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  • And you thought real estate was mundane

    And you thought real estate was mundane
    The housing biz isn't all square footage and sales contracts. Here are some bulletins from the wide-ranging world of real estate: I am not making this up. As if the average homeowner didn't have enough to worry about, we now have the specter of house-...
  • Wait continues for mobile ticketing on Metra

    Wait continues for mobile ticketing on Metra
    Accustomed to train delays, Metra riders shouldn't be shocked to learn that a long-promised test of "paperless" ticketing has been pushed back again. A pilot program to introduce mobile ticketing using smartphones isn't likely to be rolled out until...
  • India's Modi to get rock star reception in New York

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - It is a rock 'n' roller's dream to "sell out The Garden," but for a foreign politician to pack New York City's most famous sports and entertainment arena is another thing entirely.     Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on his...
  • New York City is a Key Plank for 'Boardwalk Empire's' Attention to Detail

    The Bronx County Courthouse, with its neoclassical majesty, needs no dressing up to double for 1930s Chicago. On a muggy August afternoon, the "Boardwalk Empire" team makes the most of the granite-and-limestone steps leading into the courthouse,...
  • Miss America admits sorority hazing, denies severity of accusations

    Miss America admits sorority hazing, denies severity of accusations
    Newly crowned Miss America Kira Kazantsev isn't saying she never hazed anyone at her sorority, but she's denying the details alleged in a recent report that brought to light the fact she'd been kicked out of Alpha Phi at Hofstra University. "All I can...
  • A history of abusive hazing won't stop Miss America from moving on

    A history of abusive hazing won't stop Miss America from moving on
    The mean girl won the beauty pageant. What a shock. On Sept. 14 in Atlantic City, Kira Kazantsev became Miss America 2015. The contest featured nothing out of the ordinary: boobs, bikini butt glue and, of course, talent. (Well, talent. Kazantsev...
  • Bethesda volunteer takes 98th birthday in stride

    Beulah Gladstone, who turned 98 on Sept. 4, has been a volunteer at Bethesda Hospital East since January 2000 and has logged more than 17,000 hours of service. Most recently, Gladstone, who counts "14 3/4 grandchildren" (the latest one is due shortly)...
  • U.S. eager to forget about new India premier's 2005 visa denial

    When President Obama hosts new Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for dinner at the White House next week, the leaders will have a long list of issues to discuss: trade disagreements, China's rise, nuclear policy and counter-terrorism, among others....
  • When Randy Jackson reigned: Echoes of Zebra in Coconut Creek

    When Randy Jackson reigned: Echoes of Zebra in Coconut Creek
    Randy Jackson, singer and guitarist for the band Zebra, will perform a free show at Nectar in the Seminole Casino Coconut Creek at 8 p.m. Friday. Which may mean nothing to you, or it may elicit a flashback of the many Long Island Iced Teas spilled...
  • 'Bridge and Tunnel' leads nowhere

     'Bridge and Tunnel' leads nowhere
    Writer-director Jason Michael Brescia's "Bridge and Tunnel" follows a group of Long Island twentysomethings over the course of one rocky year. It tries to be a kind of "St. Elmo's Fire" for "the change-at-Jamaica crowd," as the railroad-riding locals...
  • Rosie O'Donnell Returns to 'The View' Healthier and Happier

    Rosie O'Donnell Returns to 'The View' Healthier and Happier
    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The last person who thought Rosie O'Donnell would ever return to "The View" was Rosie O'Donnell. In the spring of 2007, the talk show host opted not to renew her contract with the gabfest created by Barbara Walters, even though...