| 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...
| 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...
| 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:...
| 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...
| May 15, 2011
In December 2004, TV viewers started to tune in to a reality show that documented the dramatic details of producing a runway collection, and with it came a familiarity with infectious little catchphrases such as "make it work, people" and "auf...
| Oct 5, 2010
| 1:26 PM
Margaret Bodell has been down this road before.
Seriously, just two blocks over from here, and over two decades ago. That’s when she and a couple of friends founded a storefront art gallery on Crown Street devilishly named Art in Heaven. Bodell...
| 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...
| Sep 11, 2011
| 3:04 PM
Kelly Osbourne — the former MTV reality TV star-turned-E! fashion correspondent — claimed she was just as nervous to meet her fans as they were to meet her during an appearance at Macy's on State Street Thursday.
Why the nerves?
"I know what...
| Aug 22, 2011
| 2:24 PM
A buff-looking Ryan Gosling was spotted calmly breaking up an NYC street fight in the East Village earlier this month.
In cell phone footage uploaded to YouTube Aug. 20th, the Academy Award-nominated actor -- carrying a bag and dressed in a striped...
| Aug 17, 2011
| 9:33 AM
Jerry Seinfeld and Colin Quinn seem like comedic opposites. Seinfeld is primarily observational; Quinn is primarily analytical. Seinfeld is disciplined and intense; Quinn is easygoing and meandering. Seinfeld is absurdist; Quinn is satirical.