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Downtown (Brooklyn, New York)

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  • Culture Watch: 'The Importance of Being Earnest: Live in H.D.'

     
    Brian Bedford’s Tony-nominated turn as Lady Bracknell in the current Broadway revival of “The Importance of Being Earnest” is worth a long plane ride, but fortunately now you won’t have to leave town to encounter this marvelously...
  • Central Florida and South Florida destinations among the top on Priceline New Year’s survey

     
    New Year’s 2012 looks like a very good one for theme parks. Already, the parks in Orlando have been jammed with holiday visitors. On this year’s edition of Priceline’s top 50 New Year’s destinations, Orlando neighborhoods took 4...
  • Allentown's Mayfair festival to have veteran programmer help book talent

     
    A veteran performing arts programmer has been chosen to guide Allentown’s Mayfair Festival of the Arts in choosing and booking performers as the festival seeks to renew and rejuvenate itself this year. Charles “Chuck” Kalan, who was...
  • 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...
  • EMTs Accused of Refusing Help to Dying Pregnant Woman

    EMTs Accused of Refusing Help to Dying Pregnant Woman
    Two emergency medical technicians who were on their break are under fire for allegedly refusing to help a dying pregnant woman who collapsed in a Brooklyn bagel shop. The incident reportedly occurred on Dec 9. when the EMTs were buying bagels at an Au...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • A photographic memory

    A photographic memory
    It's 10 o'clock, and the tri-level Modernist mini-manse near the crest of Laurel Canyon Boulevard is swathed in sharp morning sunlight, the Rudolf M. Schindler design aglow against a sky of L.A. blue. It seems a perfect picture, but the photographer in...
  • Claw Money launches her 'Bombshell'

    Claw Money launches her 'Bombshell'
    The graffiti subculture has long been a boys club, but Claw Money has got the guys beat. The street artist is translating her signature tag — a three-taloned claw scrawled from Downtown L.A. to Milan to her native New York City — into a full...
  • 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...
  • Lena Horne dies at 92; singer and civil rights activist who broke barriers

    Lena Horne dies at 92; singer and civil rights activist who broke barriers
    Lena Horne, the silky-voiced singing legend who shattered Hollywood stereotypes of African Americans on screen in the 1940s as a symbol of glamour whose signature song was "Stormy Weather," died Sunday in New York City. She was 92 Horne died at New York-...