Archive for the ‘Fun’ Category

Fireworks art show coming to Prospect Park next weekend

A feminist themed firework show will treat Brooklynites on April 26.

Flyers push fans to defriend Rangers friends on Facebook

The Philadelphia Flyers turned to social media to tease Ranger fans just before the start of the post season.

Cronut bakery reopens after mice infestation

The famous SoHo bakery wasn’t going to let some pests ruin its prized treat.

‘How I Met Your Mother’ creators, star view finale with NYC Fans

The writers behind the hit CBS sitcom celebrated its finale at the place that helped to inspire it and with the fans that made it a hit.

President Obama makes surprise visit to midtown Gap

The president gave the entire staff of a Midtown Gap an afternoon shock when he showed up to by clothes for his family.

New York comes in second in most ‘selfiest’ cities list

The city is the second best metro area for anyone who wants a shot of themselves, according to a Time Magazine study.

Manhattan inventor is trying to speed up Citi Bike

Citi Bike users may be in for a speedy treat if this Kickstarter plan succeeds.

Marvel inks deal with state to film Netflix shows in Big Apple

The Marvel superheroes are coming back home and bringing thousands of new jobs to the Big Apple.

Super Bowl Blvd kicks off with huge crowds, stars, shows

The Super Bowl celebrations kicked off with plenty of fan fare, despite the bone chilling temperatures.

De Blasio appoints city health chief, addresses ‘forkgate’

As the mayor continues to assemble his team of agency heads, he made it clear that his pizza eating habits aren’t going anywhere.

Jon Stewart doesn’t approve of de Blasio’s pizza-eating method

First it was Chicago, now it’s the mayor. Jon Stewart has a bone to pick when it comes to pizza etiquette.

SantaCon organizers aim to hit streets Saturday with less rowdy crowd

Despite some concern that the holiday participants will be causing a raucous, SantaCon will be going on this year, bigger than ever.

Chicago pizza owners sound off on Jon Stewart’s pie diss

Jon Stewart threw down the gauntlet and Windy City pizzeria owners fought back.

New York Comic Con drew supersized crowd

Geek power has hit big in the city.

Paul McCartney surprises Times Square with concert

Times Square visitors got a Beatle sized surprise when Sir Paul McCartney put on a show.

If Joe Lhota wins, he’d be the first mayor with a beard in 100 years

So how big of a factor is facial hair in this year’s mayoral election?

Ben Affleck says he can handle Internet bat backlash

Ben Affleck says he’s got what it takes to take up the Batman cowl, despite Internet backlash.

The mayoral candidates all claim they know NYC — so we put them to the test

The mayoral candidates show off their knowledge of New York City tidbits in amNewYork’s special trivia quiz.

Study shows Times Square is a center for positive tweets in the city

A new report found that Times Square could be the center of the social media universe when it comes to the city’s happiness.

NYers dismiss, take pride in state’s rudest, arrogant rankings

New York ranked high in some interesting categories in a study that surveyed American’s perceptions of the 50 states, but some New Yorkers say it’s an honor.