The mayor and Brooklyn's top leaders broke ground Tuesday on the borough's long awaited and controversial development.
The B2 building will bring 363 new apartments to the Atlantic Yards area half of which would be set aside for affordable housing. The mayor, who was joined by Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz and Nets owner Bruce Ratner, said the buildings will bring a boost to the... » more
Updated 8:49 p.m. MTA chief Joe Lhota plans to announce Friday he is stepping down to run for New York City mayor as a Republican, a state government source said Tuesday.
Lhota, who was deputy mayor under Rudy Giuliani, has been lauded for leading the restoration of the transit system after Superstorm Sandy.
He was appointed to the MTA post Jan. 4, at Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo's recommendation.... » more
When Gus Van Sant last directed a Matt Damon script, the tandem produced nine Academy Award nominations, two wins and the birth of two new stars.
If "Promised Land," their new collaboration, is unlikely to replicate the success of "Good Will Hunting," which turned little-known Damon and co-writer/co-star Ben Affleck into Oscar-winning A-listers, the movie stands out for... » more
The Impossible 2.5 stars Directed by Juan Antonio Bayona Starring Naomi Watts, Ewan McGregor, Tom Holland Rated PG-13 Opens Friday
"The Impossible" chronicles a family's harrowing plight after the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami in Thailand, so it might not be the escapist fare many New Yorkers are seeking in this post-Sandy holiday season.
But if you can stand to watch a simulation... » more
A study released Tuesday shed new light on the health effects at Ground Zero following the September 11th attacks.
The Journal of the American Medical Association released findings of a study of 55,778 Ground Zero workers who enrolled in the World Trade Center Health Registry between 2003 and 2004. Through Dec. 31, 2008, 1,187 of those first responders, roughly 2%, were diagnosed with cancer,... » more
The stadium at Newtown High School bears Bruce Jenner's name, but the famous alum is anything but focused on his glory days following the tragic shooting that killed 20 children in the quiet Connecticut town where he attended school.
"Not in a million years would you ever think that this quiet little town would have such a terrible, terrible tragedy happen there," the Olympic gold... » more
Jay-Z makes a point to support his artists. The hip-hop mogul hit up a sold-out concert performed by Rita Ora, who is signed to Jay's entertainment company Roc Nation, at Highline Ballroom on Monday night.
The star hung out in the VIP lounge with pal Big Sean, sipping Coronas and listening to Ora perform songs including a cover of Kendrick Lamar's "Swimming Pools," a witness said.
Jay's... » more
Michael Kors is out and Zac Posen is in.
After 10 seasons, Kors is vacating his judging spot on the fashion competition show "Project Runway," and Posen, also a New York fashion designer, is stepping in, Lifetime announced Tuesday.
Kors is bowing out of Season 11 because of scheduling conflicts; however, he will serve as the guest judge during the season finale, where the last-standing... » more
Whether they like to read, watch movies, listen to music or mash buttons, our guide has everything you need to find your loved ones the perfect entertainment gift.
'Assassin's Creed III' In the fifth installment of the "Assassin's Creed" series (yes, I know it says 3 above), you'll be questing in the years 1753 and 1783, and you'll take control of an assassin who fought during the... » more
It's been a little while since we gave you an adorable animal and baby combo video. This is about as cute as it gets. Consider it a holiday present from us to you. Enjoy!
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