Whimsical NYC waterfront park funded by Barry Diller opens

The new park, called Little Island, was built with $260 million from the foundation of Diller. AP Photo NEW YORK: A whimsical new park that appears to float on pilings above the Hudson River opened to the public just off the Manhattan shoreline Friday, four years after a fight between media mogul Barry Diller and … Read more

Freaked by cicada swarms? You could just stick a fork in ’em

Cicadas are poised to infest whole swaths of American backyards this summer. AP Photo NEW YORK: Cicadas are poised to infest whole swaths of American backyards this summer. Maybe it’s time they invaded your kitchen. Swarms of the red-eyed bugs, who are reemerging after 17 years below ground, offer a chance for home cooks to … Read more

Donald Trump says New York criminal probe is in ‘desperate search of a crime’

Former President Donald Trump on Wednesday attacked New York state’s attorney general for launching a criminal probe of his family business. AP Photo Former President Donald Trump on Wednesday attacked New York state’s attorney general for launching a criminal probe of his family business, saying he was “being unfairly attacked and abused.” “There is nothing … Read more

‘City in transition’: New York vies to turn page on pandemic

AP Photo NEW YORK: More than a year after coronavirus shutdowns sent “the city that never sleeps” into a fitful slumber, New York could be wide awake again this summer. Starting Wednesday, vaccinated New Yorkers can shed their masks in most situations, and restaurants, stores, gyms and many other businesses can go back to full … Read more