| Apr 12, 2013
| 12:58 AM
Even by New York standards, Anthony Weiner’s political comeback is a little…precipitate. After all, Bill Clinton waited longer than two years to rehabilitate himself after the Monica Lewinsky debacle, and he didn’t expose himself to...
| Mar 23, 2013
| 8:00 AM
NEW YORK — Until last year, Café Grumpy in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, was mostly known as a destination for the serious coffee drinker, the type of place where each modestly sized cup is individually brewed and goes for $4 a pop.
Now, thanks to "Girls,...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 10:02 AM
After two consecutive years at the Beacon Theatre on New York's Upper West Side, the Tony Awards ceremony will return to the more spacious Radio City Music Hall this year.
Organizers of Broadway's biggest night announced Monday that the annual awards...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 3:56 PM
Shortly after the proclamation of the new pope, a reporter for U.S. television told his audience that the Catholics of Latin America "have waited 20 centuries for a pope to come from this region."
There were, of course, no Catholics in Latin...
| Feb 24, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Education Week tells us about Carolyn Abbott: Her score on the Teacher Data Report, the New York City Department of Education’s effort to isolate a teacher’s contribution to her students’ performance on New York State’s math and...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 11:08 AM
New York City is the most fashionable place to be seen this week when Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week rolls into Lincoln Center. One of the biggest draws of the event is the opportunity to rub shoulders with the fashion elite: models, photographers, designers,...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 7:42 AM
Chicago enjoys an embarrassment of riches when it comes to jazz guitarists, and one of the most distinctive of them brought home the point Thursday evening at the Jazz Showcase.
Jazz listeners around the world may know Bobby Broom best for the years...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 3:21 PM
The past year was a momentous one for the widely admired Chicago guitarist Bobby Broom.
His first album made up entirely of original compositions, "Upper West Side Story" (Origin Records), won richly deserved critical accolades and considerable airplay,...
| Jan 5, 2013
Most people don't start their day combing the newspaper for headlines about white-collar felons. But for Kelly Richmond Pope, it's just part of the job as a forensic accountant, and one she shares with students at DePaul University, where she is an...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 12:37 PM
A buoyant winter season ahead includes:
"Shadowgraph: Octets by Franz Schubert and George Lewis": The innovative thinkers at the International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) perform major works by masters from two centuries and genres. The repertoire...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 2:55 PM
Cecil Singleton had settled in to watch an episode of "Parenthood" when he caught a TV news teaser featuring the words "Elmo sex scandal." A man had accused puppeteer Kevin Clash — the man behind the world's most popular Sesame Street puppet —...