerage, CORE Real Estate, Pamela Liebman, Town Residential

Police: NYC Deli Worker Killed in Dispute Over Store Credit

A New York City deli worker was stabbed to death late Tuesday by a customer who became enraged and pounded on the store’s windows after he was denied store credit, police said.
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The best dog boots and paw wax in 2021, according to dog walkers and trainers

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Nine dog walkers and trainers told us about their favorite dog snow boots, hiking boots, and paw wax. Our experts said the best dog boots go on easily and protect paws without minimizing sensation. Find out more about how Insider Reviews tests and evaluates pet products. This article was medically reviewed by Karie Johnson, DVM, veterinarian and co-founder of VIP Vet Visit, a mobile vet service in the south suburbs of Chicago. Neither sleet nor rain nor heat...
Tags: Reviews, Winter, Minneapolis, Dogs, Pets, Milwaukee, New York City, Trends, Features, Chicago, United States, Buying Guide, Boulder, New York New York, Chicago Illinois, Minneapolis Minnesota

Report: Trump Golf Club Under New Criminal Probe Over Taxes

Donald Trump’s company is under criminal investigation by a district attorney in a New York City suburb into whether it misled officials to cut taxes for a golf course there.
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Hawkeye TV Spot: Hailee Steinfeld is Excited to Work with an Avenger

A Hawkeye TV spot for Marvel Studios’ highly-anticipated MCU series has surfaced online, featuring some new footage that highlights the mentor-mentee relationship between Clint Barton and Kate Bishop. The series is scheduled to make its debut on November 24 with the first two episodes. The minute-long video, which you can check out below, provides a preview of one of Kate Bishop’s fangirl moments as she expresses her excitement of working with an Avenger to a stranger in an elevator. It also giv...
Tags: Video, TV, Movies, New York City, Action, Oscar, TV News, Streaming, Brian, Oscar Isaac, Marvel Studios, Hailee Steinfeld, Jeremy Renner, Hawkeye, Comic Book, Marvel Cinematic Universe

White House releases plan to vaccinate 28M children ages 5-11; New York City mandates vaccination for all employees: COVID-19 updates

The Biden administration said it has obtained enough vaccine to distribute doses to the nation's 28 million children ages 5-11 years old.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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NYC vaccine mandate extends to all city workers and includes a new $500 bonus, mayor says

New York City's vaccine mandate now covers all municipal workers -- and comes with a $500 bonus for those who start their shots between now and October 29 at a city-run site, the city announced Wednesday.
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New York City vaccine mandate extends to all city workers and includes a new $500 bonus, mayor says

In New York City, municipal employees could get an extra $500 for receiving their first shot at a city-run vaccination site between now and October 29. But a police union says it plans to fight the mandate, saying officers have a right to choose.
Tags: New York City, Cnn

New York City vaccine requirement will extend to all city workers, Mayor Bill de Blasio says

In New York City, 160,500 municipal employees could get an extra $500 in their paychecks for receiving their first shot at a city-run vaccination site.
Tags: New York City, Cnn, Bill De Blasio

Health Highlights: Oct. 20, 2021

By Ernie Mundell HealthDay ReporterIn organ transplant breakthrough, a pig's kidney worked in a human. Doctors in New York City have accomplished a...
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Sports gamblers bet more than $1 billion in New Jersey over a single month, breaking national records

A bettor hands cash to a teller to place a bet on the first day of legal sports betting in New Jersey in 2018. DOMINICK REUTER/AFP via Getty Images New Jersey took over $1 billion in sports bets this September, setting a new national record. Atlantic City's casinos and racing tracks collectively netted $82.4 million in revenue. Over 90% of the bets were placed online, flexing the value of legal online gambling sites. Sports gamblers in New Jersey placed over $1 billion in bets last...
Tags: Utah, New York, New York City, US, NFL, Trends, New Jersey, Atlantic City, Rodriguez, Garden State, Ashley Rodriguez, Phil Murphy, DOMINICK REUTER, Idaho Wisconsin, Getty Images New Jersey, Hannah Towey

NYC Requiring Vaccine for Cops, Firefighters, City Workers

New York City will require police officers, firefighters and other municipal workers to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or be placed on unpaid leave, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Wednesday, giving an ultimatum to public employees who’ve refused and ensuring a fight with some of the unions representing them.
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New York City Will Require Police Officers, Other Municipal Workers to Get COVID Vaccines or Be Placed on Unpaid Leave

New York City will require police officers, other municipal workers to get COVID vaccines or be placed on unpaid leave.
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New York City to Require COVID-19 Vaccinations for All Public Employees - WSJ

(Reuters) - New York City will require that all of its municipal workforce get vaccinated against COVID-19, the Wall Street Journal reported on...
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New York City to Require COVID-19 Vaccinations for All Public Employees

(Reuters) -New York City employees will be required to get vaccinated against COVID-19 by the end of next week or will be placed on leave and not...
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US Surgeons Successfully Test Pig Kidney Transplant In Human Patient

For the first time, a pig kidney has been transplanted into a human without triggering immediate rejection by the recipient's immune system, a potentially major advance that could eventually help alleviate a dire shortage of human organs for transplant. Reuters reports: The procedure done at NYU Langone Health in New York City involved use of a pig whose genes had been altered so that its tissues no longer contained a molecule known to trigger almost immediate rejection. The recipient was a brai...
Tags: New York City, US, Tech, Montgomery, Reuters, U S Food and Drug Administration, Robert Montgomery, Revivicor, United Therapeutics Corp, NYU Langone Health

Eric Adams, Curtis Sliwa to Meet in First NYC Mayoral Debate

The two men running to become New York City’s next mayor will face off in their first debate Wednesday night.
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Conservative commentator reacts to Jefferson statue removal

Conservative commentator Scott Jennings and Professor Michael Higginbotham debate whether or not removing a Thomas Jefferson statue from the New York City council chamber is appropriate.
Tags: News, New York City, Stories, Thomas Jefferson, Jefferson, Scott Jennings, Michael Higginbotham

Conservative commentator: Thomas Jefferson statue removal goes too far

Conservative commentator Scott Jennings and Professor Michael Higginbotham debate whether or not removing a Thomas Jefferson statue from the New York City council chamber is appropriate.
Tags: News, New York City, Stories, Thomas Jefferson, Scott Jennings, Michael Higginbotham

‘Son of Monarchs’ Review: A Dreamy, Heady Blend of Science and Allegory

“Son of Monarchs” has a lot on its mind. When Mendel (Tenoch Huerta), a biology grad student living in New York City, returns to his home town in Mexico to pay his respects to his late grandmother, old wounds he’d kept at bay resurface. Yet Mendel’s story becomes but a way for writer-director Alexis Gambis […]
Tags: Reviews, Mexico, New York City, Sundance film festival, Monarchs, Mendel, Alexis Gambis, Sons of Monarchs, Mendel Tenoch Huerta