The city's Ukrainian community is praying, protesting and politicking in anguished attempts to help their former countrymen, as the crisis in Kiev spins into a horrifying bloodbath, with the death toll there hitting 75 Thursday, according to Reuters.
The Ukrainian Congress Committee of America, located in the East Village, announced a protest in front of the Consulate General of Ukraine, 240...Read more »
To paraphrase the saying, men have wanted to be James Bond for decades. Apparently, that also applied to Ian Fleming -- who created the world's most famous spy -- even before Bond existed.
That's how the author is portrayed in BBC America's new miniseries "Fleming: The Man Who Would Be Bond." Over four episodes, the show depicts Fleming's life during World War II while working with naval intelligence.
Dominic...Read more »
The year to come is poised to be a big one for many of the world's hottest celebrities, as well as up-and-comers. Here are amNewYork's star-studded predictions for 2014.
There will be no slowing down for Jennifer Lawrence in 2014. As if 2013 wasn't hot enough for the 23-year-old actress -- who nabbed an Oscar for "Silver Linings Playbook," continued starring in the successful "Hunger...Read more »
American Hustle Directed by David O. Russell Starring Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence Rated R
My goodness, a lot happens during "American Hustle," David O. Russell's live-wire late '70s/early '80s- style show loosely based on the FBI Abscam operation.
The camera dances and darts, pushes in and pulls away, as stars Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Bradley...Read more »
Prime steaks are expensive. A 16-ounce NY strip or rib eye typically cost over $50 and the larger porterhouses and rib steaks for two can top $150.
At a butcher's shop you can expect to pay around $25 per pound for the same steak, but then again you have to cook them.
But what if you want all the hallmarks of the steak experience -- a succulent and tender cut with a charred crust the...Read more »
The New York Film Critics Circle named "American Hustle," a film about 1970s con artists forced to work with the FBI, as best film of 2013 on Tuesday and gave its top acting prizes to Robert Redford and Cate Blanchett in the first major movie honors in the run-up to the Oscars.
British director Steve McQueen won the best director prize for "12 Years a Slave," the historical...Read more »
Ten families were left homeless after a three-alarm blaze raced through a five-story, 21-unit apartment house in Hamilton Heights early Sunday morning, destroying many of the apartments in its path.
The blaze is believed to have broken out on the third floor of 625 W. 138th St. shortly before 7 a.m. and zipped through the third, fourth and fifth stories, fueled by winds that reached 40-miles-per-hour,...Read more »
US Airways and American Airlines will give low-cost competitors more access to a half dozen key U.S. airports, including New York and Washington, D.C., in exchange for permission to merge and create the world's largest airline.
The agreement announced on Tuesday settles a government lawsuit filed in August that argued that US Airways and AMR Corp, parent of bankrupt American Airlines, should...Read more »