Lindsay Lohan blew off her responsibility to promote her latest film "The Canyons," ditching photo shoots and skipping out on film festivals, according to a Facebook rant from the film's director Paul Schrader.
"I am mystified and disappointed by LL's refusal to support 'The Canyons,'" Schrader wrote Wednesday. "She is a producer of the film, a 25% owner. I hired her... » more
City Comptroller John Liu Wednesday chided New York City Transit for how long repairs to critical escalator and elevator problems take.
The review looked at seven of these "Type A" defects and found that the wait for repairs ranged from less than a day up to 126 days.
"We found that NYCT needs to improve its response time" to fix the most serious defects, Liu... » more
A power outage that snarled service to Connecticut on the Metro-North Rail Road Wednesday will cause commuting headaches for up to three weeks, the MTA and Con Edison said.
A Con Edison feeder cable that powers Metro-North trains on the New Haven line went out shortly before 5:30 a.m. Wednesday. The MTA was forced to switch to diesel trains that are running once an hour in each direction between... » more
"Hip"sters invaded Herald Square Wednesday as 358 people with various levels of awareness to rhythm and coordination pulsated posteriors to set the Guinness World Record for most people twerking simultaneously.
The stunt was a promotion for Fuse TV's reality TV show, "Big Freedia Queen of the Bounce," which debuts 11 p.m. Oct. 2.
"We definitely want the... » more
The NYPD is searching for a "well-dressed man" they say tried to rape a 39-year-old woman inside her TriBeCa apartment building last week.
Police said the middle-aged man wearing a navy blue blazer, white shirt, dark pants and black dress shoes followed the woman into her apartment building around 9:15 p.m. Friday night, then pushed her to the floor and attempted to rape her.
He... » more
Hosting duties for the National Basketball Association's 2015 All-Star Game will be shared between the New York Knicks and Brooklyn Nets, the league said on Wednesday.
The newly renovated Madison Square Garden, home to the Knicks, will host the midseason exhibition on Feb. 15 while the $1 billion Barclays Center, which opened a year ago and is home to the Nets, will showcase the popular slam... » more
The City Council passed a bill Tuesday to ensure better working conditions for pregnant women.
Under the new regulations, pregnant women will be able to request better accommodations without fear of repercussions, said the bill's sponsor, Councilman James Vacca.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg is expected to sign the measure, which passed with 47 yes votes.... » more
You knew it was happening: Here's the proof.
Brooklyn is now home to two of the highest-income neighborhoods in the city, according to a new analysis of census tracts by the Independent Budget Office.
In 2000, nine of the 10 richest tracts -- based on median household income -- were in Manhattan and another was located in the Riverdale/Fieldston section of the Bronx.
But by 2011,... » more
Every year, there are a few players who exceed expectations at the start of the NFL season. This week we’ll break down the biggest breakout performers at each of the core fantasy positions:
Michael Vick (QB, Eagles) Chip Kelly’s offense has unleashed a version of Vick capable of outscoring every other fantasy player in the league. While he brings as much risk as anyone else, Vick’s upside... » more
Arguendo 2.5 stars
Even if it substitutes legal doctrine for storytelling, “Arguendo,” a freewheeling experimental theater piece based on a 1990s Supreme Court case that tackled whether nude dancing is protected under the First Amendment, makes for one hell of a law school class.
Elevator Repair Service, the avant-garde theater company best known for reciting the texts of famous novels,... » more