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PHOTOS: Jersey Shore Episode 7 Recap

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Ronnie and Sammi have a huge fight, even by their standards, and Sammi says goodbye. It's all in last night's episode of "Jersey Shore." Click through...

PHOTOS: Altruism Grows In Queens

Huffington Post | Damiano Beltrami | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Seven days a week, 365 days a year, Jorge Munoz serves 140 hot dinners to day laborers in Jackson Heights, Queens. "When I see these guys in the st...

Astoria Characters: The Lace-Curtain Ladies

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to The Great Snow Show. My rapt "audience" -- the little old ladies who live on my block -- is peeking at me from behind lace curtains.

WATCH: Penn Station Turns 100

The Huffington Post | Grace Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Penn Station turned the ripe old age of 100 a few weeks ago and BBC News put together a lovely video in honor of the architectural gem -- or rather, i...

PHOTOS: From Yankee Stadium French Fries To Biofuel

The Huffington Post | Damiano Beltrami | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Sometimes greasy fries can come in handy, and not just for staving off a hangover. Tri-State Biodiesel, a Bronx-based company, turns grease collecte...

Astoria Characters: The Canines' Constant Companion

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

"Hey, Dog Walker!" The shout-out bounds across the street like a puppy fetching a stick. Erin O'Meara, leash and iPod in hand, waves.

PHOTOS: Quentin Roast, Worlds Aids Day, Anna Wintour & Co.

The Huffington Post | Grace Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The first day of December did not disappoint on the party and premiere circuit. Red was everywhere and celebs like Christy Turlington, Stockard Cha...

Fixers Collective: Brooklyn Workshop Fosters Art of Repair (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Damiano Beltrami | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

On a recent Thursday evening in a cramped room by the Gowanus canal in Brooklyn, Joe Holdner was fixing a Dutch-style chandelier made in China, David ...

Homes Made Of Trash, Trees & Meat: The Future Of New York? (Photos)

The Huffington Post | Damiano Beltrami | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Architect and urban designer Mitchell Joachim hates the idea of a lower-pollution New York a hundred years from now. He envisions a city that actually...

Mets: Stay Optimistic

Steven Hirsch | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Steven Hirsch

With the new additions of Sandy Alderson and Terry Collins, Mets fans really do have reason to be excited.

Students Direct, Drama Ensues: Lessons In Leadership

Kate Quarfordt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Kate Quarfordt

Who knew that all the experience I racked up learning to lead in my own classroom wouldn't translate to an ability to teach my students to do the same?

RECORD SNOWFALL (Send Us Your Pics!)

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

If you feel like you've never seen this much snow in January, you're right. The 19 inches of snow New York City received Wednesday and Thursday broke...

Astoria Characters: The Jailhouse Thespian

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

"Do you like cats?" That's Lauren Shpall's greeting when she opens the front door, one ebony and one ivory feline at her feet.

Public Transportation 2.0, A Cab-Sharing App for New Yorkers

Huffington Post | Damiano Beltrami | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A real-time, cab-sharing system called Weeels promises to save New Yorkers money, time, space - and perhaps meet a soul mate as well. When a user en...

New York's State Deficit Problem Solved: EBAY

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

New York has the solution to the deficit problem: EBAY. The Daily News reported that the government made "$1.3 million last year by selling its unwan...

NYU's New Energy Efficient Power Plant

nytimes.com | MATTHEW L. WALD | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

People concerned about global warming talk about how to force generators of heat-trapping gases to shoulder the expense of cutting their emissions. Bu...

'No Strings Attached' After Party & More Last Night

The Huffington Post | Grace Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Celebrities packed the after party for the screening of No Strings Attached. Ashton Kutcher, Demi Moore, Paul Haggis and Fred Arminsen were there as ...

AGENDA: 'Gabi On The Roof', Ecstatic Music Festival & NY Boat Show

The Huffington Post | Grace Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Escape the arctic chill this weekend with a sip of absinthe at a history class on Friday or by enjoying the warmth of Carnegie Hall on Saturday at the...

You're On Hidden Camera! Employees Suing Duane Reade For $110M

| Sun Kersor | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Sixteen Duane Reade workers are suing their employer for placing surveillance cameras in the bathroom of the company's Maspeth, Queens warehouse. Why ...

(PHOTOS) Portlandia Party, Folk Art Museum Gala & More Last Night

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

New Yorkers came out in a big way last night to support the American Folk Art Museum, the Perlman Music Program and the Food Bank for New York City's ...

Bob Guccione, Vanessa, and Me

Susie Bright | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Susie Bright

My late and legendary "porn boss" is in the news today. It's fascinating to learn personal history of my first mainstream publisher.

Where Have All The o.b. Tampons Gone?

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Many menstruating New York City women have been left in a lurch without their trusty o.b tampons. Since the fall, drugstores have had trouble sto...

PHOTOS: '30 Rock' Pals Celebrate Betty White's 89th

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Last night, comic queen Betty White celebrated her 89th birthday. Valerie Bertinelli, Wendie Malick, Betty White, Jane Leeves, Judah Friedlander and ...

Astoria Characters: The History Buff

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Alfred C. Ronzoni Jr. arrives at the Greater Astoria Historical Society right on the dot. Al, in case you didn't know, is one of the pasta-making Ronzonis.

WATCH: NYC's Best Concerts This Week (1/18-1/23)

The Huffington Post | Grace Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

This week is packed with great concerts from classic performers like Prince and Gregg Allman to newer bands like the Smith Westerns and The Drums. Th...