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Manhattan (New York City)

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  • 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...
  • State Education Chief Leaving After Series Of Controversies

    State Education Chief Leaving After Series Of Controversies
    HARTFORD — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced Monday that Stefan Pryor, his controversial state education commissioner, will leave by January and is "actively seeking new professional opportunities'' — a move that critics branded as an election-...
  • Restaurant review: Boltwood, in Evanston ★★

    Restaurant review: Boltwood, in Evanston ★&#9733
    Brian Huston had no idea that his 2-month-old Evanston restaurant, Boltwood, would be so popular. Or so noisy. The popularity he loves. Huston had made a name for himself as the opening chef de cuisine at The Publican, where he worked for six years, but...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Highway Patrol Captain to take a "different approach" to policing in Ferguson

    Highway Patrol Captain to take a "different approach" to policing in Ferguson
    Missouri's governor moved to ease tensions on Thursday after days of racially charged protests over the police shooting of an unarmed black teenager, putting the African-American captain of the Highway Patrol in charge of security in the St. Louis...
  • Sports TV and radio: Sunday's 8/17 log (updated Sunday AM)

    6:30 a.m.    Golf: Made in Denmark final round (in Farso).--Golf 7 a.m.    Motorsports: MotoGP World Championship: Grand Prix of the Czech Republic (in Brno).--FS1 8:25 a.m.    Soccer: English Premier League: Southampton at Liverpool.--NBCSN 9 a.m.   ...
  • Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross make winning seem like old hat

    Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross make winning seem like old hat
    For all their talk about being a new team and having inconsistencies, April Ross and Kerri Walsh Jennings are pretty good. This year on the AVP tour, they have lost just two of 40 sets and have yet to lose a match. They've won all three AVP...
  • 'Butler' director Lee Daniels faces lawsuit by hip-hop mogul

    'Butler' director Lee Daniels faces lawsuit by hip-hop mogul
    (Reuters) - Director Lee Daniels is facing a $25 million lawsuit over claims he failed to pay back hip-hop mogul-turned-fashion entrepreneur Damon Dash, or give him production credits, after Dash invested millions of dollars in his projects. Attorneys...