Amateur Night 2022 winner Kofi Boakye. Photo: Larrej Drayton, Courtesy of Apollo Child Star of Tomorrow, singer Brianna Cameron, receives $5,000 prize The winner of America’s longest running talent show Amateur Night at The Apollo, pianist Kofi Boakye, was crowned at the show’s grand finale after he performed his signature version of “Say Yes” by Floetry.Continue Reading

Photo: PANYNJ Lane Closures Planned This Week at the George Washington Bridge, Holland Tunnel, Lincoln Tunnel, Bayonne Bridge, Goethals Bridge and Outerbridge Crossing Emergency Response Exercise at PATH Harrison Station on Saturday Morning; No Impact to Train Service For the week of Dec. 2 to 8, the Port Authority of NewContinue Reading

Imaikalani deVault of Hawaii surfs in Heat 8 of the Round of 32 at the Haleiwa Challenger at home in The Hawaiian Islands on December 1, 2022 at Haleiwa, Hawaii. (Photo by Tony Heff/World Surf League) Finals Day is set for the Haleiwa Challenger at home in the Hawaiian Islands, theContinue Reading

Photo Courtesy of Walks Terminal Tours Resume After Pandemic Hiatus, Transporting Guests Through History of Grand Central  MTA Metro-North Railroad and City Experiences today announced global tours and experiences provider, Walks, as the new operator of the Official Grand Central Terminal Tour. The terminal tours return for the first time sinceContinue Reading

Photo by Guzmán Barquín on Unsplash The New York Housing Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) received two awards for digital innovation during the New York City Technology Forum this week. The “Best App” serving the public was awarded to HPD’s online affordable housing lottery NYC Housing Connect in addition toContinue Reading

State Department of Health Releases HIV/AIDS Annual Surveillance Report Showing Progress to Reduce HIV Infections; Continued Need for Equitable Care Newly Diagnosed HIV Infections Have Decreased 37 Percent Since 2014 State Landmarks and Bridges To Be Illuminated in Red Honoring World AIDS Day Read Proclamation Here Governor Kathy Hochul today issuedContinue Reading

Met Fifth Ave. Photo: Kate Glicksberg The Metropolitan Museum of Art has named a new Research Associate in the Michael C. Rockefeller Wing who will be instrumental in creating new digital and in-gallery content—a collaborative project with World Monuments Fund (WMF)—that will reframe the Museum’s African art galleries. Sosena Solomon, anContinue Reading

Draft Plan Seeks to Meet Customer Priorities of Frequent Service, Faster Travel, Reliable Service, Better Connections, and an Easy Ride Proposal Adds Nine New Routes, Improves Service Frequency on 24 Lines, and Enhances Interborough Connections Agency to Hold 18 Virtual Workshops Beginning Jan. 11, 2023; Customers Encouraged to Submit FeedbackContinue Reading

Study Reveals Industry Generates $34 Billion in Total Economic Output Outlines Recommendations and Current City-Led Initiatives that Address Inequities, Support Industry Growth and Recovery The Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment (MOME), whose portfolio of creative industries expanded to include NYC’s historic publishing industry in 2016, today announced the resultsContinue Reading