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  • 'Bachelor' star Gia Allemand dead after apparent suicide

    'Bachelor' star Gia Allemand dead after apparent suicide
    Gia Allemand, who appeared on "The Bachelor" and its spinoff show "Bachelor Pad," died Wednesday following an apparent suicide attempt. "Due to a critical loss of brain and organ function, life support was withdrawn today," the reality star's publicist,...
  • Bethlehem's Ronald Cruz snaps two-fight losing streak; wins by knockout

     
    For the first time in 14 months, Ronald Cruz was a winner on Saturday night at the Sands Bethlehem Event Center. The promising Bethlehem welterweight, considered a championship contender, ended a two-fight losing streak by knocking out Mexico's Rodolpho...
  • Farmers Markets: A refresher course on specialty apples

    Farmers Markets: A refresher course on specialty apples
    Commercial apple varieties mostly lack the intensity, complexity and idiosyncrasies of the finest older and specialty kinds, for which the prime season has just begun. It's a good time to review the most flavorful varieties that will be available at local...
  • Review: 'Dissident Gardens' by Jonathan Lethem

    Review: 'Dissident Gardens' by Jonathan Lethem
    Jonathan Lethem's "Dissident Gardens" is a different sort of beast altogether, a mad dash through the past half-century or so of American (particularly Jewish-American) life. It is a novel about identity, about the way being shaped by a legacy of...
  • 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...
  • Birth Control Not A Political Bargaining Chip

    As a young woman living in 2013 (not 1913), it's shocking to me that there are still people who think a woman's boss should be able to decide if she has access to insurance coverage for birth control. Like the majority of my peers, I'm already feeling the...
  • Go away with Judah Friedlander

    Go away with Judah Friedlander
    Actor Judah Friedlander ("30 Rock," "Meet the Parents," "The Wrestler") travels regularly for his stand-up comic routines and to film on location. A resident of Queens, N.Y., the 44-year-old entertainer says that you don't have to go far to enjoy...
  • 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...
  • Taking the Kids -- new ways to light up your holidays this season

    Love 'em, or hate 'em? No, not the relatives, though the holidays can bring out the worst in everyone. In fact, I had to laugh at a new holiday travel survey from Embassy Suites that found that more than half of Americans confess to misbehaving as a...
  • New York train engineer to be interviewed; derailment victims ID'd

    Investigators probing the derailment of a New York passenger train hoped to interview the engineer Monday or Tuesday as they tried to determine if speed, equipment failure or another factor caused seven cars to hurtle off the tracks, killing four...