| Jun 9, 2011
| 11:53 AM
As pressure to resign looms over Rep. Anthony Weiner in wake of a salacious sexting-Twitter scandal, the embattled congressman insists he has no plans on giving up his House seat.
In an interview with the New York Post Thursday, Weiner said that the...
| Jun 17, 2011
| 6:42 PM
A union strike in the Turtle Bay neighborhood on the east side of Midtown Manhattan is getting personal and pungent as the trash piles up.
"They've been complaining that they are going to be seeing roaches, flies are all over there and pretty soon they...
| Jun 21, 2011
| 4:19 AM
NJ Transit is reporting that all commuter service along the busy Northeast Corridor between Trenton and New York-Penn Station has been restored after being previously suspended due to a transformer fire at an Amtrack substation in New Brunswick early...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 1:59 PM
An Amtrak power supply problem that knocked out service on the Northeast Corridor, North Jersey Coast Line and Midtown Direct service, has been repaired. Commuters should still expect delays Thursday night, but Amtrak believes travel will return to normal...
| 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....
| Feb 10, 2011
| 12:18 PM
A 16-mile stretch of Hempstead Turnpike in Nassau County has topped the list of the region's most dangerous roads for pedestrians for the third straight year.
Twelve people were run down by vehicles and killed on the road between 2007 and 2009, according...
| Oct 14, 2010
| 7:11 PM
A knife-wielding man was shot by police after he attempted to rob a Midtown bank Thursday, authorities said.
According to New York Police Department spokesman Paul Browne, the would-be robber was shot once in the leg by a uniformed officer.
| 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...