WitStream Presents Super Bowl 2012 It's Super Bowl time and the Bell House is throwing a party! Watch the Giants take on the Pats on the big screen, with live commentary by the folks at WitStream. Whether you're there for the game or the discounted drinks and food, you're sure to have a good time. (Sunday, doors at 5:30 p.m., FREE, the Bell House, 149 Seventh St., Gowanus, 718-643-6510,... » more
The Google Doodle has come to life, but not as the search engine giant might have wanted.
The graffiti is only a few weeks... » more
They were "Live at the Ritz" 24 years ago, and now Guns N' Roses will return to their old haunt -- now called Webster Hall -- in a special concert Feb. 15.
But for that night only, the club will be renamed the Ritz in honor of the legendary rock band, whose hits include "Welcome to the Jungle" and "Sweet Child O' Mine."
Ticket presale for the show, as well... » more
Forget Obamacare – it's all about the Obamacar.
The 2005 Chrysler President Obama used to cruise in Illinois is up for auction on eBay, and if you happen to have a meager $1 million lying around, it could be all yours.
The Kelley Blue Book, the go-to guide for used-car prices, values the fully loaded Chrysler 300C at $19,142, but Illinois man Tim O’Boyle believes a $980,000 increase... » more
The MTA has created a new map to help straphangers navigate regular nighttime service changes.
The agency printed 25,000 "Late-Night Maps" that show overnight changes, like regularly added and canceled service. For instance, three lines shut down after midnight, six express trains become local and an overnight shuttle runs.
"The standard subway map depicts morning to evening... » more
A majority of riders said their commute has worsened in the last three years, according to a survey by Transportation Alternatives.
Of the nearly 700 people surveyed last week, 61% said their subway or bus service has gotten worse since 2009; 13% said it had improved and the remaining 26% said it's stayed the same.
"Especially on the weekend, it's awful," said Karl Green, 39,... » more
Hundreds of protesters marched across the Brooklyn Bridge yesterday against an upcoming citywide ban that prevents religious groups from renting space in public schools for worship.
The ban, set to begin Feb. 12, will force about 60 churches to relocate. The city says it will keep clear the line between church and state, but opponents call it inequity.
"It's unnecessarily discriminatory... » more
Katy Perry may be newly single, but she doesn't exactly seem ready to mingle.
This weekend, the 27-year-old pop star seemed "subdued" as she made her first public U.S. appearance since splitting from hubby Russell Brand last month, an eyewitness told amNewYork.
While her friends danced and partied at Friday night’s event for GiveLove.org, a charity dedicated to improving the... » more
While politics at the dinner table is considered a taboo subject, yapping about it on social media carries a different sort of consequence -- getting "unfriended."
And it's not a far-fetched reason to get dropped: 14% of the 1,865 Americans recently polled by NM Incite, a social-media tracking firm, said they would remove a Facebook friend over political comments.
That's surprisingly... » more
Morning TV newsman Greg Kelly allegedly exchanged more than a dozen flirty text messages with the woman accusing him of rape, according to reports Sunday.
Kelly, the son of Police Commissioner Ray Kelly, denied the allegations made by the 29-year-old paralegal who claims he sexually assaulted her Oct. 8 when they went to her office after having drinks at a South Street Seaport bar.
The... » more