| Jan 9, 2013
| 6:30 PM
| Jan 2, 2013
| 8:06 AM
Hundreds of hearty swimmers plunged into 2013 with a dip into the icy sea off Brooklyn's Coney Island. Polar Bear club members and other bathers stripped down to their trunks or dressed up in costumes for the annual dip.
| Dec 22, 2012
| 8:08 PM
Christmas in Rockefeller Plaza will have local ties to Somerset County this year.
Jeanne Cascio, a Somerset native, conducted her choir from Mark Twain Intermediate School in New York City as they performed for NBC's TODAY show on Sunday. The...
| May 5, 2013
NEW YORK CITY — Storybook-themed outings, particularly for young kids, abound in New York. Fans of "Eloise at the Plaza'' by Kay Thompson can book the Plaza Hotel's Eloise Suite, featuring a sparkly padded pink headboard and Eloise's name in neon...
| May 2, 2013
| 2:04 PM
Unless they're asking for spare change, people are willing to engage in conversations with folks they haven't met before for one reason: Perfect strangers are far more likely to be charmed by our adorable eccentricities than are our loved ones. Their...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 3:37 AM
Get a free Carvel ice cream cone on Thursday with a twist to help Hurricane Sandy victims in Coney Island. No coupon is necessary.
Stop in at participating shops from 3 to 8 p.m. to get a free junior cone. Make a $2 donation to the American Red Cross to...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 5:48 AM
It's a deal sealed in cement. The city has overcome its final hurdle to move forward with a plan to replace a stretch of Coney Island's fabled boardwalk with recycled plastic and concrete molded to look like wood.
An almost four-hour public hearing by...
| Mar 22, 2012
It is a match made in heaven, or at least in that part of heaven where the hip and young creatives types hang out.
For its 2012 DreamHome, the Washington Design Center asked a handful of young interior designers to take inspiration for residential spaces...
| Mar 25, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Seeking information about antiques and collectibles sometimes can be difficult because so many terms have more than one meaning. A "davenport" in England is a type of small desk. In the United States, it is a sofa. An ad may offer a "Duncan Phyfe" table....
| Apr 2, 2012
Angelina Favuzza, Christie Livoti, Joey Lynn Tekulve and Valona Saka of Oxygen's newest reality show "Brooklyn 11223" stopped by to talk about the drama we can expect this season.
Oxygen takes viewers to the close-knit Brooklyn community of Bay Ridge,...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 1:21 PM
1) Rein's New York-Style Deli
You can find 39 different sandwiches on Rein’s menu. That’s right, 39 different freakin’ types of great deli-style sandwiches, from tongue (they recommend trying a little Swiss cheese or chopped liver...