A New York working stiff seeks fame in L.A., a Texas pastry shop opens in Brooklyn and a film features New York, sans New Yorkers. These Kickstarter projects have a little something for everyone.VIDEO
From the quotidian to the profound, "New York Diaries: 1609 to 2009," offers journal entries written in New York by both regular joes and cultural and literary figures.
That Duane Reade across the street just might have been a slaughterhouse and your corner Starbucks, well, that was likely a grain storehouse, or maybe the local malt house...
Never underestimating the fun that can be had at museums. Yes, there are plenty of old fossils (that you can’t touch) and de Kooning exhibits (that you might not understand), but New York’s major and minor museums also boast some unexpected events for younger museum-goers and the young-at-heart.
A playwright tries to make sense of the enigmatic plagiarist in an Off-Broadway production.
Planning a ski trip can be a chore but getting to the slopes doesn't have to be. Several ski destinations are reachable by bus or train from New York City. VIDEO
An expert who teaches classes to help seniors keep up with technology talks to MetroFocus about how you -- or your grandma-- can learn to use social media effectively.
UPDATE: Patti Smith canceled her Thursday night concert at the Hotel Chelsea after one group of residents threatened a die-in and the Tenants Association said they planned to boycott the event entirely.
As tenants and the landlord do battle over the Hotel Chelsea, one 17-year resident muses on its mythology.VIDEO