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  • Hotel rates reach new record; more guest fees to come

    Hotel rates reach new record; more guest fees to come
    If hotel rates seemed a bit more expensive last year, it wasn’t your imagination. The average U.S. hotel rate in 2014 was the highest ever — up 4.6% to $115 per night — and industry experts are predicting a 5.2% increase by the end...
  • New York crackdown on hookah bars generates some blowback

    New York crackdown on hookah bars generates some blowback
    Finding refuge from the bitter cold that settled over New York City one recent evening, Uriel Israelov, 21, enjoyed a smoke with friends in a cozy corner of Sahara East in the East Village, which he made sound like the homey bar featured on the long-...
  • Can evil automated switchboards really be improved?

     Can evil automated switchboards really be improved?
    The automated switchboard, that most satanic of corporate innovations, isn't going away even though the vast majority of consumers despise it. In fact, the technology may play an even greater role in your life by migrating to your cellphone. First,...
  • Natalie L. 'Toby' Mendeloff, activist

    Natalie L. 'Toby' Mendeloff, activist
    Natalie L. "Toby" Mendeloff, a community activist and volunteer, died Jan. 29 at Sinai Hospital of complications of the flu. She was 94. The daughter of Henry Lavenstein, a department store owner, and Bessie Siff Lavenstein, a homemaker, Natalie...
  • Five Questions for Ed Berlin, co-owner of the Ivy Bookshop

    Five Questions for Ed Berlin, co-owner of the Ivy Bookshop
    Ed and Ann Berlin's professional lives took a fresh turn when they bought the 10-year-old Ivy Bookshop in January 2012. She had years of experience as a book publishing executive, he had devoted much of his professional life to the technical side of...
  • Where do those Oscars wind up when the lights go down?

    Where do those Oscars wind up when the lights go down?
    "It's all a blur," winners like to say of that magic moment when their most esteemed peers (not to mention upward of 40 million television viewers) watch them take the stage at the Academy Awards to claim the ultimate show business prize — that...
  • Obama weighs college tuition as a president and a dad

    Obama weighs college tuition as a president and a dad
    He's getting sappy on college campuses, wringing his hands about his tuition savings plan and waxing nostalgic about his own years as an undergraduate. President Obama is hurtling toward a deadline that looms over him much like the end of his time in...
  • Marvin David Levy, obsessive opera composer, dies at 82

    Marvin David Levy, obsessive opera composer, dies at 82
    The life of Fort Lauderdale composer Marvin David Levy reads like Greek tragedy, a tale of drama, deceit, obsession and even a prison sentence for conspiracy. Levy, 82, died Feb. 9 at a nursing home in Wilton Manors of complications from a fall suffered...
  • Like Many Others, Jeb Bush Put Checkered Youth Behind

    Like Many Others, Jeb Bush Put Checkered Youth Behind
    A scion of a famously rich and well-connected family goes to a fancy prep school. Partying with his friends and neglecting his studies, he almost gets kicked out. But he eventually grows up and goes on to a successful career in politics. John Fitzgerald...
  • There is no other side to the vaccine debate

    There is no other side to the vaccine debate
    Are you at risk to get the measles? Are your kids? Duh, yes — if you are not vaccinated! Commuters on San Francisco's Bay Area Rapid Transit system were exposed to measles last week when an East Bay resident with the disease rode a BART train to...
  • Compass Rose is a perfect fit for Eliot's 'Murder in the Cathedral'

    Compass Rose is a perfect fit for Eliot's 'Murder in the Cathedral'
    Compass Rose Theater displays its innovative play selection by presenting T.S. Eliot's probing drama, "Murder in the Cathedral" as its third offering of the season. The play, written in 1935, follows Compass Rose's acclaimed November-December production...