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  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 'Kit' worked to help others

    Gertrude "Kit" Drollinger, who spent her life working to better the lives of others, died Oct. 9, two days shy of her 84th birthday. "Our community has been enriched by the active participation of Kit Drollinger over the last third of a century," said...
  • Going to the beach? Please mind your manners seaside

    Headed for the beach? Please, beg fellow sun worshippers, remember the Golden Rule. "Beach etiquette is no different than everyday etiquette," says Syndi Seid, founder of Advanced Etiquette, a San Francisco-based company that teaches social etiquette and...
  • 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...
  • Newsday Exclusive: New path of a fallen pol

     
    Former Assemb. Brian McLaughlin's federal indictment in October 2006 covered 186 pages and described a web of corrupt acts including bribery, embezzlement, racketeering, mail fraud and money laundering. Four months ago, McLaughlin, 56, pleaded guilty to...
  • Raising McCain? Hamptons celebs boost Obama

     
    Forget about Republican John McCain???s attack ad deriding Barack Obama as ???the biggest celebrity in the world.??? The Hamptons fundraising season has taken off, with the famous and the near-famous leading the way in raking in dough for the Democrat.......
  • Topics for Thursday

     
    It turns out Sen. Hillary Clinton said Thursday her camp is seeking a way to reflect the "desire" of many of her supporters to be "heard" at the Democratic convention. Meanwhile Gov. Corzine in NJ, a state possibly in play......
  • Eleventh-hour cash & clashes in Brookhaven race

     
    In the final days of the special election campaign for Brookhaven supervisor, Democrats are showing a last-minute infusion of $33,000 in new cash from developers and unions. As of the end of the week, Democratic candidate Mark Lesko has......