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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...
  • 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...
  • 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:...
  • Suspect In Botched Livery Cab Robbery Charged With Attempted Murder

    Suspect In Botched Livery Cab Robbery Charged With Attempted Murder
    Police filed charges Sunday against the 19-year-old suspect in connection with the attempted livery cab robbery, that put a man in the hospital in critical condition. Authorities identify him as Michael Magnan; he's been charged him with attempted...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Date From Hell: NYPD Traffic Cop Drugged, Raped Teen, Say Detectives

    Date From Hell:  NYPD Traffic Cop Drugged, Raped Teen, Say Detectives
    The expression "date from hell" is arguably overused, but in the case of a date between an NYPD traffic cop and a 17 year-old girl, the phrase seems very fitting, if charges from sex crimes investigators prove to be true. Detectives say that Traffic...
  • 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,...
  • George Shearing dies at 91; jazz pianist

    George Shearing dies at 91; jazz pianist
    George Shearing, the elegant pianist who expanded the boundaries of jazz by adding an orchestral sensibility and a mellow aesthetic to the music, has died. He was 91. Shearing died Monday of congestive heart failure at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York,...