On Monday it was personal. Queens Councilman James Gennaro teared up as he joined Council Speaker Christine Quinn and Health Commissioner Thomas Farley to sponsor a bill to raise the minimum age to buy tobacco products in New York City.
Under the new legislation, sellers would be required to keep tobacco products out of sight except during a purchase by an adult consumer or during restocking.
The snowfall was creating some slick spots across the Tri-State and with temperatures in teens, wet spots could turn icy, according to AccuWeather.
Chemistry and laughter are elements of the perfect date, but fiscal responsibility is a top turn-on as well. Many want to know their prospective dates’ credit scores first.
Holiday tipping is a decision that confounds, confuses and even annoys people this time of year. How much should we tip our doormen, porters, supers, dog walkers, nannies, hairstylists, personal trainers and more?
Superstorm Sandy may be more than a month behind us, but the danger still lingers in damaged homes.
Thomas Farley recommends that if you want to talk politics, you should do it in a setting face to face with people you really know, instead of going to social media sites.
The proposal would put a 16-ounce limit on sugary drinks sold at city restaurants, movie theaters, sports venues and street carts and apply to both bottled and fountain drinks.
The operation is in response to what federal researchers have called the worst outbreak of West Nile since 1999, with 13 cases in New York City, including five in Manhattan.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg is proposing a bill that would require apartment buildings to adopt a written policy on where smoking is or is not allowed both inside and outside of apartment buildings and share it with literally everyone.
New Yorkers are living it up! The latest statistics show life expectancy in the Big Apple is 80.6 years – more than two years longer than the national average.
It’s that time of year when people are rushing out to get the perfect presents, but all to often what lies beneath the wrapping paper isn’t always what you want or need.
More than 110,000 people in New York City are infected with HIV, more than in any other U.S. city and about 75 percent of all cases in the state.
Teterboro, N.J., reached 100 degrees and Central Park hit a high of 97. With the humidity factored in, the 97-degree temperature in Central Park actually felt like 109 degrees.
Picking out the best restaurant for dinner is now about more than the menu. On Wednesday, New York City rolled out a system to grade restaurants on sanitary inspections.