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  • Arts District's changing landscape is worrisome to longtime residents

    Arts District's changing landscape is worrisome to longtime residents
    Every morning Melissa Richardson Banks walks the Arts District hunting for new scenes. One Saturday it's the word "Life" stenciled on a sidewalk in black spray paint. A few weeks later it's a yellow construction crane blocking the skyline. She has...
  • Don't Look Down

    Don't Look Down
    I don’t think of myself as being afraid of heights, but I’ve been in some situations that melted my insides, most notably, a trek to the top of the Empire State Building. When my wife and I visited Paris last year, we passed on the trip to the...
  • Q&A: 'Sharknado 2′ Writer on Celebrity Cameos, Misunderstood Sharks

    After the viral success of 2013's "Sharknado," Thunder Levin returns to the writing room to pen the sequel, a new disaster adventure set in the streets of New York. "Sharknado 2: The Second One" airs at 9 p.m. Wednesday on SyFy. How did this crazy idea...
  • Vince Gilligan and Beau Willimon on Netflix, antiheroes and their biggest mistakes

    Variety: Who's more evil, Frank Underwood or Walter White? Gilligan: (Laughs.) That's a tough one! I think Frank Underwood is smoother about it. They're both pretty ruthless, but you would have to say Frank's been much more effective using his evil....
  • REVIEW: 'On the Town' at the Marriott Theatre ★★

     REVIEW: 'On the Town' at the Marriott Theatre ★★½
    Sure, the Bronx is still up and the Battery still down (or flat, in my car's case this morning), but in the last number of "On the Town," the 1944 musical created by the incomparable collective talents of Leonard Bernstein, Betty Comden, Adolph Green...
  • Art & History Museums — Maitland's 2014-15 season

     Art & History Museums — Maitland's 2014-15 season
    The A&H Museums — Maitland has an extensive lineup of exhibitions and events, including the return of Art31, its monthlong celebration of art and culture. The A&H also gets into the Charles Dickens spirit, with a yuletide transformation of its...
  • Best Romantic Movies

     
    I was up very early the other morning – courtesy of my early-rising dog – when I caught the last half hour or so of “Pride and Prejudice.” I love the story, and I think they did a fantastic job......
  • 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...
  • Chinese New Year 2014: How are you celebrating the Year of the Horse?

    Chinese New Year 2014: How are you celebrating the Year of the Horse?
    Celebrations begin Friday in China to welcome the Year of the Horse. The official seven-day holiday is marked by parades, prayers – and usually pyrotechnics. But things are a bit different this year. Revelers in China are being encouraged not to...
  • Drugstores becoming outlets for more than traditional services

    At some Walgreen stores, there are health clinics staffed by nurse practitioners, cafes that sell barista-prepared coffee and Eyebrow Bars where trained professionals groom unruly facial hair. Oh, and pharmacists fill prescriptions, too. The nation's...