The extension of the No. 7 train to the Far West Side of Manhattan could be months behind schedule, the MTA official overseeing the project said Monday.
Problems have slowed down the project to extend the line to 34th Street and 11th Avenue from its current endpoint of Times Square, MTA capital construction president Michael Horodniceanu said during the agency's transit committee meeting Monday.
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When "American Idol" found itself in San Diego on Sunday's episode, an audition stood out: Jim Carrey's daughter, Jane.
After belting out a Bonnie Raitt song, the judges praised the famous progeny's strong voice but encouraged her to connect more when she sings. One judge seemed to place the 24-year-old mom right away.
"You remember me? I was one of the Fly Girls!"... » more
After being dumped by his fiancee, Chicago Bears QB Jay Cutler, in July and patching things up in November, Kristin Cavallari announced she's pregnant with 28-year-old Cutler's baby.
"We are thrilled to announce we are expecting our first child together," they told People. Yikes. If the comments on People.com are any indication, the public is less than excited for the pair, with... » more
Clearly, perpetual bachelor Simon Cowell intends to remain just that.
The "X Factor" judge revealed that he and his fiancee, Mezhgan Hussainy, are stepping back from their courtship and plans to wed.
In an interview Sunday with the Daily Mirror, Cowell, 52, says the couple hasn't seen each other since before the holidays. "It's not on, it's not off, it's somewhere in the... » more
Wait, so getting engaged in a custom-built igloo, renewing your vows every year, throwing lavish annual Halloween fetes and crowing about your amazing sex life doesn't guarantee marital longevity? Oh.
In a statement Sunday night, supermodel Heidi Klum and singer Seal - a seemingly perfect couple known for borderline bragging about their marriage, bedroom antics and love for each other - confirmed... » more
If you're not old enough to buy a beer, you won't be old enough to gamble in New York state -- as long as one Queens pol has his way.
State Sen. Joseph Addabbo Jr. said Monday he's promoting a push to raise the gambling age to 21 from 18 as part of any legislative effort to legalize full casino gaming in the state.
Resorts World New York, a racino at the Aqueduct Racetrack in Addabbo's... » more
New Yorkers are used to getting a bad rap for their cold and crabby ways, but how's this for a rude awakening: We're the nation's least friendly city, according to a new survey.
And Big Apple residents aren't taking the results too kindly.
Travel + Leisure magazine's latest "America's Favorite Cities" survey ranks New York as the "rudest" city based on 40,000 reader... » more
Developer Larry Silverstein may cut short his plan for the 3 World Trade Center tower if he can't find enough tenants to pre-lease space there, Crain's reported Monday.
If more tenants don't sign on by the end of the year, the building would be capped at an unimpressive seven stories, which will be used for retail space. The tower now stands four stories tall.
At least 10 of the building's... » more
Canadian retail conglomerate Hudson's Bay Co. has completed its purchase of Lord & Taylor, Women's Wear Daily reported Monday. HBC invested $427 million in the chain as part of the deal, which saw the departure of Lord & Taylor CEO Brendan Hoffman. Lord & Taylor has 47 U.S. stores and plans to add three more.... » more
The convicted sex offender accused of killing an aspiring dancer in 2008 after picking her up at a Manhattan nightclub admitted Monday to suffocating the woman at his upstate home and then dumping her body in remote Pennsylvania.
Michael Mele, 26, pleaded guilty to manslaughter and evidence tampering in the death of 25-year-old Laura Garza, according to published reports. He received 23 years... » more