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Manhattan (New York City)

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  • Pizza Tour of New York

    Pizza Tour of New York
    In the city known for the highest culture and society's elite, from Lower Manhattan, we've found the upper crust. Scott Wiener, yes, Wiener has a name that may conjure thoughts of hot dogs (or worse) but it's Pizza that's his passion. Wiener is the...
  • Pryor Tells Superintendents: 'You Are On The Right Track'

    Pryor Tells Superintendents: 'You Are On The Right Track'
    HARTFORD — A day after announcing his plans to leave soon, state Education Commissioner Stefan Pryor addressed superintendents at their annual back-to-school meeting Tuesday, pointing to progress made during his watch and urging them to go forward...
  • Global brain project Viv developed with Chicago's tech future on mind

    Global brain project Viv developed with Chicago's tech future on mind
    So now we know what the Next Big Thing that Dag Kittlaus, the Chicago-area visionary who helped give the world Siri, has been working on for close to two years. It's Viv, an artificial intelligence system that has the potential to become the...
  • RBS settles copyright lawsuit after U.S. judge blocks software's use

    RBS settles copyright lawsuit after U.S. judge blocks software's use
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc said on Wednesday it had reached a settlement allowing it to use a key piece of software in its trade finance business that a U.S. judge had prevented the bank from using due to copyright infringement....
  • Mayo: Sorting out judges tough task for voters

    Here's my Monday print column, part one of my look at the six Broward judicial races on the Aug. 26 ballot. I'll be posting my review of the four-way race for one circuit judge seat and two county court races tomorrow. Meantime, if you want to learn...
  • Bed bugs invade New York City subways

    NEW YORK — Three New York City subway trains had to be fumigated after riders and staff spotted bedbugs in the cars, a transit spokesman said on Wednesday. The bedbugs were found on the N train, which links Brooklyn's Coney Island with lower and...
  • Phil Dalhausser, Todd Rogers see different results at Manhattan Beach

    Phil Dalhausser, Todd Rogers see different results at Manhattan Beach
    Phil Dalhausser, Sean Rosenthal and Todd Rogers have been here before, in the finals at the Manhattan Beach Open. But this time things were a little scrambled. Dalhausser and Rogers won the tournament together three straight years (2006-08). On Sunday,...
  • Lauren Bacall, who taught Humphrey Bogart how to whistle, dies at 89

    Lauren Bacall, who taught Humphrey Bogart how to whistle, dies at 89
    At 19, Lauren Bacall was living every red-blooded American woman's dream: Humphrey Bogart was standing inches from her, waiting for her to speak. They were shooting a crucial scene in director Howard Hawks' 1944 wartime drama "To Have and Have Not," but...
  • Macy's to pay $650,000 to resolve 'shop-and-frisk' probe

    Macy's to pay $650,000 to resolve 'shop-and-frisk' probe
    Macy's Inc has agreed to pay $650,000 to New York's attorney general and install a monitor to resolve allegations that its security personnel targeted minority shoppers. New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, whose office investigated several...
  • Ed Joyce dies at 81; former CBS News president tangled with Dan Rather

    Ed Joyce dies at 81; former CBS News president tangled with Dan Rather
    Ed Joyce, a former president of CBS News whose brief, turbulent tenure in the 1980s was marked by threatened corporate takeovers and settlement of a damaging libel lawsuit from Gen. William Westmoreland, has died. He was 81. His death Saturday at his...
  • Singer Kavita Shah Owns Her Eclecticism

    Singer Kavita Shah Owns Her Eclecticism
    Singer Kavita Shah's journey to the recording of her debut album, "Visions," was a long one, involving hours spent honing her skills — on stages and in classrooms — punctuated by bursts of inspiration and self-discovery. If you want to...