Backstreet Boys Concert Backstreet's back, all right! Relive the nostalgia of your high school days as the Backstreet Boys take the stage in Central Park Friday morning to close out this year's "Good Morning America" Summer Concert Series. Just be prepared to squeal and shriek like a teenager - unless, of course, you are a teenager, in which case you're probably already prepared. (Friday,... » more
Home hunters looking to live on their own in Brooklyn may need a bigger wallet.
A report released Thursday by the real estate firm MNS found that the average rent for a studio in the borough was $1,956 in July.
Not only did rent increase 6.7% from the June average of $1,832, but it also represented a 14.9% jump in Brooklyn studio pricing from the same point last year, according to the... » more
What's in the air for fall? A whole lot of sandalwood-inflected scents, judging from autumn's new fragrance releases. But the fragrance mavens have also taken those who like floral and fruitier colognes into account with some girly-girl offerings reminiscent of gardens.
Bond No. 9 Manhattan Nights Eau de Parfum You know what a Manhattan night is like: Expensive, unpredictable and always morphing... » more
There's more trouble brewing for Lindsay Lohan.
A day after avoiding jewelry-theft charges, the starlet is now being banned from the famed Chateau Marmont hotel on the Sunset Strip.
According to TMZ.com, Lohan, 26, owes the hotel $46,350.04 after staying there for 47 days this summer.
But friends of Lohan's told the site the actress thought the producers of her recently filmed... » more
The SoHo club where Drake's crew and Chris Brown's entourage threw bottles and fists says it isn't to blame for an NBA star getting injured.
Attorneys for W.i.P. said the San Antonio Spurs' Tony Parker had no grounds to file his $20-million lawsuit against the club after his cornea was scratched in the June 14 fight because it isn't the club's job to know which of its patrons have beefs.
"Plaintiff... » more
The U.S. Open referee accused of killing her husband pleaded not guilty Wednesday and had some help from her daughters to make her case.
Lois Goodman, 70,was held on $500,000 bail following the hearing, the Los Angeles district attorney's office said. Goodman, who was arrested in Manhattan last week while she was preparing to officiate the tennis tournament,was indicted for the murder of Alan... » more
Prosecutors charged a 26-year-old Queens man Wednesday for a string of synagogue robberies over the summer.
Roman Iskhakov, of Kew Gardens, allegedly stole several items, including torahs, a silver plate and a charity box containing $200 from three houses of worshipfrom June 18 to Aug. 16, the Queens district attorney said.
Iskhakov, who the authorities said was not a member of the places... » more
State Sen. Shirley Huntley's political rival called for her resignation Tuesday.
City Councilman James Sanders said Huntley's arrest on conspiracy and fraud charges Monday brought shame to southeast Queens and effectively undermined her leadership.
The state attorney general accused Huntley and several of her associates of taking nearly $30,000 in taxpayer money that was supposed to... » more
The victim of the Empire State Building shooting will be eulogized Wednesday.
Funeral services for Steven Ercolino are set to begin at 11 a.m. at Our Lady of Sorrows Church in White Plains, and a funeral mass will follow at Ferncliff Cemetery in Hartsdale.
"It's always difficult when you don't know the person," said Rev. Philip Quealy, who is with Our Lady of Sorrows and will... » more
The death of a Columbia University freshman who fell Monday night from a 14th-floor dormitory window is being investigated as an apparent suicide, officials said.
Martha Corey-Ochoa, 18, who just moved to her dorm, died in a fall from John Jay Hall at 114th Street and Amsterdam Avenue, a school official said.
The college's dean of student affairs, Kevin G. Shollenberger, informed the... » more