Staff at a hotel in Hong Kong's Tsim Sha Tsui neighborhood got (probably) the loudest earful of their lives when a group of travelers from Fujian province more or less had a 7-hour-long tantrum over their accommodations. [ more › ]
Sky Ferreira’s new video for her song “I Blame Myself” is a fun one to watch, but it’s even more fun to shop. Shot in Compton, this ode to “early ’90s gangster rap videos” features the pop singer as the neighborhood’s queen bee, driving around with her crew in a hydraulic car. But she’s still got plenty of [...]
Construction is now underway at Hines and Boston Properties' massive new tower at 415 Mission, in the heart of the booming Transbay neighborhood. When completed, the Cesar Pelli-designed building will be San Francisco's...
Chef Dan Silverman of the Regency Bar & Grill has lived in Ditmas Park since 2000. Over the past few years he's watched the restaurant scene there burst wide open. Here are his favorite places to eat in the neighborhood.
Just last Friday, a neighbor watched quietly as family man Dennis Guerra taught his 7-year-old son to ride a bicycle on their Queens block. The eight-year NYPD veteran and father of four was known in his Far Rockaway neighborhood as a doting dad, a good neighbor, and a kind and compassionate man. Show More Summary
What would happen if Mario and his enemies got into the real world somehow? That’s what John Huffnagle wondered. So he made this video. As you might expect, a lot of stuff gets broken. And watch out for those giant bullets as you drive down the road.
The Lamborghini Aventador is tearing down the road when a Mazda 5 pulls out in front of it. Here's one expensive example to promote slowing down and paying attention.
It's starting to seem Londoners don't know how to take care of their luxury vehicles. The owner of $500,000 Lamborghini Aventador was involved in a pricey pile-up in one of the city's poshest neighborhoods. A bystander captured video of the scene and uploaded it to YouTube. Show More Summary
The Little Tokyo Service Center and the Little Tokyo Community Council have spent the last 18 months working with the LT community on a plan for a "sustainable Cultural EcoDistrict." According to...
You may have already heard that the Back Bay neighborhood in Boston was gripped by a nine-alarm fire on Wednesday. What you probably didn’t know is that the neighborhood happens to be inhabited by Tom Brady, who was photographed by someone at the Boston Herald looking on as the blaze consumed a home that was just […]
Human Rights Watch decries Assad’s use of the weapons: Using satellite imagery analysis, Human Rights Watch identified at least 340 distinct sites in Aleppo city’s opposition-held neighborhoods that were damaged between early November and February 20, the date of the most recent image reviewed. The majority of these identified sites have damage signatures that are […]
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on TV. Photo by Ekin Özbiçer It was 11P M on a Thursday night in Yeniköy, a neighborhood in the northern part of Istanbul. My wife and I sat in our living room, watching Turkey's prime minister, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, address his followers at a pre-election rally in the city of Bursa. Show More Summary
Some communities have a neighborhood watch, and I like that idea. There is something to be said about knowing there are people, awake and alert, that care about you, your home, your town. I’d like to see the concept taken up a notch, I’d like to know when there’s an accident clogging up my way [...]
Spider-Man's neighborhood of choice for Wednesday afternoon was New York's Upper West Side, as Sony invited a group of journalists to watch 30 minutes of footage from "The Amazing Spider-Man 2," the studio's forthcoming sequel to "The...Show More Summary
Dogs invented the concept of the neighborhood watch. Mailman, cat, cat mailman... it never gets old.Filed under: Animals
How long have you been in the neighborhood? Just about thirteen years. What are three words to describe living in NYC? Symphonic, tiny and real. So begins Vogue’s rapid-fire questioning of Sarah Jessica Parker in her gloriously out-of-reach-for-us-commoners New York City brownstone. Besides the fact that there is no way this is purely off the […]
The Neighborhood Watch symbol Boris The Burglar is powerfully familiar; what does that mean when it's subverted?
The Oversharer (Jacqueline Mazarella) is a neighborhood mom who just wants to talk. Find out what happens when she bumps into two new dads (Larry Sullivan and Don Winston). Watch, AFTER THE JUMP... )
The last couple of weeks have been punctuated by walking around my Brooklyn neighborhood watching people, envying dogs, slurping coffee, and listening to Real Estate’s new album, Atlas, which is out this week. It’s been the perfect soundtrack...Show More Summary
My first morning in Bed-Stuy was the most amazing morning of my life. I sat on the stoop and watched as the neighborhood stretched and yawned. The sun peeked over the brownstones, as weed smoke wafted through the air like the smell of breakfast bacon. Show More Summary