The New York Post pulled a story offline after New York Mag called them out on the erroneous report that one-time congressman Anthony Weiner got a new job.
“Disgraced ex-Congressman Anthony Weiner has landed a job after being unemployed for 18 months, his first gig since resigning amid a Twitter sexting scandal,” the Post story said, claiming that Mr. Weiner got a part-time gig consulting for Madison Avenue brokerage firm Concept Capital Markets.
The family of Ki-Suk Han, who was pushed into the subway tracks and killed by an oncoming train on Monday, have had to deal with extensive and controversial media attention since the incident. Mr. Han’s widow and daughter, joined by various Korean leaders and Comptroller John Liu, held a press conference this afternoon at the family’s church in Maspeth. Mr. Liu said the event was designed to give the family some peace from the press onslaught.
“They have not been able to go home because many of you fine people have been camped outside their home,” Mr. Liu said, over the click of cameras. “So by having this media availability, they are hoping that they can show you how badly they are hurting and then they would like to be able to go home.”
In what is perhaps every New Yorker’s worst fear, an elevator suddenly ascended as a woman was entering it, killing her and injuring two others.
The accident happened at some point around 10:30 A.M. inside 285 Madison —the soon-to-be former home of advertising giant Young & Rubicam.
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NY Post whipping boy Alec Baldwin was unceremoniously kicked off an American Airlines flight today for playing Words with Friends on his
smartphone iPad, reports Mr. Baldwin, the NY Post, The Scoop with Courtney Hazlett, and now, unfortunately, us.
The occasionally churlish star of 30 Rock was sitting on an Read More
ALBANY—Today's New York Post contains a column with an anonymous source calling David Paterson as a "lifestyle politician" only interested in "the trappings, the planes, the Mansion, the bodyguards, the travel, the national TV time—not the work;" an article stating that Paterson's administration "still has no idea" how to spend federal Read More