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  • Review: 'The Internet's Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz' ★★ 1/2

    Review: 'The Internet's Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz' ★&#9733 1/2
    The boy we see in "The Internet's Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz," now at the Siskel Film Center and available on demand starting this weekend, grew up in Highland Park, his imagination seizing on (and seized by) computers not long after he could...
  • Visiting an iPic Theater and considering moviegoing's past, future

    Visiting an iPic Theater and considering moviegoing's past, future
    I treated myself to the latest and most extravagant in theatrical experiences a few days ago, but instead of making me excited about the arrival of the future, it made me melancholy about the loss of the past. Not that my trip to the excellent new...
  • Wrongful Convictions Require State Vigilance

    Wrongful Convictions Require State Vigilance
    In recent years, as they have become increasingly aware of the frequency and various causes of wrongful convictions, prosecutors in a number of large cities and counties across the country created conviction integrity units. These units re-examine the...
  • Reality Shows Still Dominating the Summer Program Rankings

    There are a record number of scripted programs on television this summer, but young adults by and large are choosing their reality-show favorites instead. In a week that saw the return of "Big Brother" (pictured), nine of the week's top 10 original...
  • Police seek man who stabbed 2 children in Brooklyn elevator, 1 dead

    Police seek man who stabbed 2 children in Brooklyn elevator, 1 dead
    Prince Joshua Avitto would have been 7 years old this month, but instead of celebrating, his family will mourn the child who along with a playmate was stabbed in a Brooklyn elevator by a knife-wielding suspect still on the loose, police said. Avitto,...
  • Motorist splashes into Allentown Eighth St. flooding and car stops

    A man driving his daughter's car on South Eighth Street in Allentown during Monday evening's heavy rains got caught under a railroad bridge in 3 or 4 feet of flood water. Reinaldo Varona, 62, of Brooklyn, N.Y., was on Eighth Street just south of Tioga...
  • Dining scene: From shrimp tacos to chicken-turkey meatloaf

    Dining scene: From shrimp tacos to chicken-turkey meatloaf
    Havana 1957 14571 SW Fifth St., Pembroke Pines, 754-210-3499, Havana1957.com This Cuban mini chain, founded in 2010, has expanded into Broward County at The Shops at Pembroke Gardens from its three Miami locations. The former Stir Crazy could pass...
  • Emmy Nomination Scorecard by Series and Network

    HBO led the 66th annual Primetime Emmy Awards nominations with 99 in total and 19 for its popular series "Game of Thrones." Other standouts include the new FX miniseries "Fargo" and "American Horror Story: Coven." Nominations by Series: Game of...
  • Blackberry River's Namesake Inspires Canaan Culinary Creations

    Blackberry River's Namesake Inspires Canaan Culinary Creations
    Norfolk and North Canaan lie along the Blackberry River, and even when it's not in peak season, the namesake fruit has a strong presence here as many people turn it into jams, torts and pastries. And one of those people who's destined for foodie fame is...
  • Drizly, the app that delivers booze to your doorstep, just launched in L.A.

    Drizly, the app that delivers booze to your doorstep, just launched in L.A.
    So you’re sitting at home, longing for a Negroni, only to discover you’re out of Aviator gin and/or Campari and vermouth. You could hop in the car, or pull out your skateboard, but hey, it’s hot out there. And who’s to say...
  • Reward tops $60,000 as NYPD hunts man who stabbed 2 kids in elevator

    Reward tops $60,000 as NYPD hunts man who stabbed 2 kids in elevator
    A black-handled knife with a saw-like edge. A sketch of a heavyset man with a beard. Fliers offering more than $60,000 in reward money. The information is out there, but three days after an attacker stabbed two children in a Brooklyn elevator in an...