Not only can "Mad Men" fanatics dress like Joan, Peggy and Betty via Banana Republic's capsule collection inspired by the AMC drama, but they'll soon be able to primp like them, as well.
Estee Lauder is the latest brand to tap into the show's mid-century aesthetic with a limited-edition "Mad Men" makeup line out next month.
The streamlined collection features a satin-finish... » more
A controversial change in the city's homeless policy advocated by the Bloomberg administration was dealt a blow Tuesday when a judge ruled that the mayor's office didn't properly notify the public about the proposed change.
The decision by State Supreme Court Justice Judith Gische was a victory for Council Speaker Christine Quinn, who spearheaded a lawsuit against the Department of Homeless... » more
iPads may soon replace TVs in the back seat of taxis, and New Yorkers are already swooning at what a tablet computer might add to their ride.
The city is expected to receive a formal proposal next week from Square, a mobile payment company, to test tablets in 50 cabs. While it's not known what functions will be on the gadgets at this very early stage, the program's features are expected to... » more
Mayor Michael Bloomberg defended the NYPD and struck back at Yale University Tuesday following a report that police monitored the websites of Muslim student associations.
The Associated Press reported Monday that the NYPD watched over websites of 16 Northeast colleges, including Yale and NYU.
Yale President Richard Levin condemned the police's actions in a letter, writing that "surveillance... » more
The prosecutor in the manslaughter trial of a construction magnate Tuesday portrayed the defendant as a greedy, careless millionaire whose refusal to properly repair a faulty crane cost the lives of two workers when it collapsed in 2008 on East 91st Street.
James Lomma, owner of New York Crane & Equipment Corp., was "concerned about the bottom line and nothing else," assistant... » more
Charlie Sheen told TMZ.com that he's sorry for saying Ashton Kutcher "sucks" on "Two and a Half Men," even issuing an apology of sorts to the actor via the gossip site. It all started last week, when Sheen called in to "TMZ Live" and said: "I'm tired of lying. I'm tired of pretending the show doesn't suck. I'm tired of pretending Ashton doesn't suck."
Sheen... » more
It's a holy homecoming!
Cardinal Timothy Dolan received a bagpipe salute outside St. Patrick's Cathedral on Tuesday after a nine-day trip to Rome, where he was elevated from archbishop.
"It's good to be home," Dolan, 62, reportedly told well-wishers on Madison Avenue.
After his triumphant return from the Vatican, where Pope Benedict XVI gave him a red hat and gold ring... » more
The absurd, bordering-on-obscene saga continues. You know, the one that has Rihanna communicating - and now recording - with ex-BF Chris Brown three years after he beat her bloody at a pre-Grammy bash in L.A.
Monday - which happened to be RiRi's 24th birthday - the singer released a full-length version of her song "Birthday Cake" featuring vulgar new verses by her abusive ex Brown,... » more
Seems like Jennifer Aniston is less than comfortable baring it all onscreen now that she has a serious boyfriend.
The Hollywood industry website The Wrap is reporting that Aniston "pleaded" for a topless scene to be cut from her new flick "Wanderlust" out of respect for her BF and co-star, Justin Theroux. An insider told the site that the movie featured a scene in which... » more
Royal newlyweds Prince William and Kate Middleton have a new cocker spaniel puppy and his name is ... Lupo. Kate let the moniker slip when talking to a group of school kids at Rose Hill Primary School Tuesday.
Apparently, the name means "wolf" in Italian, but "there is no significance in it apart from they liked the name," a royal aide told the U.K. Daily Mail shortly after... » more