11 hrs ago
'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.
13 hrs ago
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.
Thu May 16, 2013
The Big Apple
"Loose lips sink ships"
Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.
Harlem Shake Opens May 16 #Harlem #HarlemNYC
Harlem Shake, a neighborhood-oriented burger and milkshake joint embracing the Harlem of old, opens tomorrow, bringing high-quality, affordable fare to local residents and visitors alike.
The Brooklyn Paper
If Knishes could tawk: Documentary explores the New York accent
Heather Quinlan, the director of the documentary "If These Knishes Could Talk," eats one of those silent knishes in Brighton Beach The New York City accent is a well known cliche from such films as "Midnight Cowboy," but in a new documentary called "If These Knishes Could Talk: The Story of the New York Accent," the reality of the famous speech of ... (more)
Wed May 15, 2013
WTCI-PBS Hosts Screening With Howard High Students
The Central Park Five, a new documentary film from award-winning filmmaker Ken Burns, tells the story of the five black and Latino teenagers from Harlem who were wrongly convicted of raping a white woman in New York City's Central Park in 1989.
New Pittsburgh Courier Online
Lott Carey: Changing lives wita
The East Liberty area of Pittsburgh provided the foundation for the 2013 Lott Carey Spring Missions Conference.
ArtPrize 2013 jurors awarding $100,000 in prizes include three curators, an architect and a poet
Mark Augustyn explores an area of Alois Kronschlaeger's "Habitat" during ArtPrize at SiTE:LAB, 54 Jefferson SE, in Grand Rapids Monday, September 24, 2012.
Tue May 14, 2013
Fast-food workers stage protests for higher wages
Low-wage restaurant workers are campaigning for better pay in cities around the country.
Mon May 13, 2013
Antoinette Montague Performs at NY Baha'i Center Tonight
Renowned jazz vocalist and recording artist Antoinette Montague will perform at The NY Baha'i Center in Manhattan tonight, May 14, at 8 PM and 9:30 PM.
20 NYC Cooking Classes to Take This Week & Beyond
We're teaming up with CourseHorse , a free service that aggregates classes to take in your spare time.
Central Park Conservancy Begins Work To Renovate 21 Playgrounds
A major effort has been launched to raise money for the purpose of sprucing up all 21 playgrounds in Central Park.
Wynton Marsalis fan club
Winners of 18th Essentially Ellington Competition 2013
New York, NY Tonight, Jazz at Lincoln Center proudly announced the high school jazz bands in the nation who took the highest honors at the prestigious 18th Annual Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition & Festival at Frederick P. Rose Hall , home of Jazz at Lincoln Center.
Sun May 12, 2013
Wall Street Journal
Style Keeps On Trucking
Schnitzel, waffles and spring rolls aren't the only treats that New Yorkers can buy on four wheels.
Sat May 11, 2013
Morgenthau found fertile ground as Treasury chief
Franklin D. Roosevelt invited his new neighbor, Henry Morgenthau Jr., to lunch at Hyde Park in 1915.
Fri May 10, 2013
The New York Observer
Bloomberg Recalls Upper East Side's Gritty Roots in Safety Speech
In a room filled with the grieving families of fallen cops, Mayor Michael Bloomberg once again lashed out against his wannabe successors who've been critical of the department-albeit less dramatically than his fire-and-brimstone speech last week.
Grandson of Malcolm X killed at Mexico City bar
Malcolm Shabazz, grandson of political activist Malcolm X, was found dead outside a Mexico City bar after a violent dispute over the bill, authorities said Friday.