| Nov 27, 2014
| 7:47 PM
In downtown Los Angeles, a man who calls himself Stickshift grinned while surveying a crowd feasting on plates of turkey, mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce and green beans.
"You might be feeling down in the dumps, but days like this prove there are...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 2:10 PM
It has been a big year for bears in the news, especially in Maine, where voters on Nov. 4 face a question that has bedeviled other bear-heavy states: how to keep the species’ population at bay in the face of pressure from animal rights groups...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 5:56 PM
NEW YORK — Hundreds of New York City horse-and-buggy drivers could be on the road to unemployment if a ban of the historic trade makes its way through City Council, a union representing carriage drivers said Monday.
Mayor Bill de Blasio campaigned...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Advertising agency Jump Cut is launching a print division and has tapped Brandon Schaefer to be its new creative director.
The company specializes in mounting campaigns and designing trailers for indie films and cultural centers. Many of the films it has...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 10:30 AM
BUYER: Lady Gaga
SELLER: Dan Romanelli
SIZE: 10,270 square feet, 5 bedrooms, 6 full and 6 half bathroom
YOUR MAMA'S NOTES: Though her most recent album, ARTPOP, was both commercial and critical dead weight, show...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 7:23 PM
A week after a developer broke ground on a scaled-back version of Irvine's long-planned Orange County Great Park, a bitter fight over the site renewed this week as city-hired auditors and Councilman Larry Agran leveled dueling allegations of misconduct....
| Oct 24, 2014
| 2:30 PM
SELLER: Donna Karan
LOCATION: Parrot Cay, Turks and Caicos
SIZE: 7 acres with multiple residences and structures
YOUR MAMA'S NOTES: As first reported by the diligent property gossips at The Wall Street Journal, Zen-minded fashion...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 6:28 AM
Culinary capers headline November's mouthwatering menu, from the Taste of Tulalip in Washington state and Wailea Restaurant Week on Maui to the Giant Omelette Celebration in Louisiana. Seasonal festivities get underway too, adding spice to a potpourri...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 5:00 AM
In a country where the vast majority of pop music acts still seem prepackaged for the karaoke machine and syrupy anthems dominate the airwaves, China's three-day Strawberry Music Festival and smaller Modern Sky Festival are can't-miss affairs for mainland...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 6:30 AM
NUEVA YORK — El Desfile de la Hispanidad en Nueva York llegó hoy a su 50 edición con la participación de una veintena de países que, una vez más, escenificaron con música y bailes la buena relación que tiene la comunidad latina con esta ciudad....
| Oct 11, 2014
| 3:58 PM
The family of a black New Yorker who died after a local police officer put the 43-year old man in a chokehold announced on Saturday it chose a new attorney for its planned $75 million wrongful death lawsuit, a spokesman for a civil rights organization...