Buying a gift for the woman in your life this holiday season?
Then stop here, read on . . . and get shopping!
Joe Fresh pajamas (above) Your lady will definitely retire some of her worn-out tees and flannels once she slips into a pair of these silk PJs. $69/set; at Joe Fresh, 510 Fifth Ave., 212-764-1730
Anthropologie bone-and-mother of pearl jewelry box A beautiful place...Read more »
There's a battle brewing between Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries over her massive engagement ring.
In the latest bout of messy-divorce news, Humphries reportedly wants back the whopping 20.5-carat diamond engagement ring he gave the reality star when he popped the question - but apparently, she's refusing to return it to him, according to RadarOnline.com.
"Kris is adamant that...Read more »
The city and state announced plans Thursday to give Sandy victims more financial relief.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg said homeowners that had storm-related property damage may apply for an interest-free extension on their property taxes. The city also plans to reimburse those homeowners to reflect the building's change of value in their tax rate.
"We want to do all that we can to ease their...Read more »
Fast food workers throughout the city walked off from flipping burgers Thursday to protest their pay.
Dozens of employees from chains such as McDonald's and Burger King say they can't live off their daily wages, which for some are as little as $7.25 an hour.
The protesters, who rallied at Times Square, Penn Station and in downtown Brooklyn, said they want to unionize because supervisors...Read more »
Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn has reached a settlement in the civil case filed against him by the midtown hotel maid who said he sexually assaulted her, according to published reports.
Strauss-Kahn, 63, and hotel maid Nafissatou Diallo reached the agreement in principle and are set to go in front of a judge next week to finalize it, reports said. The settlement's details were unknown...Read more »
Mitt Romney fell short in his White House bid, but he got a consolation prize of sorts on Thursday as President Barack Obama had him over for lunch.
The two men sat down for a meal in a West Wing dining room and there were efforts to keep the visit low key. Romney was brought in through a heavily guarded side entryway and officials said only the two men would be present for the lunch.
The...Read more »
Watch country superstar Carrie Underwood belt out hits like "Good Girl" and "See You Again" from her "Blown Away" album. (Fri., $51-$61, 7:30 p.m., Nassau Coliseum; Sat., $46-$66, 7:30 p.m., Prudential Center)
Get your dose of culture at the Margaret Mead Film Festival. More than 25 films focusing on the theme "Whose Story Is It?" are being screened,...Read more »
Wal-Mart is the biggest retailer on the planet.
But you know what? Judging by revenues, one day Amazon's going to be even bigger.
Right now, the gap's pretty large. As it stands now, Wal-Mart is about nine times the size of Amazon.
However, look at what happened on the all-important post-Thanksgiving shopping extravaganza that includes Black Friday.
According to ShopperTrak,...Read more »
The now-famous picture of NYPD Officer Lawrence DePrimo kneeling before a shoeless homeless man while giving him a pair of all-weather boots he bought for him drew 367,000 "likes" and 108,000 shares on the NYPD's Facebook account by Thursday afternoon.
Homeless people also acclaim DePrimo's compassion, but hope that his behavior -- not just his photo -- goes viral.
"That...Read more »
Insurance companies will now have to move quicker on Superstorm Sandy claims in the state, the governor said Thursday.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Thursday new regulations for insurance companies that reduces the minimum amount of days to get a claims adjuster visit from 15 days to six.
He also launched an online report card that grades the various insurance companies' performance by...Read more »