Jason Statham can kick your butt.
He knows that, we know it, and lots of movies over the course of the past decade-plus have proven it to be true.
The new flick "Homefront," starring Statham and scripted by Sylvester Stallone, has plenty of butt-kicking, to be sure.
But "in Sly's words, this is particularly a drama, with high moments of suspense and high moments... » more
Airplane food is a joke, but five restaurants in New York City airports made The Daily Meal's list of the 35 best airport restaurants in the world.
In The Daily Meal's ranking, Kennedy Airport had three restaurants land on the list: chef and Food Network star Marcus Samuelsson's Uptown Brasserie at No. 7, Piquillo at No. 13 and Danny Meyer's Shake Shack burger chain at No. 24. LaGuardia pizzerias... » more
Christmas in New York is magical.
In addition to the usual festive lights and general holiday cheer, the city's many cultures celebrate in their own ways.
My dad's family, for example, is from Puerto Rico and we drink coquito (rum-infused eggnog) and eat pasteles (our version of tamales). My mom's family, and my husband's, celebrate the holiday in part by eating Chinese food on Dec.... » more
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie stirred up a fuss last week when he urged New Yorkers to move across the river because our taxes are headed upward.
The governor's "latest political stunt" doesn't deserve a serious response, groused an aide to Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio, who campaigned on a pledge to raise city income taxes on earners making $500,000-plus a year.
Actually, New... » more
Cops are searching for two muggers in Flushing who robbed three people at gunpoint Sunday.
The duo targeted their first victim, a 22-year-old man, at 12:25 a.m. near 58th Road and 138th Street. The victim told police he was put in a chokehold as one of the muggers displayed a firearm and took a Samsung Galaxy phone and wallet. Then, at 12:45, the muggers stuck up a 31-year-old man and a 38-year-old... » more
Michael Jackson's doctor says the King of Pop's addiction to drugs is what killed him, not any wrongdoing of his own.
Conrad Murray, convicted of involuntary manslaughter in the 2009 death of the pop star and recently released from prison, gave a wide-ranging interview to Mail Online, saying Jackson was hooked on drugs and injected himself with a lethal dose of the sedative propofol.
"I... » more
Happy 42nd, Michael Strahan!
The "Live!" host celebrated his birthday at STK Meatpacking on Saturday night, along with fiancée Nicole Murphy and pals such as "Live!" co-host Kelly Ripa and Ripa's hubby Mark Consuelos.
Strahan sipped Don Julio 1942, and the group chowed down on appetizers, a witness said.... » more
For a time in the early '80s, Rick Springfield was inescapable.
He had multiple Top 10 singles, including the No. 1 hit "Jessie's Girl," starred on the soap opera "General Hospital" and the 1984 film "Hard to Hold."
Springfield took much of the late '80 and early '90s off to raise a family and battle depression. While he has been touring again for more than... » more
While it was a marvelous idea to pair up Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen as the quintessential tramps Vladimir and Estragon in "Waiting for Godot," this revival of Beckett's existentialist classic is weighed down by Sean Mathias' problematic direction and the decision to perform it in repertory with Harold Pinter's 1975 drama "No Man's Land."
McKellen makes a strong impression... » more
It’s that time of year again to take stock of all the awesome offerings in our beloved New York City. From the best new restaurants, stores and bars, to the tried-and-true spots that are always among the “best of” in our book, here are this year’s picks in shopping, chosen by us, for you.
Place to be a temporary design maven: Rent the Runway
If you're the type of woman who never... » more