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  • Manhattan's Last Remaining Lighthouse Easy To Miss

    Manhattan's Last Remaining Lighthouse Easy To Miss
    Bustling Manhattan is busy and loud, but one small building is nestled in a quiet place, a reminder of simpler times. "Unless you know to look for it when crossing over the bridge, you wouldn't even think to look down at this little lighthouse that used...
  • Remembering the Twin Towers -- My way

    "Nostalgia is often bittersweet!" said the Wise Philosopher. THIRTEEN YEARS ago I watched the historic and horrible events of 9/11 in real time from the windows of my 26th floor apartment in New York's Murray Hill. I had a cinematically dramatic and...
  • Roll Call's 50 richest members of Congress for 2014

    WASHINGTON They invested in an aquaculture business, a bank and good old blue chip stocks and bonds. The richest members of Congress found myriad ways to get wealthier in 2013, CQ Roll Call's annual survey of congressional wealth shows. Many lawmakers'...
  • Perfect timing for Rutgers' Big Ten debut

     Perfect timing for Rutgers' Big Ten debut
    It's the perfect narrative. The date is Nov. 9, 2006. The Empire State Building is aglow in red. The home team rallies from 18 down to stun third-ranked Louisville in the "Pandemonium in Piscataway" game. The ESPN telecast draws a jumbo 8.1 rating in...
  • Update: U.S. under attack [archives]

    As traffic on the World Wide Web came to a crawl the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, chicagotribune.com communicated with many of its readers via e-mail. This is the third of four Tribune Alerts that were sent that day to more than 19,800 readers -- and that...
  • Actress Ashley Tisdale marries singer Christopher French

    Actress Ashley Tisdale marries singer Christopher French
    Ashley Tisdale is now Mrs. Christopher French! The "High School Musical" star tied the knot Monday and announced the news on Instagram on Tuesday. "Best day of my life! Introducing Mr and Mrs French Sept 8, 2014," Tisdale wrote. The 29-year-old, who...
  • Love Story: For Facebook Friends, Relationship Grows

    Love Story: For Facebook Friends, Relationship Grows
    "Who's your friend?" Meredith Maffett asked her brother, Bret, after seeing a picture of him with his classmates — including Seth Taylor — at Wake Forest University. Meredith was home in West Hartford while her brother studied in North...
  • REVIEW: 'On the Town' at the Marriott Theatre ★★½

     REVIEW: 'On the Town' at the Marriott Theatre ★★½
    Sure, the Bronx is still up and the Battery still down (or flat, in my car's case this morning), but in the last number of "On the Town," the 1944 musical created by the incomparable collective talents of Leonard Bernstein, Betty Comden, Adolph Green...
  • Julia Stiles Dumps New York City Duplex

    SELLER: Julia Stiles LOCATION: New York City, NY PRICE: $2,700,000 SIZE: 2,081 square feet, 3 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms YOUR MAMA'S NOTES: We've received an unexpected but welcomed covert communiqué from ever-congenial and long-time Big Apple informant...
  • Art & History Museums — Maitland's 2014-15 season

     Art & History Museums — Maitland's 2014-15 season
    The A&H Museums — Maitland has an extensive lineup of exhibitions and events, including the return of Art31, its monthlong celebration of art and culture. The A&H also gets into the Charles Dickens spirit, with a yuletide transformation of its...
  • Don't Look Down

    Don't Look Down
    I don’t think of myself as being afraid of heights, but I’ve been in some situations that melted my insides, most notably, a trek to the top of the Empire State Building. When my wife and I visited Paris last year, we passed on the trip to the...