| Mar 19, 2010
| 4:34 AM
I was having lunch with a friend yesterday who is sensing a bit of "Project Runway" fatigue. She largely blames Lifetime and thinks there was a drop in quality in the show's producing from the move from Bravo. I personally......
| Feb 14, 2010
| 12:39 PM
Hundreds filled the streets of Manhattan's Chinatown Sunday to celebrate Chinese New Year.
The new lunar year kicked off Sunday with a firecracker ceremony and cultural festival at noon in Sara D. Roosevelt Park. More than half a million firecrackers...
| Jun 24, 2010
| 1:32 PM
A bus carrying 50 people to this seaside gambling resort from New York's Chinatown rear-ended a car Thursday, skidding along a retaining wall on a bridge for 80 feet before stopping. The crash injured 24 people, two of them critically, authorities said....
| 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...
| May 29, 2010
| 12:35 PM
A tiny beauty school in New York's Chinatown has been raided by federal agents after getting an outsized $4 million in government aid in as many years.
Agents from the departments of education and labor seized boxes of documents Friday at the USA...
| May 6, 2010
| 7:56 AM
A three-week investigation into the fatal Chinatown seven-alarm blaze has found that an overheated electrical junction box was to blame for the fire.
FDNY Fire Marshals have determined that the April 11 evening fire at 283 Grand Street in Manhattan...
| Dec 5, 2010
Red Jade. Henry Chang. Soho Crime. $25. 256 pp.
There are many Chinatowns in the United States and abroad, as Henry Chang shows in his third gritty police procedural featuring NYPD detective Jack Yu. And each Chinatown is connected to the others by an...
| Jul 15, 2011
International law firm Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP today announced "Pay It Forward," a firm community service initiative to raise funds and build awareness for causes across the globe. A testament to the firm's longstanding commitment to philanthropy, 27...
| Mar 13, 2011
| 1:04 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) -- Police are investigating a bus driver's hit-and-run claim after a horrific bus crash that killed 14 passengers and injured 18 others, officials said on Sunday.
State police said the driver, Ophadel E. Williams, 41, of Brooklyn, told...
| Mar 14, 2011
| 8:39 AM
Was a bus driver at fault for killing 15 of his passengers? That's the question investigators ask now as new information casts some doubt on the account of the crash that the driver initially gave.
Ophadell E. Williams, 41, was behind the wheel of the...
| Mar 14, 2011
| 3:36 PM
CONNECTICUT, NY (PIX11) -- World Wide Tours, the company that owns the casino bus that slammed into a Bronx highway sign early Saturday morning—killing 15 passengers—refuses to comment on a report that another of its buses had a “...