On the stairway leading out of the Fulton Street station, in the financial heart of the richest nation in the world, a tiny woman lay under a heap of blankets.
My husband and I walked past her with our 7-year-old son, Ivan.
"Maybe she's dead," Ivan said calmly.
Something about her motionless form, and the incomprehensible stillness of a body lying in such an uncomfortable position...Read more »
The Knicks’ Tyson Chandler was one of two centers named to the NBA’s All-Defensive First Team Monday.
Oddly enough, the other center wasn’t this year’s Defensive Player of the Year, the Grizzlies’ Marc Gasol, but instead it was Joakim Noah of the Bulls.
Chandler and Noah each earning 24 points. Chandler received the most first-place votes among centers with nine compared with Noah’s...Read more »
The State Department Monday recognized the NYPD's work to help rebuild Haiti after the devastating earthquake three years ago.
Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly received the first U.S. Secretary of State Award for Excellence in Overseas Criminal Justice Assistance in a ceremony in Washington D.C.
Since 2010, the NYPD have deployed officers to the nation to help train and mentor...Read more »
President Barack Obama gave a characteristically bloodless response to questions Monday about the IRS targeting conservative groups. It would be the signature mistake of his second term if he lacks the passion for getting to the bottom of this unfolding scandal. This is not a Republican or Democratic issue, it's one that goes directly to our faith in government.
The IRS has to be absolutely...Read more »
‘Dungeonesse’ Dungeonesse 3 stars
They lurk everywhere, hidden in our Pandora lists and the sordid corners of our DVRs: guilty pleasures. It’s become a contrarian pastime to say that no joy, however juicy, should be considered unworthy and require no ironic preface. Clearly this is true for Dungeonesse, comprising pals Jon Ehrens and Jenn Wasner. A deconstruction of sorts of the sweet club...Read more »
You can see Pat Kiernan nearly every morning on NY1, where he’s been the morning news anchor since 1997.
Starting tonight, you’ll be able to see the 44-year-old newsman — loved for his “In The Papers” segment — on prime time as he begins his new gig as co-host of the reality competition show “Crowd Rules,” debuting tonight on CNBC.
In the show, three small businesses — the first episode...Read more »
Developers of 1 World Trade Center and urban planning experts predict the iconic new tower will lure plenty of tenants before it opens despite being 45% vacant 18 months before its expected completion.
Condé Nast, the biggest tenant; the federal government; China Center New York and the Legends Hospitality Group, which manages the observation deck, are the only companies that have signed leases...Read more »
Hundreds of New Yorkers Monday met down at the Big Yellow Joint.
A real-life replica of the famous Bluth Company Banana Stand from the TV show "Arrested Development" sprang up across from Radio City Music Hall yesterday, giving out free frozen, chocolate-dipped bananas to fans gearing up for the debut of the show's fourth season on Netflix later this month.
"We've...Read more »
It’s time to clean up for the summer — and it’s easy to keep things simple with just a few essentials.
“Guys do their best when they get into a program or routine,” said Sam Buffa, founder of Barber & Supply by F.S.C. “Let’s face it: We won’t remember to put on sunscreen unless it’s part of our daily regimen. That’s why I recommend a daily moisturizer with SPF.”
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The 2013 Cannes film festival opens Wednesday with Baz Luhrmann’s 3-D version of “The Great Gatsby,” a lavish throwback to the Roaring Twenties that befits the glamour and luxuriance of the world’s biggest cinema showcase.
The Australian director’s adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel starring Leonardo DiCaprio surprised some Hollywood insiders, because Cannes traditionally launches...Read more »