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Manhattan (New York City)

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  • Home healthcare ruling may inhibit growth of powerful union

    Home healthcare ruling may inhibit growth of powerful union
    The Service Employees International Union has been one of the fastest-growing unions in the country, a success story during a challenging time for labor. But the SEIU may have trouble maintaining its growth after Monday's Supreme Court decision allowing...
  • Amanda Bynes bong-tossing case dismissed

    Amanda Bynes bong-tossing case dismissed
    A case against actress Amanda Bynes for possessing marijuana and throwing a bong out an apartment window last year was dismissed on Monday by a New York judge. The prosecution and her lawyer Gerald Shargel agreed earlier this year that the case should be...
  • 'Once' director returns to the screen with a fresh take on the magic of music

    While he was filming his latest movie "Begin Again" around Manhattan, Irish director John Carney couldn't help but notice the cabs flitting past. Many of them were outfitted with ads touting the Broadway version of "Once," a stage musical based on Carney'...
  • Few men want 'dream woman' drinking a beer, one survey says

    Few men want 'dream woman' drinking a beer, one survey says
    All booze being equal (12 ounces regular beer equals 1 ounce spirits equals 5 ounces wine), some booze is more equal than others when you're out on the town with a potential significant other. Or so implies a survey by Wist, a personalized dining app...
  • For our heroic surfers, pier fishing that lures sharks needs to go

    For our heroic surfers, pier fishing that lures sharks needs to go
    I'm paddling through the playground of the great white shark about 100 yards offshore, just south of Manhattan Beach Pier, straight out from that first lifeguard stand, roughly the site of Saturday's attack. My Walden Pond. Well, maybe that's a little...
  • Broadway Box Office: Bryan Cranston in 'All the Way' Sets Another Sales Record

    The star-driven Broadway play took its latest step last week into the big box office territory of splashy musicals, with the final frame of Bryan Cranston starrer "All the Way" breaking the record, by a hefty margin, for the highest single-week tally ever...
  • BNP Paribas se declara culpable otra vez de violar sanciones EEUU

    NUEVA YORK (Reuters) - BNP Paribas se declaró culpable el miércoles por segunda vez en nueve días de conspirar para violar sanciones estadounidenses, como parte de un acuerdo extrajudicial por casi 9.000 millones de dólares por el que el banco francés...
  • On Theater: From the Grinch to the Phantom

    A lineup divided almost evenly between old favorites and newcomers constitutes the 2014-15 schedule for the Segerstrom Center for the Arts. A golden oldie kicks things off Nov. 11 when "Pippin" arrives for a two-week engagement. The Broadway version...
  • 'Manhattan' creators stress WGN America drama isn't a series of facts

    'Manhattan' creators stress WGN America drama isn't a series of facts
    It's a show bringing the science to the fiction, and vice versa -- so viewers might want to minimize their history bias. "Manhattan" is the new '40s-set drama that zooms in on the scientists (and their families) behind the Manhattan Project, one of...
  • LACMA, Metro discussing new museum tower on Wilshire Boulevard

    LACMA, Metro discussing new museum tower on Wilshire Boulevard
    The Los Angeles County Museum of Art announced plans this month to build a new wing spanning Wilshire Boulevard. It also wants to build up — way up. The museum is working on an ambitious proposal for a skyscraper near the corner of Wilshire...
  • Cupcake chain Crumbs Bake Shop closes stores in L.A., elsewhere

    Caving under losses, Crumbs Bake Shop Inc. has closed its high-end bakeries in Los Angeles and elsewhere after more than a decade of promoting the cupcakes that tapped the nation's sweet tooth. Financially, the nation's biggest cupcake chain recently...