April 12, 2024

Speaker tells Council to ignore City Hall’s ‘inefficient’ new meeting policy

Overruled again! City Council Speaker Adrienne Adams bluntly told lawmakers to ignore the Adams administration’s attempt to change how they communicate with city agencies — in the latest spate between the two branches of city government. Speaker Adams, no relation to the mayor, informed the City Council Wednesday afternoon that City Hall provided “no official communication” […]

New York City defends AI chatbot that advised entrepreneurs to break laws

New York City Mayor Eric Adams is defending the city’s new artificial intelligence chatbot that has been caught in recent days giving business owners wrong answers or advice that, if followed, would entail breaking the law. When launched as a pilot in October, the MyCity chatbot was touted as the first city-wide use of such […]

Biden Giving Sanctuary New York City Over $100 Million in Aid for Migrants

President Joe Biden will send New York City, a sanctuary jurisdiction, more than $1srcsrc million in aid for migrants — including footing the bill for their luxury hotel stays. Last year, House Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) announced that American taxpayers would be forced to subsidize mass migration in

Denver Mayor: My Sanctuary City Is ‘Ground Zero for America’s Migrant Crisis’ –

On Wednesday’s “CNN News Central,” Denver Mayor Mike Johnston stated that his sanctuary city “is now ground zero for America’s migrant crisis.” And that one thing they need the federal government to do is distribute migrants to different cities around the U.S. Johnston said, “I think that Denver is now ground zero for America’s migrant crisis.

Chicago Mayor Cancels Public Gallery in City Council Chambers After Public Protests of His Sanctuary City Policies

Brian Cassella/Chicago Tribune/Tribune News Service via Getty Images The self-professed “progressive” Mayor of Chicago Brandon Johnson is taking heat for the “antidemocratic” move of shutting down the public gallery in the city council chambers after weeks of citizens filling the gallery and vociferously protesting his sanctuary city policies. The mayor has canceled the open-door policy

‘They Don’t Even Return My Calls’: San Francisco Business Owner Blames City Leaders for Letting Criminals Ruin Area

A longtime San Francisco business owner is facing “financial ruin” after “widespread drug use, violence and filthy streets” destroyed his neighborhood, making it impossible to keep his companies afloat. Mark Sackett, owner of multiple businesses, including a “South of Market building with a printmaker, antiques shop and events venue called the Box SF for almost

Where New York City went wrong in 2023 — and how to fix it

I’m honored to write this column — and with writing comes the privilege of hearing from readers. Below is a sampling of the constructive criticism I’ve received this year from strangers and friends — and my best effort to respond to that criticism.   You can’t blame Mayor Adams or his predecessor for the fact murder is still […]

Just outside New York City, holiday adventures await

Ready to trade honking taxis for jingling sleigh bells? You don’t have to go far to find hidden holiday extravaganzas — we’re talking magical train rides chugging towards the North Pole, villages twinkling brighter than Rudolph’s nose and more cheer than Santa’s workshop. So, grab your mittens, and head to some seriously cool family winter […]

Exclusive: Trump Lawyer Alina Habba Slams NY Attorney General Letitia James for Going After Trump ‘While the City is Falling Apart’

Alina Habba, an attorney for former President Donald Trump, slammed New York Attorney General Letitia James for focusing on the former president as New York City “is falling apart” in an exclusive interview with Sirius XM’s Breitbart News Saturday, “She sits there. She sits there, usually takes a couple of notes, and then when there’s a

PHOTOS — ‘A Fallen City’: L.A. Prostitutes in Thongs Work Streets in Daytime Due to California Law

Prostitutes in Los Angeles have been spotted wearing barely any clothing during daylight hours, and the scene has many questioning if such “work” is empowering for women. Hundreds of prostitutes have spent ample time on Figueroa Boulevard after Gov. Gavin Newsom (D-CA) passed the Safer Streets for All Act, the New York Post reported Monday.

Chicago City Council health and human relations chair uses ‘from the river to the sea’ pro-Palestinian phrase

A Chicago alderwoman in a leadership position repeated the phrase “From the River to the sea, Palestine will be free,” on social media Thursday morning. Chicago Ald. Rossana Rodriguez-Sanchez, chairwoman of the city council’s Committee on Health and Human Relations, made the comments on X, formerly known as Twitter. The phrase “From the river to […]

Mayor Eric Adams Warns Again: Illegal Immigration ‘Devastating’ New York City

New York City Mayor Eric Adams (D) is yet again warning that illegal immigration is “devastating” the city and will “hurt” New Yorkers as a result. During a town hall meeting, Adams said New York City, a sanctuary jurisdiction that refuses to cooperate with the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency, is “at a breaking

New York City cop accused of conspiring to sell ‘kilogram quantities’ of fentanyl, heroin on the job

A New York Police Department (NYPD) officer was arrested on suspicion of conspiring to distribute hard drugs while on duty, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York. Bronx resident Grace Rosa Baez, 37, was charged with one count of conspiracy to distribute fentanyl and heroin and three counts of […]

Berlin city official advises citizens not to ‘make their Jewish faith visible’

Anti-Israel sentiment has led one Berlin official during an interview to reluctantly suggest that Jewish residents hide their faith in the wake of the Israel-Gaza war. Speaking with the German news site Der Spiegel, integration commissioner Güner Balci placed blame primarily on political leaders who have failed to address anti-Israeli attitudes in favor of “fighting […]

Elon Musk Considered Building a Tesla Factory in Dallas but Decided City Is ‘Too Texas’

