New Yorkers to Bill de Blasio: Meh

New Yorkers to Bill de Blasio: Meh

“Anybody need any more whistles? Tommy! More whistles!” John Puglissi, 1st vice president of the Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association, the biggest police union in New York City, cried orders as he strode around a group of about 50 police protesters standing in the rain on Time Square Thursday morning at 7 a.m. On Thursday’s broadcast of […]

Yemeni Bodega Owners Call for Boycott of the New York Post

Yemeni Bodega Owners Call for Boycott of the New York Post

Yemeni American bodega owners and other Muslim groups in New York called for a boycott of the New York Post on Saturday, accusing it of provoking hatred against Ilhan Omar, a Democratic representative from Minnesota who is Somali American and Muslim. “We refuse to be buyers and sellers of hate,” said Dr. Debbie Almontaser, board […]

St. Patrick’s Day Comes Early to the Rockaways

St. Patrick’s Day Comes Early to the Rockaways

Snow was piled on the ground and temperatures hovered below 40 degrees for the first Saint Patrick’s Day parade of the year out in Rockaway, Queens, yesterday. But the residents turned out strongly anyway. Crowds of bright green lined the parade route, an antidote to the chill weather. Saint Patrick’s Day is not until March […]