Think Manhattan is a hot place to live?
You have no idea.
As many as 1,000 extra weather-generated deaths a year may occur in the borough by the 2080s under the worst case global warming scenario, according to a new joint study by the Columbia University Earth Institute and the Mailman School of Public Health.
"The critical message is that no matter how you feel about global... » more
In the Greenburgh practice facility shared by both the Knicks and Rangers, the players for the Liberty are deep into spring training.
Fan favorites Cappie Pondexter and Leilani Mitchell are engaged in an intense half-court game under the watchful eye of coach and retired Detroit Pistons center Bill Laimbeer.
While the women try out new plays, a group of men practice for a pending scrimmage... » more
Orr Shtuhl’s recently published love letter to mixed drinks, “An Illustrated Guide to Cocktails,” is a beautiful compendium on mixed libations. The history of 50 classic cocktails is told alongside illustrations by Elizabeth Graeber and, of course, the recipes.
“A good cocktail has the intrigue of a drama,” Shtuhl writes.
The Serious Eats columnist and Brooklyn resident told us about... » more
Behind the Candelabra 3 stars
There’s a telling moment in Steven Soderbergh’s “Behind the Candelabra,” where Liberace (Michael Douglas) stands in front of an audience in an enormous fur coat and glittery bullfighter costume. He tells the story of one of his first concerts, when he wore a conventional black tuxedo and practically blended in with the piano, or so he felt. The tale ends with... » more
An NYPD captain who is a commander in the Department's leadership bureau was arraigned Tuesday on an array of domestic violence charges in Brooklyn Criminal Court before being released on his own recognizance.
Daniel Sosnowik, 49, of the Flatlands, Brooklyn, was arrested after his wife complained that Sosnowik pushed her into a doorway, wedged her in between the doorway and the wall,... » more
The string of savage hate crimes in New York City, culminating with the death of Marc Carson in Greenwich Village early Saturday morning, has New York's gay community reassessing its assumption of "safe places."
Gay people come from all over the world to enjoy the non-judgmental embrace of NYC, and nowhere is seen as more accepting than Greenwich Village, a home for the bohemian,... » more
The two giants in online food ordering merged Monday, as GrubHub and Seamless became one massive company that hopes to expand its footprint and become ubiquitous nationwide.
Seamless, which is based in New York, and GrubHub had a combined $875 million in takeout sales last year, resulting in more than $100 million in revenue, and they hope that their pooled resources will allow them reach... » more
Conspiracy theorists have cried foul following the NBA’s annual draft lottery since its inception in 1985, when the Knicks won the right to select Patrick Ewing first overall on 7 to 1 odds.
Last year, the suspicion stemmed from the fact that the NBA temporarily owned the New Orleans Hornets (now Pelicans) during a transition to current franchise owner Tom Benson, and the league wanted to... » more
The city's largest union threw its weight behind Democrat Bill de Blasio's run for mayor Monday.
George Gresham, the president of 1199 SEIU, which represents 200,000 hospital and health care workers, said the city's public advocate had the strongest vision for creating jobs among all of the candidates.
"Bill is not afraid to say that too many New Yorkers are being left behind and ignored... » more
Seth MacFarlane announced Monday on Twitter that he won’t return to the Oscar stage to host next year, following much criticism of his performance at the 85th annual awards ceremony earlier this year.
“Traumatized critics exhale: I’m unable to do the Oscars again. Tried to make it work schedule-wise, but I need sleep,” he wrote.
Despite the fact that ratings were up for the broadcast,... » more