As federal agencies consider loosing the rules for electronic devices in the sky, a survey of New York-area residents showed they do not want fellow passengers gabbing on their cellphones.
More than half of the 256 metropolitan-area residents surveyed by Global Gateway Alliance, a New York-focused airport advocacy group, oppose cellphone calls during fligh, while 27.7% are indifferent and...Read more »
It's official: The Kardashians are having a baby line.
Sisters Kim, Kourtney and Khloé announced yesterday they will launch a collection for baby girls up to 24 months, exclusively at Babies"R"Us.
The line, called Kardashian Kids, will feature basics such as onesies and caps, as well as two-piece sets, jackets and dresses, with butterflies, stars and animal prints prevalent. The items...Read more »
An ailing Justin Timberlake had to postpone his concert at Madison Square Garden less than three hours before he was supposed to take the stage last night.
Timberlake, who rescheduled the show for Friday, apologized on Twitter.
"There is never an easy way to do this... Unfortunately, I have to postpone tonight's show to Friday," Timberlake tweeted. "I am truly sorry to everyone that...Read more »
In recent years, Bedford-Stuyvesant, the sprawling, historic brownstone neighborhood in northern central Brooklyn, has become a sought-after area for real estate.
Residents there say it should be no surprise that it is once again blossoming to be what it was before its downfall in the 1980s. They say its housing stock -- mainly filled with 19th century brownstones and row houses (some...Read more »
An investment banker filed suit over his depiction in the Martin Scorsese film, "Wolf of Wall Street."
Andrew Greene, a former executive at Stratton Oakmont, the now-defunct Long Island brokerage firm, is suing Paramount Pictures and Scorsese for $25 million in a defamation suit.
The firm known for its illegal pump and dump schemes, along with its founder Jordan Belfort, are the subject...Read more »
Darkness & Light: Contemporary Nordic Photography
The relationship between darkness and light can be witnessed in the works of many photographers. In this new exhibit at Scandinavia House, 10 photogs from Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden showcase their take on this relationship through more than 30 recent works that range in subject matter from an imaginary journey to...Read more »
Imagine that there is something wrong with your television that causes it to switch channels every minute. That, in a nutshell, is "Love and Information," Caryl Churchill's fast-paced, kaleidoscopic and absolutely infuriating new work.
Not only is it an absolutely pointless, puzzling and pretentious bore, it runs two hours long without an intermission, making the play that much more painful.
Churchill,...Read more »
The Oscars this year are looking divine.
Bette Midler, the two-time Oscar-nominated actress and Grammy Award-winning singer, will perform at the Oscars for the first time during the March 2 telecast, show producers announced yesterday.
The "Divine Miss M," best known for the songs "Wind Beneath My Wings" and "The Rose" as well as her work in the films "Beaches" and "The First Wives Club,"...Read more »
After four seasons, Cee Lo Green is saying "Forget You" to "The Voice."
The singer announced on the "Ellen DeGeneres Show" Wednesday that he'll be leaving his post as a judge on the NBC singing competition.
"I don't want to wear out my welcome there," Green, 39, told DeGeneres.
But, he added, he won't be going very far. "I'm going to continue my relationship with NBC. I have a...Read more »
Huge chunks of ice fell near One World Trade Center on Wednesday, sending pedestrians running for cover in a three-block radius during the morning rush hour as police shut down traffic from Canal Street to the Battery Tunnel in Lower Manhattan.
There were no injuries reported or damage to cars, according to the NYPD. Officials said they were trying to determine where the ice was falling from.
Traffic...Read more »