So sad. The storied former mayor of New York City, Ed Koch, is dead of congestive heart failure at the age of 88. TMZ reports that the beloved politician passed away at approximately 2:00 a.m. ET today (Feb. 1).
By now you've seen the heartwarming viral photo of NYPD officer Lawrence DiPrimo offering an expensive pair of boots to a barefoot homeless man named Jeffrey Hillman. Over the weekend, the New York Times tracked Hillman down and found that he was no longer wearing the $100 Skechers.
After the September 11, 2001 terrorists’ attacks Louisiana citizens raised funds to replace fire equipment for FDNY. The first fire engine was named the “Spirit of Louisiana.” The truck was delivered in December, 2001. FDNY sent 300 firefighters to assist L…
Time.com's Alexandra Sifferlin submitted a report about some of the New York City Marathon runners' determination to run the foot race, in spite of it being cancelled, and giving back to the relief efforts at the same time.
Photos of Hurricane Sandy flooded social media sites throughout the day Monday, with Facebook, Instagram and Twitter users in the storm's path posting dramatic photos of waves, flooding and downed trees. (Some are fake, by the way.)
Everyone knows that the last two hurricane seasons have been pretty bad. But just how bad were they? Experts say that actually we had just gotten used to an unnaturally low level of hurricane activity, with relatively few major hurricanes hitting the East Coast over the last 30 years.
In July of 2008, the carcass of a bloated, chimera-like animal washed ashore in Long Island. The ‘Montauk Monster‘ terrified and fascinated the nation that summer, with zoologists eventually concluding the beast was probably a water-damaged raccoon, rather than some sort of byproduct of a top-secret…