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  • Beard transplants killed the Hipster

    Beard transplants killed the Hipster
    The Hipster is dead. You must have seen this iconic American type, with his big glasses, scruffy beard and brightly colored skinny pants. But he's no more. He was killed off on the pages of the New York Post the other day. His demise occurred in...
  • Harbor Point a model for brownfield revitalization [Commentary]

    Harbor Point a model for brownfield revitalization [Commentary]
    Cities around the world are working to revitalize brownfield sites — areas where redevelopment or reuse may be complicated by some kind of contaminant — particularly in former waterfront industrial zones, where there is often the greatest...
  • Kustok's daughter-in-law testifies in court

    Kustok's daughter-in-law testifies in court
    The wife of former Northwestern University star quarterback Zak Kustok took the witness stand for the prosecution Tuesday in the trial of her father-in-law, Allan Kustok, charged with murdering Zak's mother, Anita "Jeanie" Kustok. Nicole Kustok, who...
  • Edward Norton will film Jonathan Lethem's 'Motherless Brooklyn'

    Edward Norton will film Jonathan Lethem's 'Motherless Brooklyn'
    A film version of Jonathan Lethem's novel "Motherless Brooklyn" has been in the hands of  Edward Norton for more than 15 years. Last week, funding finally came through for the project, which is scheduled to begin filming in New York later this year....
  • Latest government probes of BofA target foreign exchange, FHA issues

    The latest examples of the seemingly endless government probes of Bank of America Corp. focus on foreign exchange and Federal Housing Administration lending practices, the Charlotte, N.C., giant has disclosed. Banks are filing 10-K annual reports with...
  • Hasidic Jews paying big bucks for big beards

    Hasidic Jews paying big bucks for big beards
    Bushy beards are back -- including Hasidic Jews who are willing to pay thousands for beard transplants. The Jewish Daily Forward has the story about Jews in Brooklyn who are shelling out big money for big beards: New York City plastic surgeons say...
  • U.S. considers seeking extradition of Mexican drug lord

    WASHINGTON — As Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman sits locked in the basement of a Mexican prison, the U.S. Department of Justice is debating whether to seek the drug lord's extradition to face prosecution in one of several American communities that have...
  • Outlook: Dodgers eager to build upon franchise's storied history

    Outlook: Dodgers eager to build upon franchise's storied history
    The Dodgers head into their 57th season in Los Angeles as one of the favorites to win what would be their first World Series title in more than a quarter century. Many of the components that played an integral role in the team’s National League...
  • Maria Bartiromo's big day with Fox Business Network is arriving

     Maria Bartiromo's big day with Fox Business Network is arriving
    For Maria Bartiromo, it was time to take stock. "Sometimes in life you have to have a little courage," the longtime star of business channel CNBC said over the phone. "I wanted to try something new, something in which I could learn and grow." After 20...
  • Obama to award Medal of Honor to 24 after discrimination review

    Obama to award Medal of Honor to 24 after discrimination review
    WASHINGTON — President Obama will seek to right a historical wrong next month when he awards two dozen veterans of World War II, Korea and Vietnam — including 17 Latinos — the Medal of Honor after a lengthy Pentagon review into racial...
  • Omarr's daily astrological forecast for 02/07/14

    BIRTHDAY GAL: Actress Deborah Ann Woll was born in Brooklyn, New York, today in 1985. This birthday gal has co-starred as Jessica Hamby on "True Blood" since 2008. She's also appeared on episodes of "Law and Order: SVU," "CSI" and "My Name Is Earl." On...