Am I the only woman in the world who doesn't like going to the salon? Whether it's for a manicure, a haircut or a color, I actively dread the experience. Not because I dislike the procedures themselves, but because I can't stand having to spend hours of my life engaged in inane chitchat with the stylist.
We all know that New York is called The City that Never Sleeps, but I don't think I ever appreciated just how true that is until I moved to London.
The WeeGee: Murder is My Business exhibition includes a mix of raw imagery, crimes and news reports of the time; resulting in a truly graphic collection of photographs which pride themselves on being unshakable from the mind. Many of WeeGee's images, such as the Naked City, which is displayed at the center's museum in all its frightening glory- once inspired the early tabloid newspapers and are partly responsible for making tabloid journalism what it is today!
Officers in Sandy Springs, Ga., are still looking out for a suspect that fled the robbery of an East Harlem pharmacy on Thursday. His alleged accomplice Rudolf Wyatt, who was shot dead by police, has been revealed as a fugitive wanted for murder around the Georgia area.
If you live alone, is it better to be in a city like New York and be surrounded by so many people so you can feel a part of something just by virtue of proximity? Or does being that close to humanity without any significant connections only exacerbate feelings of loneliness? I think it would be great to be old in New York City. I'd take the dogs out for a walk in Battery Park, I'd sit on the park benches by the river with a stack of books that I'm plowing through, and I'd rock up to ...
I just got back from a weekend in Paris. Yes, a weekend. Living in London, it's an easy thing to do to hop on the Eurostar and emerge on the other side of the English Channel two hours later. Timewise, it's just like traveling from New York to Philly. Well, sort of.
I used to think New York City was loud. It was especially bad around mid-town, where there was unending construction around Second Avenue and the lower 60s. But now I can only say, Say what? Vegas out-decibels even New York City.
I've lived in four different neighborhoods in New York City, all of them very different and interesting in their own way. The one that surprised me the most was the last place I lived - Battery Park City.
SWSX Festival 2012 Update: The Men, Beauty Bar, Mr. Dream Found Bushmills and Lemonade In Hazy Hot Sun
The first odd thing I see this morning is a man on 11th street with a tiny drum kit and a cymbal attached to the bike helmet he's wearing. Have some chips to start the day at a bar and move out.The Men sound hazy half drunk and 100% live which is a hot brand to the face in this Southern Texas City, southerner than all of Arizona and New Mexico and California at the Beauty Bar for the Consequence of Sound party.
I left my stable secure job to do it, and with it my stable secure paycheck which funded my nice apartment in Greenwich Village. A friend of a friend was subletting a fifth floor walkup on the corner of 64th & 1st, a veritable no-mans land to me. It was tiny and cheap, with nary a doorman to be found.
A friend of mine lived in a one bedroom apartment in The Devonshire, a beautiful pre-war building on the corner of 10th and University in the heart of NYU. I got really lucky and an apartment came on the market and I moved in.
Many New Yorkers may be sad about the end of the wooden constuction for the Coney Island boardwalk. But nostalgia has given way to both practical and environmental concerns
Funeral services were held on Saturday for Ramarley Graham, the unarmed 16-year-old shot and killed by police in his home earlier this month.
Anthony Shadid has been posthumously honored wih the Polk Award for his long career of valorous and wholly excellent reporting in the Middle East.
The Long Island Central Pine Barrens, a forest in the eastern part of Long Island, is the site of another gruesome discovery, more human bones.
Governor Cuomo has launched a campaign to stop gun violence in New York State.
Like many New Yorkers, I've moved house more than once.Unlike some of my (crazier) friends, I can't stand it. The one silver lining is that moving to a new neighborhood is like moving to an altogether different city but without the burden of having to make new friends.
New York's poverty-fighting efforts have been acknowledged by The Harvard Kennedy School. It has awarded a city office that Mayor Michael Bloomberg created six years ago for its work in helping poor people graduate, giving career advice and job training, and counseling them throughout.
New York's police union wants to expand the list of ailments covered by the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act to include cancers.
Grammys 2012 Live Blog Red Carpet Winners
I woke up recently in London to the news that half of Heathrow Airport's flight schedule has been cancelled on account of snow. What makes this so remarkable is the fact that the snow in question is two whole inches. Yes, that's right--two inches of snow fell on London last night and it's entire transportation infrastructure has completely shut down.
City controller John Liu met with nine of his bundlers, who are donors who get other people to donate, during his work hours last year. This mean that he may have broken election laws.
New, ugly ads in the subway designed to remind riders that obesity is unhealthy are drawing criticism for looking so disturbing.
Video has emerged of Ramarley Graham, the unarmed 18-year-old fatally shot by an NYPD officer.
A woman has sued a Bensonhurst deli because its front step make it inaccessible to her because she is in a wheelchair.The deli is owned by reputed mob boss Vincent Vinny TV Badalamenti,
At his presentation of the his budget proposals for the remaining fiscal year and for Fiscal Year 2013, Mayor Michael Bloomberg warned of the increasing cost of the pension system that, as he said, is in dire need of reform. Right now, our pension system is fairly described as a ticking time bomb, he said during the presentation.
The biggest reason for the Giants resurgence has been the defense. But the Patriots' Tom Brady is having one of the best seasons of his career, and that's saying something.
The third time was not a charm for the Pistons. The Nets took them 99-96. The Knicks face the Bulls, and it doesn't look good for them.
Rumors that the CBGB might reopen have been confirmed by a spokesperson for the new owners, reports the Local East Village.
A design flaw on the new World Trade Center could add millions to the construction cost of the new Freedom Tower, making it the most expensive building in the world. The new estimate for the building brings the total cost of construction up to $3.8 billion, $700 million more than the last estimate in 2008.