Skip the Met -- there's a free art exhibit on your subway ride home that you may not have even noticed.
Ruddy Harootian, a 28-year-old from Fort Greene who creates customized private tours for a travel agency, will be leading an art crawl of the city's subway system this weekend to show off some of his favorite pieces adorning the stations in Brooklyn and Manhattan.
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Face front, true believers: Legendary comic book writer Stan Lee will be returning to the Big Apple for the New York Comic Book Marketplace on Saturday.
Lee, the co-creator of some of the most well-known Marvel Comics characters, such as the Hulk, Spider-Man, the Avengers, X-Men and the Fantastic Four, will be signing and taking photos with fans at the one-day comic convention, being held... » more
Intruders 1.5 stars Directed by Juan Carlos Fresnadillo Starring Clive Owen
"Intruders" offers a case study in the wrong way to make a horror movie.
The story of a creepy, faceless bad guy who terrorizes kids, the film sounds like the stuff nightmares are made of. At the very least, it should offer a new take on the "Nightmare on Elm Street" formula. But it's impossibly... » more
Goon 3.5 stars Directed by Michael Dowse Starring Seann William Scott, Jay Baruchel, Alison Pill, Liev Schreiber Rated R
The gold standard for hockey movies is unquestionably "Slap Shot," the 1977 classic starring Paul Newman about a ragtag minor league squad that makes an art out of pounding opponents in the rink. It's sacrilegious to think that another flick about the sport could... » more
After nearly five years on probation, Lindsay Lohan is a free woman.
The long-troubled "Mean Girls" starlet was finally let off the hook Thursday,as a judge told her she was lifting her probation because she completed all of the required community service and therapy sessions.
Judge Stephanie Sautner said that Lohan had done "everything that this court has asked of her,"... » more
A 31-year-old Staten Island police officer was in the hospital yesterday after crashing his 2011 Cadillac CTS and being arrested and charged with drunken driving, reckless driving and reckless endangerment of others.
Six-year veteran Andrew Bisogna, who worked in the 122nd precinct, was allegedly driving east in the west-bound lane of Forest Ave. at a high speed without headlights at about... » more
Mayor Michael Bloomberg took a stand Thursday against so-called "stand your ground" legislation, which allows people who feel threatened to use deadly force in self-defense.
Such laws have come under scrutiny nationwide after the killing of Florida teen Trayvon Martin by neighbor George Zimmerman, who admitted to fatally shooting Martin after mistaking him for a burglar.
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Newsies 3.5 stars
When "Newsies" premiered at New Jersey's Paper Mill Playhouse back in September, Disney purposely kept expectations low. After all, its last two Broadway musicals, "The Little Mermaid" and "Tarzan," were total disasters.
But once word spread that the show, based on the flop 1992 film musical that has since gained a cult following, was a... » more
Kevin Smith hints at 'Clerks 3' on Broadway While promoting his new book "Tough Sh*t" at a Barnes & Noble in Los Angeles, filmmaker Kevin Smith told a crowd of fans that he wants to do "Clerks 3" as a Broadway play. "This was even before I saw 'The Book of Mormon.' I'm not gonna do a musical. I'm not that talented," he said. Smith later tweeted that he wants to... » more
Ex-Yankees pitcher Carl Pavano was the target of an alleged extortion plot by a former classmate demanding money and a luxury SUV, according to reports Thursday.
In a police affidavit obtained by the Record-Journal newspaper, Pavano's sister complained that Christian Bedard, 36, was harassing her online and threatened to release private information about her brother, who now pitches for the... » more