| Dec 15, 2014
| 4:00 AM
I have tried to determine whether there is anything insidious in Syfy turning "Ascension," originally described as a six-part miniseries, into a "three-night event" and setting it afloat in the relatively dead waters of mid-December.
But I have no idea,...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 4:14 PM
For more than eight decades Allentown's downtown skyline consisted of the PPL Tower dwarfing a collection of unidentifiable buildings that surround it.
City Center Investment Corp. CEO J.B. Reilly on Wednesday said he wants to change that.
| Dec 21, 2014
| 7:25 PM
NEW YORK — Work crews are scrambling underneath New York City to finish the city's first major new subway stop in 25 years, a fast-track project intended to revitalize a long-neglected slice of Manhattan.
The city's transit authority has been...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 1:14 PM
Each week during the college football season, national analyst Chris Dufresne will burn a timeout to answer questions and exchange opinions. You can email him at firstname.lastname@example.org and reach him on Twitter: @DufresneLATimes.
| Nov 20, 2014
| 6:33 PM
As soon as junior Veronica Lloyd's classes at Lafayette College end at 3:30 p.m. Friday, she'll hop in a car and head to New York City, where she and her friends have booked a room near Times Square.
Lloyd is among the multitude of students and alumni...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 9:00 AM
In the past few months, this country has been rocked by the unfolding horror story at dozens of veterans hospitals. There have been reports of veteran deaths due to malpractice, serious mismanagement at all levels of Veterans Affairs and the resignation,...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"I HAVE behind me not only the splendid traditions and annals of more than a thousand years but the living strength and Majesty of the Commonwealth and Empire; of societies old and new; of lands and races different in history and origins, but all, by God'...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Trying to keep up with the latest election results Tuesday night? You can look to your favorite news site or TV network, of course, but you can also look to the skies of Manhattan.
As part of a flashy stunt put into place by CNN, the lights of the...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"You can put your boots in the oven, but that don't make 'em biscuits!" goes the old Texas saying.
SPEAKING of biscuits, I received an email from Renee Zellweger after I recalled here our wonderful night in Austin a few years ago, and alluded to the...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Former CBS and Leo Burnett Worldwide exec Bob Mauro has been named president of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, the New York-based org that administers Emmy awards that fall outside the primetime scope of the West Coast-based...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 8:14 AM
Last week, I traveled to New York with Tribune architecture critic Blair Kamin to photograph his review of the new One World Trade Center building in Lower Manhattan. The trip took me around the building from near and far and all the way to the top...