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Manhattan (New York City)

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  • '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...
  • USA renews drama 'Suits' for Season 5

    USA renews drama 'Suits' for Season 5
    USA Network has renewed “Suits” for a fifth season. It will consist of 16 new episodes presumably airing next summer. The popular legal drama is a Top 10 summer scripted series with the advertiser-coveted 18-to-49-year-old demographic and...
  • 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...
  • Cafe Gratitude to open downtown at One Santa Fe in early 2015

    Cafe Gratitude to open downtown at One Santa Fe in early 2015
    Vegan favorite Cafe Gratitude, which has Los Angeles restaurants in Larchmont Village and Venice, is planning to open downtown at the Yards at One Santa Fe in the arts district. Cafe Gratitude will be joining other shops, restaurants and community art...
  • 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...
  • Baltimore native Kevin Liles is a big hit in music and beyond

    Baltimore native Kevin Liles is a big hit in music and beyond
    NEW YORK CITY— Kevin Liles is riding high. On a bright August afternoon, the Baltimore-born entertainment mogul is ensconced 35 stories above midtown Manhattan, enjoying lunch at one of the city's most exclusive hotels, the Mandarin Oriental....
  • 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,...
  • Sordid public corruption trial for Virginia ex-Gov. McDonnell, wife

    It is the kind of corruption case that would attract attention even from jaded voters in places like Illinois or Louisiana, with long-established records of shady government dealings. But for Virginians, who have enjoyed generations of relative purity...
  • Trina Turk talks handbags, tassels and drive-time inspiration

    Trina Turk talks handbags, tassels and drive-time inspiration
    Los Angeles designer Trina Turk’s universe is ever growing. For spring, she launched shoes and activewear. And landing in stores now for the fall season is her first comprehensive handbag collection. Turk, who is known for playful prints and retro...
  • 'Panic in a Suitcase' a vivid immigrant tale of two cities

    'Panic in a Suitcase' a vivid immigrant tale of two cities
    Jewish immigrants have provided a rich source of comedy — some of it dark — in American literature. Think Bernard Malamud, Philip Roth, Gary Shteyngart and, more recently, Anya Ulinich. Make way for a fresh female voice. Yelena Akhtiorskaya,...
  • Report: 'Addams Family' alum Christina Ricci, husband welcome baby boy

    Report: 'Addams Family' alum Christina Ricci, husband welcome baby boy
    The Ricci-Heerdegen household is now a family of three: Christina Ricci has reportedly given birth to her first child.  The petite "Addams Family" alum, who also birthed the body-bending hashtag #riccing, and her husband, James Heerdegen, have...