| Aug 26, 2014
| 9:05 PM
HACKENSACK, N.J. The Manhattan District Attorney's Office is investigating a secret $25 million legal settlement between the Port Authority and a politically connected seaport company that excused $15 million in unpaid rent at the docks in Brooklyn and...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 2:25 PM
One of the oldest private museums in the United States will be no more. On Monday, the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., received permission from a Superior Court judge to merge with the National Gallery of Art and George Washington University....
| Aug 11, 2014
From squeezing between a Dumpster and a wall to holding your breath as a bus hard aports past your bumper, cities can be an automotive minefield. And cars are often the casualties. Need proof? Look no further than auto insurance......
| Aug 11, 2014
| 1:03 PM
The Second Avenue Jewish Chorale is entering its fourth season and it has already made its successful debut performance at the recent North American Jewish Choral Festival in New York's Hudson River Valley in the Catskills.
"It was wonderful," said...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 7:30 AM
Fall colors are reason enough to take a mid-October tour to eastern Canada and Vermont, and traveling in a private rail car makes it even more interesting.
Uncommon Journeys offers an eight-day Fall Colors in Quebec & Vermont tour that begins with a...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 11:06 AM
Liz Sweeney of Timonium used to race her kayak while she lived in New York City. At the time, Sweeney would practice in the Hudson River, though public access to waterways was hard to find.
Now, she is able to get up early and take her kayak to Loch...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 6:44 PM
When a decaying wooden ship was discovered in the World Trade Center excavation pit four years ago, it posed a mystery.
Where did it come from? How did it get there? Was it wrecked? Or was it sunk intentionally for landfill?
| Jul 15, 2014
| 7:03 AM
A moment of distress happened unexpectedly for a young musician on Thursday and when it did, it was proof once again of the unity between the Norfolk Chamber Music Festival and the town where the Yale program is located.
There on the stage of the...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 9:40 AM
It's a day Taylor Schilling might like better than taco night.
On Thursday, the 29-year-old actress scored a nomination for lead actress in a comedy for her portrayal as yuppie inmate Piper Chapman in Netflix's prison dramedy "Orange Is the New Black."...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 12:16 PM
Ah, the Emmy nominations -- happening at an ungodly early hour so the media can spend the day catching up with the actors and actresses making waves in television. A byproduct of the early morning announcement: star actors startled out of their sleep or...
| Jul 22, 2014
"I just returned from a trip to Europe, and really enjoyed riding the high-speed Eurostar and TGV. Why can't we have something like that here in the U.S.?" So asked a reader, and the fundamental answer is simple: The United States, as a nation, does not...