The at-odds threesome that is Lady Gaga and two borough presidents heated up Thursday when Gaga thanked Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer on Twitter.
Staten Island Borough President James Molinaro called the singer a "slut" earlier this week. Citing her global positive influence, Stringer defended the native New Yorker, whose most recent personal cause is positive body image... » more
The waterfront neighborhood of St. George on Staten Island will become more than just a turnaround point for tourists when a giant Ferris wheel is erected just steps away from the ferry terminal, giving riders the tallest such ride in the sky.
When completed, it will be larger than the Singapore Flyer and the London Eye. "It is a phenomenal opportunity for Staten Island," said Michael... » more
The New York Film Festival kicks off its 50th annual edition Friday night, showcasing top-of-the-line premieres, important talent and movies drawn from across the globe.
The 2012 fest, which runs through Oct 14, is set to add to the NYFF's impressive half-century legacy.
Beginning Friday night's world premiere of Ang Lee's heavily anticipated "Life of Pi," the event offers... » more
Here are the Week 4 players who you should consider starting and sitting, but remember that your lineup is ultimately dependent on who is on your team.
START Peyton Manning (QB, Broncos) - If he managed to put up decent numbers against the Texans, just imagine what he can do against the third and fourth string CBs of the Raiders.
Vincent Jackson (WR, Bucs) - Expect him to bounce back... » more
Hundreds of protesters rallied outside City Hall Thursday, urging the city to put an end to the NYPD's "stop and frisk" tactic.
The protesters, which included rapper Talib Kweli, pushed the City Council to pass a set of bills that would reform the police practice and make it more fair.
Civil rights groups have criticized the tactic not only because it has been performed on tens of thousands... » more
Any Giants fans out there having trouble getting hyped up for the annual visit to Philadelphia? Didn't think so.
The excitement should be especially strong as Big Blue, coming off a 36-7 victory at Carolina last Thursday, could have first place to itself with a win over the Eagles. Here's a closer look at the game. (NBC, 8:20 p.m.)
Pick on Vick Eagles signalcaller Michael Vick has thrown... » more
After three weeks, the Jets find themselves at the top of the AFC East. But with a tough two-game stretch on the schedule starting Sunday, it's too early to say if this team is for real. Up first, the 49ers come to town Sunday for an afternoon game at MetLife Stadium. Here's three keys to the matchup of 2-1 teams. (FOX, 1 p.m.)
Deserted island No more "Will he or won't he" when it... » more
More "Project Runway" faves are heading back to the catwalk.
Lifetime is premiering the second season of "Project Runway All Stars" Oct. 25, pitting 13 former contestants against each other.
On Thursday, the network announced the designer lineup: Wendy Pepper (Season 1), Andrae Gonzalo (Season 2), Kayne Gillaspie (Season 3), Uli Herzner (Season 3), Suede Baum (Season... » more
Sarah Silverman was spied getting cozy with a mystery guy in NYC earlier this week.
The comedienne and her guy were hanging out at Carmine's in Times Square, "wrapping their arms around one another as they gazed up at the giant mounted menu board, deciding what to order," a witness said.
Trying to go incognito in baseball caps, they settled on angel hair and Caesar salad.... » more
We're on week three of the Apple iPhone 5 saga as the most-anticipated smartphone in history finally hit store shelves over the weekend.
On Monday, Apple reported that it sold 5 million iPhone 5 units in its first three days on sale, easily exceeding the 4 milion+ iPhone 4S units sold on its opening weekend last year.
However, that 5-milion unit number was below Wall Street's forecasts,... » more