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  • Renaissance's Pitch To Bristol: 'Stay The Course'

    Renaissance's Pitch To Bristol: 'Stay The Course'
    BRISTOL — Fighting to regain momentum and rally its supporters, Renaissance Downtowns assured a crowd of about 200 Monday that its ambitious redevelopment plan for the old mall site is still on track. In the long run, the Long Island-based company...
  • Did Comcast Raise Cable-TV Rates 68% in the Past Four Years? Not Exactly

    The eye-popping claim certainly got some headline play: Comcast raised basic-cable rates 68% from 2009-13, while Time Warner Cable -- the target of Comcast's proposed $45 billion acquisition -- actually reduced them by 2.5% over the same time period....
  • Jerry Bruckheimer's new book showcases 40 years of filmmaking

    "SHOW BUSINESS is like sex. When it's wonderful, it's wonderful. But when it isn't very good, it's still all right," said British comedian Max Wall. SCENES FROM a book party: Hollywood super-mogul Jerry Bruckheimer appeared at Manhattan's Monkey Bar to...
  • Dina Lohan pleads guilty to drunk driving, speeding

    Dina Lohan pleads guilty to drunk driving, speeding
    Dina Lohan pleaded guilty to charges of aggravated drunk driving and speeding Tuesday, earning herself 100 hours of community service before her sentencing hearing comes up in early June.  "I'll never be back here again. You can quote me," the 51-year-...
  • Authors A-C

     - Return to other listings 2nd Story 2nd Story is a collective of story-makers and story-lovers working together to build community through the power of storytelling. They host story-sharing experiences in Chicago and beyond, in the form of both...
  • Review: 'American Jesus' ★★ 1/2

    Review: 'American Jesus' ★&#9733 1/2
    In the absorbing but superficial "American Jesus," Spanish documentarian Aram Garriga offers a panoramic overview of Protestant subcultures in America, from Anaheim to Long Island. The director pivots in the third act — persuasively, if heavy-...
  • Jeff Van Gundy: Billy Donovan would be "outstanding" NBA coach

    Jeff Van Gundy: Billy Donovan would be "outstanding" NBA coach
    Why won't Florida Gators basketball coach Billy Donovan shut the door on the NBA? I'll tell you why: Because he is intrigued by the league, because he is a fan of the league and because his friends tell him he would be a success in the league. Friends...
  • Happy Passover for Montreal man, who wins $1M at Seminole Hard Rock

    Happy Passover for Montreal man, who wins $1M at Seminole Hard Rock
     Why is this night different from all other nights for Eric Afriat? Because he won a million bucks. Poker players always endure ups and downs in long tournaments, but very few had the challenge Eric Afriat did.  He missed the Passover celebration...
  • Wicked Strong carries Boston hope -- and a New York storyline, too

    Wicked Strong carries Boston hope -- and a New York storyline, too
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The Boston-to-his-core horse owner did a slight double take when he saw a New York Giants cap in the same frame as his Kentucky Derby contender. That's what you get when you put a Long Island guy at the center of a heart-...
  • The God Squad: Sterling scandal invites thoughts on diversity

    Q: I'm writing today about race. I'm a member of an organization that tries to reduce racism in our community, so I'm quite sensitive to this issue. In light of the NBA/Donald Sterling fiasco, I felt compelled to write. Fortunately, the NBA took...
  • Sports and religion can be powerful forces against bigotry

    Q: I'm writing today about race. I'm a member of an organization that tries to reduce racism in our community, so I'm quite sensitive to this issue. In light of the NBA/Donald Sterling fiasco, I felt compelled to write. Fortunately, the NBA took...