Enough about the music and enough about the giant ship--everyone wants the good stuff! Like, who was the most wasted asshole on the boat? Who delivered the most snooze-worthy DJ set? And who was the most ratchet dancer of Holy Ship!!! 2014? While the rest of the blogosphere waxes poetic about the ... More >>
For the second time in two days, Verrazano-Narrows Bridge is the site of a possible suicide attempt. A call that there was a jumper on the bridge came in at 12:30 p.m., says a source at the Fire Department.
Sad news to report as New Yorkers continue to deal with the wake of destruction left by Hurricane Sandy: the bodies of two missing Staten Island boys have been recovered.Authorities say this afternoon that the bodies of the two boys -- Connor Moore, 4, and Brandon Moore, 2 -- were recovered this mor ... More >>
Tony Goldman, the CEO of real estate and hospitality company Goldman Properties, died in New York on Tuesday. He was 68. Goldman graduated from Emerson College in 1965 and married his college sweetheart, Janet. He got his start renovating properties on the Upper West Side and first became famous fo ... More >>
Last night at the 40/40 Club, during the listening session for 2 Chainz's debut Based On A T.R.U. Story (Def Jam), it became apparent that the Atlanta MC grew up watching What's Happening?he kept insisting that he could feel someone recording his album in the crowd a la Rerun's run-in with th ... More >>
The NBA playoff bracket is set, and the Knicks will take their talents to South Beach this Saturday to play LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, and the Miami Heat. It's a matchup that will garner more buzz than a typical two-seed-vs-seven-seed series, due of a myriad of subplots. First, these two teams ha ... More >>
Earlier this year the city announced a five-year plan with AT&T to bring free Wi-Fi to 26 spots in 20 New York City parks throughout the boroughs. This Thursday, Astoria Park in Queens, Herbert Von King Park and McCarren Park Field House in Brooklyn, Tompkins Square Park in Manhattan, and Clo ... More >>
Even when it doesn't love us
If the NBA Finals confirmed one thing, it's that like him or love him - and an ESPN color map compiled before the sixth game with Dallas indicated that the majority of fans in 45 of 50 states hate him - it's a LeBron James League. Look at today's headlines: The Daily News proclaimed "LeBust: King ... More >>
Portrait of the artist as a publicity construct.John DeLucie's plans to pipe more outlandishly hyped food down New York's gullet are steaming right along.
By Brianna Strange "Who's Kristin Davis?" The woman at coat check had no idea what was going on. That is probably fair, given that the crowd wasn't what you'd expect at a typical post-election party for a gubernatorial candidate. Kristin Davis isn't your typical candidate for Governor of Ne ... More >>
Marc VidalBoqueria, which has been executive chef-less since the departure of Seamus Mullen this past summer, will now be helmed by Marc Vidal, according to a press release distributed by the restaurant's publicist. Vidal is a Spaniard who who has worked at El Bulli, L'Arpege, and Alain Ducas ... More >>
Back with an update but the same sensibility, the director shows us that happiness is a state of mind
There are some fascinating new issues surfacing in the aftershock of LeBron James's decision to join the Miami Heat, most notably Tyler Kepner in yesterday's New York Times. Kepner makes several valid parallels between A-Rod and James, such as "like Rodriguez, James grew up without a father ... More >>
At 9:26 pm EST Wednesday night, LeBron James told us what we already knew. Since Tuesday night, the Philadelphia Inquirer's Stephen A. Smith had been betting his reputation on LeBron's choice of the Miami Heat, and nearly three hours before the climactic moment, rumors of preparations for ... More >>
via Gadling.comWhether you're the type of woman who hates tan lines or the type of dude who likes to ogle at people's chests, here's something to consider when you're planning your next beach vacation: a topless beach in New Jersey.
We know schools are supposed to be "Gun-Free Zones," but this is ridiculous. A Staten Island fourth grader, Patrick Timoney, was nearly suspended yesterday for having a LEGO set that included a toy gun that was all of two inches long. Principal Evelyn Matroianni caught him with the miniatur ... More >>
There are dramatically dueling macro and micro takes on the state of crime in the city this morning. The big picture, of course, comes from the Times which reports that, despite growing local poverty and economic woes, crime stats are still trending lower. "Murder, considered the bellwether ... More >>
Chatting with perennial Guest star Jane Lynch.
James Lieber's January "What Cooked the World's Economy?" which explained the financial meltdown we still suffer from, is one of our most-read and -emailed stories. Now the awesome follow-up: "We've Bailed out the Banks. When Do We Go After the Crooks Behind our Financial Collapse?" Lieber fi ... More >>
“The forgotten fifth borough. The Cultural Void. Home of the world-famous ferry, the world’s largest garbage dump, and the world’s largest collection of identical people..." That's the opening description of Staten Island in Fresh Kills, the recent first novel by Bill Loehfelm, a native of t ... More >>
As transgenders push for respect, a rift grows with traditional gay leadership
photo from 2004 Stonewall Street Festival Once the gays stopped going to South Beach, it became necessary for tropical-shirted homos to schlepp all the way to Fort Lauderdale for an occasional gathering of fruitcakes. So why not celebrate Gay Pride there? Can you bear to miss New York's Pride parad ... More >>
Whereand howmen party in this town
They got it bad, and that ain't good.
It's all in the micro-organisms at vegetarian South Indian
Are lard, eggs, and fish tacos the new health foods?
Speed the plow at new casual American bistro in Williamsburg
I invited 65 people over. I had to put this Eames chair in my shower stall.
Frank Owen's Party Line
Nurturing Ibero-American Talent in Miami
Nobody Sees Her Like You Do
Pumping it up in the Pines