| Sep 26, 2013
| 7:54 AM
Police and the FBI continued a massive manhunt Thursday for the man who opened fire inside a business on Long Island, killing one employee, critically injuring the company's chief executive and prompting the lockdown of nearby schools and a shopping...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 9:08 AM
A 17-year-old girl could face charges in connection with the death of her fetus that she carried in a shopping bag while allegedly trying to steal goods from a Victoria's Secret store, New York police said Friday.
The Brooklyn girl, and her friend, also...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 1:59 PM
The Banksy-bonanza in New York City is stalled -- at least temporarily.
So far this month, the prankster British street artist has put on a colorful, frenetic treasure hunt of sorts with his monthlong “artists residency,” “Better Out...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 3:50 PM
In the program for "Fast Company," a play by Carla Ching now having its world premiere at South Coast Repertory, the verb "grift" is helpfully defined: "To obtain goods or money illegally by use of skill rather than violence."
Many of you are no doubt...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 11:39 AM
Actress Leah Remini has thanked fans for their support as rumors swirl that she is leaving the Church of Scientology.
A Thursday report in the New York Post indicated that the "King of Queens" alum was planning to exit sci-fi writer L. Ron Hubbard's...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 1:14 PM
A red Rose grows in Brooklyn, marries German refugee Albert (from a once-wealthy family but also a gung-ho Jewish communist like herself), and after some debate (a specialty), moves with him to the planned community of Sunnyside Gardens, Queens. There...
| Aug 31, 2013
Commercial apple varieties mostly lack the intensity, complexity and idiosyncrasies of the finest older and specialty kinds, for which the prime season has just begun. It's a good time to review the most flavorful varieties that will be available at local...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 2:47 PM
Gia Allemand, who appeared on "The Bachelor" and its spinoff show "Bachelor Pad," died Wednesday following an apparent suicide attempt.
"Due to a critical loss of brain and organ function, life support was withdrawn today," the reality star's publicist,...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 6:00 AM
The women in this summer's lauded Netflix series "Orange Is the New Black" are as colorful as the orange jumpsuits worn by the inmates of Litchfield Prison where the show is set.
Though they live within the confines of the same barbed wire fence, the...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 10:00 AM
If there is a lesson to be learned from the unorthodox story of BodyTraffic — the Los Angeles contemporary concert dance company founded in 2007 — it must be that defying conventional wisdom is the route to success.
| Jul 16, 2013
| 12:22 PM
For more than two decades, Nas’ prolific career has been a hallmark for hip-hop, and now Harvard University has established a fellowship in the lyricist's honor.
The W.E.B. Du Bois Institute at Harvard University and the Hip-Hop Archive...