| 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 &...
| 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...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 4:34 PM
A man who led Louisiana State Police on a high-speed chase and then jumped off a bridge to elude capture has now been officially named a suspect in the death of an alleged prostitute.
Investigators say Kylen Laurent, 22, murdered and robbed Anita...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 5:13 PM
Where is Kylan Laurent? Police continue to search for this "Person of interest" in the strangulation of two women in Jefferson Parish. State police say Laurent jumped off the Veterans Memorial Bridge Tuesday.
It's another day of searching for 22 year old...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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....
| Oct 20, 2011
In every October there comes a day when you must reacquaint yourself with your oven. The outdoor grill is left to gather cobwebs, not so much from neglect (this is Los Angeles, after all) but because being in the kitchen, near the feel and smell of...