Celeb sightings: Jon Hamm eating dinner at Boulud Sud, Jessica Biel shopping for bread in Union Square
Jon Hamm and Jennifer Westfeldt having dinner at Boulud Sud
Jessica Biel picking up a quinoa salad, guacamole sandwich and a loaf of fig-and-walnut bread at Breads Bakery in Union Square
Christie Brinkley and daughter Alexa Ray Joel taking in "Kinky Boots" on Broadway, then eating dinner at Orso... » more
Chris Brown didn't ring in his 24th birthday with on-again, off-again girlfriend Rihanna, but he did have another lady close by: ex Karrueche Tran.
Brown celebrated on Friday night at Los Angeles hot spot the Emerson Theatre, partying with a large entourage of pals, a partygoer told us. In addition to friends, our spy said the singer was "surrounded" by beautiful women -- including Tran --... » more
Stop the presses: Lindsay Lohan says she likes ecstasy more than cocaine.
The troubled starlet, who entered rehab on Friday, opened up to Piers Morgan in an interview in the Daily Mail Sunday and revealed she has done cocaine in her early 20s but hasn't touched it since.
"Everyone thinks I've done it so many times. But I've only done it maybe four or five times in my life,"... » more
The N and R lines will be closed on Fourth Avenue in Brooklyn each night this week as part of the MTA's Fast Track repair program.
From 10 p.m. until 5 a.m. on weeknights from Monday night to Friday morning, the Fourth Avenue N and R stations will be closed from 95th to 36th streets. At 36th Street, the N train will be rerouted over the D track to Coney Island-Stillwell Avenue.
There... » more
Some big names in music are proving they're Boston Strong.
Tickets go on sale Monday, May 7 at 10 a.m. for a benefit concert featuring Beantown natives Aerosmith, New Kids on the Block and Boston, plus other acts including James Taylor, Carole King and Jimmy Buffett. The show is scheduled for May 30 at Boston's TD Garden, with tickets ranging from $35 to $285.
The concert, dubbed... » more
Mayor Michael Bloom-berg released his revised budget proposal for the city Thursday, and although it didn't have cuts to major services, critics said he made unnecessary reductions to balance it.
An increase in working New Yorkers helped to pay for the $69.8 billion budget thanks to tax revenues, according to the mayor, but there are many costs that he said are rising faster than inflation.
The... » more
With the Boston Marathon bombing still fresh on the nation's mind, New York's first citywide event is this weekend, as 32,000 bicyclists will ride in the annual Five Boro Bike Tour on Sunday.
Security will be tighter than ever, as the NYPD is reportedly set to increase coverage of the event for both crowds and riders, and certain items permitted in past years - such as large backpacks - are... » more
Just in case you needed a reminder, yesterday's verdicts against two former associates of City Comptroller John Liu are dramatic evidence that New York's tidal wave of public corruption continues to roll.
The prosecution said that Jia Hou, a campaign treasurer in Liu's successful 2009 bid for the comptroller's office, and Xing Wu Pan, a fundraiser in that effort, used straw donors to raise... » more
More than 40 people showed up for the City Council's Health Committee hearing on bills that would raise the minimum age to buy tobacco in the Big Apple to 21 and prevent the open display of cigarettes in stores.
City Health Commissioner Thomas Farley said despite the city's efforts to decrease the number of Gotham smokers, the number of public high school students under 18 smoking has remained... » more
Hours before reportedly pleading no contest to disorderly conduct Thursday, Reese Witherspoon didn't make any excuses for her brush with the law in an
interview on "Good Morning America."
In her first TV appearance since the flap, the actress accepted responsibility for her arrest last month -- which happened after she mouthed off to a cop who arrested her hubby, Jim Toth, for DUI.... » more