Black Rock 3 stars Directed by Katie Aselton Starring Katie Aselton, Lake Bell, Kate Bosworth Rated R Playing at Village East
The “Black Rock” end credits start rolling at right around the 75th minute. Usually, that thinness would be a cause for complaint, a sign that something went wrong. But it’s exactly right for Katie Aselton’s thriller, which is practically a feature-length evocation...Read more »
Rapper Dr. Dre and music mogul Jimmy Iovine have donated $70 million to establish an entrepreneurial undergraduate program at the University of Southern California, the Los Angeles school said on Wednesday.
The gift will create a new degree pulling faculty members from the university's business, fine arts, music and engineering departments.
The Jimmy Iovine and Andre Young Academy for...Read more »
Alvaro Fernandez is the founder of SharpBrains, an independent market research and think tank organization, and the author of “The SharpBrains Guide to Brain Fitness: How to Optimize Brain Health and Performance at Any Age.”
Why is brain fitness important? To achieve a state of well-being and maximum functionality, we exercise our bodies. Brain fitness works on a similar principle: Its purpose...Read more »
Leonardo DiCaprio may be trying to kick his smoking habit, but he can't go for very long without an electronic cigarette.
During Sunday's 30-minute news conference for his upcoming flick "The Great Gatsby," the Hollywood heavyhitter was spotted puffing away on an e-cig.
Between answering questions from the media, the 38-year-old surreptitiously took some drags.
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A yearlong study backs the mayor's dream of extending the No. 7 train to New Jersey.
The report, released Wednesday by infrastructure consulting firm Parsons Brinckerhoff, found that a connection between Secaucus, N.J., and the future 11th Avenue stop would be an economic boost to both states. Such an extension would have a daily ridership of 128,000 and improve commuting efficiency.
"Expanding...Read more »
The MTA will be shutting down the A train service at Washington Heights and Inwood stops for four nights this week as part of the FASTRACK repair program.
There will be no trains between 207 Street and 168 Street from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m., Monday to Friday. Straphangers can take the No. 1 train or the M4 bus as an alternative.
During those hours, crews will be repairing tracks and signals....Read more »
One man died and another miraculously escaped death Wednesday in separate incidents on subway tracks, officials said.
In the first incident, a man jumped in front of the southbound F train at the Jackson Heights-Roosevelt Island station in Queens around 11 a.m., officials said, delaying service in both directions for about an hour. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
In the second incident,...Read more »