The stressful passenger crowding, delays and congestion common at area airports near the holiday season could become the norm, according to two reports released Wednesday.
The reports from the U.S. Travel Association and the Eno Center for Transportation warn that America's aviation system is reaching capacity, particularly in the New York City-area airports, John F. Kennedy, Newark Liberty... » more
As thefts of Apple products rise in New York, the NYPD and the City Council are thinking differently to curb the surge.
During a hearing of the council's Consumer Affairs Committee Monday, the NYPD said there were 16,000 thefts of Apple products last year, accounting for 14% of all crimes in the city in 2012.
To curb the trend, the council is mulling a bill that would mandate that all... » more
Revues of Stephen Sondheim songs generally don't work. Given how carefully integrated his songs are into the shows for which they were originally written, they lose impact in a different context.
Yet "A Bed and a Chair: A New York Love Affair," which marks an unusual collaboration between Sondheim and jazz musician Wynton Marsalis, manages to provide a great deal of vibrant entertainment... » more
US Airways and American Airlines will give low-cost competitors more access to a half dozen key U.S. airports, including New York and Washington, D.C., in exchange for permission to merge and create the world's largest airline.
The agreement announced on Tuesday settles a government lawsuit filed in August that argued that US Airways and AMR Corp, parent of bankrupt American Airlines, should... » more
Airline passengers will soon be able to use electronic devices throughout their entire flight after the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration ended a long-standing ban on Thursday.
Mobile phone calls remain barred under Federal Communications Commission rules. But fliers will be free to keep smartphones, tablets and e-readers running in "airplane" mode.
Delta Air Lines and JetBlue... » more
Bald may be beautiful, but researchers at Columbia University Medical Center say they are developing a new hair restoration procedure for men and women.
Unlike current methods that move hair from one part of the body to the head, this procedure uses a patient’s own cells to re-create hair growth, according to the report released by the scientists in the Proceedings of the National Academy... » more
Populaire 3 stars Directed by Régis Roinsard Starring Roman Duris, Déborah François Rated R Playing at Lincoln Plaza, Village East In French with English subtitles
“Populaire” is a sunny French comedy that’s more or less indistinguishable from a ’50s studio picture. With punchy dialogue livening up a classical battle-of-the-sexes romantic blueprint and poodle skirts and bouffant hairstyles... » more