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Manhattan (New York City)

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  • New York hopes to end parking war between drivers and street sweepers

    New York hopes to end parking war between drivers and street sweepers
    Andrew Porter left work early Tuesday, but he didn't sit in a bar watching the U.S. play Belgium in that afternoon's World Cup match, or sit on the beach watching the waves roll in. No, Porter sat in his car watching the clock in his Brooklyn...
  • Side Dish: Twisted Olive puts twists on dessert, drinks

    Twisted Olive in Bethlehem lives up to its name by putting tantalizing twists on familiar favorites. Chef-owner Steve Kershner has created a Homemade Blueberry Goat Cheese Basil Pie with an almond topping. This dessert incorporates fresh blueberries...
  • Variety's Scott Foundas Remembers Paul Mazursky: A Poetic Farceur of American Lives

    "Are you happy?" the woman asks her husband midway through Paul Mazursky's "Blume in Love" (1973), to which he replies, "I'm just not miserable." It is a flashback to earlier, relatively happier times in the busted-up marriage of the divorce lawyer...
  • Wrongful Convictions Require State Vigilance

    Wrongful Convictions Require State Vigilance
    In recent years, as they have become increasingly aware of the frequency and various causes of wrongful convictions, prosecutors in a number of large cities and counties across the country created conviction integrity units. These units re-examine the...
  • The great Nona Hendryx -- jamming with Lady Marmalade

    "I WAS very lucky. I made most of the decisions about what I would sing. And I wrote. I wrote songs that I liked -- and still like -- to sing. I don't get bored. Even an old gal like 'Lady Marmalade." I mean, it's become an anthem, sort of like 'I Will...
  • Farmington's Sunken Garden Poetry Festival Draws Nationally Acclaimed Poets

    Farmington's Sunken Garden Poetry Festival Draws Nationally Acclaimed Poets
    FARMINGTON — The annual Sunken Garden Poetry Festival is currently underway and there are three more opportunities to see renowned poets read their works in the historic garden at the Hill-Stead Museum. "This is a unique festival throughout the...
  • Review: 'His Ownself' by Dan Jenkins

    Review: 'His Ownself' by Dan Jenkins
    Dan Jenkins may not be the greatest sportswriter of the 20th Century but he is indisputably in the same ballpark with such people as Grantland Rice, Ring Lardner, Red Smith, Jim Murray, Frank Deford and Gary Smith. There are others, of course, some of...
  • 9/11 museum a powerful reminder of the unthinkable

    9/11 museum a powerful reminder of the unthinkable
    There is a long list of things that the newly opened National September 11 Memorial Museum doesn't accomplish, or doesn't fully accomplish. It doesn't deal much with the messy, ongoing aftermath of the attacks of that day. It doesn't present the world's...
  • New York Legislature passes medical marijuana bill

    New York on Friday became the 23rd state to pass a bill legalizing medical marijuana, and the governor is expected to sign it. The legislation comes 18 years after the first medical marijuana bill was proposed in the state Assembly and after a week of...
  • WGN America's premiere of "Manhattan" to air in Chicago

    WGN America's premiere of  "Manhattan" to air in Chicago
    When WGN America premieres its newest original offering, “Manhattan," on July 27, it will feature something very different for most Chicago viewers -- they will be able to see it. In addition to running on Tribune Co.’s national cable...
  • New York close to settling Central Park jogger case, reportedly for $40 million

    New York close to settling Central Park jogger case, reportedly for $40 million
    A proposed settlement of the civil rights suit brought by five men falsely imprisoned in the Central Park jogger case has gone to the New York comptroller’s office, a key step on the route to final approval. The proposed settlement of the racially...