| Dec 17, 2008
LONG ISLAND CITY, N.Y. - Unlike CC Sabathia, who had to be dragged kicking and screaming and enticed with a $161-million contract and an opt-out clause, Francisco Rodriguez actually wanted to be in New York.
He got to see New York on Wednesday -- well,...
| Jan 24, 2009
LONG ISLAND CITY - New York City police have released shocking surveillance video, showing robbers viciously beating innocent people in Long Island City.
In total, four teenagers were arrested and are accused of six robberies between January 12 and...
| Jun 10, 2011
| 1:09 PM
Artist and designer Isamu Noguchi was a busy man in the early 1980s.
Born in Los Angeles in 1904, he had won a Guggenheim award as a young man, catapulting him into the arts stratosphere. He spent many years working in Japan and Europe, ascending to...
| Jun 10, 2011
| 7:32 PM
A professor at LaGuardia Community College is trying to bring in big bucks for New York's second biggest burough. Dr. Jim Giordano started a new course this summer for his Tourism and Hospitality Program that has the students creating excursion tours,...
| Jun 13, 2011
| 7:46 AM
An alternate route into Manhattan has opened for commuters on the east side. Despite the gloomy skies, the East River Ferry, run by NY Waterway took its inaugural ride at 7 a.m. Monday.
The ferry operates between Manhattan, on Wall Street and East 34th...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 7:29 PM
If you have driven on the Long Island Expressway lately, you may have noticed a lot of empty billboards.
It's not a reflection of a bad economy, says Councilmember Peter Vallone Jr., it's a reflection of a bad choice by the City.
"The City passed a...
| Dec 5, 2010
Here are more of the newest and brightest hotels to open recently in New York City. Prices quoted are for a standard double in early January.
Ace Hotel, 20 W. 29th St., (646) 214-5750 or (212) 679-2222, http://www.acehotel.com, has a cavernous lobby jam-...
| Dec 21, 2010
| 6:54 PM
As the holidays arrive this week, many are scrambling to put together the ultimate menu for their Christmas feast. As we all know, preparing such a meal can be costly... unless you buy all your ingredients at your local 99 cents store.
We sent our own...
| Jul 14, 2010
| 4:25 PM
Nature will be calling people into Descanso Gardens louder than before when spring arrives. For the first time since 1994, when the rose gardens were installed, the botanical showcase is undergoing major construction.
The private groundbreaking ceremony...
| Mar 28, 2011
| 4:30 AM
A pedestrian is dead and two are injured after a vehicle flipped and landed on its roof on a sidewalk in Queens early Monday.
Police say the accident happened just after 4 a.m. just feet away from the Queensboro Plaza Station on the N, R and 7 lines,...
| Jul 28, 2010
| 11:54 AM
A Queens deli apparently took top honors as the cleanest place to dine in the Big Apple, according to a new letter grading system put into place Wednesday by the Department of Health.
Health officials began its new inspections yesterday and awarded the...