Woody Allen's lawyer defended the filmmaker on Tuesday after renewed allegations of sexual abuse by his adopted daughter, Dylan Farrow, and questioned the timing of her comments.
"The fact that it's being brought up now is suspect, the timing is suspect. Nothing's happened, they haven't had any relationship for the last 20 years. So all of a sudden we're seeing these allegations surface again,...Read more »
Celebs and athletes rushed the Big Apple after Sunday's Super Bowl at nearby MetLife Stadium.
Leonardo DiCaprio and Paris Hilton were both at the Chelsea nightclub Avenue, where Swizz Beatz and DJ Jeffrey Tonnesen spun tunes.
Nearby at Marquee, several players from the champion Seattle Seahawks were celebrating, among them game MVP Malcolm Smith, Percy Harvin, Sidney Riceand Golden Tate.
Despite...Read more »
From Banksy’s October stint in the city to the recent whitewashing of Long Island City’s 5Pointz, graffiti has been a hot topic in New York over the past several months.
The Museum of the City of New York is continuing the trend: The museum Tuesday is debuting “City as Canvas: Graffiti Art from the Martin Wong Collection,” featuring graffiti paintings and sketches from the 1970s and ’80s.
Wong,...Read more »
Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, who died of an apparent drug overdose Sunday, had stockpiled more than 50 glassine envelopes of heroin in his Greenwich Village apartment, along with a number of prescription muscle relaxants and blood pressure pills, police said Monday.
Police executing a search warrant found the heroin bags, bearing the labels “Ace of Spades” and “Ace of Hearts,” during their...Read more »
Tucked into the northwest corner of Italy, Piedmont brings to mind luxury and history, from the great Barolos and white truffles that adorn its tables to the seat of Italy’s first king. While luxury often comes with a price tag, Piedmont’s riches can be enjoyed on any budget.
What to do and see
Regional capital Turin is well known for hosting the 2006 Winter Olympics and for the mysterious...Read more »
Beyoncé and Jay Z rocked the stage at DirecTV's pre-Super Bowl bash on Saturday, so on Sunday night they were content to watch others do the performing.
The power couple headed to Hennessy's post-game party at Spring Studios, where they took in sets by rapper Nas and Beyoncé's former Destiny's Child bandmate Kelly Rowland.
The pair sat at a private table, where Rowland joined them after...Read more »
From one party to another!
After nailing his Super Bowl halftime performance on Sunday night, Grammy winner Bruno Mars headed to TAO Downtown with family and close friends.
Arriving around 10 p.m., the 28-year-old was "ready to get the party started," doing a round of shots at the bar with his crew and hightailing it to the dance floor when a Michael Jackson tune came on, said a spy....Read more »
"Was it a dream/or something sinister," sings Marissa Nadler on "Was It a Dream," one of the most lingering tracks on this, her sixth album. As she proves most ably, it can certainly be both, especially when the object is love lost.
A union undone can quickly seem like an apparition, a strange quality of memory that Nadler divines with exacting poise.
Though her spectral acoustic style...Read more »
'Dallas Buyers Club'
I've never really been a fan of Matthew McConaughey, he of "Failure to Launch" and ""How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days." But if he keeps doing great work in films like "Dallas Buyers Club," he'll become a favorite. Looking supremely gaunt, he plays Ron Woodroof, a carousing, drug-using Texan in 1985 who tests HIV positive. With few drugs available in the U.S., he takes things...Read more »
About a dozen musicians play everything from banjo to violin to keyboards on Mutual Benefit's debut album, "Love's Crushing Diamond." But Mutual Benefit, a lush, chamber-folk act with elements of Sufjan Stevens and Elliott Smith, is really the vision of one person: Brooklyn's Jordan Lee.
Originally meant to be heard mostly by friends, his album is finding a wider audience since being picked...Read more »