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  • Young Adult roundup: 'Pointe' by Brandy Colbert, others

    Young Adult roundup: 'Pointe' by Brandy Colbert, others
    Here are three new young adult books to check out. -------------------- This piece first ran in Printers Row Journal, delivered to Printers Row members with the Sunday Chicago Tribune and by digital edition via email. Click here to learn about...
  • Joe Roth Sells Revolution Studios for $250 Million

    Joe Roth's 14-year-old Revolution Studios has been acquired for $250 million by Fortress Investment Group, according to several sources close to the sale. Revolution was carrying roughly $175 million in debt, which was absorbed by Fortress, which borrowed...
  • 'Begin Again's' music more appealing than its story

    Begin Again" is an insistent puppy of a movie, just about willing you to like it. And while it certainly has appeal — you'd have to be a troll to resist it completely — you may end up wanting to enjoy it more than its qualities will allow....
  • State high court rules NYC ban on large sodas is illegal

    State high court rules NYC ban on large sodas is illegal
    NEW YORK — New Yorkers can now sip their super-sized sodas without worry. Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's plan to limit the sale of large sugary drinks was rejected Thursday by the state's highest court, which ruled the local health...
  • Report: Mavericks reacquire Tyson Chandler

    Report: Mavericks reacquire Tyson Chandler
    The Dallas Mavericks have completed a deal to acquire center Tyson Chandler from the New York Knicks, ESPN.com reported Wednesday. The Mavericks made reacquiring Chandler one of their priorities after their first-round exit to the San Antonio Spurs. The...
  • Gritty Crooner-Songwriter Jesse Malin: It's All About The Music

    Gritty Crooner-Songwriter Jesse Malin: It's All About The Music
    Jesse Malin is a musician's musician. Some of the most celebrated and respected singer-songwriters on the circuit admire the gritty New York recording artist. The cerebral bard, who came of age leading D-Generation, which formed 23 years ago, has jammed...
  • In bid for millennials, cities and states promote cycling

    WASHINGTON If a 90-minute commute from Brooklyn to New Jersey sounds grueling in a car, just imagine it on a bicycle. Until a recent job change, 40-year-old Peter Schneider made that daily trip, biking 22 miles from his home in Brooklyn to his...
  • 'Girl Meets World': extra ham in next-gen sitcom

    Ready to feel old? Remember Cory and Topanga, the cute schoolkid characters from the long-running set-in-Philadelphia sitcom "Boy Meets World"? Well, they're all grown up (and still played by Ben Savage and Danielle Fishel), with kids of their own. In...
  • RedBlueAmerica: Can the EPA stop global climate change?

    The U.S. Supreme Court this week ruled that the Environmental Protection Agency may use the Clean Air Act to regulate major sources of greenhouse gases, such as factories and power plants. The agency wants to cut carbon emissions by 30 percent over the...
  • WNBA star Diana Taurasi joins the party in L.A.'s South Bay

    WNBA star Diana Taurasi joins the party in L.A.'s South Bay
    The South Bay, home to Steve Nash and members of the Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings, has drawn the eye of another sports star. Diana Taurasi, the former Connecticut Huskies standout and Phoenix Mercury guard, has purchased a house in Manhattan...
  • World Cup mania: Where to eat for the U.S.-Germany game?

    World Cup mania: Where to eat for the U.S.-Germany game?
    This year's World Cup, even without Nate Silver's cockamamie rankings, has been a prime tournament for culinary obsessives. Not only did Sunday's U.S.-Portugal game pause for an unprecedented water break — did mom remember the Sunny D? — but...