Meara, the actress and comedian, died in Manhattan. Nash, the mathematician portrayed in "A Beautiful Mind," was killed with his wife Alicia in a New Jersey taxi crash.
Officer Christopher Gallo, who in addition to his job at Manhattan Criminal Court once played a bailiff on Sony Television's court reality show "Judge Karen," recently opened the first pop-up of Linda's Brooklyn Style Egg Creams.
Comedienne Anne Meara, the mother of actor Ben Stiller, died on Saturday in Manhattan surrounded by family. She was 85.
On Thursday, I had a post about a sign in Manhattan, put up near ABC News. The sign showed Hillary Clinton and George Stephanopoulos, and it was none too flattering (of either). Heck, I even took the photo — of the sign, I mean. I’m thinking of putting “photojournalist” on my business card. In the post, I wrote, “... Show More Summary
BookCon, an event that describes itself as the place “where storytelling and pop culture collide,” is taking over Manhattan’s Javits Center for the second year in a row, on May 30-31. Organized by ReedPop, the group behind New York Comic...Show More Summary
The NYPD tried to make them go to rehab — but a Manhattan federal jury said, “No, no, no.”
Girl #1: I always get so much more jazzed after drinking Diet Pepsi than regular Pepsi. Girl #2: Well, that’s because Diet Pepsi has soooo much more sugar than regular Pepsi. –Marymount Manhattan College Overheard by: Mallory McMaho...
The chances of Mary-Kate Olsen and Olivier Sarkozy's new Manhattan digs ever being full are very unlikely. Why? Because with five bedrooms spread among 8,000 square feet, the Turtle Bay Garden home has enough space for the newly engaged couple, her fashion empire, and then some. Show More Summary
As part of New York’s Fleet Week, Memorial Day, and to promote the Bethpage Air Show this weekend, the USAF Thunderbirds roared high above New York City in their signature six-ship delta formation. A F-16D also whizzed around to capture these awesome photos. Read more...
A New York woman has died following a bizarre accident in which she fell down a flight of stairs and out an open window, falling to her death on the pavement below, The New York Post is reporting. The freak accident happened at about 8:30 P.M. Show More Summary
There's a new map that will help you chart exactly how much Manhattan has changed over the years. This week, the New York Public Library released an interactive website that allows users to travel back in time using the Library's historical photography database. Show More Summary
Federal agents who kept a close eye on the man say he traveled to Manhattan from Mexico in February to see tourist attractions.
Fast food. Because you need something to eat while you binge-watch Transparent, Amazon is expanding its Prime Now one-hour delivery service to include local groceries and premade meals in select parts of Manhattan. As of yesterday, anything Prime members want, basically, from D'Agostino, Billy's Bakery, and Gourmet Garage can be ordered from the app. Show More Summary
Stealthy political street art has been popping up in major cities across the country, targeting Hillary Clinton, Maxine Waters, President Obama, and more. George Stephanopoulos is the newest “victim.” First
Recently, the Manhattan Institute convened a day-long forum, "Prospects for Black America: The Moynihan Report Turns 50." In the aftermath of Ferguson, South Carolina, and most recently Baltimore, the first panel, "Reducing Crime Rates in the Black Community," was timely. Show More Summary
BUYERS: Paul McCartney and Nancy Shevell LOCATION: New York City, NY PRICE: $15,500,000 SIZE: 3,500-ish square feet, 5 bedrooms, 5.5 bathrooms YOUR MAMA’S NOTES: After a couple of years of casual looking around, The New York Post reported and property records confirm former Beatle Paul McCartney and his third wife Nancy Shevell have shelled out... Read more »
image via Manhattan Park Luxury Apartments Design firms K&CO and Pliskin Architecture recently commissioned yarn artist Hot Tea (previously) to put his talents towards a “Pop-Up Pool installation and renovation” for Manhattan Park, an apartment development on Roosevelt Island. Calling the project “Asylum“, the artist used a beautiful array of bright paint around the deck […]
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Whether or not Chris Roberts, the security researcher who recently claimed to have hacked into the flight control system of a plane while it was in flight, was telling the truth about his ability to hijack a plane, we've most definitely entered the era of cybercrime. Show More Summary
A high school in Ohio reacted to student Jett Soungpradith's fantastic shirt from the Manhattan treat shop in a most ridiculous way: They said it was inappropriate and made him cover it up. Read the rest