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  • 'Love locks' collapse part of Paris bridge

    The dreamy Pont des Arts footbridge in central Paris was so weighed down by the thousands of locks affixed to its grillwork that a section of the fencing collapsed Sunday. No one was hurt, but it did spur a tweet from Bruno Julliard, the city's head...
  • 'Liberty's Torch' reveals a statue with a storied past

    'Liberty's Torch' reveals a statue with a storied past
    Frederic Auguste Bartholdi is an all-but-forgotten figure in American history. He was, however, responsible for one of the most enduring symbols of the United States: the Statue of Liberty. A Frenchman from Alsace, he conceived, designed, sold and...
  • Killer Films Merges with Glass Elevator Media to Form Killer Content

    Killer Films, the indie banner headed by Christine Vachon and Pam Koffler, has merged with the upstart IP incubator Glass Elevator Media to form Killer Content. Adrienne Becker, founder and CEO of Glass Elevator, will serve as CEO of Killer Content....
  • Gun control supporters march in Brooklyn

    Nearly 1,000 people marched two miles across the Brooklyn Bridge to New York's City Hall on Saturday to rally against gun violence. Once the marchers reached City Hall, they heard speeches by Shannon Watts, the head of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense...
  • In New York, mother and son find a deeper bond traveling on a budget

     In New York, mother and son find a deeper bond traveling on a budget
    My young-adult son, Jeff, and I don't always see eye to eye. I give him good advice; he says I am meddling. I plan; he wings it. Our mother-son dynamic can be rocky at times. Imagine that. When my husband dropped out of a November trip to New York...
  • New York City: New westside water taxi links midtown and the Battery

    New York City: New westside water taxi links midtown and the Battery
    Now there's one more way to get around Manhattan — and it's free this week. New York Water Taxi begins rush-hour ferry service along the island's westside between Pier 84 at West 44th Street and downtown Battery Park. It's designed for...
  • Daniel Radcliffe's 'The F Word' Re-titled 'What If,' Set for Aug. 1 Release

    CBS Films is no longer saying "The F Word," re-titling the romantic comedy "What If" and setting it for an August release in the U.S. "What If" will open in New York and Los Angeles on Aug. 1 and expand during the following two weekends. CBS Films...
  • Blame or thank Jimmy Webb for that song

    Blame or thank Jimmy Webb for that song
    To tweak a time-honored line from Charles Dickens, it's the best of songs and the worst of songs. Pop music is full of love-it-or-hate-it milestones, but perhaps no work has inspired more polarized reactions than "MacArthur Park," the seven-minute mini-...
  • New York fireworks war ends with East River winning back July 4 show

    NEW YORK - The East River has never been as beautiful or famous as the Hudson, so it was especially stinging when Macy's moved its spectacular July 4 fireworks show from the eastern waterway to its western rival, like a prom date jilting a mousy sister...
  • 'The Address': Ken Burns on the Gettysburg Address and binge watching

    'The Address': Ken Burns on the Gettysburg Address and binge watching
    For his latest documentary, "The Address," Ken Burns changed up his traditional style of sprawling looks at major historical events in favor of a short, cinema verite look at the lives of young boys at a Vermont school who are challenged to memorize and...
  • Taking the Kids -- Touring Paris, and other cities, with those who live there

    Taking the Kids -- Touring Paris, and other cities, with those who live there
    Forget the ubiquitous and delicious French macarons. "Parisians are very keen on eclairs now," said Edouard Morhange, as he ushers us into a shop called L'Atelier de L'eclair on the rue Bachaumont where all they sell are delectable eclairs -- strawberry,...