Diane Keaton having French toast and coffee at Delicatessen in SoHo
Mario Cantone walking along 24th Street between Broadway and Sixth Avenue
LuAnn de Lesseps celebrating her son Noel's 17th birthday over pizza at Cafe Fiorello
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Vermont is the perfect place to take in fall's beauty -- from foliage to pumpkins to mazes and more. (And it's also got the artisanal food and liberal spirit we New Yorkers love.)
Vermont's two interstates are I-89 and I-91, and while you can see the leaves from those, Route 100, which goes through the mountains, is particularly beautiful. There are also plenty of scenic byways where fall... » more
Toronto was selected as the host of the National Basketball Association's 2016 All-Star Game, marking the first time the showcase event will be held outside of the United States, the league said on Monday.
Top players representing the NBA's Eastern and Western Conferences will tip off at the Air Canada Centre, home of the Toronto Raptors, on February 14, capping a weekend that includes the... » more
Macdara Vallely, the writer/director of "Peacefire" and two movie shorts, wrote and directed "Babygirl," a new movie about a plucky, parentified, Nuyorican Bronx teenager Lena (Yainis Ynoa), who is the object of advances by her mother's sketchy boyfriend, Victor (Flaco Navaja).
Vallely, 40, who was raised in Northern Ireland, now lives in the Pelham Parkway section of the... » more
Grumpy after a night battling insomnia, my only desire was to catch a 10-minute catnap on the M86 crosstown bus.
"Welcome to the party bus!" the driver bellowed on the microphone before I even found a seat. "Anyone want to drive?"
As the other passengers roared with laughter, I wondered if I was in a post-Ambien hallucination.
"All seated? Great!... » more
Nick Kenner is the co-founder of the food chain Just Salad, which currently has 10 locations in Manhattan, one in Park Slope and two in Hong Kong. He opened the first location with his middle school best friend at 320 Park Ave. in May of 2005. Before becoming a fresh greens guru, Kenner, 32, was an assistant trader at hedge fund Exis Capital Management until late 2005. He lives on the Upper East... » more
Baseball's immortals often become synonymous with numbers that evoke their greatness as players.
For Joe DiMaggio, it would be 56 -- the number of consecutive games in which he got a hit. For Babe Ruth, it was 714 -- the number of home runs he clouted in his career.
Now that Mariano Rivera has closed his final game -- as well as his career -- his number will forever be 652. That's how... » more
As the deadline of Monday midnight looms for the government to avert a shutdown, compromise seems unlikely.
A back-and-forth battle between the Republican-controlled House and the Democrat-controlled Senate has reached a standstill, as Senate Democrats decided Sunday not to take up a measure approved in the early morning hours by the Republican-controlled House of Representatives that ties... » more
Long gone are the days when the James Farley Post Office on Eighth Avenue was the gatekeeper for processing most of the mail in the U.S.
Now, machinery rumbles far below its floors, constructing train tracks in the $267 million first phase of its transformation into the Daniel Patrick Moynihan Station, a glamorous extension of Penn Station.
Phase 1 is slated for completion in 2016. Meanwhile,... » more
New Yorkers are willfully resigned to a life of noise, particularly while riding through the city's 109-year-old subway system.
But the heavy machinery and train cars that create a daily metal-on-metal cacophony can be harmful to your ears.
"What you're essentially doing is stressing out your ears," said Dr. Chris Herget, an audiologist who practices at New York City Hearing and Balance... » more