| Apr 14, 2011
| 5:14 PM
The woman who claims she was taken advantaged of by a New York City police officer while she was intoxicated wept in court Thursday as she recalled details from the sexual attack that has two cops on trial for rape.
The accused officers, Franklin Mata...
| Dec 15, 2010
| 3:46 PM
After a recent spate of pit bull attacks at an East Village dog run, fearful pet owners have begun to arm themselves.
Tompkins Square Park dog owners claim there have been five attacks by pit bulls on other dogs and humans at the dog run since September,...
| Aug 15, 2010
Ann Taylor is in the midst of an extreme makeover.
The women's apparel chain is trying to shake its "Corporate Cathy" image with the help of a design overhaul, updated stores and a new celebrity spokeswoman — Naomi Watts — all in a bid to...
| Feb 4, 2011
The odd coupling of tradition and trendiness that characterizes Brooklyn's Williamsburg neighborhood is perhaps nowhere more evident than at Full Circle Bar, a watering hole on a quiet block that dead-ends at an expressway.
Here, young urbanites, who...
| Aug 26, 2010
Two Boots, the fun New York-based restaurant serving spicy Italian and Cajun food, has come to Baltimore. One location is open in Power Plant Live, across from Port Discovery, and the second is expected to open by December near the Maryland Institute...
| Aug 26, 2010
| 8:11 PM
Facebook users often complain about " Mafia Wars" and "Farmville" because the world's 90 million players incessantly crowd their friends' walls with game-related gibberish.
Now the social networking game is becoming more than a virtual irritant. It is...
| Jul 3, 2011
Ten Thousand Saints
Ecco: 400 pp., $26.99
"Ten Thousand Saints" is a whirling dervish of a first novel — a planet, a universe, a trip. As wild as that may sound, wonder of wonders, the book is also carefully and...
| Jul 7, 2011
Phil Kuchma is on the phone with the owner of the large parking garage across the street from Two Boots in downtown Bridgeport. The garage owner lives in California and at the moment, the place closes at 7pm. Kuchma is trying to convince them to stay open...
| Mar 4, 2011
| 9:07 AM
A Bronx woman was beaten into a coma by a man who became enraged because she was holding a parking spot for her boyfriend.
The assault happened in front of 520 East 14th Street in the East Village, across the street from Stuyvestant Town, at about 11:...
| Mar 13, 2012
Born in Sao Paulo, Brazil to Korean parents, author Samuel Park, who now resides in the United States, enjoys dual citizenship. "I left Brazil at age 14 (for Los Angeles), so my Portuguese is pretty fluent, even though I don't have any Portuguese-speaking...
| Aug 5, 2011
| 5:27 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — A candidate who ran for New York governor because "the rent is too damn high" says he's being evicted from his rent-controlled Manhattan apartment because his landlord wants to charge a new tenant more.
Jimmy McMillan tells the...