Burglar Lends New Meaning To the Term ‘Break-In’
Sometimes the burglars beat the boys-”the boys” being the intrepid detectives of the 19th Precinct’s detective squad-even when the perp leaves behind a calling card, as one literally did on Feb. 7.
The suspect, a 45-year-old Bronx man, had discovered a rather novel way of Read More
The life of the takeout-delivery man isn’t an especially glamorous one, what with snow, rain, sadistic motorists and the lousy tippers who greet him once the food safely reaches its destination. Add to these woes a team of muggers who have been preying on the hard-working porters of pork lo mein since January.
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Vox has a strange installation in the front that looks like conceptual art: a glass-enclosed room containing an empty gray sofa, two empty chairs and an empty glass coffee table. It’s New York’s first cell phone lounge, where you can switch on your Nokia or Motorola and yammer away without being glowered at by other Read More
A letter from the other coast: Your diarist is filing this dispatch from Los Angeles, where-to embellish a thought first voiced by the great S.J. Perelman-the entertainment industry celebrates our nation’s most sacred Thanksgiving holiday by serving up a whole flock of fresh turkeys on movie screens across America. Wait a minute. Cynical? Did I Read More