What follows is a selection from a "Request for Evaluation" sent to the Landmarks Preservation Commission last week to calendar 239 Elizabeth Street for landmarking. Author of the pitch, building resident Beth Joy Knutsen-Papaleo, even received letters of endorsement from Debbie Harry and Martin Scorsese.   "I am dead sick of tasteless devel...

by James Pasto   I was not one of those kids who sang on the street corners. I didn't have a good voice and by my teen years I tended to hang out less than I did when I was younger. But I remember the kids singing in the park during the day or on cold fall nights around fire-lit barrel. Just like in the movies, as the saying goes. In doing...

by Marzia Chiriatti   Martin Scorsese e l'Italia è da sempre stato, nell'immaginario cinematografico internazionale, un legame fruttuoso ed eccezionale che, sulla scia di numerosissimi altri maestri italoamericani, ha contribuito a perpetuare la tendenza a rappresentare con inedito successo gli elementi culturali fondanti del Bel Paese nei c...

The cast of "Goodfellas" will reunite for the film's 25th anniversary at the Tribeca Film Festival later this month. CBS News reports that co-stars De Niro, Liotta and Pesci and a host of others will close the 14th annual Tribeca Film Festival on April 25.     It will be followed by a can't-miss reunion hosted by Jon Stuart from Mo...