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Ivanka Trump Inflated Sense of Self-Worth Hinders NYC Condo Sale (See!)

Ivanka Trump is experiencing blowback from her father’s presidency just like other condo owners in Trump properties. She’s been forced to cut the price twice on her two-bedroom Upper East Side apartment in New York City. But still no takers. Ivanka and husband Jared Kushner bought the unit for $1.5 million in 2004 from her father’s company, the Trump Organization....

Horrific New York City Cab Crash Raises Safety Questions (video)

A horrific crash involving a New York City cab that injured a bicyclist and severed a pedestrian’s foot raises fresh questions about the competence and training of drivers behind one of the most ubiquitous vehicles on Manhattan streets. I know. I was involved in more than one incident involving a taxi cab as an avid bicyclist and as a motorist, including a hit-and-run accident. A taxi-cab driver ran a stop sign and sideswiped my car, then brazenly drove off when he saw me getting out of my car. Most New Yorkers have their own horror stories, tell them below in the comment section. ...

Justin Bieber Tied to Second Pot-Smoking Incident in New York

Justin Bieber can’t seem to escape the cloud of marijuana smoke swirling around his head. He’s surfaced in the middle of another pot-smoking incident. It occurred in November during the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show in New York. But Bieber’s reps are trying to push off the incident on one of the other performers....

NYT Reporter Elizabeth A. Harris: Asian Americans Don’t Count

According to New York Times reporter Elizabeth A. Harris, Asian-Americans are not minorities in the U.S., and even if they were, they’re so marginal a group that they don’t count. Poor misguided Elizabeth writes: “This metropolitan area is actually one of the most segregated in the country in terms of where people live. ...