| Mar 31, 2014
| 3:39 PM
The world’s tallest Ferris wheel, the appropriately named High Roller, welcomed its first passengers on Monday in Las Vegas.
The first tickets were sold for rides beginning at 1 p.m. The 550-foot-tall wheel is the anchor attraction of the Linq,...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 5:22 AM
If you're looking for a turkey this Thanksgiving, just visit Staten Island.
Hundreds and even thousands of turkeys have made their way to the New York City borough over the past 13 years.
The feral turkeys have become a growing problem with...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 10:53 AM
J. Cole, Janelle Monáe, the Goo Goo Dolls and TLC are among the headliners for VH1’s ambitious series of pre-Super Bowl concerts across New York, the network announced Thursday.
Late last year, the network said it had teamed with the NFL to...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 3:42 PM
Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis, UConn's All-American junior who missed four games because of mononucleosis, was back at practice Thursday. Coach Geno Auriemma said that she might play on senior day Saturday against Rutgers at Gampel Pavilion if things go well...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 12:41 PM
Bria Hartley: A WBCA All-American as a sophomore, she has recovered from an injury-filled junior season with the best year of her career. … Maya Moore is the only other player in program history to have amassed at least 1,500 points, 500 rebounds,...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Julius R. Nasso made a name for himself as the business partner of Steven Seagal, producing some of the ponytailed martial arts expert's best-known films.
That was before Nasso's own life began to resemble a Hollywood mafia saga and he landed in prison....
| Mar 18, 2014
| 12:58 PM
Helen E. Bryant, a former Hochschild-Kohn department store manager who later worked in commercial real estate sales, died March 10 of bile duct cancer at Beach Haven II, her Rocky Point home. She was 91.
"I'd describe her as a very strong woman who...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 12:22 AM
I attended last week's informational meeting about the proposed Hamilton Crossing project, and I haven't had a chance until now to write about it. For the record, I have opposed the idea of Tax Increment Financing to help mitigate the......
| Mar 24, 2014
| 5:00 AM
In the old-money-obsessed 1980s, Mario Buatta was one of the go-to designers for the rich and famous. His love of English country decorating and glossy floral fabrics earned him the title “The Prince of Chintz.”
Buatta's luxurious interiors,...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 4:30 PM
The most popular guest at the Paramount Pictures premiere of "Noah" on Wednesday night in New York was decked out in a bright pink ensemble with matching boots.
Vera Fried, who admitted that her wardrobe came from a Suits for Less discount store, isn't a...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 12:10 PM
Central Connecticut announced the hiring of Peter Rossomando as its football coach Wednesday after more than a week of contract negotiations.
Rossomando, 41, the coach at New Haven the last five seasons, emerged from a group of four finalists. He...