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  • 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...
  • The unbearable lightness of mattress feminism

    The unbearable lightness of mattress feminism
    For thousands of years, divergent religious traditions have celebrated and venerated one unifying act: meditation. Twenty years before Christ, Philo of Alexandria, a Hellenistic Jewish philosopher, recommended various meditative spiritual exercises....
  • It's time for Carnegie Hall, and Costa Mesa High choirs are ready

    It's time for Carnegie Hall, and Costa Mesa High choirs are ready
    Students in Costa Mesa High School's Madrigal and Vocal Ensemble choirs are counting down the days until they travel to New York City to perform at Carnegie Hall. "I'd pack my bags and leave for New York today if I could," senior Evan Stechauner said....
  • Uniroyal celebrates 50th anniversary of giant tire

    Generations of motorists have passed by the world's largest tire, which sits alongside a busy stretch of Detroit-area freeway. On Wednesday, however, dozens of visitors enjoyed a different vantage point from which to check out the Giant Uniroyal Tire....
  • Atop One World Trade Center, high-tech views of bustling NYC

    From the top of One World Trade Center, the nation's tallest building, it really does seem as if you can "see forever." Those two words are the motto of the center's new observatory that opens May 29, offering spectacular, wraparound views stretching...
  • Man found dead under mattress in NYC hotel was bludgeoned

    Authorities say a New Jersey man found dead under a mattress at a hotel near the Empire State Building had been bludgeoned. Police on Tuesday identified the victim as 28-year-old Roderick Goodwin of Bridgeton, New Jersey. The medical examiner ruled...
  • New York: Nine tips for dodging crowds, enjoying new Whitney Museum

    New York: Nine tips for dodging crowds, enjoying new Whitney Museum
    The Whitney Museum of American Art opened its new home in New York City's Meatpacking District on May 1, and New Yorkers and visitors have come in droves. I turned up on a recent Saturday and was discouraged by the line that wrapped half of the building....
  • Man found with head injury under mattress in NYC hotel dies

    New York City police are investigating the death of a man found unconscious, with a head injury, under a mattress at a hotel blocks from the Empire State Building. Officers were called to the Hilton Garden Inn on West 35th Street at around 4 a.m. Monday....
  • Proposal seeks to dim NYC skyline at night to save energy

    Bright lights, big city? Not so much, if a New York City council member gets his way. He's introduced a bill requiring most office high-rises to turn off the lights at night as a way to cut energy costs and help migratory birds. And it might even give...
  • Indiana Limestone Co. back on solid ground after bankruptcy

    A southern Indiana limestone supplier known for furnishing the Empire State Building and the Pentagon's facades is back on solid ground a year after filing for bankruptcy protection. Indiana Limestone Co. has doubled its annual excavation figures and...
  • NYC mayor proposes millions in new mental health services

    Over 80 schools would get mental health clinics, every police precinct would have a victims' advocate and social workers would arrange psychological care for thousands of families in homeless shelters under Mayor Bill de Blasio's plan to invest tens of...