Anyone who knows me well knows that I’m a big mush. I don’t shy away from telling close friends and family that I am grateful for them and care about them. But being “mushy” (in a professional way) with people who have had a positive impact on your education and career is also important. This is as easy as either emailing or calling those mentors, supervisors, colleagues, professors, teachers, and coaches to express gratitude.
When the Fearless Girl statue appeared opposite the iconic Charging Bull near Wall Street one year ago, she became an instant hit with New Yorkers and tourists, especially with women and girls. The artist, Kristen Visbal, spoke to Fox 5 News.
At least 2 million comments submitted to the FCC's net neutrality public-comment system are not only fake but illegally used the identities of real people, according to New York's attorney general.
Discount airline WOW air is set to serve John F. Kennedy Airport in New York in 2018, giving travelers yet another option for cheap flights to Europe. WOW air, based in Iceland, is selling $99 (and up) one-way flights from JFK to Paris, Amsterdam, London Stansted, Frankfurt, Dublin, Copenhagen, and Berlin.
A jury in Queens on Tuesday convicted an unlicensed cab driver of swiping singer John Legend's Louis Vuitton bag containing $25,000 Cartier cuff links from a luggage cart at John F. Kennedy Airport in 2017.
A cool-headed, fast-acting, and medically trained subway conductor saved a sick rider's life in Queens this week, the MTA said. Kevin Bartsch was on duty on a Manhattan-bound F train Wednesday evening when two passengers got his attention about an unconscious man on a subway car two cars back, he said.
TCS New York City Marathon Race Director Peter Ciaccia, NYRR president of events, spoke to Fox5NY.com about the technological evolution of the race, how it has changed over the years, and why waiting until the last runner crosses the finish line is so important to him.
A week after unveiling redesigned privacy control settings, Facebook announced posted revised terms of service and data policy to "show people in black and white how our products work."
Facebook's privacy scandal is much worse than previously thought—by millions of more users. Data on as many as 87 million people, mostly in the United States, may have been improperly shared with Cambridge Analytica, a data-mining company linked to Donald Trump's presidential campaign, according to a post by Mike Schroepfer, Facebook's chief technology officer.
NEW YORK (FOX 5 NEWS) - Every year on the first Sunday in November, tens of thousands of athletes line up on the Staten Island side of the Verrazano Narrows Bridge and then head to a faraway finish line in Central Park.
Runners and spectators alike cry, cheer, smile, squeal, gasp, and more on the day of the New York City Marathon. It is a day of triumph, achievement, and also heartbreak and disappointment.
Only a handful of athletes have a real shot at winning and just two runners and two whe...
Peter Ciaccia, the race director of the TCS New York City Marathon, cheers for the final runners to cross the finish line and often runs in with them for those final steps. He has been doing this for years. Here he explains why he does it and what it means to him.
Bart Yasso, the chief running officer of Runner's World, has come to New York City every marathon weekend since 1982 to represent RW at the race and expo, where he meets and greets fans and signs books. Yasso, known affectionately as the "mayor of running," has run the New York City Marathon five times. Here he talks about his experience and why the race is so special.
NEW YORK (FOX 5 NEWS) - A few years ago, Jill Grunenwald, a librarian from Cleveland, attended a storytelling event in town where a friend posed the question: "What would you do if you knew you could not fail?" She took that as a direct challenge and set out to write and publish a memoir.
Grunenwald, who holds a BFA in creative writing, was already a writer and published author, so a memoir made sense. So what would she focus on?
Well, she had a blog called The Year of the Phoenix that chroni...
NEW YORK (FOX 5 NEWS) - The first New York City Marathon, in 1970, was somewhat of a fringe event. The course was contained entirely inside Central Park, where 127 runners, who had paid a buck each, lined up at the start. Just 55 athletes finished.
These days, what is now the world's biggest marathon isn't just about the race itself. New York Road Runners—the organization that puts on the TCS New York City Marathon (as it is officially known)—has shepherded the evolution of that first quaint ...