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Brooklyn (New York City)

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  • Homebuilder buys waterfront sites in Boynton

    K. Hovnanian Homes plans to build an upscale residential development on nearly five acres in Boynton Beach. The New Jersey-based builder acquired a 4.1-acre parcel at 2632 N. Federal Highway and two small lots at 2626 and 2637 Lake Drive. The land has...
  • Overcoming Racial Prejudice: 'Crucial Unfinished Business'

    Overcoming Racial Prejudice: 'Crucial Unfinished Business'
    When Glenn Cassis, a native New Yorker, enrolled at the University of Connecticut in 1969, he was one of about 400 students of color at the school that year — more than triple the number of African-American students previously enrolled. "It was...
  • 'Canes headed to Brooklyn Hoops Holiday Invitational

    Miami's basketball team will be spending a few days in New York this season.  The school announced Wednesday it has accepted an invitation for the Hurricanes to play in this year's Brooklyn Hoops Holiday Classic at the Barclays Center.  Miami is one...
  • Salute to Leonard Bernstein

    Abe Freed, 85, of Lantana, said he is not quite old enough to have seen the original Broadway production in 1944 of "On the Town," iconic composer Leonard Bernstein's first Broadway show. However, the Brooklyn native did see a revival of "On the Town" on...
  • Rounding up this year's summer reads

    Rounding up this year's summer reads
    This past winter, when temperatures routinely dipped below freezing, the promise of eventual summer was the only thing that kept our spirits afloat. Trudging through a dispiriting "wide landscape of snows" — to borrow a phrase from Herman Melville...
  • Could secular forces play a role in who becomes Chicago's next archbishop?

     Could secular forces play a role in who becomes Chicago's next archbishop?
    As much as Chicago's Roman Catholics believe the selection of the city's next archbishop will be guided by the Holy Spirit, experts and history point to other forces, such as demographics and local politics, that help shape such decisions. "Politics,...
  • Lawsuits challenge electricity sales pitches, prices

    Summer is nearly upon us but the icy reception to last winter's outrageous electric bills still hasn't completely thawed for many people. In a move that deserves attention in the Lehigh Valley, officials in New Jersey are turning up the heat on some power...
  • A song, a dance and a chance

    A song, a dance and a chance
    At a recent poetry night at Maryville Academy's Bartlett campus, 17-year-old Charlene used words to express her pain over a boy who broke her heart. "This can't be the same dude that once made me smile," she read as her peers looked on, ending the...
  • When to salt the rib roast

    When to salt the rib roast
    Q: We cooked a standing rib roast.  It was delicious as always.  We used a simple rub of kosher salt, fresh ground black pepper, and garlic. I had saved a couple articles from the Trib that I refer to when tackling a rib roast.  One featured several...
  • New York taking a larger bite out of Hollywood productions

    When director Marc Webb spoke to the big crowd at the premiere of "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" here, he didn't open by saluting the cast or welcoming the colorfully dressed fans at the Ziegfeld Theatre. Instead, he gave thanks — to New York. "We...
  • Like/Dislike: Martha Shane, Maryland Film Festival host

    Like/Dislike: Martha Shane, Maryland Film Festival host
    Martha Shane may live in Brooklyn, N.Y., but she can always call the Baltimore area home. The Towson native and filmmaker will return to the Maryland Film Festival this year to co-host the opening night as well as the festival's Filmmakers Taking Charge...