Andrew Montes, 26, a dispatcher for a delivery service who lives in East New York, knows what it's like to forego needed medical and dental care.
After a violent bike crash in which he hurtled over the handlebars, he refused to seek medical care for the searing pain in his shoulder until it finally drove him into an emergency room a year later. "They told me I fractured my clavicle,"... » more
George Takei took in the city Sunday to show his support for gay rights. The actor, best known as Hikaru Sulu from "Star Trek," has a large social media following, where he is vocal about LGBT issues.
What do you think of today's turnout?
It's terrific. It's galactic.
You have millions of followers on Facebook and Twitter who have shown their support for you. How does their enthusiasm... » more
"Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek was hospitalized in Los Angeles late Saturday night after suffering a mild heart attack, a spokeswoman for Sony Television said Sunday.
Sony spokeswoman Paula Askanas said Trebek was admitted to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Saturday night but is expected to fully recover and be back on his feet for the new season of "Jeopardy!" that begins production... » more
New York shows some love for its hometown superhero this week with events in all five boroughs, scheduled by Sony Pictures in anticipation of the July 3 premiere of "The Amazing Spider-Man." Find a full list of events at
MONDAY: The Empire State Building will be lit red and blue in honor of the webslinger.
TUESDAY: All the city Wildlife Conservation Society... » more
Tim Pawlenty isn't interested in a No. 2 spot behind Mitt Romney in the White House.
Pawlenty, who briefly ran for the 2012 GOP nomination, told "Face the Nation" Sunday that he would be "honored to be asked" by Romney to be his running mate, but that he should ask someone else.
"I've encouraged people who have asked this question in the campaign to look at other... » more
Officials are asking the MTA to restore bus service along a route in Brooklyn that was eliminated as part of the "doomsday" cuts of 2010.
During a news conference Sunday in Red Hook, a group of local politicians, community leaders and transit union workers urged the cash-strapped agency to bring back the B77 bus line, saying the alternatives the MTA put in place for transit service... » more
Steve Nash Foundation Showdown Stop by the Sara D. Roosevelt Park this Wednesday evening to catch some of your favorite NBA and professional soccer players take part in an 8-a-side soccer match to support the Steve Nash Foundation's work to benefit underserved children. General admission is FREE and open to the public on a first-come, first-served basis, but if you want to support the... » more
Exes (and pals) Charlie Sheen and Denise Richards got their Subway Series on over the weekend.
Sheen and Richards - who recently split from Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora - took in Saturday night's game at Citi Field, laughing and smiling at each other as the Yankees beat the Mets 4-3.
"Made it to Ny. @charliesheen will be promoting #AngerManagement & I'm #WitnessProtection... » more
Kris Humphries took a break from his impending divorce drama at Mohegan Sun this weekend.
Kim Kardashian's soon-to-be ex-hubby headlined Mohegan Sun's Signings & Sightings event, and while he took photos with a big group of girls, he played things pretty tamely while he was there.
"He just had dinner and called it a night," a source said of the Brooklyn Nets 'baller. "He... » more
Fifth Avenue was alive with pride Sunday as tens of thousands of revelers took to the streets to celebrate gay pride on the anniversary of New York's legalization of same-sex marriages.
Paradegoers of all backgrounds, who were decked out in pink, glitter and other extravagant styles, cheered elected officials, celebrities and groups who marched.
"It's time for people to wake up and see... » more