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The best and worst fall foods

With fall, all kinds of yummy seasonal foods become available to us. While most are delicious, some are healthier than other— just think, oven-roasted butternut squash versus apple cider donuts. But it's not always that obvious. To help sort out the good from the bad, as well as make...

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 11:23am

Your guide to working out in the winter

Staying motivated to exercise regularly is hard enough; once winter strikes and the temperature drops, many of us eschew the idea of going for a run or a bike ride, instead opting to camp out under a blanket on the couch.  But much of that feeling of intimidation can be chalked up to...

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 11:19am

Two NYC spots are turning into Bob's Burgers for Halloween

Halloween costumes are great, but what if an entire restaurant got in character? Greenpoint's Alameda on Franklin Street is turning into Bob's Burgers from the Fox cartoon about a family-run burger joint, switching up its usual dishes of elevated American fare for an exclusively...

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 12:02pm

Swap wine for Champagne on your holiday table

If you only think of Champagne on special occasions, then AJ Ojeda-Pons is celebrating most days of the year. “For the longest time, I had a motto: Drink Champagne every day,” says the sommelier, who mans the wine list at Geoffrey Zakarian’s The Lambs Club. “Champagne is...

Friday, October 20, 2017 - 12:56pm

'Game of Thrones' showrunners lie to the actors, too

Inside the publicity tent at a recent Game of Thrones event in New York City, actor Liam Cunningham is rolling a cigarette — while doing an interview. He’s sitting in a director’s chair opposite a journalist, who is dutifully asking him all the questions that fans of the...

Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 12:33pm

At this art show about the Olsen twins, you're the one on display

Meeting a celebrity in real life is always a risky proposition, but it’s a rite of passage for fans. Viviana Olen was just 7 when she met Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen — who turned out to be nothing like on TV. “We waited in line for, like, three hours, and we just kind of passed...

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 5:28pm

When is Passover 2017?

This year, Passover, which falls on the Hebrew calendar dates of Nissan 15-22, begins at sundown on April 10 and continues until the evening of April 18. The first two days of Passover, this year April 10 and 11, are when the Seder feast is held. What is Passover? Passover is a spring festival...

Friday, September 29, 2017 - 4:34pm

Where to get craft beer now in NYC: Long Island City

Looking for the hottest neighborhood to grab a pint? Grab the 7 train at Grand Central to Long Island City, which will soon get its fourth brewery since 2012. First came Rockaway Brewing Company, run by co-owner Ethan Long, then Big Alice and Transmitter. The neighborhood continues to be...

Friday, September 29, 2017 - 11:17am

Eat Here Now: Live the Parisian way at Boucherie

Each week, I'm going to pick three places to check out. They're totally subjective, largely arbitrary and occasionally political, just like New York's dining scene. As anyone who’s had to leave Paris knows, regret sets in sooner or later. For your wanderlusting soul...

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 10:38pm

Dating in the city: The NYC neighborhoods with the most singles

  Via Trulia Valentine's Day is just two days away and the hunt to find a date continues. It's a known fact that women outnumber men in the power centers of the Northeast: New York, Boston and Washington D.C. Real estate website Trulia backs up the facts. In New York City, women...

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 12:10pm

#Neverforget: The most memorable quotes from the 9/11 attacks

As we look back on the fateful September morning when two hijacked planes forever changed the face of Lower Manhattan and the nation, we're haunted not only by vivid images of that day but also by words. Metro.co.uk collected some of the most memorable quotes from the 9/11 terror attack....

Monday, September 11, 2017 - 9:32am

POLL: Did Ivanka Trump give her daddy a lap dance?

Ever since Donald Trump said if Ivanka Trump weren't his daughter, he'd date her, "would he or wouldn't he" rumors have swirled around the business mogul. But the daddy issues controversy predates that 2006 remark thanks to a photo that some say depicts Ivanka, Trump's...

Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 2:17pm

U.K. approves vaping to quit smoking, says it's 95 percent safer

Vaping enthusiasts worldwide are cheering a decision by British regulators granting alicense to an e-cigarette – as a prescription to quit smoking traditional cigarettes. The Guardian reported that "Britain's drug regulators have given the go-ahead for a British American Tobacco...

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - 12:30pm

Kristen Stewart says Trump was obsessed with her

Even back when Trump was just a reality star/rich jerk, he still found things to rant and rave about online. Apparently our new president—the “creepy tweeter” as some Women’s March protest signs referred to him— had it out for actress Kristen Stewart a few years ago...

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 12:17pm

Miami police officer under investigation related to porn star past

An eight-year veteran Miami police officer is under investigation related to her past as a porn star. Sabine Raymonvil, 30, who admitted to appearing in pornographic films before becoming a police officer, appeared in graphic films with a convicted rapist, New York Daily News reports....

Friday, August 11, 2017 - 2:35pm

With nudity, 'The Tempest' gets a feminist message

The Outdoor Co-Ed Topless Pulp Fiction Appreciation Society like to do the same things everyone else does in Central Park, just in less clothing. They read books, have picnics, get some vitamin D. This week, they’re joining forces with Torn Out Theater to perform Shakespeare’s The...

Wednesday, August 2, 2017 - 2:01pm

Hot chicken is the next phase of the fried chicken craze

Every time is seems like fried chicken’s 15 minutes are up, it finds a way to reinvent itself and restart the clock. Two of last year’s best openings — Birds & Bubbles, where it’s served alongside no less than flutes of bubbly, and the intensely Southern charmed Root...

Monday, July 17, 2017 - 2:30pm

Get out on NYC's waters: kayaking, sailing, surfing and more

The dregs of winter are officially gone, and sunny days are here to tempt us back to the city’s rivers. Though it’s still a bit chilly for swimming — unless you’re a Polar Bear Club member — there are plenty of other ways to enjoy NYC’s waters this season....

Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 4:16pm

'Property Brothers' tips for buying a fixer-upper

It’s a beautiful Saturday afternoon, but Drew Scott isn’t exactly enjoying it. He’s doing some weekend work on his home, and the pipes aren’t cooperating. “Our entire house smells like a sewer plant right now,” he confesses. “That’s why you leave...

Monday, June 19, 2017 - 5:38pm

Witches against Trump? Mass spell planned, Lana del Rey participating

Is there double toil and double trouble for The Donald? A community calling themselves the #magicresistanceis planning a mass spell "to bind Donald Trump and all those who abet him." The Facebook group explained what binding is and how it would apply to the object of the spell, the...

Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 7:21pm