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  • Film Review: 'Affluenza'

    The end credits for Kevin Asch's film "Affluenza" may not acknowledge "The Great Gatsby" as its obvious inspiration, but the film hews so closely to F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel that it practically counts as source material. Recasting the great Jazz Age...
  • Mohegan Tribe Announces Joint Venture With Long Island Company

    The Mohegan Tribe announced Monday it is teaming with a Long Island company that sells copy machines and other office equipment, along with related software and services for digital copying, scanning and color graphics. The tribe has a joint venture with...
  • Great Baltimore cocktails: The Valley Peaceful Southside at the Valley Inn

    Great Baltimore cocktails: The Valley Peaceful Southside at the Valley Inn
    Where exactly is the "south side" of the classic Southside cocktail? Bartenders themselves have troubling pinning down its origins. According to beverage lore, the drink could be named after the South Side of Chicago or the Southside Sportsmen's...
  • Kurdistan, Scotland and Catalonia: They just want to be free, or do they?

     Kurdistan, Scotland and Catalonia: They just want to be free, or do they?
    Massoud Barzani, president of Iraq's semiautonomous Kurdistan region, rattled many cages this month when he announced in parliament that the KRG would be moving ahead soon on a referendum on independence from Iraq. If Kurdistan goes ahead with such a...
  • Cuomo: Settlement reached to avert rail strike in New York

    Cuomo: Settlement reached to avert rail strike in New York
    A planned strike on the Long Island Rail Road, the nation’s busiest commuter rail line, was averted when the parties agreed on Thursday to a new contract after Gov. Andrew Cuomo personally intervened in the stalled talks. “It is my...
  • N.Y. police seek link between body parts found in two towns

    N.Y. police seek link between body parts found in two towns
    Homicide investigators in Long Island, N.Y., are investigating the discovery of a dismembered body and other scattered human remains found in two towns earlier this month. On July 8, police found the partially dismembered body of a woman in a parking...
  • Huntington's new gallery rooms show promise

    Huntington's new gallery rooms show promise
    Sometimes an art museum opens new galleries more as an expression of ambition and possibility for the future than as the culmination of a completed achievement. That seems to be the case at the Huntington in San Marino, which on July 19 will inaugurate...
  • Showtime's 'The Affair' looks at infidelity from multiple perspectives

    Don't judge a show by its title. "The Affair," which premieres on Showtime on Oct. 19, both is and isn't about infidelity.  "We really do think of the show as a show about marriage, actually, more than a show about an affair," said co-creator Sarah...
  • August 2014 TV premieres, movies, specials and finales

    August 2014 TV premieres, movies, specials and finales
    Starz in August premieres "Outlander," its most anticipated series since "Spartacus." The 16-episode first season comes from exec producer Ron Moore ("Battlestar Galactica") and is based on Diana Gabaldon's immensely popular "Outlander" book series. It...
  • New York hotel prices in August: Is Montauk the new Manhattan?

    New York hotel prices in August: Is Montauk the new Manhattan?
    Manhattan is known for its pricey hotels, but in August a small Long Island town claimed the title as most expensive New York hotel destination. Travel booking site NewYorkHotels.org released a survey Tuesday that confirms what New York City locals...
  • New York driver with snake around her neck crashes into firehouse

    NEW YORK — A New York woman who crashed her Toyota Prius into a firehouse with a stolen python wrapped around her neck pleaded not guilty to charges including reckless endangerment and larceny on Tuesday, law enforcement officials said. Sarah...