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  • Donald Freeman Greene, 52

     Donald Freeman Greene, 52
    A licensed pilot who had learned to fly at age 14,  Donald Freeman Greene, 52, of Greenwich, Connecticut, was headed to Lake Tahoe on September 11 to join his brothers on a hiking and biking trip.  Greene was the Executive Vice President and a partner...
  • Not Just for Kids: 'Summer and the City'

    Not Just for Kids: 'Summer and the City'
    Summer and the City A Carrie Diaries Novel Candace Bushnell HarperCollins/Balzer & Bray: 409 pp., $18.99 ages 14 and up For women of a certain age, Carrie Bradshaw and her "Sex and the City" pals are surrogate friends — lovable yet flawed...
  • New family therapy for anorexia

    New family therapy for anorexia
    MIAMI - When her parents told her that she had to eat her dinner, Holly Zimmerman burst into hysterical tears and screams. Then, after several hours, the once docile third-grader leaped from her seat and tried to stab them with a fork. "This is a...
  • Not Just for Kids: 'Want to Go Private?'

    Not Just for Kids: 'Want to Go Private?'
    Want to Go Private? A Novel Sarah Darer Littman Scholastic Press: 332 pp., $17.99, for older teens and mature readers Despite words of warning in schools and cautionary talks with parents, more than half of U.S. teenagers have given out personal...
  • Critic's Notebook: A new life for the Broad Collection

    Critic's Notebook: A new life for the Broad Collection
    Huntington, Getty, Simon, Hammer, Crocker, Menil, Wadsworth, Phillips, Frick, Morgan, Whitney, Guggenheim, etc. — the list of super-rich Americans who, since the mid-19th century, have established museums or galleries to house their personal art...
  • Harvey Fierstein takes another Turnblad turn

    Harvey Fierstein takes another Turnblad turn
    Harvey Fierstein is getting impatient. He'd like the interview to go faster. Skip the compliments. Don't waste precious time laughing at his outrageous remarks. He's got stacks of writing to finish, songs to rehearse, and in a few days he leaves for Los...
  • Home designed for director William A. Wellman sells for $7.5 million

    Home designed for director William A. Wellman sells for $7.5 million
    Update: A Brentwood home designed by Roland Coate for Academy Award-winning director William A. Wellman has sold for $7.5 million. The Connecticut farmhouse-style compound had come on the market in February at $10 million. Reached by a long driveway that...
  • William A. Rusher dies at 87; conservative theorist and publisher of National Review

    William A. Rusher dies at 87; conservative theorist and publisher of National Review
    William A. Rusher, a leading theorist and organizer of the modern conservative movement who helped William F. Buckley Jr. build the National Review into one of the American right's most influential journals, died Saturday at a retirement home in San...
  • Martin Marootian dies at 95; lead plaintiff in suit over Armenian genocide victims' insurance policies

    Martin Marootian dies at 95; lead plaintiff in suit over Armenian genocide victims' insurance policies
    Martin Marootian, a retired pharmacist who stood up for Armenian genocide victims as the lead plaintiff in a lawsuit that resulted in a $20-million settlement from New York Life Insurance Co. for failing to honor claims on policies sold to thousands of...
  • Karen Sortito dies at 49; marketing exec negotiated product tie-ins to Bond movies

    Karen Sortito dies at 49; marketing exec negotiated product tie-ins to Bond movies
    Karen Sortito, a movie-marketing executive best known for groundbreaking product tie-ins to James Bond films in the 1990s, has died. She was 49. Sortito died Monday of cancer at her New York City home, said her friend Terry Curtin, co-president of...
  • Is taking names off the backs of Maryland jerseys a big deal?

    Is taking names off the backs of Maryland jerseys a big deal?
    It didn't take long for new Maryland football coach Randy Edsall to lay down his laws -- and stamp out any individuality -- by telling his players that they weren't allowed to wear do-rags or hats inside the Gossett Football Team House, have their ears...