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It helps to know about Romeo and Juliet if you’re going to watch the new CW drama “Star-Crossed.” To understand the fuller dimension of the series, though, suggests Greg Finley, you probably should also know about the ping-pong.
Guadeloupe is a great destination for those looking for adventure while surrounded by scenic backdrops. The chain of Caribbean islands in the Lesser Antilles is a paradise well-suited to hikers, surfers, locavores and bikers.
The final stop on the M train, at 71st Ave., is in one of Forest Hillss main shopping districts — where high-end chains share space with old-fashioned shops and a growing number of slick restaurants.
I dreamt I was in the woods when a plane flew low overhead coming toward me. It was crashing, heading for a helicopter that hovered above an electrical substation.
The year 1911 had an apocalyptic feel in New York City as fire devastated the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory in Greenwich Village and destroyed the amusement park Dreamland that rose above Coney Island. Manhattan wasn’t yet entirely tamed by concrete and people still believed in the fantastical. Alice Hoffman, whose brand of magic realism really should have a patent pending, makes lovely work of the era in her new city-centric novel, “The Museum of Extraordinary Things.”
Forget the Matthew McConaughey Renaissance. This is the Year of Kevin Costner. So says McG, the director of Costner’s new film, “3 Days to Kill,” which opens Friday.
Kenneth Crandell says he’s stuck between a gun and a pink slip. Crandell says the legal letter he received last week demanding he quit his new job is no different than the bandit’s pistol to his head that made him leave his old job.
Although heart disease remains the single leading cause of death for both men and women, the disease is mostly preventable and treatable, and the earlier you take action, the better.
"Game of Thrones” veteran Kit Harington spent a lot of time spitting up fake ash for his first major leading movie role, in “Pompeii,” opening Friday. He is one of several "Thrones" actors who are set to storm the multiplex in the coming months as the show’s fourth season is set to premiere April 6.
A ‘PLAN’ FOR NEWPORT Give winter a playful spin — by heading to Newport, R.I., and staying at Forty 1° North.
Dance is all about leaps, turns and the next move. So it’s natural that “So You Think You Can Dance” has become a career springboard. Read Playbill bios, where actors list their credits, and you’ll see that the Fox reality competition is showing up more and more.
The Bloody Mary is enjoying a resurgence at bars and brunch joints throughout New York City. And the NYC Hot Sauce Expo is even holding a contest to find the Big Apple’s best Bloody Mary.
History has a way of rewarding mass-appeal artists who, in their commercial heyday, never got an ounce of critical respect. Think of the Carpenters, ABBA and, believe it or not, Led Zeppelin. To this growing list of whip-lash image turnarounds, it’s looking more and more like we need to add another name — Phil Collins.
The first rule of fight club is you do not talk about fight club. But with fists flying and flesh getting pummeled in “Rocky” — now in previews on Broadway — people are talking about Steven Hoggett, the acclaimed choreographer and movement specialist who’s taught the cast how to throw and land punches that don’t KO each other.
I don’t know Tom Brokaw personally, but he once did a really cool thing for me. Of course I’m thinking about the old cowboy and newsman because I’m hoping he beats his latest challenge. It’s such sad news to hear that he’s battling bone marrow cancer.
People have been asking guys like Roger Burnett, R.D. Long or Rick Lantrip or Dick Groch, the scout who signed Jeter, for Jeter stories in the wake of the Yankee icon’s announcement last week that 2014 will be his final season.
The new format in the NBA’s slam dunk contest had the same old story line: Too bad LeBron James wasn’t in it. The eventual winner was the Eastern Conference as John Wall turned in the best dunk of the night when he jumped over the Wizards mascot, grabbed the ball and flushed it with both hands.
In an utterly revealing new memoir, “Handbook for an Unpredictable Life,” Oscar-nominated actress Rosie Perez lays bare her traumatic past from the moment her father left the family — at gunpoint.
Syracuse’s streak lives on — barely. With their key players struggling, the top-ranked Orange used their defense to remain unbeaten, edging North Carolina State 56-55 on C.J. Fair’s layup with 6.7 seconds left Saturday night.
They asked Carmelo Anthony about free agency in New Orleans on Friday, asked him if he is going or staying, and he said all the right things about the Knicks and New York and wanting to stay, even if it means taking less money than he could get somewhere else, take a look: “As far as the money, it don’t really matter to me.