| Aug 29, 2012
| 6:37 AM
Hundreds attended a wake tonight for Steven Ercolino, the victim of the chaotic shooting scene outside of the Empire State Building Friday.
"He was a fine gentle," said Anthony Jones, one of many relatives to pay their respects at the Ballard Durand...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 2:59 PM
So we're getting a better look at what really happened in front of the Empire State Building when New York City Cops shot and killed 58-year-old gunman, Jeffery Johnson. Nine people were shot, all by cop’s bullets but all of them are okay.
| Sep 1, 2012
For all the horrible scenarios I had in mind for my first day of high school, a shooting never crossed my mind.
It was fourth period and we were just about to watch a movie when the intercom crackled. My principal declared, "We are in a lockdown."...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 5:59 PM
"I heard that Clint Eastwood is channeling me at the RNC. My lawyers and I are drafting our lawsuit.” @bobnewhart
During Thursday’s telecast of the Republican National Convention, legendary comedian Bob Newhart, 82, got a call from his...
| Sep 18, 2012
Changing a lightbulb in your own place is one thing. Try doing it 1,500 feet in the sky while standing on the roof of the tallest building in North America with only your own balance and wits keeping you on solid ground.
It's all in a day's work for...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 2:15 PM
Lika many parents, I spent hours poring over "Where's Waldo" books with my kids, but I was amazed to hear that the series is marking its 25th anniversary beginning today. How time flies.
The geeky guy with the red-striped shirt and goofy cap has become a...
| Aug 18, 2012
I call Stan Schwartz a "stair-ologist." But he prefers a warmer, cuddlier term.
"I'm a nerd," says the 52-year-old system analyst for the earthquake computer at Caltech. "I studied the staircase in this building like a bug under a microscope. I took...
| Apr 28, 2012
| 4:25 PM
Corrigan's bar was on the corner of 237th and White Plains Road in the Bronx. It's now a Dominican market. The last time I was there, I was 23 and drinking with the Bronx boys. I was shipping out to Vietnam in the morning.
“One more round, Joey...
| Apr 28, 2012
| 8:39 PM
Can a woman raised without a father feel psychologically whole?
The question came to mind while watching the funeral service for Whitney Houston several months ago. A beautiful, gifted woman, she rose to incredible heights, only to jettison her career...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 4:23 PM
Forget an "Empire State of Mind!" We're focusing on freedom. Freedom tower that is.
In the same spot the Twin Towers once stood, America committed to rebuild! Now, the New World Trade Center is officially New York City's tallest building! With the...
| May 1, 2012
| 10:33 AM
They broke ground in 2006. Six years later, One World Trade is the tallest building in New York City.
The structure sits on the site of the original World Trade Center. After six years of work, the new building officially surpassed the Empire State...