Dylan Lauren is one sweet fashionista.
The owner of Dylan's Candy Bar -- and daughter of designer Ralph Lauren -- is launching on Thursday a collection of 14 bags for luggage and handbag fave LeSportsac.
The Dylan's Candy Bar for LeSportsac bags retail for $18 to $188, and are available at LeSportsac stores and Dylan's in NYC (1011 Third Ave., 646-735-0078).
In an exclusive interview... » more
Angelina Jolie, who will next be seen on the big screen in the film "Maleficent," is Hollywood's highest paid actress with estimated earnings of $33 million in the last year, according to Forbes.
She easily surpassed this year's Best Actress Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrence, who came in second with $26 million, and pushed Kristen Stewart of the "Twilight" series, who topped... » more
UPDATED 4:15 P.M.: Two trains collided head-on in Switzerland on Monday evening, injuring about 35 people, five seriously, police said.
The driver of one of the trains was still unaccounted for and thought to be inside the wreckage, at Granges-près-Marnand in the canton of Vaud, police spokesman Jean-Christophe Sauterel said.
"These are regional trains. The speeds are a little lower... » more
Amazon.com Inc unveiled a new hiring spree on Monday ahead of a visit by President Barack Obama to one of the Internet retailer's giant distribution warehouses this week.
Amazon said it is looking to fill more than 5,000 new full-time jobs at 17 of its fulfillment centers across the United States. That's roughly a 25 percent increase in full-time fulfillment center staff, which currently number... » more
D-Day for A-Rod Alex Rodriguez must inform Major League Baseball officials by Monday whether he will accept a settlement in the Biogenesis Clinic scandal, according to multiple reports. A-Rod, who allegedly purchased performance-enhancing drugs from the Florida facility, reportedly has been given the option of accepting a suspension through the end of the 2014 season or having baseball officials... » more
Whenever there's a heat wave in the city like we had earlier this month, people try to cool down by opening fire hydrants. Someone comes down with a giant wrench, opens the cap, and the neighborhood youth frolic around the high-pressure blast exploding from the sidewalk.
It happens everywhere but is particularly popular in neighborhoods that lack play spaces for children. You can see it every... » more
Can anything take the edge off our rush-hour miseries and speed us along with less agita and more efficiency? We desperately need relief. Subway cars are sardine cans on wheels. Streets in every borough are packed with horn-honking drivers. Even the sidewalks of Manhattan bristle with tension as fast-walkers brush by amblers and texters.
One solution is a strong expansion of Select Bus Service,... » more
Officials recovered a second body from the Hudson River after a boat carrying a wedding party crashed into a barge Friday night near the Tappan Zee Bridge, according to published reports.
A body thought to be that of Mark Lennon, 30, the wedding's best man, was found by a person riding a water scooter in Piermont, about a mile from where the body of Lindsey Stewart -- who was set to marry... » more
The Jets don’t know who their starting quarterback will be come Week 1, but head coach Rex Ryan said yesterday that when the time comes to make a decision, he’s comfortable giving a say to new general manager John Idzik.
“Ever since I’ve been here, this is my fifth year here, not one decision has ever been made by one man,” Ryan told reporters at the team’s training camp facility at SUNY Cortland.... » more
The conductor operating a train that crashed in northwestern Spain last week was reportedly charged Sunday with 79 counts of homicide by professional recklessness.
In addition, Francisco Jose Garzon, 52, was also hit with charges for the injuries passengers sustained after the train derailed in the Galicia region on Thursday, according to CNN.
There were 247 people on the train.... » more