The Rangers enter the 2013-14 campaign with a new coach and virtually the same group of players from last season's sixth-place conference finish. Alain Vigneault replaces the volatile John Tortorella and will have to implement a new style of play, while always answering for the ever-high expectations that come with coaching in New York. Here are three keys to the Rangers' season, which begins Thursday... » more
The director of an eagerly awaited CNN Films documentary about Hillary Clinton has scotched the project because neither the Secretary of State nor anyone close to her would cooperate with him, he said.
"Nobody, and I mean nobody, was interested in helping me make this film," director Charles Ferguson wrote in Huffpo yesterday, citing pressure from former Clinton assistant Philippe... » more
Good news for New Yorkers who can't stand to be disconnected -- there's more free Wi-Fi on the way.
Neighborhoods that have seen booms in tech-related jobs such as Downtown Brooklyn will be part of a pilot program to encourage developers and communities to enhance their broadband capabilities, according to Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
"Our work is to ensure more New Yorkers have the... » more
Tuesday is the Democratic runoff for public advocate. Can you feel the excitement? Who will win? Who is running?
By a show of hands, how many of you plan to vote? Anyone? Bueller?
Only 20 percent of enrolled Democrats and Republicans bothered to vote in the mayoral primaries last month. Today's yawn of an election figures to attract a tiny fraction of that already small... » more
The Central Division clearly was the cream of the National League crop throughout the regular season, so it's no surprise that the NL wild-card game is between division rivals Cincinnati and Pittsburgh.
Whichever team wins Tuesday night's postseason game, the first hosted by the Pirates since George Bush -- the elder one -- sat in the Oval Office, will advance to face the Central's top birds,... » more
Shrugs and finger-pointing aren't enough. The region's 65,000 daily round-trippers into Grand Central Terminal on Metro-North's New Haven line deserve solid answers about its disruption. So do 10,000 Amtrak Acela riders between Boston and Penn Station.
Here's what we know:
A 138,000-volt Con Edison cable that feeds electricity to Metro-North's overhead power lines failed near Mount Vernon... » more
By now, everyone knows that James Franco is great at keeping busy. Whether it’s starring in a soap opera, directing a documentary about BDSM, amassing graduate degrees or getting roasted on Comedy Central, everyone’s favorite multihyphenate has indulged in some truly offbeat endeavors. When it comes to his bread-and-butter pursuit, movies, this fall offers a great chance to experience Franco at... » more
Get ready to shop for a cause. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and some of our favorite designers and brands have created special items that benefit charities that support breast cancer research, treatment and awareness.... » more
French rock band Phoenix is one of those groups that seemed like an overnight sensation, even though it had been steadily building a fan base for years.
The group released its first album in 2000, but it wasn't until 2009 that it truly took off, with the inescapable singles "1901" and "Lisztomania." It took the band four years to release a follow-up, "Bankrupt!"... » more
Kelly Killoren Bensimon -- model, fashionista and author of the book "I Can Make You Hot! The Supermodel Diet" -- dishes out fall style advice to amNewYork's readers.
How can I transition some of my favorite summer pieces into fall?
A jean skirt is great way to ease into fall and look chic. I love Calvin Rucker's this season-- the high slit speaks to everyone and is an attention-getter,... » more