NEW YORK (Reuters) - Police rescued a businessman from a New York City warehouse where he had been held captive for a month by kidnappers who demanded a $3 million ransom from his family in Ecuador, authorities said.
“I fucking hate this job. I like being a talk show host.” –David David Manheim, a dissatisfied waiter at Katz’s Deli since 2008, hosts his own talk show at the famous New York City restaurant titled The Last Jewish Waiter. “Sugar Sugar” is the name of episode 2 and features an at-table interview with actor [...]
Hordes of winged cicadas are coming out and turning up the music for their biggest party in 17 years, stretching from North Carolina through Virginia to New York — but experts aren't yet sure just how big the party will get. Billions of the bugs are climbing out from t …
Via press release: The Stonewall Democratic Club of New York City, the city’s leading LGBT party organization, will back City Council Speaker Christine Quinn for Mayor of New York City. The Speaker won the club’s endorsement in a landslide victory Wednesday evening, capturing 80% of the vote. Show More Summary
Gay-rights activists protested in New York City this week after the murder of Mark Carson, a 32-year-old man who was gunned down last weekend after being taunted with anti-gay slurs. The killing took place in one of the nation's most...Show More Summary
Brad Pitt speaks to the audience at a special viewing for his film World War Z held at the Museum of Modern Art on Wednesday night (May 22) in New York City. The 49-year-old actor introduced the film to the crowd and spent time mingling afterwards with celebrity guests including Kevin Bacon, Jimmy Fallon, Katie [...]
Fox News ignored the brutal murder of a gay man in New York City, which has been labeled a hate crime by local police, while CNN underreported the story. Even though the attack is part of a disturbing spike in anti-gay violence in New York, the cable networks instead focused on covering the proceedings in the trial against Jodi Arias. Show More Summary
It’s been a busy week for actor Morgan Freeman, who has been making the rounds to promote Now You See Me, his new film about a group of magicians that pull off a big heist. On Tuesday night, he attended the New York City premiere with fellow cast members Michael Caine, Jesse Eisenberg, Mark Ruffalo, Isla Fisher and Woody Harrelson. Show More Summary
A video of the ceremony in its entirety. Videos have been posted of the 17th Annual Webby Awards ceremony that took place May 21, 2013 at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City. They have sorted the videos in YouTube playlists in the following categories: –The Best of the 17th Annual Webby Awards –17th Annual [...]
promoted by Rosi So apparently in two years there will be a new Major League Soccer team playing in Queens, New York City, New York State. So perhaps the New York Red Bulls, a team that never played anywhere but New Jersey and has a stadium in Harrison, can now start honestly calling themselves the New Jersey Red Bulls? Please?
Secret venue in New York City makes use of a landmark from days-gone-by.
It’s not unusual to see people walking around New York City in replica jerseys of English soccer teams such as Arsenal, Chelsea and Liverpool. On Saturday mornings in the city, many Irish pubs fill with fans gathered to watch their favorite Premier League teams, and perhaps lift a pint or two for breakfast. Show More Summary
Well, Gov. Cuomo has certainly never been one to mince his words in the past. T oday, in an editorial board meeting with Cuomo and The Post-Standard and Syracuse Media Group, the governor was asked whether he thought the New York State Legislature should limit how long legislative leaders, like the Assembly speaker, should serve. Show More Summary
LuAnn de Lesseps is counting on Bravo to give in and sign her up for another season of The Real Housewives of New York City with a bigger salary but… READ ON
About time! Company Stops Ghetto Bus Tours Around New York A company that promised sightseer tours to the Bronx that included a New York City “ghetto” has stopped the bus rides under protest from an outraged neighborhood. Via ABC Ne...
That didn’t take long. Only a few days after Verizon started boasting about its superior 4G LTE speeds in New York City, AT&T has put out its rebuttal – that they have the fastest 4G LTE network on average across all 20 major cities....Show More Summary
New York City media has finally given up, overall, on providing hand-selected calendars of events. Time Out New York recently abandoned its "things to do today" call-outs. The Village Voice, while stuffed with listings, is not really that useful; it's crowded with ongoing events and the like. Show More Summary
Hello, would you like to buy something weird? Hammer Time is our guide to things that are for sale in New York City: fantastic, consequential and freakishly grotesque archival treasures that appear in public for just a brief moment, most likely never to be seen again. Swiss psychiatrist Carl Jung was never one to shy away from controversy. Show More Summary
Catherine Zeta-Jones is spotted for the first time since leaving her voluntary treatment program for bipolar disorder on Tuesday (May 21) in New York City. The 43-year-old actress checked herself into the program last month to complete a 30 day program. “She’s doing a really good job of getting balanced. I’m proud of her,” her [...]
???? Downriver, the Jersey side was almost gone in the bright morning haze. A pneumatic hammer on an excavator chattered like a monstrous bird courting. The air in the hallway was swampy. On the cross street, a man was up a ladder cleaning the metal sides of the lettering over the entrance to the music center. Show More Summary