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  • '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...
  • A Life Where 'Or Plastic' Isn't An Option

    A Life Where 'Or Plastic' Isn't  An Option
    Since their debut in supermarket checkout lines in 1977, plastic shopping bags have become the tote of choice. Back then, plastic seemed like a good option: a way to stop cutting down so many trees to make all those paper bags. They take less energy...
  • 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...
  • Friday- Sunday: October 3, 4, 5

    FRI______________________________________ Noguchi Museum 10-5pm  Free Fridays 32-37 Vernon Blvd. LI City, Queens On the first Friday of every month,  Museum admission is pay what you wish. 718-204-7088                  www.noguchi.org Acting and...
  • 4 Commuters Hurt in LIRR Train 'Bump'

    Two Long Island Rail Road trains bumped into each other while leaving Jamaica station during the morning rush on Wednesday, resulting in four minor injuries and subsequent delays of more than an hour, the LIRR said. A railroad spokesman said service...
  • LIRR Derailment Disrupts Monday Commute

    Dustin Collins had to push back his morning meetings. Jermaine Yates said he was going to have to explain to his boss why he was late for work -- for the third time in a week. "My boss doesn't want to hear it," Yates, 33, of Brentwood, said Monday...
  • Four Stabbed at Brooklyn Nightclub

    Four young men at a Brooklyn nightclub were stabbed early yesterday, with one of the four seriously wounded, officials said. The Djumbala nightclub in East Flatbush was holding a party that it advertised as a celebration of the just-released film...
  • 5th Grader Finds Wallet Stuffed With Money, Turns It In

    NEW YORK, N.Y. (WPIX) -- 10-year-old Kemoy Gourzang is being called the most honest kid in New York. The fifth-grader was walking to school on Monday when he stumbled across a wallet stuffed with money, more than $500, lying right on the sidewalk. Even...
  • Gusty Wind Wreaking Havoc Across Tri-State

    NEW YORK (WPIX) -- Strong winds that swept through the Tri-state area Thursday caused a slew of problems as the powerful 50 mph gusts downed trees, killed at least two people and wreaked complete havoc on commuters trying to get by on the rails and in the...
  • Suspect Identified In Abduction Arrest

    Benjamin Jurado West Hartford Police arrested a suspect in an abduction after a car and foot chase that went through 3 towns during rush hour. The accused is Benjamin Jurado, 39. He is currently in stable condition. Jurado is listed on the Connecticut...