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  • Former governor tells de Blasio to "govern to all"

    Former governor tells de Blasio to "govern to all"

    Monday, December 22 2014 2:49 PM EST2014-12-22 19:49:04 GMT
    David Paterson, the former governor of New York has a strong message for New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio: "You have to govern to all of the people." Speaking with Good Day New York, Paterson said the current hostility between police and the public is unprecedented. "You actually have to sit down and talk to people who's view points are anti-pathetical to yours," said Paterson.
    David Paterson, the former governor of New York has a strong message for New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio: "You have to govern to all of the people." Speaking with Good Day New York, Paterson said the current hostility between police and the public is unprecedented. "You actually have to sit down and talk to people who's view points are anti-pathetical to yours," said Paterson.
  • 6 must-have items to make travel easier

    6 must-have items to make travel easier

    Monday, December 22 2014 11:05 AM EST2014-12-22 16:05:10 GMT
    Wipes that not only kill bacteria but viruses, too, and the "indestructible" suitcase are among David Gregg of BehindTheBuy.com's top picks to make travel easier.
    Wipes that not only kill bacteria but viruses, too, and the "indestructible" suitcase are among David Gregg of BehindTheBuy.com's top picks to make travel easier.
  • Group names '10 worst toys' for kids

    Group names '10 worst toys' for kids

    Friday, December 19 2014 4:14 PM EST2014-12-19 21:14:00 GMT
    A bow that shoots illuminated arrows its manufacturer says can fly up to 145 feet and the "Catapencil" — a pencil with a miniature slingshot-style launcher on its end — are on an annual list of unsafe toys released Wednesday by a Massachusetts-based consumer watchdog group. World Against Toys Causing Harm, or W.A.T.C.H., issued the "10 Worst Toys" list to remind parents and consumers of the potential hazards in some toys.
    A bow that shoots illuminated arrows its manufacturer says can fly up to 145 feet and the "Catapencil" — a pencil with a miniature slingshot-style launcher on its end — are on an annual list of unsafe toys released Wednesday by a Massachusetts-based consumer watchdog group. World Against Toys Causing Harm, or W.A.T.C.H., issued the "10 Worst Toys" list to remind parents and consumers of the potential hazards in some toys.
  • Damon Wayans: I was born with a cleft foot

    Damon Wayans: I was born with a cleft foot

    Friday, December 19 2014 11:38 AM EST2014-12-19 16:38:46 GMT
    Actor and funny man Damon Wayans says his older brother, Dwayne Wayans, would hang him from the back of his shirt to a door hook when he was a child growing up in the Chelsea section of Manhattan.  "That's how he babysat me. He hated me. He would beat me up," said Wayans.  There might have been some jealousy on Dwayne Wayans' part because of all the attention the younger Damon Wayans would get at home.
    Actor and funny man Damon Wayans says his older brother, Dwayne Wayans, would hang him from the back of his shirt to a door hook when he was a child growing up in the Chelsea section of Manhattan.  "That's how he babysat me. He hated me. He would beat me up," said Wayans.  There might have been some jealousy on Dwayne Wayans' part because of all the attention the younger Damon Wayans would get at home.
  • Bourbon pecan cookies

    Bourbon pecan cookies

    Friday, December 19 2014 11:14 AM EST2014-12-19 16:14:34 GMT
    Chef Jansen Chan, director of pastry operations at the International Culinary Center, prepared Bourbon pecan cookies in the Good Day Cafe.
    Chef Jansen Chan, director of pastry operations at the International Culinary Center, prepared Bourbon pecan cookies in the Good Day Cafe.
  • Gift Guide: Dec. 19

    Gift Guide: Dec. 19

    Friday, December 19 2014 10:42 AM EST2014-12-19 15:42:22 GMT
    Good Day New York producers Angela Cascarano, Jessica Cohen, Linda Simidian and Leyla Fayyaz shared their top picks for holiday gifts.
    Good Day New York producers Angela Cascarano, Jessica Cohen, Linda Simidian and Leyla Fayyaz shared their top picks for holiday gifts.
  • Trump: Sony decision to drop movie is extortion

