Despite a lot of its most famous shows (Friends, Seinfeld, Taxi) being filmed in warehouses in Los Angeles, New York City has made the most of its use as a setting in TV and films. Or, at least, entrepreneurial locals have done. Kenny Kramer (Larry David’s ex-neighbour, the “real” Kramer who inspired the character) offers weekend tours of famous spots from Seinfeld.
One of China's richest women is set to buy America's most expensive office tower.
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When completed in 2019 the tunnels will bring subway and commuter rail services to under-served stretches of New York
With five films out this year, Hollywood disagrees with Liam Neeson's view he might be past his sell-by date. The chatty star of Schindler's List tells Gill Pringle about his new nautical role – and the time he serenaded Paul McCartney with a Beatles medley...
The advertising-agency drama returns for its fifth season next week. Already lost the plot? Will Dean, author of the definitive book on the show, brings you up to speed
Will you be frying tonight? Britney, Kim Kardashian and her coven and K$sha (her keyboard clumsiness, not mine) will be. I'm not talking about the oil-based cooking technique. Instead, I refer to the "vocal fry", a non-fattening and newly identified way of speaking that is, apparently, big with young women in the US.
Detroit Pistons shooting guard Ben Gordon has confirmed his intention to play for Great Britain at the Olympics.
Easyjet.com launches its spring schedule this week. Book now to get low fares to some 300 destinations, for departures from 25-March to 24 June 2012.
The "Stacey's Mom" hitmakers will have to work hard, this late in the day, to shake off the perception of being essentially a poor man's Weezer.
Eliot Spitzer, the Wall Street-baiting former governor of New York, whose political ambitions ended in a prostitute scandal, has had his new career as a television anchor cut short after less than a year.
After waiting for more than six decades, the groom can be forgiven a touch of last-minute nerves as he prepares to stand at the altar and solemnly utter his vows.
'Sydney has the best food in the world'
Police in Long Island who earlier this spring rang the alarm about a possible serial killer preying on prostitutes and dumping their remains along lonely stretches of a beachside road now believe they are looking at the gruesome work of at least two murderers or possibly more.
Early on a Sunday morning on Staten Island in October 1978, a volunteer on a yellow NYC bus collecting kit bags from runners about to compete in the New York Marathon was handed a bundle from a slight, nervous-looking blonde. He looked down and saw that her race number, 1173, had only been scrawled in pen, a late addition to the field.
More body parts have been discovered among scrub and bushes along a windblown stretch of beachfront road on southern Long Island, injecting further urgency into efforts by police to break what appears to be one of the grizzliest serial killer cases seen in the New York City region for decades.