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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...
  • In Daniela Comani's movie universe, gender assumptions get flipped

    In Daniela Comani's movie universe, gender assumptions get flipped
    Turning the tables to switch the gender in pictures of men and women is a fairly simplistic strategy for an artist. For her second solo exhibition at Charlie James Gallery, Berlin-based Daniela Comani manages to make it work in surprisingly effective...
  • Color-Changing Aetna Sign, A Hartford Landmark

    Color-Changing Aetna Sign, A Hartford Landmark
    New York City has the Empire State Building, Paris the Eiffel Tower, and Chicago the Sears Tower. Hartford's landmark, the Aetna sign, is a bit more diminutive, but it still inspires the same sense of loyalty and familiarity. It's almost as if it...
  • Bristol And Plainville, Rich Colonial Past, Modern Business

    Bristol And Plainville, Rich Colonial Past, Modern Business
    Bristol and Plainville share a common heritage in that they both were once part of the 225-square-mile English settlement of Farmington that took shape in 1640 in a deal between a group of English Puritans and the local Tunxis tribe. That 17th-century...
  • 15-story office tower proposed for Allentown

    15-story office tower proposed for Allentown
    For more than eight decades Allentown's downtown skyline consisted of the PPL Tower dwarfing a collection of unidentifiable buildings that surround it. City Center Investment Corp. CEO J.B. Reilly on Wednesday said he wants to change that. The 15-...
  • NYC subway extension may transform Manhattan neighborhood

    NYC subway extension may transform Manhattan neighborhood
    NEW YORK — Work crews are scrambling underneath New York City to finish the city's first major new subway stop in 25 years, a fast-track project intended to revitalize a long-neglected slice of Manhattan. The city's transit authority has been...
  • New York mourns police officers as officials try to knit the city together

    New York mourns police officers as officials try to knit the city together
    New Yorkers continued to mourn two slain police officers Tuesday as officials pressed the divided city to come together in their memory. “Please embrace those around you as a symbol of our belief that we will move forward together,” Mayor...
  • Oil isn't cheap -- at any price

    Oil isn't cheap -- at any price
    As world oil prices have slumped below $60 a barrel, tumbling nearly 50% since June to a five-year low, analysts have scrambled to discern the economic and political fallout. The big picture, though, hasn't changed: Oil is not cheap, at any price....
  • Smaller downtown projects get a P&Z pass

    Tower 155 condos downtown already has a sales center going up with a January completion date, according to the Compson Associates Facebook page. And exempting projects like this under 2 acres from the city's Interim Design Guidelines for the Downtown,...
  • Prince William and Kate visit September 11 Memorial & Museum

    Prince William and Kate visit September 11 Memorial & Museum
    Amid pouring rain, Prince William and his wife, Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, visited the National September 11 Memorial & Museum in lower Manhattan on Tuesday morning. The stop was part of the royal couple's brief but highly anticipated New York...
  • Prince William, Kate get gifts, greetings from LeBron, Beyonce, Jay Z

    Prince William, Kate get gifts, greetings from LeBron, Beyonce, Jay Z
    British royalty meets American royalty! Prince William and wife Catherine hobnobbed with LeBron James, Beyonce and Jay Z on Monday night in the good old U.S. of A. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge took in their first NBA game, a matchup between King...