| Apr 12, 2012
| 9:11 PM
In a letter to the Times Picayune, Ochsner-New Orleans CEO Dr. Patrick Quinlan waxes Hyppocratic over the "healthcare costs" that accrue to Louisiana smokers.
Quinlan claims that smoking runs up the Who Dat healthcare tab* by $1.47 BILLION every year....
| Apr 14, 2012
| 5:42 PM
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (KTLA) -- Higher elevations received a dusting of snow Saturday, a day after an incense Spring storm soaked much Southern California.
As many as 3,000 people made their way to the Mountain High slopes in Wrightwood Saturday, which...
| Oct 24, 2011
| 2:35 PM
About 90 audience members watched the opening show of a new documentary on the great Yiddish writer Sholem Aleichem. But none watched with more interest than Mitchell Waife, who was watching the story of his grandfather.
"Terrific job," Waife said Oct....
| Jan 30, 2012
| 9:21 AM
OAKLAND, Calif. -- Oakland City Hall was set to reopen Monday after municipal employees worked to clean up damage they said was caused over the weekend by Occupy protesters, about 400 of whom were arrested following clashes with police in this Northern...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 4:29 PM
Eight days after Kylan Laurent plunged into the Mississippi River from the Veteran's Memorial Bridge near Gramercy, and now his body was found. Workers discovered a Laurent’s body in the river in Norco.
Workers at the Valero Refinery saw the body...
| Nov 28, 2011
| 3:35 PM
The trustees of the City University of New York, or CUNY, have voted to raise the tuition for students by $300 per year over five years, including the current academic year. Hundreds of students and activists protested on Monday outside of the Baruch...
| Oct 14, 2011
There are precious few bars in Los Angeles that are welcoming, upscale and have a legitimate claim on pre-1950s Hollywood drinking history. This weekend sees the return of a great one, the Writer's Room, a space that once belonged to the famed Musso &...
| Dec 20, 2011
| 9:20 AM
Jerry Edwards' Lutherville-based catering company Chef's Expressions has announced its 2012 schedule of wine suppers and culinary classes, all of which are held at the company's Gramercy Mansion property in Stevenson.
Chef's Expressions has scheduled...
| Dec 20, 2011
| 11:40 AM
An elderly man was struck and killed by a box truck Tuesday as he was attempting to cross Third Avenue in Manhattan, officials said.
According to authorities, the 73-year-old man was mowed down at around 12:10 p.m. as he crossed the avenue near East 22nd...
| Dec 29, 2011
Andrea Pappas founder of BrunchCritic.com stopped by with her top 3 New Year's Day brunch spots.
1) Fantastic Pancakes - 44&X Pancakes from 44 &X in Hell's Kitchen
2) If you didn't get enough drinks the night before Do-It-Yourself Bloody Mary Bars in...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Heavy Seas Alehouse will officially open February 15, the pub and restaurant announced this morning. It also confirmed that Matt Seeber, a former chef at Tom Colicchio's Craftsteak restaurant at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, will be its executive chef....