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Manhattan (New York City)

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  • Manhattan Beach lures the best in beach volleyball this weekend

    Manhattan Beach lures the best in beach volleyball this weekend
    If Southern California is the seat of beach volleyball in the U.S., then Manhattan Beach is the well-worn sweet spot of the chair. The 55th Manhattan Beach Open takes place Thursday through Sunday near the Manhattan Beach Pier. The tournament first...
  • Real Solution looking for real repeat in Million

     Real Solution looking for real repeat in Million
    Two of the most important conquests of Chad Brown's seven-year training career have come on Million day at Arlington International Racecourse. Now, after capturing last year's Arlington Million with Real Solution on a disqualification and the $750,000...
  • WGN America continues original programming with two new projects

    WGN America continues original programming with two new projects
    WGN America continues its push in the original programming arena, announcing Wednesday that it has given a straight-to-series order to Appalachia-set drama "Titans" and has begun initial stages on series contender "Underground." The Tribune-owned...
  • Finally, in one volume: Henry Roth's 'Mercy of a Rude Stream'

    Henry Roth is one of the most elusive figures in American literature, a writer whose first book, the 1934 novel “Call It Sleep,” is a breathtaking piece of modernism, although it took three decades for it to be recognized as such. The...
  • Obama's great-uncle, innovative librarian

     Obama's great-uncle, innovative librarian
    Charles Payne, President Barack Obama's great-uncle, worked for more than 30 years at the University of Chicago Library, where he brought an engineer's methodical approach to analyzing library systems and helping to develop library automation....
  • Sean Rosenthal and Phil Dalhausser try to find a rhythm

    Sean Rosenthal and Phil Dalhausser try to find a rhythm
    They're known as "Rosie's Raiders," a group of friends and fans who follow Sean Rosenthal and heckle opponents. A cowbell-toting collection of them showed up at the Long Beach Grand Slam to cheer on Rosenthal and partner Phil Dalhausser. At the...
  • Global brain project Viv developed with Chicago's tech future on mind

    Global brain project Viv developed with Chicago's tech future on mind
    So now we know what the Next Big Thing that Dag Kittlaus, the Chicago-area visionary who helped give the world Siri, has been working on for close to two years. It's Viv, an artificial intelligence system that has the potential to become the...
  • Best cars for city drivers

    Best cars for city drivers
    From squeezing between a Dumpster and a wall to holding your breath as a bus hard stops at your bumper, cities can be an automotive minefield. And cars are often the casualties. Need proof? Look no further than auto insurance rates. A 40-year-old male...
  • Islanders owner sued after backing out of sale

    Islanders owner sued after backing out of sale
    New York Islanders owner Charles Wang pulled the plug on a deal to sell the franchise for $420 million when the Los Angeles Clippers netted a $2 billion sale agreement, a lawsuit alleges. Andrew Barroway claims in a filing in Manhattan that Wang's...
  • 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...
  • Man struck, killed by drunk driver while cutting grass in Will County

    Man struck, killed by drunk driver while cutting grass in Will County
    A 68-year-old man mowing a lawn in Will County was struck and killed by a drunk driver Sunday afternoon, authorities said. Around 12:48 p.m. Sunday, a blue Toyota Camry traveling southbound on U.S. Route 52 near Delaney Road in Manhattan Township...