Long Island

Irving L. Rousso, Founding Partner of Russ Togs, Dies at 92

Rousso started Russ Togs with his brother, Eli, in 1946.<p>Services will be held Thursday for Irving L. Rousso, a founding partner and president of Russ …

Philanthropy

Portion of ABC Carpet building sold as part of $133M deal

Normandy Real Estate Partners has closed on the purchase of a portion of the ABC Carpet & Home building at 888 Broadway — as well as the long-term …

Real Estate

Sag Harbor Cinema is ready to be rebuilt

The Sag Harbor Cinema’s been saved.<p>A group headed by artist April Gornik — the Sag Harbor Partnership — that aimed to buy the beloved cinema after it …

Hamptons

North Sea bayfront home with private nature-view gazebo lists for $1.199M

We love the private walkway leading to the gazebo<p>A newly-listed home at 344 West Neck Road in the North Sea neighborhood of Southampton just listed under Douglas Elliman agent Lori Palumbo for $1,199,000. The home stands 1,700 square feet with four bedrooms and two full bathrooms on just shy of a …

Hamptons

Ntilikina playing fearlessly in rookie season

GREENBURGH, N.Y. — Jeff Hornacek tried to keep a straight face when he said he didn’t think rookie Frank Ntilikina had some extra juice when he …

Basketball

2017's Biggest Celebrity Real Estate Winners and Losers

The law of gravity dictates that what goes up, must come down—but the vagaries of celebrity real estate don't always adhere to the letter of the …

Business

Lost in Penn Station? Amtrak Has an App to Guide You

Pennsylvania Station in Manhattan is such a confusing, multilevel maze of corridors lined with pizza parlors and coffee shops that even veteran commuters occasionally get lost.<p>Starting on Wednesday, Amtrak, the national railroad that serves as the station’s landlord, will offer a guiding light in …

New York City

Upcoming Events In And Around Astoria

See what's happening in the Astoria-Long Island City area this week - check out the Patch Calendar.<p>ASTORIA, QUEENS -- There is a variety of great …

New York City

NWS: Winds making it feel colder than freezing

The skies will be partly sunny Wednesday over Long Island and the high temperature will be barely above freezing, forecasters said.<p>While the …

Weather

9 Kitchens with Smart, Inspiring Uses of Plants

There's something about nature that makes us feel good. It relieves stress and improves our health and well-being. So why should nature only be …

Home Decorating

MTA Awards $1.8 Billion Contract to Expand Long Island Rail Road

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority on Wednesday awarded a $1.8 billion contract to expand the Long Island Rail Road, even as its commissioners raised concerns about runaway capital-project costs and an increasingly strained operating budget.<p>A consortium including construction firms Dragados …

Long Island Rail Road

Sag Harbor cottage from 1865 lists for $1.1M, ready for a renovation

We can’t wait to see what the new owner does with the space<p>An adorable cottage in Sag Harbor at 152 Jermain Avenue just listed under Corcoran Group Real Estate agent Joy Mega for $1.1 million, and we just can’t wait to see what the new owner will do with the space.<p>The home has just 1,393 square …

Houses

Tunnel Connecting Port Authority Bus Terminal, Times Square Station Reopens Amid Heightened Security

<b>NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) —</b> Security remains tight at transit hubs, airports, bridges and tunnels following Monday’s explosion in an underground …

Chris Christie

Southampton manse cuts asking price by $700K, six months after an increase

This is the lowest asking price the estate has seen since it came on the market<p>The price of the 10,500-square-foot home at 20 Downs Path in Southampton has been a bit up and down since it came on the market in April of 2016. When the new construction was first listed, it was asking $9.75 million …

Real Estate

Groundbreaking On Old Ponquogue Bridge Renovations Monday

The renovations will improve public access to the old bridge, which will be used as a fishing pier in Hampton Bays.<p>HAMPTON BAYS, NY — The future is …

Hartford

Porzingis scores 37 to lead Knicks’ OT win over Lakers

The Big Ballers were in Madison Square Garden Tuesday night, but the Knicks had the biggest and best baller in the building.<p>Kristaps Porzingis scored …

Basketball

Ailing Kanter: ‘Every possession counts’

GREENBURGH, N.Y. — Enes Kanter estimates he’s only “40-50 percent” healthy, but he doesn’t plan on sitting out.<p>Although his back is affecting his …

Basketball

Project Offers Homeless Veterans A New 'Sense Of Self' With A Stroke Of Ink

<b>NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)</b> — The number of homeless veterans has increased across the United States for the first time since 2010.<p>One New Yorker says …

T-shirts

Man Dies After Good Samaritans Pull Him From Smoking SUV

Despite a daring rescue by heroes, a man pulled from his vehicle seconds before it burst into flames has died, police say.<p>EASTPORT, NY — Despite a …

Hartford

Upcoming Events In And Around Forest Hills

See what's happening in and around Forest Hills this week - check out the Patch Calendar.<p>Wednesday, December 13 at 6 p.m.<p>(Nearby)<p>Join the Flushing …

New York City

Easthampton woman plans 'cannabis cafe' as Massachusetts marijuana rules take shape

EASTHAMPTON — A recent business school graduate who hopes to open a "cannabis cafe" says she plans to operate in full compliance with state and local …

Cannabis

Nets getting slimmed-down version of Okafor

It will take time for Jahlil Okafor to begin answering all the questions about his motivation and conditioning that arose before he was traded to the …

Basketball

Upcoming Events In And Around Bayside

See what's happening in the Bayside-Douglaston area this week - check out the Patch Calendar.<p>BAYSIDE, QUEENS -- Looking to try something new in the …

New York City

Uber driver exposed himself to passenger, police say

An Uber driver from Elmont exposed himself to a female passenger he had picked up in Bethpage, police said.

Uber

Petty slowly taking reins as Jets' starting QB

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — The Jets tried to make Wednesday’s practice as normal as possible.<p>It wasn’t.<p>Josh McCown, the starting quarterback, is out for …

Josh McCown

Mother of alleged MS-13 victim sues Brentwood school officials

The mother of slain Brentwood High School teen, Kayla Cuevas, has filed a $110-million federal suit against the Brentwood schools saying the district …

Crime

Mets’ top bullpen targets are going elsewhere

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Mets general manager Sandy Alderson wants to talk about payroll as much as Allen Iverson wants to talk about practice. But …

Major League Baseball

'Shape of Water' leads Golden Globes nominations

Guillermo del Toro's Cold War-era fairytale "The Shape of Water" swam away with a leading seven nominations from the Golden Globes, while the HBO …

Awards

Tiny Constituents Honored By Legislator For Giving Spirits

The children collected crayons for students at a school hit hard by Hurricane Harvey, district officials say.<p>HAMPTON BAYS, NY — Hampton Bays …

Hartford

Ellen Pompeo's Minimalistic Kitchen Sets the Scene For Some Serious Entertaining

In the actress's Sag Harbor home, a sleek kitchen helps Pompeo set the scene around the rest of her Hamptons getaway<p>Whether the weather be warm or wintry, Ellen Pompeo knows how to serve a meal. Exhibit A: The many places in the <i>Grey's Anatomy</i> star's Sag Harbor home where her family, which includes …

Houses