| Jul 12, 2012
| 4:32 AM
I've seen my fair share of eccentric things in my northwest Chicago neighborhood of Logan Square ??? Chicago's hipster equivalent to Williamsburg, Brooklyn ??? impromptu 2 a.m. marching bands, anonymous midday drive-by eggings and vehicle fires that...
| Nov 25, 2012
| 4:32 PM
"I wanted to do something different, far from Wisteria Lane," "666 Park Avenue's" Vanessa Williams says. "She is close to Wilhelmina in that she is in the same hood. She would be going to the ballet and symphony."...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 4:37 PM
The second and third books in the steamy "Fifty Shades of Grey" series are at booksellers across the nation. Already the trilogy from first-time British author E.L. James has sparked a phenomenon with women around the world voraciously reading the kinky...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 8:54 AM
Eastern Virginia AIDS Network (EVAN) has been awarded $5,000 in grant money from Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, based in New York City. This national grant is designated for food service and meal delivery programs
Broadway Cares / Equity Fights...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 7:03 AM
The N.Y.P.D. stop and frisk program policy has been controversial in minority communities from the start leading to protests and arrests, but now the New York Civil Liberties Union is coming out with a report saying the policy was leveled on gentrifying...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 3:07 AM
The practice of NYPD officers stopping and frisking people, whether or not they've committed a crime, is squarely in the spotlight now that the New York Civil Liberties Union, or NYCLU, has compiled a list of the ten police precincts where the practice is...
| Mar 24, 2012
| 8:00 PM
Nauticus and Virginia Stage Company are teaming up to present "Swingtime Salute, An On-Deck Revue," this summer.
Performances of the World War II-era song and dance show will take place May 31 through July 8 on the deck of the Battleship Wisconsin in...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 10:26 AM
An 11-year-old girl was hospitalized Monday after running into a moving city bus, officials said.
According to authorities, the incident happened along Lorimer Street in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn sometime after 9:30 a.m.
Witnesses say the...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 3:31 PM
Elaine Karp-Gelernter, a retired Veterans Affairs psychologist who was also a textile artist, died of complications from pneumonia March 20 at Sinai Hospital. The Mount Washington resident was 78.
She was the daughter of Polish immigrants who ran a...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 7:46 AM
Forget that third cup of coffee. Here's a track to give your Friday afternoon a brain-rattling burst of energy. OFF! is a sort of supergroup, but not the boring kind. This is a punk-rock band with velocity, songwriting chops and subversive vision.
| Apr 3, 2012
| 6:49 AM
A 10-year-old boy is listed in stable condition after being wounded by a stray bullet. The shooting started around 11 p.m. Monday night in front of a store at 403 Broadway in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn.
Witnesses say it all started with an...