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Free museum days honor Pritzker Prize, milestones

NewYorkology | NewYorkology | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A number of New York City will be opening their doors for free for special occasions in the coming months, celebrating awards, anniversaries ...

Former New York city cop is found guilty of conspiracy in Rutherford incident | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

HACKENSACK -- A former New York City police officer accused of trying to rob a suspected New Jersey drug dealer at the man's home in Rutherford ha...

Hudson Valley Gay Mobilization

Room Eight | Room Eight | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Hudson Valley Gay Mobilization  By Michael Boyajian  I remember just a few years back when Marriage Equality New York decided to expand the battle f...

THE VINES (#02-2010).

Room Eight | Room Eight | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Many folks complain that I don't write enough about the happenings (and political gossip) in Queens, Manhattan, Staten Island and the Bronx: they are ...

Walgreens to sell genetic test kits

Fox 31 | Fox 31 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

NEW YORK (AP) -- The largest U.S. drugstore chain, Walgreen Co., will start selling genetic testing kits at many of its stores later this month, accor...

Weighing in on the question of Puerto Rico’s relationship with the USA

Room Eight | Room Eight | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Look, I wasn't born on the island of Puerto Rico, or on one of those little islands situated nearby (like Vieques for example); so one can say I have ...

NYC Tourist

Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jeff Danziger


A Perfect Summer Cake, Light and Fluffy

Big Girls, Small Kitchen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Big Girls, Small Kitchen

Lemon-Almond Cake is my favorite summer dessert. It has so few ingredients and such a fresh, clean taste, I can't help but want to make it for every dinner party, every box of treats, every day.

Barbie Exhibit Comes To Ellis Island

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

To mark its 30th anniversary of "Dolls of the World Collection," Mattel is showcasing Barbie dolls representing over 40 countries and nations (i.e. Ru...

In New York: Gallery Openings This Weekend

ARTINFO | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Openings this week is brimming with possibility, not least because a new show at Canada carries with it a requisite, sublime trip to the Chinatown Ice Cream Factory.

Grand Theft Auto 3: Rail City

Greg Selkoe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Greg Selkoe

This is the last of my 3 part installment of posts entitled Grand Theft Auto. In this post I will discuss inner city public rail transportation and automobile use in urban settings.

Grand Theft Auto 2: San Autodreas-Highspeed Fail

Greg Selkoe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Greg Selkoe

America, it is time to get serious about rail and stop getting our a** kicked by the rest of the world.

The Gay Marriage Bubble

Steven Mesler | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Steven Mesler

While reading Cynthia Nixon's recent post on the failure of the New York State legislature to pass a gay marriage bill, I had an epiphany.

Paterson Will Leave Office Over His Dead Body

New York Observer | New York Observer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

David Paterson, I think, just ended the speculation he's resigning. "The only way I'm not going to be governor next year is at the ballot box. ...

Generation Innovation: Creating Jobs and Growth in New York City

Reshma Saujani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Reshma Saujani

E.B. White once wrote that New York is "by all odds the loftiest of cities. It even managed to reach the highest point in the sky at the lowest momen...

New York State places dozens of NYC schools on replacement list

Gotham Schools | GothamSchools | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The New York State Department of Education has singled out 34 New York City public schools, most of them large high schools, that it believes s...

Macy's to open Bloomingdale's outlet in Paramus | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

ASSOCIATED PRESSMacy's plans to open Bloomingdale's outlets in three states, including New Jersey.NEW YORK -- Macy's said today it will open its f...

Natural and Unnatural Disasters

West Side Spirit | West Side Spirit | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Yes, earthquake prediction and preparedness are most on this columnist's mind, but first some tips to prevent and cope with all too commonplace home f...

How Dumb Do The Leaders Of The Independence Party Think We Are?

Room Eight | Room Eight | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

In today's Politicker, we read the following -   Jacki...

Authorities say lost Targhee skier died from hypothermia

Vail Daily. | Vail Daily | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

JACKSON, Wyo. - Authorities say a New York man who got lost while skiing at Grand Targhee Resort has died from hypothermia. The Teton County...

EMTs Off Suspension, Deny Accusations in Pregnant Woman's Death

NBC NewYork | NBC New York | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Two New York City EMT's accused of walking away from a pregnant woman who collapsed and later died are returning to work after a suspension. ...

Take-Two Takes on New Board Members

NY Convergence | NY Convergence | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

New York based video game publishing company Take-Two Interactive Software ...

Authorities say lost Targhee skier died from hypothermia

The Aspen Times | Aspen Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

JACKSON, Wyo. - Authorities say a New York man who got lost while skiing at Grand Targhee Resort has died from hypothermia. The Teton County...

Prayer misunderstanding leads New York-to-Louisville flight to be diverted to Philly | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

PHILADELPHIA -- Authorities said a misunderstanding about a Jewish prayer ritual led to the diversion of a US Airways flight. City police Lt. Fran...

Air America Radio closes | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

GETTY IMAGESOne of liberal radio's most progressive outlets, Air America Radio, shut down its operations Thursday. Political satirist Al Franken s...