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National Weather Service No Admirer Of Tv's Storm Names

8th February 2013

It appears that the winter storm bearing down on the East Coast -- forecasters say that it could be one of the worst in many years -- is being called Nemo by everyone except the...

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Ny Theater Owners Fight Ban On Supersized Drinks

17th September 2012

New York theater owners are vowing to fight a recently enacted law that would bar the sale of supersized sugary drinks in many public places. A spokesman for the National Association of Theatre Owners in...

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Movie Reviews New Years Eve

9th December 2011

New Year's Eve boasts a skillful comedy director, Garry Marshal, and an imposing cluster of stars, including Halle Berry, Hilary Swank, Robert De Niro, Michelle Pfeiffer, Cary Elwes, James Belushi, Penny Marshall, Matthew BroderickBon Jovi,...

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Jon Stewart A Modern-day Ed Murrow?

27th December 2010

In what today's (Monday) New York Times suggested was an Edward R. Murrow/Walter Cronkite moment in terms of the media's influence on public policy, comedian Jon Stewart's recent broadcasts urging passage of the 9/11 "first...

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Generous Diane Von Furstenberg

5th August 2010

Diane von Furstenberg is set to give away half her fortune to charity.The designer has promised to donate 50 per cent of her wealth to the Giving Pledge - an initiative set up by Microsoft...

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Candidates Reject Town Hall Invite From Abc

10th June 2008

John McCain and Barack Obama have each rejected an offer by New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and ABC News to appear in a general-election town hall that would be hosted by Diane Sawyer. The two...

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Dick Clark Still Rockin' On New Year's Eve

2nd January 2008

Although his speech remained noticeably affected by the stroke that felled him in 2004, Dick Clark kidded co-host Ryan Seacrest and, as always, counted down the moments to 2008 in New York's Times Square Monday...

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Into The Wild Tops Gothams

28th November 2007

Sean Penn's Into the Wild has taken the best feature award at the 17th Gotham awards, held at Steiner Studios in Brooklyn, New York.Penn's adaptation of John Krakauer's book tells the true story of Christopher...

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Broadway Stagehands On Strike

11th November 2007

Stagehands at theatres lining New York's legendary Broadway have gone on strike, with more than 20 plays and musicals forced to close.The strike comes after three months of intense negotiations between producers and the Local...

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Abc Probing Possibility Of Further Phony Stories By French Writer

14th September 2007

It was alleged Thursday that numerous interviews published under the byline of Alexis Debat, a former ABC News consultant, may never have taken place. Following Senator Barack Obama protest that he had never been interviewed...

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Disabled Sag Activist Sentenced For Possession Of Child Porn

31st January 2007

A New York actor who had actively campaigned to pressure the film and TV industry to hire the disabled has been sentenced to 44 months in prison for possession of child pornography. Ed Jupp, 51,...

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Bloomberg To Try New Tactic In Dealing With Pirates

24th October 2006

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg wants to use the same public nuisance laws that have been invoked to shut down buildings where knock-off handbags and designer dresses are being produced to shut down buildings where...

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Celia Cruz's Funeral Draws Thousands

23rd July 2003

ANTONIO BANDERAS and his wife MELANIE GRIFFITH were among thousands of mourners who turned out for salsa legend CELIA CRUZ's funeral in New York yesterday (22JUL03). Hordes of fans cheered as a horse-drawn carriage...

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