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  • Voter's guide to candidates in Laurel's Nov. 5 election

    Each candidate was asked to provide the same information for the voter's guide. Their responses are below: Michael Leszcz Seeking ninth term on Council, sixth term at-Large Age: 67 Education: St. John's University, Queens, N.Y.; Canal Zone...
  • Breezy Point looks back a year after Superstorm Sandy

    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...
  • Step Aside, Netflix: Amazon's Entering the Original Series Race

    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...
  • Is Banksy's New York City residency over?

    Is Banksy's New York City residency over?
    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...
  • Manufacturing startup gets a fast start

    Manufacturing startup gets a fast start
    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-...
  • Review: 'Fast Company' a wily game of one-upmanship

    Review: 'Fast Company' a wily game of one-upmanship
    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...
  • Search continues for man who shot 2 at N.Y. business, killing 1

    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...
  • Raising the bar on barbecue

    Raising the bar on barbecue
    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...
  • 'All in the Family' star Jean Stapleton dies at 90

    'All in the Family' star Jean Stapleton dies at 90
    Jean Stapleton, the actress who endeared herself to viewers in the 1970s as Edith Bunker, whose sudden bursts of truth regularly cut through her husband Archie's bluster on the groundbreaking television series "All in the Family," has died. She was 90....
  • Jane Nebel Henson dies at 78; partner with Jim Henson in Muppets

    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...
  • Jennifer Jaff dies at 55; advocate for the chronically ill

    Jennifer Jaff dies at 55; advocate for the chronically ill
    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...