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  • Griffith Park tops list of most popular L.A.-area filming sites

    Griffith Park tops list of most popular L.A.-area filming sites
    And the winner is … Griffith Park. The city-owned park, whose film and TV credits stretch from the 1915 classic "The Birth of a Nation" to the 1960s "Batman" TV series, is once again playing a starring role in Hollywood. Griffith Park has...
  • About Juno: The how and why of a blown forecast

    About Juno: The how and why of a blown forecast
    Those Lehigh Valley commuters dusting the powder off their windshields Tuesday morning undoubtedly cast their thoughts back a day and concluded something had gone amiss in all the weather laboratories. Wasn't it supposed to snow 14 inches? Or was it...
  • Storm brings little snow to Md. before pounding Northeast

    Storm brings little snow to Md. before pounding Northeast
    The massive storm hammering the Northeast with heavy snow amid almost hurricane-like winds developed too late to leave much of a mark on Maryland. A stretch from Long Island to Boston on Tuesday will begin to dig out from paralyzing snowfalls of up to 2...
  • Howie Mandel runs to be calm, works to help others with A-fib

    Howie Mandel runs to be calm, works to help others with A-fib
    Comedian Howie Mandel has been open about his mental illness, but what many don't know is how he uses exercise to calm his mind and control compulsive thoughts. Was physical activity something you've always been interested in, or is this new? I wasn't...
  • Emanuel to unveil ordinance transferring parkland for Obama library

    Emanuel to unveil ordinance transferring parkland for Obama library
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday will introduce an ordinance to transfer at least 20 acres of public parkland to the city if President Barack Obama decides to build his library and museum in either Washington Park or Jackson Park on the South Side,...
  • Those quirky, 'nearly perfect' Scandinavians

    Those quirky, 'nearly perfect' Scandinavians
    "The Almost Nearly Perfect People: Behind the Myth of the Scandinavian Utopia" Picador, $26 Is any country perfect? Based on media reports and various academic studies, the Scandinavian countries have a reputation of attaining near-perfect status....
  • Joan Rivers' over-the-top penthouse lists at $28 million

    Joan Rivers' over-the-top penthouse lists at $28 million
    Talk show host Joan Rivers’ penthouse near Manhattan’s Fifth Avenue is for sale at $28 million. The palace-like interiors, with opulent details and rooms that can accommodate grand-scale entertaining, were home to the late comedienne, who...
  • REVIEW: 'The Addams Family' at the Mercury Theater

     REVIEW: 'The Addams Family' at the Mercury Theater
    For anyone who saw the first national tour of the musical "The Addams Family," the amusements currently to be had alongside Gomez, Morticia, Wednesday and Pugsley at the Mercury Theater will not come as a surprise. For that road show of the Broadway...
  • Andrea Bocelli: Better than a box of chocolate

    Andrea Bocelli: Better than a box of chocolate
    You think the average couple feels pressure every time Valentine's Day rolls around? Well, imagine being the focus of thousands of dates, with a cost that can surpass a high-end dinner and a nice piece of jewelry. That's what Andrea Bocelli faces....
  • North Dakota to Maine facing sub-zero wind chill temps; Glen Falls, New York, hits minus 27

    Frigid temperatures descended on the northern tier of the country Tuesday, and while it's not the coldest weather of the season, the biting chill followed a powerful storm that dumped snow from the upper Midwest to the Northeast. According to the...
  • Allentown's Jim Ochse making a big climb in Empire State Building

    Jim Ochse says this is the last time he's going to do it. The two-time winner of the Empire State Building Run-Up is calling it quits in what amounts to one of the most extreme stair-climber challenges in the world. The Allentown resident won the...