NYC lawmaker playing guinea pig in Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine trial

ALBANY — Liberal Manhattan state Sen. Brad Hoylman is one of the thousands of Americans who enrolled in the moonshot trials to develop a safe coronavirus vaccine, leading to Pfizer’s bombshell COVID-19 shot announcement this week. “I’ve always been a pro-vaccine policymaker, so I thought it’s time to ‘put your money where your mouth is’,” […]

NYC sees COVID-19 positivity rate surge to highest level since June

Coronavirus tests in New York City are coming back positive at the highest rate since the first wave of the pandemic receded in June, Big Apple officials revealed Wednesday as they again sounded the alarm about a COVID-19 second wave. “This is our LAST chance to stop a second wave,” tweeted Mayor Bill de Blasio. […]

Jeff Bezos Wins Defamation Lawsuit Brought by GF's Brother

Jeff Bezos just scored a big legal victory, annihilating his girlfriend’s brother in court. A judge just told Michael Sanchez to take a hike, dismissing his defamation suit against the richest man in the world. As we reported, Sanchez, the brother of Jeff’s GF Lauren Sanchez, claimed Bezos told reporters it was Michael who leaked […]

More than 1 million NYC residents have now voted early

More than 1 million Big Apple residents have cast ballots during the city’s nine days of early voting — or about 20 percent of those registered at the polls, officials said Sunday. The million mark was reached at 9 a.m. Sunday, the final day of early voting, and represents more than a third of all […]

Comedy clubs sue NYC, NY state over COVID-19 shut downs

A group of city comedy clubs and small theaters have sued Mayor de Blasio and Gov. Cuomo for coronavirus restrictions that have caused their venues to remain shut while other businesses have reopened in recent weeks. In the Manhattan federal court suit, clubs including The SoHo Playhouse, Triad, The Players Theater and the New York […]