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  • Wolfgang Oehme, landscape architect

    Wolfgang Oehme, landscape architect
    Wolfgang Oehme, a renowned landscape architect and a founder of the New American Garden movement, which incorporated windblown ornamental grasses and massed perennial plantings, died of cancer Thursday at his Towson home. He was 81. "He was a...
  • Welcome Home: Shuttle Enterprise Wows NYC

    Welcome Home: Shuttle Enterprise Wows NYC
    New York and New Jersey saw a spectacle in the sky that easily rivaled the Fourth of July fireworks, in part because it was a far more rare sight to behold. The space shuttle Enterprise flew piggyback over the most iconic landmarks in the city as part...
  • U.S. monuments perfect for families

    U.S. monuments perfect for families
    Here's a list of the nation's historical hot spots — the five most- and least-visited monuments in 2009 — from National Park Service data. With ancient petroglyphs and eerie cave dwellings, war-scarred memorials and islands reachable only by...
  • Ten for Friday: Shame on Wall Street

     
    Obama called Wall Street's $18.4 billion in bonuses "shameful," but aside from a verbal tongue lashing he didn't say what he plans to do about them. Getting them back may be hard. New numbers show the economy shrank 3.8......
  • Yankees Victory Parade Set for Friday

    Yankees Victory Parade Set for Friday
    It will be a champions welcome as New York City will host a ticker-tape parade Friday morning to celebrate the Yankees' 27th World Series title. The victory parade will start at 11 a.m. on lower Broadway at Battery Park, go up the Canyon of Heroes to...
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  • Bill Murray's poetry parade

     
    On June 14, the Poets House in New York hosts its annual benefit poetry walk across the Brooklyn Bridge. As participants cross the bridge, they'll be treated to readings by work by Langston Hughes, Marianne Moore, Brooklyn poet Walt Whitman......
  • Thousands On Hand As Yankees Honored With Keys To City

    Thousands On Hand As Yankees Honored With Keys To City
    The Canyon of Heroes was flooded with Yankees fans on Friday as the Bronx Bombers celebrated their 27th World Series win. A blizzard of confetti swept through Broadway as the Yankees made their way to City Hall for a ceremony where they were presented...
  • Female Employees Sue Gym Over Alleged Sex Harassment

    Female Employees Sue Gym Over Alleged Sex Harassment
    Five women slapped a New York City gym with a lawsuit Wednesday, claiming they were suddenly fired after complaining about sexual harassment they endured from a male manager. The employees - who worked at Battery Park Swim and Fitness - claim they were...