A public memorial for Lou Reed has been scheduled for Thursday afternoon in New York City at the Paul Milstein Pool & Terrace located at Lincoln Center. The three-hour event, which will begin at 1 p.m. ET, will feature a variety of the influential rockers' recordings.
Metallica on Sunday made a surprise appearance at Yankee Stadium as part of a pregame ceremony for the New York Yankees' legendary relief pitcher Mariano Rivera , who's retiring at the end of the season.
A man drove from Long Island, New York, into Lower Manhattan earlier today in a van he thought was filled with explosives. He parked the van close to the Federal Reserve building, just a few blocks from the World Trade Center, and planned to detonate it using a cell phone from a nearby hotel.
The explosives, however, were fake.
I saw that headline, and thought, "this will be one of the coolest things I have ever seen."
Police in New York confiscated 5,000 pounds of illegal fireworks so far this year. And on Friday, they blew them all up at once at a police firing range in the Bronx.