New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft said Tim Tebow's religious devotion is one of the things he likes about his new backup quarterback.
"The fact that spirituality is so important to him is very appealing to me," Kraft said of the former Jet.
"If you want to win in this league, you need quality depth management," Kraft said yesterday, according to The Boston Globe.... » more
In the Democratic primary for public advocate, Sen. Chuck Schumer has endorsed state Sen. Daniel Squadron of Brooklyn, the campaign announced Wednesday.
Schumer cited Squadron's support of New York's recent gun laws and aiding victims of Superstorm Sandy.
"He'll be an enormously effective force for children, seniors and families who need a voice," Schumer said in a statement.... » more
Citi Bike may be taking off and attracting thousands of users a day, but outer borough leaders say the city needs to put the pedal to the metal for their neighborhoods.
On Thursday, City Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer and other Queens leaders will rally outside City Hall to call on the Department of Transportation to expand its bike share program beyond its current stations in midtown, lower... » more
With barely 200 days left in his mayoralty, Michael Bloomberg has proposed what even he calls an "incredibly ambitious" plan to fortify the city against climate change and the lethal ravages of storms to come.
Pegged at an initial cost of $20 billion over the next 10 years, the plan is a mix of the practical and aspirational. Its ideas are mostly sensible and urgent -- even compelling.
But... » more
The City Council unanimously passed a bill Wednesday that closes the loopholes for the 13,000 muni meters located in the five boroughs.
In the past, when a meter was malfunctioning or when parking rules aren't in effect it would still accept money. Now those meters will shut off and not accept payments during off times.
"It is a way to stop the New York gotcha," City Council Speaker... » more
Columnist David Brooks, in his graduation speech to Skidmore College this year, advised seniors that to be happy in life, they should have more sex and commute less. I have a three-hour round-trip commute on Metro-North every day, so I must be fairly miserable. Particularly since I am increasingly enraged by the behavior of my fellow riders.
After being laid off from Lehman Brothers in the... » more
Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer released a job plan Wednesday centered on exports from New York City businesses.
Stringer, who is running unopposed in the Democratic primary for city comptroller, said companies here can boost business by tapping into foreign markets, citing an architectural firm, WORKac, that designed projects in Russia and Brooklyn Brewery, which sells its beer... » more
Heidi Klum sure knows how to create a commotion!
The gorgeous supermodel was mobbed by fans during a shopping trip in SoHo on Tuesday afternoon with her bodyguard-turned-boyfriend Martin Kristen.
"People were legitimately screaming and chasing after her," a spy said of Klum, 40.
The couple visited the new Saint Laurent flagship and then went to menswear designer John... » more
Jay Baruchel plays a version of himself in "This is the End," a new comedy in which he survives the apocalypse alongside heightened versions of Seth Rogen, James Franco, Jonah Hill, Danny McBride and Craig Robinson.
It's a feature length adaptation of "Jay and Seth vs. the Apocalypse," a short Baruchel made with his longtime friend Rogen, that's co-written and co-directed... » more
Downtown Manhattan's footprint could get wider under Mayor Michael Bloomberg plan for a "Stronger, More Resilient New York."
Bloomberg pushed for the creation of a man-made addition to lower Manhattan that aims to abate the excessive flooding that occurs on the Lower East Side. His "Seaport City" proposal would emulate Battery Park City with a new community located south... » more