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  • Cousin Of Rapper Nicki Minaj Shot To Death In Brooklyn

    Cousin Of Rapper Nicki Minaj Shot To Death In Brooklyn
    Police are looking for a suspect in the shooting death of a Brooklyn man identified Tuesday as the cousin of rap star Nicki Minaj. According to authorities, police responded to a 911 call of shots fired at East 52nd Street and Farragut Road in the East...
  • 'The Thing Around Your Neck' by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

    'The Thing Around Your Neck' by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
    The Thing Around Your Neck Stories Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Alfred A. Knopf: 216 pp., $24.95 Imagine how hard it must be to write stories that make us thick-headed American readers understand what it might be like to visit your brother in a...
  • Free-lunch foragers

    Free-lunch foragers
    For lunch in her modest apartment, Madeline Nelson tossed a salad made with shaved carrots and lettuce she dug out of a Whole Foods dumpster. She flavored the dressing with miso powder she found in a trash bag on a curb in Chinatown. She baked bread...
  • Runner-up 4

    Palmieri twirled the star sapphire ring on his right pinky and stared out the window as his flight touched down at LAX. Heat surged through his temples as his veins pulsed. He was not a happy man. First came the call from Bonner. He wouldn't be making it...
  • Market Watch: Spring porcini now in season

    Market Watch: Spring porcini now in season
    Spring porcini, among the most prized and delicious of wild mushrooms, have started their brief season at a few local farmers markets. Most people think of porcini and kindred fungi, known as boletes, as being specialties of autumn, and so they are in...
  • Cultural restoration

    BROOKLYN, N. Y. - There's a new Viennese restaurant on Lafayette Avenue here, and you'd better make reservations early if you want to get in on a theater night. Called Thomas Beisl - Austrian for Thomas Bistro - the cafe is one of many businesses that...
  • Budget Cuts Mean New LIRR Schedule, Trims To Service

    Budget Cuts Mean New LIRR Schedule, Trims To Service
    Budget cuts mean five weekday trains on three branches and some weekend service to Freeport will be canceled this summer, the LIRR announced Thursday. The new schedule, which takes effect Monday, includes additional revisions on several branches that...
  • Drive-By Killing of Grandmother Baffles Police, Kin

    Deanna Pugh had just dropped off one of her 11 grandchildren and parked her car near the corner of Flatbush Avenue and Zion Street in Hartford. She wanted a cigarette, but with her daughter and an 8-year-old granddaughter in the car, she stepped out...
  • 'Alvin and the Chipmunks' Melds Yesterday's Charm and Today's Wit

    'Alvin and the Chipmunks' Melds Yesterday's Charm and Today's Wit
    The late Looney Tunes maestro Chuck Jones had an existential rule about cartoon animals. They could walk upright, talk a blue streak and even have a Flatbush accent, so long as they were fundamentally most concerned with the things a duck, a caged tweety...
  • Sister Kristin Johnsen: Heavenly Food

    Sister Kristin Johnsen: Heavenly Food
    Except for the sizzle of beef and chopped vegetables, there's a studious silence in the kitchen at the Sisters of St. Joseph convent on Park Road. Shirt sleeves rolled to her forearms, Sister Kristin Johnsen stands at the grill, swiping the mix with a...
  • Review: Jay-Z's 'Magna Carta Holy Grail' full of empty boasts

    Review: Jay-Z's 'Magna Carta Holy Grail' full of empty boasts
    It's possible to pare down the gist of "Magna Carta Holy Grail," the 12th solo studio album from New York rapper/businessman/new dad Jay-Z, to three simple words uttered in a track called "Tom Ford." "I'm so special," declares the rapper, 43, and anyone...