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In the late 1970s when Edward I. Koch won his first term as mayor of New York, the city was in shambles, its coffers and confidence sapped by financial crises and a paralyzing blackout. It needed a fighter and found one in Koch, a well-practiced pol...
NEW YORK -- To his family, Ed Koch was "Uncle Eddie." To New Yorkers, he was "hizzoner," the omnipresent three-term mayor who was remembered Monday as the man who lifted a grim city to glory but who always had time for his nieces, nephews, and a...
SAN FRANCISCO — Amy Herzog, a breath of fresh air on the playwriting scene, shapes her plays out of the missing pieces of conversations, the resonant silences that suggest that emotion is both too heavy and too slippery for words. In "4000 Miles,"...
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Actor Victor Garber confirmed Monday that he's gay -- though he did it in a didn't-everyone-know-already way. "I don’t really talk about it but everybody knows," Garber told the Greg in Hollywood blog about living with his same-sex partner, Rainer...
Moviegoers didn't exactly go psycho for "Hitchcock" at the box office this weekend, but the film didn't get slaughtered either. The movie starring Anthony Hopkins as legendary filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock debuted in 17 theaters this weekend and...
There’s buzz that Anna Wintour, the powerful editor of Vogue magazine, is being considered by President Obama for the prestigious post of U.S. ambassador to the United Kingdom-- correctly known as ambassador to the Court of St. James's. When White...
Estimates of the economic losses caused by Hurricane Sandy earlier this week reached $50 billion as experts assessed the costs of severe property damage, shut-down subways and power outages. On Thursday, Eqecat Inc. said it expects storm-related losses...
Los Angeles Times Restaurant CriticSang Yoon started the no-substitutions or modifications trope at Father's Office, I think, where he refused to serve his notorious hamburger without blue cheese or countenance ketchup on his fries. Vinny Dotolo and Jon Shook turned it into an aesthetic at...
The economic damage wrought by Sandy’s rampage through the East Coast now might encompass candy sales, costume purchases and holiday event planners as the storm shuts down Halloween celebrations along its path. For the first time in 39 years, the...
In 1962, Doc Watson and some of his musician neighbors set out from their home in the Blue Ridge Mountains on the journey of a lifetime, to perform at the Ash Grove folk club in Los Angeles. "I remember the first trip we did," Watson said in a 2008...
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Pop & HissA reported brawl between the entourages of hip-hop stars Chris Brown and Drake in a New York City nightclub left four people injured. New York City police are investigating the disturbance....
The brown-leather journal is my passport to Sept. 11, 2001. When I hold it in my hands, images and memories are no further away than yesterday. I had no notebook with me when my husband and I dropped our children, 8 and 4, at school that morning. Then...
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