While supporters of mixed martial arts continue to wrangle with legal channels to get New York State to overturn its current ban on the professional sport, those who are interested in MMA and traditional martial arts may find programs throughout the city to learn and train safely. As attitudes about MMA — particularly its merits as fitness and self-defense training — change, more programs will no doubt become available to New Yorkers. Few could compete with these, the best of the best, right in New York.
The last major gap runs from 38th to 60th streets on the East Side.
President Obama said in public what he is also saying in private — that a Palestinian state can only be achieved by the Israelis and Palestinians going to the bargaining table and tackling the hard questions that face them.
With most of the world’s leaders in town for the annual gathering, security is ramped up. That means frozen zones, escort convoys and more.
CBS 2’s Derricke Dennis was live at the scene and reported that workers hit a gas line and some electrical lines while working on a trench around 3 p.m. Friday. That caused an explosion that came up through a manhole.
Five Republican New York State Senators say ditching the payroll tax in favor of East River tolls would bring in another $100 million for the MTA next year.
A community board in a bar-heavy section of midtown Manhattan may soon put restrictions on organized “pub crawls.”
In the four days since establishing its earthquake relief fund, the Japan Society has raised more than $700,000.
If you’re caught on camera in a bus lane during restricted hours, you can be fined by mail for between $115 and $150.
The presidential appearance at the UN meant presidential gridlock on Manhattan’s East Side Thursday,
President Obama told a U.N. conference that the U.S. is changing its approach to development to focus less on spending money and more on really helping countries develop.
He never thought this fare might be his last. Ahmed Sharif picked up a college student on Tuesday night –and it nearly cost him his life.