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  • Brand names and mass graves

    Cheap clothes! Their cost, it turns out, is beyond calculation. "Babul Mia said he identified his wife Mariam Begum, 25, who was apparently burnt beyond recognition, but he could identify her bangles and her small teeth," reported Bangladesh's main...
  • The Fugs still riotous after all these years

    The Fugs still riotous after all these years
    The Fugs finally return to Chicago on Saturday at the City Winery after a 44-year absence. The reception for the band is bound to be a bit warmer than it was when the counter-culture pioneers last performed here, on Dec. 28, 1968, at the Aragon Ballroom....
  • Urban areas a silver lining

    Urban areas a silver lining
    To the plethora of theories about the recent election, allow me to add a highly personal one: Nov. 6, 2012, was payback time for the melting pot, that all-American metaphor. It's invoked by politicians in Fourth of July salutes to America's diversity. "E...
  • Anthony Bourdain: Eat out and tip big to save NYC restaurants after Sandy

    Anthony Bourdain: Eat out and tip big to save NYC restaurants after Sandy
    Chef, author and Emmy-winning television personality Anthony Bourdain is now a CNN contributor. He will travel around the globe to places such as Myanmar, Israel and the Congo as host of a new CNN show premiering this April. Follow him on Twitter...
  • HELP IF YOU NEED IT: Food and Water Distribution Locations Across City

    HELP IF YOU NEED IT: Food and Water Distribution Locations Across City
    The Salvation Army announced Thursday night that they would deliver food to victims of Hurricane Sandy at 14 locations in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island between 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. until they are no longer necessary. The distribution centers...
  • Reporter tries to contact friends, family on East Coast

    Reporter tries to contact friends, family on East Coast
    Q13 FOX News reporter Kate Burgess grew up in New Jersey, where most of her family and friends still live. As the images of storm devastation continued to pour in, she was trying to reach loved ones all day.  Here is her first-person account: It's...
  • Sandy's Wrath: Much of Manhattan is in the Dark and Subway Tunnels Are Filled With Water Amid Historic Flooding. The Big Question: How Bad is the Damage From Epic Storm?

    Sandy's Wrath: Much of Manhattan is in the Dark and Subway Tunnels Are Filled With Water Amid Historic Flooding. The Big Question: How Bad is the Damage From Epic Storm?
    Historic Hurricane Sandy slammed the tri-state area Monday, leaving millions without power in the region, the lower Manhattan skyline darkened, sea water rushing into subway and car tunnels, and Hudson River water spilling deep into Manhattan streets. It...
  • MTA to Begin Shutdown of Mass Transit at 7 p.m. as Mandatory Evacuations Ordered for Low-Lying Areas

    MTA to Begin Shutdown of Mass Transit at 7 p.m. as Mandatory Evacuations Ordered for Low-Lying Areas
    With potentially historic Hurricane Sandy barreling toward the tri-state area, the MTA will begin to shut down the region's mass-transportation system at 7 p.m. Sunday and city officials have enacted mandatory evacuation for the more than a quarter-of-a-...
  • Counter Intelligence: Tom Bergin's Tavern, reinvented

    Counter Intelligence: Tom Bergin's Tavern, reinvented
    Have you been to Tom Bergin's Tavern lately? No — not Molly Malone's, the pub with the bands; the other one on Fairfax, a few blocks south, with the Irish coffee and the old Bing Crosby vibe. Bergin's has been a fascinating place since Brandon...
  • Former Talking Heads frontman David Byrne explores ideas about music and performance

    Former Talking Heads frontman David Byrne explores ideas about music and performance
    David Byrne's lyrics, especially in his early days with Talking Heads, put even the most mundane human behavior underneath a magnifying glass to reveal all its wonder and strangeness. He was the "anthropologist from Mars," instantly staking out a place...
  • Fun-Filled Market Pops-Up Under the High Line

    Fun-Filled Market Pops-Up Under the High Line
    What better way to spend this last beautiful long weekend in the city than to hit up the High Line, then mosey on down to the brand new pop-up market on Washington. Dozens of local companies have booths at the market, from clothes to jewelry to soaps!...