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  • Critic's notebook: Skyscrapers remain powerful symbols, post 9/11

    Critic's notebook: Skyscrapers remain powerful symbols, post 9/11
    Any skyscraper is a contradiction. The tall tower is architecture's most famous building type and also the one most clearly at odds with the profession's roots. Fundamentally, architecture is shelter, a concession that we're afraid to face the elements...
  • Memories of Sept. 11: 'You could see a war between good and evil'

    Memories of Sept. 11: 'You could see a war between good and evil'
    Bob Berry of Newport News stood at the entrance to the New York Stock Exchange on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001. First in line for the next group tour, he looked up at the clear, blue sky and saw something he could not explain “There’s paper...
  • WTC 1 Surpasses Empire State, Becomes NYC's Tallest Building

    WTC 1 Surpasses Empire State, Becomes NYC's Tallest Building
    It's taken two different designs, dozens of revisions and nine years, but One World Trade Center has finally become what it was intended to be when it was first conceived after the 9/11 attacks: the tallest building in New York. That milestone...
  • Day 2 on the Disney Dream: A Bahamas port of call

    Day 2 on the Disney Dream: A Bahamas port of call
    Reporting from aboard the Disney Dream We’re back for Day 2 from aboard the Disney Dream cruise ship, where we spent the bulk of Friday docked in Nassau, Bahamas. Full coverage: Read the Day 1 and Day 3 dispatches and view photos from the Disney...
  • High-tech fun aboard Disney Dream cruise

    High-tech fun aboard Disney Dream cruise
    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...
  • New York: In the footsteps of Titanic survivors

    New York: In the footsteps of Titanic survivors
    NEW YORK — As you may have heard, the Titanic never reached New York. But about 700 of its passengers and crew did get here on the night of April 18, 1912, three days after the sinking. In fact, their arrival drew a crowd of thousands to the...
  • Omarr's Daily Astrological Forecast September 15, 2011

    BIRTHDAY GAL: Actress Amy Davidson was born in Phoenix on this day in 1979. This birthday gal earned recognition playing Kerry Hennessy on "8 Simple Rules" from 2002-05. She's guest-starred on "Ghost Whisperer", "Criminal Minds" and "CSI: NY," as well...
  • Maurice Sendak dies at 83; author of 'Where the Wild Things Are'

    Maurice Sendak dies at 83; author of 'Where the Wild Things Are'
    He had already been proclaimed "the Picasso of children's books" by Time magazine when Maurice Sendak, then in his 30s, wrote and illustrated "Where the Wild Things Are," a dark fantasy that became one of the 10 bestselling children's books of all time....
  • Hollywood finds romance in travel

    Hollywood finds romance in travel
    Love is always lovelier some place other than home. Well, at least in the celluloid universe. Traveling by boat, train or even bus can lead to romantic entanglements in the movies, as does visiting ├╝ber-romantic locales such as Rome, Paris and Venice. Of...
  • "Meadowlands: A Wetlands Survival Story" by Thomas F. Yezerski

    "Meadowlands: A Wetlands Survival Story" by Thomas F. Yezerski
    "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...
  • New York City loves its High Line, the trail in the sky

    New York City loves its High Line, the trail in the sky
    NEW YORK - It is a new and still-growing trail. It's not long: Just 1 mile, or 19 blocks. Welcome to the High Line Trail in the heart of New York City. It is known by some as the "Miracle Above Manhattan" and "The Trail in the Sky." The rail line-...