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Manhattan (New York City)

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  • Why the poor have to use the 'poor door'

    Why the poor have to use the 'poor door'
    Everybody's mad about the "poor door." This is the name critics have bestowed upon the separate entrance for the affordable-housing units at a planned new luxury building on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. Those who pay market rates would have access to...
  • UCF bar scene grows up

    UCF bar scene grows up
    I've racked up a lot of bar tabs in my time on the job, but nothing quite prepares me for the challenge of a night out with the college crowd. The students at the University of Central Florida can be a thirsty bunch — but they can also be fickle,...
  • Old World charm

    Old World charm
    ★★★ One of the delights of living in a tourist destination is that the tourists go away. At least most of them. Every summer. I'm so used to the crowds at Tramonti overflowing on to the sidewalk of Atlantic Avenue, that...
  • 'Dancing With the Stars' returns Sept. 15

    ABC will bring back its most popular series, "Dancing With the Stars," on Sept. 15, a week before the TV season officially begins. The Disney-owned network will offer six new series in the fall. "Forever," a drama about a medical examiner who won't die,...
  • L.A. theater openings, July 27-Aug. 3: 'Taming of the Shrew' and more

    L.A. theater openings, July 27-Aug. 3: 'Taming of the Shrew' and more
    Independent Shakespeare Co. is livin' la dolce vita with its new staging of "The Taming of the Shrew" in Griffith Park. Plus, Neil Simon's “Broadway Bound” is bound for the Odyssey Theare in a new revival directed by Jason Alexander, and an...
  • Nice alternatives to some well-trodden tourist spots

    Nice alternatives to some well-trodden tourist spots
    For decades, visits to New York City have meant Broadway shows, Fifth Avenue shopping and slack-jawed stops at Times Square and the Statue of Liberty. Those experiences will always remain quintessential New York, but for the last year the city's tourism...
  • Lurie Garden's maturing beauty

    Lurie Garden's maturing beauty
    Shrouded in fog, the meadowy garden in the city starts to reveal itself, with startling shots of purples and blues in an impressionistic sea of greens, as the sun begins to poke through. A tall, sturdy man with ruddy complexion and silvery hair...
  • After great white attack, PETA calls for fishing ban at pier

    After great white attack, PETA calls for fishing ban at pier
    After a swimmer was bitten by a juvenile great white shark, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is calling for a permanent fishing ban on the Manhattan Beach Pier. Police temporarily banned pier fishing through Tuesday after 50-year-old Steven...
  • Mom who left baby on NYC subway platform held: cops

    Mom who left baby on NYC subway platform held: cops
    A mother accused of abandoning her baby by pushing its stroller onto the platform in a New York City subway station before hopping on a departing train was in custody Tuesday, police said. The 20-year-old woman is suspected of leaving the 10-month-old...
  • Drone forces NYC police copter off course; 2 arrested

    Drone forces NYC police copter off course; 2 arrested
    Two men accused of flying a drone so close to a New York police helicopter that it was forced off course to avoid crashing have been charged with reckless endangerment, police said Tuesday. The close call took place at 2,000 feet high in dark skies near...
  • Ji Yoon in as Acadia pastry chef; Thomas Raquel NYC-bound

    Ji Yoon in as Acadia pastry chef; Thomas Raquel NYC-bound
    Two concurrent noteworthy items from the world of Chicago pastry chefs: First comes news that Thomas Raquel is departing South Loop’s Acadia for New York. He will be taking over as executive pastry chef at Le Bernardin, the renowned seafood-...