| Mar 27, 2012
| 8:46 AM
Meteorologist Craig Allen is one of the most authoritative weather source in the New York tri-state area. Allen’s reports are accurate and authoritative, his manner warm & friendly.
Craig earned his meteorology degree from the Earth & Space...
| 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....
| 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-...
| Jul 7, 2012
| 2:13 PM
CHICAGO (Reuters) - A blistering heat wave finally showed signs of letting up across the U.S. Midwest and Northeast on Sunday, with more moderate temperatures bringing relief to overheated residents from Chicago to New York, according to meteorologists....
| Jul 22, 2011
I've lived in Chicago for 26 years, after spending 20 years in New York City. Why does Chicago see dramatic temperature changes between summer and winter? New York's temperatures are wild, but the changes are never as extreme as here.
| 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...
| Jul 18, 2010
It's not hard to explain the appeal of magic. Got to clean your room? Wave a wand! Hungry? Utter a spell and a table appears, loaded with all the foods you like.
Of course, there are always complications. What spell turns the pot off, so you won't...
| Oct 28, 2008
Saturday morning, hyperbolic weather reporters here barked out warnings of heavy wind and drenching rain all day. A shower or two did dampen Manhattan streets, but the real New York weather over the weekend was elsewhere.
Friday night at the Chelsea...
| Sep 30, 2009
That roar swelling over Broadway these days is the sound of fans lined up behind police barricades at the stage door for "A Steady Rain." This is the play -- make that event -- that opened Tuesday at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre, with Hugh Jackman...