When the Rangers take the ice Monday against the Winnipeg Jets, the team will have some big assists from children associated with MSG's non-profit charity Garden of Dreams Foundation.
Thirty children from city organizations including the Children's Aid Society, Make-A-Wish Foundation and more will be taking on duties at the Garden Monday night, ranging from singing the national anthem to dropping...Read more »
For Marissa Vicario, working in public relations didn’t satisfy her interest in nutrition and her desire to inspire others to be healthy. So, even after getting a master’s degree in a related field, she left her PR job at a Fortune 500 company to start a career as a holistic health coach. Vicario, 35, went back to school to study nutrition and holistic health, and founded Marissa’s Well-Being and...Read more »
"The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" continued to light up the box office through the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, collecting a record $110.2 million over five days to surpass a hefty opening for Disney's new animated film "Frozen," and bringing its 10-day total to nearly $300 million.
Moviegoers flooded theaters in record-setting numbers, dropping $294 million at box offices,...Read more »
Following Thanksgiving festivities -- and hitting the stores early on Black Friday -- next up for New Yorkers are today's Cyber Monday deals. These websites will keep shoppers surfing for savings all day long.
This hip men's and women's clothing company is offering 25% off the whole site, with free shipping. In addition, a free limited edition...Read more »
A 19-year-old East New York man was awaiting arraignment Wednesday on multiple charges, after being arrested Tuesday in the shooting of a 14-year-old girl on her way home from school on Nov. 22.
Rashawn Williams is being charged by the Brooklyn District Attorney with attempted murder, attempted assault, criminal possession of a weapon and reckless endangerment, in the Nov. 22 shooting of a...Read more »
Electronic cigarettes may soon be as unwelcome in public places as their tobacco counterparts.
The City Council has scheduled a hearing next Wednesday on legislation that would add e-cigarettes to the Smoke Free Air Act, the law Mayor Michael Bloomberg instituted in 2003 to ban smoking inside bars, restaurants and offices. The Council's proposed bill would also extend the ban on e-cigarettes,...Read more »
Attention, shoppers: If you just decided to join the Black Friday shopping crunch but didn't prepare well, don't despair: Just pick up your smartphone. It could be your new best friend.
Even if you haven't invested a week or more reading sales circulars, you can play catch up with the latest mobile shopping applications.
Loaded properly, your phone can help you ensure that the "deal"...Read more »
Hakeem Nicks, who missed Sunday's 24-21 loss to the Cowboys, returned to practice on Wednesday.
The Giants receiver is recovering from a strained abdominal muscle, but a return to the practice field could be viewed as a good sign for his availability Sunday night at Washington against the Redskins.
Nicks is second on the team in receptions (42) and receiving yards (620) but has not scored...Read more »
Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio’s signature campaign pledge on raising taxes for education got a boost from a poll Wednesday showing a majority of state voters back the proposal.
A Quinnipiac University poll showed 63% of voters in New York State back De Blasio’s plan to hike taxes on wealthier New York City residents making $500,000 a year or more.
The plan needs approval from Albany in...Read more »
It seems a little late to report on the outcome of Black Friday, or even Cyber Monday.
Sure, neither has happened yet, but that hasn’t stopped anybody from speculating about what Americans will be doing before, during, and after Thanksgiving dinner this year.
Here are some of the most interesting insights from the latest batch of research.
Of course, they flatly contradict each...Read more »