SUZANNE CORDEIRO/AFP/Getty Elon Musk contemplated various cities including Dallas to be the site of a new Tesla factory before eventually settling on Austin. Musk reportedly deemed Dallas to be “too Texas,” according to Walter Isaacson’s new biography. Dallas News reports that in the search for a suitable location for Tesla’s new car factory, a myriad

‘Have Pity. No Tent City!’: Guardian Angels Leader Curtis Sliwa Arrested Twice While Protesting Migrants in NYC

Former New York City mayoral candidate and Guardian Angels leader Curtis Sliwa was arrested twice last week for protesting Mayor Eric Adams’ decision to evacuate an elderly assisted living facility for the purpose of housing migrants coming across the southern border. Video footage from LLN NYC shows Curtis Sliwa being arrested for the second time

Migrants in New York City Pocketing $3,000 a Month Working Illegally While the City Foots Their Bills

New York City is paying $385 a night per migrant family while some of them are making $3,000 a month working illegally as delivery drivers.  Migrants are costing the city $10 million each day, according to Manhattan Borough President Mark Levine, the Daily Mail reported. Migrants staying at the Roosevelt are being fed and their

Hackers targeted Fort Worth’s cyber system over Texas’ gender surgery stance, city officials say

The City of Fort Worth believes it was targeted by cybercriminals because of Texas’ stance on sex reassignment surgery, officials said. The city’s Information Technology Solutions department learned about a post claiming that the city’s website was hacked on Friday, according to FOX 4 Dallas. They believe the hacker group SeigedSec, who allegedly posted about […]

New York City spent $50K to send migrants to Florida, Texas, China: report

New York City spent approximately $50,000 in a one-year period to resettle dozens of migrants in different parts of the U.S. — including Florida and Texas — as well as other countries, including South American nations and even China. The city spent $50,000 between April 2022 and April 2023 to rehouse 114 migrant households to […]

Driverless Electric Car Mayhem Is Exactly What This City Deserves

Remember when progress meant making things better? Of course that was before progressives reversed the meaning of the word. Very much like woke now means sound asleep. In many ways, San Francisco has become the poster child for total incompetence. From providing drug addicts with drugs, to allowing people to defecate and urinate on the […]

Review: ‘Gotham: The Fall and Rise of New York’ Shows Us How to Save a City

Urban decline is not inevitable or irreversible. It is the result of bad policies, and it can be reversed with good ones. That’s the message of writer-director Matthew Taylor’s new documentary, Gotham: The Fall and Rise of New York. And it’s a message needed now more than ever, as American cities descend once again into

Texas city council mandating use of preferred pronouns upon threat of ‘termination’

Employees of the City of Dallas, Texas, must use people’s preferred pronouns or risk termination, according to recently publicized documents. An internal document titled “Workplace Gender Transition Protocols & FAQ” explains the city’s expectations for conduct regarding transgender individuals. The guidelines explain that “gender transition” can refer to a spectrum of situations, all of which […]

Census: New York City Loses Nearly Half a Million Residents in Two Years

Gary Hershorn/Getty Images New York City has lost nearly half a million residents over the course of just two years, newly released United States Census Bureau data reveals. The Census Bureau data, which shows population estimates for mid-2022, finds that fewer than 8.4 million residents remain living in New York City — still making the

Vandalized pregnancy center in NC blasts city leaders’ silence, praises police: ‘Silence speaks volumes’

The director of a crisis pregnancy center in North Carolina that was vandalized last year said city and county leaders have been silent about the crime, but noted local police continue to go out of their way to protect her faith-based organization. “From the day of the attack to today, I haven’t had anyone [in […]

On this day in history, May 10, 1977, iconic American actress Joan Crawford dies in New York City

Joan Crawford, the legendary Oscar-winning actress who appeared in over 80 films during a remarkable 45-year Hollywood career, died on this day in history, May 10, 1977. Born Lucille Fay LeSueur on March 23, 1904, in San Antonio, Texas, Crawford reportedly grew up with little means, and was raised by her mother and stepfather in […]

Nolte: Newsweek Columnist Blames Republicans for ‘Democrat-Run City’ Failure

A Newsweek columnist thinks Republicans are part of the problem in these failed Democrat-run cities where Republicans hold no political power. This is like blaming the Captain of the Love Boat for the sinking of the Edmund Fitzgerald. But blaming the GOP for these urban disasters is a good way to keep the voters in

SCOTUS Justice Barrett Gives Illinois City Until Monday to Respond to Challenge to ‘Assault Weapons’ Ban

On Tuesday afternoon, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett gave the city of Naperville in Illinois until Monday to respond to a challenge levied against its “assault weapons” ban, according to the Chicago Tribune. Robert Bevis, owner of Law Weapons & Supply, claims Naperville is destroying his business and that it is unconstitutional. Breitbart

New York casinos could deal Atlantic City 30% revenue blow, panelists predict

Panelists at a major casino industry conference said the construction of three new casinos in New York could cost Atlantic City 20% to 30% of its casino revenue, a development that could possibly return the resort to the days of casino closures. While not predicting that it will definitely happen, Jim Allen, chairman of the […]

‘Asteroid City’ Should Put a Stop to the Misguided Wes Anderson Memes

As a (relatively) young person, my life often feels centered around memes. Hundreds of years from now, I’d like to think history will consider 2023 a year defined by people scrolling through TikTok and Instagram, sending friends videos, and waiting for them to respond with things like “That’s SO me” or a series of cry-laughing

Inside Patricia Field’s Colorful Post-‘Sex and the City’ Future

Many artists have a sole principle that guides their careers and draws them to certain projects. Legendary costume designer and self-described “put-together artist” Patricia Field, knows when a combination of patterns, a retro camera phone case or a $5 tutu works for a character simply when it makes her happy.“I like happy clothes because I