"Brave" has hit the ticket-sales bullseye.
Pixar's latest - a female-centric flick centered on bow-and-arrowing wielding heroine - topped the weekend box office with $66.7 million in ticket sales.
Coming in second was "Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted."... » more
An off-duty cop was recovering Sunday after being shot in the Bronx, officials said.
Nelson Vergara, 36, was heading to his home in University Heights when a group of men started shouting at him around 4:45 a.m. One man threw a bottle and the 12-year-vet, after ID'ing himself as a police officer, was shot twice in the arm and leg -- possiblly by a 22-year-old man who emerged from a green Honda,... » more
Maintenance work will cancel overnight subway service along the No. 1/2/3 lines this week between Manhattan and Brooklyn, forcing more than 25,000 straphangers to find a new way to get around town each night.
There will be no service from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. between Penn Station and Atlantic Avenue beginning Monday. The entire No. 3 route will also be suspended, but shuttle buses will run to... » more
Deborah Marton, 49, is the senior vice-president of The New York Restoration Project, a nonprofit organization dedicated to reclaiming and restoring New York City parks, community gardens and open space, and to planting a million trees within the five boroughs by 2017. She lives in the Flatiron District with her daughter Lola, 15, and son Henry, 13.
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New York wants more corporations to set up shop in the Empire State and they're recruited some big names to get that message across. Governor Andrew Cuomo unveiled an ad campaign Thursday that showcases the state's resources and economic advantages.
"It is time for the business community to realize that our state is the place for them to succeed and prosper," he said in a statement.
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To Rome With Love 2 stars Directed by Woody Allen Starring Woody Allen, Roberto Benigni, Ellen Page, Penelope Cruz, Alec Baldwin, Jesse Eisenberg Rated R
After his "Midnight in Paris" success, Woody Allen shifts to another romantic European city in "To Rome With Love," his new movie. But the inspiration is missing.
"Rome" lacks the spark that so eloquently... » more
The famously ill-tempered Alec Baldwin continued his Twitter rampage against the Daily News after an altercation with one of the paper's shutterbugs landed him on the cover.
Besides slamming the paper's editor, he joked on how he's become enemy No. 1 to photographers
He tweeted, "If a paparazzi dies of a heart attack running in this heat, would I get blamed?" just hours after... » more
After the Yankees delivered an embarrassing sweep of the Mets two weeks ago, the two teams will go head-to-head again this weekend in the season's second Subway Series, ending Sunday in a banner matchup between pitchers CC Sabathia and newly minted superstar R.A. Dickey.
Both teams have had a stellar couple of weeks.
The Mets head into the weekend riding a three-game sweep of the Orioles,... » more
The 43rd annual LGBT Pride March is filled with firsts.
Besides being the the first parade since state enacted same-sex marriage last July, this year's celebration will also have something it's never had before: active servicemen and women marching without fear of retribution for being out, said Ada Ospina, co-chair of Heritage of Pride, which organizes the yearly event.
"For us,... » more
Cops rescued dozens of injured pit bulls Thursday that they believe were being used in a dogfighting ring in the Bronx.
Raul Sanchez, 57, was arrested Thursday on charges he made nearly 47 pit bulls fight one another in a makeshift arena in an apartment, the NYPD said. They said the space allowed for about 100 spectators to watch the dogs, which ranged in age from 12 weeks to five years, battle.
Investigators... » more