Lovers of wood-fired-oven Neapolitan pizza have reason to celebrate: Motorino, the hugely popular pizzeria that was forced to close its Williamsburg location back in 2011, will triumphantly reopen this week. Exact day: still TBA. (Update: Motorino will open on Wednesday.)
After its original location on Graham Avenue was shuttered by the Buildings Department because it was structurally... » more
New mama Holly Madison is about to become a bride.
The former “Girl Next Door” and BF Pasquale Rotella got engaged on Sunday, Madison wrote in her blog.
“My fiance was so wonderful in creating such a romantic night!” she wrote of Rotella, who proposed atop a Ferris wheel in Las Vegas.
The pair have a 3-month-old daughter, Rainbow Aurora. ... » more
Kim Kardashian is trying to figure out who her real friends are.
According to TMZ.com, the new mama sent a batch of fake photos of her daughter North West to a group of her pals, seeing who would take the bait and try to sell them.
The reality starlet, 32, and boyfriend Kanye West, 36, have not yet shared photos of their baby girl with the public.
According to TMZ, “Kim felt people... » more
Katy Perry and John Mayer's relationship is back on.
The on-again, off-again couple were "very affectionate" at Monday night's swanky Friars Foundation Gala, a source inside the event told us.
"They were very cute and cozy," the source dished of the 28-year-old pop starlet and 35-year-old singer.
Perry arrived at the Waldorf-Astoria after the event already started -- not walking... » more
When Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) announced that its Google Reader feature would be discontinued as of July 1, the outpouring of rage was loud and immediate.
Still, it barely registered as an Internet phenomenon. Millions of people were annoyed, but a billion more said, in effect, “Huh? What’s a news reader?”
Which makes it interesting that AOL (NYSE:AOL) and Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) are falling... » more
Is there a formula or rule-of-thumb for adjusting the sales price of an apartment to offset high monthly maintenance fees or common charges?
When a condo's common charges (or, in a co-op, the monthly maintenance charges, which include property taxes) are higher than average, you'll need both a calculator and a grasp of psychology to figure the right price adjustment, say our experts.
Begin... » more
Two New York City workers were issued a $2,000 fine on Monday for breaking the no tips policy and accepting $10 for removing trash from a Queens home.
On Dec. 12, 2011, Robert Bracone and Rene Torres picked up $10 from the Queens resident after hauling off five bags of household garbage and some other trash, including wood and recycling.
The good deed might go unpunished for the unidentified... » more
Famous directors, fans and even Darth Vader congratulated "Star Wars" creator George Lucas on Tuesday on his marriage to long-time girlfriend Mellody Hobson at his Skywalker ranch in California.
Huffington Post founder Arianna Huffington, who was at the wedding on Saturday, tweeted a picture of Lucas in white tie with a white flower on his label and his bride in a white dress with... » more
Tupac Shakur will be hitting the Broadway stage, and not in a holographic form.
"Holler If Ya Hear Me," a musical featuring songs by the slain hip-hop artist, is in the works, The Hollywood Reporter said Monday.
The play is about "the challenges faced by two childhood friends and their extended families," according to the report.
Kenny Leon, who directed Sean... » more
Chris Brown Monday shot down claims that he assaulted a woman in a California club.
Deanna Gines accused the rapper of assaulting her at an Anaheim, Calif., club this weekend, saying the star intentionally shoved her to the ground, injuring her knees so badly that she may need to have surgery, according to gossip site TMZ.com.
Brown, 24, performed at Heat Ultra Lounge on Saturday night,... » more