Brad Pitt drinking a cup of coffee at Forty Four at the Royalton hotel
Jerry Seinfeld seeing Broadway’s “Matilda” with his family on Father’s Day
Joined by two friends, Naomi Watts eating rigatoni at Sotto Sopra in Amagansett
Debra Messing takingher son to see “Pippin” on Broadway ... » more
Verizon Communications Inc is looking to enter Canada's cellular telephone business, potentially fulfilling the government's hopes of having a fourth major wireless company, the Globe and Mail reported on Monday.
Verizon could look at taking over a smaller player in Canada, such as Wind Mobile, and participating in a new wireless spectrum auction, the newspaper reported citing two industry... » more
Several weeks ago, the Washington Post and the Guardian ran stories about the NSA, revealing the agency’s forays into "big data" and its attempts to acquire ever-larger quantities of that data off of corporate servers.
The big revelation was PRISM, a partnership with American tech companies - alleged to include Google (NASDAQ:GOOG), Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), Yahoo! (NASDAQ:YHOO),... » more
What's not to like about Chinatown these days?
You can find incredibly fresh fish, sample noodles and dumplings to die for, duck into an Asian art gallery, and along the way snag yourself a "Burberry" scarf for $10 or a "Louis Vuitton" handbag for $20.
There's just one little problem.
Most likely the handbag or scarf are part of an illegal counterfeiting trade... » more
Nearly 1,000 more Apple products have been stolen from New Yorkers so far this year over the same period in 2012, according to NYPD crime data obtained by amNewYork.
A total of 11,610 Apple products -- including iPhones, iPads and iPods -- have been stolen as of June 9, compared to 10,670 during the same period in 2012, about an 8.8% uptick, according to the data. A total of 15,973 Apple products... » more
The wait ends Tuesday night for fans who have clamored for the Mets to call upon Zack Wheeler. While it’s too early to know how well he will perform in the big leagues, optimistic fans are hoping Wheeler joins Tom Seaver, Jon Matlack and Dwight Gooden as the fourth Mets pitcher to win the NL Rookie of the Year Award. In the spirit of the occasion, here’s a look back at the debuts of all three of... » more
Citi Bike riders have been getting mileage out of the bike share program, lodging more than 250,000 trips since its Memorial Day launch, Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan announced Sunday.
Currently, 40,000 annual Citi Bike members have signed up since Memorial Day, with 32,000 daily and weekly memberships sold since the program went public on June 2.
"Barely three weeks... » more
The launch into adulthood is even more difficult for college grads nowadays than it was for their elders, as facing the job market can be scarier than those impending student loan payments.
The national unemployment level was at 7.6% in May, according to the federal Labor Department.
While that is a slight improvement from the year before, it still isn’t good. There is a large pool of... » more
?uestlove book talk In his new memoir, Ahmir “?uestlove” Thompson intertwines his own story — from growing up in West Philly as the son of a 1950s doo-wop singer to co-creating the storied hip-hop group The Roots in high school — with that of the rest of the music world. In “Mo’ Meta Blues,” ?uestlove shares his thoughts on the state of hip-hop and music in general, and details his run-ins with... » more
Summer brings out the best of New York’s FREE outdoor film festivals across the city. Whether you’re walking through Bryant Park or tanning on a beach at Coney Island, there is sure to be a projection screen near you. These are some of the festivals:
INTREPID SUMMER MOVIES SERIES Brave the water to see the “Jaws,” as well as other big-screen favorites. Can’t miss: “Jaws” If you go: Intrepid... » more