David Brenner, a legendary comedian who holds the record for most appearances on The Tonight Show, died on Saturday. According to his publicist, he had been battling cancer. He was 78. [ more › ]
When I look back at these past few weeks from the quiet future, they will stand out for two reasons. The first is that I had my 25th birthday, and the second is that I unexpectedly lost an apartment I love. As I take stock of my allShow More Summary
Ironically, the tragic gas-line explosion last Wednesday that killed at least eight people and leveled two East Harlem buildings was preceded 24 hours earlier by the release of a report that pointed... To view the full story, click the title link.
A sure sign that Mayor Bill de Blasio has had a rough start: Twice has the suffix "-gate" been applied to mayoral story lines. To be sure, "Forkgate," used to describe his utensil-aided pizza... To view the full story, click the title link.
Marc Kaye had to do something drastic when his children's tuition bills at Columbia and Harvard came due just as his consulting business hit a dry spell. So he pawned his Picasso. An art collector,... To view the full story, click the title link.
The Long Island College Hospital fiasco may finally be ending, with the State University of New York poised to choose from redevelopment plans due March 19. We hope it picks a forward-thinking health... To view the full story, click the title link.
You may have seen the banner headline in a recent issue of USA Today: "Deaths Double; GM Widens Recall." It's been Page 1 news for a week. Nationally, 13 people have died in car crashes resulting... To view the full story, click the title link.
Your online article "Obscure law drives up business costs appropriately presents both sides of the debate over Labor Law 240, known as the scaffold law. But much of the content is based on a... To view the full story, click the title link.
Because every radio station should only play "Hot In Herre," check out today's end-of-day links: Kate Upton's bodyguards, Tilda Swinton laughs at death, pizza in the wild, golf tee butt stunt, another green wave video, and doggy plays on the bed. Show More Summary
Seven teens on a school trip from Virginia were hospitalized after showing signs of illness that may be caused by the dreaded norovirus. FDNY confirmed that the seven people, who are all in their "early teens," were visiting NYC from...Show More Summary
Mayor de Blasio continued his slow rollout of appointments today by introducing new Department of Sanitation Commissioner Kathryn Garcia. And as the city's current Chief Operating Officer of the Department of Environmental Protection,...Show More Summary
Are you looking for the most Brooklynish Brooklyn event in all the land, something you could perhaps participate in on a lazy Sunday? Then you're clearly in luck this weekend: there's a full moon tomorrow night, which everyone knows means there'll be a Full Moon Water Ceremony happening in Williamsburg. Show More Summary
Elected officials in Queens are calling on the public to help hunt down the driver responsible for killing a 64-year-old man in a hit-and-run last week. [ more › ]
You hate your job. You try to pretend like you don't but you do. You get in the car every morning, with your coffee in hand, and take a deep breath. Right there, in the quiet of your front seat, you have the same conversation with yourself day after day. Show More Summary
The much-anticipated Veronica Mars movie opened in select theaters in New York and Los Angeles this weekend, less than a year after the creators behind the cult-favorite TV show closed out a wildly successful, crowd-funded record-smashing Kickstarter campaign. Show More Summary
A homeless local Clinton Hill personality who was once profiled by the NY Times was fatally shot last night. According to cops, 65-year-old Gilbert Kelly was shot around 4:20 a.m. on Grand Street near Attorney Street. He was taken to Brooklyn Hospital with a gunshot wound to the torso, and was declared dead. Show More Summary
Earlier this week, two buildings in East Harlem exploded due to a gas leak, killing at least eight people and injuring dozens more. CBS has now released surveillance footage of the explosion from the ground, taken from various security cameras mounted on buildings across the street from the scene at Park Avenue off 116th Street. [ more › ]
In keeping with the tasty recent trend of popular Smorgasburg vendors opening brick-and-mortar eateries—Briskettown, Mighty Quinn's and Bunna Cafe, to name a few—schnitzel sandwich makers Schnitz have launched their brand new East Village establishment today. [ more › ]
A Staten Island man has been accused of molesting a 15-year-old girl with raw meat in order to remove "evil spirits" from her. Rafael Paulino, 42, was arrested on Wednesday for performing what he described as a "spiritual cleansing" inside an apartment in New Brighton. Show More Summary
An ex-librarian at Stuyvesant High School was convicted of conspiring to kidnap, rape and kill women and girls yesterday, after a jury found that he and a cohort were plotting to bring dark fetish fantasies to life. [ more › ]