While I'm sitting in a booth at Porter House (10 Columbus Circle, chatting with Michael Lomonaco, a regular comes over and slaps him on the back. They talk for a second about the experience, and then the diner reveals that he's eaten at this restaurant 292 times since it opened -- a fact that a hos ... More >>
"If you're a nice person and you work hard, you get to go shopping at Barneys. It's the decadent reward." That is, apparently, what Sarah Jessica Parker once told Vanity Fair, and the store proudly uses the quote as its Twitter bio. It's taken on an unpleasantly ironic twinge in the last day, howeve ... More >>
Why are so many incoming college students getting stuck in remedial courses?
Adhesive Theater Project mounts Obie winner Erin Courtney's new play
On the hunt for a missing child
Going through the tabloids today there was a small recurring theme, especially in the Daily News. Several stories about students achieving great things or being thrust into scandal are all over the place today. The biggest news is the arrest of a Wantagh High School math teacher charged with raping ... More >>
The State Economic Development Corporation surprised Brooklyn activists today by releasingearlier than expectedits Draft Environmental Impact Statement on developer Bruce Ratner's Atlantic Yards plan. The DEIS is a key step in the state approval process because it forms a framework for p ... More >>
The Jheri Curls of Washington Heights, and how they made everybody else's hair curl