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  • Blogs

    October 8, 2014

    Rob Astorino Has a Plan to Save Us From Ebola

    We need to stop playing defense and meet this problem head on. #Ebola— Rob Astorino (@RobAstorino) October 7, 2014 Rob Astorino, New York's Republican gubernatorial candidate, grandstanded for the cameras Tuesday, demanding that New York City airports stop receiving ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2014

    Vivian Girls Remember: Pizza! Wild Puppies! Jean Jackets!

    This weekend, The Vivian Girls play their very last shows ever. Their band was born in Brooklyn, so it's fitting that they're going to wrapping things up, there, too, with a pair of shows: one Saturday at Death By Audio and one Sunday at Baby's All Right. The Vivian Girls: Katy "Kickball Katy" Goo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2013

    I Pigged Out With Four Dinners Last Night!

    Forgive me, Jenny Craig, I have sinned. I was scheduled to go to three events last night, but whipped up a quickie dinner at home beforehand because we all know the main rule of "disco dinners": Eat first. But it turned out all the events had plentiful food. An NJGLA "Headlines and Headliners" ga ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2012

    Under the Toque: Olympic Menus, New Chefs at Jean Georges

    ​ Simon Hulstone and Heston Blumenthal have teamed up to create the menus that will be served to British Airways customers during the Olympics. [Eat Out] Chef shuffles at Jean Georges: Mark Lapico is now executive chef; the new chef de cuisine is Erik Battes; Joe Murphy is in charge of pastries ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2012

    Woman Gets Through Security At JFK With Dagger In Her Bag

    Well, this is heartening terrifying news for anyone who plans on traveling through JFK in the near future. A woman got through security in Terminal 5 with a dagger in her bag, the New York Post reported. Nope, TSA people, you weren't hallucinating à la Macbeth. It was an actual antique dagger, whic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2011

    Breaking: Famous Chefs Have More Money Than You Do, Don't Really Cook

    The real O.G.​Chefs like to complain about culinary school grads who view working in a kitchen as a brief pit stop on the way to televised celebrity, product endorsements, and global jet-setting. But sometimes, the media makes it difficult to blame them.

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2011

    Ukrainian Tourist Blames Groping of Flight Attendant on Low Blood Sugar

    ​Ukrainian tourist Iurii Chumak, 53, admitted in Brooklyn federal court that he purposely reached under a flight attendent's skirt and fondled her as she served coffee to passengers on a British Airways flight from London to New York. He apologized to the judge and claimed the incident was due ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2011

    Grimsvotn Volcano Eruption Forces Barack Obama to Leave Ireland Early

    ​An Icelandic volcano called Grimsvotn (so much easier to say than that other Icelandic volcano) about 120 miles east of Reykjavik has been erupting since Saturday, with ash now approaching Scotland and Ireland, where Barack Obama and co. are visiting. This means they'll leave Ireland tonight, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2010

    Woman Offers $4,000 Reward for Yorkie Lost at JFK Airport

    Ramsay​Here is the saddest story of the week, even sadder than Foster's lost scooter (sorry!). Amy Stefanowski, a Connecticut woman who's lived in London for the past three years, was headed back to England last week after spending the summer on the East Coast. Her 3-year-old Yorkie, Ramsay, s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2010

    Meet Your Morning Links

    ​Happy Thursday to all! Here's your news roundup for today. • We broke records yesterday; heat records, that is: At 1:57 p.m. Central Park hit 92 degrees, breaking the record of 89 degrees set April 7 in 1929. Fortunately, these days we can get away with a bit less clothing (people were wea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2009

    High Line Park Results in New Restaurant Row; Green Roofs Everywhere

    Mere months after reports claiming the exact opposite, a new study suggests that living near a fast food outlet actually does not increase weight in children, and that living near supermarkets, with their fresh fruits and vegetables, does nothing to lower weight. Go figure. [Science Daily] A survey ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2008

    'Roids Are All the Rage: Other Stories Making News

    The Post shows that steroids scandals aren't just in baseball with their exclusive on the NYPD's implementation of random steroid tests in the wake of last year's scandal involving police officers obtaining steroids from a Bay Ridge pharmacy. Keeping with their tradition of classiness and sympathy, ... More >>

  • News

    November 15, 2005

    Capitalizing on the Flu

    Flu pandemic would spark enough fear to make it a greed pandemic

  • Columns

    April 12, 2005
  • News

    February 1, 2005

    Porn Stars

    How the mob sent a scary, shocking message to a British press lord

  • NYC Life

    July 27, 2004

    Lemongrass, Pink Sky

    The guy shows us a room facing a parking lot. How about some ocean?

  • News

    June 1, 2004

    Disorganized Conspiracy

    When you've got money and power, who needs meetings in secret boardrooms?

  • News

    December 30, 2003

    Flying Blind

    Among the Terminal Ills: Bodies in Wheel Wells

  • News

    September 11, 2001

    Economic Terrorism

    Markets Fall as World Watches Cities Burn

  • Music

    February 20, 2001
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    December 23, 1997