Black smoke spewing from building tops is not exactly a summertime image -- us New Yorkers like our heating oil issues to emerge at seasonally appropriate times, like Thanksgiving, thank you very much. But after the mayor announced that the city would begin phasing out the two worst kinds of oil by 2030, some buildings figured they better start cleaning up their act -- and soon.
"DAMN!" documents the gubernatorial campaign of Jimmy McMillan -- perhaps New York City's zaniest political candidate since Norman Mailer -- and illuminates larger questions about contemporary media and celebrity along the way. The film has a sneak preview this week.VIDEO
Ex-Scrubs star Zach Braff's play "All New People" makes it's premiere at Second Stage Theatre on July 25, 2011.
Dancing the Hokey Pokey at weddings will be different after N.Y.'s gay marriage law kicks in, said one of the gay comedians in our round-up.
This Week in Philanthropy News: Kletzky Memorial Fund, a Gift for the Sierra Club and a Call for New Jersey Volunteers
Leiby Kletzky's family establishes a fund, authorities arrest a Virginia man accused of funneling Pakistani money to U.S. politicians and details about a local shelter seeking volunteers.