New Yorkers Monday enjoyed a scorching Memorial Day, honoring fallen soldiers while trying to take refuge from the heat.
Flocking to Coney Island, City Island and area beaches, city dwellers tried to escape the nearly 90-degree weather while remembering why we celebrate the holiday.
"I'm just glad the weather's good for now. Last time, by the time I got to the beach, the sun was... » more
Baby, baby, baby - ouch!
Justin Bieber is being investigated for allegedly punching a paparazzo in California after the photog tried to take a picture of teen hearthrob and his girlfriend, Selena Gomez, according to published reports.
Witnesses said the photographer, who was not named, was blocking Bieber and Gomez from getting in their car as they were trying to leave a shopping center,... » more
Mitt Romney spent his Memorial Day thanking the troops for their years of service but also cautioning them and Americans to not let their guard down.
Speaking in front of crowd 5,000 service members in San Diego, the Republican presidential candidate warned that the nation faces numerous potential threats.
"We have two courses we can follow," he said.
"One is to... » more
'The Sister' MARISSA NADLER 3 stars
In the follow-up to her exquisite self-titled album released last year, singer-songwriter Marissa Nadler returns with a fiercely independent, confessional set marked by its hushed, incantatory feel. Produced once again by Brian McTear of Miner Street Studios, the new album enfolds many a gorgeous moment, the best tinged with a rich darkness, from "Apostle,"... » more
At The Candy Rush in Crown Heights, bicyclists stop by for doughnuts and gummy bears. On the Lower East Side, they pop into Luca Lounge for beers. At Brooklyn Roasting Company, they pick up espresso shots.
These businesses are among hundreds of shops, cafes and bars trying to lure cyclists with discounts and other incentives - a trend being driven by the Bloomberg administration's push to... » more
GMA Summer Concert Series presents Paisley Country superstar Brad Paisley will be gracing the "Good Morning America" stage at Rumsey Playfield in Central Park this Friday morning as part of this year's GMA Summer Concert Series, in partnership with Pepsi. Make sure you arrive early for a good spot. Hint: The park opens to the public at 6 a.m. (Friday, 7-9 a.m., FREE, Rumsey... » more
A Florida man is trying to recover after losing chunks of his face during a gruesome attack over the weekend.
A Miami police officer shot dead a naked man who was found inexplicably gnawing on another naked man's face in a pedestrian walkway of a major highway on Saturday afternoon, according to reports.
The Miami Herald, which has its office nearby, said a cop shouted at the attacker... » more
"Men in Black 3" zapped three-time champ "The Avengers" over the weekend, toppling it from the top of movie box office charts, according to studio estimates released Monday.
"MIB 3," starring Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones in roles they last played a decade ago, rang up an estimated $70 million in U.S. and Canadian ticket sales from Friday through Monday, distributor... » more
If you want to be buried like the King, you'd better get your checkbook out.
A Beverly Hills auction house announced it will be putting the original crypt where Elvis Presley and his mother were buried on the auction block next month, the The New York Times reported.
Julien's Auctions will start the bidding for the crypt at the Forest Hill Cemetery in Memphis at $100,000 on June 23,... » more
A Brooklyn woman is behind bars after drunkenly plowing her car straight through a 90-year-old woman's Long Island home early Monday morning, police said.
Twenty-one-year-old Sophia Anderson's red Mercedes convertible smashed right through the front of the woman's home just after 4 a.m., cops and neighbors said. The car finally stopped when it crashed into trees in the woman's back yard.
Anderson,... » more