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Trash Talk

Courtney Gross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Neat freaks, beware of Brownsville, steer clear of Morrisania and forget about Chinatown. These are some of the neighborhoods that received the wor...

Conan O'Brien calls, The Jobs Whisperer, Stephen Viscusi For Advice on His Next Career Move!

Stephen Viscusi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Stephen Viscusi

By Stephen Viscusi I sit and daydream about the number of celebrities who have been calling me lately for career advice. Ever since "Up in the Ai...

Conan O'Brien calls, The Jobs Whisperer, Stephen Viscusi for career advice, and hears these words: "Think Katie Couric": The Grass Is Not Always Greener!

Stephen Viscusi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Stephen Viscusi

By Stephen Viscusi I sit and daydream about the number of celebrities who have been calling me lately for career advice. Ever since "Up in the Ai...

Clouds in Her Coffee

Nora Zelevansky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Nora Zelevansky

None of my brushes with fame resonate as deeply as one run-in with Carly Simon during a warm, late spring day in 1989. I was knee deep in bar/bat mitzvah season.

Gun Show Loopholes Tracked By New York City; Dealers Allowed Purchase To Undercover Gun Buyers Who Admitted Spotty Records

The Associated Press | Sara Kugler | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK (AP)-- New York City officials secretly videotaped dozens of firearm purchases they say were illegal at gun shows in states that have not clo...

New York Drug Health

Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jeff Danziger


Hollywood vs. New York: Four Decades Of NYC Destruction On Film

Huffington Post | David Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

New York and Los Angeles have been locked in battle since the first jaded Manhattanite moved West in search of sunny skies, fertile earth, and probabl...

Bill Thompson Concession Speech (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Minutes before Mayor Bloomberg announced his victory, Bill Thompson delivered his concession speech to a disheartened crowd. After a brief surge of...

Crackdown On Cell Phone Cabbies | By Pete Donohue and Leo Standora | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The Taxi and Limousine Commission will unveil tough new proposals Friday to crack down on chatty cabbies who yak on their mobile phones while driving....

Editors' Frontman on the New Album and Leaving the Interpol Comparison Behind

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Tom Smith is well aware of the comparisons many have made between his band and the New York City band Interpol. Thankfully each passing album his band puts out make those similarities fade.

NYC Concert Review: Arctic Monkeys at Terminal 5

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jon Chattman

Arctic Monkeys have already conquered their homeland, and as evidenced last week, they're slowly gaining momentum in the states.

What We're Not Saying: Why I Miss Eliot Spitzer

Will Schwartz | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Will Schwartz

We were perversely short-sighted with the way we handled Eliot Spitzer. We prioritized our blood lust for personal justice over our desire for effective public policy.

'Housing Is a Human Right' Documents Struggle For Home

Huffington Post | Tam Vo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

With all the stories of impending foreclosures across the nation and individuals and families facing eviction and moving into shelters, Impact would l...

Protect NYC'S Carriage Horses (PETITION)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

New York City is considering a bill, Intro. 653, that some believe will severely compromise the care of the city's carriage horses since it takes away...

Best Theatre of 2009

Ryan J. Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Ryan J. Davis

In 2000, my first year living in New York City, I attended over 200 different theater productions. This year, I clocked in barely a hundred. Here are my top five.

Anthony Edwards To "Act" His Way Through The NYC Marathon (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Well, it's finally happened. Dr. Mark Greene is back on television this weekend in the NYC Marathon. And while Anthony Edwards is sure this "five hour...

Real Spider-Man: Shaun Emerson Flies With Rickshaw

Huffington Post | David Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

New York's had it's fair share of superheroes as of late, but now there's one that can actually fly. Sort of. Shaun Emerson, a "Miami transplant" to...

Washington, D.C. Office Rents Set To Pass New York City's As Most Expensive In The Nation

Wall Street Journal | CHRISTINA S.N. LEWIS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The office market in Washington, D.C., is poised to topple New York as the nation's most expensive, reflecting the declining fortunes of the nation's ...

Mayor Bloomberg and Speaker Quinn Put NYC at Forefront of Fight Against Climate Change

Peter Lehner | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Peter Lehner

While world leaders gather in Copenhagen to address climate change on a global scale, here at home, New York tackled the number one contributor to its own carbon footprint -- its buildings.

Daniel Pearl's Family Disagrees WIth NYC Trial For Khalid Sheikh Mohammed

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The mother and father of slain Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl are disappointed with the federal government's decision to try Pearl's profes...

A Bad Deal for the MTA and Its Riders

Gene Russianoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Gene Russianoff

NYPIRG's Straphangers Campaign joined in a lawsuit this week objecting to the rotten deal that the MTA struck this past June for the rights to build over the Vanderbilt Yards in Brooklyn.

Cab Vs. Pedicab: Road Rage Caught On Camera (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | David Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A brawl between a cabbie and pedicab driver was caught on tape Monday by a local Fox 5 news crew. While out shooting for a story on the rising value ...

Tavern On The Green Auction Starts Today

Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK (Associated Press) - The chandeliers and Tiffany stained glass from New York City's famed Tavern on the Green restaurant are up for sale. Th...

The Age of Invisibility

Elissa Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Elissa Stein

People in New York are far more kind and generous than we get credit for. But not for the elderly. Not here. Not anywhere, really.

KSM: Ready For His Closeup?

Michael Smerconish | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Smerconish

Sen. Arlen Specter would like to see Khalid Sheikh Mohammed's trial be televised, stemming from a prosecutorial belief that trying him in a federal civilian court is the right decision.