A New Jersey woman was charged with manslaughter and felony assault following the mysterious death of a woman in a Meatpacking District hotel last summer, police said. Read More
NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton said today that it would be a “terrible mistake” to legalize marijuana and predicted problems for states that go that course.
Still, he insisted that he supports the medical use of the drug–putting him on the same page as Mayor Bill de Blasio, who is also also opposed to following in the footsteps of Colorado and Washington, two states that have recently legalized and taxed pot.
Mayor Bill de Blasio, who is set to deliver remarks this evening in front of a well-heeled crowd of donors at a fund-raiser with President Barack Obama, joked today he’ll be the odd one out.
Gretchen Reel had crates of decomposing seagulls, pigeons, robins, wrens and loons in the home she shared with her 95-year-old mother in Little Silver. Read More
Something wetter than the mermaid parade might be coming to Coney Island. Read More
Mayor Bill de Blasio this afternoon announced the appointment of commissioners of the Department of Correction, Department of Probation and several other criminal justice positions.
Joseph Ponte will lead the Department of Correction, Ana Bermudez will helm the Department of Probation, Elizabeth Glazer will head the Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice and Vincent Schiraldi will serve as the senior adviser to the Office of Criminal Justice. Read More
The greatest part of charm consists in sensing what other people want—an intuition not unlike that behind an especially marvelous hotel. Read More
All the fun of bowling and rocking out in Brooklyn, without the hipsters? Sounds like a plan. Read More
Who needs South by Southwest when you can just stay in New York? The Tribeca Film Festival (TIFF), in its 13th year, is continuing its march toward becoming one of the most futuristic, forward-thinking events in the industry, with a beefed-up transmedia and technology lineup. The festival, which starts April 16, has balanced its run of celebrity-studded narratives and award-winning docs with technology-focused “films” that emphasis audience interaction, music and immersive experiences. Read More
‘Muppets Most Wanted,’ ‘Noah’ and ‘Under the Skin’ make the list. Read More