The NYPD cop who shot and killed Ramarley Graham in 2012 will not face a grand jury regarding the case according to a statement from the Manhattan U.S. Attorney's Office. The Graham family was hopeful that prosecutors would convene a jury as part of a potential federal civil rights prosecution of Officer Richard Haste, the New York Daily News reports.

This year has already gotten off to a great start: Manhattan has just opened up its first medical marijuana dispensary.

UPDATE: 5:50 PM EST During a press conference Thursday, NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio said the blast appears to have been caused by plumbing and…

  Thirsty Thursday is not just for the college crowd. Step away from the out of season “Sex On The Beach” that EVERYONE orders and get into the winter season’s best sophisticated cocktails. Thinking about New York? Lets start with the Manhattan. 2 ounces rye whisky 1 ounce Italian vermouth 2 dashes Angostura bitters Credit: […]

What can be said about The Roots that hasn’t already been said? Everyone knows they are the go to band for rappers wanting to experiment with live instrumentation. Need we remind you of their performances with Jay-Z for his Unplugged show in 2001 and his Fade to Black concert film? The Philadelphia bred hip-hop musicians […]

Looks like Jay Z and Kanye does have their swagger back!  Today (Friday August 12) Jay-Z and Kanye West opened a pop-up store to sell copies of the album in Manhattan. The store-front is wrapped in gold, just like the album cover art, the real attraction however is inside. Hov and Ye put the tricked-out the black Maybach from the “Otis” video. On […]

NEW YORK CITY — At a Community Board meeting last week in East Harlem, police told residents 10 out of 13 public housing developments are being used as hangouts for local gang members. ALSO READ: 25 Reasons We Love Boyz N Da Hood The news comes after a recent tip from a resident that led […]