| Jul 17, 2014
| 12:00 PM
It might be true that the very rich, as F. Scott Fitzgerald put it, "are different from you and me," but movies about their profligate kids tend toward dime-a-dozen sameness.
"Affluenza," director Kevin Asch's look at excess in Great Neck, N.Y., abounds...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 5:00 AM
One of the most joyous moments in "Alive Inside," a documentary exploring how music helps reawaken memories and emotions in dementia patients, occurs when a nursing-home resident with dementia reacts to hearing his favorite music.
Henry Dreher, 94 at...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 12:57 PM
It's clear the Chicago Cubs are building a team that could be reckoned with in 2015 or '16, though they're well out of the race this season. Virginia Beach's Neil Ramirez, with a 1.21 earned-run average in 35 relief appearances this season, looks like...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 7:45 AM
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...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 12:28 PM
For decades, visits to New York City have meant Broadway shows, Fifth Avenue shopping and slack-jawed stops at Times Square and the Statue of Liberty. Those experiences will always remain quintessential New York, but for the last year the city's tourism...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 2:33 PM
Brian Power-Waters, whose boyhood dream of becoming an aviator led to a long career as a military and commercial pilot and, at age 78, took him back to the skies in ultralight planes and hang gliders, died July 21 after surgery at Shore Medical Center...
| Aug 6, 2014
Two years ago, at the age of 16, Jillian Kirby began a campaign designed to honor the legacy of her […]...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 5:05 AM
The Seattle photographer Matika Wilbur has a little exercise she encourages new acquaintances to perform.
Do a Google image search for the term "Native American" and see what comes up.
The first result on a recent attempt is a grainy, sepia-toned...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 11:42 AM
Some records are broken. Others are smashed beyond belief. The rain that hit the New York City suburbs late Tuesday and early Wednesday clearly fell into the latter category, dumping a remarkable 13.1 inches of rain in just a few hours.
| Aug 14, 2014
Welcome to Lehigh Valley Music's Ticket Box, listing new shows on sale. So You Think You Can Dance Live at Sands Bethlehem Event Center, WWE Wrestling at PPL Center in Allentown and State Theatre in Easton's 2014-15 season are 90......
| Aug 14, 2014
A backdoor cold front slipped through Chicago on Wednesday afternoon, shifting winds into the northeast and dropping 80-degree temperatures into the 70s. With cool Canadian high pressure in place Thursday, highs will hold in the 70s for only the second...