| Jan 21, 2011
| 4:05 AM
Several schools have delayed openings or are closed Friday due to the snow storm that is passing through the Tri-State area.
The winter storm is expected to end Friday morning, leaving slick roads and between 2- to 5-inches of snow.
New York City public...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 3:34 PM
Attention Manhattanees: it's not your landlord's fault your rent is so obscenely expensive. Blame basic economics and its unrelenting supply and demand curve.
The average rent in Manhattan has hit a record high of $3,400 to $3,418, a report released by...
| Jun 14, 2011
| 12:45 PM
Everybody's Talkin' About
• Heard any good Weiner jokes lately? The New York Rep. seeks a leave of absence from Congress, while Dem colleagues call for his ouster.
• Newtralized: Top aides resign en masse from Gingrich's presidential campaign....
| Jun 16, 2011
| 4:32 AM
Even the rain, hail, and lightning in Wednesday night's game could not cool off the Mets as they continued their hot streak and defeated the Atlanta Braves, 4-0.
With the victory, New York has now reached .500 for the first time since May 20 with an even...
| Jul 22, 2011
I've lived in Chicago for 26 years, after spending 20 years in New York City. Why does Chicago see dramatic temperature changes between summer and winter? New York's temperatures are wild, but the changes are never as extreme as here.
| Aug 15, 2011
| 12:01 PM
Flood watches and advisories remain in effect Monday for the tri-state area, a day after record rainfall prompted power outages, airport delays and service disruptions throughout the area.
According to forecasters, Central Park was hit with three...
| Aug 21, 2011
| 1:24 PM
Got plans? You best cancel them.
A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect for New York, New Jersey and Connecticut through 9 p.m. Sunday. According to forecasters, look for thunderstorms mainly in the evening hours, conditions ripe for tornado activity...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 5:40 PM
"Is it time to Occupy Miami Beach?" a shivering Max Richmond asked another New York protester as she waited to get Vitamin C near the makeshift medical tent.
They laughed and hugged for warmth.
Since hundreds of anti-greed protesters descended on a park...
| Oct 31, 2011
| 7:09 AM
One of the darkest Halloweens ever loomed for roughly 2.8 million households left without power on Sunday by a rare October snowstorm in the Northeast that bedeviled transportation and killed at least eight people.
Jack-o'-lanterns peeked through record-...
| Dec 15, 2012
| 10:30 AM
Growing up in and around New York City, where the weather can be as fickle as a Yankee fan, Justin Berk was bitten by the forecasting bug.
After earning his degree in meteorology from Cornell University, Berk did a five-year stint at WBAL-TV before...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 10:00 AM
Last week, for the first time in its 37-year history, Unit 2 of the Millstone nuclear power plant was shut down because the Long Island Sound water used to cool it off was too damned warm. That plant provides half of all of Connecticut’s power....