| Jul 31, 2014
| 7:21 PM
These are tough times for Batman in Gotham City.
His fellow comic book characters hustling for tips in Times Square are giving superheroes a bad name. Spider-Man even punched out a cop last week.
And there's a new mayor with an attitude that does...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 12:28 PM
For decades, visits to New York City have meant Broadway shows, Fifth Avenue shopping and slack-jawed stops at Times Square and the Statue of Liberty. Those experiences will always remain quintessential New York, but for the last year the city's tourism...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 3:00 PM
Frank O'Hara's “Lunch Poems” (City Lights: 86 pp., $14.95) — which has just been reissued in a 50th anniversary hardcover edition — recalls a world of pop art, political and cultural upheaval and (in its own way) a surprising...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 12:00 PM
On Aug. 4, digital billboards in New York's Times Square will flash with renowned American art. It will be a brief but shining respite from the blunt force with which commercial imagery regularly bombards our psyches by means of billboards, bus shelters,...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 12:43 PM
By Laila Kearney
NEW YORK, July 29 (Reuters) - Elmo and Cookie Monster have
long delighted young viewers on TV's "Sesame Street," but the
recent antics of New York street performers dressed as the
beloved characters have drawn the ire of city officials...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 8:50 AM
LOS ANGELES The idea of making a movie about a tornado that scoops up thousands of sharks and sends them flying through the air to chomp their way through a bevy of people, places and things sounds totally ridiculous. That didn't stop Syfy from moving...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 8:55 AM
The driver of one of the two double-decker tour buses that collided in a busy Times Square on Tuesday afternoon, injuring 14 people, has been arrested, authorities said.
William Dalambert, 58, was arrested Tuesday evening after a toxicology test...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 2:28 PM
NEW YORK — Two double-decker tour buses collided in New York's Times Square on Tuesday, injuring at least 11 people at the height of the summer tourist season, police and firefighters said.
The open-top buses collided near 47th Street and 7th...
| Jul 23, 2014
Fans will have to wait a little longer to see Andrew Garfield swing back into theaters as Spider-Man. Sony Pictures […]...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 7:54 PM
The armed Taliban fighters who captured Bowe Bergdahl in southeastern Afghanistan on June 30, 2009, quickly handed him to a far more dangerous group that shuttled him between hide-outs in Pakistan's rugged tribal belt for the next five years.
| Jul 11, 2014
| 3:43 PM
It was 32 years ago this week that Leonard Bernstein brought opening week at the Hollywood Bowl into the realm of legend, conducting the Los Angeles Philharmonic in his own music plus that of Barber, Schumann and Copland — and for good measure,...