Leonardo DiCaprio eating dinner at Porter House New York
Katie Couric and fiance John Molner dining at the Arlington Club on the Upper East Side
Zachary Quinto at the Redeye Grill, celebrating the opening of "The Glass Menagerie," which he stars in on Broadway... » more
Here are players worth starting/sitting as we enter Week 4.
-- Darren McFadden (RB, Raiders) The Raiders aren’t as bad as everyone thought they’d be. McFadden should be able to gash the pathetic Redskins defense.
-- Tony Romo (QB, Cowboys) The Cowboys seem to be hitting their stride leading into a matchup against the worst pass defense in the league (Chargers).
-- Julius... » more
Let me get this straight: Even with Robinson Cano posting his usual MVP-caliber numbers, the Yankees failed to reach the postseason. And he wants the largest contract in baseball history? Ca-no thank you.
Time and again, elite ballplayers are proving it’s a bad idea to give lucrative, super-long-term contracts to players over the age of 30. Alex Rodriguez in 2008 and Albert Pujols in 2011... » more
Fashion darling/art world darling ... Well, actually artist Ashley Longshore is both.
For Chloe’s 60th anniversary party last year, Chloe commissioned a few big artists to create a painting celebrating Chloe at Art Basel. Ashley, of course, was in the mix because of her sensationalistic and larger than life images, which are glitter-filled and charmingly sarcastic.
Longshore is bold... » more
‘After Midnight’ Although “After Midnight,” the new revue celebrating Duke Ellington and Harlem’s Cotton Club, does not start previews on Broadway until next month, the cast gave a sneak preview to President Barack Obama on Monday as part of a reception at the United Nations, as first reported by Playbill.com.
Harris to direct magic show before ‘Hedwig’ Before Neil Patrick Harris heads back... » more
The Glass Menagerie 2.5 stars
Must every high-profile revival of Tennessee Williams’ 1944 breakout drama “The Glass Menagerie” be marred by an obtrusive and frustrating directorial concept or design scheme?
True, John Tiffany’s graceful production is a vast improvement over the 2005 Broadway production and the 2010 Off-Broadway staging.
But the excellent four-member cast —Cherry... » more
“Saturday Night Live” enters its 39th season this weekend — with the premiere hosted by the incomparable Tina Fey — and the show will welcome six brand-new cast members to its late-night family.
The newbies come from a range of comedic backgrounds, including stand-up, writing, improv, theater and online comedy, and will all make their debuts on Saturday.
Here are the new faces you’ll... » more
New York is once again the center of the cinematic world starting Friday night, as the lights go down, the curtains peel back and the 51st edition of the New York Film Festival unspools at Lincoln Center.
Kicking off with the world premiere of “Captain Phillips,” starring Tom Hanks, and featuring first-ever showings of Ben Stiller’s “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” and “Her” with Joaquin... » more
Feather boas, glitzy tassels and scantily clad women take center stage for the New York Burlesque Festival, making waves at various spots in Manhattan and Brooklyn. (Through Sun., $10 and up, thenewyorkburlesquefestival.com)
The annual DUMBO Arts Festival transforms the Brooklyn neighborhood into a veritable playground of arts, music and performance. (Fri.-Sun., FREE, dumboartsfestival.com)
Megastars... » more
If you've noticed fewer people coughing in the streets, you're not alone.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg and the city's health department revealed Thursday that the Big Apple's air quality is at its cleanest levels in more than 50 years. Levels of sulfur dioxide, which can cause asthma, have dropped by 69% since 2007, and soot pollution has dropped by 23% during the same time, according to the mayor.... » more