Gov. Andrew Cuomo did not give Mayor Bill de Blasio much notice of his plan to close the public transit system as an expected blizzard bore down on the city, the mayor said during a storm briefing... To view the full story, click the title link.
An attorney representing "Django Unchained" actress Daniele Watts and her boyfriend entered not guilty pleas on their behalf Tuesday in a lewd conduct case stemming from their high-profile detention last fall.
In all likelihood, the demon goddess of winter just cleared her throat last night, with many chilling arias still waiting to be performed. But in February, at least, one can combat the seasonal affect disorder and frozen fingers with a mug of hot, molten chocolate at City Bakery's 23rd annual Hot Chocolate Festival. [ more › ]
School is in session again at an Orange County school that was closed for months after asbestos was discovered.
Earlier today NYC's Global Welcome Ambassador was hacked. Below, we imagine how the morning played for Ms. Taylor Swift... [ more › ]
We revisit the club that brought nightlife to the deepest edge of downtown, welcomed legends like the Ramones and Beastie Boys, and transformed resident DJ Chris Sheppard into a globe-trotting superstar. The massive club The Guvernment hosted its last event Sunday, as Deadmau5 closed out the joint that propelled his career. Show More Summary
Many of the D.C. area's ethnic restaurants are a direct result of their home country's political and military conflicts. [ more › ]
It's imperative to realize that the east end of Long Island is a massive place. It's over 30 miles from Westhampton to East Hampton on the south fork and not that much shorter on the north fork between Riverhead and Orient. As a result, the experience of summering on Shelter Island as opposed to staying in Southampton is drastically different. Show More Summary
David Shields: Look at this guy, just taking up space. David Shields takes up too much goddamned space. It's not that he's a bad writer, although he has written some very bad books (about which more soon). It's just that he's everywhere. Show More Summary
Who’s got two thumbs and lives in the only city in Cobb County that will soon have Google Fiber? Google Fiber announced today that they are expanding service to nine cities in metro Atlanta, bringing gigabit speed to the cities of Atlanta, Smyrna, Sandy Springs, Brookhaven, Decatur, Avondale Estates, Hapeville, East Point, and College Park. Show More Summary
Years ago, when I went to work for UPI in Saint Louis, my in-service training consisted of a demonstration of how to operate the teleprinter. Most of the time an operator would be available; but on Sundays, and also on Saturday and Monday nights, it was up to me to do everything myself.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
What the British call an "acquired taste." With America's two primary importers of British chocolate now wrangled into submission, Hershey's can rest easy knowing Reese's and York Peppermint Patties are again top dogs of the domestic candy aisle. Show More Summary
Mayor Muriel E. Bowser climbed Capitol Hill on Tuesday for a series of meetings with federal lawmakers — including two Democrats holding ranking positions on key committees, as well as the man who, more than any other, controls the fate of District matters in Congress: House Speaker John A. Boehner. After the meetings, Bowser (D) […]
A man who wears a Mr. Incredible costume to entertain tourists on Hollywood Boulevard was convicted Tuesday of punching and body-slamming a Batgirl during a fight last year.
The Grinder at Fred’s Meat & Bread in Krog Street Market.
While the recipes are simple and delicious, it’s the stories that make this cookbook a keeper. [ more › ]
About 125 doctors and dentists staged a one-day strike Tuesday at student health clinics at 10 UC campuses as part of a contract dispute between the union and the university system.