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Check out fried chicken and Champagne at Birds & Bubbles, or eggs and Dom Perignon at Denny's, or Buffalo chicken croquettes at Urbo At Birds & Bubbles, a newly opened restaurant on the Lower East Side where Southern comfort food meets Park Avenue, chef Sarah Simmons pairs fried chicken with Champagne - just the latest fusion of high and low end edibles. "I wanted to make food that people crave - but I also wanted to drink amazing wine whether I'm picking up Thai food or eating at Eleven Madison Park," Simmons says of her inspiration behind the fast food-meets-fancy concept.
Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Nobel laureate Toni Morrison were among those sharing memories of the late author and Renaissance woman artist Friday at The Riverside Church in Manhattan, a few blocks west of a Harlem town house that Angelou owned in recent years. From a stage brightened by beds of white roses, it was a chance for friends and family members to pay tribute before hundreds of attendees and for the city itself to claim at least part of her legacy.
Primary Stages in association with Susan Dietz , present the world premiere of While I Yet Live by the Tony-winning star of Kinky Boots and Angels in America, Billy Porter , and directed by Tony Award nominee Sheryl Kaller . Poor Behavior plays a limited, six-week engagement September 23 - October 31 at Primary Stages at The Duke on 42nd Street - a NEW 42ND STREET project .
American comedian Joan Rivers died 10 days ago, at the age of 81. I was surprised to hear it. Here after all was a woman who'd had so many surgical procedures to arrest the ravages of time, she seemed oddly invincible.
An off-duty New York State narcotics agent carrying a Glock was arrested after a shooting on Manhattan's Upper West Side on Friday night left two people injured, New York City police said. The gun belonging to Victor Zambrano, 49, of Manhattan, went off as he was arguing with a woman he'd been drinking with earlier in the evening, police said.
"Twentieth-century technology," writes economic historian Joel Mokyr in the Manhattan Institute's excellent City Journal, "was primarily about 'large' things." Large in physical size, that is.
With prayers, poetry, song and a 21-gun salute, Bay Ridge paid tribute to the victims of Sept. 11 in a heartfelt ceremony held at the 69 "We stand here with pain in our hearts, tears in our eyes and images burned into our memories," state Sen. Marty Golden, who organized the remembrance, told a crowd of hundreds standing on the pier.
Lawyers for Alan and Royanne Minskoff are scheduled to face off in Manhattan Supreme Court on Sept. 18 with the counterparts for Jean Minskoff Grant, in a new legal skirmish involving the descendants of the famed real estate family.
A bunker-like mansion on Greenwich St. in the West Village is one of the most expensive townhouses ever sold in Manhattan. The property, at 802 Greenwich St., has sold for a whopping $42.5 million to an unidentified buyer.
The off-Broadway company Second Stage Theatre said Friday it will no longer stage the musical based on Bret Easton Ellis ' novel. Second Stage was to have started performances of it in February 2015.
In this Nov. 21, 2008 file photo, author Maya Angelou delivers a tribute to South African Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu at the State Department in Washington. Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Nobel laureate Toni Morrison were among the expected speakers at a tribute to Maya Angelou, the author, poet and stage performer who died earlier this year.
"I worked from 1990 to 1992 in One World Trade Center on the 101st floor, right above where the plane hit," the native New Yorker said Thursday morning following North Ridgeville's Sept. 11 observance at South Central Park.
"No Name... & A Bag O' Chips" comedy / variety show producer, Eric Vetter recently announced two September shows at Otto's in Manhattan with the first tonight, Sepember 12th featuring comics Kevin Avery , Jeff Kreisler and Brandon Scott Wolf . The festivities will continue on Friday, September 19th with performers Liam McEneaney , comedian /pundit/blogger Leighann Lord , Sharon Spell and sketch comedy collective Kokomo .
The Nassau County Police Department has reported the arrest of a Manhattan man for Possession of a Forged Instrument that occurred on Wednesday September 10, 2014 at 6:20 p.m. in Valley Stream. According to Narcotics and Vice Squad detectives, Michael Haywood 32, of 301 W. 150th Street presented two forged prescriptions to a pharmacist at Dale Drugs located at 531 Merrick Road to be filled.
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