Andy Pettitte is officially back with the Yankees, a source told ESPN's Buster Olney Wednesday. Pettitte, 40, is due $12 million next season, plus awards bonuses.
The contract the lefthander pitched on last season was for $2.5 million. In 12 starts, Pettitte went 5-4 with a 2.87 ERA and 69 strikeouts.
Pettitte will rejoin CC Sabathia and Hiroki Kuroda in the rotation. The other two spots... » more
Kelly Killoren Bensimon - model, fashionista and author of the book "I Can Make You Hot! The Supermodel Diet" - dishes out style advice to amNewYork's readers.
I want to buy snow boots that can transition from my trek to work to my office. Any stylish, warm suggestions?
I'm obsessed with Hunter boots. They are durable, chic and come in a variety of colors. I personally... » more
When Superstorm Sandy shut down the city that never sleeps, the mayor and other elected officials looked to that little blue bird to keep New Yorkers up to date.
But whether there's an emergency or not, more elected officials are taking to Twitter and Facebook to communicate with New Yorkers.
Besides posting the occasioinalfunny picturewith apet or an appearance at a parade, New York's... » more
Have you ever been invited to a party you couldn't afford to attend?
When the PS 22 Chorus was invited in September by Sen. Chuck Schumer, chairman of the joint congressional committee on inaugural ceremonies, to perform at President Barack Obama's inauguration on Martin Luther King Day, everyone was thrilled.
Then the Graniteville, Staten Island school officials found out in a conference... » more
Do like the cool kids.
Keep warm but be stylish as you hit the slopes in this season's hottest gear.
ON JOANNA (above): Burton jacket, $229.95, pants, $199.95, hat, $27, and goggles, $37.95; all at Burton, 106 Spring St., 212-966-8070. Spyder Gore-Tex gloves, $120; at spyder.com
ON NATE (above): The North Face jacket, $499; at The North Face, 2101 Broadway, 212-362-1000. Spyder... » more
Half a billion dollars could be won Wednesday night as New Yorkers test their luck along with the rest of the country.
The jackpot for the Powerball lottery soared Tuesday to a record $500 million and could increase again by the time the winning numbers are revealed, a lottery official said.
The payout jumped nearly $175 million due to brisk ticket sales after no one won the top prize... » more
New Yorkers looking to travel the city by pedicabs may soon be safer from scams.
The City Council unanimously passed a bill Tuesday that mandates pedicab drivers charge customers the same way yellow cabs do: by distance traveled.
The city's Department of Consumer Affairs will provide pedicab drivers with meter machines and information cards that show riders they are city certified.... » more
A third man has accused Kevin Clash, Elmo's former puppeteer, of an underage sexual relationship.
The man, identified only as "John Doe," filed a lawsuit in Manhattan seeking $75,000 in damages, alleging that Clash engaged in sex acts with him when John was 16 years old. Clash was 40 at the time.
The accuser said the two met on a gay chat line, and Clash allegedly said he was named Craig,... » more
Much of midtown will be stopped cold as thousands of spectators gather at Rockefeller Center for the 80th annual tree lighting Wednesday night.
This year's celebration starts at 8 p.m. and includes performances by Cee Lo Green, Mariah Carey and Rod Stewart. "Today" show anchors Al Roker and Savannah Guthrie are the hosts and the ceremony will be broadcast on NBC.
The Norway spruce is... » more
So-called "John Doe Duffel Bag" Salvatore Perrone was indicted yesterday on murder charges in the shooting deaths of three shopkeepers of Middle Eastern descent, prosecutors said.
Perrone, 64, was arrested a week ago on suspicion of murder after a witness tied him to some of the crime scenes.
A Brooklyn grand jury indicted him on two counts of murder for each of the three victims,... » more