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  • Real Estalker Rumors: Tyra Banks, Joe Jonas, and Ted Danson

    Ever since Your Mama returned from our long vacay and got back up in the property gossiping saddle this week, we've been flooded with tons of celebrity-related real estate rumors and gossip, so we thought we'd shovel a few off our plate in one fell...
  • Ty Burrell, Rob Minkoff Travel Way Back for 'Mr. Peabody and Sherman' Premiere

    Just before yet another snowstorm hit New York, Dreamworks Animation and 20th Century Fox snuck in a kid friendly, 3D premiere of "Mr. Peabody and Sherman" on Feb. 9. As was the case with the 1960s cartoon, wackiness abounds as the genius dog, voiced...
  • Taking the Kids -- to the Statue of Liberty

    Taking the Kids -- to the Statue of Liberty
    What a view! We're standing atop the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty -- about halfway up the 305-foot, 1-inch climb to the crown -- looking out at the New York City skyline. Even the jaded high school boys I'm chaperoning can't help but be impressed....
  • Critic's Pick: Celebrating the summer solstice with new music

    It began 30 years ago when Charlie Murrow -- a musical environmentalist, sound artist, chanter and tooter, inventor of the heart-beat machine instrument and event organizer extraordinaire -- gathered like-minded Manhattan chanters and tooters to celebrate...
  • At your liberty: Statue of Liberty to reopen July 4

    At your liberty: Statue of Liberty to reopen July 4
    On a sun-splashed afternoon that marked the second day of summer, I joined a diverse throng of men, women and children, all waiting to board the Staten Island Ferry — a hulking orange vessel that provides free commuter service between Manhattan...
  • PASSINGS: Jim Sweeney, Ira Rubin, Guy Tozzoli

    Jim Sweeney Coach transformed Fresno State football Jim Sweeney, 83, who called Fresno State "a sleeping giant" when he arrived as its football coach in 1976 and then awakened the university — and the region — with 19 years of...
  • The Frugal Traveler: Affordable vacation options exist in Asheville, N.C.

    The Frugal Traveler: Affordable vacation options exist in Asheville, N.C.
    Adorning the mountains of North Carolina with a hip urban vibe, noteworthy art scene and a growing circuit of artisan microbreweries is the city of Asheville. Phenomenal food and well-preserved historical buildings are also part of the travel itinerary...
  • Yard sale update: Additional community sales planned for May, June

    Yard sale update: Additional community sales planned for May, June
    The Savvy Shopper’s annual guide to community yard sales was published in the Daily Press on Sunday, April 21. News about a few sales came in after our deadline. Here is an update. (You can find the entire calendar at dailypress.com/shopping)....
  • Seeing NYC On A Citi Bike

    Seeing NYC On A Citi Bike
    NEW YORK CITY — Time is running out. It's my first experience using Citi Bike, the new New York City bike share program, and I've made a terrible mistake, I've lost track of time and now it looks like I won't get my bike back to a docking...
  • Ada Louise Huxtable memorial explores architecture critic's legacy

    Ada Louise Huxtable memorial explores architecture critic's legacy
    NEW YORK -- On Tuesday afternoon at the Metropolitan Museum in New York the architecture world, or what felt like a pretty substantial cross-section of it, gathered to remember the pioneering New York Times and Wall Street Journal architecture critic...
  • Statue of Liberty reopens for a New York kind of Independence Day

    Statue of Liberty reopens for a New York kind of Independence Day
    NEW YORK -- The Statue of Liberty reopened to visitors Thursday for the first time since Hurricane Sandy washed ashore in October and severely damaged the island on which Lady Liberty sits. The statue was spared storm damage, and tens of thousands of...