| Oct 30, 2013
| 11:29 AM
Each candidate was asked to provide the same information for the voter's guide. Their responses are below:
Seeking ninth term on Council, sixth term at-Large
Education: St. John's University, Queens, N.Y.; Canal Zone...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 7:48 PM
NEW YORK — As Superstorm Sandy roared ashore a year ago, the Atlantic Ocean swelled into the streets of Breezy Point, triggering a conflagration that devoured home after home in this neighborhood perched on a sliver of land on the fringes of New...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 10:30 AM
It's 7:18 a.m. at Kaufman Astoria Studios in Queens, N.Y., and John Goodman is yawning.
The ursine actor is up early for a shoot at the studio's Stage K, an 18,000-square-foot facility where he's shooting "Alpha House," a new TV series in which he...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 1:59 PM
The Banksy-bonanza in New York City is stalled -- at least temporarily.
So far this month, the prankster British street artist has put on a colorful, frenetic treasure hunt of sorts with his monthlong “artists residency,” “Better Out...
| Oct 27, 2013
Jason Perkail of Baltimore and Dimitri Furman of Gaithersburg are audiophiles, former DJs with a passion for high fidelity. They never thought they'd be manufacturers.
But one led to the other. In the space of five whirlwind months, they designed a high-...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 3:50 PM
In the program for "Fast Company," a play by Carla Ching now having its world premiere at South Coast Repertory, the verb "grift" is helpfully defined: "To obtain goods or money illegally by use of skill rather than violence."
Many of you are no doubt...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 7:54 AM
Police and the FBI continued a massive manhunt Thursday for the man who opened fire inside a business on Long Island, killing one employee, critically injuring the company's chief executive and prompting the lockdown of nearby schools and a shopping...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 8:53 AM
Thursday is pastrami day at Blue Willy's Barbecue in Pompano Beach, and the place is packed.
The line takes you in front of owner Will Banks, as he chops, slices and carves, while chatting with adoring customers. They're here for the pastrami sandwich...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 8:01 PM
Jane Nebel Henson knew Kermit before he was the Frog, saw the Cookie Monster before he lost his "fiendish" teeth and was around for the pre-diva days of Miss Piggy.
Henson, the wife and longtime artistic collaborator of legendary Muppets creator Jim...
| Oct 1, 2012
Jennifer Jaff was on the brink of attending law school when her doctor tried to stop her because she had a debilitating chronic illness.
"I decided I couldn't stay in bed the rest of my life," she later said. "I had to live."
Decades later she was a...
| Feb 2, 2013
In the late 1970s when Edward I. Koch won his first term as mayor of New York, the city was in shambles, its coffers and confidence sapped by financial crises and a paralyzing blackout. It needed a fighter and found one in Koch, a well-practiced pol...