Fewer people are being injured in traffic accidents, but some in the city are making dangerous streets a No. 1 target.
A coalition organized by Transportation Alternatives marched along Queens Boulevard Saturday to bring attention to a string of recent deaths along the street, a day after Elmhurst Hospital held a summit to look at ways to help bring down traffic accidents and fatalities.
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Cops are seeking help in locating a man who gained entry to the apartment of an Ozone Park woman, held a pocket knife to her neck and forced her to disrobe and cut her left wrist and right ring finger as the two grappled for the weapon about 10 a.m. Friday.
The woman wrestled the knife away from her attacker, only to have him brandish another pocket knife, which the would-be rapist used to... » more
Jason Wu: Dec. 15, 1-6 p.m.; Dec. 16-17, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. 225 Fifth Ave., btwn 26th and 27th sts. The designer is hosting his first-ever sample sale, with prices on clothing, handbags and shoes deeply slashed.
Ramy Brook: Dec. 16-17, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 231 W. 39th St. (Suite 720), btwn Seventh and Eighth aves. Womenswear is deeply discounted. Tops, pants, rompers and shirts are all $50, while dresses... » more
Two of the most exciting careers out there are rock star and tech entrepreneur -- and Matt Sandy has been lucky enough to have had both.
He started out in the music industry in the '90s, performing and producing albums with his indie rock group The Matt Sandy Band. He graduated from Columbia Business School in 2004 and left the band around 2006 to pursue a new career as a gadget guy. He is... » more
The NYPD said it's looking into a possible post-SantaCon melee involving six brawlers on the streets of Manhattan.
A YouTube video of the Santas fighting, at what appears to be Third Avenue and 16th Street in Gramercy, went viral Sunday, a day after the controversial event. Throughout the 1:20 clip dubbed "Santapocolypse NYC 2013" several bystanders and people inside nearby shops... » more
The Mega Millions jackpot, now at $550 million, has kindled "what if" dreams in even the staunchest of non-believers.
"I don't even know how to play!" protested Bob Shami, 46, as he handed money to a midtown convenience clerk , permitting a machine to "quick pick" his numbers. But on Saturday, Shami, a media content distributor who lives in Midtown, found a crisp... » more
John Mayer had resorted to Botox.
In a recent interview with "Elvis Duran in the Morning" on Z100, the seven-time Grammy award winner described how the chemical most commonly associated with plastic surgery was in fact, the unusual therapy method that helped finally heal his damaged vocal chords.
"What I had was basically a blister, but in the worse place you could get... » more
It’s a mere nine days before Christmas (and 11 days after Hanukkah), so if you’re still looking for a gift for that special someone in your life, one of the easiest (and safest) solutions is to dig into the world of entertainment. amNewYork is here to help you pick out the perfect movie, TV series, book, CD or game to round out your holiday shopping.
'Draw Something Party Board Game'
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Ready or not, santas are coming to town.
Amid uproar from some officials, the annual SantaCon celebration is set for Saturday at a location somewhere in the five boroughs.
It's expected to draw thousands of New Yorkers decked out in their original variations of the iconic red suit.
Some elected officials said that past SantaCons turned into out of control parties on the streets,... » more
The city is smitten with Citi Bike, according to new data from the Department of Transportation.
Citi Bike rentals made up about a third of all bicycle traffic in service areas on an average day in August, accounting for about 33,000 trips daily, according to data released Thursday from the DOT.
Overall, New Yorkers and vistors made about 113,000 bike trips daily in August in Citi Bike... » more