Nicholas Lim

A celeb’s guide to New York

Amidst the daily hustle and bustle (and sometimes, the occupying of Wall Street) of New York City, it is easy to forget that we live in one of the greatest cities in the world. But Jeryl Brunner’s new book, “My City, My New York,” helps remind us of the beauty and magnificence of the city, while...

Monday, November 14, 2011, 11:35 PM

David Crabb: ‘Bad Kid,’ excellent show

For most of us, those formative years are best kept hidden and forgotten in the deepest depths of our memories. So revisiting those moments — let alone making a play out of them — takes a lot of guts. And yet David Crabb is willing to relive his youth in front of an audience that may or may not...

Tuesday, November 8, 2011, 10:09 PM

Guide to what's happening in New York this week

HalloweenBrooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy’s All Hallows Eve BashSaturday, 8 p.m. to 1 a.m., Brooklyn Bridge Park, 334 Furman St., Brooklyn, $60www.brooklynbridgepark.orgCome dressed in your Halloween best — or at least as your best bad guy (the night’s theme is “Heroes and Villains”). Admission...

Friday, October 28, 2011, 12:12 AM

Spine-tingling Halloween fun for kids

Salem Haunted HappeningsNow through Monday, Salem, Massachusetts www.hauntedhappenings.orgNo one celebrates Halloween like Salem! For the whole month, all across Salem, tons of Halloween fun and festivities are available — including cemetery tours, fright nights, haunted houses and carnivals. To...

Wednesday, October 26, 2011, 11:35 PM

‘Beautiful Creatures’: Claim one for yourself

Now that Harry Potter is no more, authors everywhere are trying to out-charm one another with their own brand of literary magic to fill that mystical, money-making void. Amidst the chaos are best friends and co-authors Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl, whose own young adult saga, “Beautiful Creatures...

Monday, October 24, 2011, 10:16 PM

Why is Sarah Palin's 'The Undefeated' called 'The Undefeated'?

You may or may not agree with her policies, but when Sarah Palin speaks, or rather, has a film about herself, it is better that you pay attention. Ironically named “The Undefeated”, the trailer gives the viewers a glimpse of what the actual film entails — a documentary that chronicles Palin’s...

Friday, July 8, 2011, 7:41 PM

Atlantis: American Space Shuttle program launches its final mission

By the time you read this, the NASA’s Space Shuttle program would have been sent into a gradual but definite closure, as its last operational shuttle, Atlantis, takes off for its last mission, STS-135. Launching on July 8, 2011, the space shuttle will carry additional supplies to the International...

Friday, July 8, 2011, 5:56 PM

Inside the fancy new Wall Street Duane Reade (PHOTOS)

Yesterday, Duane Reade debuted its new flagship store on 40 Wall St., which boasts services and amenities we would never expect from the place. (We usually only go to DR for paper towels.) Since it’s on the same block as our office, we stopped by to check it out. Forget Maybelline mascara — at the...

Thursday, July 7, 2011, 2:30 PM

Independence Day through the eyes of a foreigner

What does Independence Day mean to you? Is it a day of rejoice and celebrations? A day of fun and family reunions? Or is it a day where you take to the streets and congregate with fellow Americans and spangle the roads with your undying patriotism? For me, I eagerly anticipate the federal holiday....

Friday, July 1, 2011, 10:17 PM