Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) successfully forced former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg’s amnesty lobby, the “Partnership for a New American Economy,” to remove references to and photos of him from its website. But Americans for Tax Reform (ATR) president Grover Norquist continues to stand with the organization on immigration. Show More Summary
Chris Pine steps out looking as hot as ever to celebrate his cover of Flaunt Magazine at Beautique on Saturday (November 22) in New York City. The 34-year-old actor was joined at the event by his Into the Woods co-star James Corden, actress Mizuo Peck, editor-in-chief Luis Barajas, and many more guests. That same evening, [...]
Costume owner James Comisar is auctioning off the Cowardly Lion costume worn by Bert Lahr in 1939’s The Wizard Of Oz. The costume—up for sale as part of “TCM Presents: There’s No Place Like Hollywood,” at New York auction house Bonhams—has been verified as authentic, and includes a sculpted likeness of Lahr. Show More Summary
In honor of the recent reissue of the Bob Dylan demo collection The Basement Tapes, Rolling Stone brought The Band organist Garth Hudson back to the Big Pink, the house in West Saugerties, New York where that album and the landmark Music From the Big Pink were recorded. The Band backed Dylan on the record […]
Fast National Ratings for Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014Although America's appetite for football couldn't be diminished as the Dallas Cowboys and the New York Giants battled on NBC's "Sunday Night Football," ABC's broadcast of the 2014 American...Show More Summary
New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. has been having one hell of a rookie season! He's recently found himself in the public eye in a big way after making an INCREDIBLE catch during a Dallas Cowboys-Giants game this past Sunday. Beckham was running, looking at a pass thrown by Eli Manning, soaring high above him, [...]
"Dawn" Hodworks Abrons Arts Center, New York November 23, 2014 By Tom Phillips Copyright 2014 by Tom Phillips Hungarian choreo-grapher Adrienn Hod warns us in a program note that her works "do not compromise; they do not want to please."...Show More Summary
In their game against the Dallas Cowboys Sunday, New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. caught a pass from Eli Manning with just one hand, scoring a touchdown. Unfortunately the Giants lost 31-28, but that catch though... "That is absolutely impossible what he just did," said NBC commentator Cris Collinsworth. Show More Summary
A pro-amnesty group led by former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg has removed Sen. Rand Paul's (R-KY) photograph and likeness from their website after an attorney for Paul demanded it do so. "Senator Paul has no association with...Show More Summary
New York's Public Service Commission (PSC) recently rejected a proposal to build an energy-intensive and polluting desalination plant on the Hudson River, finding there is no near-term need for the facility to meet Rockland County's drinking water demands. Show More Summary
Barack Obama has extended the combat role for US troops in Afghanistan for another year, in a classified order he signed in recent weeks, the New York Times reported Friday. Previously, the president had said US-led NATO combat operations would finish at the end of this year. The NATO follow up...
When NYPD rookie cop Peter Liang shot and killed 28-year-old Akai Gurley in a dark stairwell in Brooklyn last Thursday he displayed “bad tactics,” a high-ranking police source told the New York Daily News.
By CELINA GORE Talk Radio News Service WASHINGTON – Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel will be stepping down as military chief according to The New York Times. Following a number of meetings over the last few weeks between President Obama and Hagel, both men have come to an agreement and that “the next couple of […]
OK, that is really something you don't see every Sunday. If that amazing one-handed catch by the New York Giants' Odell Beckham Jr. wasn't dramatic enough on Sunday Night Football (7.1/18), the comeback by the Dallas Cowboys to a 31-28 win over the NYC team in the Week 12 game certainly was. Show More Summary
An infographic by SITU Studios maps where illegally subdivided apartments house New York City's hidden density. It's no secret that New York is an expensive place to live. Luxury condos proliferate, but affordable housing does not. More...Show More Summary
Now do NoHo-Adjacent! Pretty much the block surrounding the Whole Foods! Do that one! Last Wednesday, Fred Armisen, star of Portlandia and (formerly) SNL, performed at a Doctors Without Borders benefit at NYC's Irving Plaza. The highlight...Show More Summary
Rapper Cool C, on death row for the shooting death of a Philadelphia police officer, is scheduled to be executed Jan. 8 after Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett signed his death warrant, the New York Daily News reports.
Thanksgiving is almost here and it's already wreaking havoc in transportation systems all across the United States. New York City is an extreme case of this, with JFK and LaGuardia airports seeing a surge in traffic before and after the key holidays, as illustrated by this beautiful interactive taxi data visualization. Read more...
WASHINGTON — The New York Times reported today that Chuck Hagel, Obama’s secretary at the Department of Defense, will resign. Hagel has served in that capacity since 2012. The Times article noted Hagel had not been sharp in his confirmation hearings, where U.S. Senators questioned him and he gave tepid answers. One of the more telling parts […]
The Chinese-Canadian artist Terence Koh, best known for wearing all white and saying things like, “I’m the Naomi Campbell of the art world,” is rethinking his “art is a party” attitude. “I recently left all galleries to live on mountain,” he wrote in an email the other day, in his... More »