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  • Sandy Unearths 90-Year-Old Ship Wreck On Fire Island

    Sandy Unearths 90-Year-Old Ship Wreck On Fire Island
    When Superstorm Sandy devastated Fire Island, flooding nearly 80 percent of the community's homes, it also unearthed a nearly 100-year-old ship wreck. The ship, believed to be the Bessie White, was left exposed after high winds and torrential rain...
  • Bodies Recovered From Small Plane That Crashed In Waters Off Long Island

    Bodies Recovered From Small Plane That Crashed In Waters Off Long Island
    The bodies of the two men killed in Saturday's small plane crash in Moriches Inlet, off the South Shore of Long Island, N.Y. have been recovered. Earlier in the day, the U.S. Coast Guard said a man and woman had been killed. The victims have now been...
  • As Region Prepares For Nor'easter, Long Islanders Still Without Power

    As Region Prepares For Nor'easter, Long Islanders Still Without Power
    Thousands of cold and anxious LIPA customers waited for electricity on Long Island Tuesday. In Oceanside the neighborhoods were dark. Only generators powered some businesses and lights. More than a week after Sandy pummeled Long Island, power lines...
  • 'Mad Men' recap: 'Tea Leaves'

    'Mad Men' recap: 'Tea Leaves'
    "When is everything going to go back to normal?" - Roger Sterling Raise your hand if you were ready for Fat Betty? Or Don's new secretary being named Dawn? Or (what I'm guessing) is the first-ever Rolling Stones-potential-bean-commercial idea. Yeah,...
  • Discoveries: 'The Physics of Imaginary Objects' by Tina May Hall

    Discoveries: 'The Physics of Imaginary Objects' by Tina May Hall
    The Physics of Imaginary Objects Tina May Hall University of Pittsburgh Press: 160 pp., $24.95 In hard times, as you well know, fewer risks are taken when it comes to potential profit and potential loss. In the publishing world, this means less...
  • Monster Mash: Pompeii site faces problems; Ai Weiwei tax case

     
    A UNESCO report has identified serious problems with Pompeii, including structural damage to buildings, vandalism and a lack of qualified staff. Authorities in China have agreed to artist Ai Weiwei's request to review a $2.4 million fine imposed by the...
  • Around Town: Salutes to Bunuel and the hero of 'Hugo,' Melies

     
    A Luis Bunuel retrospective and a tribute to the real-life hero of the film "Hugo" are among this week's highlights....
  • 'Mad Men' recap: We need to talk about Betty

     
    "Mad Men": Betty has grown since we last saw her, but in all the wrong ways....
  • Penny Preville sparkles at Be On Park

     
    Fine jewelry designer Penny Preville paid a visit to Be On Park in Winter Park on Thursday, bringing with her a treasure trove of her latest designs. Beautiful! (Both Penny and her jewelry.) She was wearing several of her newest pieces, including e...
  • Questioning the Boystown reality

     
    ‘Boystown’ is the reality show that was, then wasn’t and now apparently is being filmed in the streets and haunts of our fine neighborhood. And it’s being staged out of a combination green gray Chevy Astro van from 1986 no less!...
  • A break from the comical

     
    I grew up in a super suburb of sprawling Houston. So naturally when I decided to move to Chicago, my mother couldn't help but fret a little.  This is a city that has seen its fair share of urban related crime.  In the early eighties Chicago nearly went...