The string of savage hate crimes in New York City, culminating with the death of Marc Carson in Greenwich Village early Saturday morning, has New York's gay community reassessing its assumption of "safe places."
Gay people come from all over the world to enjoy the non-judgmental embrace of NYC, and nowhere is seen as more accepting than Greenwich Village, a home for the bohemian,...Read more »
The two giants in online food ordering merged Monday, as GrubHub and Seamless became one massive company that hopes to expand its footprint and become ubiquitous nationwide.
Seamless, which is based in New York, and GrubHub had a combined $875 million in takeout sales last year, resulting in more than $100 million in revenue, and they hope that their pooled resources will allow them reach...Read more »
Conspiracy theorists have cried foul following the NBA’s annual draft lottery since its inception in 1985, when the Knicks won the right to select Patrick Ewing first overall on 7 to 1 odds.
Last year, the suspicion stemmed from the fact that the NBA temporarily owned the New Orleans Hornets (now Pelicans) during a transition to current franchise owner Tom Benson, and the league wanted to...Read more »
The city's largest union threw its weight behind Democrat Bill de Blasio's run for mayor Monday.
George Gresham, the president of 1199 SEIU, which represents 200,000 hospital and health care workers, said the city's public advocate had the strongest vision for creating jobs among all of the candidates.
"Bill is not afraid to say that too many New Yorkers are being left behind and ignored...Read more »
Seth MacFarlane announced Monday on Twitter that he won’t return to the Oscar stage to host next year, following much criticism of his performance at the 85th annual awards ceremony earlier this year.
“Traumatized critics exhale: I’m unable to do the Oscars again. Tried to make it work schedule-wise, but I need sleep,” he wrote.
Despite the fact that ratings were up for the broadcast,...Read more »
“Great Gatsby” fever is in full swing — not just on the big screen with Baz Luhrmann’s film — but on the style scene as well.
It’s easy to channel the glamorous Roaring Twenties look but with a modern twist: Julianne Moore did so beautifully this spring in a shimmering black-and-white Chanel gown at the SAG Awards. Boho is out and chic is in. Here’s how to get the look:
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It’s certainly not a tropical island, but if your goal is to escape the hustle and bustle of the city, Staten Island’s Snug Harbor is the perfect retreat. Located on the north shore, it was built in 1801 as a haven for retired sailors and dubbed Sailors Snug Harbor.
Today, the 83-acre Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden campus (1000 Richmond Terr., snug-harbor.org) sees more...Read more »
Nearly 20 pounds of meth and heroin worth more than $2 million were recovered in a bust that netted three accused drug traffickers, prosecutors said Monday.
Most of the drugs were recovered in a Corona, Queens, stash house April 9 after investigators observed the trio allegedly making a drug deal in the Bronx. At the alleged stash house in Corona, investigators found an additional 1.5 kilos...Read more »
UPDATED 8:27 p.m.: A huge tornado with winds of up to 200 miles per hour devastated the Oklahoma City suburb of Moore on Monday, ripping up at least two elementary schools and a hospital and leaving a wake of tangled wreckage.
At least four people were killed, KFOR television said, citing a reporter's eyewitness account, and hospitals said dozens of people were injured as the dangerous storm...Read more »
In addition to getting booed by the crowd at Sunday night’s Billboard Music Awards while accepting his Milestone Award, Justin Bieber took a hit from a fellow young crooner: Taylor Swift.
Swift seemed none too pleased when she spotted Bieber giving Selena Gomez — his ex-girlfriend and Swift’s BFF — a kiss on the cheek backstage at the awards show.
The “We Are Never Ever Getting...Read more »