This humble West Village newsstand has become a fashion world darling

This humble West Village newsstand has become a fashion world darling

A tiny, 80-year-old shop that sells print magazines is totally in fashion. Casa Magazines in the West Village just collaborated with Madewell for Fashion Week, offering denim jackets embroidered with its logo and filling its windows with a special Madewell denim zine. It’s just the latest trending moment for Casa. While print magazines and the … Read more

Park Slope mom Molly Roden Winter reveals the ups and downs of open marriage in racy new memoir: ‘I’m not a pearl-clutcher’

Park Slope mom Molly Roden Winter reveals the ups and downs of open marriage in racy new memoir: ‘I’m not a pearl-clutcher’

From the secret swirls of lust and a mother’s guilt to navigating the world of open marriages, one Park Slope mother is bearing it all in a new memoir. Molly Roden Winter, 51, first delved into polyamory in 2008 after meeting a man named Matt in a bar after a hard day, when all she … Read more

Where does NYC rank among the best cities to walk your dog?

Where does NYC rank among the best cities to walk your dog?

New York City’s mean streets aren’t so ruff after all. The Big Apple ranked fifth on the list of 2024’s Best Cities to Walk Your Dog, according to a study released this week by LawnStarter ahead of National Walk Your Dog Day on Feb. 22. The company researched 480 of the biggest U.S. cities and looked at amenities … Read more

Sylvester Stallone had Navy SEALs train his daughters before they moved to NYC

Sylvester Stallone had Navy SEALs train his daughters before they moved to NYC

To live in the Big Apple, they had to train like Rambo. Sylvester Stallone was so nervous about his daughters Sophia and Sistine living in NYC that he hired Navy SEALs to train them in self-defense — and even had them chase chickens Rocky-style. “It was the hardest. It was about six hours we were in those … Read more

D’ough! NYC named priciest pizza city — as average pie cost rises to $33.65

D’ough! NYC named priciest pizza city — as average pie cost rises to .65

New Yorkers are paying more than ever for their slice of the pie. The Big Apple has been named the most expensive pizza city in the country, as part of a new survey of America’s leading ‘za capitals. Gouge-weary Gothamites are now regularly forking over the most dough per pie on average — $33.65 for one … Read more

Broadway Cares charity group ripped for channeling $400K of donations to Gaza

Broadway Cares charity group  ripped for channeling 0K of donations to Gaza

The charitable group that asks Broadway patrons to donate money toward members of the theater community struggling with health issues — has come under fire for rechannelling $400,000 to groups providing humanitarian assistance in Gaza. Volunteers for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS are often seen with the red buckets making a pitch for their cause and … Read more

NYC parents: Screw remote learning, I’m letting my kids have a real snow day

NYC parents: Screw remote learning, I’m letting my kids have a real snow day

Let it snow — and let the children have a real day off from school. That’s what city moms and dads said Tuesday, as 3.2 inches fell in Central Park, making for the snowiest day since January, 2022. Across the five boroughs, NYC public schools closed their campuses due to the storm but still held … Read more

Forget your ex! Shred them into pieces at NYC bar for heartbroken this Valentine’s Day

Forget your ex! Shred them into pieces at NYC bar for heartbroken this Valentine’s Day

Shed no tears this Valentine’s Day. Shred them instead. Scorned lovers can savor the holiday this year by tearing mementos of their exes into pieces — just like their hearts once were torn apart. Just get a $16.50 ticket to the pop-up Crushed Heartbreak Bar at The Pool Club at Virgin Hotels New York City in NoMad, … Read more

Everything you need to know as Whole Foods’ palm print payments take NYC — and is it safe?

Everything you need to know as Whole Foods’ palm print payments take NYC — and is it safe?

Your wallet is all in the palm of your hand. Whole Foods shoppers in NYC have recently noticed a curious new way of paying for their groceries, which requires simply waving a hand over a reader instead of swiping a card or tapping a phone. Called Amazon One, the company says customers “will no longer … Read more

Oh, what fungi! NYC’s hottest new vegan restaurant lets ’shrooms bloom

Oh, what fungi! NYC’s hottest new vegan restaurant lets ’shrooms bloom

You’re not trippin’. Mushrooms are taking over the U.S. dining scene, filling grocery stores and cropping up in foods from Chaga coffee to chocolate bars. Just in time for the blooming fungus fad, vegan restaurant juggernaut Overthrow Hospitality has opened its first restaurant in NYC to offer a “100% mushroom-focused menu.” Third Kingdom, which opened … Read more

