| Jun 23, 2011
| 5:51 PM
President Barack Obama is in New York once again but this time, it is much more than a fundraising trip. The visit comes at a time when New York is on the verge of making history.
On the President's agenda is a $1,250-a-ticket Democratic National...
| Jun 24, 2011
| 1:57 PM
The maid who was sexually attacked by an Egyptian businessman at a posh Upper East Side hotel has filed a civil suit against the former chairman of the Bank of Alexandria, seeking $5 million in damages.
Mahmoud Abdel-Salam Omar, the Egyptian...
| Jun 29, 2011
| 7:15 PM
A weekly round-up of juicy bits from food and dining blogs. Some of these I twittered as they appeared. You can follow my tweets on this page, in the box at the right. I posted a few of them on the new Baltimore Diner facebook page.
1.) The story about...
| Jun 27, 2011
| 5:58 PM
Today in a matter of hours it went from a bomb scare back to normal in Midtown Manhattan.
The cause was a suspicious suitcase discovered by police near 45th and Broadway -- not far from the location of last year's attempted Times Square car bomb attack....
| Dec 8, 2010
| 1:29 PM
Call it Bloomberg's-one-way-or-the-highway. People who live and work along 34th Street are not happy with a new controversial plan to radically redesign how traffic moves on 34th Street
The proposal includes a pedestrian plaza that would be created...
| Jul 17, 2011
| 7:13 PM
A "friend" of Dominique Strauss-Kahn's wife says the former IMF Chief bedded three women during the same time period he's being accused of raping a maid at Manhattan's ritzy Sofitel Hotel in Midtown, according to a report in the French magazine Le Point....
| Oct 23, 2010
| 5:34 PM
Subway riders are having their patience tested even more than usual this weekend with the MTA in the midst of its long-term, systemwide rebuilding effort.
Every line is being affected, except for the "L" line, the 42nd street Shuttle and the Staten...
| Oct 26, 2010
| 12:49 AM
NJ Transit riders can expect a smoother commute in the morning.
NJ Transit advised commuters to expect crowded conditions and delays throughout the evening rush hour Monday because of a derailment near New York's Penn Station. Amtrak and the Long...
| Oct 27, 2010
| 6:10 AM
Police were called to a posh midtown Manhattan hotel early Tuesday after a reportedly drunk, half-naked Charlie Sheen was discovered in a trashed room with a woman said to be an escort.
Sheen, 45, was staying at The Plaza Hotel, located on Fifth Avenue...
| Nov 11, 2010
| 12:26 PM
Four people have been arrested in connection with a $6.5 million heroin bust that apparently operated inside a luxury apartment building in the Theater District, officials announced Thursday.
According to authorities, the apartment, located at 417 West...
| Nov 12, 2010
| 12:01 PM
A 74-foot Norway spruce is getting ready for its close-up in New York's Rockefeller Center.
The tree was hoisted into place on Friday on a midtown Manhattan plaza, next to a skating rink.
At the time, the temperature was inching into the upper 50s.