    Trump: Sony decision to drop movie is extortion

    Thursday, December 18 2014 11:44 AM EST2014-12-18 16:44:47 GMT
    If the communist nation of North Korea is in fact behind the leak of emails among a Sony executive and a movie producer that lead to the cancellation of the release of, 'The Interview,' then the repressive regime has more power than we think.  That's the conclusion from mogul Donald Trump who weighed in on the incident. "I think it's a form of extortion. Are they going to say: give up our Army? However, turn the tables, I don't think we'd be too happy about it either," said Trump.
    If the communist nation of North Korea is in fact behind the leak of emails among a Sony executive and a movie producer that lead to the cancellation of the release of, 'The Interview,' then the repressive regime has more power than we think.  That's the conclusion from mogul Donald Trump who weighed in on the incident. "I think it's a form of extortion. Are they going to say: give up our Army? However, turn the tables, I don't think we'd be too happy about it either," said Trump.
  • Ugly sweater fashion show

    Ugly sweater fashion show

    Thursday, December 18 2014 7:59 AM EST2014-12-18 12:59:35 GMT
    Wearing ugly sweaters has become somewhat of a Christmas season tradition. On National Ugly Sweater Day, Good Day New York went in search of the most ornate sweaters around.
    Wearing ugly sweaters has become somewhat of a Christmas season tradition. On National Ugly Sweater Day, Good Day New York went in search of the most ornate sweaters around.
  • The Elf on the Shelf and The Mensch on a Bench

    The Elf on the Shelf and The Mensch on a Bench

    Wednesday, December 17 2014 2:28 PM EST2014-12-17 19:28:53 GMT
    The Elf on the Shelf is making room for The Mensch on a Bench. The Elf has become a popular Christmas tradition and now its Jewish counterpart is becoming one, too. Parents pose the dolls around their homes. During the day, the elf keeps a watchful eye on children and then reports back to Santa at night. The Mensch keeps an eye on the Menorah during Hanukkah.
    The Elf on the Shelf is making room for The Mensch on a Bench. The Elf has become a popular Christmas tradition and now its Jewish counterpart is becoming one, too. Parents pose the dolls around their homes. During the day, the elf keeps a watchful eye on children and then reports back to Santa at night. The Mensch keeps an eye on the Menorah during Hanukkah.
  • Prawns Peri Peri

    Prawns Peri Peri

    Monday, December 15 2014 10:29 AM EST2014-12-15 15:29:00 GMT
    Mark Henegan of Madiba Harlem prepared prawns with peri peri sauce in the Good Day Cafe.
    Mark Henegan of Madiba Harlem prepared prawns with peri peri sauce in the Good Day Cafe.
  • 'Transparent' about gender transition gets Golden Globe nod

    'Transparent' about gender transition gets Golden Globe nod

    Thursday, December 11 2014 12:11 PM EST2014-12-11 17:11:59 GMT
    Actress Judith Light couldn't have been more thrilled on Thursday when the series she is starring in about a man's transition to a woman was nominated for a Golden Globe award. But it's the message 'Transparent' is sending to viewers rather than the award that makes Light happy and optimistic. "What we found in the gay community is that they were teaching the world about sexuality. The transgender community is teaching people about gender presentation and gender fluidity," said Light.
    Actress Judith Light couldn't have been more thrilled on Thursday when the series she is starring in about a man's transition to a woman was nominated for a Golden Globe award. But it's the message 'Transparent' is sending to viewers rather than the award that makes Light happy and optimistic. "What we found in the gay community is that they were teaching the world about sexuality. The transgender community is teaching people about gender presentation and gender fluidity," said Light.
  • Dawkins tries to make an 'OG' out of Duke Castiglione

