| Jul 16, 2014
| 1:21 PM
The front door stood wide open and Rachel Bertsche could be seen from the street, zooming through the foyer of her Lincoln Park townhouse, a peach Lululemon blur in black tights. I stepped tentatively inside the doorway and reconsidered immediately:...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 5:59 PM
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...
| Jul 26, 2014
| 9:00 PM
As the Gaza conflict intensified, the Palestinian death toll surpassed 700, more than two-thirds of them civilians. Add to that 4,000 injured, widespread infrastructure destruction, and 1.8 million Palestinians trapped in an area the size of Manhattan. On...
| Jul 29, 2014
Everybody's mad about the "poor door." This is the name critics have bestowed upon the separate entrance for the affordable-housing units at a planned new luxury building on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. Those who pay market rates would have access to...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 5:50 AM
You'll be seeing stars, vampires and football players this weekend among the TV highlights.
1. Hall of Fame Game, NBC, 8 p.m. Sunday
Just how much are viewers missing the NFL? We'll find out when the 2014 preseason begins with the New York Giants...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 9:26 AM
The New York City delicatessen Katz's has won a legal battle to force a Florida restaurant to change its name, according to court documents made public on Monday.
Katz's Delicatessen, founded in 1888, sued Katz's Deli of Deerfield Beach in June,...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Shrouded in fog, the meadowy garden in the city starts to reveal itself, with startling shots of purples and blues in an impressionistic sea of greens, as the sun begins to poke through.
A tall, sturdy man with ruddy complexion and silvery hair...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 12:57 PM
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...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 10:14 AM
Three New York City subway trains had to be fumigated after riders and staff spotted bedbugs in the cars, a transit spokesman said on Wednesday.
The bedbugs were found on the N train, which links Brooklyn's Coney Island with lower and midtown...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 4:20 PM
Is a revival of interest in the photographs of Minor White (1908-1976) worthwhile?
Once, White's work was the epitome of all that art photography aspired to be. Since his death, however — and, actually, beginning several years before — his...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Tour operator Sheila Stone was 50 before she went abroad, and her talk is filled with all the things she now knows but wishes she had known then, including how to pack light and how to decide if going on a tour is right for you....