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  • Puppets with purpose

     
    “Gruff!” is not your typical fairy tale. Loosely based on the fable “Three Billy Goats Gruff” there are goats and there are trolls, but there is also a message of sustainability. Mix in fuzzy Muppet-like puppets, wacky...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Arrest made in stabbing death of Bulls player's cousin

    Arrest made in stabbing death of Bulls player's cousin
    NEW YORK - New York police have arrested a man wanted in connection with the weekend stabbings of two children, one fatally, in a Brooklyn apartment elevator, officials said on Wednesday. Daniel St. Hubert, 27, was arrested on Wednesday night in the...
  • Michael Millman, champion of legal aid for the condemned, dies at 74

    Michael Millman, champion of legal aid for the condemned, dies at 74
    Michael George Millman, who devoted his life to improving legal services for prisoners facing execution, died of pancreatic cancer Saturday at his Oakland home. He was 74. Executive director of the San Francisco-based California Appellate Project for 30...
  • 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...
  • Guitarist Russell Mofsky rides out of 'Lost Sunset'

    Guitarist Russell Mofsky rides out of 'Lost Sunset'
    The new Gold Dust Lounge album, “Lost Sunset,” is an exhilarating experiment in the elasticity of time and culture, bandleader and guitarist Russell Mofsky taking familiar sounds and references and bending them into something that reverberates...
  • 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...
  • New York Women in Film & Television to Honor Behind-the-Scenes Talent at Designing Women Awards

    The New York Women in Film & Television Designing Women Awards will present honors to "Behind the Candelabra" hairstylist Kerrie Smith, "American Hustle" makeup artist Evelyne Noraz (pictured above) and "Annie" costume designer Renée Ehrlich Kalfus....
  • Gerry Goffin, songwriting partner of Carole King, dies at 75

    Gerry Goffin, songwriting partner of Carole King, dies at 75
    Lyricist Gerry Goffin, whose songwriting partnership in the early 1960s with then-wife Carole King yielded some of the most indelible hits of the era, died Thursday at home in Los Angeles, said his wife, Michelle Goffin. He was 75. Michele Goffin said...
  • Bel Air High student wins Hannah Hirsch Cohen Art Scholarship Award

    This year's recipient of the $1,000 Hannah Hirsch Cohen Art Scholarship Award winner is a Bel Air High School artist, Gracie Rothey, of the Class of 2014. Rothey is on her way to The Pratt Institute of Brooklyn, N.Y., in the fall to study digital art...