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Manhattan (New York City)

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  • From Katz's to Zak's: Deli duel almost done

    The "Katz's Deli" sign was still up on Monday, and so was the Katz's of Deerfield Beach website. "I'm supposed to have it changed by now," said Charles Re, co-owner of the Deerfield Beach delicatessen that got into a dust-up with the legendary Katz's...
  • Tollway poised to award contract to firm accused of hiring fraud

    Tollway poised to award contract to firm accused of hiring fraud
    The Illinois Tollway is poised to award a hefty construction contract to a New York-based firm that was accused of fraud in connection with minority hiring for a tunnel project in that city, the Tribune has learned. Judlau Contracting Inc.'s $64 million...
  • Shark bite: Fishermen were mindful of swimmer safety, one says

    Shark bite: Fishermen were mindful of swimmer safety, one says
    The fishermen who hooked a great white shark in Manhattan Beach on Saturday were trying to guide the fish to deep water and away from swimmers when it bit one, one of the fishermen said Sunday. Some beachgoers have been critical of the fishermen...
  • Palestinians don't blame Hamas for civilian deaths

    As the Gaza conflict intensified, the Palestinian death toll surpassed 700, more than two-thirds of them civilians. Add to that 4,000 injured, widespread infrastructure destruction, and 1.8 million Palestinians trapped in an area the size of Manhattan. On...
  • Fourth of July is deadliest holiday weekend

    Fourth of July is deadliest holiday weekend
    The Fourth of July is the most dangerous American holiday weekend of the year, experts say. The National Safety Council estimated that there would be 385 deaths and 41,200 injuries -- including car crashes,  swimming incidents and fireworks accidents --...
  • Premiere of WGN America's 'Manhattan' draws in 1.8 million viewers

    Premiere of WGN America's 'Manhattan' draws in 1.8 million viewers
    The series premiere of WGN America's second original drama, "Manhattan," drew 1.8 million viewers Sunday night across the network and on Tribune’s 14 metered market local stations. Set in a top-secret lab in Los Alamos, "Manhattan" is a...
  • John Hall Fish, 1932-2014, urban activist, dies

    John Hall Fish, 1932-2014, urban activist, dies
    Driven by a desire for social justice and racial reconciliation, John Hall Fish spent much of his career connecting college students and recent graduates with urban nonprofit organizations. In 1969, Mr. Fish co-founded the Associated Colleges of the...
  • Shark attack victim stared 'eyeball to eyeball' with predator

    Shark attack victim stared 'eyeball to eyeball' with predator
    A long-distance ocean swimmer who was attacked by a great white shark at Manhattan Beach over the weekend said he stared the predator in the eye as it sunk its teeth into his chest before finally releasing him. Steven Robles, a 50-year-old real estate...
  • Despite recent sightings, shark attacks uncommon in U.S., California

    Despite recent sightings, shark attacks uncommon in U.S., California
    It's probably safe to go back in the water. Despite a recent string of shark sightings off Manhattan Beach, including one that ended with a swimmer being hospitalized after he was bitten near the pier Saturday morning, reports of shark attacks are...
  • Frank O'Hara's 'Lunch Poems' -- at 50

    Frank O'Hara's “Lunch Poems” (City Lights: 86 pp., $14.95) — which has just been reissued in a 50th anniversary hardcover edition — recalls a world of pop art, political and cultural upheaval and (in its own way) a surprising...
  • Minor White snaps into focus again in Getty Museum show

    Minor White snaps into focus again in Getty Museum show
    Is a revival of interest in the photographs of Minor White (1908-1976) worthwhile? Once, White's work was the epitome of all that art photography aspired to be. Since his death, however — and, actually, beginning several years before — his...