| May 19, 2011
| 6:08 AM
If NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg gets his way, the City will close twenty fire companies in July, and PIX11 News obtained the preliminary list from city officials Wednesday.
The closures are not yet final as the city council and the mayor are still...
| May 25, 2011
| 7:30 AM
On Wednesday, Brooklynites and lawmakers will hold a rally at 11 a.m. in front of Engine 220 in Park Slope, Brooklyn to protest Mayor Michael Bloomberg's plan to close up to 20 FDNY fire companies due to a budget shortfall.
Public Advocate Bill deBlasio'...
| May 27, 2011
| 7:14 PM
Question: There's an increasing debate within the Catholic Church on the issue of mandatory celibacy for priests. I last discussed this subject with my regular group of train commuters: one Catholic (myself), one Jew (whose father and grandfather were...
| Apr 23, 2012
The statistics seem too ludicrous to get your head around:
- more than a billion tons of edible food are thrown away annually.
- per capita edible food waste has increased by 50% since 1974.
- discarded fresh food transforms itself into a...
| Apr 19, 2009
In the course of writing a new play, Lynn Nottage sat in despair at her Brooklyn apartment as she looked over reams of research she had accumulated. The playwright had just spent two months at a Uganda refugee camp, interviewing women who had been raped...
| Apr 11, 2010
The voice explains a lot. You think, how could any woman live with the famously moody writer Norman Mailer for 33 years, and then you hear Norris Church Mailer's soft, authoritative, Marilyn Monroe-ish voice, with its 61-year-old Arkansas twang still...
| May 13, 2009
Craigslist is finally cleaning up its act. Officials announced Wednesday, the website's plans to remove its trouble-ridden "erotic services" section from the popular site. The move comes on the heels of two brutal murders of a local masseuse and a New...
| Dec 12, 2007
| 11:44 AM
Regular visitors to New York should bypass the tried-and-true of Manhattan for the city streets less traveled. Just a hop, skip and a borough away lies Brooklyn, ripe for its own exploration. (PHOTOS INCLUDED)
Regular visitors to New York should bypass...
| Jul 21, 2010
| 4:34 PM
I.D.10-t Productions, winner of 2007 and 2008 Sold Out Awards at the Orlando International Fringe Festival presents Paul Grellong'sÂ thriller Manuscript, a story of suspense, betrayal, literary ambitions and the lengths people will go to make it in the...
| Aug 2, 2010
| 4:34 PM
I.D.10-t Productions, winner of 2007 and 2008 Sold Out Awards at the Orlando International Fringe Festival isÂ extending its successful run of Paul Grellong'sÂ thriller Manuscript, for one more performance: 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 7. Manuscript is...
| May 10, 2010
| 7:57 AM
Truman Capote wrote some of his most famous works, including "Breakfast at Tiffany's", inside the 11-bedroom Brooklyn mansion where he lived. Now that huge townhouse is up for sale for a cool $18 million.
Capote rented a basement apartment at the 70...