New Yorkers are crossing their fingers instead of crossing their hearts when looking for loving online.
One-third of New Yorkers lie in their online dating profiles, and New York is the third least-honest city, right behind Washington, D.C. and Atlanta, according to a new survey by the online dating auction site whatsyourprice.com.
Not surprised? Sahra Chung, 29, of Chelsea wasn't either... » more
If the Oscars got you in a moviegoing state of mind, you're in luck: In addition to about 20 new movies opening in theaters this weekend, three cool film festivals kick off in the coming days. Here's a roundup of what to expect from the events spotlighting French cinema, first-time filmmakers and family movies:
Rendez-Vous with French Cinema The Film Society of Lincoln Center's annual event... » more
Sometimes it takes the British to remind Americans about their cultural treasures. In the '60s, bands like The Rolling Stones brought American blues to the masses. In recent years, singers like Adele tapped into classic American soul. Like them, James Hunter is a soul-obsessed export, and he has performed alongside Van Morrison and Aretha Franklin.
amNY spoke with Hunter as he prepared to... » more
Now all parents can have Nick Lachey sing their little ones to sleep - even if they can't belt out a song like the 98 Degrees crooner.
The new papa is releasing an album dubbed "A Father's Lullaby" on March 13, featuring four original tunes (which Lachey co-wrote) and eight classic covers, including "You Are My Sunshine" and "All the Pretty Little Horses." Lachey... » more
Superstorm Sandy victims have a little more time to apply for aid.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Tuesday that the federal government approved his request to extend the deadline to register for FEMA funding to March 29.
The previous deadline was Wednesday, but the governor said there were still millions of people that haven't applied despite suffering serious damage from the Oct. 29 storm.
"This... » more
They'd better get their dancing shoes ready.
Country singer Wynonna Judd, funnyman Andy Dick and former "American Idol" contestant Kellie Pickler are among those slated to compete on the upcoming 16th season of ABC's "Dancing With the Stars," premiering March 18. Judd is partnered with dancing pro Tony Dovolani, Dick with show newbie Sharna Burgess and Pickler with Derek... » more
Anne Becerra, NYC's first female cicerone, (certified beer connoisseur) says you should find the right beer for you through trial and error. Just head to a bar with an open mind, and sample a few taps. Once you've found the flavor, consider what Becerra calls her secret weapon: glassware. The right glass releases unique aromas and brings out nuances in flavor.
"You wouldn't drink a cabernet... » more
One in two kids in America will at some point during their childhood receive food assistance from the government. That's one of the more startling facts in the new documentary "A Place at the Table," and there are many of them.
Here's another: One in four kids in the U.S. are "food insecure," meaning at times they are uncertain where their next meal will come from. The... » more
Mayor Michael Bloomberg will give West Coast graduates some advice before they head out to the real world.
Stanford University yesterday announced hizzoner would be its commencement speaker on June 16. The California university's president, John Hennessy, said Bloomberg reflected the school's emphasis on leadership.
"I expect our graduates will be inspired by a leader willing to tackle... » more
The city unveiled 20 schools Monday that were chosen for a new software engineering pilot program that will start next school year, officials said.
The pilot, which will offer computer science training to children between sixth and 12th grades, will serve about 1,000 students, or 50 per school. It is expected to grow to about 3,500 students by 2016, officials said.
"We know it's... » more