We've always been suckers for the final scene of It's a Wonderful Life. No matter how many times we see it, we tear up at the sight of George Bailey's friends coming to his aid in his time of need, proving to him that he really is the richest man in town.
Over the last couple of days, we watched so ... More >>
Last summer, we put together a little list that took on a life of its own.
We counted down the 25 people and groups who had been doing the most to get word out to the wider world about the Church of Scientology's many alleged abuses, and who have contributed to its steep recent decline. Our list in ... More >>
In the doldrums of August last year, we put together a little list that took on a life of its own.
We counted down the 25 people and groups who had been doing the most to get word out to the wider world about the Church of Scientology's many alleged abuses, and who have contributed to its steep rec ... More >>
On Saturday and Tuesday, we gave readers some background on the Scientology drug treatment center in Oklahoma -- called Narconon Arrowhead -- that is now the center of controversy after four recent deaths which are under investigation, three just since October.
Tonight, a report by Rock Center's H ... More >>
On Saturday, we took you inside the troubled Scientology drug treatment center in eastern Oklahoma, Narconon Arrowhead.
Three deaths have occurred at the center since October, and the most recent of them, Stacy Murphy, 20, was found on the morning of July 19.
A former patient of the center who kn ... More >>
To even begin to explain why it's significant that a Texas man named Bert Leahy and a Montreal man named David Edgar Love are going to meet up in the godforsaken town of Canadian, Oklahoma on August 25 would probably strain most news organizations.
But we have an advantage: Bert Leahy and David Lov ... More >>
Filmmaker Mark Bunker put together this video of Friday's memorial held Friday for Alexander Jentzsch aboard the ship Spirit out of Long Beach Harbor in California.
It's a simple event with a few people on a boat. But don't underestimate its significance. Since she sent out a message to thousands ... More >>
On April 18 last year, a man named Marty Rathbun opened his door at the sound of knocking and was presented with the sight you see here. Three men on his porch holding video cameras, and with backup cameras strapped to their foreheads. They were each wearing sky blue T-shirts that featured the same ... More >>
This week in food blogs ...
Eater rounded up 13 chef look-alikes.
Grub Street offered its guide to this summer's restaurant closures. Because chefs need vacations, too.
Midtown Lunch got excited about the new Jamba Juice at the Rock Center.
Food Republic delivered its 20-strong tasty-jams playl ... More >>
Never forget: This tree, that one year.About that Rockefeller Center Christmas tree -- this year's is a 74-foot Norway spruce from Mahopac, New York, to be lit up this very evening to the delight of 2.5 million holiday gawkers. The tree in Rock Center is one of those things that New Yorkers t ... More >>
BlatantWorld/FlickrThroughout the recession, there's been plenty of advice lobbed at New York restaurateurs who want to stay in business, but perhaps what it boils down to is this: serve comfort food to tourists and people who want to feel like they're eating in a nightclub. That's one of the ... More >>