Archive for the ‘Fun’ Category

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

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

New York Comic Con helps spur interest in arts, experts say

The swag and celebrity sightings aren’t the biggest takeaway from Comic Con, according to art experts who say they’ve seen a boost of interest in the field.

New York Comic Con kicks off at the Javits center Thursday

The city’s annual geek fest continues to get bigger and better.

Louis C.K. may have called into Brian Lehrer Show to defend de Blasio

The famous comedian may have been going to bat for the mayor.

Coyotes and other wild animals to become increasing NYC presence: Experts

Animals are slowly taking up more space in the city, but experts say that’s not a bad thing.

Coyote spotted and captured in Chelsea

The city experienced it’s fourth coyote spotting this year.

World Trade Center to host charity stair run

The tallest building in the Western Hemisphere will be the site of a charity race this May.

Sotheby’s to auction off old Yankee Stadium letters

A piece of Yankees history is up for sale.

Bronx man arrested for allegedly slapping NYPD horse’s rear

A man’s alleged fun night out caused a stir in Times Square.

New Yorkers crowd grocery stores as snow storm moves in

The fear surrounding the first major snow storm in 2015 sent New Yorkers scrambling to their local grocery stores.

Times Sq hosts ‘Good Riddance Day’ to shed 2014 woes away

Times Square visitors had the chance to symbolically say good bye to the year.

Macy’s Thanksgiving parade rolls out new floats, treats for revelers

The crews behind the biggest Thanksgiving celebration in the country will show off some new tricks during this year’s parade.

De Blasio and family to host first Halloween party at Gracie Mansion

The first family will open up their home for ghoulish delights this Halloween.

Vintage NYC historical items up for sale on eBay

The city’s treasures aren’t just limited to museums.

Superman’s debut comic sells for record $3.2 M on eBay

The most iconic comic book of all time broke records on the online auction site.

‘Brooklyn’ hugely popular baby name, but not in New York

The borough seems to be a hit with parents across the country when it comes to their kid’s name.

Schumer and Boxer settle Stanley Cup bet

Sen. Charles Schumer is a man of his word when it comes to bets on the Rangers.

De Blasio, LA Mayor make a Stanley Cup bet

The Rangers and the Kings have a lot riding on this year’s Stanley Cup finals, including the pride of their home leaders.

Rangers’ Stanley Cup appearance has New Yorkers painting the town blue

Rangers fans say the excitement about the team’s latest bid to bring the Stanley Cup home.

Star Wars launches charity contest for guest roles in new film

Star Wars fans can give back to charity and have a shot to be on set with the heroes and villains of the sci-fi saga.