NYC subway slay is sad proof that working from home is safer

NYC subway slay is sad proof that working from home is safer

So now everyone at Goldman Sachs knows that a colleague, 48-year-old Daniel Enriquez, was shot by a stranger at point-blank range riding the subway Sunday to mid-morning brunch, dying in the Q train car. How do you think that’s going to work out for getting bankers and other professionals back into Manhattan? There have been … Read more

Stop New York’s climate madness before it drives electric rates into orbit

Stop New York’s climate madness before it drives electric rates into orbit

Buried by the baby formula crisis, the horror in Buffalo, soaring prices at the pump and other grim news has been the most ominous single development for New York’s future: Word from the former head of the Public Service Commission, John Howard, that the state’s carbon-free-energy law will cost New Yorkers “hundreds of billions” in … Read more

London’s new subway line shows it’s ahead of NYC in getting riders back

London’s new subway line shows it’s ahead of NYC in getting riders back

Little more than two years ago, Andy Byford quit his New York City subway-chief job in frustration, unable to get then-Gov. Andrew Cuomo to let him manage the transit system without political interference. Now he’s hanging out with the queen of England in the London subway. The photos of the incongruous pair are amusing but … Read more

Make this city a sanctuary for law-abiding New Yorkers

Make this city a sanctuary for law-abiding New Yorkers

Our city is teetering on a precipice. It will either fall into the abyss of lawlessness or rise to return to common-sense policies that kept New York safe for decades. We need to use every tool available to remove violent criminals from our streets, no matter their country of origin. That has to include US … Read more

Buffalo killings were pure evil. So was murder of a child in NYC. Albany needs to deal with both

Buffalo killings were pure evil.  So was murder of a child in NYC.  Albany needs to deal with both

All the usual suspects joined President Biden in Buffalo Tuesday to mourn the victims of last weekend’s mass murder there. But did they also have a thought for Kyhara Tay — at 11 years of age the latest victim of New York City’s slow-motion slaughter of the innocents? Biden termed the Buffalo massacre a “despicable … Read more

Judges fail to back Adams’ drive to curb big crime on NYC subways

Judges fail to back Adams’ drive to curb big crime on NYC subways

The sun still rises in the east, and, equally as shocking, quality-of-life policing in the subways still works, now that we’re trying it again. Mayor Eric Adams’ push to prevent big crime in the subways by stopping small crime yielded several quality arrests last week — but these “successes” point up a failure: The arrestees … Read more

How much proof do we need that NY’s justice system is a sham?

How much proof do we need that NY’s justice system is a sham?

New York can breathe a sigh of relief as Officer Dennis Vargas, our eighth police officer shot on duty in just five months, recovers at home with the family he nearly left behind. Vargas and his partner’s actions exemplify the type of dangerous work we ask our officers to perform every day to curb the … Read more

Mayor Eric Adams calls on New Yorkers to fight crime

Mayor Eric Adams calls on New Yorkers to fight crime

These are lightly edited remarks Mayor Eric Adams made Monday night at the Association for a Better New York’s 17th Annual Spirit of ABNY Celebration. I’m just so concerned about America. It’s not only New York. I don’t know what has happened to us as a country. And it just bothers me so much that … Read more

NYC’s Jewish museum bans DeSantis for having wrong opinions

NYC’s Jewish museum bans DeSantis for having wrong opinions

History shows us that forced conformity never ends well for Jews, but liberal Jewish institutions keep wanting to give it another go. In a Wall Street Journal piece, Elliott Abrams and Eric Cohen, respectively chairman and CEO of Tikvah and co-chairmen of the Jewish Leadership Conference, reveal that Manhattan’s Museum of Jewish Heritage canceled a … Read more