Katie Holmes and daughter Suri Cruise painting ceramics at Make Meaning on the Upper East Side
Alan Alda shopping at Whole Foods Columbus Circle
Eve partying with friends at Hilo in the Meatpacking District
Sammi “Sweetheart” Giancola popping champagne bottles during her sister’s bachelorette party at The Chandelier Room at The W Hoboken ...Read more »
Connecticut commuters will be back on the rails with full service on Metro-North Railroad Wednesday morning, after the train crash on the New Haven line during the weekend, the MTA said Monday.
Metro-North President Howard Permut said there are about 100 crew members working around the clock to prepare the damaged New Haven line for Wednesday morning’s rush.
The Friday evening train...Read more »
Last month, the Partnership for New York City published the NYC Jobs Blueprint, which lays out what city leaders must do to create a full-employment economy. One key: The government must protect and leverage the city's assets, including the anchor institutions that define our global brand and power our key industries.
Madison Square Garden is one of those assets, contributing more than $500...Read more »
‘One Kiss Ends It All’ Saturday Looks Good To Me 3 stars When Michigan-based indie-pop project Saturday Looks Good To Me regrouped in 2012, it was a welcome but weird experience. The meta-nostalgia of revisiting a beloved early-2000s band that drew its inspiration from the wavering mini-symphonies of the ’60s girl-group era was strange, but few bands are able to transmit so precise a mood, and it...Read more »
In the heart of Greenwich Village, just a few blocks from the Stonewall Inn, where the gay rights revolution began, a gay man was killed in a disturbing bias crime last weekend -- one that's sending deep shudders through a community that has recently made tremendous strides toward equal rights in New York State.
NYPD officers say Brooklyn resident Mark Carson, 32, was on West Eighth Street...Read more »
Thousands of New Yorkers, elected officials and gay rights activists hit the streets of Greenwich Village Monday in response to a recent string of crimes against LGBT people.
Protesters marched from West 13th Street to the corner of West 8th Street and 6th Avenue, where Marc Carson, 32, of Harlem, was gunned down on Saturday.
Carson’s death was the fifth high-profile hate attack in Manhattan...Read more »
A Siena College poll released Monday found that Empire State residents fear each scandal that rocks Albany makes New York worse every day.
67% Approximate number of voters who said the state government is becoming more dysfunctional every day.
49% voters who said the state is going in the right direction
64% Approval rating for Gov. Andrew N. Cuomo
63% Voters who said despite...Read more »
‘Perception: The Complete First Season’ I like my procedurals like USA’s amazing “Monk” — quirky cases solved by a troubled smart guy. TNT’s “Perception” stars Eric McCormack as a neuroscience professor who sees imaginary people. Crazy, sure, but those visions also help him solve complex FBI cases. It’s no “Monk” — yet — but it’s lots of fun. (DVD, $29.99)
‘The Last Stand’ Arnold Schwarzenegger...Read more »
UPDATED 8:02 p.m.: Ray Manzarek, a founding member of The Doors, died in Germany Monday at age 74, the group's Facebook page said. Manzarek died from bile-duct cancer at a clinic surrounded by his wife Dorothy and his brothers Rick and James.
After Jim Morrison's death in 1971, Manzarek continued to record music and performed Doors songs. ...Read more »
Before the city's public school students begin their summer break, they're going to get one additional lesson about tolerance.
Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott announced Monday that he sent a memo to all city principals advising them to create and implement anti-hate lesson plans by the end of the school year.
Walcott, who made the announcement with City Council Speaker Christine Quinn,...Read more »