| Oct 28, 2012
| 2:08 PM
With potentially historic Hurricane Sandy barreling toward the tri-state area, the MTA will begin to shut down the region's mass-transportation system at 7 p.m. Sunday and city officials have enacted mandatory evacuation for the more than a quarter-of-a-...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 11:40 AM
Horse show jumping is a longtime Olympics sport, but for the last 10 years, equestrians have been performing in “horseless” show jumping, in which horse courses are run by “riders” on foot (who, by the way, do not straddle...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 4:08 PM
Fifteen people have been arrested after looting broke out in Coney Island and along the Far Rockaway peninsula, the Associated Press reported.
Suspects broke windows and damaged metal gates while breaking into several clothing stores, a Radio Shack and a...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 5:42 AM
The Salvation Army announced Thursday night that they would deliver food to victims of Hurricane Sandy at 14 locations in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island between 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. until they are no longer necessary.
The distribution centers...
| Dec 1, 2012
Many of those lucky enough to emerge from Sandy's devastation unscathed are wondering how they can help those struggling to recover. Here are some important links and information:
Friday Nov. 9th: The Hackensack NJ Police PBA will be running a one day...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 5:44 PM
The areas hit hardest by Sandy in New York City work intensely now to clean up, but their greatest concern is that the Nor'easter forecast to hit our area this Wednesday will significantly set back their efforts to recover, and could make their bad...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 11:38 AM
Paul Fejos was a technically daring filmmaker, who made four American films before fleeing Hollywood to go back to his native Hungary. “The Last Moment,” his 1927 Hollywood calling card, is lost. In 1928, he went on to make “Lonesome&...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 5:45 AM
A disaster-prone Texas tourist destination that for more than a century has been an on-again, off-again home to oceanfront amusements will once again lure thrill-seekers with roller coasters, midway games and carnival confections.
PHOTOS: New rides at...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 12:15 AM
Mater's Junkyard Jamboree combines an old-fashioned whip ride with a spinning teacup platform to deliver a truckload of thrills much wilder than you might expect from its mild appearance.
The C-Ticket family ride is one of three new attractions opening...
| Feb 4, 2011
The odd coupling of tradition and trendiness that characterizes Brooklyn's Williamsburg neighborhood is perhaps nowhere more evident than at Full Circle Bar, a watering hole on a quiet block that dead-ends at an expressway.
Here, young urbanites, who...
| Jun 1, 2011
| 2:31 PM
Late on a weekday afternoon, we called John Sayles, the independent's independent, the pragmatist's pragmatist. He was on the outskirts of Boise, in the passenger's seat of a rented Prius, beside Maggie Renzi, his longtime partner and producer. He's tall,...
| Jun 22, 2011
When Russ Hencinski looks out of his classroom window at Lane Tech High School, the science and astronomy teacher sees a strip mall with a Jewel-Osco grocery store and other smaller shops.
But in his mind's eye, Hencinski can conjure up an image of the...