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Entries by Ashley McAdams from 12/2010

2010 New York Holiday Gift Guide

Posted 12.02.2010 | New York

The holidaze is upon us -- and with it comes party fouls, family drama and shopping stress. We are here to help you find the perfect presents for ever...

A Taste of NY: Holiday Gifts For Foodies

Posted 12.09.2010 | New York

When you live in New York, the expectations are high when it comes to gifting. To ensure you don't disappoint, send food-obsessed friends and family s...

Mark Madoff Cremated: His Widow Breaks Her Silence

Posted 12.15.2010 | New York

NEW YORK — Mark Madoff's widow broke her silence on Wednesday, saying she was "devastated" by his recent suicide and wanted privacy. Madoff, th...

Craigslist Serial Killer: Maine Woman May Be Among Four Dead

Posted 12.15.2010 | New York

BABYLON, N.Y. — The mother of a missing Maine woman last seen working as an escort in New York submitted a DNA sample Wednesday to authorities t...

New York Milliner Satya Twena's Couture Hats (PHOTOS)

Posted 12.15.2010 | New York

We sat down with self-professed design scientist Satya Twena, who recently launched her collection of stunning handmade headpieces to find out how the...

Gabriel Stulman On His West Village Restaurant Empire

Posted 12.16.2010 | New York

It's a big week for restauranteur Gabriel Stulman, the genius behind West Village eateries Joseph Leonard, Jeffrey's Grocery and soon-to-open Fedora. ...

NYC Cats And Dogs Available For Adoption (PHOTOS)

Posted 12.16.2010 | New York

'Tis the season to bring a furry friend into your home. We contacted local shelter Animal Haven to help showcase some adorably cute dogs and cats that...

A $50 Purchase At JillAnne Boutique Earns You A Free Pole Dance

Posted 12.23.2010 | New York

JillAnne, proprietor of JillAnne -- a stationery shop on the LES -- is pulling out all the stops for last minute holiday shoppers. If you spend $50 on...

NYC Subway Stalled Hours By Snow Drifts

Posted 12.27.2010 | New York

NEW YORK — Passengers' hours-long ordeal on two New York City subway trains stalled in snow drifts near Kennedy Airport is over. NYC Transit sp...

Public Transportation Shuts Down: 400 Spend The Night On A Train

Posted 12.28.2010 | New York

NEW YORK — It took hours for Christopher Mullen to get off a plane from sunny Cancun and on to a half-empty subway car, his only way home. It wo...

Lead Actress Natalie Mendoza Departs 'Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark'

Posted 12.28.2010 | New York

One of the lead actresses in Broadway's "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark," Natalie Mendoza, who suffered a concussion during the musical's first preview...

Buses, Ambulances Stuck In Unplowed NY Streets

Posted 12.28.2010 | New York

NEW YORK — Hundreds of buses and dozens of ambulances are stuck in the snow all over New York City and slowing the city's progress clearing snow-fil...

NYC Tow Truck Wrecks Parked Car On Street (VIDEO)

Posted 12.28.2010 | New York

The city is flailing as city workers try to dig New York out of this massive blizzard. Check out this video of a city tow truck dragging a front-end l...

Killer Found Rolling Suitcase With Body In It Claims Self-Defense

Posted 12.29.2010 | New York

NEW YORK — Authorities say a man already on probation has admitted killing a woman whose body was found in a suitcase on a New York City street. He ...

Robbers Break Through Wall in Chelsea Diamond Heist (VIDEO)

Posted 12.29.2010 | New York

CHELSEA -- Police released a video of three burglars who knocked a hole into the wall of a building next to a Chelsea diamond store and used it to ra...

Meet The Men In The NYC 2011 Firefighter Calendar Tomorrow Night

Posted 12.29.2010 | New York

Tomorrow night, warm up right with NYC's sexiest firefighters at a reception for the unveiling of the 2011 New York City Firefighters Calendar, "Gold ...

Neighbors of Alleged 'Suitcase Killer' Overheard Woman's Screams

Posted 12.29.2010 | New York

EAST HARLEM -- Neighbors of an East Harlem man who prosecutors say murdered a Bronx woman and stuffed her body into a suitcase said they heard an argu...

Fashion Designer Sylvie Cachay's Death Officially Declared Murder

Posted 12.29.2010 | New York

NEW YORK — A swimsuit designer found dead in an overflowing bathtub in a chic Manhattan hotel was strangled and drowned, the medical examiner's offi...

Jamie Stuart's Short Film 'Idiot With A Tripod' Hailed Oscar-Worthy (VIDEO)

Posted 12.29.2010 | New York

As the blizzard started to dump snow in Astoria, Queens on December 26, filmmaker Jamie Stuart broke out a camera and tripod and captured the beauty o...

Judge Strikes Down NYC's Gruesome Tobacco Ads

Posted 12.29.2010 | New York
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NEW YORK — The city's campaign to scare smokers with grotesque images of decaying teeth or a diseased lung wherever tobacco products are sold was ...

MTA Hikes Fares For Subways, Buses, Commuter Rails

Posted 12.30.2010 | New York

NEW YORK — New York commuters are facing a double-whammy: a blizzard that paralyzed the transit system and fare increases that have left some ri...

Mayor Bloomberg: City's Snowstorm Response Unacceptable

Posted 12.30.2010 | New York

NEW YORK — Mayor Michael Bloomberg visited some of the neighborhoods hard-hit by the Christmas weekend blizzard and confessed Thursday that the ...

New Year's Eve Snooki Ball Drop Moved To New Jersey

Posted 12.30.2010 | New York

NEW YORK — Turns out there wasn't room for Snooki in Times Square this New Year's Eve. MTV's plan to put "Jersey Shore" star Nicole "Snooki" Pol...