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Why We Need Shirley MacLaine, and Billy Wilder's The Apartment More Now than Ever

Vivian Norris | Posted 11.09.2011 | Entertainment
Vivian Norris

Perhaps this morality tale will cheer up a few folks who are out of work in the big city...things could be worse, you could still be working for some schmuck, dating some jerk, serving the corporate beast.

New York's Safest Neighborhood

Posted 11.08.2011 | New York

Happy residents of the Upper East Side can now call their neighborhood the safest in Manhattan, according to a report surveyed by DNAinfo.com. ...

Turning To Shakespeare On September 11th

Terence Clarke | Posted 01.23.2012 | New York
Terence Clarke

The smoke still rose, still boiling, the dead still lying in their thousands. There is not an actor in the world that could effectively play a part in such a scene.

Fewer People Going It Alone In Manhattan

AP | By MIKE SCHNEIDER and VERENA DOBNIK | Posted 11.06.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- Nowhere else is living alone celebrated the way it is in Manhattan, where solo dwelling has been exulted in pop culture from "Seinfeld" to...

Brooklyn State Of Mind: DUMBO Arts Center

Constantin Bjerke | Posted 11.02.2011 | Arts
Constantin Bjerke

Brooklyn has been the last word in New York cool for a few years now, with bands like MGMT, Sleigh Bells and White Rabbits waxing lyrical about the ne...

New York State of Mind: Countdown to the New York City Marathon

Emily Faherty | Posted 10.25.2011 | New York
Emily Faherty

It all started a few weeks back. It was 5:18 a.m., the sun was far from rising, and I was sitting alone in my Hoboken apartment... eating candy. That's when I knew I was a little insane.

An Interview With The Palm Steak Man

Jordana Zizmor | Posted 10.24.2011 | Home
Jordana Zizmor

With The Palm rolling out a brand refresh and celebrating its 85th anniversary this year I thought it would be relevant and meaningful to interview Bruce Bozzi Jr. His great grandfather founded The Palm and Bruce runs it today.

DSK Lawyers Dispute Report Of Hotel Maid's Medical Examination

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 10.16.2011 | World

JENNIFER PELTZ / AP NEW YORK -- Lawyers for former International Monetary Fund leader Dominique Strauss-Kahn fought back Tuesday after a media repo...

Astoria Characters: The Guy Who Really Gives a Fig

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 10.16.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Joe Vitale, who was born in Palermo, Italy and christened Pepino by his parents, is the fig savior. When he bought his house six years ago, the fig tree in back was all but dead. Joe nursed it back to health.

WATCH: New York Through The David Rockwell Lens

Constantin Bjerke | Posted 10.07.2011 | Arts
Constantin Bjerke

David Rockwell is no stranger to the theatre and entertainment world. First inspired from a young age by his mother's community theatre in New Jersey,...

The David Wax Museum: The Best Band You Might Not Know

Rob Kirkpatrick | Posted 09.30.2011 | Entertainment
Rob Kirkpatrick

Even as one speculates on the group's future within the archetypes of the music machine, one gets the sense the David Wax Museum will hold onto the peculiar charm of their music and their simple love of sharing it, no matter how many people are listening.

Lawyer For Hotel Maid In Strauss-Kahn Case Says Her Remarks Were Wrongfully Portrayed

AP | COLLEEN LONG and JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 09.26.2011 | World

NEW YORK — The hotel maid accusing Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sex assault has been wrongfully portrayed as a money-grubbing opportunist in accoun...

I'm With Stupid: Even Dolphins Don't Do So Many Dolphin Kicks

Todd Hartley | Posted 09.21.2011 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

A few months ago, we here at "I'm With Stupid" brought you the unbelievable but true stories of Stefaan Engels, who ran a marathon every day for a yea...

Seventeen Charged With Running Wall Street Prostitution Ring

Posted 09.19.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (Bernd Debusmann Jr.) - Seventeen people were indicted on Wednesday on charges of running a high-end prostitution ring that catered to Wa...

Food Truck Names That Should Be Banned

The Daily Meal | Posted 09.18.2011 | Home
The Daily Meal

Food trucks are everywhere. Sure, some cities lag behind, and in others, laws prevent nascent scenes from taking off. But in major cities, odds are ...

Sex Scandal Is Peephole Into Manhattan Hotel Life

Shirin Sadeghi | Posted 09.12.2011 | New York
Shirin Sadeghi

The incident with DSK and the maid hasn't shattered any myths about power and sex, but it has left hotel staff in New York, and particularly on West 44th Street, shaken.

How To Find The Secret Bakery Making New York's Best Cheesecake (VIDEO)

GloboMaestro | Posted 09.19.2011 | Travel
GloboMaestro

All the New York bakeries that lay claim to the best cheesecake in the city better watch out: There's a Belgian outfit in town whose ethereal cheesecake is unlike any other in the city.

Carmageddon, Out East, And America Fast Forward

Joel Epstein | Posted 09.07.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

For me, leaving LA doesn't mean losing touch with the progress of America Fast Forward. In fact, I find these regular outings give me some helpful perspective on what Angelenos are trying to achieve transit-wise.

LOOK: A Guide To Being A Young Lady In 1939 Manhattan

Posted 09.04.2011 | New York

Reddit user 'unmoderated' recently found a copy of "New York: Behind the Scenes", a 1939 guide by Lee Mortimer, and scanned a section called "Young La...

WATCH: Driver Speeds Around Manhattan In 27 Minutes

Posted 08.29.2011 | New York

Speed racer Alex Roy turned some heads in 2001 for claiming to drive around Manhattan in 27 minutes, reaching speeds of up to 144 mph over the 24.48 m...

A Day Trip to the Rockefeller Preserve, Just North of NYC

Lea Lane | Posted 08.27.2011 | New York
Lea Lane

Vaux and Olmsted created Central Park out of fantasy. This preserve is natural fantasy. There's even a tinge of danger. Unknown paths beckon into witchy woods. But mostly the flora and fauna offer calm.

Macy's NYC Employees Could Strike For First Time In Nearly Forty Years

Posted 08.15.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (Phil Wahba and Roy Strom) - Workers at four New York City area Macy's Inc stores, including its Herald Square flagship, could strike lat...

The Hand-Pressed Triple-B (Bacon, Butter & Bialy Sandwich)

Josh Ozersky | Posted 08.15.2011 | Home
Josh Ozersky

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Teacher, 25 Others Charged For Trading Brutal Child Sex Videos

Posted 08.15.2011 | New York

Manhattan district attorney, Cyrus R. Vance Jr., announced Tuesday afternoon that his office had filed charges against 26 individuals related to the p...

PHOTOS: 2011 Puerto Rican Day Parade

Posted 08.13.2011 | New York

Revelers flooded Fifth avenue Sunday for the 54th annual Puerto Rican Day Parade. On hand were proud Puerto Rican bystanders as well as costumed d...