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  • Ed Koch remembered as quintessential New York City mayor [VIDEO]

    February 4, 2013 | 4:10 pm

    Former New York City Mayor Ed Koch was memorialized on Monday as an in-your-face, wisecracking leader who helped transform the city from a symbol of urban decay to the vital, glittering metropolis it is today.

    As Koch's casket was led out of Temple Emanu-El, a soaring Fifth Ave....

  • Anti-Semitic Elmo arrested again in Central Park

    September 20, 2012 | 1:59 pm

    A New York man who was arrested in June for dressing in an Elmo costume and shouting anti-Semitic rants in Central Park returned and again was arrested.

    Adam Sandler, 48, at his arraignment Wednesday pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct and was sentenced to two days of community...

  • ‘Elmo’ on anti-Semitic rant ejected from Central Park

    June 26, 2012 | 10:30 am

    A man in an Elmo costume was ejected from Central Park and hospitalized after going on an anti-Semitic rant in the middle of the New York landmark.

    While the man’s name was not released because he was not arrested, police said that Monday’s incident was not the first time he had...

  • My True Best Feature—My Crazy Charm?

    By Carin Davis

    August 31, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    My friend Nanea is breaking up with singlehood, and my girls and I are ready to help. Best friends since UCLA, we throw Nanea a wild bachelorette party weekend in NYC.

    My group takes a bite out of the big apple. We shop uptown, dine downtown, theater on Broadway, picnic in Central...