| Jul 5, 2011
| 10:39 AM
Police are looking for a suspect in the shooting death of a Brooklyn man identified Tuesday as the cousin of rap star Nicki Minaj.
According to authorities, police responded to a 911 call of shots fired at East 52nd Street and Farragut Road in the East...
| Aug 30, 2009
The Thing Around
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Alfred A. Knopf: 216 pp., $24.95
Imagine how hard it must be to write stories that make us thick-headed American readers understand what it might be like to visit your brother in a...
| Sep 11, 2007
For lunch in her modest apartment, Madeline Nelson tossed a salad made with shaved carrots and lettuce she dug out of a Whole Foods dumpster. She flavored the dressing with miso powder she found in a trash bag on a curb in Chinatown. She baked bread...
| Apr 10, 2008
Palmieri twirled the star sapphire ring on his right pinky and stared out the window as his flight touched down at LAX. Heat surged through his temples as his veins pulsed. He was not a happy man.
First came the call from Bonner. He wouldn't be making it...
| Jun 11, 2010
Spring porcini, among the most prized and delicious of wild mushrooms, have started their brief season at a few local farmers markets. Most people think of porcini and kindred fungi, known as boletes, as being specialties of autumn, and so they are in...
| Oct 1, 2003
BROOKLYN, N. Y. - There's a new Viennese restaurant on Lafayette Avenue here, and you'd better make reservations early if you want to get in on a theater night.
Called Thomas Beisl - Austrian for Thomas Bistro - the cafe is one of many businesses that...
| May 18, 2009
Budget cuts mean five weekday trains on three branches and some weekend service to Freeport will be canceled this summer, the LIRR announced Thursday.
The new schedule, which takes effect Monday, includes additional revisions on several branches that...
| Feb 8, 2007
Deanna Pugh had just dropped off one of her 11 grandchildren and parked her car near the corner of Flatbush Avenue and Zion Street in Hartford. She wanted a cigarette, but with her daughter and an 8-year-old granddaughter in the car, she stepped out...
| Dec 14, 2007
The late Looney Tunes maestro Chuck Jones had an existential rule about cartoon animals.
They could walk upright, talk a blue streak and even have a Flatbush accent, so long as they were fundamentally most concerned with the things a duck, a caged tweety...
| Jan 17, 2008
Except for the sizzle of beef and chopped vegetables, there's a studious silence in the kitchen at the Sisters of St. Joseph convent on Park Road. Shirt sleeves rolled to her forearms, Sister Kristin Johnsen stands at the grill, swiping the mix with a...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 5:00 AM
It's possible to pare down the gist of "Magna Carta Holy Grail," the 12th solo studio album from New York rapper/businessman/new dad Jay-Z, to three simple words uttered in a track called "Tom Ford."
"I'm so special," declares the rapper, 43, and anyone...