Lamar Odom is finally speaking out following what he calls a “dark time” in his life. The NBA baller — who reportedly has been battling an addiction to crack, was arrested for DUI late last month and is rumored to be splitting from wife Khloe Kardashian — took to Twitter this week to break his silence.
In his Twitter post, Odom said the Kardashian family has been the “ONLY ones that have been... » more
Jay Z is bringing his fashion sense to Barneys this holiday season.
The hip-hop mogul is collaborating with the swanky department store on a limited-edition holiday collection of pieces co-created by himself and top designers such as Balenciaga, Balmain, Lanvin and Proenza Schouler, Barneys announced Wednesday.
The collection draws its inspiration from New York City — Jay’s hometown... » more
If you were caught up in the Mariano Rivera bobblehead fiasco at Yankee Stadium on Tuesday, the team is giving you a free ticket to any 2014 regular season game.
"Our fans were inconvenienced. It matters little why -- only that they were," Yankees Chief Operating Officer Lonn Trost said.
The dolls were promised to the first 18,000 people who showed up at Tuesday's game, but after the... » more
When working in an office, one can nary go a week without hearing the mating call of theiPhone user: "Hey, does anyone have a spare iPhone charger? Uh, no, the other one. The smaller one."
Because of its stubborn refusal to switch to the more universal micro-USB format - the likes of which are standard on Android, Windows, and BlackBerry devices – Apple continues to make the lives... » more
Cue a crisis management team. The New York State Legislature needs one.
The usual ooze of wrongdoing and cronyism flowing around Albany lawmakers is now a torrent, but legislative leaders continue to resist demands to disclose their outside business interests or enact strong reforms. It's a foolish strategy likely to lose in both the courts of law and public opinion.
Here's the bad news... » more
Mayor Michael Bloomberg's life story is coming to a bookstore near you.
Publisher Simon & Schuster announced earlier this week that New York Times editorial board member Eleanor Randolph will pen a biography of hizzoner.
The company didn't give details about the release of the book but said it would focus on the 71-year-old's "extraordinary career and legacy," from emerging businessman... » more
The cash-strapped U.S. Postal Service plans to raise the cost of mailing a letter in the United States by three pennies to 49 cents in January, the agency announced Wednesday.
The plan to increase the price of stamps and other postal services is expected to raise $2 billion annually and is subject to special approval from the Postal Regulatory Commission, it said. Prices also will go up for... » more
Twitter, which is preparing for its initial public offering, said on Wednesday it will help users receive special alerts from government agencies and aid agencies during emergencies.
Users who sign up will receive smartphone notifications via the Twitter app as well as SMS text messages - assuming they agree to handover their cell phone numbers - from any of several dozen agencies who have... » more
It looks like New Yorkers can drink to their health.
Big Apple residents are taking better care of themselves by cutting down on smoking, junk food and drinking, while exercising more, according to a report released Wednesday by the city's health department.
Not only is life expectancy at a record high, with the average New Yorker living to 80.9 years, it's a three-year increase from... » more
Did your boss friend you on Facebook? That could someday be illegal in New York.
The City Council Wednesday held a hearing on an online privacy bill that would bar potential employers from demanding passwords and access to your Facebook account and other personal online spaces.
"I was deeply concerned to learn that employers were demanding access to private social media accounts... » more