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Manhattan (New York City)

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Rufus Cuff smartwatch is one of 443 crowd-funded hardware projects

    Rufus Cuff smartwatch is one of 443 crowd-funded hardware projects
    Tired of staring at his phone screen all day, Gabe Grifoni set out to return “humans back to being humans” by creating a smarter screen. Grifoni designed the Rufus Cuff, a giant wrist-worn screen that he hopes someday will replace the need...
  • '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...
  • Record-setting storm drenches N.Y. area, leaves highways underwater

    Record-setting storm drenches N.Y. area, leaves highways underwater
    Some records are broken. Others are smashed beyond belief. The rain that hit the New York City suburbs late Tuesday and early Wednesday clearly fell into the latter category, dumping a remarkable 13.1 inches of rain in just a few hours. Major highways...
  • Real estate notebook: Buffalo Wild Wings signs land lease in Boynton

    Real estate notebook: Buffalo Wild Wings signs land lease in Boynton
    Buffalo Wild Wings is coming to Boynton Beach, even though it wasn't wild about its real estate options at first. The Minneapolis-based sports bar chain looked at the former Pete Rose Ballpark Cafe next to the Courtyard Marriott on Congress Avenue...
  • 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...
  • 'The Strain' recap: Setrakian and strigoi origins in 'The Runaways'

    'The Strain' recap: Setrakian and strigoi origins in 'The Runaways'
    "Finally," said not one single die-hard fan of FX's thriller "The Strain," "a bunch of historical background on vampires!" Too bad. That's what viewers saw in the most recent episode of the hit summer series, with professor-Holocaust survivor Abraham...
  • 7-foot great white shark spotted near swimmer off Manhattan Beach

    7-foot great white shark spotted near swimmer off Manhattan Beach
    A 7-foot juvenile white shark was spotted Thursday swimming near the Manhattan Beach Pier, fire officials said. Los Angeles County Fire Department lifeguards confirmed the sighting on Twitter after it was reported at 10:30 a.m. Lifeguards, however,...
  • 'The Strain' recap: A vampire free-for-all begins in 'Occultation'

    'The Strain' recap: A vampire free-for-all begins in 'Occultation'
    The Master, along with being the king of all vampires, sure is a micromanager. He's left few, if any, details of the burgeoning vampocalypse to chance in FX's thriller "The Strain." Viewers have learned the extent of his type-A personality by seeing...
  • Oscar de la Renta exhibit opens at George W. Bush Library

    "Oscar de la Renta: Five Decades of Style" has opened at the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum in Dallas. It includes 67 mannequins outfitted in clothes from 1967 to the present. The exhibit runs through Oct. 5. Why the Bush museum? Because...