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  • Mulholland Bridge, which sparked 'Carmageddon' fears, reopens

    Mulholland Bridge, which sparked 'Carmageddon' fears, reopens
    The Mulholland Drive Bridge, whose two-phased demolitions in 2011 and 2012 sparked fears of terrible traffic gridlocks widely known as “Carmageddon,” reopened Wednesday morning. County and state transportation officials removed the traffic...
  • Blind man credits guide dog, 'Orlando' for saving his life in subway miracle

    Blind man credits guide dog, 'Orlando' for saving his life in subway miracle
    A black lab named Orlando quickly jumped to the tracks from a New York City subway platform after his blind owner lost consciousness and fell in front of an oncoming train. Cecil Williams, 61, and Orlando avoided serious injury when the train passed...
  • NYC mayoral race narrows as Thompson cedes to De Blasio

    NYC mayoral race narrows as Thompson cedes to De Blasio
    NEW YORK — The race to become New York City's next mayor narrowed Monday as the runner-up in last week's Democratic primary ended his campaign and endorsed Bill de Blasio, the liberal public advocate who has cast himself as the anti-Michael...
  • How we use the words we do

    How obligated are we to make sure that our actions or words don't offend others, particularly those to whom we are closest? Even when we give it our best shot to be thoughtful, how responsible are we if our positive intentions yield an unexpected negative...
  • Power Failure Halts Metro-North Service

    An electrical problem that forced Metro-North to suspend commuter rail service between Stamford and New York City on Wednesday could take weeks to repair, leaving limited service available to the 125,000 people who use the New Haven Line each day,...
  • Marking Grand Central's Centennial, Just In Time

    The time to appreciate Grand Central Terminal is on a weekday morning. The sheer energy, the dizzying movement, the frenetic ballet of striving, driving hustle, it all feeds the soul. To paraphrase "New York, New York," you want to be a part of it. I...
  • Theater Roundabout: Much Ado About Everything

    Theater Roundabout: Much Ado About Everything
    TheaterWorks announced that it would produce Donald Margulies' topical drama Time Stands Still for the theater's 2011-12 season. Then time stood still. Big changes at the theater — a shift of leadership, some budgetary concerns and other factors...
  • Tribeca Winner 'Stand Clear of the Closing Doors' Gets Distribution

    Oscilloscope Laboratories has acquired all North American rights to "Stand Clear of the Closing Doors," four months after the drama won a special jury prize at the Tribeca Film Festival. Oscilloscope will release "Doors" next year. The film had its...
  • Metro-North's Electrical Failure Outrageous, Inexcusable

    Metro-North's Electrical Failure Outrageous,  Inexcusable
    A second major loss of service in four months on Metro-North Railroad's New Haven Division is outrageous and unacceptable. This service must be reliable. Early Wednesday morning, for reasons still unknown, a 138,000-volt Con Edison feeder cable, which...
  • Naming of Johnie's Coffee Shop as historic L.A. landmark hits snag

    Naming of Johnie's Coffee Shop as historic L.A. landmark hits snag
    Getting Johnie's Coffee Shop named a historic landmark in Los Angeles was supposed to be easy as pie. In April, the Los Angeles Conservancy nominated the Googie-style diner at the northwest corner of Wilshire Boulevard and South Fairfax Avenue for the...
  • Superstorm Sandy: Recovery, stuggles continue one year later

    Ellis Island, which greeted millions of immigrants to the United States, reopened its museum doors on Monday, a year after the aptly named Superstorm Sandy tore through much of the eastern half of the United States, killing scores of people and destroying...