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  • Royal Caribbean's newest Oasis-class ship to become world's largest

    Royal Caribbean's newest Oasis-class ship to become world's largest
    The biggest cruise ships in the world are getting a bigger sister next year, and Royal Caribbean has given her a name, Harmony of the Seas. "We are orchestrating a medley of new exciting concepts with the best Royal Caribbean innovations to strike the...
  • 'Siberian Express' freeze in eastern U.S. to continue into next week

    The deep freeze that broke records in hundreds of cities across the eastern half of the United States on Friday will last most of next week. Another widespread round of ice, snow or freezing rain is set to start falling Saturday from Missouri to the mid-...
  • Public parks are sacred

    Without open, clear and free public parks, Chicago would be an oppressive place to live. The world-class cities of the world boast world-class public parks.   In the late 1800s, Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux, the designers of the parks,...
  • Junetta Jones

    Junetta Jones
    Junetta Jones, a pioneering African-American soprano who performed with the Metropolitan Opera after winning its 1963 Young Artists competition, died of dementia complications Feb. 17 at the Crofton Rehabilitation Center. The former Liberty Heights area...
  • Special techniques take top honors at VCAC Photo Show

    Special techniques take top honors at VCAC Photo Show
    Unique techniques are on display at the Vernon Community Arts Center's third-annual Photography Show, which runs through March 14. At the Opening Reception (or rather the midway reception, as the event was postponed twice due to weather) awards were...
  • Chappaqua embroiled in a wily debate over coyotes

    Chappaqua embroiled in a wily debate over coyotes
    This well-heeled hamlet north of New York City is embroiled in an increasingly nasty debate that seems oddly out of place amid the stately homes and tony boutiques: What should be done about coyotes? Self-styled coyote spotters in and around Chappaqua...
  • Music in spotlight at Manhattan Irish Fest

    Music in spotlight at Manhattan Irish Fest
    A new entertainment lineup is on deck for Manhattan Irish Fest, featuring Three Men in Kilts and the Larkin and Moran Brothers as headliners. The fest includes a variety of events held villagewide Friday night and all day Saturday. Most require the...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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,"...