| 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...
| Jun 5, 2010
| 8:55 AM
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, Governor David A. Paterson and local officials today opened the newest section of Brooklyn Bridge Park at Pier 6 and kicked off the Governors Island 2010 public access season. Mayor Bloomberg also announced new, free weekend...
| Jul 4, 2009
| 4:33 PM
NEW YORK -- The first visitors allowed into the Statue of Liberty's crown in nearly eight years made the arduous climb Saturday on an Independence Day journey laden with symbolism of freedom, national pride - and for one couple, romance.
| Jan 18, 2010
| 1:58 PM
A manhole fire in Brooklyn Monday temporarily shut down some subway service in the area.
The incident occurred around noon on Willow Place, near downtown Brooklyn. The explosion prompted the evacuation of buildings in Brooklyn Heights near Borough Hall...
| Mar 22, 2010
| 5:28 AM
After 25 years of planning and delays, the Brooklyn Bridge Park is finally set for its grand opening at Pier 1 Monday morning.
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg will be joined by Gov. David A. Paterson, Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz and other...
| Mar 10, 2010
| 10:29 AM
Reading from his new novel, The Heights. 7 p.m., March 16. R.J. Julia Booksellers, 768 Boston Post Road, Madison. $5. 203-245-3959, rjjulia.com.
I was slow to pick up Tom Perrotta’s Little Children; I think the only reason I read it...
| Aug 6, 2010
| 7:53 AM
Central Park has gotten much more dangerous in the past year, having had the highest rise in crime in all of New York City, according to the latest statistics from the NYPD.
The police department says it's also showing a commitment to reducing the rising...
| Aug 18, 2010
| 6:49 PM
Lets' face it, NY is a dog friendly city, so much so that the New York City Parks Department has dozens of dog runs and Off-Leash locations in all 5 boroughs. We asked for your input and went to 4 locations that you, the fan, recommended.
| Apr 9, 2010
| 12:22 PM
Community leaders from both Manhattan and Brooklyn urged city officials Friday to implement rules improving regulation and oversight of tourist helicopter traffic over downtown Manhattan and Brooklyn Heights.
The calls -- made from Brooklyn Borough...
| Apr 12, 2010
| 3:02 PM
Business leaders, residents and lawmakers are nearing a compromise to limit the number of noisy helicopters that crowd the skies over New York Harbor.
The city's Economic Development Corporation has confirmed it is crafting an Air Tour Management Plan. A...
| Apr 14, 2010
| 8:15 PM
Sandwiched between two Brooklyn Heights homes is a curious building that's one of the worst kept secrets in the five boroughs.
The NYPD doesn't want you to know the address, but the facade of this faux brownstone is like something out of "The Matrix." On...