Archive for the ‘Fun’ Category

NYC mayor write-ins included Aaron Judge, Obama, Beyoncé

A who’s who of celebrities, fictional characters, and past leaders made the list.

Midtown Hilton rooftop abuzz with honeybees

The stately hotel has 450,000 new guests that are all the buzz.

American Museum of Natural History names its Titanosaur

The museum’s resident dino is christened.

NYC streets have over 660,000 trees, parks department census finds

The trees are alive in the Big Apple.

Astor Place cube returns after two years, several delays

The iconic steel art piece is back home.

Nintendo Switch, hybrid game console, revealed

The Japanese games giant is looking to switch things up for a new generation.

‘Star Trek: Mission New York’ to celebrate show’s 50th anniversary

The sci-fi franchise has deep roots in the Big Apple.

Captain America statue makes Prospect Park debut

The Marvel superhero drew in huge crowds in Brooklyn.

Lowline, underground park in NYC, gets first OK from the city

The newest park to come to New York cleared its first hurdle.

‘Pokémon Go’ app downloaded by millions; New Yorkers join craze

The viral game is taking New York by storm.

Captain America statue coming to Prospect Park

The First Avenger will have a place to shine in his native borough.

Joey Chestnut, Miki Sudo top dogs at Nathan’s

The king is back at the annual hot dog eating contest.

Popular dog names of 2015 released by NYC health department

Max and Bella are the top dog (names) in the Big Apple.

Parks department shares data about trees in NYC

The city shared some interesting factoids about its five million trees.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles to become NYC tourism ambassadors

The radical crime fighting brothers will help draw more tourists to the city.

Chris Carter chats ‘X-Files’ reboot

The creator of the cult sci-fi show talks about the fun and difficulty of bringing his most popular creation back.

amNY reporter learns the ways of the Force

Ivan Pereira takes his first steps into a larger world in anticipation for the new Star Wars movie.

De Blasio, Schumer, Meng place bets against Kansas City counterparts

More of the City’s top electeds are putting their faith on the Amazin’s during their World Series matchup.

Fans rally in Queens before World Series

The borough was blue and orange for their big send off for the Amazin’s.

Mets playoff run boosts city’s economy by $46.4M

The Met’s October run is a win for all New Yorkers economically.