New York

3:59pm

Tue October 1, 2013
Arts & Life

Chronicle Of A Death Foretold: New York City Opera Shuts Its Doors

Originally published on Wed October 2, 2013 4:16 pm

The New York City Opera let its final curtain fall Saturday night at the Brooklyn Academy of Music in a production of Anna Nicole by Mark-Anthony Turnage.
Stephanie Berger

This morning the New York City Opera announced that it was declaring bankruptcy and ceasing operations. Dubbed "The People's Opera" by Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia when it was founded 70 years ago, the company was meant as an alternative to the richer Metropolitan Opera. It's the place where exciting young singers like Beverly Sills and Placido Domingo made their New York debuts and where innovative productions of new operas premiered.

Read more

5:00am

Tue October 1, 2013
The Two-Way

Two Arrests So Far In Bikers' Shocking Attack Of NYC Driver

Originally published on Wed October 2, 2013 9:41 am

The moment of the attack on Sunday, after dozens of motorcyclists chased and surrounded an SUV. They then smashed its windows and beat the driver.
YouTube.com

Update at 6:42 p.m. ET. Second Rider Turns Himself In:

Read more
Tags: 

8:11am

Mon September 30, 2013
Sports

Baseball's Playoffs Start And So Does A-Rod's Suspension Appeal

Originally published on Mon September 30, 2013 9:22 am

New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez.
Kathy Willens AP

After a dramatic finish to the regular season that included a no-hitter on the final day and a tie that will force a special elimination game Monday night, Major League Baseball is set to start its playoffs.

Read more

1:34pm

Fri September 27, 2013
Sports

Police Arrest Six People For Trashing Ex-NFL Player's Home

Former NFL offensive lineman Brian Holloway in front of his home in Stephentown, N.Y., which teens trashed earlier this month.
Michael Hill AP

Police in Stephentown, N.Y., arrested six people in connection with the vandalism that occurred during a party at the vacation home of former NFL player Brian Holloway.

Read more

8:44am

Fri September 27, 2013
Sports

VIDEO: Yankees Great Mariano Rivera Bids A Tearful Goodbye

New York Yankees relief pitcher Mariano Rivera tips his cap in the ninth inning of his final appearance in a baseball game at Yankee Stadium, against the Tampa Bay Rays on Thursday.
Kathy Willens ap

The announcers kept quiet, so we won't say much either.

There's video here of what it was like Thursday night at Yankee Stadium when pitcher Mariano Rivera, considered by most experts to be the greatest "closer" in Major League Baseball history, threw his final pitch before heading off into retirement. He shed several tears, as you'll see.

Read more

Pages