Petula Clark sang some of the brightest hits of the 1960s, like "Downtown" (my theme), "Don't Sleep In The Subway," "Color My World," and "I Know A Place." The woman has sold over 60 million records! That's more than Rihanna.
She's also done theater, made CDs, and still sings with a perfect pitch a ... More >>
Archangeli/FlickrMelanie M. Asks: I'm living in New York as an exchange student from Geneva and I miss my Swiss cuisine from home! Do you know of any restaurants where I can find veal cordon bleu?
Dear Melanie: While chicken cordon bleu is a relatively common (though somewhat passé) ... More >>
Yves Rossy, who is both braver and crazier than we are, flew for 8 minutes across the Grand Canyon on Saturday at speeds of up to 190 miles per hour. "Flying his jet-propelled wing attached to his back, and steering only by moving his body, Rossy launched from a helicopter at 2,440 metres above the ... More >>
Iran announced on Sunday that it now has its first batch of uranium yellowcake, which is "the raw material for enrichment" on the way to nuclear capabilities. The very public posturing comes before Monday's talks in Geneva with world powers about Iran's nuclear program, so the existence of us ... More >>
Cox's Orange Pippin is one of the new apples being vended in the greenmarkets around the city.
Last year, we conducted our first annual Big Apple Apple Census, in which we discovered and cataloged 30 varieties of apples in area greenmarkets, and provided a handy alphabetized list that inclu ... More >>