| Oct 18, 2011
| 6:47 AM
Police are investigating yet another sexual assault -- this time in Manhattan's Lower East Side.
A woman was walking southbound on Attorney Street towards Delancey Street when a man approached her from behind and sexually assaulted her on the sidewalk,...
| Nov 4, 2011
| 3:10 PM
As I write this, I could swear I hear celebrity TV chef Gordon Ramsay's voice bellowing down 36th Street from Café Hon, 1002 W. 36th St. The host of Fox's "Kitchen Nightmares" is in town with a crew to give the longstanding Hampden eatery a going over for...
| May 20, 2011
| 4:34 PM
LOWER EAST SIDE, NY (PIX11) -- An art gallery owner is bringing sex-ed to a Lower East Side elementary school and it has the community outraged. Dino Eli, owner of Windows Gallery on Orchard Street, is apparently banking on the refrain that “any...
| May 22, 2011
W.W. Norton: $24.95
When a mediocre writer's bride-to-be leaves him to search for a legendary giant squid, he treks across the continent seeking counsel from nefarious creatures on how to win back her affections. (August)...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Apr 1, 2009
Helen Levitt, who pioneered street photography in the United States in the 1930s, taking pictures of small, poignant dramas with the help of an inconspicuous Leica camera, died Sunday at her apartment in New York City. She was 95.
The cause was...
| Aug 30, 2009
When Lester Glassner died of pancreatic cancer Aug. 9 in hospice care at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City at age 70, he left behind a major part of his life that he had spent nearly 50 years accumulating.
The one-time picture editor,...