| Feb 10, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Former Laguna Beach mayor and businessman Charlton Phillips Boyd died Feb. 3 in Dana Point. He was 91.
"Anyone who can live their lives the way 'Charlie' did and make it to 91 will have pr etty good lives," City Councilwoman Verna Rollinger said....
| Feb 20, 2011
Reporting from aboard the Disney Dream
With all things Disney, you come to expect family fun, fairy-tale fantasy and plenty of pixie dust.
But it's the technology behind Disney's trademark "magic" that seems to set its new Dream apart from other...
| Feb 16, 2011
| 12:44 PM
It's a time-proven format for romantic comedy: Balance the more or less conventional love story between one couple with a more volatile relationship between their best friends.
Shakespeare used it brilliantly in "Much Ado About Nothing," where...
| Mar 9, 2011
| 5:13 PM
"It has become conventional wisdom that the BP-funded response to the spill was a chaotic and mismanaged affair, driven by corporate avarice, lacking in urgency, and at times willfully negligent of the problem's scope … The evidence for this is...
| Mar 28, 2011
| 4:22 PM
"Meadowlands: A Wetlands Survival Story"
By Thomas F. Yezerski
Farrar Straus Giroux, $17.99, ages 5-8
Did you think of the Meadowlands only as the proper name of a sport venue? Thomas Yezerski's pleasingly presented history of this "flat, wet place in...
| May 13, 2011
| 4:30 PM
NEW YORK, NY (PIX 11) — Two men suspected of plotting what would have been the first terror attack in New York City since Osama bin Laden's death were arrested late Wednesday, officials announced.
The suspects were identified as 20-year-old...
| May 13, 2011
| 6:19 PM
"This is messing everything up for us. People look at us, and they’re afraid," said 28-year-old Ali Popel--a Muslim who was born in Afghanistan. Popel stood on 143rd Street today in Whitestone Friday, talking about the arrest of his neighbor, 26-...
| May 24, 2011
Three top drivers from the Indy Racing League stopped by the Empire State Bldg to flip the switch and light the landbark in Indy colors to mark the 100th anniversary of the Indy 500.
PIX11's Jill Nicolini caught up with Helio Castroneves, Dario...
| May 30, 2011
| 6:47 PM
It's Fleet Week in New York and while some people are excited to meet the sailors who are out on the town, others are hitting Craigslist with more x-rated intentions -- and some of those people are the sailors themselves.
Just one click on the 'casual...
| Jun 9, 2011
| 11:46 AM
To Kenny Callaghan, barbecue is like religion.
"If you're Roman Catholic, you don't go to a synagogue," said Callaghan, the executive chef and barbecue czar at New York's Blue Smoke restaurant. "If you're from North Carolina, you don't understand what...
| Dec 5, 2010
Staying at a plush new hotel is possibly the last thing most Americans are thinking about this holiday season. Dreaming about, maybe, because who can afford it?
So here's a morsel of consolation: Although the economy in much of the country continues to...