VIDEO: New Art Unmasked in NYC’s Rockefeller Plaza

Sculptor Thomas Houseago discusses “Masks (Pentagon)," his set of five plaster masks installed this week in New York's Rockefeller Plaza. The art will be on view for six weeks. Photo/Video: Jennifer Weiss for T...

VIDEO: Luxury Cars Do Battle at New York Auto Show

The battle of luxury cars is on at the New York Auto Show. WSJ's Christina Rogers looks at new models from Lexus, Mercedes, Cadillac and Lincoln, including the Lincoln Continental concept and Cadillac CT6. Phot...

VIDEO: For One Fan, Pi Holds Endless Appeal

Marc Umile, a pi enthusiast, has memorized more than 15,000 digits of the irrational number. He plans to perform a rap in honor of Pi Day 2015, which can be written as the first five digits of pi: 3.1415. Photo...

VIDEO: Tracing the Roots of Irish-American Music

Mick Moloney, the Irish musician, author and professor, talks Irish music and his beloved tenor banjo during a rehearsal with musician Athena Tergis at his Greenwich Village apartment. Photo/Video: Jennifer Wei...

VIDEO: Concert Lets Audience Walk as They Listen

In Metropolis Ensemble's “Brownstone,” opening Jan. 23, musicians and audience members roam through a Manhattan townhouse, resulting in a different kind of classical music experience. Photo: Ramsay de Give for ...

VIDEO: Cowardly Lion Costume Goes Up for Auction

Collectors of Hollywood memorabilia could net a big prize when the original Cowardly Lion costume from "The Wizard of Oz" goes up for auction in New York. Photo: Steve Remich for The Wall Street Journal (mor...

VIDEO: ‘Killer Heels’ Get a Museum Exhibition

High heels — more than 160 pairs of them — are displayed in the Brooklyn Museum's new exhibition “Killer Heels: The Art of the High-Heeled Shoe." WSJ's Jackie Bischof gets a preview. Photo: Jason Andrew for The...

VIDEO: A History of Harlem, Told in Stories

An oral-history project by the New York Public Library is collecting stories from longtime Harlem residents like Yvonne Stafford, who was recently interviewed by volunteer Kyle Ann Stokes. Photo: Jennifer Weiss...

VIDEO: Crafty Men Find Community in Knitting

Bryant Park Knits, a knitting group for all levels hosted by the yarn shop Knitty City, draws mostly women. But the men who attend say they love the craft. Photo: Natalie Keyssar for The Wall Street Journal ...

VIDEO: For the Perfect Cocktail, Use the Right Ice

Three types of ice are used at the Clam in New York's West Village. Chef and co-owner Mike Price explains why certain cocktails are served with crushed ice vs. cubes. Photo: Jennifer Weiss for The Wall Street J...

VIDEO: Gov. Chris Christie Goes to Bat for Charity

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie played third base in a charity softball game June 23 at Yankee Stadium. The Bombers Boomer Broadway Softball Classic was a benefit for the Boomer Esiason Foundation and the Actors...

VIDEO: “The Raven” Takes an Operatic Turn

Edgar Allen Poe's "The Raven," as imagined by the Japanese composer Toshio Hosokawa, has a mezzo-soprano narrator. Gotham Chamber Opera will open the inaugural New York Philharmonic Biennial with the work this ...

VIDEO: “The Raven” Takes an Operatic Turn

Edgar Allen Poe's "The Raven," as imagined by the Japanese composer Toshio Hosokawa, has a mezzo-soprano narrator. Gotham Chamber Opera will open the inaugural New York Philharmonic Biennial with the work this ...

VIDEO: Morning Raves Let You Dance Into the Work Day

Think 6:30 a.m. is too early for clubbing? London's Morning Gloryville held its first alcohol-free morning rave in New York, filling a Brooklyn venue with revelers, some on their way to work. Photo: Cassandra G...

VIDEO: Harlem Church Balances Members and Tourists

Harlem's Abyssinian Baptist Church is popular with international tourists who wait in line by the hundreds on Sundays hoping for gospel music. It has developed strict policies to deal with the crowds. Photo: Ke...

VIDEO: New York City Gets a Cat Cafe

New York has a pop-up cat cafe through Sunday and animal lovers are lining up to go. The cats are available for adoption, and WSJ's Jason Gay spoke to them to find out what they think of the excitement. Photo: ...

VIDEO: Former Times Square Flophouse Nears a Sale

Hotel Carter, the last vestige of the flophouses once common in Times Square, may soon have a new owner. WSJ's Craig Karmin reports. Photo: Kevin Hagen for The Wall Street Journal. (more…)...

VIDEO: Cupcakes, Fresh Out of the ATM

WSJ's Geoff Foster visits Sprinkles Cupcakes' Cupcake ATM in Manhattan, a 24-hour sweets machine located outside the company's Lexington Avenue store. Patrons can buy up to four cupcakes at $4.25 apiece. (mo...