Every week in New York City brings some new culinary delight. Here are the latest...
Umami Burger, open now
As the first New York offshoot of the West Coast burger chain, Greenwich Village’s Umami Burger exemplifies a masterful level of intricacy in burger building. The menu features the California originals, such as the Umami burger — a layering of shitake mushroom, caramelized onions,... » more
Former Gov. George Pataki did not violate the rights of six convicted sex offenders who were involuntarily committed to psychiatric hospitals after completing their prison sentences, a federal jury ruled Wednesday.
The three-term governor enacted an initiative in 2005 that required those convicted of violent sexual crimes to pass psychiatric evaluations near the end of their prison terms.... » more
Selena Gomez's new album "Stars Dance" debuted at No. 1 on the Billbord 200 this week, moving about 97,000 units in its first week.
The album, the "Come and Get It" star's first chart-topper, ended the two-week stay of Jay Z's "Magna Carta Holy Grail" at No. 1, bumping it down one stop.
Disney's "Teen Beach Movie" soundtrack... » more
Vanessa Hudgens and Austin Butler wear their hearts on their ... chests.
At an American Eagle shindig in Times Square on Tuesday night, the pair hit up the event's Instagram station to make T-shirts adorned with a cute pic of themselves, a spy dished.
"They held hands while they browsed," the witness said of the couple.
Jamie Chung, Shenae Grimes and Jessica Szohr were also at... » more
UPDATED 9:34 P.M.: Click here to read about Anthony Weiner's exchange with angry resident Wednesday night in the Rockaways. (Newsday).
A spokeswoman for scandal-ridden New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner said on Wednesday she would remain in her job despite a political news website's publication of profane comments she made about a former campaign intern.
The... » more
The families of the two people killed in a boat accident on the Hudson River near the Tappan Zee Bridge last week say that everyone aboard considered themselves to be sober and none saw the barge before it was struck by the 21-foot powerboat struck.
The boat was carrying six people set to stand in an Aug. 10 wedding. Bride-to-be Lindsey Stewart and her fiance's best man, Mark Lennon -- both... » more
Ninety percent of the guns used in crimes in the city come from other states, according to stats released by the mayor and police commissioner Wednesday.
The report, based ondata from the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, found thatthe number of outside guns used in crimes rose from 1,994 in 2010 to 2,186 in 2011, a 9.6 % increase .
Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who... » more
It was a protest with a simple message.
"Can't survive, can't survive," chanted several hundred workers from McDonald's, Burger King, Wendy's, Taco Bell, Domino's, Papa John's and KFC outlets throughout the city, marching around Union Square on Monday. "Can't survive on $7.25."
Reysha Colon, 21, who was on strike from a Burger King in the Bronx, explained, smiling... » more
O.J. Simpson was granted parole Wednesday on several charges related to his role in the robbery of two sports memorabilia dealers at a Las Vegas hotel, but the former football star will remain in prison at least until 2017 on other charges.
A Pro Football Hall of Fame running back who played for the Buffalo Bills team, Simpson was acquitted in 1995 of two counts of murder in the stabbing and... » more
Would you rather be overweight or debt-free? In America, we care more about our appearances than our finances, according to a recent survey.
Around 72% of Americans would prefer keeping their current debt to gaining 25 pounds and losing their financial burden, a survey conducted by Harris Interactive found. Forty-three percent of participants said weight is more important than the amount of... » more