For the third time this month, a New York school bus driver is accused of driving a bus drunk.The latest allegedly tipsy driver is 47-year-old James Sommer, of Massapequa. At the time of his alleged DWI, Sommer was transporting 29 seventh graders on a field trip to the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory ... More >>
Here's a love story with a (somewhat) happy ending: A Long Island man is recovering from multiple stab wounds after he stabbed himself four times yesterday afternoon. But that was only after he stabbed his ex-girlfriend 13 times.But here's what's makes the story less tragic than it probably could ha ... More >>
The Long Island man accused of faking his own death to collect on an insurance payout -- and get away from his wife (who now thinks he's trying to kill her) -- by pretending to get lost at sea off the coast of Jones Beach last weekend still hasn't spoken with police, authorities said Saturday.Police ... More >>
Of all the ways to get away from your bride, faking your own death by supposedly drowning off the coast of Long Island is certainly amongst the most epic -- and it's exactly what a Massapequa man did over the weekend, according to his wife, anyway.As we reported yesterday, Raymond Roth's son reporte ... More >>
Beginning tonight and spooling out over the weekend, a pack of five British youths will blitz the tri-state area with performances and signings and, eventually, a Rockefeller Center-stuffing appearance on NBC's Today. The five young men make up the vocal group One Directiona five-member boyba ... More >>
David Shankbone/WikipediaIf there was a Tony category for most annoying patrons, the nominees would be... (6) The ones who ruffle through their Playbills during a quiet moment, suddenly determined to find an actor's name or see how many songs are left. These people would probably tapdance ... More >>
This week's issue of New York magazine has the most in-depth feature yet about the serial killer search spooking locals this year, with body after body being found near Long Islando's Gilgo and Jones beaches. Though remains from 10 bodies have been discovered in the area, the case for a seria ... More >>
And do you know why it's so urgently important that Musto do so? Because he's gone so batty he's talking about himself in the third person. So, he--I mean I--will spend the week in either Maine or Massapequa (depending on which invitation comes first), where I'll get some much needed rest, ... More >>
Original caption: "The Author"Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. June 16, 1966, Vol. XI, No. 35 Pop Eye: Soundblast '66 By Richard Goldstein Federico Fellini came to the Bronx last Friday night -- in spirit anyway -- when an assemblage of rock 'n' roll musicians took ... More >>
Rob Roth Here's a candid shot of me reading Mary Jo Buttafuoco's new book, Getting It Through My Thick Skull, which I devoured like sour candy! I even adored the subtitle, "Why I Stayed, What I Learned, and What Millions of People Involved with Sociopaths Need To Know."
Innovation reigns, from 36-CD retrospectives to the Hüsker Dü of free jazz
Yaeger Travels to the Hamptons. Rides Jitney. Eats Muffin.
Chop-shop king built his dream mansion. Then an interior decorator took him down.
Drunken holiday shopping with Clarence the angel
Mizrahi goes high and low, plus a brief encounter with the evil Wal-Mart
Warhol as soap star in Steven Watson's fresh factory history
Mr. Blass and Mr. Beene
High fashion replaces lowlifes on Mulberry Street