| Jul 24, 2014
| 9:05 AM
Location is key, Shawn Shaffer noted, and not just when it comes to selling real estate.
For the Winter Park Public Library, where Shaffer is the executive director, an aging building that needs so many technical improvements that it has become nearly...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 6:19 PM
It would have been nice to get all dramatic and scratchy-voiced right now and say that Wednesday, July 23, 2014, is the 75th anniversary of Batman, and that there can be only one Dark Knight. But that would be a lie. And it wouldn't be honoring the most...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 10:22 AM
Attorneys today hailed a landmark wrongful conviction settlement awarded to five men who were wrongfully imprisoned for the rape and murder of a teenage girl but called for a deeper look at authorities’ use of false confessions in Cook County.
| Jun 26, 2014
| 1:29 PM
The city's comptroller signed off Thursday on a settlement with the so-called Central Park Five, who were wrongly jailed for a sensational 1989 crime that led to what critics called a racially charged rush to judgment.
All five of the men, who were...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 5:34 PM
Sarah Hyland of ABC's "Modern Family" is joining the ensemble cast of the musical "Hair" at the Hollywood Bowl, organizers announced on Thursday. The production, which runs for just three performances Aug. 1 to 3, will also feature actor Benjamin Walker....
| Jun 29, 2014
| 8:00 AM
The connections are endlessly surprising, those that Bobby Womack forged during a 60-year career that transcended genre, border and race. The singer, songwriter, guitarist and longtime Los Angeles resident, who died Friday at age 70, was the center of a...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 11:20 AM
CLERMONT — Clermont triathlete Alicia Kaye is basking in the glow of being the first woman to cross the finish line Sunday in the 2014 Panasonic New York City Triathlon.
Kaye, 31, who competed in the female pro division, finished with a time of...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 12:39 PM
Taking on Shakespeare's elderly tragic hero for the first time in his career, John Lithgow opened on Tuesday in "King Lear" in a new production at the Delacorte Theater in New York's Central Park.
While the Delacorte has seen its share of...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 5:09 PM
Testimony from an audit of the $200-million effort to transform a retired Orange County military base into one of America's great municipal parks paints a picture of a runaway project that was eventually crippled by waste, dysfunction and cronyism....
| Aug 1, 2014
| 7:54 PM
Mounting testimony from an audit of the $200 million effort to transform a retired Orange County military base into one of America's great municipal parks paints the picture of a runaway project that was eventually undermined by waste, dysfunction and...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 1:30 PM
"I write lying down — much like Marcel Proust. The only thing I have in common with him," Chris Weitz says, laughing.
Known as a director and screenwriter, Weitz has just published his first novel, "The Young World" (Little Brown: 384 pp, $19),...