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Brooklyn (New York City)

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  • Umami Burger names new CEO to succeed founder Adam Fleischman

    Umami Burger names new CEO to succeed founder Adam Fleischman
    Umami Restaurant Group, the company that runs the Umami Burger chain and is a partner of 800 Degrees Neapolitan Pizza, announced Monday that Paul E. Clayton will take over as its new chief executive officer. Clayton is replacing Adam Fleischman, founder...
  • New York firefighter dies in cluttered burning apartment

    New York firefighter dies in cluttered burning apartment
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York City firefighter recently honored for saving the life of a young boy was killed battling an electrical blaze at a high-rise building that began in a dangerously cluttered apartment, officials said on Sunday. Gordon Matthew...
  • N.Y. man jailed for rape revealed in stepdaughter's college essay

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York City man was sentenced to 18 years in prison on Monday for raping his stepdaughter, who revealed the sexual abuse in a college application essay. Albert Tarrats, 62, of Brooklyn appeared in State Supreme Court where he...
  • U.S., Amex duel at antitrust trial over credit card fees

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - American Express Co has hindered price competition in the U.S. credit card market and prevented merchants and consumers from reaping cost savings, a lawyer for the U.S. government said on Monday during the first day of a trial in...
  • Ritz-Carlton Grande Lakes' Kristopher Soto passes advanced sommelier exam

    Ritz-Carlton Grande Lakes'  Kristopher Soto passes advanced sommelier exam
    Kristopher Soto of the Ritz-Carlton Orlando Grande Lakes is among 13 wine experts nationwide who have passed the advanced sommelier exam. Three days of intense testing added the 13 new names to the Court of Master Sommeliers. Three women and 10 men...
  • Jessica Walter tests boundaries in 'Jennifer Falls'

    Jessica Walter tests boundaries in 'Jennifer Falls'
    Jessica Walter is the mother of re-invention. After getting her start on Broadway more than 50 years ago, she carved a notable career as a dramatic actress in films such as Sidney Lumet's 1966 "The Group" and Clint Eastwood's 1971 directorial debut,...
  • Minor league spotlight for July 6

    Minor league spotlight for July 6
    TRIPLE-A NORFOLK In his Triple-A debut Thursday, RHP Tyler Wilson gave up one run and eight hits in six innings. He struck out four batters and walked four. Wilson was 10-5 with a 3.72 ERA for Double-A Bowie before his promotion. … IF Buck...
  • Third Man Charged In Armed Holdup Of Westport Bank

    WESTPORT — Two days after the robbery of a TD Bank branch, detectives on Friday tracked down the third and final suspect. Derrick D. Gilliam, 27, of Bridgeport, was apprehended in Brooklyn, N.Y., around 10 p.m., police said. Police arrested the...
  • Edward J. Rasmussen

    Edward J. Rasmussen
    Edward J. Rasmussen, a retired insurance broker who also translated Japanese, died June 20 of pneumonia at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 95. The son of J. David Rasmussen, a New York City insurance broker, and Ellamae Rasmussen, a homemaker,...
  • Allen Grossman

    Allen Grossman
    Allen Grossman,a prize-winning poet who spent 15 years teaching his craft to students at the Johns Hopkins University, died June 27 at his home in Chelsea, Mass. He was 82 and had been suffering from Alzheimer's disease. "Allen was an inimitable...
  • ‘Gruff!’ is a playful romp with a serious message

     
    “Gruff!” the children’s show through July 26 at Muhlenberg Summer Music Theatre, playfully uses goats and trolls to address the very serious topic of preserving the environment. The show is a world premiere by Doppelskope, a New York...