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Pop & HissThere’s the summer song that we’re all familiar with: the blow-up pop hit that demands that we strip to our bikinis and mankinis, frolic on the beach, and bounce from party to party all night long, possibly tanked on whatever......
Pop & HissGiven the Fiery Furnaces’ obsessively prolific career -- member Matthew Friedberger is currently making his way through a multi-volume solo project -- it’s a wonder that Eleanor Friedberger's debut solo record, “Last Summer,” didn&...
Pop & HissThe weekly Pop & Hiss rundown of the weekend's top concerts. Friday • Eleanor Friedberger @ Origami Vinyl. Friedberger's solo debut, "Last Summer," is a beautiful collection of pop oddities and forgotten comforts. Known best for work in pop...
William J. Bratton, who will step down two weeks from today, deserves to go down in history alongside William H. Parker as a reforming Los Angeles police chief whose administration marked a decisive and consequential break with the past. Parker's...
Americans are often unaware of major cultural trends developing just slightly off the beaten path. Take the Scandinavian Whodunit Boom. A month ago, Karin Fossum's novel, "The Indian Bride," won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for best mystery. Fossum, a...
Tags: Fiction, Crimes, Elmore Leonard, Georges Simenon, Crime (genre)
Times Staff WriterLANCASTER, S.C. — On a sweltering afternoon, the Rev. Al Sharpton takes a swig of iced tea and rises to address the crowd at Etta's Kitchen. Hooking his thumbs in the vest of a three-piece suit, the Harlem Democrat explains why he's running for...
RedEyeBergstein’s NY Deli, which has brick-and-mortar location and food truck in the south suburbs, will open its new location in Hyde Park by early September. Located near the intersection of Woodlawn and 55th Street, the new Bergstein’s NY...
NEW YORK (AP) — Ed Koch's favorite moment as mayor of New York City, fittingly, involved yelling. Suddenly inspired to do something brash about the rare transit strike that crippled the city in 1980, he strode down to the Brooklyn Bridge to...
Just when the chef memoir had started tasting a little overly familiar — the long struggles to cook their food their way, the breakthrough review, the stove burns, the final 60 pages where nothing much happens but happiness and prosperity —...
pix11.comPolice continue to hunt for the so-called "Number 8 Killer," the man they suspect is behind the murders of three Brooklyn shopkeepers, two of them gunned down over the summer. Rahmatollah Vahidipour, 78, of Woodbourne Road in Great Neck, Long Island.,...
pix11.com | @markspixConey Island will forever be known for its boardwalk, the Cyclone, and Nathan’s Famous hot dogs. And fans of the franks say nothing goes better with them than Nathan’s crunchy crinkle cut French fries. But recently customers are...
pix11.com | @JuliaTheWriterThe bullet that killed Issac Kadare, the 59-year-old owner of the Amazing 99 Cent store in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, was linked to the same gun used in a similar killing of another Brooklyn store owner a month earlier. Kadare, an Egyptian-born devout Jew,...
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