It's not quite like the Beatles landing at Kennedy Airport, but New York City is getting a visit from a young British icon.
Prince Harry is planning a trip to the U.S. in May where he will visit New York City and five other cities.
From May 9-15, the 28-year-old British royal will spend six days traversing America. It's his first time in the states since last May when pictures of the... » more
Third time’s not the charm when it comes to “Sex and the City.”
Despite rumors that the franchise might put out a third flick, Candace Bushnell — whose column in The New York Observer spawned the HBO series, books and movies — doesn’t think it’ll ever happen.
“No — look, [star] Sarah Jessica Parker is 47,” Bushnell said in an interview with The Daily Beast. “I mean, I think it was coming... » more
MTV's Video Music Awards will be held at Barclays Center this Aug. 25, marking the first time an annual awards show has taken place in Brooklyn. "Bravo to MTV on a decision that hits all the right notes and strikes all the right chords," bubbled Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz, who was orbited into borough-boostering heaven withn the announcement.
It is only fitting that... » more
National Rifle Association chief executive Wayne LaPierre has met his match. Now he needs to remove his firing-range earplugs long enough to hear some logic.
On NBC's "Meet the Press" Sunday, LaPierre said Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who has launched a national campaign for background checks on gun buyers, is "going to find out this is a country of the people, by the people and... » more
Cops arrested the daughter of the former head of the MTA Sunday night and her boyriend for allegedly trying to sell heroin on Craiglistt, the Bronx DA's office said.
A judge released Kathryn Kalikow, 27 and Brian Whelan, 28,on their own recognizance Monday after they were indicted on drug possession charges in Bronx Criminal Court.
An undercover detective responded to the ad that was... » more
A tow-truck driver was charged Monday for drunken driving and reckless endagerment for allegedly crashing his SUV into a van full of teens while he was driving the wrong way on the Van Wyck Expressway.
Early Sunday morning, Jose Chimbo's Nissan Murano collided head on with a van that had 13 teenagers who were returning from a party, the DA said. The teens and their driver were taken to local... » more
Tucked inside the dilapidated concrete, Soviet-era architecture of the New York City Civil Court at 111 Centre St., there's an unexpected oasis of legal rationality and calm.
New York City's Small Claims Court, where I serve as a volunteer arbitrator, has little of the histrionics you see on "The People's Court." Rather, it's the scene of mundane, but poignant, urban vignettes. These are... » more
Months after superstorm Sandy devastated Coney Island, the city's top summer spot is officially back.
As officials ushered in a new season for the beach and the amusements yesterday, dozens of eager fans of the Cyclone braved cold weather to show the world that the iconic ride and Luna Park weathered the storm.
"When you think about the Cyclone, you think about Coney Island. This... » more
Aaron Craft hit a last second 3-pointer to send No. 2 Ohio State into the Sweet Sixteen with a 78-75 win over Iowa State Sunday in Dayton, Ohio.
Craft’s shot helped right the ship for the Buckeyes after the Cyclones went on a 13-0 run in the closing minutes to take the lead. Craft took the last two shots, missing the first and then waiting for the clock to wind down before throwing up... » more
Pope Francis celebrated youth during his first Palm Sunday Mass to 250,000 inside St. Peter’s Square, initiating Holy Week with a speech on joy, sacrifice and hope.
“Never give way to discouragement, ours is not a joy that comes from having many possessions,” the pope said to Pilgrims carrying flags from all over the world, stressing the need to resist sadness in the face of hardship. “And... » more