New York is not the most rat-infested place on earth after all — according to Yelp, anyway

New York is not the most rat-infested place on earth after all — according to Yelp, anyway

Could have fooled us. Turns out, New York may not be the most rat-infested place in the United States, according to a report first shared with The Post. According to Yelp — a popular spot for those looking to read customer reviews and book pest control services — it’s an epidemic out there, with nationwide interest … Read more

Retirees with $1 million in savings could run out of money faster in these states, study finds

Retirees with  million in savings could run out of money faster in these states, study finds

Seniors could be roughing their golden years in some states, as a new study shows that even $1 million in retirement savings won’t last very long in some states. The study, published by personal finance site GoBankingRates earlier this year, found, for instance, that California seniors might face tough times financially after eating through that supply in approximately 12 years, eight … Read more

John Mulaney adds 2 shows at Port Chester’s Capitol Theater. Get tickets

John Mulaney adds 2 shows at Port Chester’s Capitol Theater. Get tickets

Vivid Seats is the New York Post’s official ticketing partner. We may receive revenue from this partnership for sharing this content and/or when you make a purchase. Everybody isn’t in LA. Comedian, actor, writer and “It’s Everybody’s In LA” host John Mulaney just announced he’ll perform two shows at Port Chester, NY’s Capitol Theatre on … Read more

Who has the best hot dogs — New York or New Jersey? Inside the sizzling bi-state wiener debate

Who has the best hot dogs — New York or New Jersey? Inside the sizzling bi-state wiener debate

Which glizzy has the most rizz? Hot dogs are having a moment in the Big Apple, making their humble way onto high-end menus and into fancy cocktail bars — there’s even a 50-foot statue of the summer staple occupying Times Square, to the bewilderment of the tourist hordes. With all that on the grill, there’s still … Read more

40 types of spinach products recalled due to traces of deadly listeria: FDA

40 types of spinach products recalled due to traces of deadly listeria: FDA

A New York company has recalled 40 types of bagged spinach after traces of listeria were found in a batch. Solata Foods, LLC. of Newburgh, New York, which operates seven different brands of produce, has issued a recall of its line of “fresh spinach” products, distributed locally in retail stores, according to the Food and … Read more

STEM advocate Marizza Delgado, 25, crowned Miss New York USA 2024

STEM advocate Marizza Delgado, 25, crowned Miss New York USA 2024

A new Miss New York USA has been crowned. Marizza Delgado, 25, won the annual pageant contest out of 170 contestants in Albany, New York, on Sunday. Delgado wore a sequin-festooned dress as she received the Miss New York USA sash, a crown and a bouquet of red roses on the stage. She had tears … Read more

The top Disney-inspired baby names revealed — see which states are the most obsessed

The top Disney-inspired baby names revealed — see which states are the most obsessed

New Yorkers with newborns want to be part of that world. Parents from the Big Apple and beyond are taking deep dives “Under the Sea” for baby-name inspiration, popularly crowing their little ones “Ariel” — after the principal princess in the 1989 classic “The Little Mermaid” — per a June 2024 report.  The study, commissioned … Read more

How much are tickets to see John Summit on tour in 2024?

How much are tickets to see John Summit on tour in 2024?

Vivid Seats is the New York Post’s official ticketing partner. We may receive revenue from this partnership for sharing this content and/or when you make a purchase. Prepare to be thrown into the “Deep End” of the mosh pit this summer. Starting June 15, 29-year-old accountant turned full-time superstar EDM producer John Summit will take … Read more

NY baker blasts ‘beginner influencer’ demanding free cookies to ‘spoil’ bridesmaids

NY baker blasts ‘beginner influencer’ demanding free cookies to ‘spoil’ bridesmaids

He doesn’t play about his dough.  Freebies are absolutely not on the menu for wannabe influencers at Halfsies Cookie Company in New York.  And its no-nonsense owner, David Maffei, has absolutely no qualms about putting content-creating cons, including brides-to-be, on full blast.  NY bakery owner David Maffei tells The Post that giving away free treats to … Read more

Couple had a wedding planned — and ended up getting married by a nurse: ‘It was a last-ditch effort’

Couple had a wedding planned — and ended up getting married by a nurse: ‘It was a last-ditch effort’

The bride was all dressed in white — hospital gauze, that is.  When Nora Regis’ water suddenly broke at 33-weeks pregnant last month, she and then-fiancé Michael Odland scrapped their lavish May 10 wedding plans for a maternity ward holy matrimony, instead.  “You know what they say, you make plans and God laughs,” Odland, 38, … Read more

