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  • Anna Deavere Smith wins $300,000 Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize

    Anna Deavere Smith wins $300,000 Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize
    Anna Deavere Smith, famed for creating one-woman, documentary theater pieces about taut social issues in which she portrays multiple people she’s interviewed, has won the $300,000 Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize, one of the most lucrative awards in the arts and literature.
  • Proposed bar at Douglas & Oliver draws opposition

    Proposed bar at Douglas & Oliver draws opposition
    Neighbors are upset about what they call a new bar & grill planned for the old Barrier's store at Douglas & Oliver.  Developers say it's a restaurant that closes at two o'clock in the morning, not a bar. "They're going to be overflowing into our...

    Synagogue Smackdown Victim Speaks Out

    Synagogue Smackdown Victim Speaks Out
    "It happened really fast," Ehud Halevy told PIX 11 in his first chance to speak out against the two police officers seen on the video that went viral, that has been called the "Crown Heights Synagogue Smackdown." It started as a argument about leaving...

    Anthony Bourdain to end 'No Reservations' with taste of 'The Wire'

    Anthony Bourdain to end 'No Reservations' with taste of 'The Wire'
    The very last episode of Anthony Bourdain's "No Reservations" will offer a taste of both New York and Baltimore. The Baltimore flavor will come by way of "The Wire."  As the Los Angeles Times puts it, Bourdain has frequently "geeked out" about "The...

    Parents Scammed out of Camp Money by Veteran "Con Artist"

    Parents Scammed out of Camp Money by Veteran "Con Artist"
    Natoya Turnbull thought she was getting a good deal from a camp director advertising on the popular website, “Living Social”.  The cost was $500 for nine weeks, and Turnbull thought the program would be great for her eight year old daughter....