First Fortnite World Cup: Millions up for grabs in New York finals
Gamers will vie for a top prize of $3 million at a lucrative eSports tournament in New York this weekend. Most participants are teenage boys, who will seek to eliminate each other — virtually — during the competition.
New York state reduces penalties for marijuana possession
Anyone caught with a small amount of pot in New York can expect to receive a fine as opposed to a jail term. Governor Andrew Cuomo has previously announced his intention to legalize recreational usage of the drug.
'The Game All Things Trump' exhibit opens in New York
So much in the era of Donald Trump ends up being about the 45th President of the United States himself. It is in that spirit that controversial artist Andres Serrano has just organized the exhibit, "The Game: All Things Trump," in New York City.
The importance of representation in media
Hello Sunshine Chief Executive Officer Sarah Harden, actress and activist Jameela Jamil (“The Good Place”), Will Packer Media founder Will Packer, and P&G Chief Brand Officer Marc Pritchard speak with Bloomberg’s Viviana Hurtado at the Bloomberg Equality Summit in New York.
The 8-year-old Chess king
Tanitoluwa Adewumi, was crowned chess champion for kindergarten through third grade days back in New York. The Nigerian boy fled to the US with his parents in 2018 went undefeated at the state tournament last weekend, outwitting children from elite private schools with private chess tutors.
Namibian genocide: New York court rejects compensation lawsuit
Namibian genocide: New York court rejects compensation lawsuit.
Major US airports experiencing delays due to staffing issues amid government shutdown
Due to air traffic control staffing shortages, the FAA has warned of delays at New York's LaGuardia and other East Coast airports. The disruption to air traffic has come amid an ongoing federal government shutdown.
Zenith Bank global economic forum
The Founder/Chairman of Zenith Bank Plc, Mr. Jim Ovia recently launched his book, Africa Rise and Shine in New York. The event happened on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly and had foreign dignitaries and private sector captains of industry in attendance.
Alexander Wang takes leather where its never been before
Alexander Wang debuted his fall collection in Brooklyn, New York on Saturday. Leather aprons, biker shorts and various types of vests and hats were used throughout the collection giving looks a streetwise flair.
Go Behind the scenes at the met’s La Bohème
New York's Metropolitan Opera has been performing Giacomo Puccini’s La Bohème since 1900, but the public rarely, if ever, gets to see how it's done. Now, a behind-the-scenes look at the set lets us see that the production is as spectacular backstage as it is from the audience.