Snooki is expecting a little "guido."
The pint-size "Jersey Shore" star - and author of the "Confessions of a Guidette" - has revealed to In Touch Weekly that she and fiance Jionni LaValle are expecting a baby boy, who is due in September
For names, the couple has narrowed their choices to Lorenzo and Jionni Jr. The 24-year-old mama-to-be said she was at... » more
Talk is heating up that there's trouble in paradise for "Bethenny Ever After" couple Bethenny Frankel and Jason Hoppy.
According to PerezHilton.com, both Frankel, 41, and Hoppy - who have a 2-year-old daughter named Bryn - recently met with divorce lawyers and that the couple will "definitely" end their two-year marriage. The NYC-based twosome has shown some of their marital... » more
Two days after MTA Chairman Joseph Lhota acknowledged that federal officials correctly predicted the East Side Access project was over budget and behind schedule, he rejected theirs concerns about the Second Avenue subway.
Lhota admitted on Monday that the East Side Access project to bring Long Island Rail Road service to Grand Central is three years behind schedule and nearly $1 billion over... » more
Gisele Bundchen might have another baby on the way.
The Brazilian magazine Epoca is reporting that the Brazilian supermodel and hubby Tom Brady, quarterback for the New England Patriots, are expecting their second child together, and that she is about two months along.
The couple, who have been married for three years, have a 2-year-old son named Benjamin. Brady also has a son with ex... » more
Dec. 12 seems to be the big day for Jessica Simpson and fiance Eric Johnson.
Life & Style Weekly is reporting that the new parents are planning a beach wedding near the end of the year.
"Jessica and Eric are eyeing ... Kauai for the reception for around 60 family and friends," an insider said.
Earlier this month, Simpson, 31, gave birth to a daughter named Maxwell.
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February House 2.5 stars
"February House," which just opened at the Public Theater, is a chamber musical mainly intended for a highbrow audience that will recognize its famous characters and appreciate its less-than-melodic, minimalist score.
But it is also a very static show that quickly grows repetitious and boring despite its soulful nature and liberal leanings.
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Smoking in city parks is down by two-thirds since the city banned it last year, and cigarette-related litter has dropped by about the same amount, the Department of Health said Wednesday.
In a survey last October of 13 Manhattan and Brooklyn parks, including Central Park and Tompkins Square, DOH surveyors observed 35 people lighting up, compared to 108 people in October 2010, the department... » more
Four characters axed from 'Smash' second season We already knew that NBC intends for the second season of "Smash" to be different, with "Gossip Girl" producer Josh Safran replacing the show's creator Teresa Rebeck as showrunner. But just a week after the season finale, word is now spreading that the characters played by Brian d'Arcy James, Will Chase, Raza Jaffrey and Jaime Cepero... » more
Republican Bob Turner, who won Democrat Anthony Weiner's congressional seat representing parts of Brooklyn and Queens, won former Mayor Rudy Giuliani's endorsement Wednesday to take the seat of Sen. Kirstin Gillibrand.
"Bob Turner is the definition of a citizen legislator who took his lifelong business experience to Washington," Giuliani said in a statement.
The Republican... » more
First, restaurants and schools - now city pols want to give subway stations letter grades.
Councilman Peter Koo made the suggestion to MTA officials during a joint hearing between the council's finance and transportation committees Wednesday, after griping about conditions at the nearby Park Place station.
"We grade the restaurants, right? A, B, C, D. So we should rate all the stations... » more