| Nov 5, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Joe Iconis, a promising 32-year-old composer, is best known for writing the song "Broadway, Here I Come" for Season 2 of the now-defunct backstage theater soap opera "Smash."
His new musical "The Black Suits," which opened Sunday at the Kirk Douglas...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 11:55 AM
There is at least one thing that John “Junior” Gotti, scion of the mobster family, and Oscar Wilde, the playwright known for his ironic bent, have in common. They know that no good deed goes unpunished.
The aphorism is generally attributed...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 6:14 PM
A U.S. Airways flight was canceled after passengers protested that a blind man and his seeing-eye dog had been kicked off Wednesday evening, according to the airline and local media reports.
Albert Rizzi, who lives in Long Island, N.Y., said the trouble...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 5:05 PM
That's one way to make a presidential endorsement: George H.W. Bush was a witness to a same-sex marriage in Maine over the weekend.
A photo posted on Facebook by one of the brides, Helen Thorgalsen, showed the 41st president -- in his wheelchair and a...
| 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...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 1:29 PM
NEW YORK -- The effects of Superstorm Sandy plagued New Jersey throughout the summer, according to a poll released Wednesday that showed 38% of state residents who visited the Jersey shore spent less time there than they expected.
The poll, conducted by...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 1:31 PM
As they worked to help repair some of the damage, people in New York and New Jersey on Tuesday commemorated the anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, which tore a deadly and costly path through the region one year ago.
Video and photo images show how coastal...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 12:41 PM
Ellis Island, which greeted millions of immigrants to the United States, reopened its museum doors on Monday, a year after the aptly named Superstorm Sandy tore through much of the eastern half of the United States, killing scores of people and destroying...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 8:00 AM
David Lockington will debut Saturday as the Pasadena Symphony's music director, attended by the usual glowing sentiments that come with arrivals and beginnings.
But in a 30-year career as a conductor that has been full of comings and goings...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 6:11 AM
Her name is Lindsay and she is a chaos addict.
That was the No. 1 takeaway from Lindsay Lohan’s amply hyped interview with Oprah Winfrey, a “television event” broadcast on the talk show doyenne’s Oprah Winfrey Network program...
| May 11, 2013
What's to live for? The price of wine continues to skyrocket, and Warren Buffett is now tweeting. What's next for us culturally? Bingo night at the Louvre?
Meanwhile, the criminal justice system insists on hammering on poor Lindsay Lohan. It's only a...