| Sep 26, 2009
| 10:56 AM
In years past, the only way to secure a book deal was to send out manuscripts and hope for the best. But recently, a handful of book deals have materialized for bloggers, including from the blog-platform, Tumblr, which emphasizes images and video over...
| Jun 5, 2008
AUSTRIAN-BORN painter and fashion designer Sigmar Berg arrived in Los Angeles with his family nearly two years ago, in the midst of a hiatus from his work as an abstract artist.
An accessory designer by day who, under the Beryll label, creates chic...
| Oct 12, 2008
A once unhappy white-collar worker finds meaning creating a 1,650-pound replica of Jamestown's fort
When Bob Williams walked away from the white-collar world in 1991, he was trying to escape nearly 20 years of living with toxic corporate stress....
| Jun 23, 2008
| 12:57 PM
Before you use this handy list to find a place to eat that won't leave you smelling of smoke, here are some things to keep in mind.
This list doesn't contain every smoke-free restaurant in our area, only the ones that have contacted the state health...
| Jul 16, 2008
Tired of the gold-leaf mirror on your dining room wall or the basic black dresses in your closet?
Want pretty decorative plates for that wall or a red silk jacket for those dresses?
Think consignment shops for selling good stuff you no longer want and...
| Jan 23, 2008
Turn up the heat and bring on the chef'testants. "Top Chef" is heading to the Windy City.
"Top Chef: Chicago," the fourth season of Bravo's popular culinary competition show, will debut on Wednesday, March 12 at 10 p.m. ET/PT with a fresh crop of 16...
| Apr 24, 2007
As the youngest of seven children, Dwayne L. Moore spent much of his childhood and teenage years following his siblings.
He loved to trail after his three sisters.
He wanted to be like his three big brothers, but in his own way. The older Moore boys...
| May 26, 2010
| 2:20 PM
As repair work on the Williamsburg Bridge creates chaos for pedestrians and cyclists, PIX 11 News reporter Greg Mocker has discovered the city is doing little to alleviate the danger.
The trouble started in April when the Department of Transportation...
| Jul 2, 2010
| 11:51 AM
A convicted cop killer was released from prison Friday after serving 37 years behind bars.
Shu'aib Raheem was convicted for the 1973 murder of NYPD Officer, Stephen Gilroy.
Gilroy was killed near the beginning of a 47-hour hostage siege at Al & John's...
| Nov 9, 2009
| 11:53 AM
NEW YORK -- A 34-year-old man who tried to get out of a stuck elevator fell five stories to his death.
Police say the man had been trying to jump out of a disabled elevator car when his clothing caught on something.
The man was unconscious and...
| Dec 8, 2009
| 5:28 PM
A group of bicycle-riding vigilantes are on a mission to repaint bike lanes on 14 blocks of Williamsburg roadways after they were sand blasted away at the request of the Hasidic community.
The religious group in the area reportedly said the bike paths on...