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Manhattan (New York City)

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  • MTC, Ars Nova Partnership Premieres First New Stage Production

    The partnership between big-league Gotham nonprofit Manhattan Theater Club and scrappy new-work developer Ars Nova will yield its first full production with "By the Water," a new play by Sharyn Rothstein (pictured above) that bows this fall at City...
  • NY lawmakers set to clamp down on Times Square's caped crusaders

    NEW YORK, July 9 - Cartoon characters like Mickey Mouse and Spider-man have been adored by generations of children, but their costumed counterparts who roam New York City's Times Square are more a public nuisance, New York City lawmakers said on...
  • On Theater: From the Grinch to the Phantom

    A lineup divided almost evenly between old favorites and newcomers constitutes the 2014-15 schedule for the Segerstrom Center for the Arts. A golden oldie kicks things off Nov. 11 when "Pippin" arrives for a two-week engagement. The Broadway version...
  • 'Manhattan' creators stress WGN America drama isn't a series of facts

    'Manhattan' creators stress WGN America drama isn't a series of facts
    It's a show bringing the science to the fiction, and vice versa -- so viewers might want to minimize their history bias. "Manhattan" is the new '40s-set drama that zooms in on the scientists (and their families) behind the Manhattan Project, one of...
  • Pulitzer Prize-winning author Gilbert King researching second Lake book

    Pulitzer Prize-winning author Gilbert King researching second Lake book
    You might see him in the Leesburg library. Or maybe lunching at O'Keefe's Irish Pub & Restaurant in Tavares. He haunts the courthouse, too. Historian and Pulitzer Prize winner Gilbert King is an unassuming figure in jeans and black boots with his little...
  • 3.0 earthquake strikes Manhattan Beach area

    3.0 earthquake strikes Manhattan Beach area
    A shallow magnitude 3.0 earthquake was reported Wednesday afternoon, 5 miles from Manhattan Beach, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 12:23 p.m. The depth was recorded at 5.6 miles. According to the USGS, it was felt in...
  • Lions Gate CEO Jon Feltheimer compensation jumps to $63.6 million

    Lions Gate CEO Jon Feltheimer compensation jumps to $63.6 million
    Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. Chief Executive Jon Feltheimer’s compensation soared to $63.6 million last year -- making him one of the highest paid executives in America. The amount represented a 406% increase over Feltheimer's $12.6 million in...
  • LACMA, Metro discussing new museum tower on Wilshire Boulevard

    LACMA, Metro discussing new museum tower on Wilshire Boulevard
    The Los Angeles County Museum of Art announced plans this month to build a new wing spanning Wilshire Boulevard. It also wants to build up — way up. The museum is working on an ambitious proposal for a skyscraper near the corner of Wilshire...
  • BofA ordered to pay $1.3 billion over Countrywide lending program

    Countrywide Financial hustled to make the loans. Bank of America, once again, is picking up the bill for the damages caused — the latest buffeting since the bank's disastrous acquisition of the Calabasas high-risk lender six years ago. A New...
  • Wretched excess? L.A.'s first members-only race car club

    Wretched excess? L.A.'s first members-only race car club
    Sociologists looking for new evidence of conspicuous consumption — look no further. A French entrepreneur who made his money in the telecom business has founded a pricey members-only club in Los Angeles for hot car enthusiasts. Called Fast Toys...
  • For our heroic surfers, pier fishing that lures sharks needs to go

    For our heroic surfers, pier fishing that lures sharks needs to go
    I'm paddling through the playground of the great white shark about 100 yards offshore, just south of Manhattan Beach Pier, straight out from that first lifeguard stand, roughly the site of Saturday's attack. My Walden Pond. Well, maybe that's a little...