Detroit is the most bedbug-infested city in the U.S.

Carolyn Kaster/ASSOCIATED PRESS No one likes bedbugs. But Detroit is dealing with them in droves. Detroit is new bug city. The heavy metal town is also the itchiest in the country, topping a new list of the worst metro areas for bedbugs. Rock City bumped Philadelphia from the top spot on the Terminix list for […]

Christmas in New York City: Here's what's closed

John Moore/Getty Images Traders at the New York Stock Exchange will only be giving and receiving gifts among family on Christmas Day Friday. Christmas Day means the hustle and bustle of families coming together, the opening of presents, but also a city quieted by closures all around the town. From courts to libraries to the […]

Moms fearing kid flu shot sue city over mandate

BRIAN SNYDER/REUTERS City health officials have long touted the health benefits of flu shots for young children, especially those in daycare or preschool. A group of five New York moms say they’re bugged by the city’s flu shot mandate for young kids – and they want an emergency court remedy. The moms from Manhattan and […]

Graham Nash will play City Winery on Aug. 23-24

TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images Graham Nash and David Crosby performed at Occupy Wall Street in 2011. What, you expected him to talk about music? When folk rocker Graham Nash — the “N” of CSNY for more than four decades — comes to New York for two shows at City Winery later this month you can […]

City shows dangers of giving kids soda with new gross ads

NYC Dept. of Health “Sugary drinks contain empty calories that can cause damage to your child’s body, even if your child is a healthy weight,” said Health Commissioner Mary Bassett. The city isn’t sugarcoating the risks of giving kids sodas — showing in a graphic ad campaign the dangers of “visceral fat.” The TV ads […]

Taylor Swift sighting in New York City

Josiah Kamau/BuzzFoto via Getty Images Taylor Swift and Calvin Harris get lunch at the Spotted Pig with Ed Sheeran on May 28, 2015 in New York. It was just another day on the town for Taylor Swift, Calvin Harris and a dozen or so photographers. The pop-star pair grabbed a bite in the West Village […]