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  • Chinese developer unveils plans for Metropolis project in L.A.

    Chinese developer unveils plans for Metropolis project in L.A.
    Chinese real estate developer Greenland Group revealed plans Friday for a quick start on the first phase of its $1-billion Metropolis Los Angeles project that is expected to redefine the downtown skyline. Work is set to begin shortly on a high-rise...
  • Snowplow kills pregnant New York woman; baby in critical condition

    A pregnant woman who was loading groceries into the trunk of her car in Brooklyn, N.Y., was hit and killed by a private snowplow, and her baby was delivered by caesarean section, New York police said Thursday. Min Lin, 36, was struck by a snowplow...
  • Storm clutches Northeast in a snowy, icy grip; D.C. shut down

    WASHINGTON -- A full-blown nor’easter huffed and puffed its way through the mid-Atlantic region Thursday, shutting airports and government offices a day after the storm battered much of the Old South, leaving hundreds of thousands without...
  • Maggie Estep, novelist and spoken word artist, dies at 50

    Maggie Estep, novelist and spoken word artist, dies at 50
    Maggie Estep, novelist and spoken word artist, has died at age 50, the New York Times reported. Estep, who published seven books after her start on stage, suffered a heart attack two days ago at her home in Hudson, N.Y., and died Wednesday at a hospital...
  • Seymour Ira Feig, Entertainment Lawyer for Studios, Rep for Rappers, Dies at 93

    Seymour Ira Feig, noted entertainment lawyer and law professor, died at his home in Scarsdale, N.Y. on February 3. He was 93. From 1950-70 Feig worked for TV, film and entertainment companies including Walt Disney Productions, Columbia Pictures, the...
  • Sybarite 5 Brings Rock To The Concert Hall

    Sybarite 5 Brings Rock To The Concert Hall
    It's perfectly reasonable to attend a chamber music concert expecting to hear longish, multi-part compositions with complex tonal structures and rich harmonies. I'm talking, of course, about Radiohead's "Paranoid Android" and Led Zeppelin's "Stairway To...
  • Italian-U.S. Mafia drug trafficking ring busted, FBI and police say

    ROME — The FBI and Italian police said they had broken up a global heroin and cocaine trafficking ring Tuesday after stumbling upon a fledgling alliance between a Calabrian Mafia group and associates of New York's notorious Gambino crime family....
  • Film Review: 'Winter's Tale'

    Angels and demons. A man who doesn't age. A snow-white pegasus. Colin Farrell's hair. In every respect, "Winter's Tale" is a movie rife with mysterious and unexplainable phenomena -- elusive supernatural occurrences that its characters insist on...
  • Maggie Gyllenhaal to star with Ewan McGregor in 'The Real Thing'

    Maggie Gyllenhaal to star with Ewan McGregor in 'The Real Thing'
    Maggie Gyllenhaal will play the role originated by Glenn Close on Broadway in Tom Stoppard's "The Real Thing," which is set to open Oct. 30 in a production by the Roundabout Theatre in New York. The revival production, which also will feature Ewan...
  • Five questions for Dumb Starbucks' Nathan Fielder

    Five questions for Dumb Starbucks' Nathan Fielder
    Nathan Fielder, a Comedy Central star and the founder of L.A.'s Dumb Starbucks, will appear on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Tuesday night and, we hope, answer some leftover questions.  In a news conference at the rogue cafe's Hillhurst Avenue location in Los...
  • Metro-North Employee Suspected In Reported Sexual Assault Aboard Train

    Metro-North Employee Suspected In Reported Sexual Assault Aboard Train
    FAIRFIELD — A 34-year-old man training to be a Metro-North engineer was arrested aboard a train on Tuesday morning after a female passenger said he sexually assaulted her, officials said. Manny Ramos, of Brooklyn, N.Y., has been in the engineer...