| Sep 25, 2012
| 3:21 AM
A second rape in a New York City park in less than two weeks raises the question of safety in New York parks overall.
In the latest case, the man accused of rape had been out from behind bars for a year after having served seven years for attacking...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 2:31 PM
One of the culinary minds behind the Michelin Star-winning restaurant, Vie, has announced plans to open not one, but, technically, two German-style restaurants in Chicago.
The west suburban restaurant’s chef de cuisine, Nathan Sears, is pairing...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 5:26 AM
Sylvia Longmire, a longtime analyst whose book “Cartel” on the war on drugs at the violence-ridden U.S.-Mexican border has been read by organized crime figures in Mexico, will share the podium Tuesday with a former arms broker and a former...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 8:55 AM
Rampage Fashion Event
July 29, Rampage, 1625 Railroad Ave., Bridgeport, (203) 366-7267, (203) 521-1645, rampagesk8shop.com
The first thing that happens when I introduce myself to Dave Peterson is he offers me a piece of meat. But not just any piece...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 6:55 AM
Dr. Carl Hart: An associate professor of psychology and psychiatry at Columbia University and a substance-abuse research scientist at the New York State Psychiatric Institute, Hart is well versed in the chemistry and social implications of drug...
| May 30, 2013
| 10:01 AM
Grumpy Cat, the Internet feline celebrity known for her disdainful expression, has a movie deal.
Broken Road Productions, the company behind the Kevin James vehicle "Paul Blart Mall Cop" and the Adam Sandler movie "Jack and Jill," has optioned the...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 8:05 AM
The highways and byways of American music will be explored in the months ahead at the Newport News Public Library. A set of local performers including jazz man Jae Sinnett and a local Baptist church choir will add to the fun.
As previously reported in a...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Last month after a screening, even as the lights came up in the theater, I could feel "Zero Dark Thirty" fading, its images and impact already softening in my head. No, no, wait: not fading — mingling. If our cultural experiences rub shoulders at...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Subaru on Thursday announced that it was recalling 633,842 vehicles to check for a problem with a fuse in a puddle light that could short-circuit and lead to a fire.
The move affects Subaru Legacy and Outbacks made in 2010 and 2011, Tribeca models made...
| May 12, 2013
| 5:01 PM
Hoping to change it prime time fortunes, NBC announced a bold new schedule Sunday filled with new shows and familiar stars.
The network plans to introduce 17 new series during the season, including six new comedies, eight new dramas and three new reality...
| May 16, 2013
| 1:05 PM
After more than a year-long search, the Hammer Museum has hired Connie Butler, currently the chief curator of drawings at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, as its chief curator.
She is leaving that position by July 1 in order to assume her L.A. post...