Two pols Monday called on Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio to bring Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz's schtick to the rest of the city as its ambassador.
Incoming Public Advocate Letitia James and Brooklyn City Councilman David Greenfield said Markowitz should lead the mayor's Office for International Affairs as the "Ambassador for NYC." The job would make Markowitz the city's... » more
My husband and I are thinking about selling our one-bedroom apartment and looking for something bigger. Should we list it now, before interest rates go up too much, or wait until the spring, when more people will be looking? As far as finding a two-bedroom apartment, will we be better off looking now or next year?
There's rarely been a better time to sell -- or a worse time to buy a two-bedroom.... » more
This past weekend, the 6th annual Food Network New York City Wine & Food Festival came to town. All over the city, hungry people, industry insiders, writers, chefs and New Yorkers came together to eat, drink and indulge.
amNewYork attended a few events and snapped pictures at each:
The Chef and the Doctor dinner, hosted by renowned chef David Bouley and the New York... » more
A body was found hanging from a park fence behind a Staten Island middle school Thursday morning, the NYPD said.
A custodian at I.S. 51 reported the body to police around 7:18 a.m., according to an NYPD spokeswoman. The body, which was not identified, was that of a man between 40 and 50 years old and was hung with rope on a fence in Markham Playground, which is behind the school. There was... » more
Tuesday night's mayoral debate will be the first opportunity for Democrat Bill de Blasio and Republican Joe Lhota to square off before New York City's electorate.
The debate, the first of three during the general election, comes amid a staid race that has de Blasio, the city's public advocate, posting a 44-percentage-point lead in the most recent poll over Lhota, a former MTA chief and deputy... » more