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  • 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...
  • New York City will pay $3.9M for 2012 police shooting of Bronx teen

    New York City will pay $3.9M for 2012 police shooting of Bronx teen
    New York City agreed Friday to pay $3.9 million to the family of a black Bronx teenager shot to death by a white police officer in 2012. The deal settled a federal lawsuit brought by the family of 18-year-old Ramarley Graham. "This was a tragic case,"...
  • 'Into the Woods' production designer Dennis Gassner returns to roots

     'Into the Woods' production designer Dennis Gassner returns to roots
    "Into the Woods" production designer Dennis Gassner doesn't have much experience with musicals, but he has plenty of experience with woods. When he was 16, he worked as an Oregon lumberjack. "I grew up in the woods, and so I got to kind of become...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • U. of C. plans: Obama library in the park

    U. of C. plans: Obama library in the park
    The University of Chicago is proposing that the Obama presidential library be built on about 20 acres of South Side parkland, either in Washington or Jackson parks, according to the university. The information, released Tuesday, was privately...
  • Companies Hope For Blockbuster Super Bowl Ads

    Companies Hope For Blockbuster Super Bowl Ads
    NEW YORK — It's almost show time. When the Super Bowl kicks off on Sunday, 40-plus advertisers will be hoping to win over the more than 110 million viewers tuning in. At $4.5 million for a 30-second spot, they're all hoping to have the ad that...
  • 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...