Authorities say an unarmed 28-year-old man coming out of his girlfriend's Brooklyn apartment was fatally shot by a rookie cop in a darkened stairwell in a likely accident. Police Commissioner... To view the full story, click the title link.
Aereo, the Barry Diller-backed streaming video service that fought and lost a battle with the broadcast television networks, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The move comes five... To view the full story, click the title link.
Because you enjoy watching weird '70s sci-fi TV pilots, check out today's mid-day links: drug dealing on live TV, climate change affecting wine, beer/coffee combinations, tapeworm headaches, handyman fired for being white, and a swinging bulldog. Show More Summary
A weak cold front was pushed through the region yesterday evening by a large high pressure system moving down from Canada. That push is giving us one last day of cold, dry weather with this afternoon's high only reaching the mid 30s. A gusty northwesterly breeze will produce wind chill values in the lower 20s. [ more › ]
In the East Village, it's bacon; in the West Village, garlic. A neighbor of Mario Batali's popular paycheck-blowing eatery Babbo has had it up to his eyeballs with the eatery's rampant garlic smells and climate control racket, so he's suing the celeb chef to make it stop, reports the Post. Show More Summary
On the corner of Fillmore Street and Lafayette Avenue, Adobe Blues announces itself with a large orange-and-aqua neon sign and an exterior landscaped to look like a New Mexico casita. Inside, the bar... To view the full story, click the title link.
New York City's Metropolitan Opera says it has ended its 2014 fiscal year with a $22 million shortfall in its budget. But the opera company said in a statement Thursday that steps including new... To view the full story, click the title link.
They're probably going to get a new awning, too. Jeff Zalaznick, Mario Carbone, and Rich Torrisi have just announced the Nolita-shaking news that Torrisi Italian Specialties will close after a blowout New Year's Eve party. The placeShow More Summary
In 1909, The NY Times ran an editorial regarding smoking in the subway system, with a finer focus on straphangers that were carrying extinguished cigars and cigarettes on train cars, as those give off a particularly foul smell. The piece read, in part: [ more › ]
Western New York can't catch a break: the region has been pummeled by lake-effect snow all week, resulting in over 70 inches of snow blanketing the area and at least 13 deaths. It's so bad, the Jets/Buffalo Bills football game on Sunday has been rescheduled for Monday...in Detroit. [ more › ]
When hanging out in bars in Williamsburg (or anywhere in NYC, for that matter), DO NOT LEAVE YOUR BAGS UNATTENDED. Otherwise you be targeted by thieves, like a person who is suspected of four grand larcenies at different bars since September. [ more › ]
On Saturday evening, the newly opened Gansevoort Market hosts the first of its live music series with The Orange Vegas Trio, an instrumental cover band jamming on '80s pop, disco and "definitely some Led Zeppelin." During the 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Show More Summary
Kids these days. This week's cold snap seemed to keep many people indoors, but a few celebs were spotted braving the elements: Swizz Beatz, Alicia Keys, and Billy Morrissey went to Cappone's at Gansevoort Market; Sam Smith hit up Catch; and Paul Giamatti headed to Barchetta. Show More Summary
Like any other cognitive computer hoping to make it in this town, Watson needs the best team, so it's making the rational decision: hiring. On Thursday afternoon, about 65 recent college graduates... To view the full story, click the title link.
The Flatbush building in which one man was killed and 15 more were injured during a severe fire on Wednesday was found to have been illegally subdivided. [ more › ]
Dave "The Bridge Man" Frieder spent many years climbing to the top of New York City's bridges, photographing views most of us will never see with our own eyes. The Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, which turns 50 years old today, may be disliked...Show More Summary
A 14-year-old boy was killed yesterday evening after an elderly woman fatally struck him with her car in Kensington, then fled the scene. She has since been arrested. [ more › ]
Nurretin Akgul's brownstone (on the left) allegedly offers unparalleled Babbo smells. Historically, Babbo's throngs of celebrity clientele and idling stretch limos have never sat well with neighbors on its residentially zoned West Village...Show More Summary
Still don't have plans for Thanksgiving? Not to worry. Though it's less than a week away, Grub's got you covered. We've canvassed the city and uncovered the most enticing restaurant options and takeout spreads that are still available,...Show More Summary
The New York City fire department is sending a federally trained response team to Buffalo, where it will help coordinate snow recovery. FDNY Commissioner Daniel Nigro says 35 members of the... To view the full story, click the title link.