The Secret Service is examining a new report of alleged misconduct by agents at an El Salvador strip club ahead of a trip there last year by President Barack Obama, Long Island Rep. Peter King said on Thursday.
King said that the review is part of an extensive investigation the Secret Service is conducting in the aftermath of an incident involving prostitutes in Colombia.
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New York's most otherworldly attraction will arrive Friday when the shuttle Enterprise lands at Kennedy Airport docked on a 747, burgeoning the city's NASA connection and giving New Yorkers a truly historic sight.
The arrival of the Enterprise, which will be on permanent display at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum by mid-summer, is a tremendous coup for the city, as the shuttle is one... » more
White Stripe no-more Jack White hits the road solo in support of his new album "Blunderbuss." (Fri., 8 p.m., $39.50, Webster Hall, 125 E. 11th St., 212-353-1600)
Burlesque isn't just for the ladies - the first Boylesque Festival is all about performers of the not-quite-so-fair sex. (Fri.-Sat., various prices and venues, nyboylesquefestival.com)
They dress well and know how... » more
At least 2,000 jobs at the future home of the soon-to-be Brooklyn Nets will go to locals and residents of Brooklyn housing projects, Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced on Thursday.
"Tens of thousands of people will soon come to the world-class Barclays Center, and that means more economic growth, more tax revenue, and more jobs," Bloomberg said at a news conference at the arena, which... » more
After a great practice Wednesday, you can really feel how focused and ready our team is for Game 7. It has been an interesting series for us. We knew coming in that the Senators would be a tough opponent. They have skilled players and a great power play. We've had to battle for every puck and every inch of ice.
Facing elimination in Game 6, we knew it wasn't going to get any easier. As a team,... » more
Does winning a second Super Bowl in five years mask a just-barely-above-mediocre 9-7 regular season? Of course it does.
Though the Giants lifted the Lombardi Trophy in Indianapolis 2 months ago, they still need to restock and, one some levels, rebuild some key vacancies on their championship roster, namely at the skill positions.
Here's a look at some needs the Giants have entering tonight's... » more
The endlessly entertaining, delightfully distracting 500 square feet apartment of Duane Bousfield and Juan Carlos Rojas simultaneously evokes a casbah, Catholic cathedral and Zen sanctuary. Elaborately embellished crystal chandeliers illumine lushly layered Oriental carpets. An astonishing collection of hand-carved wood friezes, pediments, corbels and mouldings garnish varicolored walls between... » more
The Tribeca Film Festival hands out its awards Thursday night and doesn't wrap up until Sunday. Of course, that makes it a little early to fully determine the fest's breakout hits.
But amid the flurry of filmgoing happening downtown, we've identified some of the TFF movie premieres that have made an impression on audiences.
All of these movies are screening at least one more time before... » more
Beyonce has quite a few accomplishments under her belt for a woman of only 30: 16 Grammys, four solo albums, status as an international style icon, and, more recently, motherhood.
Now, she can add "World's Most Beautiful Woman" to the list.
People magazine crowned the pop star the "World's Most Beautiful Woman" for 2012 in its annual double issue. The announcement... » more
A new breed of traveler brought a runway at LaGuardia Airport to a halt Wednesday.
The Delta Air Lines customer named Byrdie, a 30-pound Rhodesian ridgeback puppy, escaped from her crate as she was being loaded into a plane and sent officials on a 10-minute chase.
The young pooch's midmorning escapade delayed several flights, said Port Authority spokesman Ron Marsico, adding that Byrdie... » more