| Dec 23, 2010
NEW YORK — For someone steeped in murder, grift and shady characters, Otto Penzler is remarkably cheerful.
"I'm the happiest person you know. I am an optimist, I'm happy, I love life, I love friends, I love my job," he says in his book-lined...
| Jul 6, 2010
| 4:09 PM
NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- The Rev. Kevin J. Gray was a popular priest who appeared to live humbly, forgoing a car and walking to Mass from another parish where he lived so that a Catholic charity could use his space at the rectory.
Parishioners thought he...
| Oct 20, 2010
Tom Bosley, a Tony Award-winning actor who was best known for playing Howard Cunningham, the amiable father on the hit TV series "Happy Days," has died. He was 83.
Bosley died early Tuesday at Eisenhower Medical Center in Rancho Mirage after a brief...
| Oct 16, 2010
| 1:10 PM
The sight of the once iconic Manhattan restaurant, Tavern on the Green, has evolved into a visitor center, gift shop and courtyard featuring upscale food trucks.
The eatery, once located in Central Park at 67th Street and Central Park West, shut down...
| Jun 10, 2011
| 5:36 PM
Phillips Seafood, the last of the original Harborplace tenants, is leaving Baltimore’s waterfront mall.
But it appears the restaurant — once one of the nation’s busiest eateries — won’t be going far when it closes on Sept....
| Jun 17, 2011
"Mr. Popper's Penguins," a mildly amusing flight of fancy for the family crowd, is far better for its penguins than its Popper. Not that Jim Carrey's Mr. Popper is poorly done, per se. But the penguins are perfectly suited for stealing scenes and hearts...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 1:30 AM
By Pixar's own standards, Cars, the scenic animated amble on the backroads of the Roadrunner's desert Southwest, was the company's worst film. Laugh-starved, lacking much in the line of action, it was a triumph of toy sales and product tie-in...
| Jul 2, 2011
| 5:51 AM
Brice R. Phillips, the patriarch of a Maryland seafood empire that began 55 years ago with a simple crab shack in Ocean City/, died Friday at his home in the seaside resort town.
Mr. Phillips, who was 90, had been in declining health. The cause of...
| Oct 7, 2011
| 8:59 PM
A little piece of Tinseltown is coming to Burbank this weekend as a new restaurant called the Hollywood Pasta Company opens on Burbank Boulevard with Chef Kurt Ehrlich, former chef at Tavern on the Green in New York City, at the helm.
Ehrlich said he's...
| Sep 17, 2009
| 8:53 AM
Some people get poisoned by shellfish, some people get poisoned by brownies in today's roundup of food news. --Tavern on the Green files for bankruptcy. Bloomberg --Why we're storing billions of seeds. TED --The hoki, an unlikely star among seafood,......
| Sep 25, 2009
| 4:32 PM
You want the recipe for Babycakes' much-loved vegan chocolate cupcakes? You got it! This and more in today's food news roundup. --Eight great street-food vendors in Los Angeles. Gourmet --Will investors show an appetite for local food? An exploration of.....