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Say Goodbye to Winter Activities

Will this reporter ever get to go ice fishing? And more news for your Wednesday.

February 22, 2023

Want to Save NYC Money? Ban Broker Fees and Make NYPD Officers Pay for Their Own Misconduct

Would a city run by the Independent Budget Office be a ruthlessly efficient, technocratic paradise? Who’s to say? Not us, for sure.

February 21, 2023

NY Times: Our Trans Coverage Was Fine the First Time, Thanks

To the Times, journalists demanding higher standards are now activists, which means their concerns don't matter.

February 17, 2023

I’m Not Owned, Kathy Hochul Insists After Second Self-Inflicted Defeat

"This vote is an important victory for the Constitution," Hochul said after the full State Senate voted down her nominee to be NY's top judge.

February 16, 2023

Freedom for Flaco

Plus other news from the Eurasian eagle-owl's New York.

February 14, 2023

More Cars, More Problems: NYC Paid Out $130 Million Last Year in Crash Settlements

Taxpayer money goes to the City’s car fleet, and also to payouts when municipal workers crash into other cars or people—to the tune of $130.1 million last year.

February 13, 2023

Perhaps Kathy Hochul Is Not Very Good at This Whole Politics Thing

Exhibits A, B, and C: Hector LaSalle. And more news for your Friday!

February 10, 2023

Poll: New Yorkers Think That Obscenely Rich People Should Pay Higher Taxes

Ahead of the legislature’s hearing on possible tax increases, a new poll finds wide support for the rich paying more.

February 9, 2023

Uncle Joe Wants to Kill Bogus Concert Ticket Fees

And you'll NEVER BELIEVE what Mitt Romney said to George Santos!

February 8, 2023