OK, OK, we know you're probably sick of all the "S--- [Whoever] Says" videos, but this one is a gem. NY1 anchor Pat Kiernan unloads all the funny/stupid/crazy things that come out of his mouth in "S--- Pat Kiernan Says." We think he should have been the frontman in the video about New Yorkers.... » more
Celebrity photographer Patrick McMullan's candids of Hollywood royalty are plastered across magazines, newspapers, websites, just about everywhere - except the walls of the one-bedroom apartment on West 14th Street that he uses as a photography studio/entertaining venue.
In fact, you're more likely to find photographic evidence of other people's artistry hanging in the living room. One day,... » more
A state assemblyman fed up with stray pit bulls "terrorizing" two Brooklyn neighborhoods is calling for cops to shoot down the belligerent animals, an extreme measure in a city that racks up thousands of complaints about dog bites each year.
"The police should respond and shoot these freekin' [sic] dogs on sight," Assemb. Dov Hikind (D-Borough Park) said in a statement... » more
Blacks, Hispanics and younger New Yorkers had the hardest time finding a job in the waning months of 2011, according to data released Wednesday by City Comptroller John Liu's office.
Among African-Americans, the jobless rate for the fourth quarter of 2011 was 13.6%, compared to 7.8% for whites, according to the data. The rate for Hispanics was an even 10%, and for city residents ages 16-24... » more
Top cop Ray Kelly apologized Wednesday for appearing in a controversial film about Muslim extremism that was shown at police-training seminars.
"I offer my apologies to members of the Muslim community, in particular, who would find the film inflammatory and its airing on department property - though unauthorized - to be inappropriate," Kelly said in a statement.
The 2008 documentary,... » more
All he wants is a parade down the Canyon of Heroes to celebrate 9/11 first responders, but a disabled construction worker says all he's getting from the city is the runaround.
Queens resident T.J. Gilmartin said Wednesday he was shocked to hear from NYPD headquarters that his permit for a parade down Lower Manhattan was being denied -- even though he had support from local pols and the Community... » more
Another step in the attempted cool-ification of Lord & Taylor: Design darling Zac Posen will launch an exclusive collection of dresses from his lesser-priced Z Spoke line for the department store. Posen will design 12 dresses in a versatile palette using materials such as lace, faille and jersey. Prices will range from $149 to $199, and items will hit L&T stores and website April 30.
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Prepsters, take note: Sperry Top-Sider - king of the boat shoe - is opening its first NYC stand-alone shop next week.
The Flatiron store (103 Fifth Ave.) will carry more than 100 styles of men's, women's and kids' footwear - including, of course, said famous boat shoe - plus a capsule collection of nautically inspired wares. We're especially looking forward to the brand's collection with womenswear... » more
When it comes to fashion collaborations and exclusives, the buzz is often bigger than the bite. However, when we heard Karl Lagerfeld was pairing up with Net-a-Porter.com, we got a good feeling: How could the marriage of the man behind Fendi and Chanel and everyone's favorite luxe online retailer be anything but epic?
Karl by Karl Lagerfeld went on sale Wednesday, and it's epic indeed.
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New York is always well represented by the filmmakers bringing their movies to the Sundance Film Festival. And this year's no different. While Spike Lee ("Red Hook Summer") is the most prominent NYC-based director to premiere a movie in Park City, Utah, this year, other lesser-known local filmmaking talents have been out in force during the fest.
Here, we spotlight five of the most... » more