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  • 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...
  • Vantis Life Reports New Recurring Premium Up 18% Last Year

    Vantis Life Insurance Co. reports that its new recurring premium was just more than $4 million in 2012, an 18 percent increase from the year before. Vantis, based in Windsor, sells life insurance products through banks, credit unions and brokers across...
  • Joan Roberts dies at 95; female lead in original 'Oklahoma!'

    Joan Roberts dies at 95; female lead in original 'Oklahoma!'
    Joan Roberts, who originated the female lead role of Laurey in the 1943 Broadway production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's long-running hit musical "Oklahoma!" and made a final return to Broadway after a more than five-decade absence in a 2001 revival of...
  • More information on these restaurants

    wd~50 50 Clinton St., New York, N.Y. (212) 477-2900 http://www.wd-50.com City Tavern restaurant 138 S. 2nd St., Philadelphia, Pa. (215) 413-1443 http://www.citytavern.com Portland, Ore. ¡OBA! 555 N.W. 12th Ave., Portland, Ore. (503) 228-6161...
  • Hotel toiletries getting too upscale to leave behind

     Hotel toiletries getting too upscale to leave behind
    Some of the miniature toiletries at upscale hotels and resorts are so beautifully bottled, fabulously scented and downright seductive they seem to dare guests: Try me. See if you can resist taking me home! Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts partnered...
  • No sibling rivalry for Elizabeth Olsen

    No sibling rivalry for Elizabeth Olsen
    Reporting from New York — Elizabeth Olsen recently experienced something that had never happened to her: She was recognized by a stranger. "It was really weird. I was walking in Tribeca and a guy just came up to me and said, 'I just saw the...
  • Orlando Philharmonic gala features Michael Andrew and Michelle Mailhot

     
    Bring your dancing shoes and get ready for an evening of elegance and excitement as the Orlando Philharmonic takes you live from the Waldorf Ballroom with an evening of music that will have you up on your feet. Swingin' Orlando bandleader Michael Andrew...
  • Backcombing is back — and other hair-styling trends from Intercoiffure

     
    Thanks, Douglas Marvaldi, for the press kit from the recent Intercoiffure America/Canada convention at The Waldorf Astoria New York. Douglas is the owner/hairstylist/makeup artist of Marvaldi, the hair and makeup studio in the Hidden Garden off Park...
  • Florida State QB Christian Ponder wins $18,000 postgraduate scholarship

     
    Florida State QB Christian Ponder wins $18,000 postgraduate scholarship...
  • And the 2011 nominees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame are..

     
    The Alice Cooper Band, Neil Diamond, Dr. John, Darlene Love and Tom Waits lead a field that also includes Jac Holzman and Art Rupe, as individual recipients of the Ahmet Ertegun Award. Also, an award for musical excellence will be presented to Leon...
  • Monster Mash: 'Spider-Man' delays opening again; MoMA acquires art censored by Smithsonian

     
    Officially ridiculous: Producers of Broadway's "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" have delayed the opening of the musical once again, with a new date set for March 15. (Los Angeles Times) Making a statement: The Museum of Modern Art in New......