Metropolitan Diary: Walking near Central Park just after a snowstorm, one felt a timeless, magical quality to the city.
Max (he's the horse) and Joseph (he's the owner) ponder life after carriage rides are discontinued in New York City. Actor Liam Neeson came to the Clinton Park Horse Stables to highlight how well cared for are the horses. He invited Mayor de Blasio, who is bent on ending the carriage rides, to join him. Show More Summary
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Have you tuned into Comedy Central lately? I mean, besides The Daily Show, The Colbert Report, and South Park? Because you really should be obsessed with some of their scripted series and sketch shows. Two hilarious New Yorkers justShow More Summary
The inimitable Charlemagne Palestine is let loose for the first time in New York tonight on the beast of instruments. Palestine originally developed his organ technique in 1964 at the Unitarian Church on Central Park West, gave his first public performance in Holland in 1979, and has since played internationally on the instrument. In this […]
Courtesy Audiam Inc. Music and tech entrepreneur Jeff Price in Central Park. New York startup Audiam Inc. has raised $2 million in Series A financing to "get people paid" for the use of their music on YouTube, according to its founder and CEO, serial music industry entrepreneur Jeff Price. Mr. Show More Summary
It's hard to believe that I've been watching South Park for almost 17 years. I vividly remember sneaking downstairs in the dead of night, quietly turning on Comedy Central to watch Eric Cartman get probed by an alien. I still watch the show to this day. Although it's had its ups and downs, one thing is for certain -- South Park is still topical. Show More Summary
Some of New York's must-see sites are permanent: Lady Liberty, the Empire State Building, Central Park, the Metropolitan Museum and other popular sites are always here. But exhibitions come and go. These are some shows that will close within weeks. Show More Summary
Starting tomorrow (though it's already in place), and through August 24th, Swiss artist Olaf Breuning's Clouds will be hanging over Central Park. The Public Art Fund has brought the delightfully cartoonish piece to New York, where it will be installed at the southeast entrance of Central Park, at 5th Avenue and 60th Street. [ more › ]
When President Park Geun-hye on Monday named Lee Ju-yeol, a former senior deputy governor of the Bank of Korea, as the central bank's new chief, she may have planted a seed of turbulence.
He parks where he wants, parks where he waaaants, David Luiz, he parks where he wants! The excellent The SPORT Bible have unearthed a picture on Sunday of David Luiz suffering for having parked illegally in central London. The day after Chelsea beat Fulham 3-0 to move to the top of the Premier League, David Luiz was out [...]
Peter Shankman, a marketing specialist is ready to fight against New York City for a citation he received from police for using Central Park prior to its official 6 a.m. opening time. Shankman was running in the park with a friend at...Show More Summary
Ignorance of the law is not a defense, but this is pretty absurd. Peter Shankman, a rich person with a bunch of titles, was running in Central Park at 4:30 in the morning, even though it is apparently illegal to be in Central Park between 1:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. A cop with a tight-ass boss saw Shankman and wrote him up for breaking the 1:00 a.m. curfew. Read more...
This week, Peter Shankman learned some hard truths about exercising in city parks when he was given a summons for running in Central Park too early in the morning. As we've since learned, Shankman was hardly the first New Yorker to be punished for his devotion to maintaining his own physical health—hell, he wasn't the only NYer punished this week. Show More Summary
(NSFW: Language, Crude Humor) Comedy Central UK lists 10 of the best worst? moments from South Park’s rotund anti-hero. We can’t believe they missed Come Sail Away though. Respect our authoriteye and watch it anyhow.
Central Park is closed nightly from 1 a.m. to 6 a.m., a fact that entrepreneur Peter Shankman just found out the hard way. According to Gothamist, Shankman was stopped by police at around 4:30 a.m. Thursday for running in the park before it was open. Show More Summary
Setting aside all the mental and physical health benefits, exercise can only lead to crippling self-doubt, infantilism, and adultery. Here's yet another reason never to get off the couch: exercising can get you in trouble with the law. Show More Summary
Liam Neeson is PISSED OFF at New York City's new mayor for trying to kill the Central Park horse industry.Things got pretty heated last night on "The Daily Show" -- Neeson unloaded on Mayor Bill de Blasio, claiming the horse carriage industry has…
? On April 1, famed Oregonian winemaker Veronique Drouhin will host a four-course dinner and wine tasting at Auden Bistro & Bar inside the Ritz Carlton on Central Park South. The dinner is part of a series that celebrates the wine industry’s female pioneers. Show More Summary
The Public Theater has announced the lineup for the 2014 season of Shakespeare in the Park. From June 3rd to July 6th, Central Park visitors will enjoy Much Ado About Nothing starring Tony Award-nominated actress Lily Rabe as Beatrice. Show More Summary