September
12
2017

How prima ballerinas’ gorgeous costumes get made

What’s a night at the ballet without the glorious costumes? On Sept. 28, the New York City Ballet will fête both at its annual Fall Fashion Gala, hosting the global premieres of four dance pieces, each outfitted with original creations by a buzzy NYC designer. Prima fashionista Sarah Jessica Parker, who serves as vice chair…

September
12
2017

Jean-Georges’ Public Kitchen is a tasty, if predictable, crowd-pleaser

Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s Public Kitchen at Ian Schrager’s teeming new Public Hotel on Chrystie Street promises “the best of ‘New York’ food,” “world food” for “all tastes and diets” and “international flavors that make up the Lower East Side.” But let’s cut through all the promotional hype and call it what it is: downtown, party-time cuisine…

September
12
2017

Rob and Chyna ‘unaware’ of children’s services investigation

The Lashed Salon owner still has a restraining order against Rob Kardashian.

September
12
2017

Daniel Dae Kim close to replacing Ed Skrein in ‘Hellboy’

Skrein exited the movie following whitewashing backlash.

September
12
2017

Deadly street stabbing caught on video

Video released by the NYPD on Tuesday shows the moment a killer plunged a knife into a man’s neck on a Bronx street before running off. In the pixelated surveillance footage, the unknown attacker in a white t-shirt with dark lettering jabbed the blade into the side of Tremel Brown’s neck on July 13 just…

September
12
2017

Want to be famous? Better hope your roommate wants it first

It’s not uncommon for stars to be friends with other famous people, but surprisingly, it turns out that those friendships often date back to before they were successful. These stars all started at the bottom together, and brought each other all the way to the top.

September
12
2017

Trump to survey Hurricane Irma damage in Florida

President Trump will travel to Florida on Thursday with the first lady to assess the damage caused by Hurricane Irma, a spokesperson says. Melania Trump’s communications director, Stephanie Grisham, confirmed the trip on Twitter Tuesday. “.@flotus will travel to #Florida w POTUS on Thurs to survey aftermath of #HurricaneIrma,”

September
12
2017

NASA to ‘slingshot’ around Earth in movie-like mission

A crack team of astronomers, researchers and amateur star gazers are preparing to track the historic flight of a NASA spacecraft as it skims over Australia later this month. The OSIRIS-REx spacecraft is en route to the carbonaceous asteroid Bennu and the plan is to use Earth’s gravity to get it there. The spacecraft will…

September
12
2017

Reddit’s ban on bigots was successful, study shows

Banning bigoted and hateful threads on Reddit successfully reduced the amount of hate speech on the platform, according to a new study. Researchers at the Georgia Institute of technology analyzed over 100 million Reddit posts from before and after administrators banned the fat-shaming r/fatpeoplehate and white supremacist r/CoonTown in 2015. Specifically, the study looked at…

September
12
2017

Dog likely high on crack when it fatally mauled man during TV interview

A dog that fatally mauled its owner during an interview with a TV crew working on a story about drugs had probably gobbled crack cocaine before the grisly attack, according to a report. Mario Perivoitos, 41, died at his London home in March after the crazed canine crushed his larynx, causing him to lose 10…