NYC’s Godmother of Diamonds can help you nail the ‘mob wife’ aesthetic

NYC’s Godmother of Diamonds can help you nail the ‘mob wife’ aesthetic

She’ll make you an offer you can’t refuse. Kerri Lavine, a fast-talking, cigar-smoking 62-year-old Midtown jewelry dealer has become an unlikely TikTok star, calling herself the “Godmother of Diamonds.” Dripping in $100,000 worth of jewelry, her nails done in a perfect French manicure and her brunette bob heavily teased, she doles out advice on jewelry … Read more

NYC restaurant workers, diners hungry for new rule that would change how customers tip

NYC restaurant workers, diners hungry for new rule that would change how customers tip

Tipped-off New York City diners are being asked to pay more and more gratuity — and now they say it’s time the owners of local eateries pay their share. Restaurant workers and people out to eat on Manhattan’s Restaurant Row this week largely backed a plan to can New York’s existing “tip credit” system, which … Read more

Popular NYC restaurant proudly supporting Israel grapples with vandalism cases: ‘Like someone entering your home’

Popular NYC restaurant proudly supporting Israel grapples with vandalism cases: ‘Like someone entering your home’

A popular Upper West Side restaurant that proudly displays its support for Israel has been vandalized multiple times – leaving the owner wary when someone steps through the door. Gazala Halabi, a member of Israel’s fiercely patriotic Druze community, told Side Dish someone scrawled “Free Palestine” in her restaurant’s bathroom on Monday — the second time … Read more

NY restaurant owners say messing with rules on tipping will mean higher menu prices, possible layoffs: survey

NY restaurant owners say messing with rules on tipping will mean higher menu prices, possible layoffs: survey

New York restaurant owners have a tip for lawmakers: don’t change the rules about wait staff gratuity. A whopping 95% of restaurateurs oppose a legislative campaign to eliminate the tip credit system that allows owners to pay wait staff who earn tips less than minimum wage, according to a new survey by the NYC Hospitality … Read more

Johnny Ramone’s widow claims plot to sabotage band’s legacy, leak ‘compromising’ footage of her to push her out of business

Johnny Ramone’s widow claims plot to sabotage band’s legacy, leak ‘compromising’ footage of her to push her out of business

The widow of Ramones co-founder and guitarist Johnny Ramone claims Joey Ramone’s younger brother is cutting her out of the iconic punk band’s merchandising deals – and threatening to leak “compromising private footage” the iconic frontman had of her, according to a lawsuit. Linda Cummings-Ramone, who dated Joey years before marrying Johnny, contends the brother, Mitchel … Read more

New Yorkers vote on biggest ripoffs in NY — and the Hamptons takes the cake: survey

New Yorkers vote on biggest ripoffs in NY — and the Hamptons takes the cake: survey

New Yorkers consider the Hamptons the Empire State’s biggest ripoff, a new survey says. Over 40% of approximately 5,000 polled New Yorkers think the Hamptons is the attraction that’s least worth the price, followed by the Empire State Building (31%) and the Statue of Liberty (14%), according to a Casino.org study.  Almost half of those … Read more

Justin Timberlake announces free one-night-only concert in NYC: Here’s how to score tickets

Justin Timberlake announces free one-night-only concert in NYC: Here’s how to score tickets

He’s bringing concerts back. Justin Timberlake will perform a free one-night-only concert in New York City next week for a select number of fans lucky enough to score tickets. The singer announced he will host a concert on his 43rd birthday, next Wednesday, at Irving Plaza in Manhattan. JT fans can get ahold of the … Read more

NYC’s world-class eateries ignored by surprising, popular annual best restaurant list

NYC’s world-class eateries ignored by surprising, popular annual best restaurant list

We’re not #1. A popular annual list of the top restaurants in the United States has been released for the 11th year, and you can forget the plaudits that critics and experts regularly sprinkle on the NYC food scene like so much hand-foraged sea salt — the average diner appears to be way less than … Read more

These 10 airports are the worst for connecting flights — you’ll have to hustle to your gate

These 10 airports are the worst for connecting flights — you’ll have to hustle to your gate

It’s a plane nightmare flying out of these spots. A new ranking reveals the 10 absolute worst airports in the US for connecting flights — with two primetime hubs in the NYC region landing on the list. FinanceBuzz, a personal finance site, takes into account the number of gates on the opposite ends of terminals, … Read more

These dirty cities have the worst bed bug infestations — see where NYC ranks on the list of shame

These dirty cities have the worst bed bug infestations — see where NYC ranks on the list of shame

This list is sure to make your skin crawl. Orkin, a pest control company, has released their annual ranking of the most bed bug-infested cities in the US. The notorious list is based on the metro areas where the company provided the most treatments for the unwanted pests in the last year. Chicago took the … Read more