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  • Holiday Train Show

    All aboard for a Holiday Train Show you don't want to miss! The New York Botanical Garden's display is fabulous....featuring landmarks around New York City made entirely of natural materials. Thirteen model trains weave in and out of these gorgeous...
  • Briefly in Business: Music legacy honored at winery

    The musical legacy of late Quiet Riot and Ozzy Osbourne guitarist Randy Rhoads is the focus of a celebration this weekend at D'Argenzio Winery. Proprietor Kathy Rhoads D'Argenzio will honor what would have been the musician's 54th birthday by...
  • Notes on a Year: Mark Swed on classical music

    Notes on a Year: Mark Swed on classical music
    "In the Middle Ages," Sara Maitland writes in her brilliant "A Book of Silence," "Christian scholastics argued that the devil's basic strategy was to bring human beings to a point where they are never alone with their God, nor ever attentively face to...
  • 10 things you might not know about height

    10 things you might not know about height
    2010 is shaping up as The Year of the Tall. The world's tallest building, the Burj Khalifa, which was designed and built by Chicago firms, opened in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The world's tallest Jesus statue was erected in western Poland. Tennis...
  • "Skywalkers: Mohawk Ironworkers Build the City" by David Weitzman

    "Skywalkers: Mohawk Ironworkers Build the City" by David Weitzman
    "Skywalkers: Mohawk Ironworkers Build the City" By David Weitzman Roaring Brook, $19.99, ages 10-14 A long tradition of Mohawk ironworkers working on the building of skyscrapers is often alluded to in books for young readers (about the Empire State...
  • A tower to the sun

    CITY HALL — Glendale could receive solar power generated by a tower higher than the Empire State Building under a nearly $200-million agreement that goes to the City Council next week. Earlier this month, the City Council introduced the proposed...
  • 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...
  • Former mayor was 'always thinking of others'

    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....
  • Judy Greer and company keep CBS' 'Mad Love' feeling fresh

    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...
  • Empire State Building fuels raging TV controversy!

     
    This is a mildly amusing observation about a shot of the big city that ESPN showed during the Mets-Yanks tilt Sunday night. Not a big deal compared to some other stuff that went on during the ESPN presentation, of course......
  • Monster Mash: New York approves new skyscraper to rival Empire State; Kevin Spacey to play 'Richard III'

     
    -- Changing skyline: New York's City Council has approved a new skyscraper by Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects that will rival the Empire State Building. (New York Daily News) -- Prestige project: Sam Mendes will direct Kevin Spacey in a stage......