Well-known for its bustling Roosevelt Avenue, Little India, a plethora of food trucks and ethnic eateries, there is a softer, quieter side to the multicultural Western Queens neighborhood of Jackson Heights.
As vibrant as the area is in its main corridors, with scores of restaurants, bars and boutiques, a different kind of vibrancy — the family-friendly, community-oriented type — abounds down...Read more »
Last week, Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) unveiled the latest incarnation of its mobile operating system, iOS 7.
The response was decidedly mixed, with users and critics welcoming a long overdue update to the OS but bemoaning the Easter-colored M&M icons, the inconsistent UI, and an overall look and feel that was wholly lifted from Android (NASDAQ:GOOG) and Windows Phone (NASDAQ:MSFT).
But...Read more »
Blackalicious at Celebrate Brooklyn! Known for “tongue-twisting” complex rhymes and “classic” beats, hip-hop duo Blackalicious brings its West Coast stylings to Prospect Park Thursday night, taking the stage at Celebrate Brooklyn! Rapper Gift of Gab and DJ/producer Chief Xcel — who have made a name for themselves with positive, uplifting lyrics — return to Brooklyn after a 2003 performance in front...Read more »
Texas Gov. Rick Perry threw a gauntlet at the Empire State Wednesday in an attempt to woo employers to his neighborhood.
The former presidential candidate stars in a TV ad that urges businesses to come to Texas by painting New York as a heavy taxer and business-unfriendly state. "If you're tired of the same old recipe . . . get out before you get broke," Perry says in the ad.
The...Read more »
Serena Williams has kinda-sorta apologizing for her controversial comments surrounding the 16-year-old victim in the Steubenville, Ohio, rape case. The tennis star, who was quoted in a Rolling Stone article as saying the victim “shouldn’t have put herself in that position,” Wednesday released a statement saying she is “currently reaching out to the girl’s family to let her know that I am deeply...Read more »
Michael K. Williams having dinner at Lure Fish Bar
Casey Affleck and wife Summer Phoenix bringing their two kids to see the Off-Broadway show “Potted Potter”
Joe Jonas taking in Broadway’s “Pippin” ...Read more »
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 »