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Williamsburg (Brooklyn, New York)

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  • Phoenix hits 'Saturday Night Live' ahead of Coachella

    Phoenix hits 'Saturday Night Live' ahead of Coachella
    A week before it's to headline Night 2 of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, Phoenix hit "Saturday Night Live" over the weekend with two songs from its upcoming album, "Bankrupt!" The French band opened with a blistering rendition of...
  • Alzheimer's takes toll on caregivers

    Alzheimer's takes toll on caregivers
    Much of the care for Alzheimer's patients, particularly in its early stages, is undertaken by family members. The rising numbers of those with the disease — one in three seniors die with Alzheimer's or another dementia — is putting a...
  • Brooklyn dodgers

    Brooklyn dodgers
    NEW YORK — Sorry, but I've heard that Brooklyn is over. You can get your hipster mustache waxed; just don't do it in Brooklyn. You wouldn't go to Seattle now, would you? If you wanted to visit the American community of the moment, you would visit,...
  • 'Brooklyn Castle' documentary has all the right moves

    'Brooklyn Castle' documentary has all the right moves
    Checkmate. "Brooklyn Castle," a marvelous documentary by Katie Dellamaggiore, turns a sympathetic camera eye on one of the richest subjects imaginable: the nationally recognized chess team of Intermediate School 318 in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, a...
  • From Sun Magazine: Christian Siriano's style pervades his Chelsea flat

    From Sun Magazine: Christian Siriano's style pervades his Chelsea flat
    The massive round metal mirror in the foyer was one of the first purchases Christian Siriano made after winning the fourth season of "Project Runway." The two small framed Victorian paintings in the living room were passed down from his mother. And a...
  • Tennis: U.S. international women's teams have Williamsburg connections

    Tennis: U.S. international women's teams have Williamsburg connections
    Former Williamsburg resident Toni Novack of Fort Myers, Fla., is on the Alice Marble Cup team that is representing the U.S. in women’s 60-and-over competition in the International Tennis Federation Super Seniors World Championships in Umag, Croatia....
  • Album review: Lana Del Rey's 'Born to Die'

     
    Los Angeles Times pop music critic Randall Roberts reviews the highly anticipated debut album by singer Lana Del Rey....
  • Chic beauty boutique Woodley & Bunny heads west

     
    Woodley & Bunny, the Brooklyn-based boutique full of hard-to-find cosmetics, skin and hair care from all corners of the globe has come west and landed on a busy stretch of 3rd Street near trendy eateries and clothing stores....
  • Melvins to attempt Guinness World Record on U.S. tour

     
    The Melvins are attempting to break a Guinness World Record for fastest tour of the U.S.: 50 states in 51 days. Times pop music critic Randall Roberts assesses the odds, and perils, of such a journey....
  • Coming to America: The Chinese BYD e6

     
    I've seen my fair share of eccentric things in my northwest Chicago neighborhood of Logan Square ??? Chicago's hipster equivalent to Williamsburg, Brooklyn ??? impromptu 2 a.m. marching bands, anonymous midday drive-by eggings and vehicle fires that...
  • 'Fifty Shades' author admits she's 'not a great writer'

     
    The second and third books in the steamy "Fifty Shades of Grey" series are at booksellers across the nation. Already the trilogy from first-time British author E.L. James has sparked a phenomenon with women around the world voraciously reading the kinky...