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Dallas politician wants NRA to move annual convention out of city

A Dallas lawmaker is taking a stand against the NRA. Mayor Pro Tem Dwaine Caraway asked the powerful gun lobby to find another host city for its annual convention in early May, or it will be “met with opposition” after ...

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Where to celebrate Lunar New Year in New York City

It’s going to be a paw-some year — at least, when it comes to the Lunar calendar. The Year of the Dog officially kicks off Feb. 16 and there’s no shortage of events to commemorate the holiday. From parades to ...

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Lunar New Year restaurant specials in New York City

When Lunar New Year kicks off Feb. 16, families across the world will gather over auspicious foods symbolizing luck, fortune and longevity. In New York City, restaurants will usher in the year of the dog with their own interpretation of ...

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Don't ignore this city on your next trip to Ecuador

Quito takes your breath away — in more ways than one. At 9,350 feet above sea level, the thin air of Ecuador’s capital can make newcomers huff and puff. But Quito is also stunning, a vibrant city within glorious Andean ...

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Bronx city councilman probed for creepy conduct with staffer

City Councilman Andy King subjected a female Council staffer to “unwelcome attention,” including gripping her hand to force her to smile and asking to see her in a “beautiful gown,” according to details of a complaint released Wednesday. The Council’s ...

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Life in two Guantanamos: the city and U.S. naval base

Life in two Guantanamos: the city and U.S. naval base Despite being of the same name, Guantanamo the city and Guantanamo the U.S. naval base share few similarities. Where military order dominates in the naval base, colorful doors and a ...

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Mysterious death of online 'exhibitionist' shocks Alabama city

CALERA, Ala. – Kathleen Dawn West described herself as a full-time wife and mom on Facebook but lived another life on other social media platforms, calling herself an exhibitionist and posting risque photos with a chance for subscribers to see ...

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Cuomo’s new budget plan asks city to fund 50% for subway fixes

ALBANY — Gov. Cuomo’s new budget proposal would put the city on the hook for 50% of the funding to address not only the current subway crisis but any future ones. Language tucked into Cuomo’s budget plan would give the ...

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City requiring diaper changing stations in public restrooms

Dads won’t have an excuse to be number two in line for diaper duty anymore. A new city law will require newly built or renovated public restrooms to include changing stations — available to both men and women. “Breaking news, ...

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Ride the world’s tallest swing in this South African city

Visitors to South Africa tend to favor Cape Town and Johannesburg, often overlooking the coastal city of Durban. But the country’s third-largest city shouldn’t be omitted. One local has an interesting take on this. “If South Africa were Destiny’s Child, ...

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