Downtown performance artist Reverend Jen Miller's tiny Lower East Side apartment has been home to hundreds of trolls and many "magical" parties over the years, but it now appears the spell may finally be broken. On Thursday, Miller—known as "the Elf" among the LES artist community—received a visit from a City Marshal. Show More Summary
The thief flashed his gun inside the Citibank on First Ave. near E. 71st St. about 8:30 a.m. and demanded a teller give him the money from the till.
Locals are still trying to reverse the sale of the lower East Side nursing home Rivington House, which will be turned into luxury condos.
I've lived within the radius of a couple of blocks on the Upper East Side of Manhattan for half a century. That, I figure, provides me with a sharp view of the neighborhood, its sturdiness, its changes. This part of New York City is traditionally known as the "Silk Stocking" district. Show More Summary
The Upper East Side bike lane battle has been a simultaneously hilarious and depressing epitome of what happens when the Department of Transportation asks community boards for their input on relatively simple street safety improvements: first, Community Board 8 itself asked the DOT for more bike lanes. Show More Summary
The driver of an SUV struck and killed a former White House-appointed watchdog while he was crossing the street yesterday, police said. Gerald Walpin, 84, was crossing 79th Street at Lexington Avenue at about 11:00 a.m. when a 52-year-old driver made a left turn at the intersection and struck him, according to the investigation. Show More Summary
The unidentified person was crossing on Lexington Ave. near E. 79th St. about 11:45 a.m. when the accident took place.
Emily King has been an R&B/soul force to be reckoned with for 12 years now. From her 2004 debut East Side Story all the way to her latest offering, last year’s The Switch, I can count the tracks I’ve skipped on those albums on one hand. She’s set to drop a deluxe edition of The […]
Sometimes even a Park Avenue princess of a pooch wants to escape the Upper East Side. So join Mimi the Dachshund as she hits the road for a taste of la dolce vita in Little Italy in this fun little video soundtracked by Rita Pavone's...Show More Summary
In the contemporary Lower East Side–a neighborhood of unlimited brunch spots, luxury condos and pristine white-walled galleries, artist-run punk haven ABC No Rio stands defiant as a welcome anachronism. Whether interpreted as a graffiti-covered...Show More Summary
(Image credit: Edina Realty) Minnesota isn't East or West Egg, but the home where great American novelist F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote This Side of Paradise is on the market. READ MORE »
Peruvian native Franco Noriega is slated to open his new restaurant, Baby Brasa, on Saturday. The small Lower East Side restaurant will focus on rotisserie chicken, while diners at the restaurant will undoubtedly focus on Noriega. Because he is super hot. [Ahooga horn noise.]The 27-year-old, who has too many abs ... More »
A multi-vehicle crash involving an LAPD patrol car shut down two lanes of the 210 Freeway near Glendale, authorities said. The crash occurred just before 11 p.m. on the eastbound side of the freeway just east of Lowell Avenue, according to officer Francisco Villalobos of the California Highway...
ANNEX, an experimental artist-run space in the Lower East Side, is the latest creation by design duo Material Lust. More environment than showroom, the ANNEX functions as a rotating installation space for conceptual art and design. The...Show More Summary
The nearly 5,000-year-old pyramid is 14.1 centimeters longer on the east side If you’ve ever visited Egypt and marveled at the Great Pyramid of Giza, get ready to feel like a real jerk. It turns out the so-called "great" pyramid is longer than the east side by 14.1 centimeters meaning that it is not a perfect square, as originally thought. Show More Summary
A new Austrian restaurant on the Upper East Side could have come straight from Yorkville’s past.
In April 2014, illustrator Lisa Hanawalt was invited to shadow master chef and gastronomic conceptualist Wylie Dufresne at his (now closed) Lower East Side restaurant wd~50, famous for its cubes of scrambled eggs and caviar atop ice cream. Show More Summary
State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is getting involved in a controversial Upper East Side luxury condo tower whose developer has been accused by city officials of using a loophole to allow it... To view the full story, click the title link.
A federal lawsuit filed Monday in New York accuses Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump of repeatedly raping a 13-year-old girl more than 20 years ago, at several Upper East Side parties hosted by convicted sex offender and notorious billionaire investor Jeffrey Epstein. [ more › ]
Ariel Leve, an award-winning U.K. journalist, grew up with her larger-than-life feminist poet mother and a series of nannies in a penthouse apartment on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Her father, who worked for the U.S. government, lived in South East Asia; Leve saw him about once a year for summer ... More »