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Saturday 28 January 2023 Dublin: 6°C

# New York City

All time
# We Can't Breathe
'Centuries of racism is being confronted in America'
New York mayor Bill De Blasio says he fears for his son dealing with police.
# eric garner
"I can’t breathe": New York protesters shout Eric Garner's final words
Father of six Eric Garner died after being placed in a chokehold by a white police officer.
# In Pictures
Turn back time: New York City subway station goes back 110 years
Wooden turnstiles, different fonts and wooden cars. Crazy times.
# Decision time
Steven Gerrard: I could leave Liverpool in the summer
The Anfield club’s captain insists he will not be retiring in the summer, meaning an exit could be on the cards
# Heading Home
David Villa's spell in Australia has come to a premature end
The former Barcelona striker scored twice during his brief spell in the A-League.
# Attack
New York cop in serious condition after hatchet attack
Media reports have suggested the attack had recently converted to Islam.
# Property Porn
This $6 million Brooklyn apartment comes with its own electric car
Handy.
# Outlaw instagrammer
19 incredible photos from New York City's new teen Instagram sensation
Humza Deas put himself on the NYPD’s radar recently.
# lamps
Lampard thrilled with 'fantastic opportunity' after joining Man City
The Premier League champions have announced the arrival of the ex-Chelsea midfielder.
# New york houses
The most expensive celebrity homes in New York City
The celebrity super rich are apparently able to afford quite nice houses.
# Ready to go
Frank Lampard set to seal New York switch - reports
The 36-year-old England international reportedly received a host of proposals from across the world.
# pop it lock it
This Irish director's video will make you fall in love with NYC's subway dancers
There’s been a crackdown on subway performers since the start of this year and director Scott Carthy is hoping to give them a voice before their unique subculture disappears.
# 50 Years On
16 unbelievable images of nature taking back a deserted New York City island
Yes, you read that. There is an abandoned island in NYC. (Wonder what the rents would be like?)
# 9/11
Pics: Have a glimpse inside the new September 11 Memorial Museum
Barack and Michelle Obama visited the $700 million museum today ahead of next week’s opening.
# Hart Island
Irish families discover their past in hidden New York cemetery
There are many Irish among the one million buried souls in the forbidden island cemetery near the Bronx.
# Only in America
New York nightclubs are now holding parties for under 12s
Yes, under 12s. There is also a nine-year-old DJ.
# New York City
Photos: This is how Times Square looked with the lights off last night
New York City looked very different with the lights out.
# Property Porn
Billionaire will throw in a Rolls-Royce if you buy his $25 million NYC townhouse
Want to take the tour of the gaff?
# Scare
Mo Farah plays down health concerns after collapsing at New York City Half Marathon
The Somali-born star left the venue in a wheelchair following the incident.
# Explosion
Fifth person dies after Manhattan building collapse
The death toll is expected to rise as the search goes on through the rubble of the two buildings.
# bliss in NYC
"No biggie": Rory O'Neill honoured at New York ceremony
Earlier, his alter-ego Panti made an appearance at the St Pat’s For All parade in Queens.
# pavement
Irish dad describes shock after wife gives birth on pedestrian crossing
She was trying to hail a taxi in New York at the time.
# LGBT Rights
'When you boycott, you’re just ignored': Varadkar at odds with Burton's stance on NYC parade
Leo Varadkar is at odds with Cabinet colleague Joan Burton over whether or not ministers should attend the New York St Patrick’s Day next month.
# Your Say
Poll: Should Ministers take part in the NYC Patrick's Day parade?
Joan Burton has already said she will not take part in the parade over its treatment of gay groups, but should other ministers follow suit?
# Gay Rights
Kenny plans to participate in St Patrick's Day parade that NY mayor will boycott
Enda Kenny will not be following Bill de Blasio in boycotting the event over its ban on pro-gay rights expressions, but the Tánaiste insisted the LGBT community has encouraged Irish government participation.
# Not happening
New York City mayor refuses to take part in St Patrick's Day parade
Bill de Blasio says he will not walk in the parade because of the ban on participants from carrying signs for gay rights.
# he got game
WATCH: Ventriloquist and his puppet have more game with women than any other player
It’s utterly charming.
# pic of the day
Spider-Man Checking Out Confetti in Times Square Pic of the Day
Go Spidey.
Voices
Column: Why I ran the New York City marathon
For marathoners, New York City is one of the most spectacular routes in the world. The finishing line is a sight that never ceases to amaze or bring a torrent of emotion to the surface, writes Jackie Cahill.
# Wild West
Frontierland: Early photos of major US cities
Some already hold the shape of the cities they would become – some are a little grittier.
# In Numbers
JobBridge, cigarettes and house prices: The week in numbers
Plus: Exactly how many Labour Party councillors have left the party because they disagree with its policies in government?
# grandeur
This is what was lost when Penn Station was demolished 50 years ago
The station – second only to Grand Central in New York – was razed to the ground in 1963.
# Manhattan
These photos offer a stunning glimpse into 1940s New York
Some aspects of New York City have remained unchanged over the course of 75 years.
# Brooklyn
Irish dad of nine killed in fall from New York apartment
68-year-old Thomas McKenzie was found dead in a Brooklyn apartment building at the weekend.
# nyc mayor
Bill de Blasio ahead in Democratic NYC mayoral poll, Christine Quinn third
De Blasio emerged as the surprise top choice among Democratic members with Irish-American hopeful Christine Quinn falling to a disappointing third. Anthony Weiner received just 5 per cent of the vote.
# USA
VIDEO: Take a stunning timelapse trip to Midtown New York City
The sights and sounds of New York City are all captured in this incredible video.
# sleeping under stars
Latest New York hotel craze? The 'outdoor bedroom'
It’s a combination of ‘glamping’ and reclaiming rooftops in the vertical city – but this being Manhattan, it will cost you.
# tastebuds are go
What is a Cronut and why are people queuing for ages to get them?
WARNING: May cause spontaneous licking of your computer screen.
# nose pegs please
New York city has trees that smell like bad sex
What else can you call an odour that recalls a mixture of ‘rotting fish and semen’? Introducing the Bradford Pear tree.
# Boston Marathon
New York City on high alert after Boston explosions
Barack Obama to address the nation on the situation as NYC goes into security lockdown.