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New York went an entire weekend without a shooting or homicide for the first time in 25 years

New York City had its first weekend without a shooting or homicide in 25 years. The last Friday-Saturday-Sunday time period during which no shootings occurred across all five of New York City's Burroughs happened in 1993.
Gavin McInnes, founder of the far-right "Proud Boys" group, brandishes a sword after giving a speech in New York City Friday night.

Video appears to show members of far-right ‘Proud Boys’ group beating up anti-fascist protesters outside Republican club in NYC

Demonstrators gathered outside New York City's Metropolitan Republican Club Friday night to protest a speech by Gavin McInnes, leader of the far-right "Proud Boys" group. Multiple skirmishes broke out as the event was letting out.
Jordana Gaines spent $147 on her Valkyrie cosplay.

We asked 17 people how much they spent on their Comic Con costumes — here’s what they told us

New York Comic Con kicked off on Thursday at the Javits Convention Center in Manhattan. We asked 17 people how much they spent on their costumes — known as cosplays — and their answers ranged from $20 to about $1,000. Many costumes, ranging from Captain America to Harley Quinn, took months to make.
The views from the Quay Tower penthouse are breathtaking.

A $20 million penthouse may be about to shatter the record for the most expensive home sold in Brooklyn — here’s a look inside

A Brooklyn penthouse in Quay Tower is under contract for $20 million. If the deal closes, it will become the most expensive home ever sold in Brooklyn, reports the Wall Street Journal. Keep reading for a glimpse inside the ultra-luxurious home.
New York City is one of a kind.

14 millennials share the best things about living in New York City

Living in New York City has its advantages and disadvantages, but for many of the city's residents, the pros vastly outweigh the cons. Author Audrey Noble asked 15 New Yorkers why they think NYC is the best city in the world.
The Knickerbocker Hotel reopened in 2015.

This luxury hotel in Times Square hosts an exclusive, rooftop New Year’s Eve party where guests are only 150 feet from the ball drop — but...

An estimated one million people go to Times Square to see the famous countdown and ball drop on New Year's Eve. But you can enjoy the glamorous night without the crowd at The Knickerbocker Hotel's St. Cloud rooftop, just 150 feet from the famous ball drop.
Charleston, South Carolina is two hours away by plane.

The best travel destinations within 5 hours of New York City

New York City is a destination in itself, but you may be looking to escape for a weekend without compromising your wallet or limited vacation days. There are quick weekend getaways, like Bermuda or Tulum, that you can visit in five hours or less.
The $10,000 exam includes breakfast, lunch, and a massage.

CEOs, athletes, and celebs are paying $10,000 for this 6-hour physical exam that includes a massage and 2 meals in an ultra-luxurious, spa-like NYC fa...

A New York City medical center offers a "five-star" physical examination in a luxurious, spa-like facility in downtown Manhattan — and it costs $10,000. The six-hour checkup at the 15,000-square-foot center is designed for C-level executives, athletes, and celebrities.
48-year-old Malian immigrant Moustafa is homeless, but still plies his trade as a mechanic to stay afloat.

I spent the weekend with a homeless community in New York to see what it’s really like to live on the streets

Homelessness in New York is up 39% from 2016. We spent the weekend with Moustafa to understand what life is like for him and others suffering homelessness.
One Manhattan father said his children's nanny gives him two 90-minute massages per week.

Forget teaching 2nd languages — wealthy New Yorkers now want their kids’ nannies to do their hair, drive Zambonis, and give them massages

Wealthy parents were once content with nannies who could teach their kids languages like Mandarin or French, but now those parents looking for nannies who can do much more for them, like doing their hair, giving them massages, and driving Zambonis for their private ice-skating rinks.