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Manhattan (New York City)

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  • Drone forces NYC police copter off course; 2 arrested

    Drone forces NYC police copter off course; 2 arrested
    Two men accused of flying a drone so close to a New York police helicopter that it was forced off course to avoid crashing have been charged with reckless endangerment, police said Tuesday. The close call took place at 2,000 feet high in dark skies near...
  • Andrea Marcovicci takes a spin around the world

    Andrea Marcovicci takes a spin around the world
    For more than a quarter century, cabaret star Andrea Marcovicci has been bringing the great American art song — and related fare — to audiences around the world. Her travels have been "sweet and bitter," she says, and she'll bring the show...
  • After great white attack, PETA calls for fishing ban at pier

    After great white attack, PETA calls for fishing ban at pier
    After a swimmer was bitten by a juvenile great white shark, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is calling for a permanent fishing ban on the Manhattan Beach Pier. Police temporarily banned pier fishing through Tuesday after 50-year-old Steven...
  • Easy-listening 'Begin Again' has appeal, but falters on authenticity

    With "Begin Again," writer-director John Carney delivers his latest charming romantic comedy/musical, following the Oscar-winning indie hit, "Once." This time, he has some bigger stars in the lead roles: Keira Knightley plays British singer-songwriter...
  • Wethersfield Names New Library Director

    WETHERSFIELD — The library board has chosen a successor to Director Laurel Goodgion, who retired at the end of June. Brook Berry, manager of information and circulation services for the New York Public Library's Mid-Manhattan Branch, will take over...
  • Gerry Goffin, songwriting partner of Carole King, dies at 75

    Gerry Goffin, songwriting partner of Carole King, dies at 75
    Lyricist Gerry Goffin, whose songwriting partnership in the early 1960s with then-wife Carole King yielded some of the most indelible hits of the era, died Thursday at home in Los Angeles, said his wife, Michelle Goffin. He was 75. Michele Goffin said...
  • From the Boathouse: Kicking off summer on the East Coast

    Ahoy from the Big Apple, and welcome to the official start of summer! I am visiting New York City to attend Talkers New York 2014, which is a gathering for those active in the radio industry. Receptions, guest speakers and panel discussions are planned...
  • Former USC star Matt Leinart lists Manhattan Beach house for sale

    Former USC star Matt Leinart lists Manhattan Beach house for sale
    Matt Leinart, the former Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback and Southern California football star, has called an audible on his Manhattan Beach home, listing the three-story residence for sale at $2.059 million. Nestled among a crowd of beach dwellings,...
  • Avoid over-the-counter meds to win war on fleas

    Instead of the mantra being, "Never say die," it ought to be, "Always says die." "We can win the flea war, and we need to," says veterinary parasitologist Dr. Michael Dryden, professor of Veterinary Parasitology in the Department of Diagnostic Medicine...
  • Top 3 Pop: Ed Sheeran album, 'Begin Again' movie, 'Girl Meets World' premiere

    NEW ED SHEERAN ALBUM 1 Ed Sheeran broke into the music scene with the 2011 release of his Grammy-nominated debut album, "+." Sheeran releasing his sophomore album, 'X,' today on Atlantic Records. The 23-year-old English singer-songwriter started work...
  • Wounded warrior's story to benefit veterans

     Wounded warrior's story to benefit veterans
    In April 2012, U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Travis Mills was on patrol with the 82nd Airborne in Afghanistan when he stepped on an improvised explosive device. The former high school football, basketball and baseball captain woke up on his 25th birthday...