These are the best cities to raise a family in inflation-weary America

These are the best cities to raise a family in inflation-weary America

The West is best. New data has revealed which American cities are the optimal places to raise kids in 2024 as inflation continues to slice through peoples’ savings. And out of the 182 metropolitan areas analyzed by WalletHub, only four East Coast areas scratched the top 25 — none of which is in the Northeast. … Read more

Looking to get married? Avoid these ‘singles’ states like the plague

Looking to get married? Avoid these ‘singles’ states like the plague

New Yorkers are the least likely to say “I do” out of all Americans, a not-so-romantic new study found. One in three adults in New York have never been married — a startling 17.4% more than the national average, according to Washington DC-based law firm Schmidt & Clark’s study, which analyzed federal census data and … Read more

This buzzy new NY restaurant recruited only the best cooks: church ladies

This buzzy new NY restaurant recruited only the best cooks: church ladies

He’s raising the age of retirement. When New York City restaurateur Stratis Morfogen was hiring for his new Gramercy restaurant Diner 24, he didn’t look to hot young pastry chefs with culinary school diplomas. Instead, he asked friends at the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of St. Paul in West Hempstead, Long Island, near where he grew up, … Read more

NY judge weds felon and fiancée — after sentencing him to a decade in prison

NY judge weds felon and fiancée — after sentencing him to a decade in prison

She sentenced him to life with a wife. New York Judge Melina McGuinnigle made a jailbird-turned-lovebird’s wedding dreams come true Friday, officiating his nuptials after handing him a 10-year prison sentence.  Anthony Santiago, 35, of Cleveland, Ohio, can now add “husband” to his lengthy rap sheet, as the convicted felon and blushing bride, Victoria, were … Read more

Memorial Day holiday travel may near record with 44M hitting the road: AAA

Memorial Day holiday travel may near record with 44M hitting the road: AAA

The American Automobile Association is anticipating a record-tying nearly 44 million travelers — a vast majority hitting the road for at least 50 miles — on the upcoming Memorial Day Weekend. “We haven’t seen Memorial Day Weekend travel numbers like these in almost 20 years,” Paula Twidale, senior vice president of AAA Travel, said of … Read more

NYC’s Times Square tops shameful survey of world’s worst tourist traps: ‘Crowded, grimy and overrated’

NYC’s Times Square tops shameful survey of world’s worst tourist traps: ‘Crowded, grimy and overrated’

They wouldn’t give it the Times of day. A reported 64.5 million tourists are expected to pour into NYC by 2024’s end — just a couple million shy of 2019’s record 66.6m, with almost all of them guaranteed to at least stroll through Times Square. According to a new survey, they’re going to hate it. Often … Read more

Your go-to drink may be the most popular cocktail in NYC — and the US: study

Your go-to drink may be the most popular cocktail in NYC — and the US: study

The No. 1 cocktail choice among New Yorkers is not the Manhattan or even the Long Island Iced Tea — it’s the vodka martini, a new study reveals. Margaritas were the second choice, and mojitos third, in the Big Apple, according to Google trend data collected by Casino.ca. There were a whopping 173,000 online searches … Read more

Teen chef whips up duck confit for fancy NYC benefit dinner for kids with cancer: ‘Proud to be helping’

Teen chef whips up duck confit for fancy NYC benefit dinner for kids with cancer: ‘Proud to be helping’

Upper East Side high school freshman Joshua Small is cooking up hope. Small, a French-American student at the Lycée Français de New York, regaled 60 diners as the acting executive chef of East Harlem’s Tastings NYC Saturday, a “Youth to Youth” dinner to raise money for the sick children at the Ronald McDonald House-New York. … Read more

Tipping? Fuhgeddaboudit! NYers blast $500 a year ‘tipflation’ demands

Tipping? Fuhgeddaboudit! NYers blast 0 a year ‘tipflation’ demands

Mo’ money, mo’ problems — and New Yorkers are at a tipping point.  Coughing up an extra few bucks for a job well done to a waiter, taxi or Uber driver, or even a speedy delivery person isn’t a big deal to most folks.  In fact, many feel compelled to leave a little something extra for service-industry … Read more

Inflation-ravaged NYC shatters records as priciest popular tourist destination — beating out London and Paris

Inflation-ravaged NYC shatters records as priciest popular tourist destination — beating out London and Paris

Greetings from the Big Gouge! Tourists are paying more to visit NYC than any other popular tourist destination, according to a new study of the ten most visited large cities in the world. The average cost of one night’s stay in Gotham has soared to $687 per person, research by Rustic Pathways, a student travel … Read more