What would a weekend be without a little Lindsay Lohan drama?
The endlessly troubled LiLo got in a mini bout at the W hotel with a 25-year-old man she met at celeb hangout 1 Oak and brought to her hotel room.
Lohan snatched his iPhone from him when she found he was covertly taking photos and videos of her, according to published reports.
Police declined to confirm reports that
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The 16-year-old pizza delivery boy accused of raping a woman on the Upper West Side said he did it because he was "feeling horny," according to court documents.
Cesar Lucas, 16, of the Bronx, was held without bail after he admitted to entering the woman's apartment without permission and then raping her. He was arraigned Saturday on charges of rape, sexual abuse, burglary and endangering...Read more »
F. Scott Fitzgerald once famously said, "There are no second acts in American lives."
Musician Levon Helm had not only a second act, but an extremely successful third act that ended in April when he died of cancer. Helm first became famous backing up Bob Dylan, but is best known for singing and playing drums in The Band, where he lent his voice to classics like "The Weight."
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Political funny man and host of "The Colbert Report," Steven Colbert -- along with his team of writers -- will be signing copies of his new book "America Again: Re-Becoming the Greatness We Never Weren't" at Barnes & Noble Union Square tomorrow. Find out what Colbert and co. have to say about bringing our nation back to awesomeness. (Tomorrow, 8:30 p.m., FREE, Barnes &...Read more »
No one is going to get their hands on the real keys to the city.
The retired New Jersey locksmith took down his eBay posting Sunday for a "firemen's key ring" that allegedly could be used on various circuit breakers, elevators and lamps throughout New York, according to a source.
The locksmith sold some of the keys to a reporter for the New York Post -- which first reported...Read more »
A man was stabbed in the chest at an F train station by a thief who stole his iPhone yesterday, police said.
The unidentified victim was leaving the 18th Avenue stop in Borough Park around 2 a.m. when the suspect nipped the iPhone and stabbed him. The man was taken to Lutheran hospital and is in stable condition, according to published reports.
The police said they don't have a suspect...Read more »
The city's microbrewing industry has been growing over the last decade, not only bring more choices at bars but also more dollars to the Big Apple's economy.
There are five independent microbreweries in the city, with two more set to open in the near future, one in Harlem and one in Queens. And the breweries have poured in $1.5 billion into the state's economy, according to data compiled by...Read more »
"Let there be jobs!" That was essentially the edict from Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke when he launched a new round of quantitative easing three weeks ago.
Will the Fed's plan of buying mortgage-backed securities and extending low interest rates work to reduce unemployment? It's still a little too early to determine that but come Friday, Wall Street will certainly be watching the release...Read more »
Say "Hello Brooklyn" as Jay-Z opens up the highly anticipated Barclays Center (also home of the Nets, which Jay-Z co-owns) with eight nights of concerts on his home turf. (Fri.-Oct. 6, $29.50-$254.50, 8 p.m., Barclays Center, 620 Atlantic Ave., Prospect Heights, 877-77-BKTIX)
Take in some sexy, sultry moves at the New York Burlesque Festival, featuring various acts in Manhattan and...Read more »
New Yorkers got to see something rare within city limits Thursday: farm animals grazing on grass.
Thirty sheep were brought from Meadowland farm upstate to Bryant Park as part of the Campaign for Wool, an initiative Prince Charles of Wales started in 2008 to tout the advantages of sheep worldwide.
The event, advertised as "Woolen Wonderland," included a Plexiglas pen of 30...Read more »