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Manhattan (New York City)

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  • Wretched excess? L.A.'s first members-only race car club

    Wretched excess? L.A.'s first members-only race car club
    Sociologists looking for new evidence of conspicuous consumption — look no further. A French entrepreneur who made his money in the telecom business has founded a pricey members-only club in Los Angeles for hot car enthusiasts. Called Fast Toys...
  • At Hilton Orlando, We Love Having the Neighbors Over

    At Hilton Orlando, We Love Having the Neighbors Over
    Located in the heart of Orlando, FL Hilton Orlando is an ideal retreat for families, friends and couples. ‘Staycationers’ seeking an upscale resort vacation will appreciate the close proximity to Orlando’s main attractions: SeaWorld®,...
  • Lions Gate CEO Jon Feltheimer compensation jumps to $63.6 million

    Lions Gate CEO Jon Feltheimer compensation jumps to $63.6 million
    Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. Chief Executive Jon Feltheimer’s compensation soared to $63.6 million last year -- making him one of the highest paid executives in America. The amount represented a 406% increase over Feltheimer's $12.6 million in...
  • New York hotel prices in August: Is Montauk the new Manhattan?

    New York hotel prices in August: Is Montauk the new Manhattan?
    Manhattan is known for its pricey hotels, but in August a small Long Island town claimed the title as most expensive New York hotel destination. Travel booking site NewYorkHotels.org released a survey Tuesday that confirms what New York City locals...
  • Theater troupe takes on Jewish female stereotypes

    Theater troupe takes on Jewish female stereotypes
    Ronda Spinak squeezed more folding chairs into a Brentwood living room, which that afternoon had been transformed, with much shuffling of couches and tables, into a temporary theater. Moving around the space, she listened for echoes and background...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Storied New York City deli Katz's wins name battle with Florida cafe

    Storied New York City deli Katz's wins name battle with Florida cafe
    The New York City delicatessen Katz's has won a legal battle to force a Florida restaurant to change its name, according to court documents made public on Monday. Katz's Delicatessen, founded in 1888, sued Katz's Deli of Deerfield Beach in June,...
  • 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...
  • Sunset unfolds its first L.A.-area Idea House in Manhattan Beach

    Sunset unfolds its first L.A.-area Idea House in Manhattan Beach
    Sunset magazine is opening the doors Friday on its first Los Angeles-area Idea House, a 4,500-square-foot, four-bedroom and 5 1/2-bathroom contemporary residence in Manhattan Beach, described as "the ultimate modern beach home." "We wanted a new angle...