| 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!...
| 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 5, 2009
Address: 5240 N. University Drive (Boulevard Shoppes II)
Phone/Web: 954-748-0001/ pastramiclub.com
Dining deal: A small early bird menu offered 3 to 4:30 p.m. includes entree, side dish, vegetable, dessert and beverage for $9.99. A menu of more than...
| Aug 13, 2009
This city is crazy for cupcakes. There are cupcake classes and cupcake tours, lines down the block at cupcake bakeries, a cupcake tea at a five-star hotel, and a cupcake truck with 6,000 followers on Twitter.
Some date the cupcake craze to a "Sex and the...
| Nov 14, 2009
The apt title of this juicy oral history, based on more than 160 interviews, simultaneously expresses a principle that guided producer-provocateur Joe Papp and the theatrical ruckus that ensued.
"Free for All" is how Papp presented Shakespeare in Central...
| Jan 1, 2009
On a recent chilly morning, Liev Schreiber was eating breakfast in a downtown Manhattan restaurant while a swarm of shutterbugs hovered outside on the corner near his apartment. ¶ However, Schreiber wasn't exactly the one whom the photographers were...
| Feb 1, 2009
A good dancer does more than just defy gravity; he seems to have his own personal supply -- a force field that shapes space and time around his movements. Every impulse has weight and no energy is wasted, even in the enervating trial and error of...
| Nov 4, 2008
French author of war memoirs
Mireille Marokvia, 99, a French author of two critically acclaimed memoirs that describe her experiences in wartime Europe, died Oct. 19 in Las Cruces, N.M., where she had lived for 30 years.
In her memoirs...
| Aug 24, 2009
The kernel of Betsy Carter's third novel, "The Puzzle King," is a powerful bit of family lore that takes up no more than a paragraph of her 2002 memoir, "Nothing to Fall Back On": the story of the time, in 1936, that her mother's German-born American...
| Nov 15, 2009
As he watched the World Trade Center towers implode, Bill Cain, playwright and native New Yorker, felt a surge of fury pass through him. But as an ordained Jesuit priest, he was able to tap into another, equally powerful emotion. "I knew the only way to...