| Nov 5, 2012
| 11:43 AM
Chef, author and Emmy-winning television personality Anthony Bourdain is now a CNN contributor. He will travel around the globe to places such as Myanmar, Israel and the Congo as host of a new CNN show premiering this April. Follow him on Twitter...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 7:42 PM
The details immediately pointed toward a crime scene.
The body of a 29-year old woman – now identified as Carlisle Brigham – found Monday morning bleeding heavily in a stairwell of her apartment building at 191 Orchard Street in the Lower...
| Sep 1, 2012
| 6:28 PM
What better way to spend this last beautiful long weekend in the city than to hit up the High Line, then mosey on down to the brand new pop-up market on Washington.
Dozens of local companies have booths at the market, from clothes to jewelry to soaps!...
| May 31, 2012
PIX11 visited the East Side House Settlement and the Educational Alliance after school programs.
These organizations run several after-school programs in the South Bronx and on the Lower East Side, which are slated for closure as part of Mayor Bloomberg'...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 7:34 AM
Police officers surrounded the Seward Houses apartment complex at 64 Essex Street after a man shot a cop in the chest just before 4 a.m. Thursday.
Officer Brian Groves, 30, was wearing a bullet proof vest and is said to be in stable condition after...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 3:21 PM
David Byrne's lyrics, especially in his early days with Talking Heads, put even the most mundane human behavior underneath a magnifying glass to reveal all its wonder and strangeness.
He was the "anthropologist from Mars," instantly staking out a place...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 7:47 AM
Hester Street Fair:
The Hester Street Fair is an outdoor community market in the Lower East Side of New York City created by The Big Social team of Ron Castellano, SuChin Pak, Adam Zeller, and Suhyun Pak. HSF is a hybrid incubator and launching pad for...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 2:20 PM
What exactly is kosher? The short answer is a religious certification given to any cooked or processed food that an observant Jew is permitted to eat. A satisfying answer in detail is not easy, so a visual aid may help: picture three identical matzo...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 2:10 PM
Katz's Delicatessen, on Manhattan's East Houston Street, is the most nostalgic of New York's Jewish delis and a destination for food tourists and American Jews searching for their roots. Jared Goldstein of jaredthenyctourguide.com puts Katz's as the...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 10:54 AM
"Empanada for a Dream"
As debates about the escalating murder rate in Chicago continue to rage on, Juan Francisco Villa's solo, "Empanada for a Dream," offers a portrait simultaneously timely and a time capsule of life in a neighborhood ravaged by drugs...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 9:17 AM
Cole Porter died nearly half a century ago – in 1964 at age 73 – yet his songs remain as ubiquitous today as they were then.
Which helps explain why one of Chicago's top cabaret singers, Joan Curto, this week is launching an evening-length...