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  • The cast of "First Date" showed up in Times Square in October of 2013.
    It's tougher to meet someone in London than in New York
    If you're a young singleton on the prowl (or an old one, for that matter), you might think of booking your flight from LAX to JFK and not LHR.For, according to citisocializer (which yes, likes to start with a small "c"), 75 percent...
  • Jada Pinkett Smith plays Fish Mooney in Gotham
    'Gotham:' Corruption, darkness, and greed
    Last night the premiere of “Gotham” ran, and it is not your childhood tale of superhero defeats bad guys. This is a seedy tale of a city corrupt down to its foundation, where those to be trusted are few and far in between. It is a very...
  • Queen of Spain pays royal visit to tout dual-language program at NYC school
    Queen of Spain pays royal visit to tout dual-language program at NYC school
    Dozens of eager youngsters gave a royal welcome Monday to Queen Letizia of Spain, who showed up at their Manhattan elementary school to induct four New York schools into an international dual-language partnership program.Her Majesty and New York...
  • Morgan Freeman executive producer of Madam Secretary
    'Madam Secretary:' Intelligent, riveting, and fascinating new show
    The long awaited premiere of “Madam Secretary” took place last night, and for those who missed the behind the scenes comings and goings of the most powerful people in the nation, as they battle issues of national security and policy...
  • Blessed bathrooms
    Blessed bathrooms
    If ever a church could be said to provide a “mitzvah” it would be Trinity Episcopal Church at the foot of Wall Street in lower Manhattan which has opened its bathrooms to the nearly 11.5 million tourists who have visited the area since...
  • Save the Subway Inn
    What the Subway Inn Bar means to me
    The Subway Inn Bar, on 60th and Lexington, is facing closure after being open for seventy-seven years. If the bar is closed, it will be replaced with luxury condos. Please help save this landmark by signing the petition at http://www.change.org/p...
  • Manhattan
    WGN America captures summer's best new drama with 'Manhattan'
    WGN America is new to the original programming game, but its second original series “Manhattan” (which premiered in late July) is the best new drama on television this summer.“Manhattan” is a period piece set in the 1940s...
  • Eric Dane plays Commander Tom Chandler The Last Ship
    'The Last Ship:' Original heartfelt series
    Last night on “The Last Ship” following the rescue of the captain and the destruction of the Russians, Dr. Scott had now the obligation of creating a vaccine using the blood of the girl rescued from a boat in which all others died from...
  • Thousands line the streets at Dominican Day Parade in NYC
    Thousands line the streets at Dominican Day Parade in NYC
    Tens of thousands of New Yorkers lined Manhattan’s Sixth Avenue on Sunday sporting flags, balloons and colorful costumes to celebrate their heritage at the city’s annual Dominican Day Parade.Rumbling cheers and blaring music literally...
  • Corey Stoll plays Ephraim Goodweather on The Strain
    'The Strain:' Vampires have arrived
    The newest episode of “The Strain” ran on Sunday night and it left viewers, terrified, mesmerized, and longing for more of this dark, mysterious, question-filled drama. A plane lands in New York and everyone on board is dead except for...
  • Eric Dane plays Commander Tom Chandler The Last Ship
    'The Last Ship:' Pride, honor and honesty
    The episode of “The Last Ship” last night was heart wrenching, and the type that corroborates that if only honesty remained at the core of all deeds; life would be much simpler. The monkeys captured in Nicaragua were used for testing...
  • John Benjamin Hickey plays Frank Winter on Manhattan
    'Manhattan:' National secrecy interwoven with family
    The highly anticipated premiere of “Manhattan” ran on Sunday night, and it was even more extraordinary than expected. A town in the middle of nowhere, where scientists work on a project surrounded by secrecy demanded from the U.S....
  • DA: International cybercrime ring targeted 1K StubHub users, stole $1.6M
    DA: International cybercrime ring targeted 1K StubHub users, stole $1.6M
    A New York man and two others from New Jersey are among six people who have been indicted for their alleged involvement in an international cybercrime ring that targeted more than 1,000 StubHub users to fraudulently buy tickets and then resell...
  • Fukt 2 Start With: Short Stories & Broken Werd
    Interview: Walt Cessna on photography, substance abuse and New York City, Part 1
    Walt Cessna has become a big internet personality. As an already popular queer photographer with an expansive back catalogue, Cessna took over [[Facebook]] and [[Tumblr(NSFW)]] where his images have been shared and re-posted thousands of times. He...
  • Time Square, home of the menacing costumed characters
    Time Square, home of the menacing costumed characters
    New York (Examiner.com) – Manhattan Councilman Dan Garodnick is planning to put the snafu on Time Square’s costumed characters that are dressed as TV and comic book heroes. He is proposing a bill that will enforce the costumed critters...