| Sep 9, 2011
| 10:43 AM
WEST PITTSTON, Pa. -- Authorities in eastern Pennsylvania surveyed the damage Friday caused by near-historic flooding as the remnants of Tropical Storm Lee soaked the region for another day.
"Potentially thousands of homes" have been affected, Luzerne...
| May 18, 2011
| 8:14 AM
This weather system that won't move out of the Tri-State is making it harder people to get around the metropolitan area. It also prompted New Jersey's Office of Emergency Management to issue a warning, and the situation is not going to change until the...
| May 28, 2012
| 8:25 AM
Chef Jamie Purviance
To purchase a copy of the book:
Weber's Time to Grill: Get In. Get Out. Get Grilling
Marinated Strip Steaks with Gorgonzola Sauce
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Marinating Time: 2 to 4 hours
Grilling Time: 6 to 8 minutes...
| May 22, 2011
On a crisp, sunny March afternoon, Arthur Laurents welcomed me into his handsome townhouse in Greenwich Village, his home for 51 years, which he had filled with tasteful furnishings, antiques and fine artwork.
He agreed to the in-person interview to talk...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 3:34 PM
Attention Manhattanees: it's not your landlord's fault your rent is so obscenely expensive. Blame basic economics and its unrelenting supply and demand curve.
The average rent in Manhattan has hit a record high of $3,400 to $3,418, a report released by...
| Oct 31, 2011
| 7:09 AM
One of the darkest Halloweens ever loomed for roughly 2.8 million households left without power on Sunday by a rare October snowstorm in the Northeast that bedeviled transportation and killed at least eight people.
Jack-o'-lanterns peeked through record-...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 10:00 AM
Last week, for the first time in its 37-year history, Unit 2 of the Millstone nuclear power plant was shut down because the Long Island Sound water used to cool it off was too damned warm. That plant provides half of all of Connecticut’s power....
| Apr 23, 2012
| 10:26 AM
A large snowstorm came barreling through the Northeast on Monday, threatening to drop 16 inches in some areas and frustrate commuters.
By Monday morning, Newfield, New York, was reporting 10 inches of snow, while Ridgebury, Pennsylvania, had 8 inches....
| May 30, 2010
Here's a list of the nation's historical hot spots — the five most- and least-visited monuments in 2009 — from National Park Service data. With ancient petroglyphs and eerie cave dwellings, war-scarred memorials and islands reachable only by...
| Feb 7, 2010
It's the night after New Year's Eve and hundreds of kids are crammed into the Smell, the downtown DIY tabernacle of the Los Angeles avant-garde. A sweating mass of art students, skate punks and subterranean scene staples ecstatically moshes to a...
| Aug 1, 2010
Though I write for this West Coast newspaper, I live in New York City. That means, like a lot of dwellers of the five boroughs, I spend a disproportionate amount of time thinking about real estate, whether griping about too-high rents for tiny...