    Dawkins tries to make an 'OG' out of Duke Castiglione

    Thursday, December 11 2014 11:05 AM EST2014-12-11 16:05:55 GMT
    Decades after his stellar career in the NBA came to a close, former Philadelphia 76ers and then NJ Nets standout Darryl Dawkins is still cracking fans up including FOX 5 Sports Director Duke Castiglione. Dawkins tried to make an 'OG' (original gangster) out of Duke by dressing him in his sports coat. "When you're an 'old school g,' you roll like a wagon wheel," said Dawkins. The man dubbed 'Chocolate Thunder' during his NBA run says his closet is colorful like a "bag of Skittles.
    Decades after his stellar career in the NBA came to a close, former Philadelphia 76ers and then NJ Nets standout Darryl Dawkins is still cracking fans up including FOX 5 Sports Director Duke Castiglione. Dawkins tried to make an 'OG' (original gangster) out of Duke by dressing him in his sports coat. "When you're an 'old school g,' you roll like a wagon wheel," said Dawkins. The man dubbed 'Chocolate Thunder' during his NBA run says his closet is colorful like a "bag of Skittles.
  • Lobster mashed potatoes

    Lobster mashed potatoes

    Thursday, December 11 2014 10:45 AM EST2014-12-11 15:45:57 GMT
    There is a new steakhouse in town that is serving mouth-watering lobster and garlic mashed potatoes. Mastro's Steakhouse now open at 1285 6th Ave. in Manhattan  Executive Chef Aaron Albrecht shared his recipe with Good Day New York.
    There is a new steakhouse in town that is serving mouth-watering lobster and garlic mashed potatoes. Mastro's Steakhouse now open at 1285 6th Ave. in Manhattan  Executive Chef Aaron Albrecht shared his recipe with Good Day New York.
  • Jolie: Directing 'Unbroken' made me a better mother

    Jolie: Directing 'Unbroken' made me a better mother

    Wednesday, December 10 2014 11:54 AM EST2014-12-10 16:54:59 GMT
    For Angelina Jolie, there is a strong connection between motherhood and the story she tells of American hero Louis Zamperini in the new film 'Unbroken.' The movie, which Jolie directed, is based on a true story.  Only her second time as a film director, Jolie- the mother of six- said she knew she had to take the job. “I needed to do it. Like people who read his book are inspired. I am a fan," said Jolie.
    For Angelina Jolie, there is a strong connection between motherhood and the story she tells of American hero Louis Zamperini in the new film 'Unbroken.' The movie, which Jolie directed, is based on a true story.  Only her second time as a film director, Jolie- the mother of six- said she knew she had to take the job. “I needed to do it. Like people who read his book are inspired. I am a fan," said Jolie.
  • Sir Paul McCartney writes soundtrack for video game

    Sir Paul McCartney writes soundtrack for video game

    Wednesday, December 10 2014 11:10 AM EST2014-12-10 16:10:55 GMT
    Sir Paul McCartney is responsible for the soundtrack to the new video game, ‘Destiny,' and the hit single 'Hope for the Future.'  But the former member of ‘The Beatles' says he's not much of a gamer. "I kind of pass my grand kids and they're playing them and I say 'Ok, let me have a go at this.' I try for two seconds, I get killed and I then hand the controls back to the grand kids," said McCartney.
    Sir Paul McCartney is responsible for the soundtrack to the new video game, ‘Destiny,' and the hit single 'Hope for the Future.'  But the former member of ‘The Beatles' says he's not much of a gamer. "I kind of pass my grand kids and they're playing them and I say 'Ok, let me have a go at this.' I try for two seconds, I get killed and I then hand the controls back to the grand kids," said McCartney.
  • Rosanna Scotto meets royal couple

    Rosanna Scotto meets royal couple

    Wednesday, December 10 2014 6:20 AM EST2014-12-10 11:20:07 GMT
    The Barclays Center played host to Britain's Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.  The royal couple's most memorable encounter was likely that with Good Day New York co host Rosanna Scotto.
    Queen Bey and King James weren't the only royalty in the house at the Barclays Center Monday night for the Brooklyn Nets versus Cleveland Cavaliers game.  The arena also played host to Britain's Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.  Beyonce and LeBron James got a chance to meet Prince William and Kate Middleton, but the royal couple's most memorable encounter was likely that with Good Day New York co host Rosanna Scotto.
  • Weatherford apologizes for sideline argument

