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  • Daytrippers: Famous Fat Dave's Taxi Food Tour

    Daytrippers: Famous Fat Dave's Taxi Food Tour
    David Freedenberg has an appetite for adventure, and he's making a living off it. After climbing into In his signature Checker cab off 12th Avenue in Manhattan, Freedenberg transforms into his epicurean alter-ego -- "Famous Fat Dave," who chauffeurs...
  • Travel Postcard: 48 hours in New York City for nature lovers

    Travel Postcard: 48 hours in New York City for nature lovers
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York City has a wild side and it has nothing to do with its honking yellow taxis, towering skyscrapers and celebrity-studded nightclub crowds. It's about soaring bald eagles, quiet tidal salt marshes and sweet berry brambles...
  • Where to watch 9/11 anniversary programming

     
    As we come upon the 11th commemoration of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, there are several notable new and returning documentaries, specials and movies on television recalling the events and their impact on our nation from various perspectives...
  • In 'La Camioneta,' Mark Kendall traces school bus' strange trip

     In 'La Camioneta,' Mark Kendall traces school bus' strange trip
    In a memorable scene from Robert Altman's 1975 classic "Nashville," a ditzy British reporter played by Geraldine Chaplin wanders beside a fleet of yellow school buses, scavenging for glib metaphors about the fissures in U.S. society. In Mark Kendall's...
  • Pink Products For Breast Cancer Awareness Month

    Pink Products For Breast Cancer Awareness Month
    Beauty and lifestyle expert Rebekah George from www.getgorge.com stopped by to share some products helping in the fight against cancer by donating proceeds to research for the month of October. 1) Stila Courage & Beauty Travel Palette This must-have...
  • Debate Fireworks: Discussion with Frank Gilliam

    See Change or More of the Same? Looking Beyond November 6 Wednesday, October 17, 2012 6pm reception 7-8:30pm lecture Japanese American National Museum  in Downtown Los Angeles Panelists: Mark Z. Barabak, political writer for the Los Angeles Times Adam...
  • Plan Approved to Turn Parking Spots into Mini Parks

    Plan Approved to Turn Parking Spots into Mini Parks
    DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Streets in Los Angeles will soon get a greener look after the city approved a plan to transform parking spots into pocket parks. The six-month pilot program, which was approved by the Los Angeles City Council on Friday,...
  • Fashion Week: Events off the Runway

    Fashion Week: Events off the Runway
    Every year, journalists, buyers and fashion lovers alike descend on the Big Apple for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, but there are just as many “off the runway” events that take place during those seven days. Let's take a look… Events:...
  • Resourceful traveler: Arts of New York City

    Resourceful traveler: Arts of New York City
    "Andy Warhol's New York City: Four Walks Uptown to Downtown" Little Bookroom, $14.95 Andy Warhol was a star-struck young man from Pittsburgh when he came to New York after earning a degree in painting and design in his hometown at the Carnegie Institute...
  • Downtown L.A. becomes a stage for protest and performance art

    Downtown L.A. becomes a stage for protest and performance art
    Downtown Los Angeles was transformed into a set for political theater over the weekend, with protesters pitching tents in front of City Hall and performance artists dancing on floats meandering through the streets. Inspired by the anti-corporate Occupy...
  • Ana Caravelle imagines the harp in the age of the sampler (and an exclusive remix)

     
    There’s a pixie-shaped specter hovering over the music of Ana Caravelle -- one that looks an awful lot like Joanna Newsom. Such will be the lot of any young woman who roots an experimental, ambitious album around the harp and......