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  • Eli Wallach, 'The Good, the Bad and the Ugly' Star, Dies at 98

    Tony- and Emmy-winning actor Eli Wallach, a major proponent of "the Method" style of acting best known for his starring role in Elia Kazan's film "Baby Doll" and for his role as villain Tuco in iconic spaghetti Western "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly,"...
  • Elaine F. Wood, secretary

    Elaine F. Wood, secretary
    Elaine F. Wood, a retired Baltimore County Health Department secretary and World War II veteran, died Tuesday of dysphagia, a swallowing disorder, at her Towson home. She was 98. The daughter of Wesley Fennell, a salesman, and Frances Letetia...
  • Daniel Keyes, author of 1966 novel 'Flowers for Algernon,' dies at 86

    Daniel Keyes, author of 1966 novel 'Flowers for Algernon,' dies at 86
    Daniel Keyes, whose fascination with the workings of the mind drove a writing career that produced the classic 1966 novel "Flowers for Algernon," died Sunday at his South Florida home from complications of pneumonia, his family said. He was 86. "Flowers...
  • 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...
  • A Boozy Tour of Red Hook

    A Boozy Tour of Red Hook
    BROOKLYN, N.Y. — The sign said "Pie," or, more specifically, "Steve's Authentic Key Lime Pie," but the smoky smell said barbecue. Despite the fact that we were on a booze tour, walking between local distilleries, not a pie-and-barbecue tour, these...
  • Review: 'Fading Gigolo' ★★ 1/2

    Review: 'Fading Gigolo' ★&#9733 1/2
    Perhaps at some point it will again be possible to write the name Woody Allen and go from there. But after a year marked by artistic highs and controversial lows for the filmmaker, it seems impossible. All you'll find on the docket today is a look at...
  • NBC Orders Romantic Comedy 'A to Z'

    NBC has given a series order to romantic comedy "A to Z," from scribe Ben Queen and exec producer Rashida Jones. Warner Bros. TV laffer stars Ben Feldman ("Mad Men") and Cristin Milioti ("How I Met Your Mother"). It revolves around a couple who meet...
  • Rabbit dishes are regaining popularity

    Rabbit dishes are regaining popularity
    Rabbits "are helping win the war," proclaimed a Los Angeles Times article from 1943. Touted as a patriotic food during World War II, rabbits were raised by thousands of Americans in their backyards. Along with victory gardens, rabbits helped put food on...
  • 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....
  • 6-year-old cousin of Bulls' Taj Gibson stabbed to death in Brooklyn elevator

    6-year-old cousin of Bulls' Taj Gibson stabbed to death in Brooklyn elevator
    NEW YORK -- A man with a kitchen knife stabbed two young children, one fatally, in an elevator in a New York City apartment building on Sunday evening, police said. Police found Prince Joshua Avitto, 6, and a 7-year-old girl with stab wounds to their...