Eric Schmidt

Mayor Bloomberg breaks ground on The Hills, new public park on Governors Island, and announces major gift from Wendy and Eric Schmidt to kick off private fundraising campaign, July 25, 2013
(credit: Spencer T Tucker/Mayor's Office)

Groundbreaking Held For New Governors Island Park

The Hills will be made of recycled construction and fill materials. The summit of the tallest Hill, 80 feet above sea level, will provide visitors with a 360-degree panorama of the Statue of Liberty, New York Harbor and the Lower Manhattan skyline, according to the city.

07/25/2013

Dennis Rodman (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Dennis Rodman Brings His Basketball Skills To … Wait For It … North Korea

Former NBA star Dennis Rodman brought his basketball skills and flamboyant style — neon-bleached hair, tattoos, nose studs and all — on Tuesday to the isolated Communist country with possibly the world’s drabbest dress code: North Korea.

02/26/2013