For many people, week 16 in the NFL was either really good news or really bad news. For some fantasy football owners, the season ended with a victory. In many leagues, this means the winner received a money prize. For Jets and Giants fans, fantasy football was a chance to win a championship even with their teams in real life failing to even make the playoffs. There were also unfortunate fantasy football owners who finished last in the league, and this meant some sort of punishment.
The American Museum of Natural History has announced plans to build an addition to house a new science and education center.
The $325 million Gilder Center for Science, Education and Innovation is slated to open in 2019, the museum's 150th anniversary.
Museum President Ellen Futter says the 218,000-square-foot center will fully integrate science, education and immersive exhibitions.
Chicago-based Studio Gang Architects has been selected to design the addition. Ralph Appelbaum Associates will design the exhibitions.
Some people are getting their holiday shopping finished today on Black Friday. However, others are waiting to buy gifts for loved ones on Small Business Saturday. Check out some of the best places to shop on Small Business Saturday in the New York City area. [NY Daily News]
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Hopefully, this Thanksgiving you will be spending time with those close to you eating delicious food. Unfortunately, not everyone has been so lucky with the terrible weather that has swept across parts of the United States. The blog Gawker has a guide to how some people are coping with the difficult weather. [Gawker]
A grand jury decided not to bring charges against white police officer Darren Wilson who shot African-American teenager Michael Brown. The decision from the court angered some protests who decided to take action Monday night. [New York Times]
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After a week full of snow in Buffalo, the NFL elected to move the Buffalo Bills and New York Jets game to Detroit. The game was originally scheduled to be played Sunday afternoon, but it will now begin Monday at 7. Tickets to the game were given out for free, but some scalpers (jerks) are trying to scam fans by selling them online.
Halloween gives everyone an excuse to enjoy some delicious candy and dress up in fun costumes. While New York City may not offer some of the traditional trick-or-treating that suburbs do, there are still great places to go to take the kids for candy. [AM NY]
Today, partly cloudy with a high of 58, and tonight, cloudy with a chance of rain late, low of 49. [Full Forecast]