    Weatherford apologizes for sideline argument

    Tuesday, December 9 2014 9:10 AM EST2014-12-09 14:10:12 GMT
    Cameras caught NY Giants punter Steve Weatherford get into a heated argument with one of his coaches during Sunday's away game against the Tennessee Titans.  It was a moment Weatherford now regrets.  The incident with Special Teams Coach Tom Quinn occurred after Weatherford walked off the field following a kick.
    Cameras caught NY Giants punter Steve Weatherford get into a heated argument with one of his coaches during Sunday's away game against the Tennessee Titans.  It was a moment Weatherford now regrets.  The incident with Special Teams Coach Tom Quinn occurred after Weatherford walked off the field following a kick.
  • Patient in isolation at Bellevue

    Humanitarian doctor treated for Ebola in NYC

    Humanitarian doctor treated for Ebola in NYC

    Friday, October 24 2014 11:57 PM EDT2014-10-25 03:57:10 GMT
    The doctor who became the first confirmed case of Ebola in New York City remained in stable condition on Friday.  Dr. Craig Spencer, 33, was being treated in isolation at Bellevue Hospital in Manhattan. Spencer returned from Euorpe via Africa on Oct. 17 after treating Ebola patients and rode the subway, went bowling and dined at a restaurant in the hours before being hospitalized.
    The doctor who became the first confirmed case of Ebola in New York City remained in stable condition on Friday.  Dr. Craig Spencer, 33, was being treated in isolation at Bellevue Hospital in Manhattan. Spencer returned from Euorpe via Africa on Oct. 17 after treating Ebola patients and rode the subway, went bowling and dined at a restaurant in the hours before being hospitalized.
  • Experts answer questions about Ebola in NYC

    Experts answer questions about Ebola in NYC

    Friday, October 24 2014 1:40 PM EDT2014-10-24 17:40:36 GMT
    The first person diagnosed with Ebola in New York City traveled the subway system, visited a park, went bowling and rode in a cab.  The movements of Dr. Craig Spencer, 33, of Hamilton Heights, who is stable and in isolation at Bellevue Hospital has many New Yorkers worried. Good Day New York spoke with two medical experts about Ebola, how it is spread and the potential -- if any-- others were infected.
    The first person diagnosed with Ebola in New York City traveled the subway system, visited a park, went bowling and rode in a cab.  The movements of Dr. Craig Spencer, 33, of Hamilton Heights, who is stable and in isolation at Bellevue Hospital has many New Yorkers worried. Good Day New York spoke with two medical experts about Ebola, how it is spread and the potential -- if any-- others were infected.
  • Who is Dr. Craig Spencer?

    Who is Dr. Craig Spencer?

    Friday, October 24 2014 1:29 PM EDT2014-10-24 17:29:52 GMT
    Dr. Craig Spencer, 33, of Hamilton Heights, Manhattan became the first person in New York City to test positive for Ebola, a potentially deadly virus that has killed more than 4,800 people in Africa. Spencer, a member of Doctors Without Borders, is being treated in an isolation ward at Bellevue Hospital. He was listed in stable condition on Friday. His fiance is in quarantine at Bellevue. Friends and neighbors describe him as a "great guy" and a "true humanitarian."
    Dr. Craig Spencer, 33, of Hamilton Heights, Manhattan became the first person in New York City to test positive for Ebola, a potentially deadly virus that has killed more than 4,800 people in Africa. Spencer, a member of Doctors Without Borders, is being treated in an isolation ward at Bellevue Hospital. He was listed in stable condition on Friday. His fiance is in quarantine at Bellevue. Friends and neighbors describe him as a "great guy" and a "true humanitarian."
  • NYC wants to prevent Ebola hysteria

    NYC wants to prevent Ebola hysteria

    Friday, October 17 2014 9:06 AM EDT2014-10-17 13:06:16 GMT
    New York City officials are trying to quiet the potential for hysteria over the Ebola scare.  There have been no cases in the state.  Six hospitals in the New York City area have been set up with specially trained go-to teams drilled in anti-Ebola protocols.
    New York City officials are trying to quiet the potential for hysteria over the Ebola scare.  There have been no cases in the state.  Six hospitals in the New York City area have been set up with specially trained go-to teams drilled in anti-Ebola protocols.

