Wire pol’s bid to run bugs Dems
Disgraced Democrat---ex-NY Assemblyman Nelson Castro---was mocked for mulling a comeback---after he was forced out in a perjury plea deal.
Paws Announce 2013 East Coast Summer Tour Dates
Scottish garage-rock band PAWS will embark on a brief East Coast tour in June, which includes shows with Eternal Summers, We Were Promised Jetpacks and Fucked Up.
Thu May 23, 2013
New York Daily News
'Stop-and-frisk' on decline in most precincts
This is a stop and frisk training. The controversial practice is down in Harlem, throughout the Bronx and citywide, but its use did rise in several high-crime precincts The number of police stop-and-frisks dropped by 25% in Harlem and Bronx precincts last year, mirroring a citywide decrease in the police interrogations amid harsh protests by ... (more)
The Huffington Post
Did Morgan Freeman Fall Asleep During Interview?
During an early morning interview for new movie " Now You See Me ," Morgan Freeman appeared to be a little sleepy .
Former 'Hip-Hop Minister' Continues Evolution With City Council Run
In the 1980s and 1990s, New Yorkers knew Conrad Muhammad as a young, up-and-coming member of the Nation of Islam , and a minister at Harlem's famous Mosque No.
Anthony Weiner gets supportive reception in Harlem
People shook his hand outside a Harlem subway station and asked him about issues ranging from police tactics to education and services for the mentally ill.
yMusic performing new works by Sufjan Steven, Nico Muhly & others...
Contemporary classical sextet yMusic , who have worked with The National, Bon Iver, Dirty Projectors, My Brightest Diamond, and more, will be performing on Stage 2 at Rockwood Music Hall tonight , premiering works written by Sufjan Stevens, Timo Andres, and Marcos Balter , in addition to "less-new-but-still-pretty-new" works by Nico Muhly and ... (more)
Wed May 22, 2013
New York Post
Web site sublets 'illegal' - Judge blasts NYers who rent out rooms to travelers
Thousands of New Yorkers who rent out their apartments on the popular traveler site Airbnb.com are breaking the law, a New York judge ruled - and they could be slapped with hefty fines.
Russell Simmons Wants to Open the Next Trader Joe's
The Hip-Hop Summit Action Network is an organization that introduces rappers to political causes.
Tue May 21, 2013
Top 5 NYC Apartment Hunting Tips
When looking for an apartment in the glorious city of New York, you'll probably hop on craigslist and search away.
Gay Shooting No Shocker
Mark Carson was shot because he was gay. Straight people might be shocked, but the gay community says this is no surprise-hate crimes are rising.
Mon May 20, 2013
National Jazz Museum in Harlem Presents Catching Up with Christian Tonight
National Jazz Museum in Harlem will present Jazz for Curious Listeners, Catching up with Christian tonight, May 21st from 7:00 - 8:30pm at the Metropolitan Community United Methodist Church .
Sun May 19, 2013
R.I.P. William Miles
Documentarian William Miles, whose films include 1981's I Remember Harlem and 1992's Liberators: Fighting on Two Fronts in World War II , died May 12 in New York, reports the NY Times.
Weeklong traffic mess possible after CT derailment
Traffic in southwest Connecticut could be a mess for as much as a week until service is restored to the commuter rail line affected by a derailment that injured scores of passengers, Gov.
National Jazz Museum in Harlem to Present Catching Up with Christian, 5/21
National Jazz Museum in Harlem will present Jazz for Curious Listeners, Catching up with Christian on Tuesday, May 21st from 7:00 - 8:30pm at the Metropolitan Community United Methodist Church .
Sat May 18, 2013
'Amazing' no one died in New York train crash
Officials described a devastating scene of shattered cars and other damage where two trains packed with rush-hour commuters collided in Connecticut, saying it's fortunate that no one was killed and that there weren't even more injuries.
Man Killed in Greenwich Village in Apparent Hate Crime
The scene outside West 8th Street and Sixth Avenue by the Gray's Papaya restaurant.
Fri May 17, 2013
Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival Opens the 81st Season with Dance Theatre of Harlem, 6/19
Dance Theatre of Harlem , the groundbreaking and newly revitalized classical and contemporary ballet company, will open the 2013 Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival season in the Ted Shawn Theatre June 19-23. Led by founding member and former principal dancer, Artistic Director Virginia Johnson , the company will present a range of classic and new ballet ... (more)
Globe and Mail
Cheesy, saucy, greasy: The 10 best slices in New York
Growing up in New York, grabbing a slice of pizza was a simple and commonplace thing to do.
Charleston Daily Mail
Jones recalls idolizing football hero friend
Young Jones and Turso, as seen in the school's 1965 yearbook, both waited tables in the cafeteria to defray the cost of tuition.