Chelsea Market’s ‘Funny Food Art Exhibit’ Healthy foods and kids don’t necessarily mix well, but Bill Wurtzel and his wife, Claire, are on a mission to change that. Check out the Wurtzels’ funny food creations that are sure to inspire some healthy eating in you and your kids. Photos of Bill’s work are on display through the end of the month at the Chelsea Market Concourse. (Closes May 31, Mon.-Sat.,...Read more »
Police are searching for a suspect who fatally shot a 14-year-old girl sitting on a Queens bus Saturday night.
Daja Robinson was struck in the head by a bullet after shots were fired at a Q6 bus that was idling on Sutphin and Rockaway boulevards in South Jamaica around 9 p.m., according to the NYPD.
Robinson was returning from a sweet 16 party. The bus was about 10 blocks away from her...Read more »
As one Hollywood starlet couple splits, could another be getting back together?
People magazine reported that Justin Bieber, 19, and Selena Gomez, 20, were seen snuggling Saturday night at Cirque du Soleil’s “Love” at the Mirage in Las Vegas. And reports said that the on-again, off-again couple scored seats next to each other at last night’s Billboard Awards in Vegas, which occurred after...Read more »
R-Patz and K-Stew, oh say it ain’t so!
The “Twilight” lovebirds have called it quits, yet again, according to reports. But don’t break out the box of tissues just yet, because both Us Weekly and People reported that sources told them the couple could get back together. Phew! What a relief.
According to reports, Robert Pattinson, 27, and Kristen Stewart, 23, have been experiencing problems...Read more »
New York's annual digital confab is set to kick off Monday, as Internet Week sweeps through the city, highlighting the Big Apple's leading role in tech and online culture.
The annual weeklong conference, launched in 2008, turns the city into a mecca for the digitally connected, with panels, speeches, demonstrations and more in online business and culture.
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When it comes to the city's tech future, Brooklyn is starting to give Manhattan some serious competition. More than 200 start-ups have set up shop in DUMBO, downtown Brooklyn and the Brooklyn Navy Yard, according to the city's digital jobs map that was created this year by the Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment. That number is going to keep growing, according to city leaders.
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Across the region Sunday, people were reluctantly accepting that no, they had not won the $590 million Powerball jackpot. They were shelving fantasies, adjusting dreams and revising hopes -- until the next time.
"I obey a saying: Do not spend money you do not have yet. That is how I stay in a reality environment," and avoid lottery-related disappointments, explained Peter Gonzalez,...Read more »
Vito Lopez's long run in the state Assembly is expected come to a close Monday.
The Brooklyn Democrat submitted his letter of resignation over the weekend, days after an Assembly ethics committee revealed allegations made by female staffers of sexual harassment.
The Assembly began the process of expelling Lopez, who was a fixture in Albany since 1984, on Friday. Later that day, Lopez,...Read more »
Ben Affleck seemed to have a strange moment on "Saturday Night Live" this weekend.
As the Oscar-winning "Argo" director introduced musical guest Kanye West, Affleck appeared to be choking up and holding back tears.
"Ladies and gentlemen, here he is, the man you came to see, Kanye West," Affleck said, looking downtrodden, with his voice cracking as he said "gentlemen."
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Ben Silbert is the founder of Bar & Club Stats, which provides bars and other clubs with age verification technology that also collects customer data. On April 25, MillerCoors awarded Bar & Club Stats a grant of $25,000 as part of its Urban Entrepreneurs Series business plan competition. Silbert, 33, was formerly an intellectual property attorney for an N.Y.C.-based investment bank and a...Read more »