As experts (and mom) have been saying for years, breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It can increase productivity and metabolism (none of us can escape the beach season, after all) and will keep your body humming for hours.
Lately, we’ve noticed restaurant hot spots opening their hearts to this ever-important meal. These 10 über popular eateries have killer weekday breakfast menus,...Read more »
It’s a great step, but the march to equality is yet long.
That was the response of women veterans yesterday to newly released details from the Department of Defense as to how women will be integrated into combat positions previously closed to them in the ultimate old boys’ club.
Under plans submitted to the DOD by different branches of service, the pipeline should open to women to serve...Read more »
Moviegoers are in for a treat as the Brooklyn Academy of Music is debuting its brand new Steinberg Screen at the Harvey Theater Wednesday.
Standing at 35-by-19 feet, and equipped with 3-D and 2-D capabilities, it will open to the public with a full cinematic lineup scheduled for the summer — including a brand-new Woody Allen flick, “Blue Jasmine,” and the classic “Lawrence of Arabia.”
“It’s...Read more »
Getting stranded in the city with a dead smartphone will soon be a thing of the past.
The first three of 25 solar-powered Street Charge stations went online Tuesday, and smartphone-dependent New Yorkers say the 12-and-a-half foot poles are a godsend for when they're stuck with a dead battery and nowhere to recharge.
"It doesn't happen a lot, but it happens enough for it to be annoying,"...Read more »
Have Kanye West and Kim Kardashian named their new baby?
Not according to In Touch magazine, which reports the pair can’t agree on a name for their four-day old girl.
The magazine also reported that one name the pair is seriously considering is North, as in North West.
“North is at the top of the list of names,” a friend of Kardashian told In Touch. “They’re not totally sure about...Read more »
The Brooklyn Tech Triangle coalition at an Association for a Better New York meeting today revealed its plan to expand Brooklyn's tech community and help downtown Brooklyn in the process.
The coalition, along with the Downtown Brooklyn Partnership, hopes to increase the NYC tech presence in the Brooklyn Tech Triangle by 10% to 15% by 2015, according to the plan. The rise in tech employment...Read more »
The man charged with killing a gay man in the West Village last month was arraigned in a Manhattan court Tuesday, officials said.
Elliot Morales, 33, pleaded not guilty to a murder as a hate crime in the death of Marc Carson, 32. He also pleaded not guilty to charges of criminal weapons possession and menacing a police officer.
Prosecutors allege that Morales yelled homophobic slurs...Read more »
The seasonal ingredient: Fresh green peas
For green peas puree 8 T. fresh green peas 4 t. pecorino 1 t. garlic 1 t. mint 3 T. EVOO (extra virgin olive oil) 1 t. salt Pepper to taste
For ricotta: 14 T. ricotta 4 t. grated Parmigiano 2 t. EVOO Salt and pepper to taste
Green peas puree: 1. Cook the green peas in salt water and allow to boil for 5 minutes. As soon...Read more »
No one thinks the New York City public school system's 64.7 percent high school graduation rate is a cause for celebration. But when Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced that achievement this week for the Class of 2012, school reformers in every part of every borough felt a powerful sense of relief.
That's because members of the Class of 2012 were the city's first to get their diplomas without...Read more »
The Comedy of Errors 3 stars
The first installment of this summer’s Shakespeare in the Park season is not exactly ambitious: a slimmed-down, family-friendly version of “The Comedy of Errors,” an early, relatively lightweight Shakespeare play marked mainly by physical slapstick built around a mistaken identity premise.
Antipholus (Hamish Linklater) and his manservant Dromio (Jesse Tyler...Read more »