The Nets are trying to land Celtics veterans Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce in a blockbuster trade, according to multiple reports.
A potential deal could include Kris Humphries, Gerald Wallace, either MarShon Brooks or Tornike Shengelia and three future first-round picks going to Boston in exchange for Garnett and Pierce. Reportedly, no trade is imminent, it probably couldn’t go through until... » more
Here are databases of the latest annual compensation for executives of the largest public companies in New York City, and a list of the 100 publicly traded companies in the city ranked by profits.
Topping the pay list, as he did last year, was CBS chief executive officer Leslie Moonves, who earned $62.16 million in total compensation. That sum was down a few million from a year earlier, when... » more
Spotify, the music streaming service, announced Thursday that it will move from the Google building to a few blocks down on Sixth Avenue. The larger space will be available for 130 engineers and programmers who will join the staff of 70 sometime in 2014.
The mayor’s office has joined Spotify and created its own Gotham focused playlist.
1. “New York Groove” by Ace Frehley 2. “Under The... » more
Mayor Michael Bloomberg's time in City Hall is winding down, but his final moves in office are grabbing big public support, according to a Quinnipiac poll released Thursday.
Half of the city's voters support the newly launched Citi Bike share program, the poll said. More than half, 52%, of voters would support a plan to make it mandatory to recycle food waste and scraps, the poll said. And... » more
The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed a comprehensive reform of immigration laws in a 68-32 vote.
The bill offers undocumented residents a path to citizenship, increases the number of visas for low- and high-skilled immigrants, and bolsters security along the U.S.-Mexican border. Now, the bill heads to the Republican-led House of Representatives, where the chamber's conservative members oppose... » more
See Cher perform The biggest event going down is Cher’s Dance on the Pier, which is also the official closing of Pride weekend. The icon has been known to put on electric performances. Sunday from 3-10 p.m., Pier 30, Laight Street and West Side Highway. Tickets: showclix.com/event/3752803
Brunch on the route Ilili is right on the parade route and is serving a special brunch menu. Enjoy a drag... » more
The Unavoidable Disappearance of Tom Durnin 2.5 stars
“The Unavoidable Disappearance of Tom Durnin” explores whether it is possible for a once-powerful, now-disgraced man to return to the family that was hurt and humiliated by the revelation of his white-collar crime, especially after they have worked so hard to move on with their now separate lives.
Steven Levenson’s sober-minded, contemporary... » more
‘Chocolate Factory’ Over in London, the long-awaited musical of “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” — which was directed by Sam Mendes, stars Tony winner Douglas Hodge and incorporates the famous songs of the 1971 film — finally opened to mixed reviews. The reviews complained about the quality of the script and the new songs while confirming it is a lavish, candy-filled spectacle. “The real difficulty... » more
The funeral for James Gandolfini Thursday was a reunion of sorts, if an unhappy one, for people who worked on one of television's most famous shows.
For those who worked behind the scenes on "The Sopranos," it was a time to not only recall a sterling star, but to reminisce about an era that for many was a highlight of their lives.
"The Sopranos" was "like no... » more
New York's Gay Pride March has always attracted hundreds of thousands of revelers, but after the Supreme Court's rulings this week, LGBT groups say Fifth Avenue is going to explode with jubilation.
The organizer of the parade said he expects 1.8 million to show up for the event Sunday, a 10% jump from last year. Chris Frederick, the parade's managing director, said there is a lot of energy... » more