Rare Northern Michigan Twister Kills 1, Injures More Than 40 – NBC New York

Rare Northern Michigan Twister Kills 1, Injures More Than 40 – NBC New York

A rare northern Michigan tornado tore through a small community on Friday, killing at least one person and injuring more than 40 others as it flipped vehicles, tore roofs from buildings and downed trees and power lines. The twister hit Gaylord, a city of about 4,200 people roughly 230 miles (370 kilometers) northwest of Detroit, … Read more

LACo formally extends mask requirement on public transit

LACo formally extends mask requirement on public transit

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — With COVID-19 case numbers steadily rising — enough to push Los Angeles County into the “medium” virus risk level — the mask-wearing requirement on public transit and at transportation hubs was officially extended Friday in the county. What You Need To Know The county issued a health order in late April … Read more

Notes and Pictures From Frieze New York

Notes and Pictures From Frieze New York

I won’t bother you with talk about how obscenely decadent and out of touch the Frieze art fair is. It’s all been said already. It is what it is: a trade show for the blue-chip galleries, their wealthy clients, a few curious people, and many wannabes. But it’s not me who needs this reminder. It’s … Read more

Young NY pols eye Congress amid redistricting chaos

Young NY pols eye Congress amid redistricting chaos

More millennial lawmakers in New York are looking to ditch Albany for higher office in wake of the state’s congressional map mayhem. Assemblyman Michael Lawler (R-Pearl River) is just the latest thirty-something pol to announce he’s eyeing the Beltway, The Post has learned. “The Republicans are very likely to be in the majority in the … Read more

LA Tenants Say City Is Failing To Hold Mega-Landlord Mike Nijjar Accountable For Slum Housing Conditions

LA Tenants Say City Is Failing To Hold Mega-Landlord Mike Nijjar Accountable For Slum Housing Conditions

Start your day with LAist Sign up for the Morning Brief, delivered weekdays. Tenants at a sprawling apartment complex in South LA have complained for years about mold, pests, raw sewage and faulty heaters, but they say their landlord — one of the largest rental property owners in the state — still hasn’t fixed the … Read more

NYC Life Insider’s Guide: Renewal Highlights, Broadway, Cabaret, and More

NYC Life Insider’s Guide: Renewal Highlights, Broadway, Cabaret, and More

There’s a powerful art exhibit at Rockefeller center and our roving photographer has captured the essence. We have highlights of last week’s awesome Renewal Summit. Valerie Smaldone says for wonderful writing and rich dialogue, The Minutes, now on Broadway, is a play to see. There’s LIVE entertainment and events galore right now. The Hungary LIVE … Read more

Save Our Skies LA

Save Our Skies LA

PASADENA, Calif. — Chanting “stop the noise” and “save our families,” dozens of LA residents from neighborhoods across the San Fernando Valley gathered in front of a Pasadena courthouse to support a federal lawsuit against the Federal Aviation Administration Friday. The group known as Save Our Skies LA is asking the court to end the … Read more