The ceiling of my bedroom partially collapsed last week due a leak. I wasn't in there at the time (phew) but my desk and laptop were wrecked along with some other belongings.
The ceiling is almost fixed but my landlord says that he's not responsible for the stuff that was ruined in my apartment.
Is that true? I had nothing to do with the leak--it was from the apartment...Read more »
This is not just kid stuff: Shrek, the ogre hero of the “Shrek” movie franchise, will have his future adventures in A Land Far Far Away from cable television, namely on the Internet subscription service Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX).
And, thanks to the new deal announced Monday between Netflix and DreamWorks Animation (NASDAQ:DWA), Shrek will be joined by many new and old animated friends from the...Read more »
Jay Z's upcoming studio album will go to a million users of Samsung smartphones three days before its official release in a promotional deal, but the distribution is unlikely to count toward official sales figures, an industry expert said on Monday.
Jay Z, 43, announced on Sunday in a three-minute television commercial during the NBA Finals that his latest album "Magna Carter Holy Grail"...Read more »
Teen pop star Justin Bieber struck a photographer with his Ferrari sports car while driving away from a comedy club in Los Angeles on Monday night, but the accident was not considered a hit-and-run, police said.
Video taken outside the Laugh Factory comedy club showed Bieber behind the wheel of his white Ferrari, surrounded by photographers as he was pulling away.
Celebrity website TMZ...Read more »
The Bloomberg administration Monday was talking trash — the food kind, that is. The city will expand a pilot program to increase composting of food waste, which the mayor in this year’s State of the City address called the “final recycling frontier.”
Bloomberg said the success of composting initiatives in Staten Island homes and about 90 public schools led his administration to grow the food...Read more »
Charlie Sheen has put Selma Blair square in his crosshairs, claiming he fired his "Anger Management" co-star after she bad-mouthed him to the show's head honchos.
Sheen, 47, went on a rampage after learning of Blair's alleged powwow with the show's executives, during which she complained that Sheen is always late and has a "shoddy work ethic," according to TMZ.com.
Sheen was furious...Read more »
In a conference call Monday, Yankees GM Brian Cashman said first baseman Mark Teixeira is likely to find himself on the disabled list for the second time this year.
“I think giving him the extra week will make a lot more sense,” Cashman said. Teixeira left Saturday’s game against the Angels after reinjuring his right wrist. He is hitting .151 with three homers in 15 games. ...Read more »
Longtime Mets closer John Franco may not be taking the mound for the Amazin’s anymore, but the four-time All-Star remains an active member of the baseball community.
On July 13, Franco will join his fellow New Yorkers in the All-Star 5K & Fun Run Benefiting Superstorm Sandy Relief. Franco, who grew up in Bensonhurst, says that he is honored by the opportunity to give back to the community.
“I...Read more »
In honor of Wednesday’s O Music Awards — which celebrate “the best in digital music” — rocker Andrew W.K. resolved to drum for 24 hours straight in the Times Square Oakley store.
W.K, a New York resident, is counting on drawing strength from the Times Square setting, which he called “one of the main apexes of energy in the entire world,” and the adrenaline of playing with guest drummers that...Read more »
Governors Island administrators said last week's implosion of one of its oldest buildings was a Big Bang of sorts, signifying the start of a new era for the island.
The 30-acre section of the island that was once off-limits to civilians will be transformed into a new, modern $250 million park that's set to open for the public next summer, and there's more on the way.
And the excitement...Read more »