Ed Koch, a former three-term New York City mayor and judge on The People’s Court, died Friday from congestive heart failure at New York Presbyterian Hospital. He was 88. Koch was known as a charismatic figure who freely spoke his mind.
Saturday Night Live found a humorous silver lining from the tragic Hurricane Sandy in the form of New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s animated sign-language interpreter, Lydia Callis. The show’s cold open featured longtime cast member Fred Armisen as Mayor Bloomberg addressing viewers from a mock press conference.
With the election a few days away, President Barack Obama received an endorsement from New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, and Republican nominee Mitt Romney earned the backing of The Simpsons' own Montgomery Burns, voiced by Harry Shearer.
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg might have thought that all eyes were on him during his multiple addresses to citizens of New York while Hurricane Sandy was making its way up the East Coast and into the city, but viewers' eyes were slightly skewed to left, where sign language interpreter Lydia Callis stood, enthusiastically and expressively signing Bloomberg's words to his viewers.
Ever wanted to see the skyline of Manhattan from the top of a carnival ride? Well, in a few years you'll be able to, as New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, 70, announced on Thursday plans to build the world's largest Ferris wheel in the St.
Every politician knows that the best way to target a young audience is to appear on a late night talk show, and that's just what President Barack Obama, 50, is doing with his scheduled appearance on Tuesday night's Late Night with Jimmy Fallon on NBC to talk about the upcoming expiration of the 3.
It's no secret that New Yorkers know how to throw a party, especially when their beloved Giants come through to win the athletic event of the year, the Super Bowl. Quarterback and MVP Eli Manning and defensive end Justin Tuck were front-and-center on the float that carried the winning team from the tip of Manhattan up to City Hall at Tuesday morning's victory parade.
Punxsutawney Phil, the official groundhog that determines whether or not we will spend the next six weeks of our lives hiding under layers of scarves and hats, isn't the only one who comes out of his hole on Groundhog Day to chime in on the imminent weather.
When you look back on 2011, you've got to admit Lady Gaga has had an incredible year. Just listen to that medley of hit songs, which Gaga performed Saturday in New York City's Times Square: "Heavy Metal Lover," "Marry the Night" and "Born This Way" all call up the past year while beating a straight path for 2012.
Over 28 years after it started, Regis Philbin bid farewell to his morning talk show, Live! With Regis and Kelly, on Friday. The final episode was full of teary-eyed moments, funny stories and appearances by special guests.
Alec Baldwin may be mulling throwing his hat into the ring for the next New York City Mayoral race. Now that scandal-plagued Anthony Weiner seems to be out of the running, Baldwin seems to fancy his chances.