NY electric bills expected to jump 12% this summer

New Yorkers preparing to install air conditioners for the hot summer months are going to get burned with higher electricity costs — a projected 12 percent hike over last summer’s monthly bills, utility officials warned Thursday. The summer sticker shock comes on top of the big hikes in utility bill costs over the winter. “New […]


NYC’s Rainbow Bagel store closed ‘due to health concerns’

This one will leave a hole in the heart of bagel lovers. The oh-so trendy Rainbow Bagel’s Brooklyn home base, the Bagel Store, has unexpectedly shuttered. The news was first reported by bagel event producer and enthusiast Sam Silverman, who posted on Monday that the Bagel Store’s Instagram bio had been updated to bear the […]


Eye-popping disco skating rink boogies into Central Park this summer

The wheeled variant of boogie fever is still going around. Yet another roller skating rink is coming to NYC. On the heels of JFK Airport’s TWA Hotel reopening its Roll-A-Rama venue and Rockefeller Center swapping its blades for wheels at the new Flipper’s Roller Boogie Palace, sales have launched for Central Park’s new DiscOasis, with […]


Patti LuPone Doubles Down After F-Word Mask Rant, Broadway Backs Her Up

She is in good “Company”. Broadway bigwigs back Patti LuPone after she was caught on camera punching an unmasked spectator Tuesday night. The 73-year-old stage icon yelled at the bare-faced sponsor after a performance of his hit musical “Company,” with the foul mouthed footage subsequently going viral on social media. The explosive incident divided the […]