| May 13, 2011
| 4:30 PM
NEW YORK, NY (PIX 11) — Two men suspected of plotting what would have been the first terror attack in New York City since Osama bin Laden's death were arrested late Wednesday, officials announced.
The suspects were identified as 20-year-old...
| May 13, 2011
| 6:19 PM
"This is messing everything up for us. People look at us, and they’re afraid," said 28-year-old Ali Popel--a Muslim who was born in Afghanistan. Popel stood on 143rd Street today in Whitestone Friday, talking about the arrest of his neighbor, 26-...
| May 24, 2011
Three top drivers from the Indy Racing League stopped by the Empire State Bldg to flip the switch and light the landbark in Indy colors to mark the 100th anniversary of the Indy 500.
PIX11's Jill Nicolini caught up with Helio Castroneves, Dario...
| May 30, 2011
| 6:47 PM
It's Fleet Week in New York and while some people are excited to meet the sailors who are out on the town, others are hitting Craigslist with more x-rated intentions -- and some of those people are the sailors themselves.
Just one click on the 'casual...
| Jun 9, 2011
| 11:46 AM
To Kenny Callaghan, barbecue is like religion.
"If you're Roman Catholic, you don't go to a synagogue," said Callaghan, the executive chef and barbecue czar at New York's Blue Smoke restaurant. "If you're from North Carolina, you don't understand what...
| Dec 5, 2010
Staying at a plush new hotel is possibly the last thing most Americans are thinking about this holiday season. Dreaming about, maybe, because who can afford it?
So here's a morsel of consolation: Although the economy in much of the country continues to...
| Dec 1, 2010
The musical legacy of late Quiet Riot and Ozzy Osbourne guitarist Randy Rhoads is the focus of a celebration this weekend at D'Argenzio Winery.
Proprietor Kathy Rhoads D'Argenzio will honor what would have been the musician's 54th birthday by...
| Dec 19, 2010
"In the Middle Ages," Sara Maitland writes in her brilliant "A Book of Silence," "Christian scholastics argued that the devil's basic strategy was to bring human beings to a point where they are never alone with their God, nor ever attentively face to...
| Dec 26, 2010
2010 is shaping up as The Year of the Tall. The world's tallest building, the Burj Khalifa, which was designed and built by Chicago firms, opened in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The world's tallest Jesus statue was erected in western Poland. Tennis...
| Dec 20, 2010
| 8:21 PM
"Skywalkers: Mohawk Ironworkers Build the City"
By David Weitzman
Roaring Brook, $19.99, ages 10-14
A long tradition of Mohawk ironworkers working on the building of skyscrapers is often alluded to in books for young readers (about the Empire State...
| Dec 28, 2010
CITY HALL — Glendale could receive solar power generated by a tower higher than the Empire State Building under a nearly $200-million agreement that goes to the City Council next week.
Earlier this month, the City Council introduced the proposed...