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  • Great Park audit testimony paints picture of runaway project

    Great Park audit testimony paints picture of runaway project
    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....
  • Dylan Landis on her book 'Rainey Royal' and wild 1970s New York

    Dylan Landis on her book 'Rainey Royal' and wild 1970s New York
    Dylan Landis' novel "Rainey Royal," out today from Soho Press, takes one of the characters from her short fiction and builds out her life. A teenager in Greenwich Village in the early 1970s, Rainey is gorgeous and motherless, with a jazz musician father...
  • New York Fashion Week: Ralph Lauren brings 4-D razzle-dazzle to runway

    New York Fashion Week: Ralph Lauren brings 4-D razzle-dazzle to runway
    Between Opening Ceremony’s collection play-sentation written by Spike Jonze and Jonah Hill, and Ralph Lauren’s 4-D takeover of the waters along Central Park’s Cherry Hill lawn, this season's New York Fashion Week has really amped up...
  • $41-million settlement in 'Central Park Five' case gets final approval

    $41-million settlement in 'Central Park Five' case gets final approval
    A federal judge approved a $41-million settlement Friday for five black and Latino men who were wrongly accused in the brutal rape and beating of a Central Park jogger in 1989. While admitting no wrongdoing, the city will make the payouts to Antron...
  • New York model could help L.A. residents connect to our park

    New York model could help L.A. residents connect to our park
    Something happened recently that made me see how estranged I am from my city's parks. At best, I have become a distant admirer. The orbit of my life has shrunk and is now proscribed by a desk downtown and a commute on the freeway. My last intimate...
  • KFWB switching to all-sports format as AM radio fights for survival

    KFWB switching to all-sports format as AM radio fights for survival
    AM radio, the scratchy medium that long ago aired Franklin Delano Roosevelt's fireside chats, soap operas and the day's most popular music, is trying to avoid becoming static. Across the country, stations are vying to hold on to listeners as AM radio'...
  • Banksy documentary to air on HBO starting November

    Banksy documentary to air on HBO starting November
    A new documentary about Banksy and the street artist's 2013 residency in New York is scheduled to air on HBO starting Nov. 17, the premium cable channel recently announced. "Banksy Does New York," from filmmaker Chris Moukarbel, uses crowd-sourced...
  • Lauren Bacall's Dakota Digs Hotly Anticipated

    High-end residential real estate in New York City is nothing if not cutthroat, so it's really no surprise that within a week of silver screen legend Lauren Bacall's Aug. 12 passing, speculation regarding the fate of her high-floor apartment in New York...
  • Meg Ryan Buys NYC Loft from 'Simpsons' Actor (EXCLUSIVE)

    BUYER: Meg Ryan SELLER: Hank Azaria LOCATION: New York City, NY PRICE: $8,000,000 SIZE: 4,000-ish square feet, 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms. YOUR MAMA'S NOTES: In 2005 celebrity real estate gossip column regular Hank Azaria paid self-portraiting superstar...
  • The Shoreline Lure Of Guilford's West River Preserves

    The Shoreline Lure Of Guilford's West River Preserves
    My feet crunched through the marsh grass as I approached the banks of Spencer Creek. In the mud below, hundreds of fiddler crabs scrambled sideways in different directions looking to hide in their holes. Nearby, a great blue heron flew off, startled by my...
  • Love Story: For Facebook Friends, Relationship Grows

    Love Story: For Facebook Friends, Relationship Grows
    "Who's your friend?" Meredith Maffett asked her brother, Bret, after seeing a picture of him with his classmates — including Seth Taylor — at Wake Forest University. Meredith was home in West Hartford while her brother studied in North...