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A ban on menthol cigarettes on the city and state level in New York has led to a conflict between activists in the Black community who are for and against the ban. A group against the proposals led by family members of Eric Garner & George Floyd held a protest at City Hall, and a group led by members of the NAACP and one of the City Council members supporting the ban was held a block away at One Police Plaza.
It seems Mayor Eric Adams has some more work to do. It has been reported over 150 New York City police offers have been involved in misconduct responding to George Floyd’s passing.
Julia Fox wants us to know she is also a part of the struggle and hates wealthy people.
One of New York City’s most unique identifiers is no longer. The graffiti from a very popular tunnel in Washington Heights has been repainted to the ire of some residents.
The first legal cannabis dispensary opens in New York City on Thursday. The Housing Works Cannabis Company, located in the East Village neighborhood of Manhattan, is the first of 36 that have been approved by the state's Cannabis Control Board. As more licenses are slated to be approved, the city is aiming to crack down on illegal smoke shops and bodegas without licenses.
New York City Mayor Eric Adams defends his decision to go on vacay just before a winter storm was set to hit the city he's in charge of.
'SNL' alum Chris Redd was attacked in October by an unknown assailant as he headed in to perform. No arrests have been made.
Things are getting bad in New York City. Whether it’s the crime rate, rising cost of living or number of rats running around the street, things are a struggle out here.
The Jackie Robinson Museum was officially opened to the public on Tuesday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The ceremony was attended by Rachel Robinson, along with her children David and Sharon along with other notable figures including filmmaker Spike Lee and former MLB pitcher C.C. Sabathia.
One of the most iconic groups ever are about to be immortalized in their hometown. The New York City Council has approved a petition to rename a street to “Beastie Boys Square”.
Retail chains in the Big Apple apparently need to step their security up. A shoplifting ring is accused with taking almost $4 million dollars worth of merchandise.
If your money wasn’t long enough to secure a “Air Force 1” by Louis Vuitton sneaker there is hope. The sneaker designed by Virgil Abloh will be up for grabs at an upcoming exhibit in New York City.