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  • Remembering the Twin Towers -- My way

    "Nostalgia is often bittersweet!" said the Wise Philosopher. THIRTEEN YEARS ago I watched the historic and horrible events of 9/11 in real time from the windows of my 26th floor apartment in New York's Murray Hill. I had a cinematically dramatic and...
  • Perfect timing for Rutgers' Big Ten debut

     Perfect timing for Rutgers' Big Ten debut
    It's the perfect narrative. The date is Nov. 9, 2006. The Empire State Building is aglow in red. The home team rallies from 18 down to stun third-ranked Louisville in the "Pandemonium in Piscataway" game. The ESPN telecast draws a jumbo 8.1 rating in...
  • Vince Gilligan and Beau Willimon on Netflix, Antiheroes and Their Biggest Mistakes

    "Are we just supposed to pretend we're in a smoky café in Budapest and just talking about making TV?" asked Beau Willimon, at the start of his conversation with "Breaking Bad's" Vince Gilligan for Variety. If only! In reality, both showrunners were...
  • L.A.'s tallest skyscraper to get observation deck

    L.A.'s tallest skyscraper to get observation deck
    U.S. Bank Tower, the tallest building in the West, will soon have an observation deck and sky-high restaurant catering to visitors to downtown Los Angeles. The deck, the first of its kind in Southern California, will provide visitors with a sweeping...
  • Cruise Port Spotlight: New York, N.Y.

    Cruise Port Spotlight: New York, N.Y.
    Cruise passengers can enjoy a slice of the Big Apple, New York City, both as a port of call as an embarkation/disembarkation port on a variety of voyages including Canada and New England itineraries and some Caribbean and trans-Atlantic crossings. Often...
  • Datebook: Canvases attacked, drums pounded and colors bleeding

    Datebook: Canvases attacked, drums pounded and colors bleeding
    A dance-performance about adolescence in the Bronx, an eight-hour movie about people at work, an installation that is all color, and talking-breathing-eating Instagram. It's all happening in our smoggy, drought-y neck of the woods: Okwui Okpokwasili,...
  • Harborview beacon to light up Baltimore skyline

    Harborview beacon to light up Baltimore skyline
    HarborView Towers, a condominium complex on the Inner Harbor, aims to become an iconic part of the Baltimore skyline now that it has revamped the beacon atop its east tower. "[It's] new and exciting, and I think people are just going to love it," said...
  • Gerald Ratner, 1913-2014

    Gerald Ratner, 1913-2014
    Gerald Ratner practiced law in Chicago for more than 75 years and for many decades represented the billionaire Crown family in business and real estate deals that included the sale of the Empire State Building. A baseball player at the University of...
  • NYC Film Czar: Hollywood's Creating Jobs, Not Stealing Them

    The work may be coming from Hollywood, but the paychecks are being spent and saved in the Big Apple, argued Cynthia Lopez, the newly appointed commissioner of the Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment, on Tuesday at the LIC Summit in Gotham. "We have...
  • Jessie Mueller's 'Beautiful' dilemma

    Jessie Mueller's 'Beautiful' dilemma
    The Broadway actress Jessie Mueller brought the smartphone camera into focus and tapped on the photo icon. "From Drama Desk winner to photographer,"‎ quipped Jarrod Spector, Mueller's costar in the best musical Tony nominee "Beautiful: The Carole...
  • Inside the Office of AMC President and General Manager Charlie Collier

    Charlie Collier is a big believer in the power of circles. That's why he has a round, rather than rectangular, table in his office to facilitate meetings and brainstorming sessions. It's a subtle but significant difference when people face one another...