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  • Art & History Museums — Maitland's 2014-15 season

     Art & History Museums — Maitland's 2014-15 season
    The A&H Museums — Maitland has an extensive lineup of exhibitions and events, including the return of Art31, its monthlong celebration of art and culture. The A&H also gets into the Charles Dickens spirit, with a yuletide transformation of its...
  • Don't Look Down

    Don't Look Down
    I don’t think of myself as being afraid of heights, but I’ve been in some situations that melted my insides, most notably, a trek to the top of the Empire State Building. When my wife and I visited Paris last year, we passed on the trip to the...
  • Cruise Port Spotlight: New York, N.Y.

    Cruise Port Spotlight: New York, N.Y.
    Cruise passengers can enjoy a slice of the Big Apple, New York City, both as a port of call as an embarkation/disembarkation port on a variety of voyages including Canada and New England itineraries and some Caribbean and trans-Atlantic crossings. Often...
  • Duel of the digital assistants

    Duel of the digital assistants
    Siri's got a new frenemy. Her name is Cortana, and she's bringing plenty of underdog attitude to the battle for the title of best digital personal assistant. Who can best fill out your calendar, call a friend or find the nearest Mexican restaurant on...
  • Datebook: Canvases attacked, drums pounded and colors bleeding

    Datebook: Canvases attacked, drums pounded and colors bleeding
    A dance-performance about adolescence in the Bronx, an eight-hour movie about people at work, an installation that is all color, and talking-breathing-eating Instagram. It's all happening in our smoggy, drought-y neck of the woods: Okwui Okpokwasili,...
  • Gerald Ratner, 1913-2014

    Gerald Ratner, 1913-2014
    Gerald Ratner practiced law in Chicago for more than 75 years and for many decades represented the billionaire Crown family in business and real estate deals that included the sale of the Empire State Building. A baseball player at the University of...
  • Vince Gilligan and Beau Willimon on Netflix, antiheroes and their biggest mistakes

    Variety: Who's more evil, Frank Underwood or Walter White? Gilligan: (Laughs.) That's a tough one! I think Frank Underwood is smoother about it. They're both pretty ruthless, but you would have to say Frank's been much more effective using his evil....
  • Vince Gilligan and Beau Willimon on Netflix, Antiheroes and Their Biggest Mistakes

    "Are we just supposed to pretend we're in a smoky café in Budapest and just talking about making TV?" asked Beau Willimon, at the start of his conversation with "Breaking Bad's" Vince Gilligan for Variety. If only! In reality, both showrunners were...
  • L.A.'s tallest skyscraper to get observation deck

    L.A.'s tallest skyscraper to get observation deck
    U.S. Bank Tower, the tallest building in the West, will soon have an observation deck and sky-high restaurant catering to visitors to downtown Los Angeles. The deck, the first of its kind in Southern California, will provide visitors with a sweeping...
  • Q&A: 'Sharknado 2′ Writer on Celebrity Cameos, Misunderstood Sharks

    After the viral success of 2013's "Sharknado," Thunder Levin returns to the writing room to pen the sequel, a new disaster adventure set in the streets of New York. "Sharknado 2: The Second One" airs at 9 p.m. Wednesday on SyFy. How did this crazy idea...
  • Arts District's changing landscape is worrisome to longtime residents

    Arts District's changing landscape is worrisome to longtime residents
    Every morning Melissa Richardson Banks walks the Arts District hunting for new scenes. One Saturday it's the word "Life" stenciled on a sidewalk in black spray paint. A few weeks later it's a yellow construction crane blocking the skyline. She has...
  • Las Vegas: Hershey's Chocolate World opens on the Strip

    Las Vegas: Hershey's Chocolate World opens on the Strip
    With the opening Tuesday of Hershey’s Chocolate World on the Las Vegas Strip, visitors may feel as though they’ve landed on the Candy Land game board. Hershey’s Chocolate World plans to distribute 1 million free Kisses when it opens...