Gertrude Ederle, the woman from the English Channel

Every week with RetroNews, the BNF press site, we take a look at a sports story as told by the press at the time. This Saturday: Gertrude Ederlé, first woman to swim across the English Channel, August 6, 1926. A photo in the Excelsior July 17, 1926. Seven people – four men, three women – […]

America’s class contradictions become visible in the Corona crisis

LYour streets, which look like gorges, flashing lights in Times Square that no longer take pictures of tourists, and ghost trains in the subway stations. This is how New York looks at least from the perspective of photographers who are out and about in Manhattan. But no newspaper and no television station would currently send […]

Lawyer unwittingly infected 50 people in New York

A lawyer unknowingly infected 50 people in the New York coronavirus epicenter. State governor Andrew Cuomo said the New Rochelle outbreak started with the 50-year-old father. Lewis Garbuz, who works near Manhattan’s Grand Central Station, tested positive for the virus on March 2. Mr. Cuomo said Mr. Garbuz was the first case of the city’s […]

Cuomo declares a state of emergency, coronavirus cases hit 76

Governor Cuomo declared a state of emergency on Saturday to deal with the worsening coronavirus crisis as the number of cases in the Big Apple rose to 11 – including one in Queens – and 76 across New York. Saturday’s numbers have more than doubled the number of cases in the city, which stood at […]

Citadel is ready to move to the luxurious upper floor of 425 Park Ave.

There is only a small defect with the huge and new office of billionaire Ken Griffin on the top floor of 425 Park Ave. – You will not be able to see your new $ 238 million quadplex at 220 Central Park South, as it is blocked by towers. The 13,900 square foot office floor […]

Violator sentenced to receive special treatment in jail

Convicted rapist Harvey Weinstein will receive special treatment in custody, because officials fear another “Epstein incident,” sources told the New York Post. Still recovering from the uproar after pedophile Jeffrey Epstein managed to die by suicide in his Manhattan prison last year, prison officials are taking extraordinary measures to monitor his new high-profile inmate. Weinstein […]

Global development: the country is more radical than the city

The country’s star architect Rem Koolhaas claims that the country is “an ignored empire”. The timing proves him right. Because just when his show “Countryside, The Future” opens in New York, ex-mayor Michael Bloomberg gambles away his chances of the presidency with a stupid remark about farmers. “I could teach everyone here in the hall […]