It's the world's longest certified foot race: a 3,100-mile run that takes participants not across America but around the same New York block 5,649 times. Runners complete more than two marathons a day for almost two months, on less than five hours sleep a night.
Two teams of knights, the Gladiators NYC and the Northern Hoard, compete against each other in a medieval battle in Central Park: to win a round, each team has to put the other one to the ground, with the help of axes and weapons.
New York's legions of food delivery workers -- declared “essential” during the pandemic, but lacking health insurance, a minimum wage and even access to bathrooms -- are mobilizing for the first time to demand better working conditions. Overwhelmingly Hispanic immigrants, the 80,000 "deliveristas" who zip around the Big Apple on electric bikes have formed "Los Deliveristas Unidos," the first movement of independent riders for food delivery apps. In just a few months, the movement has gained more than 1,000 members and over 13,000 Facebook followers across New York City.
Giuliani submitted false statements as he attempted to overturn the results of last year's presidential election, a New York appeals court ruled. The decision means he cannot legally represent clients for the time being.
R. Kelly has been transferred to a New York jail as he prepares to stand trial in his sex trafficking and racketeering case.
Sharon Stone, Bryan Cranston and other jury members hit the red carpet on the opening night of the 20th Tribeca Film Festival in New York City, as the festival returns to in-person action. The film gathering started 20 years ago, in the wake of 9/11, and actors and actresses say it has brought healing to the city again in the midst of the pandemic.
As New York's classical music scene gets back on its feet, musicians from the New York Philharmonic perform at the Green-Wood cemetery during a dress rehearsal for the "Death of Classical" series.
As the state of New York officially legalizes recreational marijuana, local companies producing CBD products hope the new market will offer growth opportunities. Family-run business Empire Standard, which produces and sells oils, salves, smokes, gummies and drinks containing CBD, plans to increase its workforce to more than 100 employees from 15 and invest in a large cannabis cultivation facility.
Hip Hop artists perform at a pop-up event at the Guggenheim Museum in New York. Titled "The Missing Element", the show fuses beatboxing and street dance.
The British motor racing team, McLaren signed a long-term agreement with young American Karter, Ugo Ugochukwu after his European kart championship and string of titles in the United States and Europe. Here are the top facts about the racing sensation.
14 Dec 2020
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15 Jul 2020
Fahim Saleh, the entrepreneur who founded Gokada, has been murdered in his luxury New York City apartment. Police detectives in New York disclosed that Saleh's body was found decapitated and dismembered with an electric saw.