| Apr 27, 2012
| 3:43 PM
New York and New Jersey saw a spectacle in the sky that easily rivaled the Fourth of July fireworks, in part because it was a far more rare sight to behold. The space shuttle Enterprise flew piggyback over the most iconic landmarks in the city as part...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 2:27 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — A major push is on to move New York City's electrical infrastructure to higher ground or upper floors after Superstorm Sandy sent seawater pouring into low-lying substations and skyscraper basements and plunged half of Manhattan into...
| Oct 4, 2010
| 9:34 PM
Fans of the SyFy television series “Ghost Hunters” will be able to meet Steve Gonsalves and Dave Tango during Halloween Horror Nights festivities at Universal Studios this Thursday night. The duo and a group of paranormal researchers...
| Sep 12, 2011
| 4:34 PM
On Sept. 11, 2001 family was the only thing on the mind of Carl Derenfeld, who was 10 miles from the Pentagon and hundreds of …...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 4:36 PM
Occupy Wall Street vows to press on as lawyers challenge eviction in New York....
| Jun 7, 2010
| 4:34 PM
On June 14, the Poets House in New York hosts its annual benefit poetry walk across the Brooklyn Bridge. As participants cross the bridge, they'll be treated to readings by work by Langston Hughes, Marianne Moore, Brooklyn poet Walt Whitman......
| Oct 4, 2010
| 6:14 PM
Fans of the SyFy television series "Ghost Hunters" will be able to meet Steve Gonsalves and Dave Tango during Halloween Horror Nights festivities at Universal Studios this Thursday night.
The duo and a group of paranormal researchers investigate...
| Apr 17, 2010
| 2:18 PM
Manhattan's most famous parks are lined with artists selling their sculptures, paintings and photographs of quintessential New York scenes, all popular with tourists. But city officials say there are too many vendors and are trying to force many off the...
| May 30, 2010
Here's a list of the nation's historical hot spots — the five most- and least-visited monuments in 2009 — from National Park Service data. With ancient petroglyphs and eerie cave dwellings, war-scarred memorials and islands reachable only by...
| Jan 13, 2010
| 7:19 PM
— Oyster trader Joe Melzer Jr. gets regular visits from the state Department of Health. His business, Pagan River Dockside Seafood Inc., is rarely tagged for a violation.
Not so on a recent December morning. An inspector issued a citation after...
| Apr 12, 2011
| 6:53 AM
Jack Wheeler had a flair for the dramatic.
Growing up in Hampton, he wrestled with the question of his future after high school. The grand moment of truth is recounted in Rick Atkinson's Pulitzer Prize-winning book, "The Long, Gray Line."