The biggest cruise ship ever to call New York City home was christened Wednesday, as Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Cardinal Timothy Dolan and the Rockettes were on hand to celebrate the Norwegian Breakaway.
The 18-deck ship will dock at Pier 88 and make seven-day trips to Bermuda in the summer and the Bahamas and Florida in the winter. Bloomberg said Wednesday it will play a major part in...Read more »
Shake Shack is finally set to open in Grand Central Terminal, as the former tenant of its space has cleared out and the burger joint should be open by the end of October, the MTA said Wednesday.
After more than two years and a handful of lawsuits, Mexican café Zocalo left the area on the lower level of GCT that Shake Shack is going to move into, clearing the way for the restaurant to open.
"We...Read more »
Emma Watson having brunch at Cascabel Taqueria on the Upper East Side
Lucy Liu shopping for beauty products at Bluemercury in Union Square
Adrian Grenier enjoying pupu platters, sushi, and mai tais with five others at The Hurricane
Josh Lucas and wife Jessica Henriquez having tacos al fresco at La Fondita in Amagansett...Read more »
The city's bike-share program is launching this month with 6,000 three-gear bicycles stationed at 330 sites in Manhattan and Brooklyn, a welcome amenity in the heart of America's most densely packed population center.
The bikes won't burn fossil fuel. They're a stunning way to enjoy New York's splendid waterfronts and parks. They don't clog traffic. They get you where you want to go on 700...Read more »
They don't have Derek Jeter, Alex Rodriguez, Curtis Granderson or Mark Texiera in the lineup, so the Yankees have called upon Groupon to go to bat for them.
As of Tuesday, the popular coupon site was listing tickets for weekday home games against the Indians and Mariners for $22, down from their $48 face value.
After 19 home games this season, the Yankees have an average attendance of...Read more »
Filmmakers Michael Moore and Morgan Spurlock Tuesday welcomed the arrival of an all-documentary theater in downtown Manhattan.
The 73-seat documentary theater, expected to open in early 2015 and be the first of its kind in the U.S., will be housed in a landmark firehouse on Lafayette Street where the Downtown Community Television Center operates.
"We need truth now during these...Read more »
A homeless man was charged Tuesday for allegedly groping two 7-year-old girls in South Ozone Park last week, the Queens District Attorney's office said.
Lee Samuel, 25, who has no known address, was charged with a first-degree criminal sexual act and endangering the welfare of a child in one complaint, and forcible touching and endangering the welfare of a child in the second.
"The...Read more »
In a recent episode of HBO's "Girls," Hannah decided to put Cafe Grumpy's trash into a neighboring brownstone's bin, much to the chagrin of its owner. I know how he felt -- the same thing happened to me.
Well, OK, there was no coffee shop and no apologetic employee willing to jump into my bed. Just someone else's mixed-up garbage in front of my brownstone -- and a ticket from the sanitation...Read more »
In New Jersey's governor's race, Chris Christie will campaign before voters as the incredibly shrinking incumbent after he said he underwent lap-band stomach surgery in February.
A slimmer Christie will also mean that there might be fewer questions about whether the U.S. is ready for an obese president for the first time since William Taft -- that is, if the surgery is successful and he keeps...Read more »
Smartphones and tablets are making America's offices ruder places to work, according to a new survey.
Sixty-four percent of chief information officers at companies with more than 100 people said phones and tablets have led to an increase in workplace etiquette breaches, up 13% from 2010, according to the survey, from Robert Half Technology.
"As mobile devices have become increasingly...Read more »