  • Dr. Oz on what you need to know about Ebola

    Dr. Oz on what you need to know about Ebola

    Friday, October 3 2014 12:08 PM EDT2014-10-03 16:08:25 GMT
    The first confirmed case of the Ebola virus in the United States has Americans concerned they could come down with the life-threatening illness. The unidentified patient who is a Liberian citizen and is being treated at a hospital in Texas showed no symptoms when flying back to northeast Dallas on Sept. 20.  "There will probably be more cases like this gentleman that we might not be able to so easily control," said Dr. Mehmet Oz.
    The first confirmed case of the Ebola virus in the United States has Americans concerned they could come down with the life-threatening illness. The unidentified patient who is a Liberian citizen and is being treated at a hospital in Texas showed no symptoms when flying back to northeast Dallas on Sept. 20.  "There will probably be more cases like this gentleman that we might not be able to so easily control," said Dr. Mehmet Oz.
  • 1933-2014

    Joan Rivers dies

    Joan Rivers dies

    Friday, September 5 2014 9:23 AM EDT2014-09-05 13:23:32 GMT

    Joan Rivers is being remembered as a comedic legend and trailblazer. The New York native died on Thursday at the age of 81. Rivers was undergoing an outpatient throat procedure at a clinic on the Upper East Side on August 28 when she went into cardiac arrest and was rushed to Mount Sinai Hospital. She had been moved from the ICU to a private room on Wednesday.

    Joan Rivers is being remembered as a comedic legend and trailblazer. The New York native died on Thursday at the age of 81. Rivers was undergoing an outpatient throat procedure at a clinic on the Upper East Side on August 28 when she went into cardiac arrest and was rushed to Mount Sinai Hospital. She had been moved from the ICU to a private room on Wednesday.

  • Glamsquad app

    Hair and makeup house call

    Hair and makeup house call

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 10:27 PM EDT2014-08-27 02:27:35 GMT
    A new app is bringing the star treatment to the masses. Glamsquad delivers a hair and makeup artist to your doorstep.I invited them over to my place. Kelly did my makeup and Erin styled my mane. They helped me select a look from examples on the app and they encouraged me to tweak the looks to fit my style.
    A new app is bringing the star treatment to the masses. Glamsquad delivers a hair and makeup artist to your doorstep.I invited them over to my place. Kelly did my makeup and Erin styled my mane. They helped me select a look from examples on the app and they encouraged me to tweak the looks to fit my style.
  • Flame of Hope makes stop in Times Square

    Flame of Hope makes stop in Times Square

    Wednesday, June 11 2014 12:32 PM EDT2014-06-11 16:32:23 GMT
    The countdown clock is ticking towards the start of the Special Olympics USA Games this weekend in New Jersey. Excitement for the big event hit a high on Wednesday when the Law Enforcement Torch Run made its way through Times Square. The Flame of Hope has been carried by Special Olympics athletes and more than 100 law enforcement volunteers from across the country in a five-day run with the final destination the Prudential Center in Newark on Sunday for the opening ceremony.
    The countdown clock is ticking towards the start of the Special Olympics USA Games this weekend in New Jersey. Excitement for the big event hit a high on Wednesday when the Law Enforcement Torch Run made its way through Times Square. The Flame of Hope has been carried by Special Olympics athletes and more than 100 law enforcement volunteers from across the country in a five-day run with the final destination the Prudential Center in Newark on Sunday for the opening ceremony.
  • Andie MacDowell, daughter team up to talk 'strength'

    Andie MacDowell, daughter team up to talk 'strength'

    Monday, June 9 2014 12:09 PM EDT2014-06-09 16:09:04 GMT
    Stunning at 56, actress Andie MacDowell is in demand, but it didn't come easy. "To be able to rise above it is a feat; it’s probably my greatest achievement ever," said MacDowell about a blow early in her career. The voice of the South Carolina native was dubbed with that of acting legend Glenn Close in "The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes." "No one has ever explained it to me. I moved on and became so successful. Wonderful things happen when you have to evolve and be strong."
    Stunning at 56, actress Andie MacDowell is in demand, but it didn't come easy. "To be able to rise above it is a feat; it’s probably my greatest achievement ever," said MacDowell about a blow early in her career. The voice of the South Carolina native was dubbed with that of acting legend Glenn Close in "The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes." "No one has ever explained it to me. I moved on and became so successful. Wonderful things happen when you have to evolve and be strong."
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